Mon.Aug 06, 2018

What Role Does Research Play in Innovation?


A lot of innovation programs have naturally grown out of research and development groups, but most true innovation is a departure from what’s come before so what role does the “research” in “research and development” play in innovation? Strategies competition ESIP problem statements project management requirements research

5 Innovative Agricultural Practices That Are Changing the World

Innovation Excellence

Digitization in the modern age means that almost every contemporary field or industry is becoming more and more reliant on hardware connected to and, in some cases, controlled by software.

Delivering the next generation

The Future Shapers

Many of our readers will be aware that The Future Shapers is currently crowdfunding with Crowdcube. As part of the process we support investors and potential investors with updates. This thought piece will be an abridged version of some of these updates. If you are getting value from The Future Shapers platform and would like to understand how you can join I would encourage you to visit our pitch page.

Building a Culture of Innovation: A Lesson from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Planview Spigit

Can the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame museum really teach you a thing or two about building an innovative culture? You bet. Read on. In an article on Innovation Leader, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame CEO, Greg Harris, shared his thoughts on what innovation means to the nonprofit organization.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Product Development Process Lessons from BOSE’s Innovations

Innovation Excellence

I had the good fortune to work with Dr. Amar Bose and with the great company he founded. I helped to bring into the world two blockbuster products – BOSE’s Noise-Cancelling Headphones and the BOSE® Wave® Music System.

Inside Baker Hughes’ Energy Innovation Center

Innovation Leader

Four years ago, Baker Hughes opened its Oil & Gas Technology Center in Oklahoma City. This July, the company reinvented the facility, unveiling the Energy Innovation Center

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How the mind makes new ideas: Bending, breaking, blending

Rmukesh Gupta

In this short video David Eagleman shares how all new ideas originate by bending, breaking or blending existing ideas. . Watch the video here. . Simple, yet profound. Once we know this, there is an amazing array of things that we can create. .

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The art of creative conversations


This is Part One of two blogs on The Art of Creative Conversations, focusing on the first phase, which is around Preparing for a Creative Conversation.

Fall 2018 Corporate Innovation Events

Your Ideas are Terrible

The Enterprise Entrepreneurship Series. August 16th. Atlanta. CFO Rising Midwest Summit. Sept 6-7. Chicago. Future Trends. Sept 24-25. B2B Next Conference & Exhibition. Sept 24-25. Boston. BrandGarage Summit. October 3-4. Sonoma. Atlanta Techstars Demo Day. October 15th. Atlanta. Atlanta Corporate Innovation Summit. October 18th. Atlanta. WebSummit. Nov 5-6. Lisbon. Venture Olympics. Nov 14-15. Boston. Chief Strategy Officer Summit. Dec 6-7. Our Can’t Miss Pick!

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Constant Pursuit of Equilibrium

Rmukesh Gupta

All things naturally move towards and want to exist in an equilibrium of sorts. So are we as humans. We seek out and continue to move towards a higher level of productivity until we reach an equilibrium when our capability matches the expectation from us. Once we reach this point, we need to make a choice. Do we settle at this level or do we want to take this to the next level of equilibrium? . And then we need to make this choice again and again… .

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

#1,346 – Worldwide Dating Database

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’ve never believed in the idea of a soul mate. Even if they existed, the likelihood of anyone actually finding their counterpart on a planet filled with billions of people when they are only searching in the general vicinity they happen to already reside in, is probably slim to none.

Innovation 101: A Municipality’s Guide to Working with the Startup Community


Image from [link] 7 Steps to a Successful Collaboration In 2016, the City of San Francisco welcomed the startup community with open arms as it searched for answers to one of its most pressing civic challenges.

Big Data Solutions for Porsche Driverless Technology


Software to make it safer for autonomous vehicles to drive on wet and slippery road surfaces

OUI! Wir sind in New York!

Open Innovation

Today was the first day of #OUI2018 here at New York University, making its first appearance in the Big Apple. The 16th Open and User Innovation Conference is hosted by Hila Lifshitz-Assaf and Natalia Levina of the NYU Stern School of Business and Kathy Strandburg of (as yet unnamed) law school, the conference is another great success for the von Hippel crowd.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

SPEAKER TUTORIAL: How to Stop Saying "Um", "Ah" and "You Know"

Idea Champions

Very useful article from Harvard Business Review on the power of longer pauses when speaking in public.