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2021 Crowdsourced Innovation Report

IdeaScale

Overview: Ideascale’s 2021 Innovation Report finds that 2020 made innovation strategy essential. The pandemic is likely to have impacts through 2021 and possibly beyond, which will also introduce new challenges. What We’re Seeing In 2021.

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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.

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.

Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

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.

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 Solutions Showcase 2021

Innovation Leader

At our recent Solutions Showcase, in March of 2021, nine of Innovation Leader’s strategic partners shared the solutions their team use to innovate with big companies

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.

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

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.

East meets West in understanding Innovation Cultural Orientation

Paul Hobcraft

East and West- the different meeting points in understanding. I lived for about fifteen years in Asia and the before, and in the in-between period, I travelled around the region a fair amount.

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.

Sopheon CEO Tackles Smart Product Development Challenges on World Product Day 2021

Sopheon

The post Sopheon CEO Tackles Smart Product Development Challenges on World Product Day 2021 appeared first on Sopheon. Sopheon CEO Greg Coticchia speaks to product managers facing the obstacles of software and hardware innovation.

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.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

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

#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.

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.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Podcast S5E125: Ben Hunt-Davis – Perform like an Olympic Gold Medallist

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Olympic Gold Medallist, Ben Hunt-Davis MBE.

Anyone Can Have A Vision. Building Competence Is Often More Important

Digital Tonto

Plenty of people have visions. Elizabeth Holmes had one for Theranos, but its product was a fraud and the company failed. Many still believe in Uber’s vision of “gig economy” taxis, but even after. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How music streaming has transformed songwriting

Idea to Value

Few songwriters have creates as many memorable hits as Björn Ulvaeus. You might not immediately recognise his name, but you definitely know his band. In this interesting TEDx talk , Björn talks about his own experiences writing music.

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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

This Buyer’s Guide Will Help you Choose the Best Graph Database

Selecting a graph database is an important decision that can shape the success of your organization. This guide is intended to assist your buying decision with side-by-side comparisons of graph databases from Amazon, DataStax, Neo4j, and TigerGraph.

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.

#3: Best Books on Innovation – 2021 Update

7innovation

Managing Innovation In IT Podcast #3 This is the first update in 2021 on best innovation books. book business creativity innovation podcast books

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

#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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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.

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

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

Podcast S5E123: Marcus du Sautoy – The Creativity Code

Idea to Value

Book: Thinking Better: The Art of the Shortcut in Math and Life (Oct 2021): [link]. In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Professor Marcus du Sautoy.

What Matters in Innovation — May 21, 2021

Innovation Leader

What mattered in innovation this week? Innovation Leader’s Scott Kirsner, Derisk CEO Alex Slawsby, and Highline BETA Founding Partner Ben Yoskovitz share

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.

Future Trends 2021: People Experience and Challenge-based Learning

Be-novative

From 2021, organizations have an obligation to not just engage (virtually), but empower people every day. 8+1 Best practices and tips on how to go beyond the engagement of people? link] ? In 2020, the world changed.

Disruption is not a strategy

Idea to Value

If you ask a number of startups what they are hoping to achieve, undoubtedly you will encounter one that is going to “Disrupt” their industry. Disruption is what Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and the iPhone did to their industries. Disruption is cool. Disruption is sexy.

Engaging Physicians in Lean: A 2021 Virtual Indiana Lean Healthcare Summit Presentation

Kainexus

At the 2021 Virtual Indiana Lean Healthcare Summit , several incredible Lean leaders shared their experience fostering a state of healthcare excellence within their organizations.

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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

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.