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The Fine Line Between Innovating and Overextending

IdeaScale

While grinding it out is required at times, it’s not sustainable. At some point, product and service quality will decline. This is often due to the ripple effects of overextending, which include burnout and poor decision-making. That said, there is often a fine line between innovating and overextending. Below are 7 factors that will minimize [.].

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3 Things Politicians Can Do to Create Innovation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In the 1960s, the federal government accounted for more than 60% of all research funding, yet by 2016 that had fallen to just over 20%. During the same time, businesses’ share of R&D investment more than doubled from about 30% to almost 70%. Government’s role in US innovation, it seems, […].

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Why I’m Not Setting Resolutions for 2023

Stephen Shapiro

2023 is around the corner. Time to make some changes in your life. Right? Ready to set some resolutions? Before you do, did you know that only 8% of people are always successful in achieving the desired results. 92% fail! 24% (one in four people) NEVER succeed and have failed on every resolution every year. That’s pretty depressing. (if you are interested in some fascinating statistics about resolutions, read this article: Interesting New Year’s Resolution Statistics ).

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Things that didn’t exist in 2001

Destination Innovation

Things that didn’t exist in 2001. Wifi. iPhone. Facebook. YouTube. Instagram. Twitter. TikTok. Android. Bitcoin. Tesla. iPad. Gmail. Netflix streaming. Amazon Prime. Podcasts. Kickstarter. WhatsApp. Google Maps. Snapchat. LinkedIn. Pinterest. Chrome. Zoom. Spotify. Airbnb. Uber. Slack. Reddit. Etsy. The post Things that didn’t exist in 2001 appeared first on Destination Innovation.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Keep your eye on these 10 key drivers during 2023 doing your Scenario Planing

Innovation 360 Group

The first time I worked with scenario planning was in the post-cold war in the early 90s, when in the western world we collectively still remembered international tensions, the threat of war, and economic recession. Then the super “dot-com” boost came, and from 1997 to 2022, no one was thinking […]. The post Keep your eye on these 10 key drivers during 2023 doing your Scenario Planing appeared first on Innovation360.

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ChatGPT’s Thoughts on Innovation

Stephen Shapiro

It seems like everyone is playing around with ChatGPT right now. It is an AI based chatbot that can answer a wide range of text-based questions and commands. College students are writing papers using it. Authors are playing around with it to generate titles, subtitles, and even content. People are writing social media posts using it. I’ve been goofing around with it, and at times it is impressive.

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Unlocking Creativity in One Amazing Graphic

Michael Roberto

Thank you to reader Amelia Crabtree, a geriatrician from Melbourne, Australia, for creating this amazing infographic about my book, Unlocking Creativity. I'm so grateful!

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3 Steps to a Truly Terrific Innovation Team

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton “What had a bigger impact on the project? The process you introduced or the people on the team?” As much as I wanted to give all the credit to my brilliant process, I had to tell the truth. “People. It’s always people.” The right people doing the right work in the right […].

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Jobs to Be Done (JTBD) Frequently Asked Questions

InnovationTraining.org

Our AI tool identified these questions as some of the top questions that people ask about Jobs to be Done theory (JTBD). We also used the help of artificial intelligence to answer each question. Jobs to be Done Frequently Asked Questions (JTBD FAQ). 1. What is Jobs to be Done (JTBD) and how does it work? 2. How can JTBD be used to identify and prioritize customer needs?

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Next year, keep your eyes and mind open

Idea to Value

I was walking through the forest with my sleeping son, day dreaming, when something stopped me. I was not sure what the feeling was, but it felt out of place and surprising. I looked back, and noticed someone had left a random piece of carrot on a branch. Then as I looked closer, I noticed two more blueberries symmetrically paved either side of it. Someone must have carefully left them like that.

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Innovation: the accelerator for the changes in our energy transitions

Paul Hobcraft

No energy transition will be achieved without invention and innovation, yet we are currently failing badly to fund research, development and deployment. We are losing the race to stop our planet’s warming as our innovative human endeavours are not at the level they should be, or we lack the “will” to make the changes we so desperately need to undergo to protect our planet.

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Was 2022 the Year of Resilience?

Harvard Business Review

HBR readers reflect on what they’ve learned over the past year — and what they’re expecting in the next one.

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Why is it important to innovate in 2023?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack At ImagineNation™ we have just celebrated 10 years as a global innovation consultancy, learning, and coaching company. During this time, we’ve identified some of the common patterns that people demonstrate as a result of feeling uncomfortable, frozen, inert, stubborn, and confused and as a result, are resistant to innovation.

