Nominal Group Technique Training

InnovationTraining.org

Learn about this group problem-solving and solution generating approach. Teams that struggle to be productive and efficient in brainstorming and problem-solving sessions may be interested in the nominal group technique (NGT). What is nominal group technique (NGT)?

The innovation and collaboration strawman

Jeffrey Phillips

Innovation and collaboration If Edison showed us anything, he demonstrated that intentionally mixing people with different skills from different fields, and focusing their attention on specific problems, could definitely lead to better outcomes than people working on their own.

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De Beers Group And RocketSpace Collaborate on Technology-Driven Business Transformation Solutions

Rocketspace

San Francisco - September 27, 2018 - RocketSpace , a Silicon Valley-based external innovation consulting company announced that it is collaborating with De Beers Group on a number of digital and technological transformation initiatives, leveraging RocketSpace’s corporate innovation consulting services.

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7 Ways Groups Can Collaborate on Fun Strategic Planning

BrainZooming

An executive responsible for strategy planning who was downloading our eBook on 11 Fun Strategic Planning Ideas posed an important question: How can you successfully identify and try new ways to get internal groups working together on strategic planning? 7 Ways Groups Can Collaborate on Fun Strategic Planning. Create a strategic planning event that includes people from multiple groups and features cross-group activities.

Measuring Innovation Performance

Better employee engagement and cross-functional collaboration spawn better ideas. are in terms of quality (as discerned by an expert group). collaboration has contributed to innovation. Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to.

Collaborative innovation as opportunity for change

The Future Shapers

This makes the processes become “co-“: collaborative, cooperative and coordinated. . Innovating is the result of a process of deep dialogue with our ego and creating alliances between different minds and ideas, where opportunities to collaborate arise.

How University Collaborations Can Drive Private Sector Innovation

Idea to Value

The typical goals of this sort of collaboration are better solutions and disrupting economic development — ultimately, it’s an early pipeline of new technologies. The collaborative process can also teach a seasoned team a lot about resiliency, agility, and dynamic thinking.

5 Things You Need to Know About Collaborative Innovation Software

Planbox

Collaborative innovation software brings purpose, focus, and structure to collaboration to help you turn ideas into commercial value. Understanding the importance of collaboration really is a no-brainer: people and business units alike need to share information and work together.

6 Leadership Roles to Expand Innovative, Collaborative Thinking

BrainZooming

In any collaborative meeting, you, as a leader, have an opportunity to foster innovative thinking. Moving to an anonymous, text-based online collaborative environment, though, offers multiple new, intriguing possibilities for leaders to cultivate innovation.

Solution Focused Reflective Practice in Collaborative Learning

Be-novative

Collaborative learning - the Core of the Hub We are excited to turn the wheel to interactive use-case driven ‘Spark Creativity’ sessions and dive deep into identifying success factors of remote facilitation techniques with our Partner Hub Members based on their projects, methods and use cases?—?this

Solution Focused Reflective Practice in Collaborative Learning

Be-novative

Collaborative learning - the Core of the Hub We are excited to turn the wheel to interactive use-case driven ‘Spark Creativity’ sessions and dive deep into identifying success factors of remote facilitation techniques with our Partner Hub Members based on their projects, methods and use cases?—?this

The New Innovation Need: Organizing within a Networks of Collaborators

Paul Hobcraft

To meet different challenges, to be highly adaptive it needs to begin to organize around ecosystems to deliver on a vision that recognizes it has to be part of a greater collaborating network to thrive in this highly connected world. An ecosystem that is made up of a broad, diverse group of partners, who all value each other and what each can bring to a final set of solutions, all that is that redefines new markets. Adapting to collaborating never fully in control can be unnerving.

The New Innovation Need: Organizing within a Networks of Collaborators

Paul Hobcraft

To meet different challenges, to be highly adaptive it needs to begin to organize around ecosystems to deliver on a vision that recognizes it has to be part of a greater collaborating network to thrive in this highly connected world. An ecosystem that is made up of a broad, diverse group of partners, who all value each other and where each can bring to a final set of solutions added value that has the combined potential to redefine new markets can be exciting and empowering.

Developing collaborative leadership styles

ImagineNation

With a national election for a new Australian government about to take place in less than a weeks’ time, it raises key questions around the impact of collaborative, autocratic or competitive leadership styles. Whether the goal is to get people to work together across internal boundaries, or silos, or to create high performing, seamless and collaborative operating organisational cultures. Taking the first steps towards facilitating creative collaborative conversations.

