Nine Questions CEO’s Should Ask About Innovation

Gregg Fraley

Is a failure truly viewed as a learning experience or as a career killer? There are great frameworks and tools out there for innovation projects, like Design Thinking, Agile, Lean, and blended processes. Nine Questions CEO’s Should Ask About Innovation.

4 Ways to Amplify Digital Innovation in 2018

Gregg Fraley

Learn 4 Ways to Amplify Digital Innovation in 2018. AI, Analytics, IoT, Big Data, Cloud, Mobile, Social Media, Sensors, Robotics, Augmented Reality, Voice Recognition… and the list goes on. Learn and understand the technology.

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Projects Are How Innovation Happens

Gregg Fraley

Lean is not innovation. Big Data is not innovation. A specific approach done well can make a big difference in the effectiveness of innovation efforts. Learn as you go and use the lovely techniques and concepts that best fit your organization.

Key Innovation Issues for 2016 and Beyond

Integrative Innovation

In the first place, experimentation is about testing assumptions and hypotheses by means of a scientific learning approach. It requires a more deliberated approach, such as the lean startup process, design thinking or a combination thereof.

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Dr. Soo Beng Khoh

Innovation 360 Group

He is a change agent and experienced trainer in his expertise areas, where he frequently shares his knowledge as trainer, guest lecturer & keynote speaker at public events, institutions of higher learnings/universities and conferences. Based in Penang, Malaysia.

So Where Is Innovation Heading?

Paul Hobcraft

Of course, this shift requires really big changes in strategy, operations, the organization and in each individuals orientation. The importance of big data, the speed of technology adoption, mobile products, digital design, and technology platforms are at the heart of innovation.

Beware conventional wisdom in innovation and digital transformation

Jeffrey Phillips

It advocates: Determine a Use Case for the new technology or approach Train people to be more proficient users of the new technology Start small - find small successes This advice was true for the following list of management concepts: ERP Lean Agile Six Sigma Doing business on the internet and I suspect many, many more. You cannot compete with other firms that are doing much larger or bolder experiments because the cycles of learning and implementation are collapsing.

Sorting through our Innovation Management Tools

Paul Hobcraft

There are management tools that have become ‘enshrined’ in organizations and many of the executives become settled on the ones they have bothered to learn or seemingly do the job. Big Data for instance scores a 4.22

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Soo Beng Khoh , PhD

Innovation 360

He is a change agent and experienced trainer in his expertise areas, where he frequently shares his knowledge as trainer, guest lecturer & keynote speaker at public events, institutions of higher learnings/universities and conferences. Area of expertise: Big Data & Data Science (Coursera-Wharton-University of Pennsylvania certificate). Process Innovation (Certified Design for Six Sigma Black-Belt, Lean). Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Interview #2: Innovation through Network Thinking™ (Daria Tataj)

Innovation Walk

Learn more about it in this exciting interview she granted us. “For me, it’s a learning process. I think we live in such a fast-changing world that innovating basically means learning , and you cannot learn in a vacuum. You learn in networks.

What do most innovative companies have in common?

hackerearth

Although failure is a stigma to the corporate world, Eric Reis, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur-turned-VC-turned author and founder of Lean Startup Movement, encourages companies to embrace the concept of “failing fast”. They adhere to lean principles of product development.

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Industry 4.0: what it is and what are its current impacts

mjvinnovation

phenomenon claim that it is driven by four major forces: the amazing growth of data volume (Big Data): more technologies and more connectivity cause companies to produce, analyze and use more data in their production processes; .

Constructing Innovation as Value Management

Paul Hobcraft

There is this increasing need to understand and incorporate ecosystems, platforms, and the greater use of analytics, big data and reliance on technology into our innovation thinking. We can learn to determine risk and opportunity the more we engage, not hide from it.

The Perfect Conditions for Entering A New Innovation Era in 2017

Paul Hobcraft

As we learn the value and power of these tools we become more fluid, more flexible and agile but equally more influenced. No one party has a complete map, they must learn to reply and collaborative with others.

Successful Innovators Apply Multiple Leadership Styles Simultaneously

Innovation 360 Group

In the recently published original research study , Cultivating Growth and Radical Innovation Success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution with Big Data Analytics , Dr. Soo Beng Khoh and Innovation360 CEO Magnus Penker set out to explore exactly how leadership styles are leveraged by successful innovators. They analyzed a data collected from 2,900 companies over 52 months. Practitioners include Toyota’s lean manufacturing team and British Airways.

