Running Effective Innovation Workshops

Innovation in Practice

I’ve mentioned in a previous post that innovation is a team sport. The strongest teams are characterized by functional, gender, and cultural diversity among its members. You don’t need a so-called innovation room with bean bag chairs and frisbees.

Culture of Innovation: Premera Blue Cross Engages Employees to Drive Innovation

Planview Spigit

As organizations seek to add value to customers and develop new, differentiated products and services, innovation is at the heart of strategy. It starts with creating a culture of innovation from within by tapping into the wisdom of employees.

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Human-Centered Design Workshops

InnovationTraining.org

Find out what a human-centered design workshop encompasses and when your organization may benefit from a training here. Human-centered design is an up-and-coming innovation framework that essentially works as an extension of the design thinking process.

Intrapreneurship – the art of thinking inside the box

The Future Shapers

In 1996 Michael Porter described strategy as leveraging the resources of an institution to maintain a “unique competency”. Innovation” tends to provide more questions “intrapreneurship” is the answer (in my humble opinion). This is crowdsourced, people-focused innovation.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

From a scientist who led the innovation team that developed the Ebola vaccine, to a world renown innovation author, to the VP of Watson Strategic Partnerships at IBM Watson, Ignite 2017 was one for the record books. Throughout the conference, which included exclusive innovation strategy workshops for Spigit customers, there was no shortage of useful insights attendees walked away with. Intrinsic rewards are more effective most of the time.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

From a scientist who led the innovation team that developed the Ebola vaccine, to a world renown innovation author, to the VP of Watson Strategic Partnerships at IBM Watson, Ignite 2017 was one for the record books. Throughout the conference, which included exclusive innovation strategy workshops for Spigit customers, there was no shortage of useful insights attendees walked away with. Intrinsic rewards are more effective most of the time.

U.S. Air Force Leverages External Innovation to Surface Innovative Ideas

Planview Spigit

Providing our airmen and women and operators of the US Air Force with top-notch technology is crucial to keeping our country safe. Spigit recently partnered with AFWERX, a product of the Air Force launched. with innovation hubs around the US, to solve some of their biggest challenges through crowdsourced innovation. How is AFWERX harnessing the ideas and creativity of these contributors? External Innovation

Choosing the right innovation approach for your business

hackerearth

Undoubtedly a critical aspect of long-term sustainability and survival, innovation is a complex process, which organizations need to be good at. Understanding the term “innovation”. Innovation is a term that carries with it immense possibilities of success and sustainability.

How to Come Up with Disruptive Ideas Using ‘Random Words’? [Including Video]

Be-novative

We only need to be creative and come up with original, new ideas 2% of the times on an average day, yet disruptive solutions are the key to any successful business in the 21stcentury. Everyone in your team should first write their ideas on a post-it note or in the virtual ideation room.

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How to enable inclusive innovation

hackerearth

The innovation system would meet the needs of every person. Inadequacy or inaccessibility should not constrain people’s innovative ability. What is inclusive innovation? Here, the excluded groups are both producers and customers of innovations.

The Innovation Hotline: How Colruyt Group is Championing Intrapraneurship with Collaborative Idea Generation

Qmarkets

Often times, the most successful and innovative companies stem from the humblest of origins. Although the name Colruyt has historically been synonymous with the popular supermarkets chain, today that is only one component of the multifaceted Colruyt Group.

Hackathons simplified

hackerearth

When some people hear the word “hackathon,” a wave of intimidation spills over them. However, the majority of hackathons gives developers and programmers free rein to be creative and build something awesome. In fact, it may be one of the most challenging tasks.

Blessed Are the Mapmakers: The Business of Wayfinding

Planview Spigit

In a recent article , I observed that the modern-day organization prizes certain cultural traits. We seek to foment a culture of innovation. We seek to foment a culture of quality. We seek to foment a culture of sustainability. Culture

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Blessed Are the Mapmakers: The Business of Wayfinding

Innovation Archetecture

In a recent article , I observed that the modern-day organization prizes certain cultural traits. We seek to foment a culture of innovation. We seek to foment a culture of quality. We seek to foment a culture of sustainability.

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Blessed Are the Mapmakers: The Business of Wayfinding

Planview Spigit

In a recent article , I observed that the modern-day organization prizes certain cultural traits. We seek to foment a culture of innovation. We seek to foment a culture of quality. We seek to foment a culture of sustainability. And, a culture of safety. The question then arises: by what means does the organization foment these desirable cultural attributes—the ones by which it sustains itself through thick and thin?

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How to speed up innovation in your organization

Tata Consultancy

Best practice innovation management is a much needed ‘management innovation’ that allows an enterprise to more effectively rehearse for the future. Institutionalizing a high-performing innovation engine begins with nurturing a culture of innovation and defining an innovation strategy tightly aligned with corporate strategy. This taps the insights and ideas of employees and creates early success stories.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Or, is it the incompetence that underlines the failure to anticipate change and stay ahead of the curve? The rules of the game have changed. Culture/Country.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Or, is it the incompetence that underlines the failure to anticipate change and stay ahead of the curve? The rules of the game have changed. Culture/Country.

Hackathons simplified

hackerearth

When some people hear the word “hackathon,” a wave of intimidation spills over them. However, the majority of hackathons gives developers and programmers free rein to be creative and build something awesome. In fact, it may be one of the most challenging tasks.