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Were we all upside down in 2022?

Paul Hobcraft

What an utterly strange year, 2022 has been. Technology that connects and combines people and intelligence offer a real path to manage with speed, scale and agility. The post Were we all upside down in 2022? Image adapted from Imaginary Forces for this post.

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HBR Podcast on Disruptive Innovation

Idea to Value

Do you know what disruptive innovation is? No, I am not talking about every start-up trying to disrupt their industry.

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Creating the conditions for disruptive innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

By the way, I have had the opportunity to work with some large firms on some relatively disruptive ideas. Those that were able to bring those ideas to market were most successful doing so in a way that did not disrupt their existing operations.

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Scientific Management, Taylorism and how employees are prevented from innovating

Idea to Value

I already told you about their excellent episode on Disruptive Innovation. It was the birth of a management theory, called scientific management or Taylorism. The classic other example is Lean Manufacturing spearheaded by companies like Toyota with their Toyota Management System.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

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Why incremental innovation is so easy; disruptive is so difficult

Jeffrey Phillips

For me, one epiphany that happened this week was when I was thinking about how valuable truly disruptive innovation is, and why it is done so rarely. Their staff and their management team are familiar and comfortable with how things work now.

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Driving Innovation Midst of Global Disruption

Faisal Hoque

Blogs I Articles Creativity | Innovation Leadership | Management 4IR AI change Faisal Hoque Fourth Industrial Revolution Future of Work innovation Leaders Leadership & Management Lifelessons LIFT LIFTBOOK TransfoormationalLeadership

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We Can’t Define The Change We Want To Pursue Until We Define Who We Want To Be

Digital Tonto

The generations that came after worshiped disruption and renewal. My hope is that we become protectors who seek to make the shift from disruption to resilience. 2022: Surviving Change. All Posts Management Change Identity Transformation

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Disrupt Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization

Innovation Excellence

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Phasing the Energy Transition by Technology and Horizon Management

Paul Hobcraft

Disruptive innovation coming from the 2nd Horizon and 3. The post Phasing the Energy Transition by Technology and Horizon Management first appeared on Paul4innovating Innovation Views. Applying the Three Horizon Methodology is an Evolutionary Perspective.

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4 Myths That Are Killing Business Today

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Cultural Competence Disruption Diversity Innovation TransformationThe unicorn is perhaps unique among myths in that the creature doesn’t appear in the mythology of any culture.

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Use a Strategy Uncertainty Map to Find Clarity in Disruptive Times

Leapfrogging

Let’s kick-off 2022 with a useful tool. The past two years were as disruptive as they get for both society and business. That’s how you remain resilient in today’s disruptive world. All opportunities have uncertainty. Use a map to navigate it.

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What You See Is How You’ll Act

Digital Tonto

The disruptive technologies of the day, electricity and internal combustion, were already almost 40 years old, but had little measurable economic impact. Powerful shifts in technology, demographics, resources and migration, suggest that even more disruption may be in our future.

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Why Successful Innovation is a Marathon and Not a Sprint

IdeaScale

Innovation strategy should be built around the idea of industry-changing innovation taking years broken into smaller, more manageable goals. Disruptive innovation is seemingly everywhere, a bolt of lightning that arrives and reorders entire industries around it. Highlights.

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Digital Transformation Trends in Government for 2022

Acuvate

Government Digital Transformation Trends for 2022 – TX at the Core. Governments can now implement IoT sensors to manage traffic, parking and equipment failures. The post Digital Transformation Trends in Government for 2022 appeared first on Acuvate.

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We Need To Get Back To Counting What Counts

Digital Tonto

To argue that there is a principal-agent problem between owners and managers should not imply that it only applies to profits. How GE Got Disrupted. Managing With A Soul. All Posts Management Leadership

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Increasing Safety Through Energy Resilience

Business and Tech

Energy resilience, or the ability to provide reliable energy and ensure recovery from disruptions, is essential to the safe adoption of ever-changing technological needs and electrification. Installing solar water heaters and efficient water management systems can help reduce energy costs.

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Opportunity cost

Idea to Value

And while it is a fundamental principle in economics and investing, it is just as important in innovation management as well. Invest in ideas which are too similar to the existing business, and not enough in exploring more disruptive and transformational ideas.

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Prepare Yourself to Be Disrupted by Opening Your Mind.

helloFUTURE

When you go to the top management of any of these organizations and… The post Prepare Yourself to Be Disrupted by Opening Your Mind. creativity culture disruption disruptive innovation

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The Profitability of Well-Being: The New Corporate Priority

Business and Tech

Organizations have been plagued in the last two years by major shifts that have disrupted business and threatened their profitability. This is evident in a recent report from MIT Sloan Management Review , which found more employees quitting their jobs to run away from toxic workplace culture.

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Ambidextrous organisations: Where innovation should sit in an organisation

Idea to Value

As Steve Blank puts it in his foreword to O’Reilly and Tushman’s latest book on the subject: Lead and Disrupt: How to Solve the Innovator’s Dilemma: Exploitation pays your salary while exploration pays your pension. More likely to be disrupted.

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Innovation In Logistics In Times Of Disruption

ITONICS

Opportunity Spaces Innovation ManagementVice President of Global Innovation at DB Schenker , Erik Wirsing, joined us in our Innovation Rockstars Podcast and shared insights about the hottest topics in logistics.

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Teachers don’t realise they don’t like creative students

Idea to Value

This is often called out as being “disruptive” to the flow of the class and hurting the ability of other children to learn. [As Every school will tell its students and teachers that they aim to promote creativity in their classrooms.

