Innovation is Human

Braden Kelley

As … Continue reading → Innovation Leadership Management Psychology analogies comparisons exercise fitness health StrategyIn many ways organizations are like humans, and others have described organizations and organizational change in biological terms before.

These guys built a beautiful scale version of our solar system

Idea to Value

Doesn’t our planet seem so small in comparison? Sometimes it takes my breath away what some people can do with a little imagination, careful planning and some hard work.

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The Age of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

While as impactful as the Industrial Revolution and the Internet Age were, they will pale in comparison to what lays just over the horizon. Innovation will be the key to success in this era of rapid technological advancement and adoption.

This engineer replaced a $1,000.00+ medical device with one costing $0.20

Idea to Value

By comparison, a Formula 1 engine spins at about 15,000 RPM. Sometimes, you need to set yourself really strict constraints in order to come up with the most creative innovations.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

By comparison, averaged over all companies that have been using Spigit for. QUANTIFYING A CULTURE OF. INNOVATION A RIGOROUS, QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF. CORPORATE INNOVATION CULTURES Is there a best way for companies to innovate successfully? Our research. proves there is.

Have No Fear: Optimism Leads To Innovation

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I’m ankle deep in the audiobook of his first opus, Maps of Meaning, and am already engrossed in his thinking on how humans think and process, in comparison to lesser animals. One of my favorite new thinkers is Jordan Peterson. He describes a study on fright done with lab rats, where a rat is placed… The post Have No Fear: Optimism Leads To Innovation appeared first on hellofuture. corporate disruption disruptive innovation innovation leadership management

How Does Technology Influence Innovation?

IdeaScale

It reminded me of the staggering comparison: “It took about 75 years for the telephone to connect to 50 million people. In a recent round of research, I was reviewing adoption rates for new technologies.

How China’s Shenzhen became the world capital of hardware innovation

Idea to Value

One of the trends in Shenzhen is around “open source hardware” In comparison to the hardware development process in a lot of Western companies, where before any business can be done there are a whole litany of contracts, non-disclosure agreements, IP protection and order discussions which need to be signed off, many individual designers and companies assume that their designs will be open from the start.

At the digital transformation and innovation crossroads

RTI Innovation Advisors

Product innovation will seem child's play by comparison, but business model change will be the real opportunity I went to a meeting about innovation earlier this week with a former client and a discussion about digital transformation broke out. It was both interesting and strange at the same time.

How Do You Compare Very Similar Options?

Michael Roberto

He explains: Research I did early in my career found that there are two kinds of differences that emerge from comparisons. Markman suggests stopping the comparison and contrast for a moment. Source: JBSA You face a tough decision, and there appear to be two very similar options.

What Apple Can Learn From Tires

Matthew May

I have absolutely no base of comparison, nothing to relate the numbers to. Now where it gets interesting is in the comparison of different version of the tire…Vittoria makes it super easy by using color-coded overlays.

Handy Advice on Grammar and English Usage

Destination Innovation

Comparisons are as bad as cliches. Always avoid all aimless alliteration. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. And don’t start a sentence with a conjunction. Parenthetical remarks are unnecessary (even when relevant). It’s wrong to ever split an infinitive. Contractions shouldn’t be used. Avoid ampersands & abbreviations, etc. Foreign phrases apropos of writing are not de rigueur. One should never generalise. Eliminate quotations.

How to Measure the Success of Your Innovation Management Strategy

IdeaScale

Time itself creates points of comparison, whether you choose to evaluate them or not. Most of us have encountered a version of the saying, “You can’t improve what you don’t measure,” and it makes intuitive sense. Numbers don’t lie. Learn how to measure innovation success to improve the results of future innovation projects. Going forward on hunches, or feelings that a project is performing, is certainly possible, but it’s not wise.

How to Avoid Voting Bias in Crowdsourcing

IdeaScale

Use one of IdeaScale’s other evaluation methods: five star-ratings, pairwise comparison, etc. Crowdsourcing has been judged to be one of the most impactful, but least used digital hacks by organizations by Gartner. Why is that?

Wrong Thinking: The Key to Thinking Differently

Game-Changer

Because in comparison to what is, true creative ideas a wrong; they challenge the status quo. In the The Big Bang podcast we provoke and discuss possible futures, which means we have to ask ourselves “what’s possible?”

The State of Innovation Management in 2015 Just Released

Paul Hobcraft

As we come closer to the year-end it’s good to look back, make some dedicated time to take ‘stock’, in this case, on innovation’s progress.

Why Digital Tech Consumption Is Beneficial For The Masses

The Human Factor

Furthermore, all you need to do is look on comparison websites to see the different speeds of internet available today thanks to digital technology. The reason this made easier in comparison to say analogue systems is because they only use two values to generate signals for transmission.

