Mon.Jun 10, 2019

Keep the Ball Rolling: 5 Continuous Improvement Methods for Long-Term Business Success

Qmarkets

The 2019 Summer of Sports has finally arrived, with the Cricket World Cup in full swing, the FIFA Women’s World Cup just beginning, and a plethora of other major global competitions on the horizon.

LEAN 52

An Openly Innovative Attitude.

100%Open

As a “newbie” to the innovation sector, I have to admit I had some help from the jargon buster. I’ve also come to understand that open innovation is no longer a novelty concept, rather a part of the culture at the heart of many companies, including Carlsberg , Argos , and Oxfam. This openness is helping them challenge conservative approaches thus, stand out from their competitors.

How Culture Change Works: 3 Lessons

BrainZooming

Brainzooming participated in a new business presentation with a group of other companies. We were proposing a change initiative for a multi-agency department within a city government.

14 LGBTQ+ Innovators, Inventors and Scientists who changed the world

Idea to Value

This month is Pride Month, during which time the LGBTQ community comes out in force to celebrate their identity. I wanted to write an article celebrating the works of the most influential gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual innovators, inventors and scientists throughout history.

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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 Project Scorecard: Evidence Trumps Opinion

Strategyzer

The focus should not just be on products and services when running experiments to test new business ideas. Our focus should be on assessing if we are making progress from our initial idea to a profitable business.

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May the 4th Industrial Revolution be with You – Part 2: You can Check Out Any Time You like but You can Never Leave

InnovationManagement

This is the second in a series of articles that explore the impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on how we are living our lives today and how we should go about earning a living in the years to come.

Intel Has Figured Out How To Compute In 3 Dimensions And It Could Put The Company Back On Top

Innovation Excellence

In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore published a remarkably prescient paper, which predicted that the number of transistors on a computer chip would double about every two years.

Actor-Oriented Organizing for the Digital Age

IdeaSpies

Digital technologies are transforming the global economy. In his pioneering book Being Digital (1995), technology futurist Nicholas Negroponte described how the old industrial economy would be eaten away by a new digital economy.

HR 4.0: how technology is transforming people management

mjvinnovation

Have you heard of HR 4.0? Well, know that this concept has been gaining more and more force all over the world, going through organizations from the most varied markets. Keep reading to understand in depth! What HR 4.0 The concept of HR 4.0 is closely linked to the so-called Industry 4.0, or to the fourth major industrial revolution. If Industry 4.0

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.

Average company lifespan has shrunk to 10 years – Don’t be average!

Innovation 360 Group

Business Rescue: Part I. Everything is an S-Curve. Even you and even your company. Everything that grows and develops over time (Including businesses) follows a predictable pattern: The classic S-Curve model. It’s means you’re born; you grow, you slow down as you mature, and then you fade out permanently. This trajectory is true of people, organizations, cities, countries, civilizations – everything. All of us and all we do is somewhere on that curve.

Amazon Didn’t Kill JCPenney. This Did.

Econic

There are a few companies whose decline seems more inevitable than JCPenney. Malls are vanishing… Department stores are dying… Amazon owns the retail marketplace… There’s just no place for a company like JCPenney or any department store in the new economy. That’s the story I believed… until I dug deeper. Looking at the stock price of JCPenney, they peaked in 2007 right before the recession, then, like all other department stores, started to decline.

#1,508 – Black Mirror Week: Personal AI Avatars

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The current season (if you can even call three episodes a season) of Black Mirror features an episode starring Miley Cyrus in which a young pop star is forced into a coma so that her manager can replace her with a digital avatar that can go on tour 24/7 without ever needing a break.

Keep the Ball Rolling: 4 Continuous Improvement Methods for Long-Term Business Success

Qmarkets

The 2019 Summer of Sports has finally arrived, with the Cricket World Cup in full swing, the FIFA Women’s World Cup just beginning, and a plethora of other major global competitions on the horizon.

LEAN 52

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!