Mon.Aug 12, 2019

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. Innovation Economics Nobel Prize

The Power of Crowdsourcing as a Service

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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? It is adapted from her book “ How will you measure your life?

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.

Quantifying the Value of Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is built on the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which enables manufacturers to collect, analyze, and present real-time data and analytics in easy-to-understand and highly customizable formats.

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.

Innovation – My Journey

The Future Shapers

“The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all what the world needs most are dreamers that do.”. Sarah Ban Breathnach. Innovation in my thoughts is nothing but thinking about the unthinkable, its the realization of a dream and making it possible, it is simplification using science, AI and creativity. It’s great to have an innovative mindset but more important to commercialize these ideas for the generations to come.

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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

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.

New Strategyzer Series Book: The Team Alignment Map

Strategyzer

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. Tools Books

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Artificial Intelligence for Wildlife Conservation

IdeaConnection

Using AI and algorithms in the fight against poachers

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The Rapid Innovation Sprint as an Accelerator for Your Big Idea

Rapid Innovation Sprints (RISE) help companies incubate greenfield digital product ideas that have the potential to radically transform their business. The techniques of RISE help uncover game-changing opportunities with structure, collaboration, and commitment.

Successful Brainstorming Techniques

IdeaHunt

Successful Brainstorming Techniques

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. There are so many sources?—?google,

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. Meeting Rooms Have No Availability.

Patch and Relax: It is Version 11.9 (ACRM)!

AureaWorks

The new Ver11.9 from Aurea is launched and available since a few time. So often in software business people are scared to move to the newest version. They wait and wait… But you shouldn`t wait in this case! You should go to 11.9. Frankly I was a bit surprised about the massive positive feedback from my technical team. But if this comes from the technical guys it is double worth it. And I was curious to get some more details from my team.

How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

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. Either way, there are a few steps you will need to take.

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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? Could we actually predict whether such high turnover will occur BEFORE we make a deal and acquire a startup?

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. But, it has its negatives too.

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.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.