Tue.Apr 14, 2020

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The immediate shift in work and social norms needs innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Being in a personal crisis is one thing, but being in a global one is a whole lot different. So much is totally out of your control. You can rant and rave at some of the decisions have been made, or likely to come on some current performances. Often you are left wondering where the insights or collective thinking was trying to offset the events that were unprecedented and scary but have now put us into such a massive economic downturn.

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Exploring Government’s Role in Innovation to Address Pandemics

IdeaScale

Disinfection is just the first step in a more complicated response. Pandemics are a worst-case scenario for governments. To limit the death and damage, political rivals must set aside their beliefs and animosities. Innovation strategy, often quickly and carefully applied, can save lives. One of the more fatal recent outbreaks serves as a case study of just what happens when you do it “the way we’ve always done it.

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What is the Low Touch Economy?

Board of Innovation

How the Covid-19 crisis of 2020 is shaping a new generation of consumer behaviors. The post What is the Low Touch Economy? appeared first on Board of Innovation.

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How Can You Use Gamification to Boost Innovation?

Innovation Excellence

Gamification can help at different phases in the innovation process Companies are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of gamification. It promotes disinhibition, reduces prejudice, encourages cross-disciplinary teamwork and co-creation, helps groups with very different profiles to speak the same language and achieves a level of engagement that drives participants to go one step further.

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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3 Knowledge Management Practices Every Executive Should Measure In Their First 30 Days

InnovationManagement

Many executives see organizational effectiveness as an outcome of various factors such as knowledge management within companies. Every executive is held to the grindstone of maximizing financial measures their careers are tied to financial performance measures. Every executive also knows that financial measures can illustrate whether knowledge management is contributing to bottom-line improvement.

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Interview with Mark Johnson, Co-founder of Innosight & author of Lead from the Future

Viima

I recently had the opportunity to have a chat with Mark Johnson, the co-founder of Innosight and author of the new book Lead from the Future: How to Turn Visionary Thinking Into Breakthrough Growth. In this in-depth interview Mark shares the story behind his new book going back to the beginnings of Innosight nearly 20 years ago. We also cover other topics, such as what the common traits of successful leadership teams are, what advice Mark would give to innovators who are frustrated with their ma

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To innovate or not to innovate. An age-old conundrum in the new pandemic normal.

Innovation Excellence

When Katie Kostek and her team first put together a virtual retirement education program in 2019, it was one of the first of its kind and soon became one of the more sought out education programs in the roster. Fast forward to 2020, with the pandemic, demand soared through the roof. So what does one.

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Allied Esports CEO Jud Hannigan Has a Plan for Gaming His Way Out of a Crisis

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The veteran entrepreneur's network of live-events arenas had to shut down, but some ingenuity opened up new possibilities.

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Achieving Happiness Through Self-Discipline

Tullio Siragusa

Achieving Happiness Through Self-Discipline. Self-discipline and happiness seem to be two contradicting concepts, and using them in the same sentence is unacceptable. Self-discipline brings to mind the idea of “work and effort”, while happiness is usually associated with “pleasure” and the absence work. For most, self-discipline can never be the source of what makes them happy because the relationship with what it means to be happy is misplaced. .

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Business Model Patterns

Strategyzer Innovation

A lot of startups and established companies are trying to compete on superior technology, products, services and price. They are stuck in a rat race. Yet, the world's most successful companies compete on superior business models. These business models build on patterns, i.e. repeatable configurations of different business model building blocks to strengthen an organization’s overall business model.

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Pulse of Innovation: Tips for Effective Innovation Governance

Wellspring

Every so often we ask our community to sound off on popular topics in innovation and share their best tips, tricks, and advice in hopes that their answers may inspire others in the field. We’ve gathered these insights by email, over phone calls, at events and roundtables, and catching up with clients and colleagues.

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Business Model Innovation – The What, Why, and How

Innovation Excellence

In the last couple of decades, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the popularity of business model innovation – and for good reason. Technology has made it easier than ever to adopt a wide variety of novel business models effectively. At the same time, increased pace of innovation and global competition has made differentiation more important than ever.

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The Day After the COVID-19

InnovationManagement

We are in the midst of a fascinating period. The most interesting thing is what will be in the day after. It’s going to be a process. There isn’t going to be a point in which we know that we are “after.” The process looks different in every country and the duration of the process will also be different. The post The Day After the COVID-19 appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Innovation in the Era of COVID-19

Innovation Excellence

Like the majority of the world’s population in April 2020, I find myself unable to implement my preferred method of innovation discovery. Shelter-in-place, social distancing, and international border closures make it difficult to conduct innovation workshops or experience other cultures around the world as a way of finding new insights into problem-solving.

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Inspirational and Funny Innovation Quotes

Stephen Shapiro

I hope you, your family, and your coworkers are all doing well during these crazy times. I’ve intentionally held back on posting here for the past month. Although my new book launched 6 weeks ago today, I’ve not promoted it. However, I do want to add value in whatever way I can. Today, I want to add a little laughter to the world. Several years back, a client of mine created a video that played right before I took the stage.

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The Evolution of Educational Technology

Innovation Excellence

Technology has changed over the years. The evolution of technology in the education sector dates back 2,500 years ago. Technology has transformed learning in classrooms, with teachers keen to emulate new learning techniques with the help of technology. Oral communication (mouth-to-mouth) In ancient times, word of mouth was the only form of communication.

