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%.

Can project managers be innovative?

Values Centered Innovation

This year’s Project Management Conference in Dallas focused on all things innovation. 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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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 Situation.

How Reliable is Intuition in Mature Project Management?


As any seasoned project manager can attest, reality can sometimes evolve rapidly and in unpredictable ways, which is something no decision-making framework can fully anticipate. Fortunately, intuition is something project managers can actively develop over time.

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.

How To Build a Scouting Team Within Your Organization


They provide project valuation, portfolio management process development and implementation as well as business case development for new adjacencies & technology acquisitions. Communicating objectives and timelines is highly important to ensure timely completion of key projects.

Design Thinking New Ways of Learning & Working

We took this on as a design thinking project and used a Miro online whiteboard. These are software tools you can use to communicate, collaborate, & innovate virtually. Learn a New Software. Business Design Thinking Innovation Software

FEI Boston Speakers Lineup Boston, MA 2018


Today we are excited to announce the 2018 FEI Boston Speakers Conference Lineup. The conference date is April 23 – 26, 2018 and will be held in Boston, MA. Innovation Software Open InnovationAnnouncing The 2018 FEI Boston Speakers Lineup.

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. Frank Piller open innovation WOIC 2014 World Open Innovation Conference

NDIA Integrated Program Management Division Meeting, San Diego Sept 12-13


Conference and travel restrictions and added oversight in recent years cost more than the waste they are intended to prevent, hindering market research by the acquisition community and technical exchanges among the scientific and engineering communities,” the organization writes.

Gentlemen, This is a Football

Technology Created

He won six division championships, two conference championships and two Super Bowls. How often I would like to see fundamentals described at the beginning of every project. Vince Lombardi was a legendary coach. There’s no debating that. His record was 96 wins against 34 losses.

Should Lean Tools Be Used for Every Improvement?


Small #kaizen at a #Lean #SixSigma conference — tape markings on stage to show speakers where to stay for the purposes of lighting and video. This small improvement didn’t require a belt, root cause analysis, or a project champion.


How to Create a Cross-Cultural Onboarding Plan for International Vendors


Companies are increasingly turning to international vendors to assist in project completion. Tara Waddle encourages project managers to approach cultural onboarding with a similar process as company or department onboarding. Project Management

Collaborating on Zoom Guide: Remotely Facilitate a Virtual Meeting or Workshop

Video conferencing software can help you lead engaging activities to collaborate virtually in real-time. Zoom is one of the most popular software from our research on top digital collaborative remote work tools. Lead Innovative Meetings and Workshops with Zoom.

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Key Takeaways from April’s Open Innovation Summit


Just like any other scaling project, taking innovation company-wide can come with unexpected obstacles. Ideascale’s Jessica Day attended the conference and came away with a few key points to consider and how to apply them practically to your organization.

Agile tools for remote teams


Agile practices also result in the following: Reduction of bureaucracy and micro-management in projects. Reduced go-to-market time for projects, products, or services. The Agile approach, born among software developers and increasingly incorporated into projects and teams from different areas, offers the ability to implement a clear structure that promotes iterative development, collaboration, and a focus on quality and efficiency. ? For conference calls: Hangouts.

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Aurea Experience 18's Mainstage Keynote by AWS on the Advantages of Graph Databases


As we get closer to this next customer and partner conference, we've announced another speaker in our stellar mainstage lineup: Brad Bebee, principal product manager for Amazon Neptune. About Aurea Aurea Software, Inc.

Spigit Announces the Acquisition of Kindling Inc. and a Record Year

Planview Spigit

Ultimately we see new opportunities for Kindling customers to take advantage of Spigit’s industry leading software as well as support and strategy teams to help drive their success. Spigit is off to a great start in 2017 after a very successful 2016.

The Winning Formula for Financial Process Improvement – How TSYS is Defining the Future of Fintech


In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at how TSYS launched their revolutionary Project WOW (War on Waste) – a ground-breaking process improvement methodology developed by management consulting firm Above + Beyond and powered by Qmarkets software.

Innovation Budget Planning: 10 Key Components


Ask yourself: Do we have the skills and resources necessary for our project research and development? Ask yourself: Do we have the right people assigned to the project? Unlike other software, Ezassi doesn’t limit the number of users. Innovation Software.

Innovation Budget Planning: 10 Key Components


Ask yourself: Do we have the skills and resources necessary for our project research and development? Ask yourself: Do we have the right people assigned to the project? Unlike other software, Ezassi doesn’t limit the number of users. Innovation Software.

Tips for Startups: Making Sure Large Companies Remember You


For one of our projects we created a chart to record the startup’s response time to all our emails. Ask to meet at future conferences, leverage your travel schedule, or check in on the progress of the opportunity once a quarter. If they are looking to use your software for internal processes, such as for HR purposes, then the right budget holders, IT representatives, cyber security experts, and more need to review your software.

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Keep Calm and Create: A rallying cry to solve the world’s biggest challenges


Possibly the most ambitious medical project we’ve seen since the end of the second world war, the hospital is now by far the largest in the UK. We’re living through unprecedented times as the COVID-19 pandemic takes grip, rearranging our day-to-day lives at breathtaking speed.

