Mon.Feb 18, 2019

The single best way to improve your brainstorming sessions

Idea to Value

Brainstorming doesn’t work. At least, not the way most companies do it. And that is because most brainstorming sessions are not designed to deliver results for the company , only for the facilitator.

Defending Europe, including the Brits, on innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Europe does seem to be always lagging. You get the impression those in Europe’s leadership are beating back the waves of progress, not embracing them- it is all self-serving. They also seem to operate in a fortress mentality.

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Why digital transformation will drive business model innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

As a follow up to my previous post about the intersection of digital transformation and innovation , I wanted to conduct a thought experiment to illustrate why the real impact of all the impending change from digital transformation and innovation will be business model related. While the implementation of new technologies is interesting and challenging, and creating new products and services is daunting, at least you can still do that primarily if not exclusively in your existing business model.

Serious About Your Social Mission? Innovate It.

Leapfrogging

A “lean” approach amplifies both profits and purpose. Corporate philanthropy. Benefit corporations. Nonprofits and non-governmental organizations. Doing well while doing good seems to be all the rage these days. Sounds ideal.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

An End to In-House Innovation

InnovationManagement

The modern world is constantly moving forward, and at an ever-increasing pace. The rate of change is highly influenced by the rate of technological development. Life Cycle Processes Strategies

Manufacturing Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Transforming Before Our Eyes

Leapfrogging

Large scale 3D printing farms will create the next industrial revolution. When it comes to business and the economy, there’s constant buzz about Apple , Amazon , Google , and Facebook. There’s also been lots of attention lately on middle America and the loss of manufacturing jobs. At times these topics seem at odds – the new high-tech guard disrupting the old, jobs shifting from blue to white collar, outsourcing overseas versus keeping things at home, and the list goes on.

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Three Keys To Meeting The Challenge of Multi-Platform Product Development

Innovation Excellence

Scenario: A technology company is creating a consumer electronics solution that involves hardware, software and web components. Three separate teams, located in different parts of the company’s facility, create three platforms.

Corporate Innovation: from a reactive to a creative culture

ideas4allinnovation

Reject all change, or accept it creatively as an opportunity to evolve? Two opposing mindsets. The former condemns organizations to a form of staticism (or simply failure); the latter drives organizations to become more agile, innovative and capable of adapting to challenges.

Here’s What You Really Need To Know About Blockchain

Innovation Excellence

In 1970, a scientist at IBM Research named Edgar F. Codd make a remarkable discovery that would truly change the world. Though few realized it at the time, including at IBM, which neglected to commercialize it. It was called the relational model for the database and it would spawn an entire industry. Yet while today few have heard of. Technology Blockchain relational databases