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Idea to Value

My vacuum cleaner sucked, badly. By which I mean, it hardly sucked at all anymore. Years ago when I bought it, it was amazingly strong and picked up everything. Now it could hardly pick up crumbs. Over the years, performance just dropped over time.

Use “Calculated Optimism”? for More Strategic Decisions


Harvard Research Suggests Pessimism Is Bad for Business. Replace pessimism with “calculated optimism” for better decision-making.

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Re-Thinking For A New Age

The Future Shapers

In our last thought piece , we explored the theory that, rather than living in a world where everyone hates to fail, why not adopt a rethink-respond- regroup pattern. This way, we can experience failure as an opportunity for change, unlearning, and re-thinking.

5 Innovation Lessons from the Backstory of


In 1998, Chuck Templeton started a company called I went to high school with Chuck. We discussed the business plan which included providing recipes, food critic review, and much more. He eventually honed the scope and changed the name to OpenTable.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Emerging Trends in Design Thinking Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

Emerging Trends in Design Thinking Innovation.

Use Leading and Lagging Indicators to Drive Your Business Forward


You get what you measure, so make sure you’re tracking the right things. I’ve seen a lot of organizations create strategies, programs, and projects focused on optimizing operations, streamlining processes, and driving innovation.

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Ideation Activities, Exercises and Templates (from Miro)

These top ideation activity templates from Miro can be used when working remotely or in the same room. Whether you are working together in person or remotely, design thinking software tools such as Miro can help make the innovation process easier than ever.

(Preparing For) A Failure of Imagination

Phil McKinney

With organizational failures, the imagination is often at fault. We can't imagine things going wrong, so we don't plan for them. Organizations can't imagine that their employees would do something unethical, so they don't have policies in place to prevent it.

Innovation Accounting – The Second System

IM Insights

About the Episode. Elijah Eilert is talking to Esther Gons , author of the Innovation Accounting Book , about the importance of having innovation accounting established as a second system within large organisations.

Innovation Accelerator


Accelerate Innovation from the Front end to the Back end to Drive Industry Disruption. How do you keep the momentum of innovation solutions in your business?

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

When to Use Both OI Portals & Proactive Scouting


As providers of both Proactive Technology Scouting services and Open Innovation Portals, we often get asked when to use each approach. In this series, W e highlight some of the benefits of using each and explore the non-obvious synergies.

Qmarkets recognized as Leader in the 2022 IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Retail Innovation Management Platforms


TEL-AVIV, April 26 th , 2022. Qmarkets was recently named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Retail Innovation Management Platforms 2022 Vendor Assessment (doc #US47455321, April 2022). According to an IDC press release (“ New IDC MarketScape Evaluates Worldwide Retail Innovation Management Platforms Specialty Software Providers “) the MarketScape report evaluates the capabilities and strategies of 10 global innovation management software providers.

Zoom, Teams: Why Not Innovate Mindfully and With More Impact?

Linda Bernardi

In March of 2020, the world changed. Within days, one of the largest digital evolutions happened, globally! Tens of millions of people around the world, at the same time, reverted to virtual communications, instead of in person. Digital became the norm; Zoom and Microsoft Teams exploded.

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