A Collaborative Product Development Stage Gate

IdeaScale

In order to manage a 500% increase in the volume of ideas, the Sustainable Development Business Innovation (SDBI) group instituted a unique workflow for each campaign (there are four major campaigns in the ideation community) and each workflow included several levels of review. The post A Collaborative Product Development Stage Gate appeared first on IdeaScale.

Engaging C-level managers in co-creation from silo-thinking to group dynamics

Be-novative

Best practices from our Be-novative Partner Hub The all-time most successful entrepreneurs and company leaders all have a unique ability to empower people to co-create and foster a culture that promotes group-dynamics instead of building silos.

Engaging C-level managers in co-creation from silo-thinking to group dynamics

Be-novative

Best practices from our Be-novative Partner Hub The all-time most successful entrepreneurs and company leaders all have a unique ability to empower people to co-create and foster a culture that promotes group-dynamics instead of building silos.

From onsite to remote collaboration – lessons learned

Sopheon

How can global, cross-functional groups work efficiently across time zones, national and organizational boundaries? The post From onsite to remote collaboration – lessons learned appeared first on Sopheon. How will teams work well together amidst the current chaos?

Collaborating Without Words.

100%Open

Those percentages are very difficult to prove but nevertheless, they are probably even higher when you are communicating and collaborating across different continents, where communicating across cultures is 100% about eye contact. It was an interesting way to form new groups and one that I intend to try again as a different way to form groups in future. See a picture of where our group ended up towards the end of the exercise in the image above.

How to empower leaders to build a better Culture of Collaboration using virtual facilitation…

Be-novative

How to empower leaders to build a better Culture of Collaboration using virtual facilitation techniques? Building a better Culture of Collaboration can be a challenging topic, especially when you are a consultant, hired to work with the leadership team of a company.

Top Remote Working Software Tools to Innovate & Collaborate

InnovationTraining.org

Online collaboration tools for innovative work remotely. If you and your teams have found yourselves working more remotely, you may be interested in this collection of top remote working, meeting, communication and facilitation tools that can increase your collaboration, impact, productivity, and ease while working virtually or from home. They have great collaboration tools like breakout rooms and whiteboarding that can make your meetings more engaging and interactive.

Is it better to solve problems in isolation or by collaborating with others?

Game-Changer

I’ve always believed that the best way to brainstorm is a hybrid of thinking by ourselves and then sharing that with a group to build on each other’s ideas; as opposed to brainstorming with a group from the start. Because brainstorming with a group from the start causes several challenges: everyone might not get their ideas across, some people will block themselves out because of perceived weakness of their own ideas, and groupthink; everyone agrees with each other.

The Innovation Hotline: How Colruyt Group is Championing Intrapraneurship with Collaborative Idea Generation

Qmarkets

Colruyt Group is a great case in point. Back in the 1970s, Colruyt pioneered the use of a telephone-based system to give their workforce a voice, and now in 2019 they are using Qmarkets’ cutting edge idea management platform to facilitate ideation on a whole new level… Colruyt Group’s Subsidiary Stores and Franchises. My role supporting the IDnet Project involves being part of a three-person team within the Department of Work Simplification at Colruyt Group.

Creative Diversity – What group will drive implementation success?

BrainZooming

Originally, the goal was simply bringing a diverse group together from across the company. Over time, however, they discovered that while they wanted participants with creative diversity, it was important to include individuals from groups that would actually return to the business and work together to solve problems. That is a great lesson whenever you are thinking about selecting a diverse group of participants for a strategic or creative thinking workshop.

Community Collaboration Workshops Come in All Sizes

BrainZooming

The week included: Large scale community collaboration workshops – Nearly eighty students from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale gathered Monday night and a comparable number of Carbondale, IL residents assembled on Tuesday for community collaboration workshops to imagine the community’s future with Gigabit Internet capabilities. Switching among so many ways we facilitate community collaboration and learning for organizations keeps us at the top of our game.

Innovation through collaboration

Norbert Bol

In the September 2015 issue of the Journal of Learning, Culture and Interaction, there is an interesting article (Ness & Riese, 2015) about how multidisciplinary groups can create innovation through collaboration. There are conditions that influence collaboration and therefore a successful outcome.

3 Ways to Find Strong Creative Thinking Skills in Logic-Oriented Groups

BrainZooming

I was talking with someone who was wondering aloud about how to boost the creative thinking skills of a group made up primarily of fact- and logic-driven individuals. We don’t deal with it more frequently because we consciously push in advance for diverse groups to engage in creative thinking and innovation workshops. 3 Ways to Find Strong Creative Thinking Skills in Logic-Oriented Groups. Have the Group Perform an Abstract Task.

