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The Global Black Belt Summit 2021, April 5th to 8th

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Covid-19 and Earth Day 2021: Six big technological changes


Earth Day 2021 How Covid-19 will accelerate certain technologies that transform society Covid-19 slowed down the economy, but the pandemic is accelerating technology and driving big changes to society. We asked the Xinova innovator network in April to look ahead and predict what the world will look like by Earth Day 2021 and beyond, in […]. The post Covid-19 and Earth Day 2021: Six big technological changes appeared first on Xinova.

IMBB Innovation Management Black Belt™ – Stockholm, Feb 18 – 19

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IMGB Innovation Management Green Belt™ – Stockholm, Feb 16 – 17

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Future Insight: Changing the World with an Anticipatory Mindset

Daniel Burrus

In yet another cumulative way, 2021’s prize is on the topic of dramatic population increase and how to sustain such an increase with innovative ways to produce food while avoiding compromising the integrity of our planet. We are at a unique point in human history, marked by accelerating global change and enhanced by technological advances. We are always doing the impossible.

European CO2 Non-Compliance Fines


In 2021, the EU will levy its first fines on automotive OEMs for failing to meet the European automotive fleet average CO2 target of 95g/km. However, it is now likely that manufacturers will fail to achieve targets. The post European CO2 Non-Compliance Fines appeared first on Sopheon. Blog Innovation

Innovation by the numbers, the secret source in UAE

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vision 2021 is one of the most ambitious innovation visions on the planet, aiming for sustainability, health, education, renewable energy and a knowledge-based economy.

Common Mistakes When Partnering with Startups | Collective Campus


Investment on digital transformation alone is set to hit US$7 trillion worldwide by 2021, according to IDC. However, big investments open the door for costly failures, and 84% of digital transformations go on to fail. Organisations are investing big on innovation initiatives that are said to build a culture of innovation but ultimately amount to little more than innovation theatre, despite their best intentions

#1,752 – 2020 Fantasy Baseball Considerations

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Play for just 50% of the pot and having the remainder roll over to cover part of the 2021 season. If you are in a league with salaries and contracts do not increase them at all for 2021. If you are in a league with a farm system enable minor leaguers to maintain their eligibility going into 2021. But if you are in an auction league you should still have a mini auction in 2021 to churn rosters, fill holes, replace injured or retired players, etc.

Common Mistakes When Partnering with Startups | Collective Campus


Investment on digital transformation alone is set to hit US$7 trillion worldwide by 2021, according to IDC. However, big investments open the door for costly failures, and 84% of digital transformations go on to fail. Organisations are investing big on innovation initiatives that are said to build a culture of innovation but ultimately amount to little more than innovation theatre, despite their best intentions

Innovation by the numbers, the secret source in UAE

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vision 2021 is one of the most ambitious innovation visions on the planet, aiming for sustainability, health, education, renewable energy and a knowledge-based economy. Furthermore, for his efforts in outlining necessary and tangible changes that are to be done to fulfill the objectives and strategic initiatives leading to the achievement of the Vision 2021 for the UAE.

Extracting Actionable Insights From Data: What you need to know


In fact, businesses driven by data insights and analytics are effectively growing at an average of more than 30 percent every year , and by 2021, they are expected to take $1.8

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Predictions for a post-COVID world: US economy through 2025

Jeffrey Phillips

Second, if companies are serious about sending people to work from home, there will be a significant amount of corporate real estate coming available in 2021 and 2022, and less demand from corporations. This means it's unlikely the government can increase spending on roads, bridges and other infrastructure before at least summer 2021. If you've been following these posts, you'll know by now that I am extracting insights and predictions from a post-COVID scenario I drafted.

#1,849 – NBA Style Bubbles

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Especially since the pandemic is likely to linger into 2021 and maybe even 2022. Why should millionaire athletes have all the fun?! Let’s create NBA style bubbles all over the country! Hundreds of people all congregating together for months on end just like they’re doing in Orlando, Florida to finish the NBA season at Disney’s Wide World of Sports. Except that instead of basketball players we would pool together hundreds of ordinary people.

The Future Of Emotionally Intelligent Technology with Sergio Langarica


billion by 2021. Computers are increasingly able to figure out what we’re feeling. A recent report predicts that the global affective computing market will grow from $12.2 billion in 2016 to $53.98 The report by research and consultancy firm MarketsandMarkets observed that enabling technologies have already been adopted in a wide range of industries and noted a rising demand for facial feature extraction software.

#1,815 – The Future of Streaming

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Even more are on the way, including NBC’s Peacock later this week, and an expanded, rebranded version of CBS All Access in 2021. It’s a Saturday night during a global pandemic. There’s no where to go. Nothing to do. I would like to curl up on the couch and watch some guilty pleasure TV or some mind-blowing Sci-Fi but I feel like I’ve already seen everything there is to see from network TV to Hollywood blockbusters. Forget about Netflix and chill.

