Air, Water, Food

CorporateIntel

I generally try to classify projects into three levels of priority before I consider adding resources to anything on deck: Air, Water, and Food. Whether you are setting high-level goals or project priorities, try ranking your options into these categories.

GFi Innovation — Fall Training Course Schedule

Gregg Fraley

If you’re in the Chicago or Denver areas, check out these innovation training course offerings. Gregg Fraley Innovation (GFi) is offering three public courses in late October and early November. Click on the course title to register. This deep-dive immersive course in innovation could change the direction of your organization – or career. This essential training for leaders and project managers provides answers, and from an industry thought leader.

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An Unconventional Approach to Manage Your Projects

Rmukesh Gupta

Almost everyone project manager that I meet wants to find out a way to do two things: Deliver their projects on-budget and on-time Be innovative in their approach while doing so. Yet, we know that most projects are neither on-budget nor on-time. The bigger and more critical the project, the more likely that it will over-run budgets and get delayed. So, why is it that most large projects fail? There might be a new technological advance.

GFi Innovation Public Training Course

Gregg Fraley

Course Description: Innovation Intensive is a one day, deep dive, into fundamental and advanced concepts in innovation. It examines culture assessment, strategy, and on-going project management. In addition, it covers management mandates, project cycles, resourcing, idea management systems, idea generation, concept development, prototyping, and pitch presentations. Innovation team leaders and project managers learn what it takes to keep cycles spinning from year to year.

Planning a Taxonomy Project

Boxes and Arrows

Planning a taxonomy covers the same questions as planning any UX project. This article will go through the questions you should consider when planning a kitchen, er, um…, a taxonomy project. Resources: What are the project resources and constraints? Of course, I got it.). Both fathers and my mom are unlikely to stop and use any digital technology to find and look things up.

Top 10 short-term online innovation management courses

hackerearth

Why take a course on innovation? List of courses. This is a round-up of short-term online courses for decision-makers who oversee driving innovation in their respective organizations. These courses guide you in gaining more insights about how innovation strategies and skills accelerate the operational efficiency and competitiveness in organizations. Course duration : 9 weeks. Course highlights. Course duration: 2 weeks. Course highlights.

Top 10 short-term online innovation management courses

hackerearth

Why take a course on innovation? List of courses. This is a round-up of short-term online courses for decision-makers who oversee driving innovation in their respective organizations. These courses guide you in gaining more insights about how innovation strategies and skills accelerate the operational efficiency and competitiveness in organizations. Course duration : 9 weeks. Course highlights. Course duration: 2 weeks. Course highlights.

The Case for Ambiguity – How to Set Your IT Project Up For Success

MSSBTI

However, that is exactly what happens to an overwhelming number of leaders on a regular basis with their technology projects. A McKinsey-Oxford study found that large IT projects go over-budget 45% of the time, over-schedule 7% of the time, and under-deliver 56% of the time¹. Why do very capable individuals (who called in experienced implementation teams) consistently find themselves in the hot seat with their projects? How to Avoid Project Estimation Errors.

Think Your Company’s Pursuit of Innovation has Run its Course? Think Again…

Qmarkets

If there’s anything we’ve learned from the last 10 years of technological advancements, it’s that humanity’s potential for enhancement, modification, deviation, and then reinvention, is categorically unfathomable. Most of the time this happens when there’s an inadequate infrastructure to support the project, sometimes it’s a lack of budget and resources, but most concerning of all, there are many examples of companies feeling the same way that Charles H.

Think Your Company’s Pursuit of Innovation has Run its Course? Think Again…

Qmarkets

If there’s anything we’ve learned from the last 10 years of technological advancements, it’s that humanity’s potential for enhancement, modification, deviation, and then reinvention, is categorically unfathomable. Most of the time this happens when there’s an inadequate infrastructure to support the project, sometimes it’s a lack of budget and resources, but most concerning of all, there are many examples of companies feeling the same way that Charles H.

UX and UI: understand the differences and the application in projects

mjvinnovation

Keep reading and understand once and for all when to use UX and UI in your projects! Of course, it is proven that a good experience builds an “emotional bond” between brand and customer. Why should we use UI and UX in projects? Some scholars claim that allocating 15% to 20% of a project’s total budget to UX can guarantee a better ROI, whether this amount is dedicated to the research or prototyping stage, for example.

Exponential Growth: the technological evolution dictating new business models

mjvinnovation

Read on to understand what Exponential Growth is, how you can use technology to scale your business at exponential rates and more! Canadian Salim Ismail – serial entrepreneur, angel investor, author, speaker and technology strategist – coined the term Exponential Organization in his eponymous book. Invest in qualification courses, participate in events… There are many ways to change an organizational culture; they must all be paved by knowledge.

Technology Spotlight: Major Technical Trends in 3D Printing

Yet2

In the course of our work – particularly our Strategic DealFlow and Topic Specific Scouting – we uncover pertinent technologies from all over the world. The post Technology Spotlight: Major Technical Trends in 3D Printing appeared first on yet2. One of the sectors we’ve developed a great deal of depth in is the hot area of 3D printing. Our experience in investigating and analyzing 3D printing innovations has enabled us to identify the major technical trends in 3D printing.

