How to avoid the innovation management analysis-paralysis
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
The post How to avoid the innovation management analysis-paralysis appeared first on www.exago.com. You may easily find yourself overwhelmed. But, you cannot get mired in endless reports, comparative numbers and hundreds of percentages that may have nothing relevant to show you.
Strategic Thinking Exercise – A SWOT Analysis to Push Thinking
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Yesterday’s post on using a new type of SWOT analysis to stimulate bolder strategic conversations in strategy meetings garnered quite a bit of attention. In this case, the letters in the SWOT analysis name still stand for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
Strategic Thinking Exercises – A SWOT Analysis Example from the Safe
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Sometimes it is very clear what an organization’s threats and opportunities are when performing a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats). An Old AND New SWOT Analysis Example. Here is a new SWOT analysis example that is really an old one.
Strategic Thinking Skills – What Does Your Analysis Style Look Like?
MAY 18, 2016
One slide during the workshop focused on analysis styles and featured two contrasting images. This type of analysis really is like the Thanksgiving Sandwich in that you recognize all the original flavors (i.e.,
The Buyer's Guide to Innovation Management Software
business as well as analysis of specific. THE BUYER’S GUIDE. TO INNOVATION. MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS THE BUYER’S GUIDE TO INNOVATION MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS 2 1 2016 Gartner CIO Agenda Report 2 The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Solutions, Q2 2016 In less than a decade, innovation.
5 Musts of Every Serious Startup: Examples and Analysis
OCTOBER 30, 2015
Examples and analysis from Melissa Burns. Innovation is not only about what you do and try to achieve. It is about how you do it in even greater degree. Continue reading → Creativity Customers Entrepreneurship Black Hat Entrepreneur SEO Site Promotion Startup White Hat
Innovation Leaders Report Summary 2016/17: Trends and Leaders in Innovation Worldwide
MARCH 5, 2017
This year, Innovation Leaders highlighted three trends in its analysis: US dominance, partnerships and collaboration, and the impact of big bets and bold moves to deliver tangible, sustained growth. Reports Trend Alert analysis collaboration collaborative innovation europe report trend USAInnovation Leaders has released its annual report detailing companies across 25 different sectors worldwide that accomplish the most from innovative activities.
Managing Fundraising Innovation: the Dangers of the ‘Echo-Chamber’
MARCH 22, 2017
Innovation Psychology Organization & Culture Strategies analysis analytics collaborative innovation crowdsourcing echo chamber innovation innovation culture innovation strategy nonprofit target audience third sector
Consumer adoption of Bitcoin | A jobs-to-be-done analysis
JANUARY 21, 2015
A powerful way to analyze any idea is to apply jobs-to-be-done analysis. For this analysis, we’ll target a specific set of possible beneficiaries: Bitcoin will become a frequently used currency for U.S. Ok, on to the adoption analysis.
How Does your Business Stand to Benefit from Big Data?
MARCH 21, 2017
In this article, we’ll introduce you to the three V’s of big data - volume, velocity, and variety - and discuss the many ways your company can benefit from incorporating big data into decision making, product development, audience analysis, and much more.
Strategic Thinking Exercise – Use a New SWOT Nobody Expects
OCTOBER 10, 2016
You have no doubt heard of a SWOT analysis. In many companies, the list of items on the SWOT analysis does not change all that much from one year to the next. Going into a strategy meeting today that is sure to be a snoozer ?
Strategic Planning Exercises – 7 Tools to Boost Strategic Impact
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Reimagining the SWOT Analysis (Download). The SWOT analysis is the workhorse of strategic planning exercises. We have released a host of eBooks on strategic planning exercises and ideas to increase collaboration, creative thinking, alignment, and successful implementation.
