Mon.Sep 21, 2020

Why Did AI as a Capability Just Get More Important?

Innovation Leader

“Digital transformation of the typical company has been massively accelerated,” Harvard Professor Karim Lakhani says. And that…is an antecedent to AI being deployed and scaled

When Discovering Customer Needs, How Do You Get Beyond Survey Bias?

InnovationManagement

When Yamaha conducts research to drive product development, they've found opportunities in previously unexplored areas of incremental change. Learn more in this podcast interview. The post When Discovering Customer Needs, How Do You Get Beyond Survey Bias? appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love

Tullio Siragusa

How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love. Every human being on this planet spends considerable time searching for love. Today is the era of speed dating, matchmaking, online dating, and every other modality you can think of. It’s no longer a question of being able to find love, the issue is more often than not finding someone to hang on to. Sometimes we are not the right person and other times we start blaming “them” or point fingers at “them” for not being able to understand us.

Blockchain For Dummies

Innovation Excellence

By Aaron de Miranda Colaço. Blockchain. It’s so hard to understand it, and it’s so new. Our goal here is to provide a simple description, readable in 2 minutes, about what Blockchain is and what it does.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Stir It Up: The Agitator’s role in innovation

The Future Shapers

Organisations that are complacent or stuck in the status quo will not have the perspective or desire required to create truly innovative solutions. If not given a jolt from time-to-time, innovation teams will tend to revert to limiting behaviors.

Fixedness: Your Main Barrier to Creative Thinking

Innovation in Practice

How do you develop your creativity? As much as you want to or need to be creative, sometimes, there’s something that seems to block it. And one common barrier to creativity is this condition called fixedness. Fixedness is something we all have. We can’t get rid of it.

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#1,954 – Wear Glasses!

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Wearing glasses isn’t always cool or sexy. They get in the way when you’re playing sports, people just assume that you’re a nerd, and bullies have a tendency to pick on you. But it may turn out that wearing glasses can actually save your life. At least as it relates to COVID-19.

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Kill Your Ego

Collectivecamp

This blog is about your ego, and why you should kill it

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#1,953 – Stop Exercising!

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

When quarantine first started I was motivated to work out more often. Twice a day even. For starters, it would help pass the time and make me feel like I was being productive.

The Reverse Side Hustle: a Better Way to Chase Your Dreams

Collectivecamp

What if there is a better way to side hustle?By

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

#1,951 – Baseball Card Bingo

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Lately, I’ve been watching a lot of ASMR videos on YouTube to help me fall asleep. I watch all sorts of random things: people shopping for DVDs, eating food, brushing their hair, pretending to be Librarians, etc. Just the weirdest, most random s**t.

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Teaching Yourself How to Innovate

Collectivecamp

With the current state of the economy amidst COVID-19, innovation has never been more important. In the post-pandemic market, having the ability to innovate will be crucial in seeing success, ensuring that you remain competitive, and coming out on top

#1,952 – Face Mask Cleaner

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Now that Space Week is over I can get back to writing about COVID-19 related innovation which usually means writing about new types of masks. But this time I have something even better to write about: a device that cleans and sterilizes masks so that you can reuse them.

Qmarkets’ Named as G-Cloud 12 Supplier on UK Government SaaS Marketplace

Qmarkets

Qmarkets’ have been approved as a trusted supplier to UK government entities through the Crown Commercial Services’ G-Cloud Framework. The framework lists cloud-based suppliers and solution providers, that meet the UK Government’s stringent requirements.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

The Top 5 Innovation Books For 2020

Articles from GroundControl

It is easy to get overwhelmed with all the material that is written on innovation in 2020. You want to learn the most relevant information within limited time. So where to start? We have listed our top 5 books on innovation from 2020 that you must read!

Reputation Is Everything: Simple Ways To Enhance Your Business Image

The Human Factor

Did you know that around 90% of online buyers now consult reviews before deciding which products to pop in their cart? In the modern world, reputation is everything in business, and we hang on the words of others.

Qmarkets’ Named as G-Cloud 12 Supplier on UK Government SaaS Marketplace

Qmarkets

Qmarkets’ have been approved as a trusted supplier to UK government entities through the Crown Commercial Services’ G-Cloud Framework. The framework lists cloud-based suppliers and solution providers, that meet the UK Government’s stringent requirements.

How Insurance Companies Can Compete Better Online

The Human Factor

There’s no industry that isn’t being impacted by the online shift being driven by a variety of factors in 2020. Competing with other businesses today means beating them online, and there are lots of ways in which you can go about doing that.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Don’t Let CPG Shifts Debilitate Growth: 3 Keys for Your Brand to Not Only Survive, but Thrive

Brunner

It’s no surprise that in today’s world, how we buy products are drastically changing. . What once was normal walking up and down your local grocery store aisle to select your favorite products now seems like a strange concept. The new norm is sitting patiently in your car, parked in the curbside pickup spot, as a retail worker loads your trunk with your new groceries that some one else hand-picked for you. .

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