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Witnessing the future of innovation policy

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Participating in the first week of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. As the member of the UK government’s team in New Delhi tasked with building collaborations between the UK and India on Science, Technology and Innovation through the Newton-Bhabha Fund, a central part of my job is to build connections between UK and Indian innovation communities. The Policy Accelerator has helped us see beyond our own capabilities.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The critical enabler will come from technology and systemic innovation. Innovation needs to be broader than just being conducted through technological research and development; it requires a more significant integrated innovation model that has business models, policies, processes, and market design as part of the solutions. As this energy transition is such a seismic shift, it requires clear Government support and enabling policies on a coordinated basis.

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Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku

Wazoku

The RSA’s Citizens’ Economic Council is a programme that aims to spark broader public discussion about the goals and priorities of economic policy and the future of the UK economy. Democracy is more than just a vote, and civic technology has enormous potential to empower both citizens and institutions to renew democracy. The post RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku appeared first on Wazoku.

Collaboration During Pandemics Through The Modern Digital Workplace

Acuvate

have been canceling their events and implementing travel restrictions and work-from-home policies. So, how can organizations use digital workplace technologies to protect their employees, limit productivity losses and improve collaboration whilst ensuring security?

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

The importance of Knowledge Management

mjvinnovation

Knowledge Management is here to help! Read ahead to understand what Knowledge Management is, how it works, and how to start implementing it in your business today! What is Knowledge Management? While that is partially true, Knowledge Management goes far beyond that.

Secure Innovation Management for US Government-Wide Mandates

IdeaScale

In 2011 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a government-wide cloud security memo and guidance policy known as the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Cost-effective commercial technology is replacing expensive, outdated legacy platforms (see the American Technology Council ). The post Secure Innovation Management for US Government-Wide Mandates appeared first on IdeaScale.

Innovation Management: Importance, Ideas, and Examples

Acuvate

In less than a decade, innovation management got recognized as one of the most powerful strategies an organization can use to streamline internal processes and boost their business productivity. Forrester also claims that 53% of global services decision-makers are investing in emerging innovation and idea management technologies to drive innovation. What is innovation management? Importance of innovation management. Ideas for successful innovation management.

Fostering Innovation with Technological Solutions – Part 1

Wazoku

What might the link be between Barcelona, fostering innovation with technological solutions and organisations looking to give the people what they want? The series opens by considering how organisations are using various technology solutions to tackle everything from continuous improvement through to grand challenges. I was in Barcelona just prior to all the recent referendum* to give a session on fostering innovation with technological solutions.

Qmarkets Selected as a Innovation Management Service Provider by Israeli Government Procurement Administration

Qmarkets

Qmarkets is one of a small group of suppliers that have been approved to provide software and consulting services to assist the Israeli public sector with innovation management, citizen engagement, and efficiency objectives. ( For the Hebrew version click here.

Qmarkets Selected as a Innovation Management Service Provider by Israeli Government Procurement Administration

Qmarkets

Qmarkets is one of a small group of suppliers that have been approved to provide software and consulting services to assist the Israeli public sector with innovation management, citizen engagement, and efficiency objectives. (For the Hebrew version click here.)

Collaboration is the new competitive advantage

IdeaSpies

The book was an immediate success and made Porter a management superstar. We no longer compete in a resource economy, but a semantic economy where firms that can build, manage and widen connections win out. We had a similar policy at my former company and had similar results.)

The enemy is already within. The flood gates are open. Can GE recover?

Paul Hobcraft

Managing cash, balancing this out with your liabilities and obligations, knowing your market dynamics, and equally, having a good understanding of where the future growth lies, are all essential for managing any healthy business. It is then through managing your future development, mostly through research and development, that when combined with a sound acquisition strategy, that you believe will then augment your present internal growth and look to sustain the business.

Confusion or Diffusion in Energy Transition?

Paul Hobcraft

Following on from my recent post, “ Managing Energy Transition through Innovation ,” let me build out the innovation argument further. There is this compelling and urgent need to accelerate low-carbon technology innovation if the world can achieve decarbonization of the energy sector between now and 2050, to significantly contribute to meet international climate goals set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement. Are the technology solutions capable to be scaled at this rate?

