The History of the Whiteboard and Ideation

IdeaScale

In the last two centuries, these tools have been central to the classroom and the innovation process, but there was once a time before they existed. . Why are Whiteboards Linked With Innovation? Innovators want to ideate fast and this is exactly what online whiteboards provide.

11 Templates for Brainstorming

InnovationTraining.org

These top ideation and brainstorming templates from Miro can be used with your team remotely or in the same room. Interested in templates for brainstorming that you can even use with a team online? In this guide we will share some of the most popular brainstorming frameworks.

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29 Innovation Activities for Your Next Ideation

Innovation Excellence

I often get asked what activities a team should do in ideation to get better results and keep it fun. While there's a limitless list of possibilities that need to be tailored to each innovation challenge, I do have some favorites. Here are 29 that work and are adaptable to a variety of businesses and challenges.

To Innovate: Learn, Scaffold, Ideate

Gregg Fraley

Innovation is Learning. For many years I kept the concepts of innovation and learning in separate boxes. I thought innovation was creating new things of value, and, learning was understanding new things. I now believe that learning and innovation are joined at the hip. You can’t innovate without an exploratory learning process. Domain Knowledge is an Innovation Pre-requisite. Knowledge Across Many Domains Is An Innovation Accelerator.

Six tools to improve your creativity during an innovation process

The BMI Lab Blog

When we introduce somebody to innovation methodologies, especially those focused on business models, the role of creativity topic usually comes up. The most common question is whether we need to use creativity or not to innovate. There is a short answer for this: The majority of the most successful innovation methodologies give creativity a strong role. From this basic statement we can go further into the topic of creativity in innovation.

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Do You Know Your Company’s Implementation Rate?

InnovationManagement

With the rise of the innovation department, numerous organizations are focusing their attention on their company’s ideation rate. A good ideation rate generally predicts other positive company health indicators: profitability, higher employee retention rates, reported customer success, but there’s another innovation health indicator that we think organizations should pay attention to: their implementation rate. appeared first on Innovation Management.

Digital Technology MoshPit

Gregg Fraley

New Service Offering for Digital Technology Innovation. Discover Ideas for Long Term and Tactical Innovation Projects. Chicago, IL, August 1, 2018 — The MoshPit Innovation Service is an innovation project discovery service marketed by GFi (Gregg Fraley Innovation). It’s designed to uncover unlikely, but useful, combinations of technologies, products, services, trends, and insights that lead to breakthrough innovation.

Idea Generation Process: The Various Approaches to Gathering & Implementing Employee Ideas

Qmarkets

Employee ideas are the backbone of any corporate innovation initiative, and therefore a strong idea generation process that can be scaled across your organization is key. Submission Arguably the submission phase is the most important step of the process.

Good Manners and Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Brainstorming sessions can easily devolve into a contest of strong egos or a parade of old, tired ideas and their accompanying resentments. Worse, meetings around ideation or innovation sour when there is lack of good manners. Continue reading → Innovation Creativity innovation process michael graber Southern Growth Studio

GFi Innovation — Fall Training Course Schedule

Gregg Fraley

If you’re in the Chicago or Denver areas, check out these innovation training course offerings. Gregg Fraley Innovation (GFi) is offering three public courses in late October and early November. Innovation Intensive, Beyond Design Thinking. This deep-dive immersive course in innovation could change the direction of your organization – or career. A truly innovative culture? Innovation Intensive will help you improve the effectiveness of innovation projects.

How Design Thinking Promotes Innovation

IdeaScale

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. Design Thinking and Innovation.

4 Ways to Amplify Digital Innovation in 2018

Gregg Fraley

Learn 4 Ways to Amplify Digital Innovation in 2018. The challenges facing innovation leaders, facing 2018 is — how do you integrate new digital capability? This is not innovation as we once knew it. This is not your Dad’s innovation. It’s not even Your Innovation of five years ago? How do you innovate across your entire value chain? How do you integrate all this new fancy stuff into strategy and ideation to create actual projects?

Different Ideas Emerge From Different Doing

Gregg Fraley

Innovation Programs Based On Best Practices are Doomed to Mediocrity. Things I’ve heard recently from c-suite executives about their own innovation programs: “Floundering and ineffective, if I’m honest.” ” These are the words I’ve heard innovation directors and c-suite executives use to describe their own innovation programs. This post is to make a simple point about innovation.

How Online Whiteboards Create Lasting Innovation

IdeaScale

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. How online whiteboards create impactful innovation.

Why Visualization Tools are a Logical Next Step for Innovators

IdeaScale

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? Why Innovation requires Visualization.

