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Conference Wrapup – Change Management 2015

Braden Kelley

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Change Management Professionals’ (ACMP®) annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled appropriately Change Management 2015. The event represented a convening of nearly 1,000 change management professionals from around the globe, … Continue reading → Change agile agile development agile project management change management Conferences events project management

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Why Project Teams Frequently Fail at Brainstorming

IdeaScale

Introduction: How often have we heard executives and project managers say, “We need to come up with some new ideas” or “We need to find some elegant solutions to this project problem”? The post Why Project Teams Frequently Fail at Brainstorming appeared first on IdeaScale.

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Revitalize your Innovation Mission Through Compelling Conference Participation

eZassi

Maintaining that resource’s energy and focus from year to year and project to project will continuously be a challenge though unless your innovation leaders have an opportunity to recharge their creativity, ideate, and consider innovation management platforms.

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IGNITE your Innovation Mission Through Compelling Conference Participation

eZassi

Maintaining that resource’s energy and focus from year to year and project to project will continuously be a challenge though unless your innovation leaders have an opportunity to recharge their creativity, ideate, and consider innovation management platforms.

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Measuring Innovation Performance

nding new and better ways to serve customers well, which can confer a. projects moving. right behavior, activities, and projects. Investments made Innovation projects started Development spend Tests conducted Organizational growth % of spend on new products Studies conducted.

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Visibility Planning & Project Prioritization

Moves the Needle

Unlike Horizon Planning where projects are prioritized based on “level of innovation” and “time to ROI”, Visibility Planning is based on evidence. How to use Project Prioritization. One project per sticky note. If they can’t, the project is killed.

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Retail Innovation: A Collision Conference Interview with Doug Stephens

Innovation Excellence

Collision Conference has quickly become one of the world’s largest tech and innovation gatherings. Our team had a project lined up with a major retail client prior to the pandemic that was aimed at creating a live stream from stores in New York City.

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An Executive’s Perspective on VSM: Best Practices for Moving from Project to Product

Planview Blog

Shifting from project to product and implementing value stream management requires buy-in across the organization, including senior executives. How Their Project to Product Journey Began. Five years ago, Moss started leading the shift from Project to Product at HCSC.

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Strategic Foresight for Key Projects

Innovation Excellence

Here are notes from the Back End of Innovation conference, 2015, in San Jose. Innovation Leadership Management Strategy Back End of Innovation Back End of Innovation Conference Build Ideas Build Relationships Defining Vision foresight innovation conference michael graber Receiving Ideas Southern Growth Studio storytelling Strategic Exercises Strategic Tools Tamara Carleton visionThese tips come from a workshop led by Tamara Carleton, Innovation Leadership Board, LLC.

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Announcing the 4th Annual World Open Innovation Conference

IdeaConnection

If so, point your feet toward Silicon Valley, San Francisco this coming December for the 4th Annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC 2017). This huge annual event lays claim to being one of the most well attended open innovation conferences in the world. Among the topics to be discussed and explored at this year’s conference are: Open innovation behavior and cognition. For a glimpse at last year’s open innovation conference, watch the video below.

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2018 Company Conference

Svava

A Summit of Creative Minds Hungry for New Projects

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How To Defeat Global Project Problems

The Human Factor

Major corporations regularly embark on global projects that involve teams in diverse geographical locations. If you are considering embarking on a global project, or are already involved in one, then consider these factors that will have a huge impact on the success or failure of your project.

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Stop Slowing Down Your Innovation Projects

Peer Insight

We all want to be the first to market, but no one wants to burn gas on an idling project — nor have an explosion. And I would say, ‘OK, I’m not starting the project.’ The post Stop Slowing Down Your Innovation Projects appeared first on Peer Insight.

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3 Mind-Blowing Things I Learned in Nebraska

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton In the Before Times, we attended conferences to learn, make connections, and promote ourselves and our businesses. Then COVID hit, and conferences became virtual. Because, if we’re honest, most conferences were more about connecting and promoting […].

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Growkomp project yields a promising model for regional transformation projects

Innovation 360 Group

This ambitious development project was launched in 2016 with 8.2 million Swedish crowns funded by the European Social Fund , and ended on May of 2018, with a media conference to announce and celebrate the projects results, including: Average growth of orderbook by 25%. The project has some exciting implications for how regional transformation projects can be structured and managed for maximum impact.

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Driving Holism in Cross-channel Projects

Boxes and Arrows

Conferences & Events - Process & Methods Big IdeasShow Time: 29 minutes 29 seconds. Download mp3 (audio only) Download m4a (with visuals, requires iTunes, Quicktime, or similar). iTunes. Podcast Summary Today on Boxes and Arrows, Chris Baum talks with Patrick Quattlebaum, Design Director at Adaptive Path. Patrick has some interesting insights and tools that designers can use to develop experiences across channels.

