2021 Crowdsourced Innovation Report


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


And you should keep a close eye on the potential in-person summits as they’re subject to change. Needless to say, that’s had to change. The Future Festival: March and November 2021. THE Innovation Impact Summit: April 19-22, 2021.


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12 Types of Innovation You Should Know in 2021


This includes changes in technique, equipment, or software that help an organization remain competitive in the marketplace. It includes both the development of new products and changes in the design of established products. What are the different types of innovation?

CEWS Extension 2021, What You Need to Know

Innovators Alliance

In this blog we share what the most recent CEWS Extension 2021 means for you and your business. The CEWS is a wage subsidy program initially offered until September 2021 (now extended till October 23rd 2021) to qualifying employers who have seen a drop in revenue due to COVID-19.

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.

Why Change Fails

Digital Tonto

The biggest misconception about change is that once people understand it, they will embrace it and so the best way to drive change forward is to explain the need for change in a very convincing and. [[ This is a content summary only. All Posts Management Change Transformation

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Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2021

Innovation Excellence

Property Management During this Time: What’s Changed?

Business and Tech

During the pandemic, technology also changed the game. Changes in income. Nonetheless, some things in real estate haven’t changed over the past couple of years. The post Property Management During this Time: What’s Changed?

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New Innovation Books for 2021 & Beyond


New Releases in 2021. Here are the some of the new releases about innovation and innovative approaches in 2021: 1. Carla Johnson’s June 2021 new release features practical advice on how to tie individual abilities with innovation techniques to drive business outcomes.

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To Achieve Real Change, First Anticipate And Overcome Resistance

Digital Tonto

Any change, if it is important and potentially impactful, is going to encounter fierce resistance. All Posts Management Change Leadership TransformationAs Saul Alinsky noted, every revolution inspires its own counter-revolution. That’s why nearly. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Radical Change Needs A Shared Language

Digital Tonto

One of the toughest things about change is simply to have your idea understood. The status quo always has inertia on its side and never yields its power gracefully. People need a reason to believe in. [[ This is a content summary only.

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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.

Change Consultants Recommend You Do These 3 Things. Don’t.

Digital Tonto

So it shouldn’t be surprising that change consultants focus on persuasion. There is an inherent flaw in human nature that has endowed us with a burning desire to convince skeptics. Nothing validates. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Why You Need To Build Change On Common Ground

Digital Tonto

The truth is that while people like the idea of being different, change is always built on common ground. All Posts Change Innovation TransformationDifferentiation builds devotion among adherents, but to bring new people in, you need to make. [[ This is a content summary only.

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To Truly Change The World, You First Must Learn Something About It

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Change Movements TransformationThrough my work, I’ve gotten to know a number of truly revolutionary people. What has always struck me is how different real revolutionaries are from the mercurial, ego-driven stereotypes Hollywood. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Change Management Needs to Change

Innovation Excellence

In 1983, McKinsey consultant Julien Phillips published a paper in the journal, Human Resource Management, that described an ‘adoption penalty’ for firms that didn’t adapt to changes in the marketplace quickly enough.

The “Trigger” Strategy For Driving Radical, Transformational Change

Digital Tonto

The hardest thing about change is that, typically, most people don’t want it. All Posts Management Change Movements TransformationIf they did, it have already been accepted as the normal state of affairs. That can make transformation a lonely. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

Becoming Change Agents.

Rmukesh Gupta

It is in our own interest to learn how to navigate these changes. The best way to do that is to learn to become a change agent and lead the change instead of allowing the change to lead us. Being or becoming a change agent is not simple.

The 5 Immutable Laws Of Change

Digital Tonto

Throughout history many have sought to create change and most have failed, but a few succeeded brilliantly. All Posts Management Media Change Leadership TransformationStarting out with very different challenges, philosophies and personalities, they. [[ This is a content summary only.

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What is Change Management?

Innovation Excellence

Organizational Change Management (OCM) is an incredibly important part of management science, but a very immature part.

Jeff Bezos’ Rule: What will not change?

Idea to Value

Many innovators and strategists are obsessed with predicting how the world will change in the future. But often, it can be even more valuable to figure out what will not change in the future. I very frequently get the question: ‘What’s going to change in the next 10 years?’

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What is Digital Transformation?

