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How to Kill Innovation Projects

Destination Innovation

Which of these is the most important skill for a leader of innovation? Setting the vision, goals and metrics. Generation of great ideas. Selection of the best ideas. Starting exploration projects. Listening to customer feedback. Managing the portfolio and stage-gates. Gaining support and resources from other departments. Killing the weaker projects.

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Business Model pivots in the Low Touch Economy

Board of Innovation

Plenty of companies are now shifting their focus. It’s remarkable how many entrepreneurs are already building a new Low Touch Economy to get our society back up and running. You could cluster these changes in a couple of buckets: Incremental Shifts Companies make temporary business adjustments to fight the ongoing health crisis. E.g. Fashion, packaging […].

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How Can We Sustain this Innovation Pace AFTER the Pandemic?

BrainZooming

Why has our organization been so open and quick to innovate in ways we haven’t been previously once the pandemic hit? Executives have been asking me some version of this question a lot lately because they have been surprised by the innovation pace during the pandemic. As they’ve seen their organizations focus on survival, develop systems to enable new work processes, and figure out how to function, they’ve experienced remarkably rapid, innovative ideas and implementation.

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Innovating Now for a Post COVID19 World

Innovation Excellence

COVID19 will change the way we behave, conduct business, and indeed how we innovate for years to come. Exactly how much change we’ll see and what those changes will actually be is still unfolding. But big life changing events inevitably reshape our long-term thinking, values and behaviors. And the social disruption caused by COVID19 has broken more habits.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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The Essential Skills to Teach Intrapreneurs

InnovationManagement

At JR Simplot, a new cross-functional innovation initiative recently formed looking for ideas that would help optimize company efficiency, improve training programs, and more. And when they built this team, they realized that a big part of launching an innovation initiative was education. Learn more in this podcast. The post The Essential Skills to Teach Intrapreneurs appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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How to Have a Positive Mindset During Difficult Times

Tullio Siragusa

How to Have a Positive Mindset During Difficult Times. Many people recently find themselves having difficulty being motivated to keep moving forward with excitement and a positive outlook. We live in a time filled with stress and anxiety due to the uncertainty of the recent Covid-19 calamity that has besieged the entire world. These are unprecedented difficult times filled with financial struggles, health challenges, personal isolation, social disconnection, and fear.

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Resolving Cultural Issues During Your Digital Transformation Journey

Acuvate

Resolving Cultural Issues During Your Digital Transformation Journey While people and culture have been integral to a company’s success, they also have always been the biggest barriers to digital transformation, according to Gartner’s CIO Agenda. By failing to communicate the importance of digital transformation, organizations can face resistance by employees to change.

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What is the Most Important Skill for a Leader of Innovation?

Innovation Excellence

Which of these do you think is the most important skill for a leader of innovation? Setting the vision, goals and metrics Generation of great ideas Selection of the best ideas Starting exploration projects Listening to customer feedback Managing the portfolio and stage-gates Gaining support and resources from other departments Killing the weaker projects Launching new products or services Celebrating success They are all.

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How to Build Your Continuous Improvement Culture

Kainexus

Are you struggling to drive a continuous improvement culture in your organization? Do you need to revive a CI culture that has lost momentum? If you’re like so many others, it can be difficult to know which questions to ask, and where to start. Jeff Roussel, chief revenue officer of KaiNexus and a true continuous improvement leader and believer, recently joined Allison Greco, founder of Continuous Improvement International , to talk about how you can build a continuous improvement culture.

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Improving Your Small Business Productivity During Covid-19

The Human Factor

source. Regardless of what you do or what you sell, it’s currently a really difficult time for businesses. Whether your orders have increased, decreased or looking like they might stop completely, there are many changes that you’ll need to make to your business to overcome the challenges that the current pandemic has created. For most SMBs that are based in offices, this generally means transitioning everyone into their homes to work remotely, but even this can be tricky to get right if it’s som

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode & Georgette Malitsis, Senior Customer Success Manager, Enterprise at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty and Georgette Malitsis of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm o

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Do You Want To Make A Point Or Do You Want To Make A Difference?

Innovation Excellence

I recently took part in an online open forum for thought leaders. While we were discussing a wide range of topics, including the economic and social impact of previous crises, somebody came out and said, “You know, when this is all over we’re probably going to have another #Occupy movement.” It was an apt observation.

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Succeed with online Brainstormings!

Svava

In this webinar, Elia Mörling, CEO of Idea Hunt, walks us through the Brainstorming Pro template and how you can use it to succeed with your next online brainstorming meeting.

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It Takes The Village To Raise A Child

Innovation Excellence

By Federica D’Armento and Frank Pagano Me, Myself and I You don’t get this in job interviews anymore: how are you as a Team member? In my first interview, some twenty years ago, I spent way too much time describing the ‘me’ and the ‘we’, and how I was going to align with the team.

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How to Develop a Strategic Mind?

Ankush Chopra

Starting April 20, 2020, we are giving free access to our online strategy and business programs to all for the duration of this lockdown. Upon returning home from Europe in Mid March after conducting my executive MBA program, I got busy adapting to the unprecedented situation we have all been facing. I am sure you were in the same boat. I got back to the US just before the travel ban to the EU nations started.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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TURNING A SPLASH INTO A FLOOD

Innovation Excellence

TURNING A SPLASH INTO A FLOOD Amid the craziness of living in an upside-down, don’t-know-what-time-or-day-it-is pandemic world, I’m absolutely thankful for the life lessons and kernels of truth that keep splashing me in the face like ice water. (I’m not saying I always enjoy these learning moments, just that I’m grateful for them.) One of.

