Thu.Feb 07, 2019

Legacy is all around us. Innovation and insights suffer greatly

Paul Hobcraft

Can we continue to battle with legacy? When you think we are on a roll, we are making that transformation in technology, systems, new organizational designs, you are suddenly stopped in your tracks. Legacy fights back, it holds you up, it stops you from advancing.

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Building Your Business From The Ground Up: How You Can Do It

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. When it comes to wanting to be your own boss, it can often be a dream for many. But making it your reality not only takes courage, it can also take the time, the effort and the investment to make it happen. But how can you create a business from nothing?

Why Apple can't innovate anymore

RTI Innovation Advisors

Yes, it is a provocative title. And no, I don't quite know if it is true. But it does make one stop and think, doesn't it? What if the avatar for innovation over the last decade is exhausted? What if Apple has done all the innovation it can do? An interesting thought, wouldn't you say? What Apple now has in common with other large companies Innovation is easier when an organization is smaller and more nimble.

Wikipedia – A Lateral Idea in Action

Destination Innovation

In the 1930s there were 2000 salesmen in the USA knocking on doors and selling sets of Encyclopedia Britannica. They were selling a highly regarded product and were on handsome commissions.

The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

6 Easy Ways To Boost Brain Power


There are few parts of the body more critical than our brains. Not only for our cognitive processes such as concentration and analysis, but for regulating our bodily functions. Our brain is responsible for our breathing, for keeping our heart beating, for our blood pressure and sleep patterns.

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7 Top Business Intelligence Trends to Watch for in 2019 and Beyond


More and more organizations have started to appreciate the value of business intelligence (BI) when it comes to their decision-making process. The past few years have seen BI systems go through different evolutions.

Five questions covering everything you need to know about employee engagement


What is employee engagement? There are many definitions for the concept of employee engagement out there. The post Five questions covering everything you need to know about employee engagement appeared first on eXo Platform Blog.

The Semmelweis Myth and Why It’s Not Really True

Innovation Excellence

I was serving on an expert panel at a recent innovation conference and an attendee asked about the Semmelweis effect, the tendency for people to reject new evidence that contradicts established beliefs. He wanted to know how aspiring innovators can overcome inherent bias against new ideas.`

Lean Management System Implementation Tips


If you are considering a Lean management system to boost your efforts at continuous improvement and waste reduction, it’s a smart move. Technology helps bring people together, ensure accurate data, collect organizational knowledge, and speed the progress of Lean projects.


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.

Innovation Car Boot Sales and Open Intellectual Property Exchanges

The Future Shapers

Pulling on the strands of decluttering, Open Source and Crowdsourcing this thought piece considers the challenge of creating an open market for an organisations Intellectual Property (IP). It recalls the challenge of introducing such an initiative at Logica in the months before the business died*.

#1,458 – Refridgerdating

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Samsung has unveiled a new dating app, for their $4,000 smart fridge, that lets people find their soul mates based on expiration dates. Even if you don’t have the smart fridge you can still participate.

Create Personalized Customer Experiences And New Business Models That Generate New Revenue Streams

Leveraging Networks

Innovation is to humans as water is to fish. By introducing combinations of intelligent technologies, services, and industry expertise, it’s possible to unlock product and service innovation through the incorporation of intelligent technologies like artificial intelligence , machine learning , the Internet of Things , and blockchain. As new and innovative products and services are created every day, patents are created on a global scale to match them.

Brainstorming with Green, Yellow, and Blue Questions

Michael Roberto

Bob Tiede has published a guest post by me on his excellent Leading with Questions blog. The short piece focuses on how you can sift through your green, yellow, and blue ideas during a brainstorming session, and why that's helpful as you move from ideation to prototyping. The green/yellow/blue technique comes from Emily Ma of Alphabet. brainstorming creativity

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.