Why Finland Has the Best Education System in the World

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Top Innovation Conferences for 2021

IdeaScale

The post Top Innovation Conferences for 2021 appeared first on IdeaScale. One of the central curiosities of the COVID-19 pandemic is that innovation festivals have had to show some innovation themselves.

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12 Types of Innovation You Should Know in 2021

IdeaScale

What are the different types of innovation? With so many types of innovation and even more definitions, it can be confusing to discuss innovation in your organization. It seems like new innovation types arrive at the scene all of the time, leaving people reaching for Google to get up to speed.

Top Innovation Conferences for 2021

IdeaScale

The Future Festival: March and November 2021. The same is true of the World Summit for 2021 in November, also virtual and also free. THE Innovation Impact Summit: April 19-22, 2021. The Adobe Summit: April 27-28, 2021.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

2021: What Comes After Covid?

Digital Tonto

Today the Covid-19 crisis has given a shock to the system and we're at an inflection point. The most immediate effects have been economic recession and the rapid adoption of digital tools, such as. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Podcast S4E99 – Why creativity and innovation will be the most important skills of 2021

Idea to Value

In this livestream of the Idea to Value podcast, I talk about the main reasons why creativity and innovation are going to be the most important skills of the next 5 years.

16 Best Free Online Brainstorming Tools in 2021

IdeaScale

What are the best tools for brainstorming in 2021? The post 16 Best Free Online Brainstorming Tools in 2021 appeared first on IdeaScale. COVID-19 has driven organizations to adopt digital tools that can improve their processes and deliver more effective results.

Innovation Software Showcase 2021

Innovation Leader

At our recent Software Showcase, in March of 2021, eight of Innovation Leader’s strategic partners shared digital innovation tools that can help address common issues

Innovation Software Showcase 2021

Innovation Leader

At our recent Software Showcase, in March of 2021, eight of Innovation Leader’s strategic partners shared digital innovation tools that can help address common issues

The Key to Success In 2021: Building a Creative and Innovative Culture

InnovationManagement

The post The Key to Success In 2021: Building a Creative and Innovative Culture appeared first on InnovationManagement. In this article by Jeff DeGraff, he presents the four types of innovative cultures and four best practices for building a culture of innovation.

How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

What Matters in Innovation — May 7, 2021

Innovation Leader

What mattered in innovation this week? Innovation Leader’s Kaitlin Milliken, Derisk CEO Alex Slawsby, and KITE CEO Mark Silva share. That includes some of the innovation news that you may have missed this week

How Companies Think About Innovation Budgets in 2021

Innovation Leader

In a recent virtual gathering for members of the Innovation Leader network, executives shared their approaches to budgeting and funding in 2021

School of Living: Master’s Class of 2021

Inspiring Next

Yet the new year’s theme on social media has been “glad that 2020 is over” If you… Read More » School of Living: Master’s Class of 2021. The post School of Living: Master’s Class of 2021 appeared first on. We are about to graduate, why think of going back?

How Innovation Management is Radically Transforming in 2021, and What It Means for You

InnovationManagement

The post How Innovation Management is Radically Transforming in 2021, and What It Means for You appeared first on InnovationManagement. Every new year I create a series of personal and professional resolutions.

#2,152 – 2021 Trends Report

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’ve always wanted to come up with a trends report similar to the famous Internet trends report put out annually by Mary Meeker but I never got around to it.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

What Matters in Innovation — Apr. 23, 2021

Innovation Leader

What mattered in innovation this week? Innovation Leader’s Kaitlin Milliken, Derisk CEO Alex Slawsby, and SwitchPitch founder Michael Goldstein share

Future Trends 2021: Purpose & Co-creation

Be-novative

and the answer can serve as the beacon for all organizational decision-making in 2021 paired with collaboration in an online world. What is the benefit of being purpose-driven in 2021? ?? Purpose answers an all-important question, “ Why does a company exist? ”?—?and

Hiring Dynamics in 2021

Innovation Leader

In this webcasts, innovators from across industries share recent experiences adding to their teams, and their advice for navigating the job market.

#2,061 – CES 2021: ColdSnap

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Something that’s been a daily occurrence so far in 2021? USA Today sums it up best: “Here’s a reason to us all to scream for ice cream: a new device showcased at CES 2021 that can whip up frozen treats just like a Keurig does for coffee.

