Tue.Nov 05, 2019

So are we doing enough in the Energy and Urbanization Transition?

Paul Hobcraft

In a recent SIEW Opening Keynote Address , entitled “ Accelerating Energy Transformation ,” Cedrik Nike, a member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO Smart Infrastructure, asked the question to the audience: Are we doing enough? Sadly he only had ten minutes.

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Crowdsourcing vs. Focus Groups: A Comparative Review


Crowdsourcing is a favored method of gathering data for product innovation. We live in the information age. Anyone can quickly and easily gather data. As they say, “Data is the new oil.” However, it can also be the new trash.

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Creative Problem Solving Techniques Training


Explore creative problem solving techniques, activities, and articles. If you find your organization or business stuck in a rut, unable to evolve or adapt to changes in your industry or customer expectations, it may be time to try a new approach.

Fast Times in Quick Service

Innovation Leader

What can we expect from the future of fast food? We sat down with Jessica Anselmi, Panera’s Director of Innovation and Category Growth, to find out

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Future of Data Is Streams, Not Snapshots

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Three steps for stepping up your numbers game in the age of immediacy. Innovation Now

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Boost Capital Expenditure ROI


How confident are you when making capital expenditure funding decisions? Are the right CapEx projects prioritized at your organization? The post Boost Capital Expenditure ROI appeared first on Sopheon.

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I Dared to Care

The Future Shapers

Dared to care. In this thought piece Ravi Anand shares some best practices & wisdom gathered over 35 years of having served with US & European organisations leading diverse multicultural teams in a matrixed environment.

Fear and the Sandbox, Part II: Nurturing Innovation in the Workplace

Grasshopper Herder

Lessons from the head of DHL’s Startup Lab on the importance of learning from our mistakes, and nurturing an innovation ecosystem that lets us make them. The post Fear and the Sandbox, Part II: Nurturing Innovation in the Workplace appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com.

A Scaled Agile framework with real autonomous teams? – The Value Board

Innovation Excellence

In an organization that wants to act according to the Agile Manifesto, the mandate of decisions lies with the teams and they are self-organizing. Where does the organization go to if everyone can do their own thing? This may lead to chaos. A form of direction is needed to be stronger together than alone. Leaders. Innovation

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Rating Your Innovation Program: Vanity Metrics vs. True Impact

Moves the Needle

How do you measure the success of your innovation program? We all realize that the desired long-term outcome is massive growth and billions of dollars, but along the way we must make sure we are measuring our progress honestly and in a fashion that demonstrates how our organization has benefitted.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

20 Of The Best Strategy Tools For Your Organization

Cascade Strategy

Strategy is a huge deal for most organizations. It's also a huge topic, that covers many different aspects of running your organization or team. As with anything you're working on, having the right tools for the job makes all the difference between success and failure.

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Technology Innovation in Local Government


San Francisco became the first major city to enforce open data laws and is currently #3 in the country in quality of data

What is the use of innovation software?


The first benefit a company seeks when using innovation software can seem the most logical for such software: innovate with new products, services or processes that may make the organization more competitive in its market, staying ahead of its competitors. However, that is not the only benefit.

Technology Innovation in Sports


Technology and innovation have changed the way people both participate in and consume sports

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

yet2 Insights: The Future of IoT


What does the future hold for IoT? The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded into the tech world over the past decade. From smart thermostats and home assistants to cars that interact with your phone, this rapidly expanding collection of networked devices is giving unforeseeable insights into human behavior, as well as unexpected threats. As technology scouts, yet2 are on the forefront of sourcing the latest IoT innovations for our clients.

The AQX Series: Supporting the IP team’s Full Spend Lifecycle with Financial Management


Dilip Phadke, Independent IP Consultant. Nancy Hegarty, VP of Marketing. Nancy: What main challenges does Financial Management solve? In other words, who will benefit by using this solution and why?

Momentum — Team Effectiveness Training

Gregg Fraley

Momentum. …Accelerating Teams Through Assessment and Training. It’s a sad fact of organizational life that only a small percentage of teams achieve high function. Most teams muddle along, and get the essential things done — or not.

5 Tips for Keeping Your Remote Work Team Connected


All across the business landscape, working remotely is becoming more common. Remote work allows companies to source for talent from a much larger pool since proximity to the company headquarters is no longer a requirement.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.