#2,152 – 2021 Trends Report

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’ve always wanted to come up with a trends report similar to the famous Internet trends report put out annually by Mary Meeker but I never got around to it.

Why It’s Essential for Employers to Create a Caring Culture

Business and Tech

Their next piece of research, titled The Workplace Culture and Care Report, reveals whether these changes were temporary solutions to address the global health crisis or a permanent, seismic shift in workplace culture going forward.


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The 2015 Breakthrough Innovation Report

Innovation in Practice

Nielson released its 2015 BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATION REPORT that features best practices from winning brands – with seven specific case studies from Pepsico, Kraft, MillerCoors, Kellogg’s, Nestle Purina, Atkins and L’Oreal Paris. The report is based on a two year study examining over 3000 products launched in the US. Twelve brands were awarded this year, with seven highlighted in this year’s report. Download the report at [link]. .

A really worthwhile report on Innovation not to be missed from Innovation Leader.

Paul Hobcraft

There has just been a highly useful benchmarking report released by Innovation Leader with KPMG LLP sponsoring this and providing some of their collective insights into the different aspects of “ Benchmarking Innovation Impact 2018″ At present, you can download the report before it might slip behind a paywall at some later stage. What I do think the report is well worth you investing time to read? The report is laid out into four parts: 1.

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Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Five Foundations for a Culture of Innovation

Destination Innovation

Smart managers understand the differing motivations of their individual reports. Simply broadcasting the intent to change the culture is not enough. The post Five Foundations for a Culture of Innovation appeared first on Destination Innovation.

BCG 2020 Report: Three Steps to Organizational Learning


In BCG’s recent report , they outlined three critical steps for leadership to take to improve organizational learning. A mature learning organization – a learning culture with leadership support. Learning culture.

6 Ways to Create Innovation Culture with Virtual Tools


Culture is a key success factor for every team and organization. But what happens to the culture of teams and organizations in a virtual world? The result: People internalize what’s important and why and will re-tell the same stories to others as part of reinforcing culture.

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Culture: Innovation’s Biggest Challenge


We asked our customers what their number one priority was for the coming year and the leading priority was: culture. We thought that maybe our customers would be focused on generating new ideas, implementing new ideas, understanding the value of new ideas, but in the end it came down to the environment those ideas lived in – an organization’s culture. Culture is the starting point for the success of all innovation programs and it is also a project that is never complete.

Five Ways to Innovate in a Risk-Averse Corporate Culture


Only 60% of innovation leaders reported plans to use them, illustrating yet more signs of risk aversion. How will organizations innovate in a risk-aversion corporate culture? Cultivate an Innovative Culture. The right words will encourage the right culture.

PwC releases the latest Innovation Benchmark Report

Idea Drop

One of the key findings in PwC Innovation benchmark report was that bringing more stakeholders into the innovation process is the most effective way to drive success in innovation. In this post we will consider the five key findings of the report and share our points of view. In order to leverage the talent potential of a workforce, it is necessary to build an appropriate workplace culture that fosters innovation.

Measuring Innovation Performance

ect of culture on creativity, organizations have their own ways of de?ning Source: 2017 Report: The Corporate Innovation Imperative (Crowd Companies) 66.0 % Greater. pipeline More focused culture of. of a solid innovation culture.

Global Hackathon Report


From our analysis of nearly 1000 hackathons conducted across 75 countries in the world during a two-year period from 2015 onward, we bring you this Global Hackathon Report. In this report, we discuss the hackathon format and culture and its exciting possibilities to help people to adapt to the future. Download the complete Global Hackathon Report here. The post Global Hackathon Report appeared first on HackerEarth Blog.

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Here are our top 5 takeaways on innovation centers from a recent report released by Capgemini. According to the report, having a physical innovation lab where employees and partners can assess ideas from “inception to prototyping using an in-house approach” is an excellent way to trigger ideation. …and Finally, They Help Lay the Foundation for an Innovation-Friendly Culture. Congrats to our partner Capgemini for authoring a great report.

Building Your Learning Culture to Retain Top Talent


What they’re looking for varies, but there are some common factors being reported. LinkedIn Learning’s Workplace Learning Report 2021 provides numerous examples of how the current climate has only deepened the desire for learning and development opportunities.

Highlights from November on Culture Audits, Budgets, and AI

Innovation Leader

We’ve gathered the best pieces of recent advice we’ve been given by innovators in our live show, report, and other online coverage

What do we expect from Innovation? Mostly disappointment

Paul Hobcraft

When they are constantly scanning reports on the “state of innovation” it can often lull them, to give some that warm glow, others quickly being dismissive, disregarding many of the key messages as “not applicable to me”. Two reports recently came out. The two reports, one from CB Insights, who I believe do a consistently brilliant job at “tear downs” and evaluations of industries, markets or topics. My second report is the one from CB Insights.