Strategic Thinking 101: Strategy Is The Answer to These 5 Questions


The President and CEO for Ford Motor Company, Mark Fields, had a conference where he spoke about Ford entering the self-driving car race in 2021 hoping to establish Ford as a leader in this field. Of course, self-driving is the next car revolution so it’s not surprising to hear Ford is entering the space. What’s interesting is how he explained Ford’s decision making process and the way they operate.

Ecommerce Is Still Holding The Torch And Will Probably Continue To After Covid

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What is certain though, is that companies in the retail industry must invest in improving their digital services during the pandemic, in order to keep within the market for 2021. source.

What to expect in a post-COVID world

Jeffrey Phillips

As I've written, I'm not sure we'll have a new "normal" for some time, perhaps 12-18 months after the summer of 2020, since there is likely a recurrence of COVID in the fall and winter, vaccines won't be ready until early 2021 at best, and the economy and markets will be highly volatile. I've been working for the past two months on developing some scenarios that examine what may happen as the first bout of COVID peaks and begins to dissipate, hopefully in the summer of 2020.

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#1,590 – 2020 Breakthrough Nominee: Dopamine Hacking

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

And if it lasts until 2021. Trying to predict trends ahead of time can be challenging. You never quite know how new ideas will be received in the marketplace. New technologies and scientific breakthroughs seemingly pop up out of nowhere. Flashes of brilliance coming when we least expect them.

How to do More with a Shrinking Budget


An article from ClickZ reports slowi n g ad vertising efforts now could diminish a brand’s overall impact and messaging could be less effective once marketing efforts ramp back up, leading to an 11% revenue decrease in 2021. . As brands continue to face several challenges this year , including the unknowns surrounding the pandemic and the election, many marketers and categories also face the added challenge of operating under tighter budgets. .

The 5 ways leaders are responding to Covid-19

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These are projects that are future-focused, but much closer-in than 2021. We have been in touch with several dozen growth leaders at large enterprises during the past month. Who better to navigate uncertainty, create rapid prototypes, and make effective pivots?

First 3 predictions for post-COVID world

Jeffrey Phillips

What happens when many leases for office space end in 2020 and 2021? I've just published a short paper on the likely future after COVID, and am exploring what the trend spotting and scenario development suggests to me. We need to be spending time understanding the emerging future and preparing for it. I've presented one version of the potential future in my paper, posted on my LinkedIn account. I'll be calling out some implications and predictions based on this paper.

How to use AI in E-commerce


trillion by 2021. Do you run an e-commerce store that sells fast moving products or services? Well, if you do, then you are lucky. Research by Statistica shows that in 2018, total e-commerce sales hit $2.8 trillion. It is expected that this figure will significantly increase in 2019, and might hit $4.88 This means that, if you do everything right and reach a wider target market, your business will grow tremendously.

4 Emerging Technologies Impacting Today’s Digital Transformation


trillion by 2021. Digital transformation. If you’ve yet to hear about this IT phenomenon, it’s likely you’re not among the 44 percent of businesses implementing a digital-first approach to business processes, operations, and customer engagement. ZDnet defines today’s digital transformation as , “using digital technologies to remake a process to become more efficient or effective.

Poor Page Experience Could Be Why Your Website Isn’t Performing

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The fully-fleshed out update will only arrive in 2021. source. Google recently announced that it would be updating its ranking algorithm to take account of something it calls page experience. You can think of this moniker as describing the level of delight that a person experiences when interacting with your web pages. The faster your pages load, and the better the security, the better the overall feel of interacting with a site. .

Innovation 360 Group is on the ground in UAE, and Dubai is leading the charge in the pursuit of innovation

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The leadership of the UAE has emphasized its importance across all sectors through UAE Vision 2021. As a force for change behind most industries and a catalyst for development in the public and private sectors, innovation is undoubtedly one of the keys to economic development and diversification around the world. The UAE, and Dubai especially, has set its sights on achieving the highest levels of innovation.

XPRIZE Launches New $10 Million open Innovation Challenge


The grand prize will be awarded in October 2021. One of the biggest pieces of open innovation news from this week was the announcement of the launch of the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE by XPRIZE and All Nippon Airways (ANA). It is a four-year global open innovation contest to develop real-life avatars. What is being sought is a multi-purpose avatar system that will allow us to see, hear, touch and interact with remote physical environments and people via an integrated robotic device.