Brunner PROfile – The Physics of Marketing

Brunner

The second revolution (and arguably the most overused buzzword) is “big data”. Corporations are constantly collecting data like website visits, transactions, demographics and shopping habits. Mobile devices add another opportunity for companies to collect location level data. In the past this data may have been left in the basement server of an IT department. It was during this time that I learned a couple things. Data Analytics, Strategy + Insights

Infographic – 5 trends that will revolutionize the energy market in the next few years

mjvinnovation

a combination of networked devices, high-speed communication, and real-time data processing. Their analytical power comes from using Big Data and Machine Learning to design the best scenarios, manage risk, and elevate decision making to the next level of efficiency.

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Intel Disrupted: Why large companies find it difficult to innovate, and what they can do about it

Steve Blank

Their most profitable segment is very high-end processors used in data centers in servers and the cloud. Today that’s built on the premise that an x86 architecture is the one best suited for big data. Lessons Learned.

Building a case for managing innovation

hackerearth

Eric Ries, Lean Startup. Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Toyota Production System, Quality Circles, and continuous improvement all stemmed from that quality approach. Next is ‘experimentation’, which builds on the dictum of the innovation which is to ‘fail faster to learn sooner’.

How to Set Up a Corporate Innovation Outpost That Works

Corporate Innovation

The technology connectors need to start with a deep understanding of the: One or two big strategic problems the corporation wants the Outpost to solve. Companies unwilling to empower their Outposts with the ability to exchange data with startups have set up the outpost for failure.).

How to Set Up a Corporate Innovation Outpost That Works

Corporate Innovation

The technology connectors need to start with a deep understanding of the: One or two big strategic problems the corporation wants the Outpost to solve. Companies unwilling to empower their Outposts with the ability to exchange data with startups have set up the outpost for failure.).

The Challenges being Faced by Innovation Consultants

Paul Hobcraft

Today I think part of the clients experimenting and learning internally is due to this disappointment with the consultant. The need for ecosystems, platforms, the greater use of analytics, big data and reliance on technology. Both learn and both benefit going forward in new ways.

How to Set Up a Corporate Innovation Outpost That Works

Corporate Innovation

The technology connectors need to start with a deep understanding of the: One or two big strategic problems the corporation wants the Outpost to solve. Companies unwilling to empower their Outposts with the ability to exchange data with startups have set up the outpost for failure.).

How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost

Corporate Innovation

Senior managers should define the 1-2 big strategic problems that can be addressed through a day-to-day presence in the innovation ecosystem. This is the third in a series on the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Steve Blank.

How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost

Corporate Innovation

Senior managers should define the 1-2 big strategic problems that can be addressed through a day-to-day presence in the innovation ecosystem. This is the third in a series on the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Steve Blank.

7 Habits of Highly Innovative Companies

ITONICS

But we have good news for all those who have not yet taken the step into the right direction: Although every innovation has something new and unique, we can learn significantly from the companies that get it right and create a first how-to-plan based on their workflows, structures, and practices.

How to Set Up a Corporate Innovation Outpost That Works

Steve Blank

The technology connectors need to start with a deep understanding of the: One or two big strategic problems the corporation wants the Outpost to solve. Companies unwilling to empower their Outposts with the ability to exchange data with startups have set up the outpost for failure.).

Navigating Innovation Options

Strategos

Big Data is high on everybody’s radar and used as input to identify opportunities. Innovation labs, corporate incubators, startup collaboration, radical or breakthrough, open innovation, lean startup, co-creation, crowd funding etc. Innovation is a core business process.

How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost

Corporate Innovation

Senior managers should define the 1-2 big strategic problems that can be addressed through a day-to-day presence in the innovation ecosystem. This is the third in a series on the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Steve Blank.

Superconsumers – A Simple, Speedy, and Sustainable Path to Superior Growth

Rmukesh Gupta

Unlike traditional heavy users, Super-Consumers combine big spending with high engagement and deep interest in new uses for a product. If you talk to super-consumers, you’ll learn that most have very logical reasons for their behaviour. Lean into Super-Consumers.

How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost

Steve Blank

Senior managers should define the 1-2 big strategic problems that can be addressed through a day-to-day presence in the innovation ecosystem. This is the third in a series about the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Evangelos Simoudis.

Five Things You Should Measure about Your Innovation System

The Inovo Group

A-priori and post-hoc – Predict what future outcomes or wait to get actual data. Measurement Categories, KPI’s, Instrumentation, Data and Dashboards – In many cases, defining what and how to measure gets confused. The four phases are as follows: Data from 3.5

How to determine when customer feedback is actionable

Boxes and Arrows

Although product leaders can propose numerous ‘lean’ methodologies to experiment inexpensively with new concepts before fully engineering them, anything short of launching a product or feature and monitoring its performance over time in the market is, by definition, not 100% accurate.

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