Mon.Mar 18, 2019

Why You Need An Innovation Coach

Inceodia

Today, organizations routinely ask their people for innovation, and then prevent it from happening. Costa Michailidis, Co-Founder of Innovation Bound. Tweet. You’ve gone through training or read about things like design thinking and lean startup. Now you’re ready to innovate with your team. But somehow the project doesn’t go as smoothly as the exercises and cases studies you read through.

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5 Ways To Use Generalists Inside Your Organization

Game-Changer

Most organizations don’t know what to do with Generalists. Which begs the question: How do you use Generalists inside your organization? First, let’s define the difference between specialists and generalists. Specialists are subject matter experts, with a deep well of knowledge on a specific topic. Generalists, have expertise and experience in several different areas.

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How To Prepare Your Organization For Innovation

Innovation Excellence

In 1919, Mahatma Gandhi initiated a campaign of civil disobedience, including the sale of banned literature, fasting, prayer and work stoppages, to protest the oppressive Rowlatt Acts the British had recently passed. These were an immediate success, but soon turned disastrous and ultimately ended with the massacre at Amritsar. He would later call this his Himalayan. Innovation

Podcast S2E33: Efosa Ojomo – How to fix the Prosperity Paradox

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Efosa Ojomo, co-author of the new book The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty , along with Professor Clayton Christensen and Karen Dillon. We speak about why charity isn’t the most effective way to help countries develop, what most governments and policy makers get wrong about how to help drive prosperity in developing nations, and how these lessons can be applied to your business.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

The Travel & Hospitality Industry is Being Disrupted, Again.

Leapfrogging

Airbnb disrupted hotels. Now big travel and hospitality companies are going after the next disruptive innovation themselves before getting blindsided yet again. If you’ve followed my Inc.com column , you know I work with both big companies and start-ups around the world. My research, consulting and speaking give me a glimpse into the fledgling trends and upstarts that will one day become tomorrow’s business behemoths.

Who is affected by failed innovation projects?

Idea to Value

It is easy to talk about failure as a good thing in innovation projects. I have even talked about a simple way to reframe failure by thinking like a scientist. However, what about situations when it is not only you that is being impacted by the failure of a project or experiment? In today’s video above, I talk about the impact this has on why so many managers don’t want to take responsibility for innovation projects outside of their team.

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Inside the Mind of Clay Christensen

Innovation Leader

How do Clay Christensen’s ideas apply in 2019? Innovation Leader’s Scott Kirsner discusses his coverage of Christensen. Clips from interviews with Christensen are played throughout

5 Principles of a High Reliability Organization (HRO)

Kainexus

A high-reliability organization (HRO) is an organization that has succeeded in avoiding catastrophes despite a high level of risk and complexity. Specific examples that have been studied, most famously by researchers Karl Weick and Kathleen Sutcliffe , include nuclear power plants, air traffic control systems, and naval aircraft carriers. Recently healthcare organizations have moved to adopt the HRO mindset as well. In each case, even a minor error could have catastrophic consequences.

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How Peloton Uses Consumer Insights To Drive Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Peloton is the exercise company currently taking the fitness world by storm. The company’s sleek $2200 stationary bikes enable busy professionals to exercise at home, at any hour of the day or night. But that’s not what’s giving the $4 billion unicorn startup so much forward momentum right now. Peloton’s magic formula turns out to be. Innovation Consumer Behavior peloton

7 examples of how companies can gain from customer insights

Board of Innovation

Empathy interviews and market research are all well and good. But it's really when you walk a mile in your customer's shoes that you strike gold. Here are some examples of how companies can and have gained from investing in more than just face time with their customer. The post 7 examples of how companies can gain from customer insights appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise customer insights design sprint design thinking Empathy interviews

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

3 Innovative Recruitment Techniques

InnovationManagement

It is likely that sooner or later (or even perhaps now) your business is going to be trying to fill an opening for a great job with an even greater candidate. For better or worse, there are a lot of great jobs out there, and it can be challenging for potential employees to find and apply to everything. This is exactly where human resources recruitment professionals can make a huge difference. Strategies

The Case For Humanities In The Era Of AI, Automation, And Technology

Faisal Hoque

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution advances, virtually all job openings will emphasize judgment and decision-making and an ability to manage people and resources. The post The Case For Humanities In The Era Of AI, Automation, And Technology appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author.

