Thu.Mar 14, 2019

Four Ways to Refine Your Innovation Process

IdeaScale

Listening is key to innovation. Just like innovation itself, an innovation program is constantly being shaped by the environment around it over time. A good innovation program absorbs new information and ideas constantly. So how do you refine it? Look For Feedback.

Centralizing vs. Decentralizing Innovation

Integrative Innovation

In the light of increasing demand for ‘self-organization’ and ‘agile organizations’, there is a lot of discussion around centralizing vs. decentralizing ownership and decision-making – in particular when it comes to corporate innovation.

I'm running for the presidency of Innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

I thought - why not? Everyone else is running, so why be left out in the cold? If the governor of Washington State can run on the single plank of climate change, if senators who have barely introduced themselves to their colleagues can run, if a west Texas Irishman named Beto can consider running, then so can I. Of course my candidacy will be strictly tongue in cheek, and really meant to frame a more interesting question - where does innovation stand in all of this? What's my platform?

Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 10. The post Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation idea management software initiative-success innovation management innovation managers innovation-journey innovation-priority innovation-results metrics

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.

How Amazon Innovates

Innovation Excellence

In 2014, Stephenie Landry was finishing up her one-year stint as Technical Advisor to Jeff Wilke, who oversees Amazon’s worldwide consumer business, which is a mentor program that allows high potential executives to shadow a senior leader and learn first-hand.

Predicting Future Temperatures and Precipitation Just Became Easier

Innocentive

Everyone can understand the effects of having inclement weather ruin their day. They also know the feeling of having a local TV station’s meteorologist steer them wrong on a weather prediction. This is because predicting weather patterns is an incredibly nuanced and tricky business.

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Relationship Marketing For Financial Businesses

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Relationship marketing is a long-term marketing strategy, which builds personalized relationships with customers, creating an improved financial service experience, based on customer loyalty and two-way dialogue.

“Lean Startup, or Business Model Design, or Design Thinking?” is the Wrong Question

Leanstack

In order to achieve breakthrough innovation, you shouldn’t be limiting yourself to any one of these frameworks, but rather using all three…and possibly more. The bigger context You don’t get a gold star for following process, but achieving results?—?specifically, specifically, business model results.

Webinar Preview | How to Use Process Behavior Charts to Improve: Case Studies

Kainexus

We recently had the honor of hosting a webinar with our Senior Adviser, Mark Graban, author of " Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More " as the presenting guest. Mark’s new book focuses on managing variation, understanding data, and leading improvement.

Be Brave To Innovate

Phil McKinney

Did you know the opposite of bravery is not cowardice? The opposite of bravery is conformity. Doing everything the same way that everybody else does it, being like everybody else, thinking the same way everybody else does. Conformity is the “safe” approach which actually puts us at more risk.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

DISRUPTIVE BUSINESS MODELS

Ankush Chopra

The post DISRUPTIVE BUSINESS MODELS appeared first on Ankush Chopra. Quick Bite Quick Bites

A Step-by-Step Guide To Marketing Your Business For Great Success

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. When you have a small business and want to grow it, it can be a good idea to think of it as going on an amazing vacation that has been planned for a long time.

Is React Native Right for my App?

Taivara

Is React Native Right for my App? The pros and cons of developing your app in React Native. The mobile app development game is constantly changing. At Taivara, we want to make sure we’re following the latest industry best practices when developing applications and giving advice to clients.

Unicorns don’t kill dinosaurs, meteors do!

The Future Shapers

So, you’re a senior leader, maybe a CEO and today is the first day of the rest of your life! How are you going to spend it? Will you continue to tread that well known, comfortable path which will lead to the eventual downfall of your organisation? Or is this the day you set in motion something special, something that will not only secure future success for your company but also positively impact the wider world?

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Black Belt Grading – New York

Innovation 360 Group

Black Belt. Purpose. Mastering Innovation Management. Ready for a lifelong learning journey. Content. Insights and learnings. Elements of Innovation – Mastering the Theory. Creating Echo Systems and Eco System Innovation. Regional Development: Triple Helix and Innovation. Competence/People Management – Linking Innovation to HR. Digitalization, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence – Linking to technology. Excel in ideation. Excel in commercialization. Facilitating workshops and boot camps.

Open Innovation Solution Creates Water Out of Thin Air

IdeaConnection

An innovative machine that creates water out of the thin air at low cost and by using renewable resources

Green Belt Grading – Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

In the Green Belt Licensed Practitioners will learn more on strategy, organizational development and especially change. And access to our new strategy tool for analysis: PESTLED360.com. Green belt. Day 1: 8.00-18.00 including lunch and dinner. Day 2: 8.00-14.30 including lunch. Purpose. 1.Develop your strategic skills linking innovation and strategy. 2.Mastering advanced innovation analysis. 3.Accredited to sell the Innovation Playbook to your clients. 4.Learn how to use InnovationIQ. Content.

Xinova celebrated in Built In Seattle’s 50 startups to watch

Xinova

Built In Seattle’s 50 startups to watch in 2019 Join our team Join our innovator network We’re proud to announce that Xinova was featured in Built In Seattle’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2019. It is an honor to be recognized alongside such an outstanding collection of startup excellence here in Seattle, one of the […]. The post Xinova celebrated in Built In Seattle’s 50 startups to watch appeared first on Xinova.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

Black Belt Grading – Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

Black Belt. Purpose. Mastering Innovation Management. Ready for a lifelong learning journey. Content. Insights and learnings. Elements of Innovation – Mastering the Theory. Creating Echo Systems and Eco System Innovation. Regional Development: Triple Helix and Innovation. Competence/People Management – Linking Innovation to HR. Digitalization, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence – Linking to technology. Excel in ideation. Excel in commercialization. Facilitating workshops and boot camps.