Executing Collaborative Innovation - The Hamburger Style

HYPE Innovation

Often I read articles or books about top-down vs. bottom-up innovation and why one approach would be better than the other. After spending more than seven years in the collaborative innovation space, I would advise going hamburger style! Ideation & Collaboration

Collaborate to Innovate

Innovation Excellence

How do enterprises use collaboration as a tool for innovation? Leading Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise is a new book by Peter Cook. Continue reading → Book Review Innovation collaboration HR Leadership

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The Book that Took 9 Years to Publish

Stephen Shapiro

One week from today, my 6th book, Invisible Solutions , will be released. I’ve been asked, “How long did it take to write the book?” December 2 – 10, 2018, I locked myself in a hotel room and started working on the book.

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Pirates in the Navy Book Excerpt

InnovationTraining.org

This InnovationTraining.org guest article from Tendayi Viki is a selection from his latest book, Pirates In The Navy. Bridge To The Core : It is often difficult for innovation teams and the core business to collaborate.

Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

Collaborative Innovation – Hamburger Style

InnovationManagement

Often I read articles or books about top-down vs. bottom-up innovation and why one approach would be better than the other. After spending more than five years in the collaborative innovation space, I would advise going hamburger style! Collaborative Innovation bottom-up campaign team collaborative innovation communication crowdvoting executive sponsor idea management ideation ideation contests innovation champions open innovation question suggestion box synergy top-down workshop

Book in Brief: Orchestrating Experiences

Boxes and Arrows

Editors’ note: This “Book in Brief” feature here on Boxes and Arrows is from. Orchestrating Experiences: Collaborative Design for Complexity by Chris Risdon and Patrick Quattlebaum. We’ll publish an excerpt, up to 500 words, of your book. Book in Brief

Creative Construction – Book review

The Inovo Group

Well-respected Harvard Business School professor and HBR contributor Gary Pisano has weighed in on the topic of large company innovation in his new book ‘Creative Construction’. This book is a worthwhile, albeit high-level, treatment of the topic with a rich set of descriptions and examples.

Spigit Executive Releases New Book

Planview Spigit

Today, we’re proud to share the release of a new book authored by Doug Collins, VP of Innovation Architecture at Spigit. This book, titled Great Question! The book comes in four parts: Setting context. The post Spigit Executive Releases New Book appeared first on Spigit.

6 Books I Read In 2017 That Are Worth Your Time

Game-Changer

On top of magazines, articles and reports, I read at least 1 book per month; and have gone up to 4 in years past. This year I read 15 books in all, lighter than before but interesting nonetheless. What books did you read in 2017 that you recommend I read?

Collaboration is the new competitive advantage

IdeaSpies

In 1985, a relatively unknown professor at Harvard Business School named Michael Porter published a book called Competitive Advantage , which explained that by optimizing every facet of the value chain , a firm could consistently outperform its competitors.

Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

From his newly released book, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. We are excited to have Greg join us for a session that will draw upon these insights and provide a playbook for how to define the right innovation strategies for your organization to overcome the specific challenges that your organization faces and dramatically improve your innovation effectiveness.

Creating a collaborative workplace culture

ImagineNation

Yet, according to Gallup , CEO’s, executive teams and leaders are the key catalysts towards creating a collaborative workplace culture. Compete or collaborate? Collaboration workplace culture examples.

Community Collaboration Workshops Come in All Sizes

BrainZooming

Thursday included working with a local non-profit to develop the strategic foundation for an important initiative, along with developing initial themes from the Carbondale community collaboration workshops. Brainzooming - All Posts Collaboration Performance Strategic Thinking Strategy

BUSINESS MODEL WARFARE: BOOK & WORKSHOP

InnovationLabs

Our newest book (and some say our best) is now available! The Book Many years in the making, with examples from hundreds of companies, dozens of graphics and models, and a complete implementation guide, this is the most complete book on business models ever written. Anticipating the Future Business Model Innovation Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Tools Strategy and Innovation

15 Things to Look for in a Business Collaboration

BrainZooming

I mentioned upcoming business collaboration opportunities for Brainzooming yesterday , including co-presentations, creating content, and developing new workshop and training offerings. What to look for in a business collaboration? The collaboration will yield mutual benefits.