Why Some Ideas Never Get Heard!

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: I have been reading and writing about ideas and how ideas spread and the role they play in innovation. However, there was a question that almost always bothered me – Why some ideas, despite being great ideas, never got the traction they deserved, both within an organisation and in the marketplace. The answer to this question was provided by Nilofer Merchant in her TEDx talk that she shared on her blog.

The Future of Work Is Purpose Driven

Tullio Siragusa

The Future of Work Is Purpose Driven. Customer experience has become a top focus in recent years for most companies. It’s no longer a build it and they will come world. Consumers want memorable experiences. How people relate with the world around them can have significant implications on how a company serves them. With the volume and different types of data we have available today companies can run more sophisticated analysis in more granular ways.

How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

8 Critical Success Factors for Idea Management

Viima

We’ve recently written quite an extensive post about idea management , its definition, processes, strategy and metrics, and scratched the surface of the factors that make idea management successful. Idea Management Ideation

The Future of Work Is Purpose Driven

Tullio Siragusa

The Future of Work Is Purpose Driven. Customer experience has become a top focus in recent years for most companies. It’s no longer a build it and they will come world. Consumers want memorable experiences. How people relate with the world around them can have significant implications on how a company serves them. With the volume and different types of data we have available today companies can run more sophisticated analysis in more granular ways.

The Power of Framing

Rmukesh Gupta

If you were offered $5 today versus $10 in a month, what would you prefer? This is the exact question that was asked in a psychological experiment, which has been repeated multiple times by different experimenters and it looks like most of the people who participate in the experiment tend to choose option 1, i.e., $5 today over the $10 in a month.

Are Our Souls on Treadmills??

Mills Scofield

This academic year the cost of putting kids on treadmills from Pre-K onward is slapping me in the face through the students I mentor. I’ve seen students’ stress, anxiety and depression increasing over the past few years but not with the exponential leap I’ve seen this year. The current revelation of college admissions scandals and the plethora of recent articles on student’s anxiety and pressure over academic & social success reinforce what so many of us know and see every day.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

The Case For Humanities In The Era Of AI, Automation, And Technology

Faisal Hoque

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution advances, virtually all job openings will emphasize judgment and decision-making and an ability to manage people and resources. The post The Case For Humanities In The Era Of AI, Automation, And Technology appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author.

7 examples of how companies can gain from customer insights

Board of Innovation

Empathy interviews and market research are all well and good. But it's really when you walk a mile in your customer's shoes that you strike gold. Here are some examples of how companies can and have gained from investing in more than just face time with their customer. The post 7 examples of how companies can gain from customer insights appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise

Open Air Solutions for India’s Pollution Problem

IdeaConnection

The development of an efficient rechargeable electric bicycle with a novel mechanical power transmission mechanism

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10 innovative FinTech business models

Board of Innovation

From opening accounts to insurance underwriting and credit profiling, FinTech startups are piggybacking on the various services of traditional banks and flipping the conventional business models in the financial industry. The post 10 innovative FinTech business models appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration Expertise

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

#1,476 – Ideaism

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

“In many ways we have reached the fulcrum of the future. A critical point in time where our collective actions will determine whether we continue to progress forward or suddenly move backwards. To reach our full potential we need new ways of thinking that make sense of the complexity of modern day life and improve our technological literacy. A fresh new approach that can guide us towards a better tomorrow. In short, what we need, now more than ever, is Ideaism.