Fri.Dec 06, 2019

What Do Lean and Improv Have In Common?

Kainexus

“Yes, and” - A shorthand phrase that means to first accept the current reality as it is, and then to make a decision and build something based on this reality. Although this concept might sound very similar to certain aspects of Lean, it is actually the backbone of improv comedy.

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Innovating successfully: the importance of a strong ideation factory

Exago

Successful innovation is only possible if the best ideas can reach you. A strong ideation factory, based on a culture of innovation, is the fourth element of successful innovation in 2020. The post Innovating successfully: the importance of a strong ideation factory appeared first on Exago.

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Four Ways Data is Improving Healthcare

InnovationManagement

Harnessing medical data can, and will, improve healthcare, writes GE Healthcare President and CEO Kieran Murphy in the GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2019. This article is part of a series about the power of innovation to solve social and economic challenges.

Design Thinking & Human-Centered Design in Medical Devices & Pharma

InnovationTraining.org

Examples of design thinking and human-centered design in the medical devices and pharmaceutical industries. Innovation in the medical devices and pharmaceutical industries is crucial for the health and wellbeing of our communities.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The Role of Data in a successful digital transformation journey

Acuvate

McKinsey Global Institute’s reports suggest that data-driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times as likely to retain customers, and 19 times as likely to be profitable as a result. Yet today, many companies neglect the potential of data and analytics.

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Why Sick Care Innovation Centers Don’t Deliver

Innovation Excellence

If you work for a big, established company, you’ve probably been noticing the sudden rise of a new trend: the innovation lab. Companies as diverse as Delta Air Lines, Target, Google, Pfizer, Marriott, Autodesk, Fidelity Investments, Ford, Verizon, and Stanley Black & Decker are jumping on the bandwagon. Most don’t deliver. Open innovation labs like this bring The Garage. Health/Healthcare Innovation sickcare

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 #KnowWhereYourFoodComesFrom – Freville Farm Integrates Physical & Digital Advocacy

Innovation Excellence

Freville Farm’s mantra is #KnowWhereYourFoodComesFrom. Sarah Friedman, founder of Freville Farm, a small farm in the Hudson Valley, wants to encourage more public dialogue around food, sustainability, and the future of. Innovation #FrevilleFarm #KnowWhereYourFoodComesFrom #LocalFarms #SmallFarmers #SmallFarms

Open Innovation Drives Novel Ideas to Solve Congestion in Vancouver

IdeaConnection

An app for safe walking routes to school

Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination

Qmarkets

The evolving trend of smart city innovation is one that governments should be wholeheartedly embracing, but as with many government initiatives, seems to be having a hard time getting off the ground.

Making Time for Big Picture Thinking

Michael Roberto

Adrian Granzella Larssen has written a terrific Fast Company article titled, "How to get out of the weeds and make time for big-picture thinking." Larssen introduces executive coach Melody Whiting's perspective on why we often overload our schedules.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.