A Magna Carta for Corporate-Startup Collaborations

Innovation Leader

In this book excerpt, Trond Undheim, entrepreneur and former head of the MIT Startup Exchange, shares four elements of effective corporate-startup interactions, and some of the factors that can lead to failure or frustration

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

We are excited to launch the Collaborative Innovation Webinar Series with Dr. Soren Kaplan. His just released book, "The Invisible Advantage," provides actionable insights into how any organization can create a culture of innovation, an environment that promotes freethinking, an entrepreneurial spirit, and sustainable value creation at all levels and across all functions. By registering for the webinar, you will get a free excerpt from his book.

Collaborating on Zoom Guide: Remotely Facilitate a Virtual Meeting or Workshop

InnovationTraining.org

Video conferencing software can help you lead engaging activities to collaborate virtually in real-time. Zoom is one of the most popular software from our research on top digital collaborative remote work tools. Lead Innovative Meetings and Workshops with Zoom.

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4 Vital Characteristics of Collaborative Strategy Leaders

BrainZooming

What leadership skills are necessary to successfully champion a collaborative strategy ? A client fully immersed in developing and implementing a collaborative strategy asked that question. 4 Vital Characteristics of Collaborative Strategy Leaders.

41 Surprising Things about Community Collaboration Done Well

BrainZooming

In nearly every Brainzooming community collaboration workshop, we conclude with a Plus-Minus-Interesting-Recommendation-Question exercise (a PMIRQ for short). 41 Surprising Things about Community Collaboration Done Well. New People Coming Together Collaboratively and Effectively.

Strategic Planning – 10 Keys to Collaborative Strategy

BrainZooming

Success factors in strategic planning and creating collaborative strategy were the central topics we tackled on an edition of Smart Companies Radio, hosted by Kelly Scanlon, the owner of Thinking Bigger Business Media, Inc., Creating Strategic Impact mini-book.

The Power of Collaboration

Boxes and Arrows

One aspect of the research, however, reinforced for me the power of collaboration in the design process. My plan was to try a session with five students reviewing book covers from Aboriginal authors and discussing what visual design appealed to them.

5 Things Collaborative Strategic Planning Isn’t

BrainZooming

If you’ve been a Brainzooming reader for any length of time, you know we’re huge proponents of collaborative strategic planning. Admittedly, collaborative planning processes aren’t all that common. 5 Things Collaborative Strategic Planning Isn’t.

Creating Physical Workspaces For Collaboration and Ideas

HunchBuzz

A lot of people have heard of ‘creative’ workplaces, such as Pixar and Google, that boast exciting work environments for collaboration that stimulate their employees. Yet what a lot of people don’t recognise, is that the space in which you collaborate, helps you innovate.

Strategic Planning – 3 Surprising Ways Online Collaboration Works

BrainZooming

We’re increasingly incorporating online collaboration workshops ( which we call Zoomferences ) to do more of the work typically done through in-person visioning workshops. Sometimes we use online collaboration within an in-person strategic planning workshop.

Lessons from Pixar and Disney: Creativity is a Team Sport [book review]

Innovation Excellence

Sometimes, every once in awhile, an amazing book drops off the shelf, in front of your eyes and into your hands and resonates with you at the core of your being.

The Idea Magnets Book Is Available with an Exclusive Free Offer for You!

BrainZooming

Idea Magnets: 7 Strategies for Cultivating & Attracting Creative Business Leaders , my new Brainzooming book on daily innovation, is now available on Amazon.com. We’re planning to stream it live on the book’s Facebook page.