Green finance through shared savings

Norbert Bol

Last week I wrote about the “ green finance gap “, where investments in green technology suffer from a lack of financial resources and less attractive risk-return expectations compared to other investments. As discussed earlier there are alternatives to invest in green technologies in a supply chain. Investments are made by the supplier of the green technologies or sustainability measures (such as insulation) and they are compensated by a share of the savings.

How to manage projects and teams in times of remote work

mjvinnovation

But how is one supposed to properly manage projects and teams remotely? It breaks the traditional operating model therefore we need to redefine our ways of working and management style to ensure business continuity. . Remote work management requires decentralized models of control.

Eliminating Uncertainty: How to Manage Innovation Risk in 3 Easy Steps

Qmarkets

By understanding how to manage innovation risk, companies can help strike this fine balance. The report illustrates how important professional training can be when it comes to managing innovation risk successfully. Our Blog Guest Post Innovation Management

Why Are We Making Innovation So Complex?

Paul Hobcraft

For many, risk management has never been seen beyond the protection of the status quo. Can you imagine having the same number of people involved in innovation growth as we have that manage the finances of a business? We feel increasingly unsafe unless we happen to be one of those sitting in a technology-related business where growth has been extraordinary in recent years (e.g., Technology Education, University Partnership.

Latest Conference Research on Innovation Ecosystems

Open Innovation

The conference was for papers being developed for a special issue of Research Policy, entitled “Innovation Ecosystems and Ecosystem Innovation.” Instead we held an online conference , modeled on the earlier 2012 conference for the Open Innovation special issue of Research Policy.

Finally a framework to manage holistically Industrial Revolution 4.0

Paul Hobcraft

This will become a very useful and relevant management planning tool to help manufacturers worldwide to determine and prioritize their necessary areas of focus with all the digital initiatives, based on an Industry 4.0 For me, it has the potential to be as catalytic as the Malcolm Baldridge Quality Aware that become such a movement behind quality that spurred in Europe The European Foundation for Quality Management (later to be renamed simply ‘ EFQM ‘).

Why we should focus on Innovation Governance

Paul Hobcraft

I am working with Jeffrey Phillips , a long-term collaborator on “all things concerning innovation.” It is at the centre of funding and managing the risk portfolio. ” We have just had our third short conversation of a five-part series on Innovation Governance.

What is change management and why is it essential for digital transformation

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

“When it comes to change management, “implementation” isn’t the end—it’s just the beginning.” What is change management? Change management may be defined as a structured process that ensures that required changes are thoroughly and smoothly carried out, and that the long-term benefits of the change are realized. The “change” may be a simple process change or a major change in company strategy or policy. The different levels of change management.

Top 8 Digital Workplace Trends for 2019

Acuvate

New digital technologies have improved the way we analyze data, collaborate with employees, communicate and make decisions. The rise of social networking, mobile, data and cloud technology has changed every aspect of our personal and business lives, making them more connected by the day. Most of these technologies undergo enhancements as better technologies arise leading to constant disruption. Read More: 5 Benefits of Decentralized Innovation Management.

Green finance through shared savings

Norbert Bol

Last week I wrote about the “ green finance gap “, where investments in green technology suffer from a lack of financial resources and less attractive risk-return expectations compared to other investments. As discussed earlier there are alternatives to invest in green technologies in a supply chain. Investments are made by the supplier of the green technologies or sustainability measures (such as insulation) and they are compensated by a share of the savings.

Pivotal Innovation Management: The Past, Present, and Future of 180° Business Changes

Qmarkets

As increased consumer awareness transforms markets and government policy, and as technology creates so many unexpected shortcuts, I believe that this trend will only continue in the future. We believe that any executive who wants to pull their organization in new directions must look inward as well as outward – a feat that can be achieved more easily with an idea and innovation management platform.

The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Steve Blank

Our defense department and intelligence community owned proprietary advanced tools and technology. We and our contractors had the best technology domain experts. agencies that historically owned technology superiority and fielded cutting-edge technologies now find that off-the-shelf solutions may be more advanced than the solutions they are working on, or that adversaries can rapidly create asymmetric responses using these readily available technologies.

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Millennial Engagement in the workplace: 4 Actionable Tips

Acuvate

More technology focused. Prefer a culture of open collaboration. Introducing an idea management software into your workplace offers a creative platform to capture ideas from your employees and streamlines the process of innovation management. Learn More: What is an idea management software & why your business needs one. 2.Implement ongoing collaborative training. Millennials are social animals and they collaborate best on social intranet platforms.