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Store Shelves Can’t Be Full When Staff Rosters Are Empty

Business and Tech

Meanwhile, COVID-19-related labor disruptions and ongoing talent gaps challenge many tiers of the retail supply chain. Retail robots manage inventory by scanning shelves to ensure products are in stock, in the proper location, and labeled with the correct price.

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Qmarkets and RevelX Launch Partnership to Offer Combined Innovation Management Software & Consultancy Services

Qmarkets

Together they combine over 200 years of experience in consulting and management. This partnership will offer access to Qmarkets’ leading innovation management software ecosystem to RevelX’s global customer base, to provide them with best-in-class tools to reach their innovation goals.

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Turn the Tables on Product Development Disruptions

Planview

Disruptions to effective product development are constant but don’t need to be detrimental to an organization’s ability to deliver innovation with speed and maintain a healthy ROI. Organizations can mature their approach to product portfolio management by embracing change as an opportunity.

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11 female innovation leaders share their definition of innovation

Idea to Value

So for International Women’s Day 2022 (March 8th), I decided it was time to include more female voices in the debate, and update the original article. She is consistently ranked among the Top 10 management thinkers in the world and was ranked #1 for strategy by Thinkers50.

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The fear of business contagion requires different innovation response

Paul Hobcraft

The more complex the business, in its hierarchy, making decisions, and managing its local and global network will lead to a different set of operational disruptions. Business contagion requires different innovative responses.

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What is ‘True Creativity’? (part 2 of 5)

Idea to Value

You see, back in 2005 I started work with one of the largest management consulting firms in the world. It became clear that while most companies said they wanted to innovate and be disruptive, what they actually wanted was to play it safe and do what other companies were doing.

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Confronting Your Darwin Effect through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Finally, what kinds of management responses can best deal with inertia to stimulate and redirect its “untapped” energy towards fresh innovation; t his is the inward-facing dilemma that needs to be addressed. Confronting Your Darwin Effect through innovation.

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These companies failed because leaders did not want to hear bad news: The Ostrich Effect

Idea to Value

Have you ever worked for a manager or boss who did not want to hear bad news? I once had a manager who I was working with on a money-raising program. That’s why we had to keep the faith with Symbian,” said one top manager.

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Why is it important to innovate in 2023?

Innovation Excellence

culture Innovation Leadership Adaptability Business Transformation change change leadership change management change planning collaboration Creativity disruption innovation coaching Innovation Culture organizational change resilience risk mitigation Thought Leadership training

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Here Are Eight Innovation Awards to Watch and Follow for Inspiration

IdeaScale

Overview : These awards shows offer a unique cross-section of innovation across multiple industries for 2022. The CES Innovation Awards, January 2022. BIG Innovation Awards, January 2022. SAP Innovation Awards, April 2022. 2022 Innovation Management Awards, April 2022.

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Gamification and Innovation: Nudging Mechanisms in Idea Management Software

ITONICS

Although remote work has provided much-needed workplace flexibility, the lack of human presence has disrupted collaboration and communication among team members. Idea Management $Innovation Culture $Innovation OSInnovation requires engagement, collaboration and diverse thinking.

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An innovation framework that offers a formula for sustainable advantage

Paul Hobcraft

Investment x activity x focus x disruption = return on innovation expectations. Connecting Knowledge Management with finding ongoing Business Value. A formula to build a framework for sustainable innovation.

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New innovation approaches to counter the fear of Business Contagion

Paul Hobcraft

We are at the cusp or already into significant changes to how the world, society and we as individuals will manage or engage going into the future. These do not stand alone, they make up the new strength within the fabric of innovation management, hence my interwoven application.

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Making Innovation the Way We Do Business (easy as ABC)

Innovation Excellence

Change collaboration Innovation Leadership Management Business Transformation change change leadership change management change planning Design Thinking digital transformation disruption Innovation Culture organizational change project management Strategy Thought Leadership training transformation

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Most corporations don’t understand how much change is created by innovation. 

Paul Hobcraft

I will always recommend this three horizon framework to so much of our need to think about managing differently the today, the tomorrow and the future, they need to be thought through in very distinct ways. Successful innovation will create disruption for all three constituents.

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3 Ways to Get Customer Insights without Talking to Customers

Innovation Excellence

culture Customer Experience Innovation Leadership Management Business Transformation change change leadership change management change planning collaboration Customers disruption Innovation Culture Insights organizational change Strategy Thought Leadership transformation

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So what is value creation?

Paul Hobcraft

The important need is to manage the stocks and flows of the capitals. Our management within our organizations needs to know where this real value creation resides. Managing these intangibles is critical to our future. [link].

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Innovation Ecosystem Understanding through an AI-driven approach

Paul Hobcraft

I am a great admirer of the work that Itonics offers around Innovation Management. That got my interest up as I show here in this adopted visual of the Hype Cycle for Innovation Management. Ecosystem Management.

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“This innovative book will help readers recognize new opportunities.” — Blue Heron Journal

Faisal Hoque

"Hoque shows how some previously under appreciated strengths - help move us steadily along a path marked by unexpected crises and disruptions.".

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5 Characteristics of Next-Level Leaders that may (Pleasantly) Surprise You

Daniel Burrus

Believe it or not, all of those skills are embedded in my Anticipatory Leader System as well, and all humans, whether they are C-suite executives, middle managers, or employees, possess these characteristics, whether they are recognized or not.

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