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Big data is dead – a throwback to Data Natives Conference

etventure

At the Data Natives Conference in Berlin for three days it was all about data, technologies and innovation: 4 stages, more than 100 speakers and around 1,600 visitors. “And data projects are failing by the dozen because companies are setting the wrong focus.” It is ultimately the user who decides whether a project is successful or not. Every year in November, the Data Natives Conference is the culmination of this technology movement.

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How to Guarantee an Innovation Project Team Will Fail

Your Ideas are Terrible

If teams working on innovation projects are conscious of their speed and rewarded for their throughput, they will find their way from the good ideas to a great one. Focus on creating an environment for innovation project teams to thrive. Instead, they’ll be stuck in a conference room explaining and persuading. That’s why we will decide at a high level which projects will be worked on at our company, and then hand them down to the people at the bottom to work on.

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An Open Letter to Project Managers

Boxes and Arrows

Dear Project Managers, It has been a very enjoyable experience working with everyone over the last couple of months and sharing our ideas on UX design. Within the general scope of UX design there are different ways to involve the users: generating new ideas for product features, getting feedback on new releases/betas, running conferences or webinars, conducting research workshops, and so on, and it’s not as if organizations aren’t doing some of this already.

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Can project managers be innovative?

Values Centered Innovation

This year’s Project Management Conference in Dallas focused on all things innovation. Given my long-standing background with both project management and innovation, I was delighted to be on a panel that explored how project managers, their teams, and their company cultures could be more innovative. Knowing that my responses would need to be succinct, before the conference I carefully thought about the 4 questions our panel would be asked.

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Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s Ignite 2018 Conference

Planview

Communication came up time and time again throughout the conference. It’s the people – the way they think, work, and collaborate – within this culture that enables Google to go beyond just being a search engine and tackle projects such making the Internet accessible for everyone, or building autonomous vehicles. The post Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s Ignite 2018 Conference appeared first on Spigit.

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Case Study: Regional SME Development Project Brings Innovation Lift to Manufacturing Hub

Innovation 360 Group

Acknowledging the need for pursuing deeper impact over a wider area, the Growkomp Regional Development Project was designed to develop the innovation capacities of 22 manufacturing companies in the Småland regionof Sweden over a two-year period. The EU funded-development project was launched in 2016 with 8.2 The project ran for 30 months, with the first half focused on assessment and strategy, and the second on implementation and value creation. The Situation.

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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. de Chabot-Tramecourt also shared how Janssen collaborated with yet2 for a focused, efficient, and comprehensive open innovation project.

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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?

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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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Presenting and publishing OI research

Open Innovation

It’s a new year, and many OI scholars are preparing work for submitting to conferences, special issues and regular issues of journals. 2019 Conferences Most scholars know about the Academy annual meeting , which in 2019 is returning to Boston; in fact, many of us are already stressing about January 15 (full paper) deadline. While AOM is a big general management conference, OI has had a major presence within the TIM division since our first symposium in 2006.

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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. Not only is this the largest real-estate development project in the US, representing a more collaborative future, but also features the most ambitious application of Greentech construction techniques. Details are as follows: The press conference will run from 10 am to noon, Eastern Standard Time, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

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Is the Tipping Point for AI Here?

Yet2

In the words of Gary Marcus , commented during the Open Data Science Conference , “We wanted Rosie the Robot and we got the hockey puck Roomba.” To get these answers, you need volumes of historical data on your products, associated sales numbers (including projections and actuals), customer data, and more. On the other hand, many speakers at the conference cited how AI and machine learning are being used in organizations today.

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Technology Scouting Excellence 2017 Speaker Lineup

eZassi

Today we are excited to announce the speaker lineup for the Technology Scouting 2017 conference. The conference date is October 18 – 19, 2017 and will be held in Boston, MA. Christie Funk, Langley Project Manager for the Regional Economic Development Program. Christie Funk, Langley Project Manager for the Regional Economic Development Program. Conference Cyberscouting Enterprise Innovation Innovation Intellectual Property Open Innovation Technology Scouting

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The 3 Crucial Pieces of Effective Innovation

Econic

Weeks earlier I had told my mentor and friend, Bill Eckstrom , about the project I was working on to help professionals flip anxiety from a negative emotion into a positive ally in helping them perform at their best. 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. . The date on my calendar was approaching and my fear was growing….

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Reimagining the Future of International Events

Business and Tech

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), traditionally used our annual conference to feature the latest innovations for events; experimenting and showcasing to its members what works and what doesn’t.

