eX Summit: Is the real innovation around employee engagement?

Innovation Excellence

Change Conferences Culture & Values Disruption Management Strategy conference disruption Employee Engagement Employee Experience Innovation SummitMany organizations have failed to focus on the experiences of their most important competitive advantage: employees. It’s now time to talk about the employee experience (EX). That’s why I’ve founded eX Summit, a space to debate the importance and impact of the employee experience.

Imaginatik and the Oil and Gas Technology Centre to Co-Present During Poster Session at the World Open Innovation Conference

Imaginatik

Imaginatik will be attending the 5th Annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC) in San Francisco, CA on December 13th and 14th. Our paper focuses on engaging new collaborators in new ways to drive sustainable outcomes. I think this highlights what is at the heart of Open Innovation – engaging the external world for the best results when dealing with particularly difficult problems such as capping underwater oil wells.

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Sydney Innov8rs conference: Come and learn from me and 40+ live innovation speakers

Idea to Value

It’s my honor to announce that I will be one of the featured workshop leaders at the upcoming Innov8rs conference in Sydney , Australia, from the 25th -27th September 2018. I will be joining over 40+ other live speakers at this amazing conference. This is truly a must-attend conference for anyone in Australia who works with innovation, creativity or new ideas. Click here to find out more about the conference, and click here to register.

An Introvert’s Guide: 23 Ideas to Meet New People at a Conference

BrainZooming

A friend is heading to a business conference by herself today. I told her she needs to make herself socialize and meet new people at the conference, suggesting she find a friendly face that also doesn’t know anyone and become buddies. I suggested additional ideas, then realized: I was writing a blog post on how I, as an introvert, force myself to meet new people at conferences and business events. 23 Ideas to Meet New People at a Conference.

Measuring Innovation Performance

nding new and better ways to serve customers well, which can confer a. Better employee engagement and cross-functional collaboration spawn better ideas. Select the right outcomes and incentives to keep employees engaged to improve the. desired impact Revenue growth from innovations ROI of innovations Customer engagement with innovations Assumptions con?rmed/ engaged, percentage of leadership commitment, percentage of employees trained to be.

Rethinking Meetings and Conference: Don’t Automate, Innovate

Stephen Shapiro

Although this article focuses on conferences and conventions, the concepts can be adapted and applied to any kind of meeting. The conference industry is based around events. Meetings and conferences typically focus heavily on real-time content delivery. Some speeches have interactivity to keep people engaged, others are more like a show. Find ways to engage people. These are the lowest level of engagement.

Engaging with Our Client Community at Our Anaqua User Conference

Anaqua

It’s been a pivotal year for Anaqua, and the Anaqua User Conference (AUC) was no exception! Our most valuable aspects of the conference were product training, user led sessions and a forum for our clients to come together and network, sharing IP strategies, best practices and insight on how working with Anaqua helps them accomplish their IP objectives. During the final two days of the Anaqua User Conference, attendees got a sneak peek at Anaqua’s roadmap and new products.

Engaging with Our Client Community at Our Anaqua User Conference 2018

Anaqua

It’s been a pivotal year for Anaqua, and the Anaqua User Conference (AUC) was no exception! Our most valuable aspects of the conference were product training, user led sessions and a forum for our clients to come together and network, sharing IP strategies, best practices and insight on how working with Anaqua helps them accomplish their IP objectives. During the final two days of the Anaqua User Conference, attendees got a sneak peek at Anaqua’s roadmap and new products.

Join Us for The Marketing Conference Next Week!

BrainZooming

You’re invited to join us at the Social Media Strategies Summit and The Marketing Conference, taking place concurrently at The Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, September 27-29. Registrants for either conference can move back and forth between the two, targeting the workshops and presentations that will be most valuable to their business success. Did I mention there’s a special conference discount registration for Brainzooming readers?

Lessons in Storytelling That I learnt from TED Conference Speakers

Rmukesh Gupta

Lessons in Storytelling From TED Conference Speakers by Mukesh Gupta. The TED conference is so popular because the speakers in the conference are mostly good at telling stories – stories that they are passionate about and that passion spills over to the audience and we are able to connect. Also, I thought that it would be interesting to figure out if there are any common threads that we see in a lot of other speakers do but is missing at these TED conferences.

