Mon.Apr 22, 2019

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For interesting innovation, ignore your instincts

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been around the block for a while, and every once in a while I'll tell the folks on my team who are younger than me what's likely to happen with a specific strategy or project. Since they are young and a bit wet behind the ears, it often comes as a surprise to them that I can predict with some degree of certainty what's likely to happen. What they don't realize is that I have the blessing of past experience, and from that experience I can recognize patterns and previous behaviors, and inter

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Eleven Innovation Bullets to Dodge

Gregg Fraley

What You Should Be Learning in Innovation Training. But you probably are not! Eleven Innovation Bullets to Dodge, in no particular order. Lack of Managment support will effectively kill any innovation program no matter how well conceived. If you don’t have Talent, superior talent, you’ll fail. Design Thinking alone will not guarantee success (or any other framework, Agile, Lean, etc.).

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Why the Next Big Thing Never Turns Out Like You Think It Will

Innovation Excellence

The first thing we think about when we first hear the news about a major breakthrough is the great possibilities it unlocks. The space age spawned fantasies about living like the Jetsons and riding around in flying cars. That still hasn’t happened and possibly never will. Yet we’ve still benefited great from space technologies. Satellites have.

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Three Ways Your P&L Stifles Innovation | Collective Campus

Collectivecamp

The profit and loss (P&L) statement is obviously key to measuring the financial performance of a business.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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The Packaging Industry is Massive, and It’s About to Be Disrupted

Innovation Excellence

Technology isn’t just for creating new products and services. Disruptive technologies are transforming the packaging that comes with just about everything we buy. Imagine a day when you receive an alert from your refrigerator as you walk past 7-11 because the carton of milk at your home just expired. Or a day when you receive.

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Doctor Strange: scenario prediction and data inference

mjvinnovation

*Doctor Strange image: Marvel/Disney. The Supreme Wizard manages to create all those miraculous portals, back and forth in time and… predicts scenarios. The most shocking scene of the hero, who owns the Time Stone, was in the movie Avengers: Infinity War. On another planet, Stephen Vincent Strange foresees more than 14 million alternate realities to figure out how to beat Thanos and not hand over the Infinity Stone to the super villain.

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How Large Companies Can Start Growth Hacking | Collective Campus

Collectivecamp

When it comes to driving marketing results, there’s no shortage of advice out there. However, there is one technique that has been gaining traction: growth hacking.

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How Open Innovation is Helping the Fight Climate Change

Innocentive

By Jon A. Fredrickson Chief Innovation Officer - InnoCentive.

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#1,483 – Space Week: Project Kuiper

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

While the Big Four (Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple) continue to battle for control of our personal data and attention spans there’s actually another race that’s going on behind the scenes that could be just as important in shaping the future of the Internet: the race to get people online in the first place. With a new competitor now joining the fray.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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How To Improve Your Relationship With Your Customers

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. In what is already a competitive world, your business has to keep up. But most importantly, the relationship between you and your customers is crucial especially if they provide the profit. So here’s how you can improve your relationship with your customers. image source. Communicate Well. Communication is important to customers as they want to be able to easily get in touch with a business if they have any questions or concerns.

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And a Child Shall Lead Them

Idea Champions

Powerful TED Talk on climate change by a 16-year old girl from Sweden. Perhaps the best 11 minutes you will experience today. Worth watching -- and then doing something in response to her message.

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Want to be Happy? Choose Purpose over Passion

Tullio Siragusa

Want to be Happy? Choose Purpose over Passion. September has always been a special month to me, a month of new beginnings. While the 11th of September is filled with ill history, especially since I was there in NYC on that dreadful day and saw it all with my own eyes, the meaning on 9/11 changed for me many years later, when my daughter Livia was born in 2016 to remind me of what truly matters in life.

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Want to be Happy? Choose Purpose over Passion

Tullio Siragusa

Want to be Happy? Choose Purpose over Passion. September has always been a special month to me, a month of new beginnings. While the 11th of September is filled with ill history, especially since I was there in NYC on that dreadful day and saw it all with my own eyes, the meaning on 9/11 changed for me many years later, when my daughter Livia was born in 2016 to remind me of what truly matters in life.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.