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How to test whether your innovation strategy is socially responsible

Board of Innovation

Design an innovation strategy that takes sustainability, social impact, and integrity into account using our new tool and revised innovation sweet spot. The post How to test whether your innovation strategy is socially responsible appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise

3 Signs An Organization Isn’t Ready To Change


Any talk about innovation inside organizations is mostly just that; talk. Because just like any individual that wants to make a change in his / her life, actually taking that step requires some reflection and clarity as to what you have to do to change; and you actually have to want to change. And it isn’t easy; because you have to change your habits. In the world of business, organizations fail because they miss the future.

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Capabilities and Leadership Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Innovation 360 Group

Global manufacturing executives rank “skilled talent” as their #1 competitive differentiator. When it comes to innovation, building capabilities and applying the right leadership style give top performing manufacturers the edge over skills-focused peers.

Podcast S2E39: Bem Le Hunte – How we need to innovate our university education system

Idea to Value

In today’s episode, we speak with Bem Le Hunte about her interesting new university curriculum designed to enhance the creativity and innovativeness of her students.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Webinar to Highlight Best Practices from NASA’s Internal Crowdsourcing Journey


Internal crowdsourcing can change how you do business.?. As a leader within your organization, you want to take every opportunity to foment an atmosphere in which an open exchange of ideas can take place, where people can give opinions without fear of retribution or ridicule.

Join Me at Innovation Leader’s IMPACT 2019 in San Francisco

Braden Kelley

Want to find out how to learn fast instead of failing fast? Join me in San Francisco, CA next month – October 22-24, 2019 at Innovation Leader’s IMPACT 2019, their annual conference where innovation leaders from organizations around the world … Continue reading → Change Design Innovation Training

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Here’s How We’re Killing Innovation In America

Innovation Excellence

Throughout America’s history, technological innovation has been key to security and prosperity. Whether it was through entrepreneurs like Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Thomas Watson, or government programs like the Manhattan Project, the Apollo Program and the Human Genome Project, The United States has been on the cutting edge. Today, as we enter a new. education Health/Healthcare Innovation

How Industry 4.0 inspires the packaging industry in three dimensions

Lead Innovation

The smart factory can do a lot. For example, to produce an individual product tailored to the customer's needs at the price of a mass product. The prerequisite for this is that machines and products are networked and can communicate with each other completely autonomously.

Dodging Meteor Strikes - Disruptive Trends That Will Change Everything!

Cascade Strategy

How do you dodge a meteor hurtling towards your job, team, business, organization, industry, or community? How do you craft your strategy beyond next week when so many things are changing all around you? Environmental Scanning engage conference

How do I digitize my innovation management?

Lead Innovation

Companies need innovations to remain in the market in the long term. IT-supported innovation management, which is based on innovation management software, can significantly increase the innovation potential of a company.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

8 Common Misconceptions About Design Thinking


Creating a culture of creativity is becoming a priority for organisations all across the globe, with 82% of companies believing that there is a strong connection between creativity and business results

Mistakes To Avoid When Moving Your Business Premises

The Human Factor

contributed post –. source. A successful business will experience many exciting times during its expansion. Among those will be moving your business premises. While this is a highly rewarding process, it can be a logistical nightmare too.

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#1,556 – ClearUP

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’m hesitant to call them migraines but I do get bad headaches. On a daily basis no less. The likely culprit: sinus pressure. An often overlooked ailment that is responsible for ruining people’s lives with infections, colds, and allergies along with the aforementioned debilitating headaches.

The Positive Mindsets Needed For Business Success

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. source. People often start out in business with the best of intentions, but some are undone by faulty mindsets. With thoughts and attitudes that are both unrealistic and self-defeating, they can fast-track themselves towards failure if they don’t alter the way they think.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

#1,555 – Mosquito Repelling Clothing

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The wonder material graphene is capable of some pretty amazing feats. It’s 200 times stronger than steel despite being a thousand times thinner than a piece of a paper. In fact, a single sheet of it is strong enough to support the weight of an elephant concentrated onto the tip of a pencil.

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3 Areas That You Should Consider When Opening A Retail Business

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. source. So, you have decided to enter the choppy waters of owning and running a retail business. You may have looked at the market and wondered whether you should even dip your toes in. There have been some massive shifts across the industry over the last couple of decades.

Why Get Your Business Valued

The Human Factor

contributed post –. source. Surely people only get their business valued if they want to sell it? Or take on shareholders? If you run a small business, it might not be something that you have ever considered.

Running a Medical Business? Here’s What You Need to Know

The Human Factor

contributed post –. C [link]. source. A business in the health industry is a way to make money while genuinely helping people- and with so many advancements in medicine and technology it makes for an exciting area to be involved in.

What Users Want: How and Why to Build Knowledge into Your Product

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Usage data allows PMs, the product team, and the whole organization to make better decisions. Good usage intelligence gives you the ability to be smarter, more active, more decisive, nimbler, and to minimize risk. But what if you don't have that data - such as before you have users? Or, what if the right decision seems to fly in the face of the data you have? Or, what if your product offers more than just the standard features? To get deeper into these questions, Nils Davis asks, "What is the most interesting thing about Instagram?" (Because who doesn't like a product that Facebook paid $1 billion for when it had fewer than 50 employees and no revenue?) Nils will use the example of Instagram’s Filters to talk about how putting prebuilt knowledge in your product can change the way your product is used for the better - putting you in the company of most market-leading products. Finally, he’ll tie it all together by explaining how the way you interpret and use usage data can impact the way your tell your product’s story, and ultimately, how your users use your product.