Mon.Sep 30, 2019

How A Networked Culture Drives Innovation

Innovation Excellence

In Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance, the bestselling memoir of the his historic turnaround at IBM, Lou Gerstner wrote, “I came to see, in my time at IBM, culture isn’t just one aspect of the game—It is the game. In the end, an organization is nothing more than the collective capacity of its people to. Innovation business transformation corporate cultures Networking

3 Questions You Need to Ask Before Creating an Innovation Roadmap

Leapfrogging

Driving True Innovation Within Your Organization Means You Must Outline Your Goals and Priorities Clearly. In January 1996, two Stanford PhD students started working on a research project that would change the world. They nicknamed their project BackRub, because it checked backlinks of websites to determine their importance. Today, that project has become known as Google and its two founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have completely changed the way the world works.

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Entrepreneurial Efforts for Innovation Must Fit Your Brand

Innovation Excellence

To meet ever-increasing growth objectives, established companies want to be more entrepreneurial. And the thinking goes like this – launch new products and services to create new markets, do it quickly and do it on a shoestring. Do that Lean Startup thing. Build minimum viable prototypes (MVPs), show them to customers, incorporate their feedback, make. Entrepreneurship Innovation brand essence branding

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How Big Companies and Startups Use “Co-Creation” to Innovate

Leapfrogging

The latest research says “co-creation” is an untapped opportunity for innovation. Here’s how to do it. When I ran the internal strategy consulting group at HP, we constantly asked ourselves, “how can we get our $40 billion global behemoth operating more like a startup?” ” That’s because like most big companies, we struggled with risk-taking and moving fast. Startups have different issues. Many upstarts struggle for funding. Everything is scrappy.

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.

How to Overcome Fear of Failure

Tullio Siragusa

How to Overcome Fear of Failure. Individuals who make remarkable achievements and attain great feats are always cheered and praised. Often seen as role models, everyone wants to walk down the road of success as they do. It is everyone’s dream to take up a challenge and succeed, nothing less will do. Students want to attend college and make good grades; they want to be quintessential of success. Employees want to be successful in their workplace. Entrepreneurs want to build the next unicorn.

The Future of Smart Cities

Leapfrogging

Our communities are getting really smart. Here’s what to expect. I’m sitting here in a large convention center in Los Angeles about to deliver the closing keynote at the Southern California Public Power Authority annual conference. It’s basically a gathering of the top municipal utilities in Southern California that serve more than 5 million people and deliver 16% of all power used in the sunny state.

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How Benchmarking Against Market Leaders Can Drive Business Success

Leapfrogging

What is benchmarking, and what tools and templates can businesses use to benchmark more effectively? What you don’t know can hurt you. This is especially true in business. If you aren’t aware of what’s going on around you as a business leader, you may risk being left behind by your competitors. Even worse, your business may end up being disrupted by the next big innovation that comes on the market. So what do you do when you want to find out how your business is doing?

How to Overcome Fear of Failure

Tullio Siragusa

How to Overcome Fear of Failure. Individuals who make remarkable achievements and attain great feats are always cheered and praised. Often seen as role models, everyone wants to walk down the road of success as they do. It is everyone’s dream to take up a challenge and succeed, nothing less will do. Students want to attend college and make good grades; they want to be quintessential of success. Employees want to be successful in their workplace. Entrepreneurs want to build the next unicorn.

Silicon Valley’s Next Target: Disrupt the Construction and Real Estate Industries

Leapfrogging

‘Construction Tech’ and ‘Real Estate Tech’ are the next greenfield market spaces. Every industry, every company, and every leader must recognize one simple fact: every product, service, process, and business model will be disrupted–it’s just a matter of time. Companies that think they’re immune to the trends and technologies upending every industry on the planet risk the same thing: obsolescence. There’s no hiding from disruption.

How Data is Changing the Internet of Things

InnovationManagement

More than half of the world's data has been created in the past two years. As digital connection and creation - the Internet of Things - becomes ever more prevalent, we have to consider how data can better be interpreted, personalized, and improved. In this podcast, we explore IoT, and how it can impact your business. The post How Data is Changing the Internet of Things appeared first on Innovation Management.