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GFi Innovation Public Training Course

Gregg Fraley

Innovation Intensive . Master Innovation Trainer: Gregg Fraley. Course Description: Innovation Intensive is a one day, deep dive, into fundamental and advanced concepts in innovation. Innovation team leaders and project managers learn what it takes to keep cycles spinning from year to year. This course covers a great deal of ground — even experienced innovation professionals will learn new methods, tools, and concepts.

6 Creative Innovation Exercises for Online Whiteboards

IdeaScale

Innovation is a process that relies heavily on creativity and individual thinking, and these are things that don’t come easily. Creative thinking exercises help alleviate the difficulty of engagement and stagnation when innovating and allow people to think outside the box.

How to develop innovative ideas together – online

The BMI Lab Blog

At the beginning of 2021, we are mostly used to the new digital reality, yet many still feel that online meetings might be appropriate for coordination but not suitable for ideation. What is ideation? In the process of business model innovation, ideation is the second step.

Training is an Innovation Accelerant II

Gregg Fraley

Do You Wish To Accelerate Innovation? When I step into a room to facilitate an innovation, strategy, or idea generation session I always find a great deal of energy. Inexperience in: the kind of divergent thinking necessary to innovate, in specific meeting behaviors and facilitation skills, and in innovation process, approaches and frameworks. Here are details regarding innovation courses you can attend in the near future, Denver, August 28 – 31.

4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

IdeaScale

Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation? In a company where innovation is centralized, a specific department is tasked with innovating for the entire organization. The downside of using this model is that buy-in from other departments may be hard to achieve as the innovation department may seem out of touch with other departmental processes etc. So how do you level up the entire brainstorming capacity of your workforce?

4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

IdeaScale

Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation? In a company where innovation is centralized, a specific department is tasked with innovating for the entire organization. The downside of using this model is that buy-in from other departments may be hard to achieve as the innovation department may seem out of touch with other departmental processes etc. So how do you level up the entire brainstorming capacity of your workforce?

Find a Sparring Partner If You Want To Innovate

Michael Roberto

In Harvard Business Review this month , Professor Roberto Verganti of Politecnico di Milano argues that innovation isn't about ideation and deferring judgment. In my view, great innovators combine the principles of brainstorming/ideation with good practices of constructive conflict. At other times in the creative process, they engage in healthy dissent and debate. brainstorming conflict creativity innovation judgment

Creative Problem Solving Workshop

InnovationTraining.org

Creative problem solving is an innovation framework focused around better ideation and brainstorming sessions. A creative problem solving training workshop will teach you the basics of this innovation methodology and help you implement it effectively into your own work and that of your organization. Through our creative problem solving training workshops, you can practice this innovation framework and build on skills and tools to leverage for future use. .

New Innovation products we’re working on

Betterific

Betterific Nation, Just wanted to give you a bit of a sneak peak on a new innovation product we’re working on. The Betterific platform helps brands co-create new concepts with our memberbase of design thinkers and ideation enthusiasts. Our first product was our ideation and brainstorming product , which connects our members with each other over new and innovative ideas.

Idea Generation Process: The Various Approaches to Gathering & Implementing Employee Ideas

Qmarkets

Employee ideas are the backbone of any corporate innovation initiative, and therefore a strong idea generation process that can be scaled across your organization is key. Submission Arguably the submission phase is the most important step of the process.

Top Human-Centered Design Resources

InnovationTraining.org

One up-and-coming innovation framework is human-centered design, an approach centered around the end user and their unique problems and needs. This evolving framework is a wonderful way to view the innovation process and develop custom solutions that match up with what the end user needs to be successful. ” By developing a deep understanding of the people you are designing a product, service, or solution for, you can create an innovative design that is right for them.

Want Innovative Teaching? Apply Startup Principles to Reinvent Learning.

InnovationTraining.org

This guest article on innovative teaching shares ideas and strategies from the The Startup Teacher Playbook: Turn Your Ideas Into Actions, Personalize Professional Development, and Create Innovative Learning Experiences for You and Your Students. The post Want Innovative Teaching?

Innovation is still being innovated - Part 2 of 2

Values Centered Innovation

The art and discipline of Innovation is still being innovated. 2 nd sign: The rise of inclusive engagement: that every person can be innovative. He has since moved away from the personality labels, and denoted simply 2 cognitive styles: Modification and Innovation.

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Innovation is too easy

Jeffrey Phillips

Innovation, as practiced today in most corporations, is far too "easy" and commercialization is far too difficult. What if innovation was challenging and difficult, and commercialization were easy? Innovation is easy, commercialization is difficult Now, let's get our language straight. When I write that "innovation is easy" what I mean is that innovation as practiced in many corporations is rapid, inexpert and quickly converges on a simple solution.

