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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Workplace Engagement Is Getting Personal

Business and Tech

A leading expert on employee engagement discusses the rapidly evolving relationship between employer and employee. Employee engagement — loosely defined as the emotional commitment a worker has towards their employer — is low in the United States, hovering at just 36 percent.

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Top Tips for Creating an Engaging Hybrid Workspace

Business and Tech

We asked him about how HR professionals can cultivate an engaging environment for employees, even while most of them are still working from home. What is the role of HR in creating engaging environments for employees? How does offering consistent feedback increase employee engagement?

Innovations linkages to Strategy is vitally important

Paul Hobcraft

Alignment of an organizations strategy and innovation approach is essential and this needs to flow and connect from the top, but I have often felt there has not been a suitable engagement platform to gather around and work through to build a robust, well-connected innovation capability.

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.

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

We are in a period of (great) change. Within business, the present crisis offers a chance to make significant changes to how we operate in the future. No one company or country can undertake a change of this magnitude without undertaking the work-to-be-done with partners.

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.

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

We are in a period of (great) change. Within business, the present crisis offers a chance to make significant changes to how we operate in the future. No one company or country can undertake a change of this magnitude without undertaking the work-to-be-done with partners.

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

We are in a period of (great) change. Within business, the present crisis offers a chance to make significant changes to how we operate in the future. No one company or country can undertake a change of this magnitude without undertaking the work-to-be-done with partners.

Providing the glue in the common language, communications, and context needed for successful innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The more we engage with others, across borders or departments, gaining consensus takes a long time. There is no better segment of the work mat for the Senior Executive to engage with than in shaping and focusing on the need to build a common identity.

We are falling badly behind on our invention in technology for the Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

We are losing the race to stop our planet warming as our innovative human endeavours are not at the level they should be, or we simply lack the “will” to make the changes we so desperately need to undergo to protect our planet. That is shocking and needs radically changing.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

East meets West in understanding Innovation Cultural Orientation

Paul Hobcraft

Often we do not stop and think of the real differences culturally in how we want to0 engage and build relationships between the East and the West. The necessity to adapt to concrete situations, changing conditions and specific relationships is a guiding principle.

China the story of innovation and disruption.

Paul Hobcraft

We have so many on-demand services, products, fashion, groceries, cosmetics, food, banking, wellness, lifestyle, health and eyewear choices online, all changing our past ways of life. China is a highly dynamic and changing society, in constant change.

The value of three horizon mapping for a Sustainability Journey.

Paul Hobcraft

For me, this can come from engaging and mapping ideas that have sustainability within them into a Three Horizon Sustainability Framework. A new financial set of calculations will drive recognition of change. Sustainability is one of the hottest topics in the business world at present.

Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The report also examines key uncertainties, such as the roles of bioenergy, carbon capture and behavioural changes in reaching net zero. “Without a major acceleration in clean energy innovation, reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 will not be possible.”

Our innovation era: creative destruction or destructive creation- which?

Paul Hobcraft

We are entering some perilous times in climate change and what this will mean in destruction in what we know, what we value and what we are used to. Where are we in our debates on climate change, stem cell research, toxic chemicals, landfills and plenty more?

Thinking sustainability needs a mix of future scenarios.

Paul Hobcraft

The growing concerns of several intertwined issues need addressing as they will initiate a significant change to the Business and how it operates and presents itself to the world. What would that mean in the magnitude of change? The accelerating need to build a sustainability pathway.

Why do we have difficulties to self-disrupt?

Paul Hobcraft

They get so fixed on their own perceptions they don’t see change coming – often until it is too late and has lost that intuitive, entrepreneurial touch within the mix. You impact culture by a changing environment or altering the climate.

The Critically Important Innovation Narrative

Paul Hobcraft

They are a call to action and engage those listening to the narrative to make a difference. ” So narratives attract, engage, motivate and call people to push and achieve their potential. Growing faster by changing your innovation narrative.

Human-centred innovation in a digital world.

Paul Hobcraft

Tony Hemmelgarn, the CEO of Siemens Digital Industries Software , presented “Human-centred Innovation” at the Hannover Messe show (April 12 th to 16 th , 2021), which was held in a virtual environment. Siemens is paying for my engagement, not for promotional purpose.

My own transformative dynamics of disruption

Paul Hobcraft

Let me tell you about this as it recognises how things are changing in our world and certainly in my world, in particular. We are doing nothing but constraining the change occurring all around us at a limited pace and speed by placing the wrong lens on this.

