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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.

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.

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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.

Crowdsourcing During a Pandemic and Different Innovation Roles

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Overview: In 2017, Davidson College redesigned its innovation program for more transparency, engagement, and democracy. The process was designed to bring in and launch as many ideas as possible, built on the IdeaScale platform.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Why Innovation Teams Need Prioritization Frameworks

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Innovation is the driver of societal progress. Without it, stakeholders and organizations alike aren’t able to improve their conditions. However, “innovation” in itself is a hard concept to grasp. What counts as “innovative,” and why?

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.

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.

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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Innovating During and Post-Crisis: How to Keep the Momentum

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Although the pandemic results have been catastrophic in many ways, it’s important to remember that massive periods of transformation also pave the way for innovation. Around 90% of executives say they expect the pandemic to change the way they do business for at least five years.

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How to Solicit Employee Ideas Using the IdeaScale Platform

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Overview: IdeaScale’s platform serves as the foundation for employee engagement around innovation, allowing you to build on it in any way that works best for you.

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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.

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.

Creating an Innovative Culture in a Remote-First Organization

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Overview: While the fundamentals of creating an innovative culture at a company remain the same when remote, such as encouraging ideas and using small teams to build up, the remote workplace offers new challenges for innovators.

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.

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.

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.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

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.

How Innovation Awards Can Fuel Business Growth

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Wolters Kluwe r is a global provider of information, software solutions and services for professionals: in the healthcare, tax, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and regulatory sectors.

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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.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

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.

Why Visualization Tools are a Logical Next Step for Innovators

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Innovation is everywhere, and for many businesses being able to innovate fast is a non-negotiable requirement. Why is it then that so much innovation continues to stall with using outdated technology?

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Four Exercises to try in your next Virtual Whiteboarding Session

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Whiteboarding is a critical part of the brainstorming and innovation process. It serves as a tool to visualize, actualize, and realize the full potential of your ideas.

How the GSAs 10X Program Advances Government Innovation

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Overview : Founded in 2017 off of a popular crowdsourcing initiative, the Government Services Administration (GSA)’s 10X program internally crowdsources ideas to design new approaches and launch new programs.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

How the Pandemic Is Sparking Innovations in Tech Startups

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The pandemic of 2020 has been a truly overwhelming experience for many of us. The sudden emergence of the illness, combined with its rapid ability to spread around the world meant that life changed almost overnight.

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What is an Innovation Maturity Assessment and How Can You Create One?

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To go forward, it helps to know where you’re beginning. When building an innovation strategy, this takes the form of an innovation maturity assessment that examines your organization, your team, and your personal innovation approach.

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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Vancouver Coastal Health Case Study: Generating Ideas to Create Sustainability in Healthcare

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Creating a sustainable workplace is a concern across all industries. Preserving the environment and decreasing the carbon footprint is at the forefront of innovation efforts for many companies. Idea sharing is where innovation begins.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

How Can You Run An Idea Creation Competition?

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Idea generation is the heart of innovation. Creating this culture in your organization increases employee engagement and promotes collaboration. Innovation increases brand loyalty. Research shows 77% of consumers have been loyal to certain brands for more than a decade.

IdeaScale Podcast – How Global Packaging Corporation Winpak Uses Shark Tank-like Practices and IdeaScale to Innovate

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Overview: On the Ideascale Nation podcast , we talk with Manuel Moreno, Corporate Director of Innovation at Winpak. As a global packaging company constantly in need of ideas, Winpak developed 25hundred Innovators, which reduced the challenges of geography and language. The Challenge.

Five Creative Ways to Use Customer and Employee Suggestions Boxes

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Overview: The suggestion box is a classic tool for collecting feedback. Modern boxes should be online, privacy-friendly, simple, collect useful data, and offer useful incentives. Put It Online.

Building a Culture of Value Creation

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Innovation cultures are essential in the workplace. They help sustain innovation and improve outcomes. Building value is one of the best methods for ensuring future success. Establish innovation behaviors and norms that create a communicative environment rich in imagination and collaboration.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Introducing LaunchPad, Strategic Education, Inc.’s (SEI) Latest Innovation Program

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Strategic Education, Inc., is an education services holding company and was formerly known as Strayer Education, Inc. The company owns online Capella University and Strayer University, as well as non-degree programs schools such as DevMountain, Hackbright Academy, and Sophia Learning.

How Can Your Organization Crowdsource Ideas?

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The creativity of the world has never been more accessible, thanks to crowdsourcing. Yet incorporating crowdsourcing into your innovation strategy can feel like a challenge in need of that same creativity. How can you tap into the wisdom of large groups? Here’s what you need to know.

Here Are Five Examples of Creativity in the Workplace

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Creativity can be difficult to cultivate in the workplace. Some teams gain inspiration from seeing creative innovations from other companies. Creativity is more than painting a work of art or writing a best selling book. Thoughts, words, and actions are all forms of creativity.

Calculating the ROI of an Idea: Ideas That Saved Time

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Crowdsourcing and open innovation initiatives are vital by bringing vast stakeholders together to share ideas on complex problems and opportunities. Much of the focus is set on engaging the crowd yet deciding which ideas to take a risk on requires data on the likely impacts and costs. .

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers. But where do you start? Download the playbook today!