5 Corporate Innovation Tools and Tactics: How to Chose the Best Option for Your Company

Qmarkets

Looking to take your company’s innovation endeavors to a whole new level – but are unsure what tools and strategies will get you there? The hard part is deciding what tools and tactics will help you manage innovation in a way that achieves disruptive results. The Innovation.

Choosing the right innovation approach for your business

hackerearth

Undoubtedly a critical aspect of long-term sustainability and survival, innovation is a complex process, which organizations need to be good at. Understanding the term “innovation”. Innovation is a term that carries with it immense possibilities of success and sustainability. Creating new business models or value propositions, enhancing the efficiency of existing businesses, and sustaining growth in a complex competitive and fickle landscape—that’s innovation.

How to explore the full potential of digital transformation through innovative business models

The BMI Lab Blog

Based on her insights, we explore how established companies can execute a digital transformation successfully – and what role business model innovation plays on this journey. Digitization is the process of translating information from an analog (e.g.

The benefits of using an Idea Management Platform

Ideanote

It is a digital tool that facilitates problem-solving by involving multiple departments of a company into the process. Moreover, it encourages transparency and innovation that otherwise would not happen organically. Involving customers in your innovation process is by far the smartest thing you can do. Involving them in the innovation process means you have access to valuable information about their needs and wants. We like to listen to our “ideators”.

How to setup an ‘innovation team’

hackerearth

To become really innovative, your company needs a special culture, a new mindset across all levels, disciplines, and functions. As a leader, you need to introduce and promote a solid innovation framework, which will gradually become part of the normal, day-to-day business. The objectives and specific roles of the ‘innovation team’ depend on the type, size, and industry of the company. The strategy and the roadmap towards the desired innovation-driven mode are critical.

An Interview with esolva: How Small Scale Innovation Can Generate Large Scale Impact

Qmarkets

On the other hand some small companies – with less than 250 employees – are flipping the script and using innovation management to help fuel company growth and expansion. Fertile Ground for Innovation: Introduction to esolva Qmarkets: Hi Tobias.

An Interview with esolva: How Small Scale Innovation Can Generate Large Scale Impact

Qmarkets

On the other hand some small companies – with less than 250 employees – are flipping the script and using innovation management to help fuel company growth and expansion. Fertile Ground for Innovation: Introduction to esolva Qmarkets: Hi Tobias.

An Interview with esolva: How Small Scale Innovation Can Generate Large Scale Impact

Qmarkets

On the other hand some small companies – with less than 250 employees – are flipping the script and using innovation management to help fuel company growth and expansion. Fertile Ground for Innovation: Introduction to esolva Qmarkets: Hi Tobias.

3 Takeaways from Spigit’s Innovation Forum

Planview

Spigit recently hosted an Innovation Forum with global consumer goods manufacturer Li & Fung in Hong Kong. An exclusive group of innovation leaders convened for an evening of sharing best practices and in-depth discussions about innovation programs. Here are three innovation takeaways that grabbed our attention. Build an innovation program with employees to solve problems at scale. Create an environment where collaboration and ideation thrive.

3 Takeaways from Spigit’s Innovation Forum

Planview

Spigit recently hosted an Innovation Forum with global consumer goods manufacturer Li & Fung in Hong Kong. An exclusive group of innovation leaders convened for an evening of sharing best practices and in-depth discussions about innovation programs. Here are three innovation takeaways that grabbed our attention. Build an innovation program with employees to solve problems at scale. Create an environment where collaboration and ideation thrive.

Can Innovation Work in a Work-from-Home World?

The Inovo Group

For corporate innovators, there is a unique set of WFH concerns and questions. Can innovation be done effectively in a WFH mode? There are eleven fundamental innovation tasks that comprise the vast majority of the work in corporate innovation. Ideation.

How can Idea Management improve your company?

Ideanote

It is a digital tool that facilitates problem-solving by involving multiple departments of a company into the process. Moreover, it encourages transparency and innovation that otherwise would not happen organically. Involving customers in your innovation process is by far the smartest thing you can do. Involving them in the innovation process means you have access to valuable information about their needs and wants. We like to listen to our “ideators”.

Key Takeaways from Open Nation 2017

IdeaScale

Last week was IdeaScale’s third annual Open Nation summit – our in-person user conference where innovation practitioners from all around the globe share their stories and best practices. It’s a great opportunity not just to learn from some of the leading innovators globally, but also a great chance to connect and have fun. Innovation processes may differ, but they share some of the same qualities.

Your Suggestion Box has never been more relevant

Ideanote

It just needs a digital makeover and a multilevel process within it. The box intends to signal trust, inclusion, and transparency, but does the exact opposite; It does not trust contributors to openly share their thoughts or be part of the initial evaluation process, it excludes people from the front-end innovation process, and it is definitely not transparent. They said I should bring my idea to the brainstorm session.