How Technology Can Enhance Your Business Practices

The Human Factor

Most business should be using some form of technology by now, but there is a good chance that there is even more than you can be doing with it. With that in mind here are some technology ideas that you might want to consider implementing in your company. Project Management. Any business that is looking to employ more technology should be considering how it can positively influence their day-to-day practices. image source. Contributed post –.

Improve Your Project Management Systems With the Five Levels of Maturity

AureaWorks

The success of project management strategies within an organization can be measured in five stages of maturity. Even companies that seem to hit their deadlines and complete projects on budget can lack maturity without the right management systems. Introducing the Project Management Maturity Model. Many companies tackle projects on a first come, first served basis. Level one companies complete projects whenever they come in to the best of their ability.

How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

While these models of advanced work led to so many innovations and created tremendous broad economic value, though not always to the lab’s corporate owner, it is clear that large scale, insulated corporate research is no longer the most common model for entering new markets or developing technologies of the future. In this manner, companies are now more symbiotic with new ventures and university research projects than ever before. Make a list of your internal innovation projects.

How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

While these models of advanced work led to so many innovations and created tremendous broad economic value, though not always to the lab’s corporate owner, it is clear that large scale, insulated corporate research is no longer the most common model for entering new markets or developing technologies of the future. In this manner, companies are now more symbiotic with new ventures and university research projects than ever before. Make a list of your internal innovation projects.

How Technology is Helping More Businesses Improve Productivity

The Human Factor

You want to do well, of course, but sometimes it can be difficult to increase productivity. Modern technology can play a big part in making sure that we have the technology we need to be as productive as possible. If you don’t, it can be a bit difficult, so we’ll be taking a look at some of the ways that technology can contribute to productivity. One of the most beautiful things about technology is that it can do whatever a person can do, but with more precision.

How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

While these models of advanced work led to so many innovations and created tremendous broad economic value, though not always to the lab’s corporate owner, it is clear that large scale, insulated corporate research is no longer the most common model for entering new markets or developing technologies of the future. In this manner, companies are now more symbiotic with new ventures and university research projects than ever before. Make a list of your internal innovation projects.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

From this agreement as such, it has been the catalyst to charting a new course in the global climate effort. This massive shift from our present reliance on fossil fuels projects to renewables (regarded as clean energy) can account for two-thirds of our primary energy supply by this 2050 mark. The critical enabler will come from technology and systemic innovation. Source IRENA [link].

My New Project — Unpacking the Innovator’s Gift

Leanstack

I’m working on my most ambitious project yet. Sure, each switch is grounded in new technology (invention), but the reason we switched (innovation) starts with old problems that may have been okay for a while, until they’re not. This is the essence of Continuous Innovation …And yes, there is a step-by-step framework for doing this…And exactly what this new project is all about codifying as a framework.

Building Capability and Capacity to Expand Capabilities for Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

There are many benefits from having an intense course of one-on-one coaching, irrespective of the level of responsibility you have for innovation within your organization. Someone who has a depth gained from their own business experiences; working in large organizations, managing complexity, projects and starting up fresh initiatives or taking them over to turn them around. They can offer a series of directions and courses of actions to be considered.

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Optimism in Innovation, Thinking About Risk Differently

Paul Hobcraft

Of course, the more you invest in innovation, the likely the risks will increase. I have called this the “ new innovation era ” where technology is underpinning so much of innovation’s activity and outcomes. It simply has to be, coming from technology connecting up our networks and the growing technology options we have to integrate within our business. Combining technology and innovation gives me real optimism for innovation, does it for you?

So Where Is Innovation Heading?

Paul Hobcraft

Of course, this shift requires really big changes in strategy, operations, the organization and in each individuals orientation. These are big data analytics, the fast adoption of new technologies, mobile products and capabilities and digital design.See the above for the complete list on where innovation is heading, it makes interesting viewing. I have written a fair amount about the new innovation era, offering a view on its future design.

Reducing the friction around innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The Innovation Perspective view here is this : Innovation equally suffers constantly from this search for perfection, expected by organizations used to measuring value on established business (and metrics), not appreciating or building in the “value at stake” by not investing in new seemingly risky innovation projects that have limited ‘hard’ quantified returns prior to market entry. Of course, some frictions are by design and are intentionally built into the system.

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Biosensor Monitoring: an Emerging Hot Topic?

Yet2

If you’ve been following yet2’s active projects , you might have encountered two TechNeeds seeking biosensor monitoring technologies. So not two, but THREE technology scouting projects looking for biosensor monitoring, though for different regions and target populations.

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Hydration Monitoring: an Emerging Hot Topic?

Yet2

If you’ve been following yet2’s active projects , you might have encountered two TechNeeds seeking hydration sensing technologies. So not two, but THREE technology scouting projects looking for hydration monitoring, though for different regions and target populations.