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WOIC: Final Thoughts

Open Innovation

Now that I've had a chance to get home (and pack up and leave again), let me offer a few thoughts on the 2nd World Open Innovation Conference -- not as program chair, but as the owner of OIBlog.net who blogs about open innovation related conferences. I often find the final day of a conference a let down -- either because of the content or because I'm just plain worn out. How does the transfer of ideas/projects work.

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Themes for the practice of open innovation

Open Innovation

This morning I got an email from consultant Cheryl Perkins, based on the CoDev2015 conference she hosted last week month in Arizona. She seems to consistently attracts a solid group of attendees at the CoDev conferences, which today are co-sponsored by the Management Roundtable. However, none of those reasons are why I’m mentioning Cheryl or the conference on this blog. conferences ecosystems Frank Piller Henry Chesbrough Marcel Bogers open innovation Wim Vanhaverbeke

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IdeaScale’s Open Nation 2019 Set to Inspire Innovation

IdeaScale

The spotlight will be on creativity, communication, inspiration, and innovation leadership at Open Nation 2019, IdeaScale’s annual conference set for Oct. Harvard Business Review says some common ways of measuring innovation — outside of revenue production — include counting the number of ideas that were put forth and projects in the works and determining the scope of progress on these projects as well as their impact on the bottom line.

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Storytelling from the Heart

100%Open

For the fourth year in a row, Roland and I attended The Story , a one day conference about stories and storytelling, held annually in London’s Conway Hall. Clara Gaggero Westaway , Special Projects Co-Founder, had me hooked from from one of the very first sentences she uttered: ‘Empathy is the most important skill that any creative person should have.’ 100%Open conference innovation knowledge transfer networks Roland Harwood social networks storytelling

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Death by Meeting – 18 Articles on Effective Meetings

BrainZooming

7 Tips to Improve Conference Call Presentations. Strategic Thinking – 12 Ways Project Teams Can Stay out of the Weeds. Creating Strategic Impact – 3 Project Management Steps to Productively Review Concepts. Brainzooming - All Posts Collaboration Communication Compilations Implementation Performance Strategic Thinking Tools decision making meetings project managementAre you experiencing death by meeting syndrome at work? In all likelihood, you are.

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The Final Day of WOIC 2014

Open Innovation

Friday brought the second and final day of the World Open Innovation Conference in Napa. To the latter point, my conference pictures are finally posted to Google’s Picasa. Nonaka’s Rare Appearance We were thrilled to be joined by Ikujiro Nonaka (author of the seminal knowledge creation research ), and his willingness to attend both days of the conference. I’ve also enjoyed it at various platforms conferences over the years, because we have pretty a small niche and community.

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Empower Operational Employees to Innovate

Gregg Fraley

Idea campaigns can work, but only if it’s done with a focused question, and, that focus is connected to a mandated project. Credit this story to Min Basadur who told it a few years ago at the CPSI conference (CPSI is the annual Creative Problem Solving Institute). The Benefits of Innovation Training for Operational Employees. 85% of CEOs put Innovation as a Top Three priority. Consider a Brown Bag Innovation Training or Immersion in Innovation Concepts.

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Blogging for Learning–�Audio Blogging�

Boxes and Arrows

Record and share audio at meetings, conferences and workshops. Record and share interviews with SMEs or with speakers at conferences. This is the last (for now) in my series of posts on using blogs for learning. Earlier this week, Lee Kraus wrote a post on finding the time to blog. He mentioned that he has a two-hour drive every day, which leaves lots of time for thinking, but not for writing.

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More on Learning Through Blogging: What Readers Think

Boxes and Arrows

And Brandon shared a great story of how Twittering at a conference (a form of live microblogging) improved his own learning experience. Our team asked the class to create Twitter accounts before the symposium and to experiment with tweeting their experiences, thoughts, and ideas at the conference. Micro-blogging at the conference enhanced our engagement with the sessions we attended, as you found during your experience.

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Struggling between short-term and long-term survivability

Xinova

“We hear from the C-Suite that they embrace risk and supposedly 86 percent of innovative projects should fail because if not, we’re not being innovative enough” – Joel Schall, Director of Technology and Innovation for General Industrial Adhesives, Henkel. Inventor Community 2018 IRI Annual 2018 IRI Annual Conference c-suite Henkel innovation Joel Schall long-term short-term think beyond xinova

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Public sector innovation recognised at the Smarter Working Live awards

Wazoku

18 award winners include Department for Education for Smarter Working Project of the Year London, United Kingdom. 27 November 2020 – Some of the most innovative and forward-looking public sector projects were recognised last night at the Smarter Working Live awards 2020.

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Innovation Funnel Management System: The Secret Tool to Drive Innovative Product Development in Your Business

Leapfrogging

There were over 200 different concepts for new products and services written on multi-colored post-its and stuck on every conceivable surface across the conference room in my client’s office.