With the changing trends in the business world, it is more and more necessary to embrace digital transformation in business. Find out how to succeed in this ever-changing environment.

Top 7 Retail Technology Trends For 2021


Top 7 Retail Technology Trends For 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically transformed the way societies live and operate. The retail industry has been at the forefront of this change, with shopping becoming increasingly internet-driven.

Digital Consulting Jobs at HCL – August 2021

Innovation Excellence

Change Management, Recruiting, Training and Development Jobs As many of you already know, recently I joined HCL Digital Consulting to help clients with Customer Experience (CX) Strategy, Organizational Change & Transformation, Futurism & Foresight, and Innovation. Our group is growing … Continue reading → Change Strategy Training HCL Digital jobs recruiting recruitment

Catalysing Change Through Innovation Teams

Innovation Excellence

What makes Israel so innovative? And what has this got to do with teaming?

How the Pandemic Changed the Way Cybersecurity Professionals Work

Business and Tech

COVID-19 forced a lot of change in the ways we operate businesses, including where we perform our jobs. The post How the Pandemic Changed the Way Cybersecurity Professionals Work appeared first on Business and Tech.

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How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

Nominations Open for the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2021

Innovation Excellence

What is Human-Centered Change?

Innovation Excellence

Arriving into the profession of change management and leadership honestly, having led organizational change programs for world-beating organizations like Wunderman and Microsoft, I’m excited to help others take their change efforts to new heights using new tools.

To Create Real Change That Lasts, Start With A Majority

Digital Tonto

To drive meaningful, lasting change you. [[ This is a content summary only. All Posts Management Change Movements TransformationThere is a reason why the vast majority of organizational transformations fail, even though they typically have big budgets and C-Suite support behind them.

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All Leadership is Change Leadership

Innovation Excellence

The same goes … Continue reading → Change culture Innovation Leadership change leadership change managementGUEST POST from Randy Pennington Taxi companies could have created a ride scheduling and payment app. They didn’t.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

The Connection Between Positive Change and Workplace Fulfilment

Idea to Value

However, if you’re looking for a way to improve company morale, cultivate positive relationships with clients, and boost your brand reputation within the community, then you need to prioritize workplace fulfilment and examine its connection to positive change.

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Do you know how much your customers needs have changed?

Jeffrey Phillips

The slightly more interesting news is that consumer expectations and demands have changed during the pandemic, and you cannot expect that consumers have all the same wants and needs, or that they place the same emphasis or priority on the needs they had in the past.

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6 Levels of Commitment to Change

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: Every change or a transformation effort needs the support and commitment of people who will either be affected by the change or who lead the change or who could influence the success of the change effort. They prefer status quo over anything kind of change.

Helping Small Businesses Thrive in a Changing World

Business and Tech

Mayorga says changing those numbers is the key to not just avoiding failed businesses, but for growing them. “It’s The post Helping Small Businesses Thrive in a Changing World appeared first on Business and Tech. Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are incredibly important.

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The Rapid Innovation Sprint as an Accelerator for Your Big Idea

Rapid Innovation Sprints (RISE) help companies incubate greenfield digital product ideas that have the potential to radically transform their business. The techniques of RISE help uncover game-changing opportunities with structure, collaboration, and commitment.

The Invaluable Difference Between Change and Transformation

Daniel Burrus

Part of that process has largely to do with understanding the difference between transformation and change, both from a disruption standpoint and from the angle at which an organization disrupts from. What Does the Term ‘Change’ Mean? Change is a common term.

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ElleHacks 2021: Empowering Women to Change the World


For most of us, Friday at 5 p.m. signals the start of the weekend. We shut down our computers and power up our Netflix, or sign onto Zoom for a virtual happy hour or game night.

How Climate Change in Canada Will Impact Your Business

Innovators Alliance

The recent closure of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) has us all considering our environmental footprint. Climate change has been linked to extreme weather events, impacting people, and increasing the cost of doing business.

Change is Uncomfortable. Not Changing Can be Regrettable.

Daniel Burrus

Change Is Uncomfortable. Change may be the only constant in our lives, but that doesn’t mean we are happy about it! Change is possible, often unpredictable, and when it is unpredictable, it is uncomfortable. Change Is Disruptive. Certainty Makes Change Predictable.

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.