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The Pros and Cons of Resilience

helloFUTURE

If the Coronavirus has taught us anything, its that life IS change. If that’s true, how does planning work if you could be deeply affected by the next Black Swan? I firmly believe that there are two ways in which to run your life and business. You can either: Plan everything out to the Nth… The post The Pros and Cons of Resilience appeared first on hellofuture.

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib

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The Circularity dilemma. If you move, you fail. If you stand still, you fail.

Innovation Excellence

The current Covid-19 situation will not change anything. Let me clarify. The big strategic shifts that Branding needs to embrace are not different vs. the pre Covid-19 era. The must-do is known: be transparent; be circular; be sustainable. Brands have individual and social responsibilities, like all of us do. We please our needs, while respecting.

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Finding Game-Changing Innovations

Yet2

“There is a cost to standing still; there is a cost to doing nothing,” said Gavin McClafferty , open innovation lead, Subsea 7 at last year’s Innovation Roundtable in Copenhagen. Gavin, along with yet2 CEO Tim Bernstein , shared their insights in “Finding Game-Changing Innovations.”. Subsea 7’s open innovation initiative has a mission to create value through innovation & technology, and to specifically find and foster solutions that reduce CAPEX costs related to sub-sea field development, in

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How Can You Use Gamification to Boost Innovation?

Innovation Excellence

Gamification can help at different phases in the innovation process. Companies are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of gamification. It promotes disinhibition, reduces prejudice, encourages cross-disciplinary teamwork and co-creation, helps groups with very different profiles to speak the same language and achieves a level of engagement that drives participants to go one step further.

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Coronavirus: could this global crisis be the end of the office as we know it?

mjvinnovation

Situations ranging from lockdowns , to panic buying , to massive flight cancellations are happening at an alarming rate due to the prospect of a pandemic. The virus which originated in Wuhan, China is unquestionably having an impact on people’s lives and not just from a health and safety perspective. The infection is also affecting work-life and business development.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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Open Innovation: co-creation, and intrapreneurship

Innovation Excellence

Nicholas Ind is Associate Professor at the Oslo School of Management and a partner in Equilibrium Consulting. Previously he ran Icon Medialab’s brand consultancy arm in Sweden. Before he joined Icon, Nicholas had his own branding consultancy in the UK, was a director of a design group and was an account director in an advertising agency. Nicholas is the author of 11 books.

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Aiming for a Future-Fit Strategy

Cris Beswick

“Not all innovations are created equal.” That comment from Jacquelyn Pless headlined an article outlining the MIT Sloan approach to innovation strategy. [1] As it describes three foundations for delivering an effective strategy, the report makes it clear that innovation is a process that requires management and measurement to be successful. The idea of successful … Continued.

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The Circularity dilemma. If you move, you fail. If you stand still, you fail.

Innovation Excellence

The current Covid-19 situation will not change anything. Let me clarify. The big strategic shifts that Branding needs to embrace are not different vs. the pre Covid-19 era. The must-do is known: be transparent; be circular; be sustainable. Brands have individual and social responsibilities, like all of us do. We please our needs, while respecting the planet.

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#1,630 – 12 Monkeys and the Science of Pandemic Entertainment

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Something weird is happening. As COVID-19 spreads and our fears mount we all seem to be doing the same thing: running towards the abyss, not away from it. Drawn to consuming all manner of pandemic related content, not just news broadcasts. As Wired puts it, “ Open Twitter and you’ll likely see people talking about Contagion , Outbreak , and The Andromeda Strain.

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How Personalized Customer Experiences Drive Retail Growth and Revenue

Speaker: Shaunna Bruton - Associate Director of Product Strategy at Orium | Sam Panzer - Director of Industry Strategy at Talon.One | Frank Passantino - Director of Product Management at Bloomreach

More and more, customers are expecting a better personalized CX. But can retailers actually deliver? Data from McKinsey shows that companies that excel in personalization increase their revenue by 40%, but despite these numbers, retailers struggle to implement customer personalization strategies. So what are the potential solutions? Join us to gain a better understanding of the current retail landscape and learn what you can do to translate personalization strategies into practical implementatio

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To innovate or not to innovate. An age-old conundrum in the new pandemic normal.

Innovation Excellence

When Katie Kostek and her team first put together a virtual retirement education program in 2019, it was one of the first of its kind and soon became one of the more sought out education programs in the roster. Fast forward to 2020, with the pandemic, demand soared through the roof. So what does one do when innovation becomes par for the course in the new virtual & remote normal?

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Responding to Covid-19: The Next Normal

InnovationLabs

Prelude As the tragedy of Covid-19 continues, the images above and below depict utterly bizarre realities about today’s economy in an astonishing juxtaposition. Look closely below and notice that as CNBC’s Jim Cramer celebrates the “The Dow’s Best Week Since 1938,” he seems entirely unaware that streaming across the screen below his face is […].

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Five Tips For Changing Careers

The Human Factor

Have you ever considered what life could look like for you if you changed what you did? So, instead of going to the receptionist job every single day, you headed onto a plane to travel for a meeting as an interpreter. What if you swapped your stagnant desk job and trained to be a personal trainer? There are so many different jobs that you could be doing in the world that sometimes, a change is absolutely necessary.

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