3 Tips To Engage Your Remote Working Employees

The Human Factor

If you have already made the switch to remote working, or it’s something you are considering for the future, you might be wondering just how to engage your remote working employees. When it comes to engaging your remote working employees, training is at the top of the list.

Customer, Culture, and Learning: Takeaways from the Lean Startup Conference

Moves the Needle

Anyone who has ever attended Lean Startup Conference (previously known as Lean Startup Week) in the past knows that this annual event regularly features invigorating speakers that divulge the newest insights and innovations in modern management for a wide array of industries and company types. Also, make sure to watch the replays from our Lean Startup Conference warm-up week virtual series. David Binetti presenting at Lean Startup Conference 2018.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

Last week was Spigit’s 2017 Ignite conference. Throughout the conference, which included exclusive innovation strategy workshops for Spigit customers, there was no shortage of useful insights attendees walked away with. Communication is key for consistent engagement. A common theme throughout the conference was around the importance of executive sponsorship. The amount of knowledge and energy that flowed throughout the conference is indescribable.

Measuring Innovation – what really matters?

Innovation Excellence

I attended a fabulous organizational culture conference recently in Melbourne that took the audience right back to culture, climate and engagement measurement basics. It was powerful to see how the links and connections between Organizational Culture Audits & Diagnostics, Climate and Engagement Surveys were expertly made.

Want to engage future leaders? take a seat.

Focused Momentum

I recently posed this question to a conference room of 30 senior executives and board members. We were in the opening section of a jam-packed strategic planning session, and this organization had a challenge faced by many today: How to engage more diversity in their thinking. But I knew from comments made to me during the pre-session interviews there was still a barrier between being invited to the table and engaging once at that table.

Engaging Interaction

Boxes and Arrows

Jennifer is co-chairing Interaction10 the third annual Interaction Design Association conference taking place February 4-7th at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. She shares many details for the upcoming conference including speakers , workshops , and several unique experiences that attendees can expect during their time at the event. You can also follow the conference on Twitter @IxD10. iTunes Del.icio.us Podcast music generously provided by Bumper Tunes.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

Spigit’s 2017 Ignite conference. Throughout the conference, which included exclusive innovation strategy workshops for Spigit customers, there was no shortage of useful insights attendees walked away with. Communication is key for consistent engagement. A common theme throughout the conference was around the importance of executive sponsorship. But when it comes to sustaining engagement in an ideation program, extrinsic rewards alone aren’t as effective as intrinsic.

Successful Ways to Meet New People – Confessions of a Conference Newbie

BrainZooming

Here is Emma Alvarez Gibson’s report from a conference she recently attended. With a lot of suggestions and a little bit of arm-twisting, Emma implemented the ideas captured in our Introvert’s Guide: 23 Ideas to Meet New People at a Conference. She’s being very kind to share how she fared implementing the ideas to meet new people even though she was going solo at the conference! Find out the conference hashtag(s) ahead of time, and begin monitoring them.

Ignite 2018: Registration for the Premier Conference for Innovation Leaders is Open

Planview Spigit

We’re thrilled to share that Ignite 2018, Spigit’s annual conference for the brightest minds in innovation, will be returning to the historic Bently Reserve in downtown San Francisco on May 1st and 2nd – register now to take advantage of early-bird pricing. Then Ignite is the conference for you! Ignite isn’t just a conference, it’s an experience that will leave you wanting more. Ignite is unlike any other conference that’s focused on innovation.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s Ignite 2018 Conference

Planview Spigit

Communication came up time and time again throughout the conference. This level of transparency is what keeps employees engaged and contributing on a frequent basis. Create an emotional connection between the challenge and participants to generate higher engagement. The post Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s Ignite 2018 Conference appeared first on Spigit. Ignite 2018 is now in the rearview mirror, there only one thing to say: what an incredible two-day experience!

Dodging Meteor Strikes - Disruptive Trends That Will Change Everything!

Cascade Strategy

Environmental Scanning engage conferenceHow do you dodge a meteor hurtling towards your job, team, business, organization, industry, or community? How do you craft your strategy beyond next week when so many things are changing all around you?

Engage Remote Workers with a Virtual Office Webinar Follow-up

AureaWorks

Thank you to all of our customers who attended l ast weeks webinar: Engage Remote Workers with a Virtual Office. W e had a great turn out and an engaging demonstration packed into an hour. A meeting in a Sococo conference room would mimic a real life conference room where each participant would be able to speak to any and all other participants. We collected some great questions from the audience that we have documented here.

