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Why Successful Innovation is a Marathon and Not a Sprint

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Highlights. Despite seeming to appear out of nowhere, most great innovations are the culmination of years or even decades of work from multiple entities. Innovation strategy should be built around the idea of industry-changing innovation taking years broken into smaller, more manageable goals.

Sagicor Podcast: Using Data to Improve Efficiency and User Experience in the Financial Sector

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Sagicor is a full-service financial institution offering a wide range of products and services—everything from life and health insurances, to annuities, pensions, real estate, banking, and investment needs.

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Carbon Neutral Since 2020: Celebrating Earth Day and Our Commitment to Sustainability

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IdeaScale is more than software. We believe innovation means working together to create positive change in the world. And while our tech does this, we also put these values into practice in how we conduct business.

How Better Access to Data is Improving Government Innovation

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Highlights. Government innovation is being increasingly centered around data access, such as big and open linked data (BOLD). The Federal Data Strategy (FDS) is helping government agencies break down silos and use similar methods of organizing data and building data-sharing infrastructure.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

How the $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan is Boosting Innovation

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Highlights. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) has allocated billions of dollars to federal, state, and municipal government innovation efforts. How those funds are spent will depend on federal and state directives, goals, and initiatives.

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How IdeaScale’s Innovation Scaling Feature Makes It Simple to Launch Crowdsourcing Campaigns and Solve Problems

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Highlights. Innovation strategy requires a plan for scaling innovation. Building scaling processes into your innovation platform, like those created by IdeaScale, makes it easier to move pilot projects and department-scale approaches to a broader scope.

University of Alabama at Birmingham Podcast – Creating a Team Driven by Innovation

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Overview: On the IdeaScale Nation podcast , Dr. Curt Carver, Chief Information Officer at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, discusses how he used a team-focused approach to build an innovation strategy. Why Teamwork Matters. In government innovation, the best approach is teamwork.

How the Public and Private Sector are Teaming Up to Address Extreme Weather Challenges

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Government innovation and private sector approaches are meeting to advance the prediction, reaction, and protection of municipalities and their infrastructure.

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The Biggest Barricades of Innovation and How to Overcome Them

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Highlights. Institutional inertia, a narrow perception of innovation or what it needs to flourish, and short-term thinking can all be barricades of innovation. . Break through these barriers by uncovering the reasons behind them and offering a clear and detailed innovation strategy.

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How Digital Whiteboards Help Innovation Managers

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Being an innovation manager means you’re constantly having to evaluate not only how you can improve the projects you’re working on, but also how you can improve your personal and shared workflows. .

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

The History of the Whiteboard and Ideation

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Nobody living today will remember a time where there wasn’t a blackboard or a whiteboard at the front of the classroom. In the last two centuries, these tools have been central to the classroom and the innovation process, but there was once a time before they existed. .

Interview with Design Thinking Leader Steven Forth on What Makes Business Model Innovation So Challenging

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Ibbaka is a consulting and technology development company focused on helping companies bring innovations to market and to help them to scale.

7 Ways Mind Maps Fuel Innovation

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There are many different exercises that people use for innovation, but very few of them are as effective as mind mapping. Mind maps create an intuitive structure of thought that enables your team to map out their scenarios in a very digestible and sequential format.

How Innovators are Working to Build Food Systems for the Future

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Overview: New agricultural, processing, and manufacturing technologies are changing what we eat, how long it keeps, and how we store it. What each of these innovations has in common is a thoughtful and different approach to common questions. The Challenge.

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6 Creative Innovation Exercises for Online Whiteboards

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Innovation is a process that relies heavily on creativity and individual thinking, and these are things that don’t come easily. In order to get your creative juices flowing it can be important to engage in creative thinking exercises and practice ways you can improve your innovation process.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Brainstorming on a White Board: Prompts and Techniques

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Brainstorming is the foundation of any innovation exercise and the foundation for most ideation sessions.

What is the ROI of Better Ideas?

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How much is an idea worth in terms of return on investment? It’s an intriguing question in part because it seems hard to measure.

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How NASA is Crowdsourcing the Search for Life on Mars

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Highlights. Crowdsourcing is part of NASA’s innovation strategy, drawing on private and public organizations. NASA has launched a crowdsourcing initiative to help process the spectrometry data coming from rovers to find potential evidence of life on Mars.

