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.

How To Create Something Truly Original

Innovation Excellence

While my achievements pale in comparison to many of those I interview, many believe. I study innovators for a living. Every year, I interview dozens of men and women who’ve achieved remarkable things.

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.

104 Mobile Marketing Facts [infographic]

Innovation Excellence

This infographic, compiled by the team behind Website Builder, offers 104 mobile marketing facts, including desktop vs. mobile comparisons, niches that work best, great mobile marketing techniques, but also usage, user friendliness, adoption, commerce, search and conversion stats.

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.

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.

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.

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.

#1,472 – Energizer Phone

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The iPhone X contains a 2,716 mAh battery, for comparison — giving the P18K Pop more than six times the capacity.”. Like most people, I’m constantly plagued by the annoyance of the charge in my cell phone not being able to make it through the whole day. Even with minimal to moderate use.

Reviewing research on 3D Printing

Open Innovation

By comparison, the first special issue on open source ( Research Policy June 2003 ) was about the phenomenon — with modest methods. At #RnDParis2019 today, I presented an updated overview of the business and economic research on #3Dprinting — almost all in the past five years.

Six Trends Shaping the Future of Health Care

Leapfrogging

Consumers now bear more cost for their care, so they expect new tools for comparison shopping and finding ‘value’ as they shop for healthcare. The healthcare industry is an ecosystem. So are the companies disrupting it.

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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?”

#1,489 – Space Week: Lunar Library

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

That’s a lot but it pales in comparison to the 30 million page book that an Israeli startup is sending to the moon! I just put the finishing touches on a book about the history of innovation that clocks in at a whopping 432 pages!

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.

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.

Book Chapter: Activities and Challenges in Environmental Scanning

ITONICS

Innovation Management & Understanding Consumer Behavior

Peer Insight

So when companies develop innovative products and services that don’t obviously fit into established categories, managers need to help people understand what comparison to make.”.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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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Augmented Reality Defined with Opportunities

Daniel Burrus

In comparison with virtual reality (VR), AR is developing faster for several reasons. Several years ago, I started using an augmented reality (AR) app for my smartphone whenever I ventured into the mountains.

Big Techs in the insurance market: how to use a User-Centrism strategy to address them?

mjvinnovation

The company, chaired by Jeff Bezos, also showed interest in creating an insurance comparison website in the UK. We are talking about big players in the high-tech world that, to a greater or lesser extent, have been operating in sectors for which they were not initially created. One of those markets that feel the pressure of Big Techs is insurance.

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.

#1,492 – Dark Fluid

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The basic gist of the theory is that while Dark Matter and Dark Energy get all our attention they really pale in comparison to a Dark Fluid that its ultimately responsible for holding galaxies together and explaining how quickly the Universe is expanding.

Turning Intuition into Science©

MSSBTI

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

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.

Nah. No blur anymore.

xMind

Let’s look at the comparison with icons in PNG and SVG format below. Photo by Joshua Newton on Unsplash. Jot down ideas directly on topics and flow with what’s going on in mind is exciting yet efficient. But once the words are overload, it would be better to use images to carry the ideas. One picture is worth thousands of words. But, here’s the problem, when it comes to files export, the image gets blurred.