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Best Innovation Books to Read in 2019

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One thing noticeable amongst corporate innovation leaders is that they are constantly reading and discussing new concepts, models, and ideas. corporate innovation services blog corporate innovation books innovation books books on innovation top innovation books 2019 best books on innovative thinkin

24 Innovative Startups Making Climate Change Impact in 2019

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The devastating effects of climate change are undeniable. We’ve all witnessed heartbreaking viral news: a starving polar bear , whales washing up on shores with car parts in their stomachs , the deadliest wildfires in California history , and the worst tornadoes in Alabama in 30 years.

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Health Technology Startups Changing the Landscape of Healthcare

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Global health care spending is projected to reach $10.06 trillion by 2022. There are several factors that can explain the dramatic increase in spending such as growing and aging global population, rising life expectancy, and increasing incidents of diseases.

7 Global Food Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

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The global food market is blazing. Last year was a golden year for food tech startups. According to PitchBook, 2018 set a decade-high record for VC investment in the space with food startups such as unicorn DoorDash and Instacart valued at $4.4B.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

The Advantages of Fundraising with an ICO

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10 Things Your Corporate Venture Capital Arm Must Do

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Pursuing external innovation can be difficult within an organization, as many lack the team and tools to do so. Corporate Venture Capital can spur an organization’s growth by opening doors to new technologies while mitigating risk.

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3 TED Talks That Anyone Working in Transportation Innovation Needs to Watch

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2018 was a bumper year for mobility technology and for transportation.

Why Diversity and Inclusion Driving Innovation is a Matter of Life and Death

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Diversity and inclusion. These two words are amongst the most important topics in today’s culture. Simply look at the Google trend for the search term “diversity and inclusion” over the past 15 years worldwide. In fifteen years, it has grown from nearly 0 to 100.

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The World's Top Emerging Innovation Hubs to Watch in 2019

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The Most Definitive Innovation Trait — Curiosity

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I have sat through numerous executive sessions on innovation at a multitude of Fortune 1000 corporations, and, something always strikes me as the observer.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Raising Capital for Your Startup? 5 Things Investors Are Looking For

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Fundraising is a process. It takes time and energy — more time and energy than you might think. And based on the conversations that we've had with experienced startup founders, raising capital for your startup, on average, takes three to six months. Startup Services

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Packaging Innovation in 2019: Corporate Innovators and Startups Leading the Way

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Since plastics were first introduced, 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic has been produced. Due to their functional properties and low cost, the use of plastics as packaging feedstock was integrated into all global economies and its production increased twenty-fold over the past half-century.

Who Are the Best Corporate Event Planners in London?

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Hosting a successful corporate event in London requires the expertise of a skilled corporate event planner. When it comes to planning events, time management, resource allocation, and communication across multiple teams are absolute necessities.

Looking for an Event Agency in London? These 5 Agencies Are at the Top of Their Field

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Planning a corporate event is an exciting but demanding task. It is a chance to highlight your business and achieve dramatic results. Whether a seminar, conference, retreat, or product launch, planning your own event can leave. Event Venue

Unicorn Farmers: How the Richest Farmers in the World Can Accelerate Innovation in Agriculture

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The global unicorn club has been making waves across news channels for the past 10 years. Tech Titans like Uber, Airbnb, and Coinbase, valued at over $1 billion, are synonymous with disruption, and consequently, are crowd favorites when it comes to venture investment.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

15 Startups to Watch in Food-Tech

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8 Imperative Questions to Evaluate Your Corporate Innovation Maturity

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Corporate Innovation Maturity Scale: Evaluating Internal and External Innovation.

Research and Development Innovation: The Shift from Traditional R&D to Corporate Venture

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In 2017, $782 billion was spent globally on R&D, an 11% increase from 2016 , which was largely driven by Chinese efforts as well as by global conglomerates, such as Amazon.