Energy technology needs more rapid innovation cycles

Paul Hobcraft

Modularity confers many of the same benefits as small unit size, but can also apply to larger units that cannot be massed produced but can be standardized and added sequentially to a facility.

You Don’t Have to Go to a Conference to Enjoy It

It's Saul Connected

Are you jealous of your colleagues as they jet off to attend yet another innovation conference? How do they have the time, money, or connections to always wangle their way into every cool conference? For a growing number of conferences, you can now participate without actually going. I’m not talking about passively reading a post-conference report, or perusing blog posts that summarize key points after the fact, or watching videos like a voyeur.

Branding Strategy – 3 Keys to Engaging Your Internal Brand Team

BrainZooming

I’ll be presenting a Brainzooming workshop on internal branding strategy at the Brand Strategy Conference in New York, April 6-8. The workshop, while drawing on material from my Fortune 500 work, springs from multiple conversations at the 2015 Brand Strategy Conference. 3 Keys to Engaging Your Internal Brand Team. With that change in perspective, you introduce possibilities for engaging employee in shaping branding strategy.

Branding Strategy – 14 Articles on Engaging an Internal Brand Team

BrainZooming

I am in New York today delivering a Brainzooming branding strategy workshop on Engaging Your Internal Brand Team. The event is the Brand Strategy Conference. Our content addresses collaborative ways to strategically engage employees in creating and delivering the best brand experience. Branding Strategy – Engaging an Internal Brand Team. Branding Strategy – 3 Keys to Engaging Your Internal Brand Team.

What Innovation Funnel Should I Use?

InnovationManagement

After a decade working in innovation, I think many of us are sick and tired of seeing a funnel on another slide at an innovation conference. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation Crowdsourcing customer engagement customer experience Employee Engagement innovation funnel process improvement Product Development workplace experienceLots of ideas at the top, just a few implemented ideas at the bottom… we get the idea. The post What Innovation Funnel Should I Use?

Measuring Culture, Climate and Engagement – all really matter if you want to be successful!

ImagineNation

I attended a fabulous organizational culture conference recently in Melbourne that took the audience right back to culture, climate and engagement measurement basics. The post Measuring Culture, Climate and Engagement – all really matter if you want to be successful! To reinforce their importance as critical success factors in any organizational change or development process, and their role in leadership capability building programs.

Measuring Culture, Climate and Engagement – all really matter if you want to be successful!

ImagineNation

I attended a fabulous organizational culture conference recently in Melbourne that took the audience right back to culture, climate and engagement measurement basics. The post Measuring Culture, Climate and Engagement – all really matter if you want to be successful! To reinforce their importance as critical success factors in any organizational change or development process, and their role in leadership capability building programs.

The immediate shift in work and social norms needs innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Can you imagine what this means in holding conference room meetings, those informal meetings around the “water cooler” or preparing your snack in the one kitchen space when you are required to have six feet or nearly two meters between you and the other person? Being in a personal crisis is one thing, but being in a global one is a whole lot different. So much is totally out of your control.

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SNEAK PREVIEW: A Bold, New Way to Do Corporate Conferences

Idea Champions

Idea Champions is thrilled to announce it will soon be launching a bold new service to transform the way it's clients plan for, design, facilitate, and follow-up their company's conferences. We've been designing innovative conferences since 1987 (see below for testimonials). In the meantime, if you have a conference coming up within the next year or so and want to explore the possibilities with us, click this link. One of our conference mavens will get back to you ASAP.

How Israel’s Oldest Bank Is Engaging Employees to Become a Leader in Banking Innovation

Qmarkets

Since deployment, the Bank has run ongoing idea challenges, engaging thousands of the bank's employees in online idea brainstorming to tackle a variety of the company's challenges. To support the launch, we initiated an extensive kick-off campaign, which included all sorts of engagement-boosters, internal communications and prizes, such as trips to professional conferences abroad. QM: How have you continued to engage users in your project since then?

