Thu.Jul 30, 2020

Taking Final Ideas to Market is the Hardest Part

Paul Hobcraft

It seems so simple doesn’t it – “bringing final ideas to market”. So easy to say, yet it does seem so very hard to achieve.

Podcast S4E71: Dan Toma – Innovation Accounting and Key Performance Metrics

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with author Dan Toma about the concept of Innovation accounting. Dan is the founder of Outcome and the co-author of the Corporate Startup.

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Western Power: A Principled Approach to Government Innovation


Australia’s Western Power sits in a unique place. One of its innovation hub’s leaders, Brendon Nicatee, describes it as “half public, half private.”

How To Measure Your Knowledge Management Performance


With a clear understanding of knowledge management success, executives can make more effective managerial decisions. The post How To Measure Your Knowledge Management Performance appeared first on InnovationManagement. Organization & Culture knowledge management knowledge management success

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

A Unique Thank You for Tech Scouting


How do you say thank you in business? Do you send a gift basket? Do you send a written thank you note? Do you just send an email? In our role as technology scouts, we get a lot of thank yous. Most of them come from clients for completing projects quickly and successfully.

Waterfall Coaching


There are many feelings and emotions that are triggered just from observing waterfalls. In nature, we associate them with speed, power, and beauty. With Lean, we often associate waterfalls with the concept of a continuous flow of people, materials, and information.


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Ethnography and applied anthropology for innovation, and branding with Selva Gaberscek (Labbrand)

Rapid Innovation in digital time

With Selva Gaberscek, we understand how ethnography and the understanding of imagineries builds the ground for meaningful innovation and branding. Creativity Innovation antropology ethnography in-process Labbrand Selva Gaberscek

The UNDO Button Part 7 of 7

Innovation 360 Group

Once you have gathered enough data from experiments, you can deploy a radically new tool for innovation management we call clustering, based on the technology the CIA used to. Blog Business Innovation CIA Clustering creativity Undo Wha-If What-If

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Upgrade Online Meetings: Why Do We Meet?

Innovation Leader

Exercise Length: 5 minutes

#1,837 – Leave The Big Four Alone!

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Yesterday I was in a lot of pain and it had nothing to do with the fact that I fell off my bike and may have broken my arm or torn an elbow ligament.

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11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

What Object Represents How You Work?

Innovation Leader

This exercise from our “Upgrade Your Online Meetings” workshop encourages participants to break out of the box and find a new format for facilitating online meetings.

The Key Steps For Starting A Cosmetics Business

The Human Factor

There are some industries that will always be profitable. While some businesses can come and go depending on the state of the economy, some seem to be more or less recession-proof. These are the industries that people value, the ones that offer something that’s important to the buyer.

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Upgrading Online Meetings: Doodling to Communicate

Innovation Leader

This exercise from our “Upgrade Your Online Meetings” workshop asks participants to reflect on how they have adapted to working remotely during COVID-19. In order to share there stories, she asks that attendees draw their experience.

New Old Ways To Market Your Biz

The Human Factor

Are you interested in exploring new ways to market your company? Upgrading your marketing tactics is a smart choice and will potentially help you reach more customers.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Upgrade Online Meetings: Virtual Whiteboarding

Innovation Leader

The final exercise from our “Upgrade Your Online Meetings” workshop teaches particpants how to make the most of the whiteboarding software Mural, and gives suggestions for redesiging work.

How Legal Professionals Can Make Money And Beat Stress

The Human Factor

The legal sector is one of the most stressed of any in the world. Professionals in the industry get fat paychecks, but they also have challenging jobs. No two cases are the same. And making it through the week without a major catastrophe is a victory. .


Adam Hartung

Strategic pivots can lead to success for agile companies. But, the pivot must be pointed at an unmet consumer need to increase growth. In the Whirlpool Innovation Leadership Marketing Strategy Trends bath iron works ibm kiodak pharmaceuticals pivot singer Trump

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Tips That Will Help You Improve Your Business in 2020

The Human Factor

Doing your best to run a successful business in 2020 is something that needs a lot of work and attention. There are a lot of things that will play a part in this, and it is so important to try to get this right as much as possible.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.