Mon.Sep 09, 2019

What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators


Numerous organizations run crowdsourced innovation programs, because companies can find better new ideas and take action on those ideas faster. This process allows companies to set a challenge and gather ideas from hundreds, thousands, or hundreds of thousands of participants.

How Tiffany & Co. is Turning Prototypes into Products Faster

Innovation Leader

The legendary jewelry-maker Tiffany & Co. dates back to 1837. A new Jewelry Design & Innovation Workshop is changing how the company creates products

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Innovation Culture: What Is It And How Can Employers Create It?

Any business that won’t try new things will soon start to get stale, and the staleness will rapidly spread to affect every aspect of the company. It’ll become a malaise dragging everyone down — even if they can’t say exactly what’s wrong, they’ll feel it sapping their enthusiasm.

Entering its Fourth Cohort, TERRA Food + AgTech Accelerator Builds on Success to Tackle Food and Packaging Waste, Food Safety, and More


corporate innovation services blog TERRA Food + Ag food and agriculture accelerator

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Testing Your Business Model

Innovation Excellence

Sometimes we get caught up in the details when we should be working on the foundation. Here’s a rule: If the underlying foundation is not secure, don’t bother working on anything else.

The 5 stages of future thinking

The Future Shapers

Stage 1 – Visual thinking. Future thinking starts with a ‘I have a dream (King, 1963). This quote points out stage one, visualisation thinking. A dream starts with chaos ending in a clear imagination.

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How a Summer Office benefits our company

Board of Innovation

For the second year running, our whole team packed up their Sharpies and Moleskines and ventured to the South of France for our temporary summer office. We rented a complete glampsite and turned it into a remote workspace for an entire week. Why we did it.

Self-Acceptance Will Supercharge Your Life

Tullio Siragusa

Self-Acceptance Will Supercharge Your Life. For a long time, society has demanded that we show up as good people. Do the right things and practice Godliness. The facts are that this has turned out to be an impossible expectation to fulfill. Not because we can’t be good people, and do the right things, it’s because the edict doesn’t give license to vulnerably reveal the darkness in the way of achieving the goal of being a good person.

Three Symptoms You may Lack Strategic Focus (and what to do about it!)

Focused Momentum

A constant in strategic management is the need to respond quickly to perceived threats or potential opportunities. More than ever before, the speed of decision-making is as important as the decision itself. Strategic Focus Strategic Management

Cost Differentiators: Resource Dodgers - Harness the Power of Idle Assets

Strategyzer Innovation

In our upcoming book, The Invincible Company , we investigate a series of business model mechanics that have propelled companies to success. Books Case Studies

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

What is IIoT? Industrial IoT and how it can help your business


ARTICLES & RESOURCES. What is IIoT? How Industrial IoT can Help your Business. by Taivara , Technology Innovation. What is IIoT? IIoT stands for Industrial IoT or Industrial Internet of Things.

The Labyrinth of Innovation Death

Gregg Fraley

The Classic Pitfalls of Innovation. Mandates, Training, Process, Talent, Conflict, Risk. Where Have Your Initiatives Failed? Innovation programs are like a labyrinth designed to have you lose your way — and die!

Technology Radar: Your Go-to Platform for Technology Management


THE WHAT. A Technology Radar maps the technology direction of an organization; the identified, selected and evaluated technologies can serve as threats or opportunities for the future of the company.

Huge Home Business Mistakes To Avoid

The Human Factor

contributed post –. Starting a home-based business definitely has its benefits. It provides great flexibility, allowing a work-life balance most of us crave. However, there are difficulties to contend with too.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Overcome “Lean Startup” Hurdles in Big Businesses


The IRI conference attracts Leaders in Innovation from all over the globe to talk about everything R&D. While these companies span a wide variety of industries, many innovators were seeking solutions to similar problems.


Lessening Your Business Impact On The Environment

The Human Factor

contributed post –. source. It’s important to consider how your business impacts the environment, and how you can apply very realistic methods to reduce your measurements and come out with better standards.

Infographic – Banking Darwinism


In a scenario of many changes, adaptability is a decisive factor in bank survive. That’s why we came here to bring up a hot topic these days: Banking Darwinism. Did you like our infographic?

Success Is A Mindset: Making A Profit From Freelancing

The Human Factor

contributed post –. Anybody can become a freelancer in 2019. It’s easy. All you need is a laptop and an internet connection to start your own business in the modern world. What’s hard is actually being successful.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

3 Myths About Managed IT Services, Debunked

The Human Factor

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