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7 Proactive Ways to Improve Workplace Culture and Engagement


While it is a little dated, The Deloitte University Press Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report has probably the most useful definition of culture and engagement that we’ve seen. If you want to move the lever on engagement, you must address culture, but how?

Designers as Innovators: A Report from the 2016 AIGA Awards!

Innovation Excellence

Lou Killiffer reports from, and share the distinguished profiles of, this year's AIGA Award Winners. Continue reading → Feature Of The Week AIGA artists Cultural Impact culture Design Design Awards Designers Graphic Artists Graphic Arts The Arts

Podcast S2E36: Amy Edmondson – Creating a culture of psychological safety

Idea to Value

She is the author of The Fearless Organisation , is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of human interactions, and today we talk to her about what makes teams perform at their highest potential, what causes fear of sharing ideas within teams, and how psychological safety can create a culture where new ideas, innovations, and creativity can flourish. This data is easy to hide and not report.

The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating.

Paul Hobcraft

Legacy, leadership, cultures, and processes, are inherited from the past industrial economy of standalone businesses where the scale was achieved through mass production, tailored to the producer’s needs of providing products that worked but necessarily in alignment to the customer’s needs. The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating and can this be changed? I have been often returning to scaling struggling with finding the best answers.

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Report Looks at What Makes a Good Innovation Ecosystem

Innovation Excellence

A new study looks at the role nations play in the global innovation ecosystem, and what marks good from bad Continue reading → Culture & Values Entrepreneurship Europe Government Growth Innovation Intellectual Property Open Innovation R&D culture education Entrepreneurism ip Research and Development startups STEM universities

Cultures that Inspire!

Innovators Alliance

We might assume that the most important thing to these people is compensation and while a report titled Talent Wars from Development Counsellors International (DCI) shows that to be true the other factors bear some investigation. Let me suggest that several of the items on this list are really Company Culture topics – not just the explicit one. A culture of Work-Life Balance can exist and it doesn’t necessarily cost money. Values when lived regularly drive Culture.

3 Key Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation through Learning and Development


L&D professionals provide some key strategies that illustrate how the journey to fostering a culture of innovation throughout your organization can start in the training room. The post 3 Key Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation through Learning and Development appeared first on CMOE.

Culture Jolt #21 - Align engagement, not obligation

Values Centered Innovation

In their culture, people embrace the purpose of “waking up the world.” Alfred James, author of the Pocket Mindfulness blogs, describes the Sounds True culture this way: “Sounds True supports people to be true to themselves, even in the workplace.

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

Innovation Excellence

The following business innovation reports cover three core elements that consistently prove important to success: developing a certain kind of company culture; the connection between data, legislature, challenges, and opportunities; and finally, emerging business trends that continuously impact enterprise innovation programs.

The 3-D Innovation Culture Jigsaw

The Future Shapers

Innovation culture is a bit like tackling that jigsaw. Having said that, building a culture of innovation isn’t an inherently complex task. The trick is to move your mindset away from any notion that building a culture of innovation requires some sort of linear action; laboriously placing single brick on single brick and not moving forward until the preceding row is firmly in place. Cultural norms define what is encouraged, discouraged, accepted, or rejected within a group.

Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Innovation 360 Group

Innovations that survive are most often those that are supported by an organizational culture that plans innovation strategically and maintains a portfolio of ideas that function well in relation to each other. Culture is the key to any successful organization but by itself is not enough to stay on top in a hyper-competitive world. In fact, strategy, leadership and capabilities are the foundation but culture is the enabler. The post Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures

Tullio Siragusa

Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures. The strange thing is that some authority figures do believe that to be true and have accepted it as part of their work culture. Leaders can have a significant impact on company culture. Transparently share appropriate key performance indicators and revenue reports. Belonging is the crucial piece of the puzzle to building highly engaged cultures, leading to better collaboration and problem-solving.”.

Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures

Tullio Siragusa

Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures. The strange thing is that some authority figures do believe that to be true and have accepted it as part of their work culture. Leaders can have a significant impact on company culture. Transparently share appropriate key performance indicators and revenue reports. Belonging is the crucial piece of the puzzle to building highly engaged cultures, leading to better collaboration and problem-solving.”.

