Tue.Jan 31, 2023

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Find inspiration behind these 3 surprising market creation stories

Christensen Institute

When you think about smartphones, do you think of Simon? When I say fork, how many of you fearfully associate the utensil with the devil’s pitchfork? Better yet, when you think about vaccines do you assume you’re receiving that vaccine directly from someone else’s body? My guess is that most of you answered “No” for the above three questions, but when looking at the history of these three innovations –the smartphone, the fork, and the vaccine – all of these facts are very relevant to their diffu

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The Five Gifts of Uncertainty

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton “How are you doing? How are you handling all this?” It seems like 90% of conversations these days start with those two sentences. We ask out of genuine concern and also out of a need to commiserate, to share our experiences, and to find someone that understands.

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Will these 5 teaching, classroom, and administration trends continue in 2023?

Christensen Institute

In April of 2022, the Christensen Institute and Bay View Analytics conducted a final series of surveys on the state of teaching and learning in K-12 schools across the country in the wake of the pandemic. After tracking pandemic-related education trends starting in 2020, these final surveys not only collected responses from teachers and administrators, but compared these responses to those from previous years in order to reveal the trends and patterns continuing as schools reopened, as well as t

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A Deeper Understanding of Creativity at Work

Harvard Business Review

BetterUp’s Gabriella Rosen Kellerman and the University of Pennsylvania’s Marty Seligman on finding new paths to good ideas.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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The 10 Benefits of Business Transformation

Kainexus

"Business transformation" is a phrase used to describe what happens when an organization fundamentally changes its operations. The goal of business transformation is to enhance operational and financial performance. Business transformation may occur at the organizational level or within a department or product group.

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How to Quit — and Leave the Door Open to Coming Back

Harvard Business Review

You never know when an opportunity will arise.

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26 Ways to Overcome a Creative Block

BrainZooming

Figuring out how to be creative when your creativity is blocked can depend on simply choosing appropriate creative thinking techniques to boost your creative inspiration.

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What Is Innovation? Part 2 – The 3 Crucial Components of Innovative Ideas

Carla Johnson

Updated January 31, 2023 In part 1 of the What Is Innovation? series, we talked about the difference between creativity and innovation. If creativity is the practice of bringing a new perspective and having it add value, innovation is the process of transforming that creativity into value. But even using the most creative tricks I know – like thinking inside.

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The Best Way to Identify Critical Success Factors

BrainZooming

One significant key to asking productive questions that Brainzooming strongly recommends?

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8 Strategies for Chief Data Officers to Create — and Demonstrate — Value

Harvard Business Review

Because the role is poorly understood, CDOs need to show how they add value to their organizations.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode & Georgette Malitsis, Senior Customer Success Manager, Enterprise at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty and Georgette Malitsis of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm o

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Can Audi avoid its Kodak moment?

Cris Beswick

Recently Hildegard Wortmann, Audi AGs member of the board of management responsible for Sales & Marketing, said that there is only a 50% chance that Audi will still exist in 10 years. As alarming as this might sound, her perspective is probably rooted in acknowledging that the company cannot adapt quickly to changing customer preferences. In other words, the speed of change in the market is higher than the speed at which the company can meet those changes, making it challenging to remain rel

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How a Parent’s Experience at Work Impacts Their Kids

Harvard Business Review

A multi-year study following more than 370 low-wage families found that children’s developmental outcomes were significantly affected by their parents’ work lives.

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Making Real-Time Product Portfolio Data Analysis a Priority

Planview

As market turbulence accelerates, businesses across the globe are being forced to respond with speed and agility — or risk being left behind. But you don’t need to be making split-second shots in the dark. Gathering as much information as possible about your products, as well as vital intel on market demand and consumer behavior, and being able to analyze and report it quickly empowers you to make data-driven decisions without wasting valuable time.

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Addressing Racial Discrimination on Airbnb

Harvard Business Review

How can platform companies, like Airbnb, reduce bias online?

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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23 Experts Predict What’s the Most Exciting AI Trend in 2023

Acuvate

The future of Artificial Intelligence is a hotly debated topic, with countless predictions and speculations about its potential impact. With the rise of Generative AI and Adaptive AI, the field is rapidly evolving and advancing. At Acuvate, we have been using AI to revolutionize business processes. To gain a deeper understanding of what’s to come, we asked 20 of the top AI specialists globally this question: ‘What is your prediction for the materialization of AI in 2023?