Hacking Corporate Culture: 3 Experts Weigh in on Innovation Culture Strategy

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Many CEOs are striving to create growth driven innovation fueled by engaged employees. In fact, a recent McKinsey study shows that 80% of CEOs think that their current business model is at risk.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

Six Lessons From Corporations With The Best Innovation Culture

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3 Actionable Attributes to Create Innovation Culture

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5 Critical Corporate Event Planning Dos and Don'ts to Save You Headaches

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Let's face it — planning and executing a successful corporate networking event, awards reception, or multi-day conference can be a massive headache. From finding a great corporate event space to coordinating with. Corporate Innovation

Innovation Strategies from 6 Leading Innovation Firms

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You may remember our blog post from a few months back where we identified the top firms driving innovation. We now want to go one step further and uncover the top strategies from each of these consultancies.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Key Challenges Facing The Mobility Industry

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The mobility industry is changing. As autonomous and electric cars become the norm, what will the infrastructure look like? How many charge points are needed to sustain demand? How long will it take to charge each vehicle? What will the queues be like?

Understanding the Investment Term Sheet: 5 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

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As you know, the path to startup success isn't paved with gold. Without a reliable funding source in place, your startup is destined to fail. If you're like most entrepreneurs, finding. Corporate Innovation

6 Creative Event Management Companies in London

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A corporate event is a great way to engage employees, clients, and other key business stakeholders. From lavish receptions and galas to away-days and networking events, a great corporate event requires. Startup Services

Innovation Strategies from 7 Leading Innovation Firms

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You may remember our blog post from a few months back where we identified the top firms driving innovation. We now want to go one step further and uncover the top strategies from each of these consultancies.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Analysis of how 3.5 million employees using Spigit ideate proves innovation is a science, and can be measured.

The 4 Essentials of an Effective Corporate Innovation Strategy

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Today, businesses are in a constant sprint to outpace one another. In recent years, we've seen greater technological innovation than ever before. These next-generation product or service innovations are specially designed to fulfill. Corporate Innovation

The 5 Benefits of a Corporate Partnership With Innovative Startups

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If you haven't invested in a startup-corporate partnership for your business, you could be missing out on valuable growth opportunities. In fact, many of the world's leading corporate stakeholders continually lean on. Corporate Innovation

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Everything You Need to Know About the Startup Fundraising Process

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Securing a new funding round is a significant turning point for startups. Without funds in place, even the savviest startup founders have difficulty developing product prototypes, testing market assumptions, and generating enough investor interest needed for future financing. Startup Services

How to Vet Startups for Corporate Partnership

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How can corporations determine whether or not a startup will be a good partner, looking beyond their funding and general market traction? Below, we will guide you through the top 5 questions to ask when evaluating a startup.

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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Have You Seen These 7 Cool Conference Venues in London?

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Hosting a conference is no easy feat. There are a ton of preparations to make leading up to the event. From seating and food to speakers and exhibitors, event planners must. Event Venue

5 Breakthrough Computer Vision Startups to Watch in 2019

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Vision is a dominant sense used to interpret the world. Computers now have the same capability. Computer vision enables a machine or computer to obtain data and information from images or multi-dimensional data sources to transform them into valuable insights.

De Beers Group’s GemFair™ and Tracr™ move into RocketSpace Campus in London

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Corporate-Startup Innovation: Challenges, Opportunities, and Success Stories

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It is not new that big brands and gigantic food corporations are losing market share to startups and small food companies.

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What Users Want: How and Why to Build Knowledge into Your Product

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Usage data allows PMs, the product team, and the whole organization to make better decisions. Good usage intelligence gives you the ability to be smarter, more active, more decisive, nimbler, and to minimize risk. But what if you don't have that data - such as before you have users? Or, what if the right decision seems to fly in the face of the data you have? Or, what if your product offers more than just the standard features? To get deeper into these questions, Nils Davis asks, "What is the most interesting thing about Instagram?" (Because who doesn't like a product that Facebook paid $1 billion for when it had fewer than 50 employees and no revenue?) Nils will use the example of Instagram’s Filters to talk about how putting prebuilt knowledge in your product can change the way your product is used for the better - putting you in the company of most market-leading products. Finally, he’ll tie it all together by explaining how the way you interpret and use usage data can impact the way your tell your product’s story, and ultimately, how your users use your product.