New Audio Technology That’s Changing the Game

Business and Tech

Audra Gold, co-founder and CEO of Vurbl Media, shares her thoughts on how new technological advancements are changing audio experiences. We call this short-form audio “snippets,” and users can create them on the Vurbl platform from any audio, with ease of promotion, engagement, and sharing.

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. Will this change?

Why we should focus on Innovation Governance

Paul Hobcraft

Be the warning point of change- be that in scope, markets, delays or changes. I am working with Jeffrey Phillips , a long-term collaborator on “all things concerning innovation.”

Going beyond the known of today

Paul Hobcraft

There are so many places where innovation is essential within the Energy Transition, due to the magnitude, size, and complexity of the change needed to achieve a decarbonized world. It provides the “fuel” for changing.

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I aim to put more innovation into the front end of Energy

Paul Hobcraft

Its ultimate result is to offer innovation that can continually look for re-imagining new market designs and business models to stimulate the changes and solutions for our future energy transformation. I see the front end of energy as the critical feeding-in point for the energy transition.

Everything You Need to Know About Planview Accelerate 2021

Planview Blog

Planview Accelerate 2021 is a completely virtual event committed to providing an immersive, interactive, and engaging experience for Planview customers and industry stakeholders. The conference will be taking place from Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (8:00 a.m.-2:00

The Cascading Innovation Effect.

Paul Hobcraft

The richness of innovation lies not just in the well planned, but in the sudden discovery, the pursuit of a game-changing innovation concept often stumbled upon. This is where the engagement from the top of the organization becomes pivotal. Visual source; [link].

Technology, inspiration and connected innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Visual from Siemens Digital Industries SPS Event November 2021 The recognizing of digital threads are connected to the new drivers. Visual from Siemens Digital Industries SPS Event November 2021. Visual from Siemens Digital Industries SPS Event November 2021.

Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress

Paul Hobcraft

ROII = Investment x Activity x Change (learning environment)/over Results Impact. Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress. Building a sustainable competitive advantage.

I aim to put more innovation into the front end of Energy

Paul Hobcraft

Its ultimate result is to offer innovation that can continually look for re-imagining new market designs and business models to stimulate the changes and solutions for our future energy transformation. I see the front end of energy as the critical feeding-in point for the energy transition.

Reimagining the Future of International Events

Business and Tech

While digital formats can expand audiences, they make it more difficult to engage members, create quality connections, or brainstorm new ideas. Applying some of our learnings from 2020, we are experimenting with a new model in 2021.

EFFECTING TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE AND LEARNING

ImagineNation

I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. Intentional change and learning.

Our innovation era: creative destruction or destructive creation- which?

Paul Hobcraft

We are entering some perilous times in climate change and what this will mean in destruction in what we know, what we value and what we are used to. Where are we in our debates on climate change, stem cell research, toxic chemicals, landfills and plenty more?

Fitness Landscape Dynamics for Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Fitness Landscape Dynamics. Innovation is not so easy, there are so many dependencies that you need to work through.The importance of recognizing innovation needs a systematic approach becomes clear when you begin to work through all the needs and issues to understand and translate.

Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress

Paul Hobcraft

ROII = Investment x Activity x Change (learning environment)/over Results Impact. Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress. Building a sustainable competitive advantage.

The essential five sense-making steps in any innovative transition

Paul Hobcraft

– What limits ‘scaling’ and what needs changing to allow this to work in different situations? Today’s call is for more ‘search, scope, speed, stretch and scale’ irrespective of the challenge being worked upon.

My multipliers for innovation at the Front End of Energy

Paul Hobcraft

Through my depth of research across the needs of the energy, transitions it underpins and supports the changing understanding that is necessary.

Balancing Function, Design, Process and Structure for Creative Tension

Paul Hobcraft

So I hope I can help fill those gaps and explore the what, why and how of having a dynamic functioning design and structured process to meet today’s demanding and highly energetic world of constant change.

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We are falling badly behind on our invention in technology for the Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

We are losing the race to stop our planet warming as our innovative human endeavours are not at the level they should be, or we simply lack the “will” to make the changes we so desperately need to undergo to protect our planet. That is shocking and needs radically changing.

A logo is not a brand

Idea to Value

It is also therefore what a consumer feels about themselves when they engage with the company. It can change when it needs to. When you think of a brand, what do you think of?

How Technology is Empowering the Modern Property Manager

Business and Tech

” How does this affect resident engagement and satisfaction? While leasing volume picked back up in 2021 and leases are renewing at pre-pandemic levels, understanding the significance of remote working in multifamily is a work in progress.