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Working together to shape innovation for meaningful change

Paul Hobcraft

Shaping Innovation for a Meaningful Change Following on from my initial post, “ Our Need is to Shape Innovation Dynamically, ” this post outlines the eight value-adding points that I can help build out and deliver alongside you in different delivery modules to fit your circumstances and budgets.

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These companies failed because leaders did not want to hear bad news: The Ostrich Effect

Idea to Value

Have you ever worked for a manager or boss who did not want to hear bad news? In organsiations which suffer from the ostrich effect, it is not just that bad news is ignored. Two examples where leadership failed to take on board bad news are Volkswagen and Nokia. These organisations might then suffer from the Ostrich Effect.

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You need a red team, not a red pill

Jeffrey Phillips

You don't need a pill, you need a team. Red Team / Blue Team The idea of a red team (attacker or hacker) versus the blue team (defender or good guy) has become a staple of cybersecurity, but it has an older history than that. What should happen next, and rarely does, is the creation of a disinterested red team.

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How to Effectively Manage Change as a Team

Tullio Siragusa

How to Effectively Manage Change as a Team. Change is a constant phenomenon. Small changes occur every day. In the workplace changes are efficiently catered to by an active leadership environment. From time to time organizations have to adapt to major changes. both good and bad?—?and

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.".

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Taking Final Ideas to Market is the Hardest Part

Paul Hobcraft

It seems so simple doesn’t it – “bringing final ideas to market”. Here in Europe, it is often suggested that “Europe is the cradle of creativity”, perhaps but I think the United States is “the crucible of innovation”, it forges ideas and takes them to market far better. So easy to say, yet it does seem so very hard to achieve.

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Ambidextrous organisations: Where innovation should sit in an organisation

Idea to Value

Exploration on the other hand requires a mentality where not everything is known, new ideas need to be developed, tried, iterated and improved, and not everything that is attempted will work out as it was planned. Option 2: Innovation teams within each company brand / product unit. Positives: Simple. Negatives: Low remit to experiment.