Tue.Jul 07, 2020

Serial innovation: the secret behind the most innovative companies


It goes without saying that a company’s ability to innovate is tied to its performance. But what does it take to outperform in the long term? This is the question set out in the Boston Consulting Group’s latest report, which ranks the world’s most innovative companies in 2020.

Innovate Your Customer Experience to Drive Business Growth in Uncertain Times


When disaster strikes, be it social, economic, or otherwise, it leaves customers uneasy and in need of simplicity, ease-of-use, and speed. Customer experience can make a difference not just when times are unsettled, but for the long haul.

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SME Innovation: 10 Priorities for Support Post-COVID-19 


Post-pandemic, public bodies must restructure SME support systems for long-term growth with well-functioning innovation systems with the right balance of instruments. The post SME Innovation: 10 Priorities for Support Post-COVID-19 appeared first on InnovationManagement.

How To Fix Twitter's Business Model


Recently, social media platforms have been heavily criticized for perpetuating false and misleading information. We wanted to dig deeper and understand why. Currently, the business model of these platforms is based on advertising revenue, which is all about engagement.

IT and Innovation

The Future Shapers

In the ever-changing world of IT, it is challenging to create and maintain innovation activities.

What to Do About Disengaged Employees


While definitions of “ employee engagement ” abound, they all come back to an employee’s emotional and psychological investment in their work. When employees are engaged, they are willing and able to contribute to the company’s success.

Effective Non-Contact Innovation


As of Thursday the 18th of June, our first online Union went live! We had three excellent speakers, two rounds of breakout rooms, and one platform via which many parts of the world were represented and connected.

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Tips for Intellectual Property Alerts


As your organization’s researchers innovate, your intellectual property (IP) portfolio exponentially grows over time. However, that does not always mean that the number of staff members in your TTO grows alongside it.

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Leveling Up Customer Empathy at Fitbit & More

Innovation Leader

How can teams use empathy to understand their customers? Irina Kozlovskaya, Director of Industrial Design at Fitbit, shares how her team uses empathy to design better products

The post-normal world: what future will you chose to build


It is too early to be absolutely sure but, as researchers and innovators, our duty is to seek solutions and understand how they will help us going forward. The following is an overview of what the post-normal scenario will be like. Drivers of change in a developing new world.

#1,776 – Space Week: NASA’s PULSE Necklace

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A while back I wrote about an anti-face touching wearable that a 14 year old student in India had created to help prevent people from touching their face, a practice that one should avoid doing so as to not spread the coronavirus from their hands to their mouths/nose.

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Establishing Your Company Within Its Field

The Human Factor

source. We start our businesses for different reasons. Every company’s founder has their own story behind them and a tale to tell about why they started up the business that they now run for a living.

#1,775 – Space Week: Air Purifying Billboards

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Bringing Your Team Together Is Essential

The Human Factor

source. In a time of great cultural division and societal challenge, it can often seem more difficult to run a business than ever. We would not blame you for that kind of thinking.

#1,774 – Space Week: Moon Toilet

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

NASA has come forth with a call for arms to help them solve a pressing design challenge: how to build a toilet for the Moon.

How Safe Are Your Team, Really?

The Human Factor

Your ideas, your insights and your inspiration are what make your business what it is… but make no mistake. Your employees are a huge part of what makes your business great. After all, they’re the ones embodying the values and ideals upon which your brand was built.

#1,777 – Space Week: Space Hiking

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Before I moved to Arizona I had never been hiking in my entire life. I honestly didn’t even know that hiking was a thing that you could do in Arizona when I moved there! But my how things have changed.

Essential Summer Reading List

Michael Roberto

Source: Getty Images Thank you to Jack McCullough, founder and president of the CFO Leadership Council, for including my book, Unlocking Creativity, on his list of essential summer reading. McCullough's complete list may be found in this Forbes article published last week. Unlocking Creativity

#1,778 – Space Week: Star Song

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I don’t know the first thing about music. In fact, it it wasn’t mentioned in School of Rock I’ve probably never even heard of it. If you want further evidence consider the following…I listen to Christian Rock even though I’m not religious.