Why Your PLM Solution Has Not Delivered Value Yet
JANUARY 21, 2017
As PLM system implementations have become more prevalent, analysis of PLM value has shifted from the theoretical to the empirical. Innovation Product Innovation Strategy analysis Business Intelligence data Data Analysis Innovation Analytics PLM Product Lifecycle Management
“Business-ready” Big Data Insights: a new approach to data analytics
JULY 12, 2016
Continue reading → Innovation Processes & Tools Research Science Technology Video Big Data Data Analytics managing change Market Analysis marketing new product development NPD Trends
How Business Intelligence Software can Help you Increase Operational Efficiency
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
Life Cycle Processes Strategies accounting analysis analytics bi software big data business intelligence business model database business process customer engagement customer experience management data data management idea management software infographic inventory marketing metrics OLAP reporting risk management software startup strategic thinking trendBusiness Intelligence software is an essential tool for analyzing your company's strengths and weaknesses.
5 Ideas for Simplified Strategic Planning this Year
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
If you’re stumped, here five ideas we’d suggest where you can save some time, effort, and hassle in strategic planning: Start preparing your strategic foundation and situation analysis updates by asking, “What things still apply and are relevant for next year?”
4 Things Managers Need To Know About Data
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Today’s managers need to take care to prepare their data so that it reflects reality, understand what types of analysis to apply, derive. [[ This is a content summary only. The truth is that it’s not enough to be “data driven.”
Who is More Empathetic: Intuitive or Analytical People?
AUGUST 11, 2016
analysis empathy intuitionThe British Psychological Society's Research Digest features new work by Christine Ma-Kellams of the University of La Verne and Jennifer Lerner of Harvard. They focus on empathy, something that has gotten a great deal of attention in the management field recently. The human-centered design movement emphasizes empathy with customers as a key tool for driving innovation.
Trend-driven Innovation for Product Managers
AUGUST 25, 2016
Customers Innovation Product Innovation Customer Research Innovation Management Product Management trend analysisSmart product managers study trends and innovate accordingly. This is trend-driven innovation. Uber’s success is an excellent example of trend-driven innovation.
Infographic: What is innovation?
Idea to Value
APRIL 19, 2016
For my first article, I went deeper into the analysis of what defines innovation, based on the recent insights from 15 innovation experts. I was recently asked by Inc.com to begin writing a regular column for them, which will be called “Making Ideas Work” and focused on creativity and innovation. I then also turned this into an infographic, which you can find above or on the full article at Inc.com.
This engineer replaced a $1,000.00+ medical device with one costing $0.20
Idea to Value
JANUARY 18, 2017
He was trying to find a replacement for a vital but very expensive piece of equipment; a centrifuge, which is used to separate blood into its various components for analysis by spinning a sample very quickly.
How to Write an Analysis Document
Gijs Van Wulfen
JANUARY 16, 2016
Subsequently, businesses will have inplace effective manufacturing methods and techniques. How do I Generate a Compare-and-Contrast Essay? We do it many of the time. We match up and we distinction virtually everything that occupies our attention. It helps us to produce options somewhere between one thing and one other, no matter if to acquire beefsteak or hen, tea or coffee, observe a movie or require a nap.
How to Create a Visible Analysis Report
Gijs Van Wulfen
JANUARY 12, 2016
By contrast, the conclusion of a persuasive dialog must present action with a definite call. Do you know the Pros For those who Acquire An Essay On line Learners will not be sure about why to obtain an essay Or will shopping for essay may help them or not? College students will not be confident about why to purchase an essay Or will acquiring essay can help them or not? Published assignments have taken up a serious portion on the students remaining grading criteria.
Fleury’s idea market recognised for game-based approach to innovation
JANUARY 12, 2016
Exago’s client Fleury, the largest group of clinical analysis services in Latin America, reached the top five shortlist for large companies in the International IMP³rove Award 2015. Fleury was selected for its innovation drive and practices using a gamified platform. Read More. The post Fleury’s idea market recognised for game-based approach to innovation appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Clients' success stories incremental-innovation initiative-success innovation-results
Why I have a problem with the Global Innovation Index
Idea to Value
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
INSEAD Business School, along with Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organisation have just released their analysis of the world’s most innovative countries for 2016. comparative benchmarks, industry analysis).
Got a big decision to make? Try the Three by Three method.