What Are Some of the Benefits of Open Innovation?

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The span of human knowledge has grown vastly in the last century, to the point where many feel a traditional “closed” model of independent, internal research and development teams is no longer effective.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

What Will the Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 Be on Digital Transformation?

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Overview: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still being felt in digital transformation, yet already we’ve seen changes, including expanded rollouts of remote working systems, more targeted deployment of IT resources, a more robust privacy and cybersecurity response, and more acceptance of mobile and web apps as productivity tools.

The Best Templates for Agile Methodology

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Agile methodology is one of the most popular methods of software development and is a great way to organize and plan projects with your team.

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Why Is Innovation Vital for Your Organization and What Innovation Services Are Available to Help?

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Innovation is essential for all organizations. Whether you work in government or the private sector, constant change is vital to what you do. The corporate innovation landscape is always evolving. Business leaders continually search for more creative ways of conducting business.

How Design Thinking Promotes Innovation

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It’s well known that design thinking is a creative problem-solving process, which focuses on reaching solutions that were previously inaccessible. To the trained eye, this may ring a bell as a common goal of innovative thinking as well.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Who Exactly are the Crowd Workers?

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Crowdsourcing allows organizations to find and work with self-selected volunteers to accomplish tasks, gather information, or gain new ideas. The end result is not just the work and insight of one person, but of dozens, hundreds, or even thousands.

12 Types of Innovation You Should Know in 2021

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What are the different types of innovation? With so many types of innovation and even more definitions, it can be confusing to discuss innovation in your organization. It seems like new innovation types arrive at the scene all of the time, leaving people reaching for Google to get up to speed.

These are the Top Female Innovators of 2020

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An innovation culture is the key to successful idea implementation. Gender equity plays an important role in this process. Research shows innovation is six times more likely in companies where the workplace is equal. Many well-known innovators are women. Here are some of the top examples of 2020.

Learn How IdeaScale’s Solution Creating & Development Feature Can Help Your Business Prototype and Test Concepts

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Highlights. Innovation strategy needs to have a strong component of team building and a process for developing, launching, and reporting on idea prototypes and pilot projects.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

How Online Whiteboards Create Lasting Innovation

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Innovation is critical to establishing new solutions and is something that every business handles. It can come in many different forms and styles, but regardless of the methods you use, innovation cannot be ignored.

How Innovation is Transforming the Way We Approach Disabilities

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Highlights. Innovation to help those with disabilities is needed to overcome policy, attitude, communication, and physical barriers. Many disabilities are invisible, with people laboring under them to live and work.

Three Ways Work From Home Sparks Innovation

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Introduction. Innovation and creativity are two things that are necessary in order for teams to operate well in the workspace. Especially, when they are involved in collaboration, brainstorming, and ideation, innovation is critical to your success.

16 Best Free Online Brainstorming Tools in 2021

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What are the best tools for brainstorming in 2021? COVID-19 has driven organizations to adopt digital tools that can improve their processes and deliver more effective results.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Learn How IdeaScale’s Project Planning Feature Can Help Your Business Transform Ideas Into Promising Concepts

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Highlights. Project planning helps ensure ideas become products. Before launch, there are a few key steps to take, such as recruiting champions and determining KPIs. IdeaScale’s project planning tools are designed to streamline this process.

IdeaScale Podcast – How the City of Westminster is Building for the Future

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Innovation is an integral part of building for the future. The city of Westminster, Colorado, generates value to citizens by directly involving them in the process. As the seventh most populous city in CO, Westminster’s downtown is almost equal distance between downtown Denver and Boulder.

Top Innovation Conferences for 2021

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One of the central curiosities of the COVID-19 pandemic is that innovation festivals have had to show some innovation themselves. However, that also means that some of these conferences are in flux, with some speakers still being locked in.

Webinar: How United Way Served Community Needs During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Overview: Join us Sept 14, 2021, 11 AM PST on Zoom as we discuss how the United Way Worldwide (UWW) innovation team used innovation strategy to fight the “invisible problems” and downstream effects of COVID-19. The Tsunami After An Earthquake.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.