Mon.Apr 22, 2019

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.

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.). Very few organization’s are any good at all at Brainstorming/Idea Generation.


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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. Innovation Digital Trends future

How Open Innovation is Helping the Fight Climate Change


By Jon A. Fredrickson Chief Innovation Officer - InnoCentive. Innovation Insights Challenges

Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Bauer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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. Creativity Innovation Strategy Global Sustainability smart packaging

Three Ways Your P&L Stifles Innovation | Collective Campus


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

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Spring Lab: instilling startups mindset into large corporations

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Spring Lab helps its clients to accelerate the impact of their innovation, taping into the best of the startup culture. Innovation Héloise Lauret Innovation Management Spring Lab Startups Transformation We Work

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. I started my professional career on Sept 9th, 1989 at MCI Telecom.

How Large Companies Can Start Growth Hacking | Collective Campus


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

Doctor Strange: scenario prediction and data inference


*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. And his answer was: only one.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

#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.

3 key factors to increase eNPS: how to attain committed talent


Engagement is a key indicator of an organization’s health. When it exists, it retains talent in the organization, attracts external talent, and results in employees that are engaged in the work they do. It is also a vehicle for innovation. Employees are motivated to confront the company’s challenges because they regard them as their own. When they overcome a challenge, the company grows, but so do they.

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.

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. Idea Champions

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.