Executives Meet to Discuss the ROI of Innovation

Moves the Needle

Currently, Kent is living the “funemployed” life playing poker 5 nights a week and pursuing other resurfacing hobbies after many years spent building a successful career as a software engineer and author. Those in Expand have found some traction and are, therefore, “emerging” H2 projects.

How can you innovate when your strategic decision making is stuck in the 1980s?


For simplicity, we will focus here on strategic portfolio optimization, that is how an organization spends its discretionary capital and resources on projects. In our strategic planning example: how much better-off is a company that can accurately predict the likely outcome of a project?

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Soldiers & Hessians, Ronin & Ninja

Boxes and Arrows

Full “domain knowledge” starts with knowing the basic terminology to business rules, previous project successes and failures, and regulations. In the course of a project, UX professionals dig up data and identify solutions to problems beyond the immediate project.

Why You Need Technology For Your Business

The Human Factor

Security technology is more than just firewalls and anti-virus software; today it also includes digitally linked security systems which protect your business from vandalism and theft. image source. Contributed post –.

3 Strategies for Efficient and Effective Teamwork

Robert Brands

You’ve just asked your employees to collaborate on an important group project. After taking time to photocopy a stack of handouts about the project, the group waits for a conference room to become available. At its bare essentials, the group project appears to be tedious and inefficient. If multiple groups and projects are using a single conference room or other space, put a room scheduling system in place so that everyone has an equal opportunity to utilize the space.

Why have a Tech Team in Kathmandu?


How did this happen and why is Nepal a great place not only for culture, food, nature and the highest mountains on earth but for software development as-well? After he told me he is from Nepal, we had a chat about the economy, the culture, and the upcoming and growing software industry.

How Aurea PeopleGraph is Unlocking Relationship Intelligence


Following the initial launch with Jive, Aurea will roll out PeopleGraph across its entire software library so more businesses can uncover and enrich connections inside and outside their organizations. Aurea Software, Inc.

Insights from Innovation Roundtable Summit 2019


It was great seeing what themes emerge during the conference – it gives a snapshot of the current state of corporate innovation across industries. Innovation Roundtable Summit (IRS) wrapped a week ago, and wow – it was our best ever.

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Fostering Social Work Habits in a Traditional Company


A few years years ago, I had the privilege of working with Katrin Fischer, the social intranet project manager at Schaeffler Group , on the early stages of their Jive launch. Michelle: What are you most looking forward to in November during the Aurea Experience conference?

The Hidden Champions at CeBIT ? Tech Newcomers to watch


Besides presenting our innovation management software solutions, we have been looking around ourselves a bit and checked out the start-up scene at the triple-punch event featuring exhibits, conferences, and networking.

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


As part of the new corporate strategy, Leumi realized that it would need an innovation management software engine to support the initiative. QM: Is that where an innovation management software fits in? QM: How have you continued to engage users in your project since then?

Digitization and digital transformation – an overview of the most important topics from the month of November


Tim Angerer, who coordinates digital projects for Hamburg’s municipality, agrees: “What will be decisive will be planning our services on the basis of citizen requirements.” Two projects have already been launched: De-Mail and the electronic ID card.

Don’t let your corporate hackathon fail before it starts

Your Ideas are Terrible

Irrelevant projects. Eric’s quote applies to any new project and hackathons are no exception. These numbers allow for every team to demo their projects to the judges. Consider allocating a small budget and preparing a standard short-term software services agreement.


5 Ways to Achieve IP Independence


Today’s IP managers and IP attorneys are frequently on-the-go and work remotely, so dealing with an unreliable software solution is – at best – undesirable. By Josh Rosello, Vice President of Professional Services at Anaqua.

Uncertainty is the Innovator’s Friend

The Inovo Group

As one commercial grower shared at a conference he and Klee attended, a flavorless tomato had yet to cost him a sale. Reducing “technical risk” often gets priority in innovation projects simply because the project team consists mainly of scientists and engineers.

Charities – the sleeping giants of innovation


500 scientists – working on a range of R&D projects in universities across the UK. They put up notices in their bakeries, have occasional conferences for their scientists and send out a newsletter to their database 4 times a year (asking for money).

How to Incorporate Client Feedback into Your Product Roadmap and Plan for Iteration


Regardless of the project’s scope or your company’s size, product development requires client feedback. Top companies use client feedback as a roadmap to complete a project on time. Furthermore, there is no such thing as a project that is too small for a retrospective.

How to drive API adoption through hackathons


Accelerate internal projects. Source: Software AG. Hackathons are different from developer conferences and meetups. “A A simple analogy would be that a hackathon is an internship, while a developer conference is a classroom.”.

emerge Americas: Innovation and the Value of Data

Information Playground

Today I am speaking at the eMerge Americas 2016 Conference in Miami, FL.    The conference focuses on innovation in high-tech, and I was asked to introduce the topic of Data Value. Miami is becoming the Tech Beach of the industry!

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Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation


Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. A hackathon is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software and hardware development, intensively collaborate on joint projects.