Wed.Feb 17, 2021

Post-Pandemic Planning Requires Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, exponential digital transformation was the biggest disruption many organizations and leaders within those organizations concerned themselves with. Will artificial intelligence (A.I.) take my job? Will machine learning make our entire operation irrelevant?

Jeff Bezos’ Rule: What will not change?

Idea to Value

Many innovators and strategists are obsessed with predicting how the world will change in the future. They then try to develop new products and business models to fit this new world. But often, it can be even more valuable to figure out what will not change in the future.

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These are the Top Female Innovators of 2020

IdeaScale

An innovation culture is the key to successful idea implementation. Gender equity plays an important role in this process. Research shows innovation is six times more likely in companies where the workplace is equal. Many well-known innovators are women. Here are some of the top examples of 2020.

Product Portfolio Management: Connecting a Vision to Strategy and Budgets

Viima

– Select only the very best new product concepts for your product portfolio. Most large organizations aren’t hurting for ideas. Everyone from the CEO to a programmer on her first assignment has an idea. But these product concepts that come from both above and below need a management system.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

These are the Top Female Innovators of 2020

IdeaScale

An innovation culture is the key to successful idea implementation. Gender equity plays an important role in this process. Research shows innovation is six times more likely in companies where the workplace is equal. Many well-known innovators are women. Here are some of the top examples of 2020.

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3 Key Slides to Help You Deliver Innovation Value

Innovation Leader

Looking to find better ways to drive innovation value? The team at Innovation Leader wanted to share three slides that we have been using recently as part of our Best Practices Briefings, to help you think about how well you’re aligned with your organization’s overarching strategy

Managing an Innovation Portfolio: Northumbrian Water

Strategyzer

Part of our work with leaders, is to evaluate whether their innovation portfolio is balanced. We focus on the innovation projects that are taking place within the company and examine whether they cover the three types of innovation (i.e. efficiency, sustaining and transformative).

Play Bold: Carl-Magnus Norden about Always be Selling your Dream

Innovation 360 Group

Meet the bold serial entrepreneur Carl-Magnus Norden. He gets the job done; the more impact it has, the better it is. The latest venture is Volta Trucks, a startup based in Stockholm reshaping the inner-city logistics.

How to Embed Agile Thinking at Every Level of Your Company

CMOE

Companies often have three levels in the management hierarchy: frontline, mid-level, and senior-level leadership. The leaders at each of these levels perform different duties, but no matter where you sit in the organization, agile thinking matters.

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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!

The difference between Venture Capital and Corporate Venture Capital

whataventure

Authors: Lisa Halbweis. Bernadette Zrenner, MSc. Luis Huber. “Corporate investing is dumb. I think corporations should buy companies. Investing in companies makes no sense.” ” This quote from Fred Wilson, an American businessman, and investor, is by now notoriously famous.

#2,125 – Brain Week: Sentient

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

In addition to Quantum Brains the future may also bring us Artificial Brains, at least in the form of a new Artificial Intelligence system known as Sentient that the United States military may one day come to rely on.

#2,123 – Brain Week: Mental Health Gym

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From the “hey, they stole my idea!” ” category comes a new health and wellness concept from NBA star Kevin Love called Coa that treats working out your mind like working out your body.

#2,124 – Brain Week: Quantum Brains

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A new computing approach could revolutionize the growing field of Artificial Intelligence by creating machines capable of thinking for themselves all while consuming less energy to boot.

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.