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib

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Exploring the Global Smart Cities Market: Software Opportunities

Tullio Siragusa

Exploring the Global Smart Cities Market: Software Opportunities According to recent market research reports, the global smart cities market is expected to reach a size of over $2 trillion by 2026, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 10%. Having spent time as an advisor to an AI application company focused on smart cities, what I’ve learned is that the smart cities market can be segmented into several categories based on the type of service providers.

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Best ITONICS Features and Updates of 2022

ITONICS

We did a roundup of our most noteworthy software updates from the past 12 months that make innovation more accessible and empower you and your team to innovate successfully. Use the table of contents sidebar to jump straight in and read more about specific features.

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LinkedIn’s CEO on Hiring Strategies and the Skills That Matter Most (from The New World of Work)

Harvard Business Review

An interview from the HBR video series The New World of Work with editor-in-chief Adi Ignatius.

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3 DAYS LEFT to Vote for the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2022

Innovation Excellence

CLICK HERE TO SEE WHO HAS BEEN NOMINATED For more than a decade I’ve devoted myself to making innovation insights accessible for the greater good, because I truly believe that the better our organizations get at delivering value to their stakeholders the less waste of natural resources and human resources there will be. As a […].

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Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. 64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022. All of these stats beg the question, “Do you know what’s in your software?

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Storytelling for Leaders (Top Questions)

InnovationTraining.org

We used our AI tool to try to identify the most frequently asked questions people have about storytelling for leaders. Here are the top questions, and also answers generated with help from our AI tool. Top Storytelling for Leadership Questions. 1. What is the purpose of storytelling in leadership? 2. How can storytelling be used effectively in leadership?

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The power to unlock energy is through innovation

Innovating4Energy

The energy shifts we are undertaking within all the energy transitions today do allow real innovation opportunities when you survey the innovation landscape. There is complexity in all the energy transitions going on. Still, the ones that can see the possibilities and ‘energize’ through new innovative solutions hold the future in our hands to capitalize upon as fast as we can.

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Our Favorite Management Tips of 2022

Harvard Business Review

Ten picks from one of HBR’s most popular newsletters.

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Five Steps to Digital Transformation Success

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Art Inteligencia Digital transformation is increasingly becoming an integral part of businesses in the modern age, as companies seek to leverage technology to gain a competitive edge. But, while the potential benefits of digital transformation are tantalizing, it’s not always easy to make the transition. To ensure a successful digital transformation, here […].

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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Reducing Uncertainty Within Your HR Dept via Explore in the Core

Moves the Needle

Corporate HR teams are facing unprecedented uncertainty: hybrid work, the “big quit”, and “silent quit”. To make things worse, an exhausted, burned-out workforce. The remaining workforce will be implored to “just work harder.”. This is a recursive, negative cycle. Can it be stopped? I don’t know. But if it can, I know how you’ll figure it out. You must learn to “explore in the core.”.

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Demonstration Video on How to Use AI to Create Idea or Concept Visuals and Rough Prototype Images

InnovationTraining.org

Artificial Intelligence in Design Thinking Innovation. In this video we demonstrate how to use AI tools like Dall-E and Midjourney to create images for ideas. We also show how to use artificial intelligence ideation helper ChatGPT with these tools to develop your ideas into visual “rough prototypes” you can show and describe. Learn more in our articles: [link] and [link] We created this video as a new module for our How to use AI for Ideation and Innovation online course that is a pa

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Change Management Plan: How-To Guide with Expert Tips (2023)

Cascade Strategy

It’s no secret that companies that endure must be skilled at absorbing change and adapting direction when things get tough. In theory, an effective change management plan should help you develop a clear roadmap, communicate priorities with involved stakeholders, and execute your change strategy.

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Trends in Medical School Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Biomedical and health entrepreneurship continues to expand around the world. Driven by global pressures to optimize the allocation of scarce resources, life science bioentrepreneurs are creating innovative products, platforms, service and systems that deliver more value. As a result, the demand for biomedical and health professional entrepreneurial talent has […].

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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New Year Brings Choice: More Distinctive or More Conventional?

Michael Roberto

Image Source: Wikipedia As we approach the new year, we have a choice as individuals and as organizations: Will we become more distinctive or more conventional in our work? Are we open to experimenting, testing new ideas, and learning by doing? Or, will we play it safe because we fear negative feedback, criticism, and perhaps failure? Leaders too need to think about the message they send to their team members.

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HBR’s Most-Read Research Articles of 2022

Harvard Business Review

Insights on equity, leadership, and becoming your best self.

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Operational Plan: Everything You Need To Know (2023 Guide)

Cascade Strategy

Burdened with the realization that the old way of planning no longer works in complex and unpredictable business environments, companies are struggling to find their feet on shaky ground. As we observed with many of our customers and strategies in Cascade, organizations can no longer count on executing three or even five-year strategic plans.