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Using Anticipatory Innovation to Navigate Uncertainty

mjvinnovation

Recently, COVID-19 has left the world, as well as the business world, on red alert. The outbreak has rapidly spread across the planet and is dramatically affecting the global scenario. Stockmarkets from Hong Kong to Paris to New York have been reporting concerning lows. The tourism sector is seeing one of its worst periods in years and businesses are drastically searching to find solutions or ways to keep their operations running.

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What is the Most Important Skill for a Leader of Innovation?

Innovation Excellence

Which of these do you think is the most important skill for a leader of innovation? Setting the vision, goals and metrics Generation of great ideas Selection of the best ideas Starting exploration projects Listening to customer feedback Managing the portfolio and stage-gates Gaining support and resources from other departments Killing the weaker projects Launching new products or services Celebrating success.

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The Value of Self-Submitted Stories

Tembosocial

Self-promotion can be virtuous when in self-isolation. Traditionally, employee recognition is shared by one person about another - or about a group of people.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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It Takes The Village To Raise A Child

Innovation Excellence

By Federica D’Armento and Frank Pagano. Me, Myself and I. You don’t get this in job interviews anymore: how are you as a Team member? In my first interview, some twenty years ago, I spent way too much time describing the ‘me’ and the ‘we’, and how I was going to align with the team. This was when ‘facetime’ at the office was mandatory. Marketing was wearing suit and tie everyday, and teams were operating by consensus and under the tight control of one leader.

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How to Have a Positive Mindset During Difficult Times

Tullio Siragusa

How to Have a Positive Mindset During Difficult Times. Many people recently find themselves having difficulty being motivated to keep moving forward with excitement and a positive outlook. We live in a time filled with stress and anxiety due to the uncertainty of the recent Covid-19 calamity that has besieged the entire world. These are unprecedented difficult times filled with financial struggles, health challenges, personal isolation, social disconnection, and fear.

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TURNING A SPLASH INTO A FLOOD

Innovation Excellence

TURNING A SPLASH INTO A FLOOD. Amid the craziness of living in an upside-down, don’t-know-what-time-or-day-it-is pandemic world, I’m absolutely thankful for the life lessons and kernels of truth that keep splashing me in the face like ice water. (I’m not saying I always enjoy these learning moments, just that I’m grateful for them.). One of the biggest cups of frigid liquid that has grabbed my attention most recently is that we can no longer escape or ignore global connectedness.

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#1,631 – ATMOBLUE

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

It’s a strange new world we live in. Fearing for one’s own personal safety (as well as the safety of others) it has now become normal to wear a mask in public with some states even requiring them. Ironically, masks are even now required TO ENTER A BANK!!! Personally, I still find it very strange to have to wear a mask in public and have been reluctant to do so.

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of innovative automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!

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Innovating Now for a Post COVID19 World

Innovation Excellence

COVID19 will change the way we behave, conduct business, and indeed how we innovate for years to come. Exactly how much change we’ll see and what those changes will actually be is still unfolding. But big life changing events inevitably reshape our long-term thinking, values and behaviors. And the social disruption caused by COVID19 has broken more habits and established behaviors than any global event since WWII, opening the door to unprecedented change.

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It Takes a Village: 2020 Atlanta ADDYs

Brunner

An integrated campaign with undercover beavers. Community-building collateral to support firefighters. This is the work we recently celebrated with our clients YellaWood® Pressure Treated Pine and Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation , bringing home 21 awards from the 2020 Atlanta ADDYs. We were thrilled to be recognized, along with our client partners, with nine gold, seven silver and five bronze for work across digital and out-of-home initiatives, from 3D billboards to CGI woodland creatures to

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Do You Want To Make A Point Or Do You Want To Make A Difference?

Innovation Excellence

I recently took part in an online open forum for thought leaders. While we were discussing a wide range of topics, including the economic and social impact of previous crises, somebody came out and said, “You know, when this is all over we’re probably going to have another #Occupy movement.”. It was an apt observation. #Occupy, after all, was a reaction to the Great Recession and it’s reasonable to expect that once we get the Coronavirus under control many will demand serious changes to be made.

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#1,632 – Doctor Dogs

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Dogs were already man’s best friend and if you were lucky enough to own one before COVID-19 hit then you’re likely reaping the rewards of all this increased stay-at-home bonding time that you now find yourself with. But soon it may turn out that dogs can do even more than just entertain us during a quarantine. They may even be able to help stop COVID-19 from spreading in the first place!

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Leading the Development of Profitable and Sustainable Products

Speaker: Jason Tanner

While growth of software-enabled solutions generates momentum, growth alone is not enough to ensure sustainability. The probability of success dramatically improves with early planning for profitability. A sustainable business model contains a system of interrelated choices made not once but over time. Join this webinar for an iterative approach to ensuring solution, economic and relationship sustainability.

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What Should Seniors Expect From The Stimulus Package?

The Human Factor

source. The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused unprecedented hardship for almost every section of society, from small businesses closing, to the retail industry laying off most of its staff in one stroke. So the announcement of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) was eagerly anticipated by many – a one-off stimulus check sent to American citizens, to stave off the worst-case scenario.

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