Spigit Ignite Summit 2016: Announcing Speakers from Pfizer, CH2M, Lexington Insurance

Planview Spigit

Customer engagement is changing. Spigit AT&T Cigna Estee Lauder ibm ignite innovation ignite innovation summit ignite innovation summit 2016 jeremy johnson metlife mindjet ignite mindjet ignite innovation Pfizer pwc shuki einstein Siemens spigit conference spigit conference 2016 spigit ignite spigit ignite conference spigit ignite innovation spigit ignite innovation summit spigit ignite summit Unitedhealth Group wendy mayer

The energy transition we are undertaking

Paul Hobcraft

The agreement’s language was negotiated by representatives of 196 state parties at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC in Le Bourget , near Paris , France , and adopted by consensus on 12 December 2015. [4] Sources FT Guide: The Energy Transition [link]. In recent months I have become totally “wrapped up” in the energy transition occurring across the world.

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Ten Reasons to Hire an Innovation Keynote Speaker

Braden Kelley

We have all been to many conferences, and heard many good (and bad) keynote and session speakers with a variety of styles (all of which are perfectly acceptable), including: 1. Innovation Keynote Speakers are often misunderstood, maligned, and underutilized.

Trends in Innovation in the Chemical Industry

Yet2

In mid-May, yet2 sponsored the NPD and Innovation in the Chemical Industry conference , organized by the European Networking Group. A conference highlight was a presentation by yet2 client, Janssen PMP. Geoffrey de Chabot-Tramecourt, Janssen PMP, presenting at NPD and Innovation in the Chemical Industry Conference. yet2 Vice President, Bob Miller, and Lucy Davies , strategic account manager , both attended the conference.

Six Tips to Customize and Improvise your Presentation

Destination Innovation

Many speakers at conferences give a standard pre-packaged presentation. But there is still much more you can do to make your talk topical, pertinent and engaging. ‘Before the conference began today I was talking to Jim Jones of XYZ Corp and he told me that …… ’ Listen to any speakers who come on before you and refer back to one or two of their messages in your talk. It also engages the audience.

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How to Ensure that Your Next Conference Will Be a Big Success

Idea Champions

If you have a big conference coming up and want to make sure it is has major impact, Idea Champions can help. We design and facilitate conferences that make a big difference -- memorable events that are totally engaging, enjoyable, and radically increase the odds of your conference outcomes sustaining over time. Which is why our conference services begin with an in-depth conversation with you. LEARNING PLANS: Will there be chicken at your conference?

Mirror, mirror

100%Open

So said Zoe Whitely yesterday, speaking at The Story conference about a powerful new portrait of Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald (below) and the impact it will surely have to inspire other little black girls in the future. The importance and role of mirrors was the explicit and implicit theme of most of the wonderful talks from the Story conference yesterday, now in it’s 9th year, which is lovingly curated by Matt Locke and the team at Storythings. You can’t be what you can’t see.

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When You Want Your Next Big Conference to Be a Breakthrough

Idea Champions

The next day Rich and I talked about his desire to make sure his annual conference made a big difference in the trajectory of his organization. Long story short, Idea Champions worked with Rich and his team (staring nine months before the conference) to get all quacking ducks in (an out) of row. Below is the first wave of comments Idea Champions has received from some of the 61 conference participants. COMMENTS FROM CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS. "As

Fix the Planet’s Results to Be Announced at SAP Next-Gen HQ in NYC

Innovation 360 Group

In mid-June, the leaders of Fix the Planet’s analysis team will present their findings jointly at a press conference in SAP Next-Gen’s new office in Manhattan. Details are as follows: The press conference will run from 10 am to noon, Eastern Standard Time, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. We will then engage experts to vet the ideas and use AI to perform advanced cognitive clustering.

Call for Papers: WOIC 2015

Open Innovation

To help identify and develop the best new theoretical and applied research in Open Innovation, we are organizing the second annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC). As in 2014, the conference will allow leading and emerging Open Innovation scholars to present their work, interact with other scholars studying related topics, and hear the latest trends in Open Innovation research. For the exact format, see the conference Call for Problems.

The 3 Crucial Pieces of Effective Innovation

Econic

As the date of the conference approached, however, I saw this as the perfect opportunity to prove the value of my tool and the value of the three essential pieces necessary for growth and innovation. . He not only equipped me with the resources I needed to get to the conference and network, he also created a culture where I knew that it was OK for me to go there and fail (as long as I was doing my best and learning from the experience).