Wed.Sep 22, 2021

A True Smart Home Is a Water-Efficient Home

Business and Tech

Making your home more water efficient is an impactful way to live more sustainably without even thinking about it. As the Earth’s temperature becomes warmer with climate change, the greater the need for freshwater.

What are you actually working for?

Idea to Value

Let me tell you a story. On my recent trip to Greece, I had a discussion with my taxi driver which put into perspective how different people consider different things as valuable.

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What Makes a Home Truly Smart?

Business and Tech

Today, a smart home means a more convenient life. But what could be more convenient than protecting homes from avoidable damage? Julie Shiyou-Woodard President and CEO, Smart Home America. Too many homes are vulnerable to floods, tornadoes, and hurricanes.

IdeaScale Podcast – How Global Packaging Corporation Winpak Uses Shark Tank-like Practices and IdeaScale to Innovate


Overview: On the Ideascale Nation podcast , we talk with Manuel Moreno, Corporate Director of Innovation at Winpak. As a global packaging company constantly in need of ideas, Winpak developed 25hundred Innovators, which reduced the challenges of geography and language. The Challenge.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

What to Know to Enhance Your Home Cinema Experience

Business and Tech

Wireless technology, which is increasingly appealing to homeowners, opens the door to enjoying flawless, uncomplicated audio and entertainment. Tony Ostrom President, Wireless Speaker & Audio Association.

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Where Successful Innovation Lives


It’s not enough to say: “innovation lives everywhere across our organization” or “it’s everybody’s job to innovate around here”. Business Strategy

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The Tenets of Process Thinking in Operations Management


James Womack and Dan Jones are the founders of the Lean Enterprise Institute and the Lean Enterprise Academy (UK), respectively. Their book, Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation , is considered by some to be the bible of Lean manufacturing.

New Audio Technology That’s Changing the Game

Business and Tech

Audra Gold, co-founder and CEO of Vurbl Media, shares her thoughts on how new technological advancements are changing audio experiences. Audra Gold Co-Founder and CEO, Vurbl Media. Why should consumers innovate their audio experiences with the latest technology?

The US Coast Guard and Rapid Adaptation: “There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Textbook Hurricane’ or a ‘Standard Oil Spill'”


From recognizing innovators, to empowering your team at every level, to developing innovation outposts, the US Coast Guard are experts in innovation and idea management. Learn more in this podcast interview.

How to Secure Your Home When You Return to the Office

Business and Tech

With people returning to the office to work — and leaving their homes empty during the day — security is more important than ever. International security expert Richard Soloway, who founded NAPCO Security , shares tips on how to protect your home, your family, and your valuables.

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Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

A Future Shaper Investigation: Response – The real winners of the Future Fund

The Future Shapers

The UK Government’s Future Fund, albeit through an intermediary the British Business Bank, is investing in a strange array of firms. .

Tiffany Brooks Talks the Future of Smart Home Design

Business and Tech

Tiffany Brooks, interior designer and television personality known for winning HGTV’s “ Design Star ,” shares her tips on how to integrate smart technology into your home. What are the benefits of making your home a smart home? There are a ton of benefits in making your home to a smart home.

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Experience Thinking – The Next Evolution for Design Thinking

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Anthony Mills Prologue Design Thinking is an incredibly powerful way to approach the design of just about anything that involves an interaction with people (or other intelligent creatures). Its underlying philosophy of Human Centered Design requires that … Continue reading → Design Innovation Design Thinking Experience Design Experience Thinking

How Alexa Built-In Devices Are Helping Families Enjoy More Quality Time

Business and Tech

Alexa Built-in Devices are helping families get the most out of the time they spend together, and stay connected when they have to be apart. Our lives are busier and more hectic than ever, and while people are at home more often, it seems like families are spending less quality time together.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Strategy Framework: How to successfully execute your strategy

Cascade Strategy

Although the percentages of failed strategic initiatives vary, there are studies that show them reaching as high as 90% percent. To be honest, we are more optimistic about the real number, but there is an undeniable problem in the execution of strategies

Chrishell Stause on Designing the Smart Home of Your Dreams

Business and Tech

Actress and real estate agent Chrishell Stause gives her advice on creating a smart home that is personalized and budget-friendly. Given how many homes you have toured in your career, what are the best smart devices that you have seen?

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Strategy Framework: How to foster a growth culture

Cascade Strategy

Organizations that value their people and prioritize increasing their work engagement enjoy 81% lower absenteeism and 58% fewer safety incidents

With Smart Appliances, You Can Earn Back Time With Your Family

Business and Tech

In today’s world of hustle and bustle, with parents and children always on the run, family time has become limited. Luckily, new technology in appliances can help you manage and schedule that time together with family.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Strategy Framework: How to assess the performance of your strategy

Cascade Strategy

Strategy is a living process. Organizations that are adaptive in their strategic plan are 79% more likely to have set up metrics and systems that enable quick evaluation of their strategy

Top 5 Tips for Creating a Great Home Office

Business and Tech

The home office has taken on a much more important role since the pandemic began and will continue to be a crucial element of work and communication. Josh Christian CEO, Home Technology Association. With the home’s new role as a workspace, it is vital to build an environment of professionalism.

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Strategy Framework: How to refine your strategy & accelerate teams

Cascade Strategy

Adaptive companies are growing more than 300% above their industry average. They go beyond assessing their strategy’s performance and make sure they make the necessary adjustments quickly

Strategy Framework: How to create a strategic plan

Cascade Strategy

Benjamin Franklin has been credited with the famous quote, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Planning your strategy in business affects 80% of the profits and, in some cases, is the difference between survival and bankruptcy

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Digital Transformation Strategy: What Most Strategies Ignore

Cascade Strategy

Digital transformation strategies aim at converting organizations, their assets, and their processes to a digital environment as easily and holistically as possible. However, they rarely include a plan to carry out a digital transformation of their strategy; to digitize their strategic processes.