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.

Run Wildly Effective Meetings With This One Powerful Template

Leapfrogging

Getting the most out of meetings is easy if you know how to effectively design them. One of the biggest black holes in workplace productivity is the poorly designed, poorly run meeting. No wonder 71 percent of senior managers view their companies’ meetings as unproductive and inefficient. When meetings aren’t effective, the natural instinct is to schedule yet another meeting to make up for it.

Watch the webinar: Supercharging innovation with an idea management process

Idea Drop

Join Idea Drop’s Charlie de Rusett and Jonny Fisher as they explore the fundamentals of idea management and the key steps to follow, whether you’re setting up your process for the first time, or trying to optimise an existing one for success. What you will learn: What idea management is and why it matters for […]. The post Watch the webinar: Supercharging innovation with an idea management process appeared first on Idea Drop | Idea Management Software.

Dare to think differently

ImagineNation

As many of my colleagues are aware, I am at heart, a maverick, an unorthodox or independent-minded person. Who is curious and inquisitive, and finds change and challenging the status quo exciting, fascinating and stimulating. I am also, considered, by some, as a misfit, someone whose behaviours and attitudes sets them apart from others in an uncomfortably conspicuous way, that often rocks the boat.

Insights from Winners of the 2019 Impact Awards

Innovation Leader

In this webcast, several winners of our 2019 Impact Awards share tips on how they’ve been making change happen inside their organizations

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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.

Super Mario and the 80/20 Principle

Collectivecamp

Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto noted the 80/20 connection while at the University of Lausanne in 1896, and published his findings in his first work, Cours d’économie politique

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#1,566 – Million Mile Tesla

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Elon Musk is at it again. In addition to digging tunnels to support the Hyperloop, dreaming up plans to terraform Mars, and daring to think outside the box when it comes to everything from solar energy to transportation, Musk has once again raised the ante when it comes to his Tesla electric cars, unveiling plans to develop a car battery capable of lasting for over 1 million miles!

How Augmented Analytics Is Transforming Business Intelligence

Acuvate

Despite the growing presence of data analytics, organizations haven’t managed to leverage its power to the fullest and this perhaps can be attributed to the failure of most data analytics initiatives. Gartner estimates that more than 85 percent of big data projects fail. Datasets over time have increasingly grown in size, become more complex and dynamic, and traditional BI solutions haven’t kept pace to manage them.

#1,567 – Google’s Quantum Supremacy

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Google has long dominated search but soon they may be the dominant force when it comes to all matters of computing. That is if we are to believe their claim that they have achieved “quantum supremacy”, a self-proclaimed status tied to the fact that they were allegedly able to complete a calculation so vast, and so complex, that it only could have possibly been solved by a quantum computer.

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.

Turning your corporate assets in new ventures with Five by Five

Rapid Innovation in digital time

What if the the businesses of tomorrow already exist within yours? Five by Five explains how they help large companies to transform their unexplored potential and underutilised assets into new business opportunities. Execution Innovation Business Model Innovation Chloé Bonnet Five by Five Innovation Management Pauline Pham Startups Transformation

Can Web Scraping Help Your Business?

InnovationManagement

Web scraping, sometimes also called data scraping or just plain scraping, is the technological art of mining other company's information in order to collect data. Business owners can also use it to gather information from social media sites and online publications. The post Can Web Scraping Help Your Business? appeared first on Innovation Management. Enabling Factors data collection data scraping tech tech trends trends

Book Review – Indistractable by Nir Eyal

Rmukesh Gupta

Overview: I got a digital preview copy of this book via NetGalley. This book is all about how to handle distractions that are hurled at us from all directions. What is the book about: In his previous book – Hooked, Nir shared the framework that could be used to build habit forming products and in this book he shares strategies for consumers to avoid getting sucked into the habit forming products that were built using the framework he shared in his previous work.