Virgin just invested in new supersonic jets which travel faster than Concorde

Idea to Value

In comparison, Concorde’s top speed was around 1,350mph. Virgin will partner with Boom to buy 10 of its new supersonic aircraft, with ticket prices about the same as current business class. These innovative planes would be faster than the decommissioned Concorde service, able to fly from London to New York in about 3.4 hours, yet would be cheap enough to run that they would be economically competitive with normal airlines taking more than twice as long.

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#1,288 – Plastic Eating Enzyme

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

On face value it pales in comparison to the Pacemaker or even the Slinky. Some of the greatest discoveries of all-time have happened by accident. The Microwave. Play-Doh. Viagra. The list goes on and on. And now there’s a new entrant: plastic eating enzymes.

What unicorns and nawhals tell us about innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

Narwhals are almost as rare as unicorns of course, and have a single horn (really a tooth), but there the comparison ends. My lovely wife and I were returning from a long car trip, having one of those wide-ranging conversations about everything and nothing that consumes time during long periods of interstate driving. The topics were shifting and free-flowing, when suddenly she asked the question: what's the difference between a unicorn and a narwhal?

How sustainable consumption relates to knowledge, seriousness and culture

Norbert Bol

Justification by comparison: Consumers can argue that they see reasonable ground that their choice of product or way of living is still better than other choices or ways. As we probably all know, we are currently consuming more than the planet can reproduce.

I Could Live Without Facebook. Could You?

Game-Changer

For comparison, Netflix, one of the most successful subscription services has 100 millions paid users; I’m doubtful Facebook could do any better. Facebook is in hot water right now.

Turning Intuition into Science©

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Comparison of high potential list/succession plan to results. Turning Intuition into Science© taught by Deborah Peck, PhD.

Stop! Should You Really Be Employing That Delivery Team?

The Human Factor

By comparison, outsourcing is much more affordable, even during quiet periods. Deliveries matter in modern business. Even companies who sell from physical stores now rely on online sales to keep afloat. Up until now, you’ve managed to stay on top of those postings yourself.

How to Foster Innovation in a Risk-Averse Environment

IdeaScale

Draw comparisons between what other companies are doing, make it clear why they’re doing it, and refer to their success and what they’ve learned from it. Risk aversion can make innovation difficult. How do you get around your company’s aversion to risk?

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Customer Experience Strategy: 4 Ideas for Creating Customer Focus

BrainZooming

Think about the price comparison tool Progressive Insurance ads feature. To keep potential customers from third-party sites, Progressive offers competitive price comparisons, even though it does not always win.

Do Boards Care About Innovation?

The Future Shapers

It’s a figure that pales in comparison to their self-assessed competence in areas such as compliance and financial planning. Innovation is supposed to be the hottest of hot things at the moment, as executives strive to cope with the volatile times we find ourselves in. The popular and business press is awash with stories of digital disruption, with an overall impression created that only the most innovative can survive.

Overall Innovation Program Health

IdeaScale

How you perform in comparison to other IdeaScale communities. IdeaScale’s new reporting dashboard has been adopted by numerous organizations so far, but we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the reasons customers have started making decisions with the new reporting dashboard. The short answer?

12 Resources to Lead a Strategic Planning Process When You’re New

BrainZooming

As a new strategic planner, you can quickly gain advantage by bringing intriguing comparisons to the table. Making Great Comparisons.

Leave Benchmarks Behind

Daniel Burrus

Would that move your organization past an “us versus them” struggle and promote innovation without a knee-jerk comparison to what others are doing? Competition inherently invites comparison and, with it, the idea of benchmarking.

The Money Mindset: Where Can Your Business Start Saving Money?

The Human Factor

A quick price comparison check can reduce everything from energy rates to business insurance quotes. Contributed post –. Everything you do in business can be related back to money. In truth, appreciating this fact is one of the most significant steps of acquiring the entrepreneurial mindset.

Creating New "Benefit Delivery Vehicles"

Innovation in Practice

For that, you need to do a detailed comparison of how your product compares to the competition's, feature by feature. . Then look at your competitive comparison. Innovation is all about delivering value to customers, and you do that by offering them the right products and services.

Recommendations on Producing a Cover Letter When Time For Workforce

Gijs Van Wulfen

Compare and Contrast Essay An assessment as well as Comparison article can be an composition in which a person possibly assess anything or even distinction anything. Right after determining the niche to your essay, you should proceed to brainstorm the particular things regarding comparison and form a contrast about the 2 subject areas along with road available the particular thoughts of this article put together. Have guests get turns using cards looking for a match.

Can mindfulness stimulate sustainability-oriented innovation?

Norbert Bol

Positive aspects of mindfulness are that people gain a better awareness of one’s inner and outer worlds without immediate categorizations, comparisons, self-reference, judgements or criticism.

Not So Black And White: What Are The Most Basic Things Your Employees Need To Know About The Business They Work For?

The Human Factor

How A Company Is Doing In Comparison To Competitors. Image source. Contributed post – Knowledge, it’s a wonderful thing. But, surprisingly, so many of our employees don’t have it. Not in terms of the job, but the most basic of things that we need our employees to know.