Tue.Jun 06, 2023

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Identifying Key Component Relationships of Innovation Stacks and Building Blocks.

Paul Hobcraft

Introduction : Mapping out the relationships within an innovation management system is a challenging task. It requires understanding how individuals, data, and communications connect to contribute to innovation at every stage, from discovery to execution. Regretfully today, many innovation management solutions, especially software solutions, have not successfully addressed this relationship problem across the full innovation management process.

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How Nature’s Path Is Supporting Local Organic Community Gardens

Business and Tech

Food insecurity is on the rise all across America and community gardens can have a big impact. Research shows community gardens, which can provide 20 servings of produce for every 11 feet, can help reduce household food security concerns by up to 90%. Jyoti Stephens Vice President of Mission and Strategy, Nature’s Path “Community gardens play a vital role in increasing access to organic food for everyone.


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Managing the Risks of Generative AI

Harvard Business Review

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has become widely popular, but its adoption by businesses comes with a degree of ethical risk. Organizations must prioritize the responsible use of generative AI by ensuring it is accurate, safe, honest, empowering, and sustainable. Organizations need to be mindful of the ethical implications and take necessary steps to reduce risks.

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Learning by Doing: Embracing Experiential Learning


Greetings from 100%Open! As we embrace the summer season and continue to thrive in the world of innovation and collaboration, we wanted to take a moment to share our perspective on effective capability building within organizations. Drawing inspiration from David Kolb’s ideas on experiential learning, we introduce our innovative approach called “Learning by doing” Traditional training programs often involve significant investments of time and money, yet they may not always deli

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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AI Prompt Engineering Isn’t the Future

Harvard Business Review

Despite the buzz surrounding it, the prominence of prompt engineering may be fleeting. A more enduring and adaptable skill will keep enabling us to harness the potential of generative AI? It is called problem formulation — the ability to identify, analyze, and delineate problems.

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How college presidents can last in the job to create lasting change

Christensen Institute

Surveying the long tenures and transformational impact of higher education leaders like Freeman Hrabowski, Michael Crow, Paul LeBlanc, Richard Levin and Pat McGuire surfaces a daunting reality. Those individuals’ time in the presidencies have been measured in decades. Instituting and solidifying lasting change at most colleges and universities is not an overnight phenomenon.

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How to Fail Your Way To Success

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton “Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly” It’s a meme and my new favorite euphemism for getting dumped/fired (as in, “There was a rapid unscheduled disassembly of our relationship.

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Bear it with a Smile and Learn from Mistakes

Rmukesh Gupta

Julia Child was a phenomenal cook and a TV personality. This is a quote from her book – My Life in France: Usually one’s cooking is better than one thinks it is. And if the food is truly vile, then the cook must simply grit her teeth and bear it with a smile, and learn from her mistakes. – Julia Child, My life in france In my experience, what she said about one’s cooking is true about every aspect of our lives.

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Programmatic buying: The high-tech, data-driven way to manage ad buys in real time — and drive business results


Gone are the days when advertisers had to rely on a tedious process of negotiating deals with individual account reps channel by channel, committing to ad buys, and waiting for days to receive data. Now, in a new age of high-tech, data-driven advertising, programmatic buying has emerged as the most strategic and effective solution for savvy marketers to beat the competition and drive business results.

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Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Innovators: Shaping a Diverse Future in STEM


As we embrace and celebrate Pride Month, it is essential to recognize the contributions of LGBTQIA+ individuals across various fields, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. LGBTQIA+ inventors have played a significant role in shaping our world through their ground-breaking innovations and creative thinking. Join us as we add the story of a new LGBTQIA+ Innovator every week for the month of June.

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The Product Symphony: Orchestrating Success with Storymapping

Speaker: Jamie Bernard - Senior Product Director at Launch by NTT Data

In today’s dynamic business landscape, successful product management hinges on a keen understanding of customer needs and market dynamics. Storymapping emerges as an invaluable pre-investment tool, enabling smarter decision-making, more accurate resource allocation, and enhanced scope control. It serves as a catalyst to better align your entire organization, setting the stage for impactful, customer-centric product management.

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Steps to take to harness the power of innovation in your organization

Moves the Needle

Readers Note: If you’d like this content in audio format please click here Innovation. A word that permeates boardrooms, management meetings, and the corridors of organizations worldwide. It is key to staying relevant, thriving amidst continuous disruptions, and driving long-term success. But what does innovation truly mean to your organization? How can you harness its potential and translate it into tangible outcomes?

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How to Get Stakeholder Buy-In for a Toolchain Integration Platform


Change is never easy, and that holds particularly true with the tools people are accustomed to using in their day-to-day work. Even if that change is an upgraded all-in-one platform that can eliminate redundancies, integrate multiple tools, and solve persistent pain points. So how can you convince stakeholders to take a leap of faith and commit to switching platforms?

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The Opioid Crisis, CEO Pay, and Shareholder Activism

Harvard Business Review

How can one company best hold itself accountable for its role in the opioid crisis?

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How to Innovate, Part 2: Distill

Carla Johnson

June 6, 2023 In part one of this 5-part series on how to innovate, we dove deep into how to better observe our surroundings. We learned why great ideas start with more ideas, and how to observe the world around us step by step. But it isn’t enough to simply collect dots.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Why More Companies Should Have a Sabbatical Policy

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with HBS lecturer DJ DiDonna on the value of extended time off.