Mon.Oct 07, 2019

What Pundits Predicting the Future Always Seem to Get Wrong

Innovation Excellence

Peter Thiel likes to point out that we wanted flying cars, but got 140 characters instead. He’s only partly right. For decades futuristic visions showed everyday families zipping around in flying cars and it’s true that even today we’re still stuck on the ground.

Five Innovation Workshop Questions

InnovationManagement

There are a lot of best practices that we recommend to our customers: start with the end in mind, adopt criteria to drive ideation, use at least seven channels to communicate with your end user, respond to ideas with positive feedback and questions.

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How Royal Caribbean is Deploying New Technologies

Innovation Leader

We go inside Royal Caribbean’s innovation lab in Miami and on board their ship, Navigator of the Seas, to see the company’s digital transformation in action

Are Petrol Stations the Future of Starbucks?

Innovation Excellence

Recently the Seattle Times published an article from the Washington Post highlighting a gas station in Maryland that has made the bold move of turning off its gas pumps and installing electric charging stations in their place.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

What people still don’t understand about culture and how to change it.

The Future Shapers

Building a culture of innovation is one of the most important tasks in an organisation serious about getting innovation right. With so much advice out there and a myriad of departure points, what are the main things leaders really need to be aware of to get it right?

We Can No Longer Live Our Lives Without Augmentation

helloFUTURE

We’ve nearly reached the point – or have passed the point in some cases, where we can no longer operate without augmentation. When was the last time you took a break from looking at your phone or disconnecting from social media?

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Pursue Independence and Fulfillment Instead of Happiness

Tullio Siragusa

Pursue Independence and Fulfillment Instead of Happiness. According to studies and research it has been proven that being dependent can lead to situations which could affect one’s psychological well-being. For example, as a young adult sharing an apartment with your parents you will experience less privacy, and will often be obligated to follow certain rules, and accept decisions which may not be well-aligned with your life’s plan.

Human-Centered Design Workshops

InnovationTraining.org

Find out what a human-centered design workshop encompasses and when your organization may benefit from a training here. Human-centered design is an up-and-coming innovation framework that essentially works as an extension of the design thinking process.

The fast track to a life well lived is feeling grateful

Rmukesh Gupta

For the Ancient Greeks, virtue wasn’t a goal in and of itself, but rather a route to a life well lived. By being honest and generous, embodying diligence and fortitude, showing restraint and kindness, a person would flourish – coming to live a life filled with meaning and finding an enduring, as opposed to ephemeral, happiness. Today, that view hasn’t much changed.