Innovation in governments: Far Horizons?

Norbert Bol

On the one side governments stimulate innovation but also hinder innovation due to regulatory policies. There are many examples of service innovations, organizational innovations, policy innovations and technological innovations in the public sector. Innovation is rising to the top of the public sector agenda as the difficult challenges in climate adaptation, sustainability and other unruly problems cannot be solved by incremental measures and government policies.

Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

In the near term, the report describes a net-zero pathway that requires the immediate and massive deployment of all available clean and efficient energy technologies, combined with a major global push to accelerate innovation. Increased public funding helps to manage the risks of such first?of?a?kind

How Better Access to Data is Improving Government Innovation

IdeaScale

Governments collect and manage enormous amounts of data. Cross-Department Collaboration. Government-Public Collaboration. It’s difficult to imagine a technology more deeply enmeshed in our daily lives. Highlights.

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Change: Why Transformational Leadership Matters Now More Than Ever

Faisal Hoque

S weeping change is everywhere, much of it focused on technology. Labeled the “ Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) ,” emerging technologies and their interaction with one another are upending how we work, play, educate and govern ourselves.

Change: Why Transformational Leadership Matters Now More Than Ever

Faisal Hoque

S weeping change is everywhere, much of it focused on technology. Labeled the “ Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) ,” emerging technologies and their interaction with one another are upending how we work, play, educate and govern ourselves.

As our lives become more automated, these are the skills you’ll need

Faisal Hoque

We’re losing sight of the importance of soft skills–like communication, empathy, mindfulness, creativity, collaboration, and leadership. Upon graduation, these applicants probably continued honing those soft skills to the point where their managers and executives took notice.

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As our lives become more automated, these are the skills you’ll need

Faisal Hoque

We’re losing sight of the importance of soft skills–like communication, empathy, mindfulness, creativity, collaboration, and leadership. Upon graduation, these applicants probably continued honing those soft skills to the point where their managers and executives took notice.

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Checking for the global pulse of innovation

Paul Hobcraft

This report is mainly for those interested in forming national policy on innovation or judging where they are within the global race on innovation but it tells us all some really important points on the current health of innovation. This fits very much with the present needs of innovators, managing on the job, are struggling to scale and attract the right levels of investments. Both of these policy issues are very much part of the incumbent innovator’s dilemma to resolve.

Taking advantage of emergence for discovery

Paul Hobcraft

Her opening insight is in the twenty-first century we are all requiring more reliance on social technologies that are designed to allow the different technologies to emerge and be allowed to integrate, due to the diversity and diffusion of knowledge. She discusses as examples drug therapy, cancer cures, or developing a technology platform to integrate the creation, storage, and distribution of wind power.

Occupying Terra Incognita: How Governments can shape the Future

The Future Shapers

Bringing together forward thinkers from policy making to cyborg ethics and a mainstage rivalling Glastonbury Festival with keynotes from Hip-Hop artist and activist Akala to Nick Clegg, the crowd sought to debunk the myths that we are on the verge of a cyborg apocalypse and apply a new lens to our terra incognita, namely that we had reason to be optimistic and the future was ours to occupy. Collaboration Innovation Leadership Open Innovation

If you want your employees at the forefront of innovation, let them fly free

ideas4allinnovation

Being quick and innovative is a demand they also share, because it isn’t just the client at stake: technology has brought new actors, capital, resources and talent to different markets. But a company’s talent management, according to Deloitte in this article , is not restricted to attracting and retaining the right people; it is also a matter of getting the most from them. b) Do so collaborating among themselves, finding more and better solutions.

Transformation on pandemics: what?s really new?

Innovation Excellence

Hard not to be excited by all of it when it comes from people like me that have been working with digital technology for several years. Collaborating with each other based on each other’s skills. It is a digital mindset of collaboration. What some used to do differently may be in the future the normal or a “new” trend to come such as less meetings , more digital selling channels , or flexible working hours policies.

Picking the right innovation races

The Future Shapers

Would you use your personal relationships to speak to someone in the horse and racing game or would you use the latest technology? The series opens by considering how organisations are using various technology solutions to tackle everything from scanning, searching and matchmaking. Technology Platforms for Better Innovation Strategies. Out there in the innovation support ecosystem there is a lot of work going on to make innovation policies smarter, more socially bene?cial