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Expert Interview Series: Jennifer Riggins of Happy Melly On Growing Your Brand Using Collaboration And Innovation

IdeaScale

Happy workers aren’t just more productive, but they are more loyal to team and business, more innovative in an environment that lets them feel safe to experiment and risk failure, and they are more collaborative. How can creative collaboration help “value, attention, and credibility” to the parts of a partnership? What have been some particularly successful collaborations you’ve seen or taken part in? Want to connect and collaborate with you workforce?

7 Collaborative Strategic Planning Process Impacts (Even if the Plan Sits on the Shelf)

BrainZooming

7 Collaborative Strategic Planning Process Impacts (Even if the Plan Sits on the Shelf). When you develop a plan from a collaborative, conversationally-driven strategy planning process , you see other tangible impacts. Contact us, and let’s book time to talk.

Applying Collaborative Innovation to Design Thinking

Innovation Archetecture

Of late, many have embraced the practice of collaborative innovation, with its application of social media to sourcing crowds and ideas, and design thinking, with its structured approach to vetting hypotheses about new business opportunities. The Larger Application of Collaborative Innovation.

Bringing Your Balanced Scorecard Alive with Collaborative Innovation

Innovation Archetecture

In this article Doug Collins explores opportunities for people to bring alive the scorecard by applying the practice of collaborative innovation. By way of reference, Arthur Van Gundy explored this linkage in his stellar book on framing innovation challenges, Getting to Innovation.

New Business Collaboration Opportunities through Meeting Online Friends IRL

BrainZooming

A New Business Collaboration in Dallas. Leading up to the Dallas trip, we were discussing her new role as a Communications Animator at The Grove , a social impact-focused co-working space located across the street from what was the Texas School Book Depository.

Your Chance to Help Change Change

Braden Kelley

My first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire was designed to help organizations identify and remove barriers to innovation, but readers also found it to be a great primer on how to take a structured, sustainable approach to innovation, and as … Continue reading → Change collaboration Innovation Management Books change management organizational change planning publishing Surveys Thought Leadership Tools

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Creating Physical Workspaces For Collaboration and Ideas

HunchBuzz

A lot of people have heard of ‘creative’ workplaces, such as Pixar and Google, that boast exciting work environments for collaboration that stimulate their employees. These places are known for not only their quirky work area, but for the collaborative team environments that come from them and the happiness it evokes in employees. Yet what a lot of people don’t recognise, is that the space in which you collaborate, helps you innovate.

Give the Gift of Creativity, Collaboration, and Storytelling

Idea Champions

Idea Champions' online store is now open for business -- offering a variety of mind-opening books, card decks, and innovation-sparking tools.

Key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success is Communication

Idea to Value

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival hammers the point home that innovation is the key to your company’s survival—in other words, “innovate or die.” Regular and consistent communication is required for innovation teams to be in sync, trust each other, and collaborate in a meaningful way.

The Benefits of Pursuing Collaborative Innovation with Your Customer Advisory Board

Innovation Archetecture

They collaborate and innovate on what a shared future might offer. This article makes the case for supplementing the board meetings with a virtual community focused on collaborative innovation to improve the continuity of the dialogue and the formation of the ideas that arise.

The Ten Types of Innovation

Destination Innovation

Larry Keeley in his excellent book, Ten Types of Innovation, divides all corporate innovations into ten categories. E.g. Toshiba collaborated with UPS to repair Toshiba laptops. E.g. Amazon’s Whispernet service allows users to order and download a Kindle book in one minute.

The Rise of the Smart Creative (Lessons from Google)

Innovation Excellence

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8 Ways to Fight Brain Drain when Baby Boomers Retire

Innovation Excellence

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Creating high-performing and faster-moving teams

Innovation Excellence

It seems that every meeting I went to recently, and almost every person I spoke to, mentioned the new book, from the authors of How Google Works – The Trillion Dollar Coach.

Why We Need More Women In Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Every once in a while I get a comment from an audience member after a keynote speech or from someone who read my book, Mapping Innovation, about why so few women are included. Build Capability Change collaboration culture Feature Of The Week Innovation