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Ecommerce Trend Forecast for 2021

Collectivecamp

Knowing the latest on the ecommerce industry could be the difference-maker between building a successful business and failing before you reach your goals

Join me next week, 18th May, for a live “Ask Me Anything” session

Idea to Value

That is why I am happy to announce that next week, on the 18th of May at 12:00 CEST, I will be speaking live at the Innov8rs Unconference 2021. I don’t do very many mass-market public speaking engagements anymore.

KaiNexus Office Relocating to Antarctica, Summer 2021

Kainexus

Companies around the world have spent the last year learning how to manage a remote workforce as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe. While many are looking forward to life getting back to normal, the KaiNexus team is looking to go in a different direction.

The lowest common denominator

Idea to Value

A camel is a horse designed by a committee. This is one of my favourite expressions about the danger of innovation in large organisations.

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

CES 2021: Samsung, Google & Lucasfilm on Business Shifts

Innovation Leader

Executives at Samsung, Google, and Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light and Magic talk about business shifts they expect to endure in 2021

The story of the Vasa, the innovative ship that sunk immediately

Idea to Value

What happens when the scope of a project is constantly changed? Well, usually complete and utter failure. In 1626, the King of Sweden Gustavus Adolphus was at war with Poland-Lithuania.

What Matters in Innovation — Apr. 9, 2021

Innovation Leader

What mattered in innovation this week? Innovation Leader CEO Scott Kirsner, Derisk CEO Alex Slawsby, and Sara Husk Chief Customer Officer of Planbox share. That includes some of the innovation news that you may have missed this week, and why it matters for innovators working in big organizations

Optimizing Your Work-From-Home Space for Creativity and Productivity

Idea to Value

Remote working is nothing new. It was already on the rise and has seen significant growth over the last several years. But, the COVID-19 pandemic sped up that process significantly. According to a FlexJobs survey , 65% of employees want to continue working from home even after the pandemic is over.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Did these scientists just find the genes which allowed Humans to become creative?

Idea to Value

The April 2021 publication Evolution of genetic networks for human creativity by Zwir, I., A fascinating new study could shed some light on the evolution of creativity in Homo Sapiens. Del-Val, C., Hintsanen, M. et al.

Going beyond the 5 bold steps offered to Reimagine the American Innovation Agenda

Paul Hobcraft

The report “ Five Bold Steps Towards a Reimagined American Innovation Agenda “, written in February 2021, argues for embracing these five bold steps of story, stewardship, strategy, scaling, and system reimagine innovation for the decade ahead.

What Matters in Innovation — Mar. 29, 2021

Innovation Leader

What do you need to know to kick off your week? Innovation Leader’s Kaitlin Milliken, Derisk CEO Alex Slawsby, and IdeaScale CEO Rob Hoehn share

The Risks of Postponing Strategic Planning in 2021

Focused Momentum

So, as we begin 2021, many leadership groups wonder if they should re-engage their long-term planning efforts. 2020 challenged our tactical brilliance, but it was not the year to engage in strategic planning.

Achieve Manufacturing Digital Transformation

Survival of the fittest is linked not to size or strength, but to the ability to change, adapt, and seize opportunities. Factories are increasingly being relied upon to handle more complex operations to serve a broader range of products. To perform this effectively, smart manufacturing is key.

Podcast S5E114: Stefano Mastrogiacomo – High Impact Tools for Teams

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Stefano Mastrogiacomo. He is from Strategyzer and a Professor, as well as the author of High Impact Tools for Teams: 5 Tools to Align Team Members, Build Trust, and Get Results Fast .

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The 1950 speech that started creativity research

Idea to Value

Very rarely do we come across a specific moment where we can see an entirely new field of research begin.

#2,062 – CES 2021: Bot Handy

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

On the one hand automation is bad as it takes jobs away from humans who need them. But at the same time it also could be a good thing, especially if it frees up humans to do other more meaningful jobs or pursue their creative passions.

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#2,060 – CES 2021: MaskFone

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Not to be outdone, 2021 has now introduced to us a mask that enables you to make phone calls. There were a ton of mask innovations in 2020 as we saw masks made from bacteria, masks that sanitize the air around them, and masks that translate languages.

Believe the Hype? Not All Tech Trends Live Up to Their Reputation