Tue.Nov 20, 2018

7 Mistakes to Avoid when Measuring Innovation


Measuring innovation is one of the most ambiguous tasks when engaging in innovation management. Because of the complex nature of innovation, finding the right metrics is far from being simple. Enabling Factors Strategies

What Features Typify Innovative Research Networks?

The Future Shapers

It seems widely accepted that innovation today is a collaborative endeavor, with universities playing a significant part. For instance, a study published last year showed that approximately 80% of published papers had contributed to at least one patent. What’s more, most of these connections were outside of their core domain, so patents would be registered in a completely different domain to the research article, underlining the power of basic research in driving recombinative innovation.

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How Technology Changes Our Home in the Most Unexpected Ways


Technology is constantly changing our lives. It improved our communication and transportation, it increased the pace of business and development, it’s changed government and our families. It has also impacted our home in the most unexpected ways.

How to Hire the Best Corporate Event Entertainment in London


In a recent study published by Cvent Inc., an event technology supplier, 52 per cent of respondents say their event budgets have increased year over year, compared with 32 per cent reporting increases in the prior year. Additionally, some 21 per cent of event planners. Event Venue

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.

Getting the right question is half the battle

RTI Innovation Advisors

I return once again to one of my favorite sayings, by Stephen Covey, who said (I'm paraphrasing): sharpen the saw before you start cutting the wood. It's a really simple thought - do the right things to prepare before you start a big task, but we lose sight of what adequate preparation looks like in so many activities. There are several reasons for this. First, many corporate activities are second nature. We know how to do them by heart, so preparation feels like wasted time.

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Harvesting Innovation from the Desert

Innovation Excellence

I had the opportunity to chair the recent Back End of Innovation 2018 conference in Phoenix, Arizona and I thought I would share some of my notes and takeaways from the event.

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The Novelty-Value Matrix

Innovation Excellence

There are many definitions of innovation. In my view, there is a qualitative and quantitative component that helps to determine whether something is innovative as defined by users. The qualitative component is newness i.e whether someone is new or is old done in a new way. The quantitative component is the multiple of user defined value. Innovation

Economic Development Teams Need Innovation Training

Gregg Fraley

Economic Development and the “Home Run” Complex. Amazon has finally made a decision about it’s new HQ.

Of love and ice: an innovator’s adventure


Innovator Profile Series: Inventor Profile: Leslie Field, PhD Founder & CEO of Ice911 Innovators are often driven by a playful sense of adventure to make an impact. For some, planting flags in uncharted inventive territory is the chief thrill. Others innovate for financial reward. Still others just can’t keep away from a tantalizing problem. For […].

Blending Big Data and Design Thinking Works Best

Michael Roberto

Bryant University Professor Lori Coakley and I have published a new article in the American Management Association Quarterly (Fall 2018 issue) titled, "The Human Center of Design Thinking."

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.