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Exploring frameworks and methods you need to know as an Innovator

Paul Hobcraft

“TRIZ is a problem solving method based on logic and data, not intuition, which accelerates the project team’s ability to solve these problems creatively” Using the FORTH Method to Navigate Your Innovation Journey. Of course there are numerous others also provided within the Hype Methods & Frameworks , written by other contributing authors giving their own slants to these.

Enterprise Architects in Innovation Management

ITONICS

The study emphasizes the need for enterprise architects to facilitate digitization by managing technological complexity and setting the course for the evolution of the IT landscape around their companies. Technology Management Innovation Management

What to innovate now

Jeffrey Phillips

From new medical devices to new banking products, to new consumer appliances and more, I've worked on a number of innovation projects in a wide range of industries. Product innovation is of course necessary for survival.

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6 Trends Reshaping the Hotel Industry

whataventure

However, the fact is that cutting-edge technologies and shifting customer behaviors are hitting the slopes and transforming the winter and ski industry. Checkyeti is probably the most prominent online platform and mobile app when it comes to booking platforms for winter-sports activities all over Europe, including ski courses, private lessons, and many more activities. We focus on enabling organizations, delivering projects and building companies.

#1,767 – Sign Language Gloves

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

To use it, all you need to do is wear it (though Chen has experimented with adding extra sensors that stick to your face, since expressions are also a nuanced part of ASL—which is a shortcoming that ASL translation projects often overlook ). Technology

Why should your company be a Business to Experience company?

mjvinnovation

” Of course! Meaningful Banking: Banks bet on technology to focus on user experience. -->. And, of course, the subject of the experiments became a stamped figure in the departments. em MJV Technology & Innovation. Technology User Experience

6 Don’ts For An Open Innovation Winning Formula

Planbox

I have been involved in hundreds of open innovation projects — I have seen huge successes and, of course, many failures. The most successful ones will disrupt technologies, products and even entire businesses—happening more and more often today.

Creating an Innovative Culture in a Remote-First Organization

IdeaScale

Virtual whiteboards, collaborative editing, and other technologies are handy for brainstorming and give you an opportunity to test them out and see what their vices and virtues are. Be ready to iterate, quickly launch pilot projects, and change course when need be.

Discover the practical applications of AR and VR in various sectors

mjvinnovation

If Apple is investing in it, we should turn our attention to these technologies. Therefore, we have prepared this article to help you understand a little more about these technologies and how to apply them in your sector. This is because the two technologies can be applied on several fronts and objectives. The results we have today in MR are obtained by adding holographic technologies to the increased context. Ikea also joined the technology. Technology

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Better, Not Just Longer, Life: Hacks For A Better Future You

Daniel Burrus

Rather than getting sick—then seeking medical attention—millions of people are employing technology to do what they can on their own to look after their health proactively with the goal of a better future. Although research has seemingly pinpointed an outer range of human longevity, researchers also acknowledge that new technology—in varied forms—could push that number higher, perhaps significantly. And, two, no new form of technology exists completely in the abstract.

#1,744 – Clubhouse

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

That’s assuming, of course, that the app will be open to everyone and regular folk like me will be allowed to mix equally with celebrities. TechnologyI feel like I’m back in high school.

100%Open Past and Future

100%Open

Of course, proprietary innovation is the lifeblood of large companies. Many, if not most, large organisations now have a Head of Open Innovation in some guise and have adopted venturing, challenges, technology search or partnering as core skills.

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Interview with Design Thinking Leader Steven Forth on What Makes Business Model Innovation So Challenging

IdeaScale

Ibbaka is a consulting and technology development company focused on helping companies bring innovations to market and to help them to scale. About 70% of people said, “Of course we should include values in our model.

It's past time to reintroduce risk into corporations

Jeffrey Phillips

I was on a conference call recently, discussing an upcoming keynote that I'll deliver to a academic-federal government program meant to accelerate new technologies from basic research into the market. One participant talked about the role that large corporations could play, and sometimes do play, in commercializing new technologies. He said to me, after placing our phone on mute, that few corporations are willing to do much with technologies coming out of academic research.

8 Trends Driving Innovation In The Ski And Winter Sport Industry

whataventure

However, the fact is that cutting-edge technologies and shifting customer behaviors are hitting the slopes and transforming the winter and ski industry. Checkyeti is probably the most prominent online platform and mobile app when it comes to booking platforms for winter-sports activities all over Europe, including ski courses, private lessons, and many more activities. We focus on enabling organizations, delivering projects and building companies.

How Energy Storage Can Change Everything

Daniel Burrus

A number of years ago, as part of an international project, I made a short list of the biggest problems the world would face over the next fifty years which included shortages of food and drinking water to name a few. Of course, we’ve been an energy-dependent society since the Industrial Revolution — but today, that notion rings truer as our global numbers continue to boom. Anticipating the future Innovation Technology News Daniel Burrus Energy Storage Technology