8 Exciting Digital workplace trends To Watch For in 2020


According to Gartner , by 2021, more than 50% of enterprises will spend more per annum on bots and chatbot creation than traditional mobile app development. As we forge into a new decade in 2020, we carry forward some of the most transformative digital technologies that have revolutionized the way we work. The outreach that technology today has and its capabilities in the workplace are so vast that artificial intelligence and other smart technologies can soon become our co-workers.

#1,736 – Cancel Everything

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

It’s not re-safe to open anything, go anywhere, do anything, until we have a vaccine which we may not have until 2021 at the earliest and even then it may not last long. I am a die-hard baseball fan. Borderline obsessed. I literally moved to Arizona to be closer to Spring Training. And I am adamant about one key point: under no circumstances, in any shape or form, should there be a major league baseball season this year. It’s asinine.

#1,705 – Baseball: The Gathering

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

When and if baseball ever returns, perhaps some time in 2021 at this rate, it will likely return to far less fans. Baseball had a golden opportunity. A captive audience with literally no where to go, nothing else to do. But instead of capitalizing on that opportunity and giving an emotional lift to a country sorely in need of one they struck out.

Changing the way we move around cities


Ford’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields recently announced plans to team up with major global cities to help solve congestion issues and help people move more easily as well as to have fully-autonomous vehicles in 2021 – two bold initiatives that builds on more than 100 years’ of innovation from the automaker. The future of transportation and mobility is as exciting and uncertain as it ever has been over the past 100 years.

4 Strategies to Grow Your Small Business

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Statistics show that mobile e-commerce sales are expected to account for a massive 54% of total online sales by 2021. Contributed post –. source: bizior photography. Starting a business requires significant amounts of time and resources. For that reason, you must make smart investments and plan carefully to improve your chances of business success. Luckily, there are several ways to achieve long-term growth within your company.

Supply chain innovation: Using co-creation to unlock hidden value


For Harley Davidson, tariffs on their bikes soared from 6% to 31%, set to rise further in 2021. There’s no such thing as “too efficient”. There’s always room for improvement. It’s why businesses are forever under pressure to deliver on new operational efficiencies whether through reducing costs or improving outputs. But what happens when you genuinely feel you’ve exhausted every avenue and turned over every stone you can within the organisation? Simple.

Retail Innovation: A Collision Conference Interview with Doug Stephens

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As that continues through Q3 and Q4 of this year, that’s going to mean a spate of new bankruptcies in Q1 of 2021. If some of these retail struggles carry into 2021 and store closings continue at their record pace, then what eventually happens to all those empty stores? Collision Conference has quickly become one of the world’s largest tech and innovation gatherings. This year’s event, Collision From Home, took place online from June 23-25.

How can academics ensure their work has impact?


This ‘impact’ in the REF is defined as “an effect on, change, or benefit to the economy, society, culture, public policy or public services, health, the environment, or quality of life beyond academia” When the next REF takes place in 2021, the percentage of a university’s score based upon their researcher’s impact will increase from 20% to 25% – a sign of the increasing value placed on ensuring research benefits society.

yet2 Insights: The Future of IoT


billion connected devices, this will nearly double by 2021. What does the future hold for IoT? The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded into the tech world over the past decade. From smart thermostats and home assistants to cars that interact with your phone, this rapidly expanding collection of networked devices is giving unforeseeable insights into human behavior, as well as unexpected threats.

Top 8 Digital Workplace Trends for 2019


According to Gartner , by 2021, early adopter brands that redesign their websites to support visual and voice search will increase digital commerce revenue by 30%. As workplace demographics are transforming, employers struggle to match the evolving needs of a multi-generational workforce. New digital technologies have improved the way we analyze data, collaborate with employees, communicate and make decisions.

Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT)

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Volvo intends to offer a self-driving car by 2021, which will approach Level 4 autonomy by using a system called Highway Pilot. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated devices that have unique identifiers and can autonomously transfer data over a network. IoT ecosystems consist of internet-enabled smart devices that have integrated sensors, processors, and communication hardware to capture, analyze, and send data from their immediate environments.

6 Cybersecurity Businesses that Present Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

One estimate suggests that the cybersecurity industry will top $200 billion in the United States alone by 2021. If you’re on the lookout for a breakout growth opportunity, it’s important to look where others aren’t. And, in that case, it’s hard to argue against the exploding potential of preventing cybercrime. Although estimates differ, cybercrime is an undeniably lucrative field.

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Creating A Safety Net For Your Business

The Human Factor

It is estimated that the global cost of cybercrime will rise to over $6 trillion by the year 2021. Contributed post –. Running a business carries risks. There are pitfalls lurking around every corner, and to minimize the risk of falling over tripwires, it’s crucial to be prepared. If you’re not already taking steps to protect and shield your company, here are some effective ways you can create a safety net for your business. Cybercrime.