Mon.Apr 17, 2023

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Building an Inspiring Energy Narrative


I struggle increasingly with individual energy organizations’ pledges of moving their solutions towards a carbon-neutral future. The mixture of reports, initiatives, and viewpoints all move towards the transformation of the energy system but they all admit or fail to address TWO crucial aspects. Firstly the limited time we have to make such a transition in their offerings of new and different imaginative ways to change the current dynamics within our energy systems.

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Research: Asynchronous Work Can Fuel Creativity

Harvard Business Review

A study with Baul folk musicians found that recording asynchronously boosted creative freedom for women and didn’t negatively affect it for men.


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The End of the Digital Revolution

Innovation Excellence

Here’s What You Need to Know GUEST POST from Greg Satell The history of digital technology has largely been one of denial followed by disruption. First came the concept of the productivity paradox, which noted the limited economic impact of digital technology. When e-commerce appeared, many doubted that it could ever compete with physical retail.

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The U.S.–India Relationship Is Key to the Future of Tech

Harvard Business Review

As tensions mount between China and the U.S., India’s role in global innovation — and who it partners with — becomes increasingly important.

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Empowering Retail Associates to Enhance the Customer Experience

Speaker: Andrew Regan, Managing Partner at BlueSeed Retail Ltd.

Did you know that 70% of new retail technology fails to deliver expected benefits and can often decrease customer value, service, and experience? With that in mind, how can we empower our store associates to leverage new technology to optimize the customer experience and boost productivity? This exclusive webinar with Andrew Regan will dive into strategies to empower retail associates for success with new technology.

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Leveraging the “Pamplemousse Principle” in Creativity Training


Leveraging the “Pamplemousse Principle” In Creativity Training For more than a dozen years my innovation agency has taught customized creative problem-solving workshops (what we now call “Un-Think” programs), to senior managers in medium and large organizations. Evaluations from the literally thousands of executives who have taken the workshop average 4.8 out of 5.

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Engineering Cybersecurity into U.S. Critical Infrastructure

Harvard Business Review

The Biden administration is calling on organizations to build defenses into system designs, rather than relying on IT protections alone.

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Tackling Digital Transformation Challenges with Ease: Strategies for Success

Tullio Siragusa

Tackling Digital Transformation Challenges with Ease: Strategies for Success The digital transformation journey is essential for businesses to remain competitive and relevant in today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world. However, this process comes with its own set of challenges. In a recent episode of the Tech Leaders Unplugged podcast, we discussed strategies to tackle these challenges and ensure a successful digital transformation journey.

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The role of GPT in upskilling and reskilling employees: Using chatbots to support continuous learning and development in the workplace


As the world continues to make the digital transition, the need for upskilling and reskilling employees to keep up with the constant developments has become more important than ever. To remain competitive, organizations must be able to adapt to new technologies and ways for enhanced operations. Besides infrastructure and cutting-edge resources, this means that organizations need to invest in the development of their employees.

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AI in eCommerce: Shaping Personalization and Enhancing the Shopping Experience


The eCommerce landscape has significantly evolved over the past few years, with artificial intelligence (AI) playing an increasingly important role in improving the online shopping experience. As technology progresses, startups leverage AI to deliver personalized customer experiences, helping them find the perfect products, access exceptional customer service, and enjoy a streamlined shopping process.

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Future Focus: Constructing Unshakeable Stability in Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

We’ve all heard the buzzwords to describe new supply chain trends: resiliency, sustainability, AI, machine learning. But what do these really mean today? Over the past few years, manufacturing has had to adapt to and overcome a wide variety of supply chain trends and disruptions to stay as stable as possible. Stability has become key in this post-COVID world, and will remain key moving forward.

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What is Time Really Worth & Is it Worth Your Time?


Shutterstock Do you measure your, and your team’s, Return on Time (ROT)? Yes, it can be hard to measure. Who wants to be recording every second they’re spending on something? How long should a non-mechanized, white collar type task really take? So, I suggest starting simply - and meaningfully. Since much of our time is spent in meetings, start there.

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Green Venturing: The Path to Tackling the Climate Emergency


Innov8rs | It’s time to act. Climate change requires less discussion and more action. And corporates are increasingly interested in pursuing sustainability initiatives. The good news is that they can drive growth while tackling the world’s biggest problems through green venture building. However, many struggle to effectively execute on their green venturing endeavors.