Key Takeaways from April’s Open Innovation Summit

IdeaScale

What matters more is how that technology is applied to your business model and how that differentiates you from the competition. Encourage your team to broaden their horizons and to constantly update their knowledge base and skill set so when an opportunity comes along, they can grab it.

Employee Engagement Propels Innovation

Planview Spigit

Most companies will agree that innovation is critical to sustaining growth and remaining competitive. Pfizer is using Spigit to run nine awards programs, building a knowledge base of 1,000 high-quality innovation stories and enabling sharing practices across its organization.

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Book Chapter: Activities and Challenges in Environmental Scanning

ITONICS

Book Chapter: Activities and Challenges in Environmental Scanning

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Knowledge sharing in project teams is important to go beyond your limitations

Norbert Bol

Modern knowledge-based organizations face continuous challenges to remain competitive. One of the critical elements to achieve these results is knowledge sharing between team members. To facilitate the process of knowledge sharing it is necessary to create teams that have complementary skills and enough diversity. It is important to be aware of traditional thoughts and opinions that can prevent the knowledge sharing in project teams.

Collaboration During Pandemics Through The Modern Digital Workplace

Acuvate

Over the next few weeks, migrate your data and documents from local, on-premise systems to modern cloud-based applications. Here are some important digital collaboration tools: Productivity suites for knowledge sharing: Office 365 and G Suite.

Protecting Your Intellectual Property, Products and Brand

Daniel Burrus

Trade Secrets Are Your Competitive Advantages: Knowledge-based competitive advantages like trade secrets are best protected by documents such as confidentiality agreements and employee contracts.

How to Innovate and Scale

ITONICS

Due to high barriers of entry, established companies currently benefit from low competition. Which skills and knowledge must be acquired? Innovation is key to sustained competitive advantage in a dynamic global marketplace.

Choosing your direction of travel

Paul Hobcraft

You get the impression that all seem to be struggling with the ongoing pockets of internal silo’s, knowledge trapped or buried, determined that everything still must be invented inside and stay locked up inside. Both the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry are knowledge-based.

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Wix Answers: The Most Complete All-In-One Customer Support Solution For Startups

Game-Changer

Wix, a company that let’s anyone create a website without any technical knowledge, recently launched Wix Answers; a help desk support software solution they built to support their 120 million users. There are many ways to differentiate your business from your competition.

Understanding innovation's past leads to incredible insight

Jeffrey Phillips

They worked with their hands, with deep, innate knowledge about their services and skills. We retain many of the measures and metrics of an agrarian economy - taking vacations in the summer, planning and budgeting around an annual cycle, reporting on a quarterly basis - that have no real meaning in today's knowledge based economy that competes on a global basis. The dot com boom was based on research and technologies that were sparked during the Cold War.

The Value of Team Diversity

IdeaConnection

It is a valuable business asset that can accomplish short, mid and long-term goals and give companies a competitive edge. Question: what is the not-so-secret sauce that makes companies more innovative, creative and profitable?

Guest Blog – Innovation is a Company Wide Responsibility

ImagineNation

The only way for it to survive is to be separated from its internal competition. Such schemes place more emphasis on hiring the right people, preferably from the outside, and discounting the accomplishments of the people with the most knowledge about the company’s core competencies.

Ideate or Deteriorate – Why Companies Must Learn How To Be Innovative to Achieve Major Growth

Qmarkets

This is a prime example of why, when learning how to be innovative, it's crucial for companies to utilise the knowledge of their employees. Kodak enjoyed a short period of relative success in the late nineties when they finally made a concerted effort to enter the digital camera market, however they were not prepared for the fierce competition that mobile phones would provide and this is what lead to their bankruptcy fears in 2013.

How companies can innovate and scale

ITONICS

Due to high barriers of entry, established companies currently benefit from low competition. Which skills and knowledge must be acquired? Innovation is key to sustained competitive advantage in a dynamic global marketplace.

How to Overcome Employee Engagement Barriers With a Continuous Improvement Program

Qmarkets

We know from recent studies that employees in knowledge-based roles are much more likely to be engaged than employees in routinized, clerical, or manual jobs. In 2017, we brought project WOW to TSYS – a leading payment solutions company based in the U.S,

How to Turn your Employee Engagement Problem into a Continuous Improvement Solution

Qmarkets

We know from recent studies that employees in knowledge-based roles are much more likely to be engaged than employees in routinized, clerical, or manual jobs. In 2017, we brought project WOW to TSYS – a leading payment solutions company based in the U.S,

The Secret Ingredient to Operational Excellence Success

Qmarkets

Put simply, Operational Excellence can be defined as a management principle which encourages the discovery and implementation of incremental changes, with the objective of optimizing processes to achieve a competitive advantage. Understanding Operational Excellence.

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The Secret Ingredient to Operational Excellence Success

Qmarkets

Put simply, Operational Excellence can be defined as a management principle which encourages the discovery and implementation of incremental changes, with the objective of optimizing processes to achieve a competitive advantage. Understanding Operational Excellence.

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Innovate or Deteriorate – How Can Corporations Ensure That Billion $ Opportunities Don’t Slip Away?

Qmarkets

This is a prime example of how crucial it is for companies to utilise the knowledge of their employees. Innovate. Make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.” . Just a buzzword?

Innovate or Deteriorate – How Can Corporations Ensure That Billion $ Opportunities Don’t Slip Away?

Qmarkets

This is a prime example of how crucial it is for companies to utilise the knowledge of their employees. Innovate. Make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.” . Just a buzzword?