Achieving an Innovation Culture


A stepwise approach to achieving an innovation culture. Culture eats strategy for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.” The famous quote is attributed to Peter Drucker, who pointed out that culture is a strong driver of how a company behaves and plays to win. We can safely say the same applies to the importance of culture for innovation performance. But at the same time, we recognize that we’re not them, and their culture would not be the perfect fit for us.

Culture Jolt #24 – Expand the game, not the chaos

Values Centered Innovation

They reported: “[The top quartile companies] generate more high-quality ideas, realize greater speed in implementation, and achieve greater agility – resulting in 5.5 Welcome to our 3-Minute Conscious Innovator ® process!

Creating a Culture of Accountability

Rmukesh Gupta

One of the biggest challenges that leaders face in creating a culture of high performance is their ability to create an environment where their teams are accountable for their results that they have committed to achieve. Creating a culture of accountability is exactly that — creating a culture. They are the custodians of the culture within their organisations. The culture is created one action at a time of the leader.

Checking for the global pulse of innovation

Paul Hobcraft

As a report, the 2019 Global Innovation Index (GII) is a whopper, at 450 pages, although 50% of this is detailed economic profiles and data tables for each country within the index. This GII report investigates and reports on 129 countries and then analyzes and ranks them accordingly. When you are caught up in generating innovation within a business these sorts of reports can often pass you by as not so relevant to your everyday job of innovation.

Air Jordan: How Nike Created A Brand That Drives Culture


’s fourth-quarter 2018 earnings release on June 28, the company reported that Jordan brand revenue was down 8% to $2.86 But AJ’s are more than sneakers, they’re cultural objects that are worn just as much outside a basketball court as inside of it. FYI these are the sneakers Michael Jordan wore in 1996 when he came back from playing baseball; which makes them very popular and culturally significant. According to Nike Inc.’s

How to Develop a Strong Learning Culture to Innovate


However, to fully unlock your innovation potential, you’re going to need a clear vision and a strong learning culture. This is where the culture of continuous learning comes in. A company’s learning culture is always reflective of how the C-suites confront the concept of blame.

Building an Innovative Company Culture


Building an Innovative Company Culture. The reason: before you can disrupt an industry, you need to disrupt your own company culture first. Let our team of non-conformists help you build your innovative company culture. A conformist company culture stifles innovation and breeds weakness. Communities that are used to conformity are unable to change without significant effort invested in creating an innovative company culture.

From ‘idea hoarders’ to ‘idea sharers’: How iPaper transformed their culture by collecting employee ideas


It’s no secret that iPaper’s diverse team of 30+ people is taking pride in their work culture: “what makes iPaper different from other workplaces is that these values like diversity, inclusivity, and transparency are not reserved for company’s ‘About Us’ page, it is visible every day.”–says In fact, the company culture wouldn’t be what it is today without the iPaper’s deliberate attention to listen to its employees' ideas and dedication to make them a reality.

The Need for Digital Innovation Platforms

Paul Hobcraft

According to a past report “ Mastering Product Complexity ” some time back from Roland Berger, the complexity of products more than doubled during 15 years and it continues to accelerate. Or are they “wedded” to their own mindset of legacy PLM thinking, mostly manufacturing orientation through the engineering culture this requires or marketing driven, reliant on brainstorming ideas and crowdsourcing as their belief this is innovation?

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Brunner Listed on Forrester’s NowTech: Global 2019 Performance Marketing Agencies Report


Over the last four years, we have been laser-focused on growing our data management, analytics and digital media teams – adopting a multichannel, performance marketing culture. In its report, Forrester outlines three segments of performance marketing agencies, differentiated by their channel offerings: performance search agencies, performance social and display agencies, and multichannel performance agencies.

Ideation Rate: Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Planview Spigit

MIT’s Sloan Management Review recently published a story that focuses on the research Spigit conducted with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management around quantifying a culture of innovation. In other words, we set out to move beyond the why behind creating a culture of innovation and look at the how. In doing so, we surfaced actions a company can take actually build and sustain a culture of innovation.

Substantial Consequences of a Culture of Fear

Michael Roberto

Source: Flickr What happens when a culture of fear takes hold in an organization? Bloomberg reported this week on problems with two giant projects at the company: a ethane cracker plant in Louisiana and a wax project in Sasolburg, South Africa. culture psychological safety

Overcoming Corporate Cultural Barriers to Adopting Open Innovation


Recent studies show that, for large European and US companies: 78 per cent report practicing open innovation; none report having abandoned the approach; and 82 per cent of practicing companies have increased their focus on open innovation. Here, we look at the arguably the most important of these – company culture – and how to address cultural barriers to open innovation. Open innovation is a growing phenomenon.