Fri.Jul 05, 2024

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How to Salvage a Useful Process That Isn’t Working Anymore

Harvard Business Review

It is a familiar story in health care and many other settings: the performance of an innovative process deteriorates over time. Instead of automatically discarding it, organizations should understand the causes. They may then decide to redesign and reimplement the process. Using the reimplementation of a surgical checklist at Singapore General Hospital as an example, this article explains how to conduct a reimplementation.

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Are You Pursuing Efficiency at the Expense of Effectiveness?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski Efficiency is a simple measurement – output divided by resources needed to achieve it. How much did you get done and how many people did you need to do it? What was the return on the investment?

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Heads of R&D and Their Changing Agendas: The Transformation Toolkit for 2024+


Every industry is on the move. Automakers are transforming from car producers to data centers. Manufacturers are changing from human-dominated shop floors to autonomous systems. The energy industry is on the move from fossil to renewable sources. Information systems move from information carriers to conversational systems. The nature of work itself is transforming, with remote and digital work becoming more prevalent.

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A Gift: The First Nine Chapters of Best Practices Are Stupid Audiobook

Stephen Shapiro

A gift to 100 people… My Best Practices Are Stupid was published in 2011 by Portfolio Penguin. However, they never created the audiobook. Given some fantastic AI tools available today, I finally created the audiobook using my voice clone. It sounds 99% like me. It’s truly mind-blowing. And I am giving the first nine chapters away. That’s about 75 minutes of content.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Virtual Innovation Roundtable: Building Your Ideal Enterprise Innovation Ecosystem


Qmarkets has always been at the forefront of AI. Now, we are injecting the full power of generative AI across our entire suite of innovation management tools. Join our product specialist Yoel Ben Nesher as he lifts the lid on these brand new AI features and demonstrates how they can be used to achieve unparalleled efficiency in your enterprise innovation program.

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The Undersampling of Failure

Stephen Shapiro

While speaking at a conference several years ago, I tried an experiment. I told the audience I had discovered the five best practices that nearly all successful people share. I printed these practices on a sheet of paper and invited ten successful people from the audience to join me on stage. I asked each individual how many of these practices they used in their personal life or business.