Mon.Aug 12, 2019

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Paul Romer’s Nobel Prize In Economics Marks A New Era Of Innovation Driven By Ideas

Innovation Excellence

Understanding the idea economy challenges much of what we’ve come to accept as industrial era economic gospel. Paul Romer let his phone ring on the morning of October 8th. It was early and he wasn’t expecting a call. But when he checked to see who was calling he noticed it was from Sweden. When.

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The Power of Crowdsourcing as a Service

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Letting Go of Blame Will Set You Free

Tullio Siragusa

Letting Go of Blame Will Set You Free. When I was a kid, I had to ask permission to leave the dinner table. My parents were loving human beings who were also old school. It worked for them, and it worked for me too. I was also of a generation where your behavior was considered a direct reflection of your parents’ reputation. The pressure was constantly on, to behave properly, do the right thing, and to please my parents.

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Appetite For Risk = Appetite For Innovation

helloFUTURE

What is your propensity for risk? I heard from a colleague of mine that a company a friend of his works for is working through their performance objectives for the year. After discussion with their managers, they were supposed to go into these companies performance management tools and transcribe their objectives into the tool, and… The post Appetite For Risk = Appetite For Innovation appeared first on hellofuture.

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Manufacturing Sustainability Surge: Your Guide to Data-Driven Energy Optimization & Decarbonization

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets.

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Open Innovation at Bouygues – Innovating Across Business Units

Innovation Excellence

Vincent Maret is corporate director Open Innovation at Bouygues Corp. His goal is to drive competitiveness through innovation, leveraging agile methods, fostering open innovation programs, and supporting Bouygues business units in their transformation. Vincent has an extensive experience in marketing, strategy, innovation, project management, telecom and information technologies; as Marketing Manager; deputy R&D director with.

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Letting Go of Blame Will Set You Free

Tullio Siragusa

Letting Go of Blame Will Set You Free. When I was a kid, I had to ask permission to leave the dinner table. My parents were loving human beings who were also old school. It worked for them, and it worked for me too. I was also of a generation where your behavior was considered a direct reflection of your parents’ reputation. The pressure was constantly on, to behave properly, do the right thing, and to please my parents.

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Inside Intel’s New VC Strategy: Fewer, Bigger Bets

Innovation Leader

Intel Capital has put over $12 billion into 1,500 startups since it was founded in 1991. Mark Rostick offers explains how it has endured.

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Artificial Intelligence for Wildlife Conservation

IdeaConnection

Using AI and algorithms in the fight against poachers.

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Signs That Tell You A Bigger Business Premises Is Needed

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. There may come a time when your business premises are too small for your company. And it’s only natural that as a business grows and develops, so does its need for more. source. staff and that equates for a need of more space. So here are some signs that tell you a bigger business premises is needed and that you’ll want to get a self storage on speed dial.

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Successful Brainstorming Techniques

Svava

Successful Brainstorming Techniques.

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Peak Performance: Continuous Testing & Evaluation of LLM-Based Applications

Speaker: Aarushi Kansal, AI Leader & Author and Tony Karrer, Founder & CTO at Aggregage

Software leaders who are building applications based on Large Language Models (LLMs) often find it a challenge to achieve reliability. It’s no surprise given the non-deterministic nature of LLMs. To effectively create reliable LLM-based (often with RAG) applications, extensive testing and evaluation processes are crucial. This often ends up involving meticulous adjustments to prompts.

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Here’s How You Find The Ideal Niche For Your Business

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. If you are just starting out in business, you might have already heard people recommend that you find a niche for your company. This is essential if you want to ensure that your company becomes profitable as quickly as possible. If you have already had a business for a couple of years, then you might be reading this blog post to find out how you can further improve your current niche. source.

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Why Employees of Acquired Firms Leave in Droves (And Can We Predict Turnover In Advance?)

Michael Roberto

Source: Flickr The Wharton School's J. Daniel Kim has written a good paper titled, "Predictable Exodus: Startup Acquisitions and Employee Departures." Kim finds that 33% percent of workers brought into a company through an acquisition of a startup leave within 12 months, compared to 12 percent of other employees with similar backgrounds. Why do they leave?

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New Strategyzer Series Book: The Team Alignment Map

Strategyzer Innovation

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve partnered with Stefano Mastrogiacomo, the creator of the Team Alignment Toolkit, for his upcoming book The Team Alignment Map to be part of the Strategyzer book series. Due to come out in 2020, The Team Alignment Map is a one stop shop for helping cross-functional teams get on the same page when running innovation projects.

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How your company strategy may be sabotaging your innovation ambition

Idea to Value

As someone who works for a strategy consultancy, it becomes clear that for most companies, there is a disconnect between what they say their strategy is, and how they actually behave. This can have a profound impact on the likely success rates of innovation in those companies. I recently rewatched the excellent TEDx talk by Karen Dillon (video above), on Do You Have a Strategy for Your Life?

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How Mature Companies Are Scaling Transformational New Businesses

Scaling transformational innovations in large companies is challenging due to ‘Company Fit’ issues, which arise when the resources, processes, and priorities (RPPs) of the core business are not aligned with the needs of the new business. Many companies have learned how ambidexterity—the ability to both ‘exploit the present and explore the future,’ can help them address these issues for ideation and incubation of new innovations, but scaling transformative business innovations remains a challenge

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Turning information chaos to order on a new project

Dawid

At the start of any project, or actually at any time in any project, there is a ton of new information that you discover every minute. This can be really overwhelming especially if you’re a new consultant. How do I handle all this information? someone just mentioned something in passing, should I note that? it seems Joe had a really strange expression during that workshop when we spoke about the page layout… What do I do with that.

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The Most Effective Ways to Get Your Website Noticed

The Human Factor

contributed post –. It is easier than it has ever been before to start a website. This is great. It means that more people are able to start home businesses or promote their current companies. It means that new blogs start every day and that bloggers can make a substantial income doing what they love. It gives people a way to express themselves and build communities online and small businesses a chance to thrive.

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Turning information chaos to order on a new project

Dawid

At the start of any project, or actually at any time in any project, there is a ton of new information that you discover every minute. This can be really overwhelming especially if you’re a new consultant. How do I handle all this information? someone just mentioned something in passing, should I note that? it seems Joe had a really strange expression during that workshop when we spoke about the page layout… What do I do with that.

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