APRIL 26, 2017
Of course if you have a really major decision to make then you would use a more detailed and thorough analysis but for most management decisions this technique works well. Go through the three by three analysis and then make a decision. Let’s say you are faced with a tough problem.
Practical Points on Critical Thinking
Innovation in Practice
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Such questions include: What is your interpretation/analysis of this passage/data/argument? What are your reasons for favoring that interpretation/analysis? How well does your interpretation/analysis handle the complexities of the passage/data/argument?
Why “Follow your passion” is terrible advice for you & those you care about
Idea to Value
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
Subsequent to this analysis, Cal released this video below outlining how “follow your passion” is bad advice that isn’t supported by any evidence that it will actually result in happiness.
The 2015 Global Innovation 1000 Study from Strategy&
OCTOBER 27, 2015
An overwhelming 94 percent of the world’s largest innovators now conduct elements of their R&D programs abroad, according to the 2015 Global Innovation 1000 study, our annual analysis of corporate R&D spending.
Innovators to Watch 2017
MARCH 20, 2017
Alongside the annual Innovation Leaders analysis of large organizations’ performance , we also identify upcoming companies that are seen as potential future catalysts for change. While these are organizations that are yet to achieve global scale, they are already making significant impact. They are the companies that are inventing new technologies, applying new business models and creating value in new ways that may well have significant global influence in the years ahead.
The Irresistible Power of Storytelling as a Strategic Business Tool
DECEMBER 13, 2015
A two-year analysis of 108 Super Bowl commercials has revealed that it was the structure of the content -- not the content itself -- that was the biggest predictor of its success.
Inside the Future of Customer Experience with Biometrics
JULY 14, 2016
Even Adobe, in an analysis of 33 billion visits to 180 online retail websites in Europe and the United States, found that existing customers drive a disproportionately high share of revenue.
5 Strategic Thinking Questions to Start Reimagining the Organization
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Download our FREE eBook: Reimagining the SWOT Analysis. Strategic Thinking Exercises: Reimagining the SWOT Analysis” features eleven ideas for adapting, stretching, and reinvigorating how you see your brand’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
The workshop from hell
OCTOBER 2, 2015
Every business unit (in this case: product group) had to carry out a strategic analysis, derive proposals for strategic options, and present its findings in the strategy workshop. Practice Strategic planning analysis Leadership problemsToday I like to share with you the story of a workshop I was supposed to lead. It was a true workshop from hell. In terms of results, it was a complete waste of time. (In In my defense I’d like to state that I was fairly inexperienced at that time).
Setting yourself apart through Innovation
MARCH 5, 2017
Breaking News : “ Over the past 15 years, a portfolio of stocks based on the Innovation Leaders analysis has repeatedly outperformed all major indexes. About the Innovation Leaders Analysis.
Why People Quit
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
Fast Company reported this week on a new analysis conducted by Glassdoor. Why do people quit their jobs? The firm studied approximately 5,000 workers who switched jobs over the past decade. They found that three most important reasons for quitting are: Company culture Employee salary Getting stuck in the same job for long periods of time The firm discovered that, "On average, we find that a 10% higher base pay is associated with a 1.5%
What every organization can learn from the CIA’s Red Cell to avoid stagnation
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Premortem analysis is a common practice of mine too. How can your organization avoid stagnation and future proof itself?
The future innovation core lies at the edge.
JANUARY 16, 2017
GE recently recognized and decided to place machine apps anywhere, literally at the edge of any networks or systems on devices, on controllers, in positioning this analysis capability as a network gateway or router, ultimately connecting back to the cloud.
How Silicon Valley innovates by letting anyone access their tech
Idea to Value
MAY 20, 2016
In fact, in many data-heavy tasks which require such logic, such as scientific analysis, financial systems, logistics or weather predictions, these computers could be several orders of magnitude faster than today’s fastest chips.
Why Limit Yourself?
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
This bitter pill usually comes in the form of a Sunset Analysis that details when the client’s once market-leading products will be costing more to keep in production than generating revenue. When consulting with clients in this Memphis area, we often have to deliver the bad news first.