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. Bringing a group of these happy individuals together toward a common goal makes them more likely to achieve or surpass those goals. How can creative collaboration help “value, attention, and credibility” to the parts of a partnership?

Preserving Centuries of Corporate Memory at Lloyds Banking Group

AureaWorks

We recently sat down with the company’s collaboration programme lead, Mark Mazza , in advance of his colleague Dan Thomas ’ presentation at the upcoming Aurea Experience 18 conference in Munich. Preserving Centuries of Corporate Memory at Lloyds Banking Group | Jive Software. lloyds banking group

10 Skills You Need to Nurture in Your Innovation Group

InnovationManagement

Strategies accountability collaboration employee engagement goals implementation innovation culture innovation fitness leadership open innovation reporting skills management trendOrganizational innovation requires discipline. And like any other discipline, it requires monitoring and training to make sure that you’re on the cutting edge of your capabilities. But what skills should you focus on building and how can you track your progress?

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). Based on the large number of responses to the individual PMIRQ handout sheets at the Southern Illinois University and Carbondale, IL community visioning session workshops, we wanted to share what people found “interesting” about participating in a community collaboration workshop. Small unknown group collaboration”.

The Power of Collaboration

Boxes and Arrows

One aspect of the research, however, reinforced for me the power of collaboration in the design process. Imagery was already a very sensitive topic, so omitting any particular region or any one group was far from ideal. There was great sensitivity to the use of symbols, partially because they may exclude certain groups but also because there has been a long history of offensive appropriation of Aboriginal symbols. A quote that I stumbled on during grad school stuck with me.

New study shows whether collaboration is more effective than working alone (hint: it isn’t the best way…)

Idea to Value

Is it groups of people collaborating on the challenge together, or individuals working alone? Most innovation experts would advise that full-time collaboration is a basic requirement for building innovative new solutions. Where the group works alone and never sees the anyone else’s solutions (no collaboration, labelled No Ties – NT). In particular, groups are capable of handling complex problems that individuals themselves cannot.

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Organizational Design: Clearing the Runway for Collaboration and Breakthrough Thinking

Innovation Excellence

Organizational Design: Clearing the Runway for Collaboration and Breakthrough Thinking. These organizational design principles facilitate sharing and communication across teams to allow both groups and individuals to grow.

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. Since we’re involved at the heart of driving the process to develop a collaborative strategy, we navigate our way through the development process based on an organization’s specific culture enablers and quirks. 4 Vital Characteristics of Collaborative Strategy Leaders.

Using Games to Help Your Group Create Amazing Products

Innovation Excellence

Games can also be applied to innovation, which is the topic of the book “Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play.” The book was published in 2006 and the games have had a significant impact on numerous companies, non-profits, and government organizations since then. I caught up with the author, Luke Hohmann, to learn more. Continue reading → Games Innovation Product Innovation Uncategorized games new product development problem solving

Customer Experience Strategy – Invite Employees to Collaborate

BrainZooming

The opportunity in broad collaboration among your audiences. I’m excited about the keynote, because it’s the first time back speaking in front of this big a group of transportation professionals for a few years. Our free “Big Strategy Statements” eBook lays out an approach to collaboratively develop smart, strategic directions that improve results! Brainzooming - All Posts Branding Collaboration Performance Strategy Tools

Team Collaboration – 14 Benefits from Pre-Meeting Outreach

BrainZooming

Learning what participants in an upcoming big meeting know, think, and believe before they come together in a large group is one tactic to strengthen team collaboration. 14 Team Collaboration Benefits from Pre-Meeting Outreach. Depending on the nature of the pre-meeting outreach you conduct with participants, it can promote team collaboration and help: Get to know participants better and figure out how to best work with them.

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.

AI and Cyber - the latest in a long line of much needed collaborations

IdeaSpies

For a few years, major R&D groups in tier-1 banking, academia, defence & intel

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. Collaborative planning implies a process that goes beyond the board room to include individuals throughout the organization in meaningful ways to provide insights and input to shape organizational strategy. Admittedly, collaborative planning processes aren’t all that common. 5 Things Collaborative Strategic Planning Isn’t.

Be-novative builds strong Europe-wide cooperation with Pioneers Group and Startup300

Be-novative

We plan to involve P ioneers Group and S tartup300 AG to open more opportunities for growth with +15.000 startups and large enterprises in their network as a shareholder in Be-novative.

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.