Thu.May 16, 2019

4 Practices Innovation Managers Should Retire (And 4 to Keep)

HYPE Innovation

Every year, new tools, technologies, practices, and even full-rounded ideologies invade the innovation space. Those of us working in this space witness this change daily as we watch projects reach (or miss) their targets as a result of new information and tools used.

Slicing and Dicing Innovation Vehicles

The Future Shapers

In this current global market, large corporate companies have seen first-hand their industries disrupted by innovative startups. Startups that bring new technology to their clients and offer customers something novel to an already existing need.

When Being Right is the Wrong Strategy for Change


Frequent readers of this blog are probably familiar with Mark Graban. Mark has been an enormous contributor to the ideological foundation of the KaiNexus continuous improvement software.


Building the Coordinates into your Innovation World

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation can be fairly complex in what needs to be pulled together, as often it ‘flies’ in contradiction to the normal organization’s ways and wishes, especially the emphasis on working in structured, efficient and productive ways.

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.

Are Your Change Management Processes Well-Oiled?


Change management focuses on people, and how they move from their current situation to a new one. Anyone who has been through a major organizational change knows that change doesn’t happen in isolation and that unintended consequences are to be expected.

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4 Disciplines Essential to Strategy Implementation

Focused Momentum

With a strategic plan complete, the leadership challenge switches from strategic thinking to strategic management. Fundamental to the successful management of a new strategic direction is an organization's ability to guide strategy implementation while managing the current plans and commitments.

The Genomics Revolution Is Now Moving At Full Steam. Here’s What It’s All About:

Innovation Excellence

We tend to think of innovation as a single event, but the truth is that it’s an extended process of discovery, engineering and transformation. First, a scientist discovers a new phenomenon, then others figure out to use that knowledge to create a viable solution to an existing problem and finally a particular industry or field. Health/Healthcare Innovation Genomics

Data Science is Essential for 21st Century Innovation: Here’s Why


For statisticians, the career outlook is rosy, even for entry-level job candidates. Organizations around the world need specialists who can translate data into actionable reports that inform mission-critical decision-making. The post Data Science is Essential for 21st Century Innovation: Here’s Why appeared first on Innovation Management. Trend Alert applied statistics careers data science degrees education learning professional development statistics

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Budgets Don’t Cripple Innovation, Poor Investing Does.


Innovation Insights

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.

Not Enough Time To Be Creative? Prioritize.

Phil McKinney

As it says in Psalm 90:10, we are allotted threescore and ten years to do with as we please. Of that, we will spend the equivalent of twenty-three years and four months of it asleep. We will work nineteen years eight months practicing our religion and ten years and two months in recreation.

Brunner PROfile – Developing the Next Generation of Talent: Career Advice for Young Professionals


Millennial. A term often used to describe who I am and categorize me into a societal box. And although I’m considered a true millennial (no matter what generational cutoff point you use), there’s one label frequently overlooked that I prefer to define where I’m at: young professional. Similar to “millennial,” the term “young professional” often generates a polarizing reaction. To me, though, it’s an empowering term. A term I wear as a badge of honor. As a young professional, I get to inspire.

Why Is Innovation Important

Planview Spigit

Over the years we have exhausted the term “innovation.” How many times have you heard “innovate or die” or read articles about how to create a culture of innovation? While the term might seem overused, it remains a critical way of thinking for any successful company. But the question still stands: why is innovation important? And even further, how do you know if you’re faking it? The importance of innovation in today’s world of work.

Agile Sprint: how it brings efficiency to your business


Agile practices transform business in multiple directions, providing powerful models of product and service creation, project management, and much more. In this article, you will understand what agile practices are, what benefits this approach offers to your company. You’ll also understand how Sprint’s approach, derived from Agile, can boost results. Check it out! What are Agile Practices.

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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!

Advice for the Graduating Class of 2019

Michael Roberto

Source: Each spring, I try offer a few words of wisdom on this blog to the students about to graduate from college, here at Bryant University and at other institutions as well.