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How to Establish Innovation Metrics

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Smart and connected devices change everything

Jeffrey Phillips

In my last post I wrote about a big transition in innovation that will occur in the near future - when the tipping point is reached and most innovation is focused on smart, connected devices as opposed to dumb products.

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12 ways people trick algorithms for personal? gain

Board of Innovation

How users outsmart Amazon, Spotify, Uber, and Facebook’s algorithms to increase profits and boost exposure. That’s right! The machines aren’t winning yet. The post 12 ways people trick algorithms for personal? gain appeared first on Board of Innovation. Expertise

Gig Economy, The Side Hustle and the Changing Digital Landscape

Innovation Excellence

The term “gig economy” is positioned by its many advocates and detractors as part of the new economy, a byproduct of globalization and the Internet.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Get In A Lot More Tries

Game-Changer

Innovation is messy and hard. It’s not for everyone. Mistakes will be made, and you will have to try more stuff to find a way forward. A couple of years ago I was part of a team that developed a static ground effect vehicle.

For Innovative Ideas try a Cluster of Strangers

Innovation Excellence

I recently ran a workshop for a group of CEOs of small companies from different sectors and industries. We ran the following exercise. Each person started with a blank sheet of paper on which they answered the following questions about their organization. What are your main products or services?

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12 ways people trick algorithms for personal? gain

Board of Innovation

How users outsmart Amazon, Spotify, Uber, and Facebook’s algorithms to increase profits and boost exposure. That’s right! The machines aren’t winning yet. The post 12 ways people trick algorithms for personal? gain appeared first on Board of Innovation. Expertise

How We Help Each Other Grow

Strategyzer Innovation

Management expert Ken Blanchard says “feedback is the breakfast of champions.” Unfortunately, feedback isn’t always continuously delivered to individuals, and it’s not always tangibly felt by team members around them.

Outsourcing Is Essential To Your Business

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. It should probably come as no surprise at all that running any kind of business means coming up against a whole lot of different challenges.

How We Help Each Other Grow

Strategyzer Innovation

Management expert Ken Blanchard says “feedback is the breakfast of champions.” Unfortunately, feedback isn’t always continuously delivered to individuals, and it’s not always tangibly felt by team members around them.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Three Tips to Help Your Global Business Work Effectively Across Time Zones

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. One of the top logistical challenges business leaders face when expanding globally is managing a team across time zones. Know that feeling when the sun never sets on your business headquarters but you can only be in one place at once?

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How to Navigate the Transformation Continuum | Webinar Recap

Kainexus

We have been very fortunate to have an impressive lineup of guest presenters for our webinar series on continuous improvement. Roger Chen from Indiana University Health did not disappoint when he joined us to discuss how to navigate the transformation continuum. Roger has over 30 years of experience in various improvement and leadership roles. He spent time at General Electric where he reached the level of a Six Sigma master black belt.

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Creating A Responsible And Respected Construction Business In Today’s Industry

The Human Factor

Contributed post – As you probably know, reputation is everything in the world of business. You can’t get ahead in the construction industry without having a well-respected name in the marketplace. There are so many companies in the construction sector.

What’s the Connection between Digital Maturity and Innovation?

IdeaScale

Making the best use of digital technology supports innovation tremendously. We use digital technology every day to manage aspects of our lives that aren’t digital, such as ordering prescription refills, booking a ride, or even ordering fast food so it will be ready when we arrive.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.

#1,534 – Neuralink Update

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Elon Musk is best known for Space X, Tesla, smoking weed on Joe Rogan’s podcast, and sending outlandish tweets. But there’s another secretive project that this real life Tony Stark is involved in that could be even more transformative than everything else he’s doing combined: Neuralink.

The Power of Telling Hard Truths

Michael Roberto

Source: Flickr As I prepare for teaching some new material during the fall semester, I came across this terrific article by Jena McGregor last year in the Washington Post. It's titled, "A lesson from GE: The power of telling hard truths - and the peril of avoiding them."

THE 2019 LISTENING POLL

Idea Champions

Most people say that listening is an important skill to have and that it is in woeful short supply today. Idea Champions is in the process of creating a new workshop on listening, but before doing so, we want to make sure we understand WHY people value listening.

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Get Presentation Ready with XMind: ZEN

xMind

Speaking of presentation, we might first come up with fancy animations, well-designed slides, even like motion pictures. You can search for tons of presentation templates on the Internet, but the presentation really matters about styling? Fancy animation? Instead, it’s more than that. Presentation is about communications and built based on storytelling. According to Darya Manukhina’s mind map made by XMind. To begin with, let’s start from briefing a story. Brainstorming.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.