Tue.Nov 17, 2020

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‘What Did I Get Myself Into?’: Jumping from the Private to Public Sector

Innovation Leader

Sean Adams, SVP of Innovation Design at a public enterprise fund, made the jump from the private to the public sector two years ago. Here’s what he’s learned about the differences between the two.

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Webinar: Diversity + Equity x Inclusion = Innovative Thinking


For years, math professors struggled to demonstrate a hyperbolic plane. The concept is simple enough; it’s a surface with a constant negative curvature that resembles a lettuce leaf or other natural forms. But creating one that didn’t promptly start rotting was hard… until Cornell professor Daina Taimina crocheted one. This is just one example of … Continued.


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Design Thinking Empathy Training


Learn how to gain empathy when practicing design thinking. Empathy is an important element in design thinking and human-centered design. But what exactly is it, and how do you develop it? In this guide, we’ll cover what empathy for design thinking means as well as how to learn empathy to apply to your innovation- and design thinking-focused projects.

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6 Don’ts For An Open Innovation Winning Formula

PlanBox Innovation

Open innovation (OI) can be a powerful approach for organizations to find groundbreaking ideas, develop new products and solve difficult problems. But not every company that engages in OI enjoys the same success; there are many reasons why. I have been involved in hundreds of open innovation projects — I have seen huge successes and, of course, many failures.

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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How to Move on to What’s Next After Hitting Rock Bottom

Tullio Siragusa

How to Move on to What’s Next After Hitting Rock Bottom. We have all been in a place at some point in our lives where we felt as if we hit rock bottom. Still, we survived. Despite thinking it wasn’t possible at the time, we still made it through. This year has been full of unexpected turns, and it has pushed a lot of us into a dark place. Some had to face personal losses while many got into financial troubles.

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#2,007 – Sobering Up Device

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

If you didn’t drink before 2020 has probably driven you to start. Thankfully, if you do start to imbibe there is now a scientifically proven way to sober you up on the fly. Thanks to a new device that literally sucks the alcohol out of you. Science Alert explains: “Scientists have now come up with a compact, simple, proof-of-concept system that helps the body clear alcohol at a faster-than-normal rate – and the key to it is enlisting the help of the lungs to join the liver in expelli

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Applying Lean Six Sigma in the Auto Manufacturing Sector


As you might guess from the name, a Lean Six Sigma methodology combines Lean manufacturing principles and those of Six Sigma. This approach to production management is popular in the automotive manufacturing industry. Although there are a few areas of caution, the methodology has helped Ford, Caterpillar, General Motors, Goodyear, and many more achieve their quality and value goals.

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Law Firm Allens Launches Legal Accelerator In Partnership With Collective Campus


Leading international law firm Allens is seeking applications for its new legal accelerator, Auctus – Allens Legal Accelerator, launched in partnership with corporate innovation consultancy and startup accelerator Collective Campus.

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Catalyst Constallations with Shannon Lucas and Tracey Lovejoy

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Who are Catalysts, and can you a better Catalyst? Shannon Lucas and Tracey Lovejoy share the secrets to upercharge your capacity for driving impact.

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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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InnoCentive partners with Habitat for Humanity to find innovative solutions for sustainable construction and demolition waste management


Global nonprofit uses open innovation firm to proactively address the estimated 2.2 billion tons of debris the construction industry will generate by 2025 London, United Kingdom. 17 November, 2020 – Open innovation firm InnoCentive is supporting global housing nonprofit Habitat for Humanity in a new challenge that will run until 25 January 2021. The goal of the Improved Construction and Demolition Waste Management challenge is to find solutions to drive widespread re-use and recycling of constr