Wed.Jun 12, 2024

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How would YOU improve chess?

Idea to Value

Imagine this. You work for a board game manufacturer, and you have been asked to improve the sales of your chess games. They have been slowly falling over the past few years and your boss has asked you to come up with innovative solutions to make it more appealing and increase sales. How would you approach this innovation challenge? A lot of people might begin thinking that innovation means finding ways to “improve” the product.

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Face Your Fear of Becoming Obsolete

Harvard Business Review

Professionals across the career spectrum have moments where they fear they’re already obsolete, or becoming so. Different than the occasional bout of self-doubt, fearing obsolescence means we fundamentally question our professional significance. When we over-indulge the fear, it creates cognitive distortions of ourselves, others, and our environment that can bring us to the worst versions of ourselves.

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Designing Organizational Change and Transformation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Stefan Lindegaard Over 40% of organizations report that change fatigue is their biggest barrier to organizational change. To combat this, we need to approach change processes from another perspective: a human-centered perspective. It’s not just about adapting to what’s normal and settling into a routine; it’s about constant change.

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3 Ways to Compassionately Hold Your Team Accountable

Harvard Business Review

Why are some teams more successful than others when it comes to meeting deadlines, hitting targets, and growing revenues? Researchers at the NeuroLeadership Institute looked at the cognitive processes associated with leaders who cultivate accountability on their teams. They identified three distinct habits practiced by these leaders: They think ahead, obsess about commitments, and anchor on solutions.

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Demystifying DAPs: A Practical Guide to Digital Adoption Success

Speaker: Pulkit Agrawal

Digital Adoption Platforms (DAPs) are revolutionizing the way organizations interact with and optimize their software applications. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, DAPs have become essential tools for enhancing user engagement and software efficiency. This session is your guide into the robust world of DAPs, exploring their origins, evolution, and the current trends shaping their development.

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How a Lean Transformation and Framework Facilitate Innovative Business Strategies

Kainexus

In an era where efficiency and agility are paramount, Lean business transformation has emerged as a pivotal strategy for organizations aiming to streamline operations and enhance value creation. By adopting Lean principles, companies can significantly reduce costs, improve quality, and accelerate time-to-market. In today's dynamic business environment, the Lean method is prized for its adaptability across various industries, from manufacturing to services, and its ability to ensure that business

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How Gen AI Can Make Work More Fulfilling

Harvard Business Review

Research by BCG shows that workers who spend too many hours on tasks they dislike (“toil”) are at risk for quitting, and employees who spend sufficient time on work that creates joy are less of a flight risk. A study of the consulting firm’s administrative employees demonstrates how they can use AI to reduce time spent on toil and increase time on joy-creating tasks.

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How Booking.com Sustains a Culture of Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Testing, experimentation, and even failure are at the heart of what they do.

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Living in a changing world, embracing Partner Ecosystems

Ecosystems4Innovating

copyright SIA Partners, with permission on Partner Ecosystems I have entered into a collaborative partnership with SIA Partners on Partner Ecosystems. Combining expertise, connections, methodologies, capabilities, and client work in advising, mentoring, and consulting is exciting; in offering some genuinely unique IP methodology in concept designs, research, and industry and institution connections, a compelling service offering is emerging.

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How GitLab Leads Its Fully Remote Workforce

Harvard Business Review

To get remote work right, start with your recruiting and onboarding.

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Book Publishing Resources I’ve Compiled After Publishing Seven Books

Stephen Shapiro

How can you get your book done and published? My seventh book will be published in less than a week. During a conversation with a friend, I reflected on some of the tools and resources I used to get them done. Here is a list you might find helpful… BOOKS: Write a Must Read by AJ Harper is probably the best book on book writing. I HIGHLY recommend it.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Video Quick Take: Balancing AI-Driven Innovation With Data Responsibility - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM NVIDIA

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor Content from NVIDIA.

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