Wed.May 01, 2019

Pay Attention to Customer Experience to Unleash Impactful Innovation


The cost of consumer switching among retailers and other providers is estimated at $1.6 trillion. Yet 80% of “switchers” think their original provider could have done something to retain them.

This Small Startup Is Building The Tools That May Power The Quantum Era

Digital Tonto

"We could see the potential to one day do things that just weren't possible with digital computers, even the high performance systems we were working with." Related posts: IBM Is Building A Network. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Quantum Computing

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Uncomfortable Entrepreneurship Truth Nobody Wants to Talk About

Innovation Excellence

Entrepreneurship is a lonely journey filled with ups, downs, and a few directions you never knew existed. But is it your journey?

Health Technology Startups Changing the Landscape of Healthcare


Global health care spending is projected to reach $10.06 trillion by 2022. There are several factors that can explain the dramatic increase in spending such as growing and aging global population, rising life expectancy, and increasing incidents of diseases.

The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

Smart Construction: How AI and Machine Learning Will Change the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus

These days, seemingly everyone is applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning. I have written about disruptions in the manufacturing industry, such as Industry 4.0 , while illustrating the Hard Trends that indicate where improvements w ill be made in the future.

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US Government’s $2 Trillion infrastructure plan – will it create public value?

Faisal Hoque

Outcomes and values are changes in conditions that make a positive difference. They generally begin with a verb (e.g., increase, expand, or improve) and are both specific and measurable. The post US Government’s $2 Trillion infrastructure plan – will it create public value?

Five Bottlenecks of Digital Innovation


The business needs to define strategy, profitability, and relevance at any given time to break through bottlenecks and avoid pitfalls on the path to innovation. Enabling Factors Strategies

How to make sure the U.S. government’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan doesn’t get wasted

Faisal Hoque

Outcomes and values are changes in conditions that make a positive difference. They generally begin with a verb (e.g., increase, expand, or improve) and are both specific and measurable. The post How to make sure the U.S.

3 Important Tools For Any Business

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. If you are to bring your business to a successful place, there are a lot of things that you will want to consider.

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Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Find Opportunities Out of the Box

Adam Hartung

Opportunity assessments are the most powerful way to generate growth. Examining the full value chain can provide more insights into trends than customer surveys alone. Companies can get ahead of competition with trends. Disruptions Innovation Marketing Strategy Ansoff Beats Dr. Dre innovation Ricoh

Is Management the Enemy of Innovation?

Carla Johnson - Innovation

May 2, 2019 by Carla Johnson A couple of weeks ago I spoke at a conference in Stockholm, Sweden about how to bring new ideas into an organization. At the end, a woman in the audience raised her hand and asked a question: What do you do when management kills your great idea?

IMYB Innovation Management Yellow Belt™ – Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

In the IMYB Innovation Management Yellow Belt the Licensed Practitioners get the leading Ideation Platform to resell, knowledge on how to sell and implement an ideation platform, organizational design and change. Templates and Methods included. . PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES. Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. Innovation Process – How to translate creativity into value.

How Next-Generation Sequencing is poised to disrupt healthcare


Imagine going to see your doctor for chest pains, and walking out the same day with a diagnosis for a rare heart condition. That diagnosis would have taken weeks or months (at best) even a few years ago.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

The Case for Doing Nothing

Idea Champions

Fabulous article in the NY Times about the power and glory of doing nothing. Hooray! Thanks to Booth Dyess for the heads up. Idea Champions (yes, we do too much). Mitch Ditkoff (also does too much


Why Has Amazon Struggled to Increase Whole Foods' Revenues?

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikimedia Commons According to the most recent Amazon earnings reports , the company's Whole Foods Market subsidiary continues to show sluggish sales performance. Revenues during the most recdent quarter only grew 1%. Sales were relatively flat in prior quarters.

2019 Continuous Improvement Printing Conference


Last month, I spent a couple of days in Dallas at the 2019 Continuous Improvement Printing Conference , and it was a great event. They were celebrating their 30th Anniversary as a conference, which was a really cool milestone to be a part of