Mon.Oct 21, 2019

Data-driven or insights inspired?

Jeffrey Phillips

As the phenomenon of digital transformation continues to unfold, we need to be wary of certain absolutes that will work their way into our language, our thinking and our consciousness.

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Five Takeaways from Our Innovation Conversation with Clorox


IdeaScale hosts a monthly podcast with innovation leaders, intrapreneurs, and other game changers out there. This past month our interviewee was Dr. Navin Kunde who currently leads the Open Innovation group at The Clorox Company, a US-based consumer goods company in the Fortune 500.

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The Digitization of Energy

Paul Hobcraft

We are on the cusp of a new digital era in energy. Digital technology has been involved in the energy system for decades. What is new, is the pace of digitalization occurring through technological innovation, providing solutions that enable the energy system to be transformed?

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The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do To Ensure Your Success

Innovation Excellence

Of all the advice on starting and running a business none is more important than this. About 30 years ago my business partner and I were in the world headquarters of our startup — the second bedroom of my small condo. I had just created a rift between us by investing in a $1000 laptop.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How IS Prescriptive Analytics transforming the future of business And decision-making


The prescriptive analytics software market will reach $1.88 billion by 2022. Gartner. The analytics world is fast changing!

Looking at Eric Ries and The Startup Way

Innovation Excellence

With a wry grin, Eric begins his talk by knocking on the idea of certification: “A certified entrepreneur is a certifiable idea.” This was the perfect opening to a cunningly smart talk that cuts straight through the morass of corporate politics.


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Beyond the Problem – Bonus Benefits of Kaizen Events


Kaizen events , sometimes called rapid improvement events, are an effective way of solving difficult challenges within organizations. A team of stakeholders and subject matter experts takes a few days away from regular order to focus on improving a process.

Igniting Innovation by Sparking Sensations

The Future Shapers

Tired of the same old boring innovation workshop and brainstorming techniques that does nothing but give you more of the same? Perhaps it’ s time to do things differently at your organisation. It’s time to crave creativity.

How Emotional Intelligence Can Shape the Future of Work

Tullio Siragusa

How Emotional Intelligence Can Shape the Future of Work. Some experts believe that artificial intelligence may at one point replace humans in the workplace. Simple! Machines are more effective than humans, they aren’t distracted, they obey instructions, they don’t have egos, feelings, opinions, or emotions and are always focused compared to humans. As a matter of fact, according to robotics, there exists a huge tendency that artificial intelligence will surpass humans in various mental tasks.

Advanced Analytics in HR: Applications and Examples


HR departments tend to generate a lot of data. However, in most organizations, HR leaders struggle to transform this data into meaningful insights. In fact, according to Gartner , only 21% of HR leaders believe their organizations are effective at using talent data to inform business decisions.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

The 8 Hidden Venture-Killers

Peer Insight

You probably know the rock band The Killers. Or perhaps you’ve heard of The Ladykillers , the 1955 film starring Alec Guinness and Peter Sellers. But do you know about the Venture-Killers ? .

How Innovation, R&D, and Strategy Executives Get Paid

Innovation Leader

If you’re doing innovation-related work in a large organization, how much should you be earning? And if you’re adding new positions to your team, what should their compensation packages look like

How to Boost Company Innovation with Crowdsourcing


Harvest the power of the crowd to unlock your innovation potential. Crowdsourcing



For all the "A" words that are woven into A+ employee experience - Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere, Any Language, etc - AVAILABILITY deserves to be at the top. Engagement surveys ask staff: Employee Engagement Employee Recognition

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.