Thu.Apr 11, 2019

Implementing Innovative Ideas in The Conservative Environment of A Large Corporation

Wazoku

Businesses know they must innovate to survive. Some companies are, some people within those companies are and others have unbeknownst innovative ideas tucked away.

Why the Biggest Breakthroughs Often Come From the Quiet Geniuses

Innovation Excellence

When you think of breakthrough innovation, someone like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk often comes to mind. Charismatic and often temperamental, people like these seem to have a knack for creating the next big thing and build great businesses on top of them.

Change 101

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Why Fostering Employee Engagement Also Fosters Innovation

IdeaScale

Employee engagement is what causes employees to want to give extra effort at work. Improve employee engagement and you build an environment that cultivates innovation. Employees who are engaged in their work feel as if they are making a real contribution, feel challenged but not overwhelmed, and believe their voice is heard. Since they consider themselves a valuable team member, they’re willing to do more than what is strictly required. A workplace full of engaged employees is a wonderful thing.

Ten Top Tips on Patenting Your Novel Idea

Destination Innovation

A patent can be taken out on almost any new implementable idea. It is not just about protecting your idea. Your patents are part of your Intellectual Property (IP) and can be valuable assets. Often a start-up company will be bought for its IP rather than its products or sales revenues.

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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!

How to Innovate with Big Data: 4 Essentials

InnovationManagement

A few years ago, big data was a brand new frontier for businesses, and few could afford to leverage the technology on a large scale. Today, it’s much more accessible for companies of all sizes, and the field of big data has begun to mature. Trend Alert

The Brexit Breakthrough: How to Apply Relentless Reinvention in Uncertain Times

The Future Shapers

While the very mention of Brexit sends tempers flaring and many stomachs churning with absolute chaos, one thing is certain: change is coming to the UK and it’s arriving soon.

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Don’t Bite! Your mantra to successfully lead strategy implementation.

Focused Momentum

If you are like most of us, building something you're proud of makes you excited to share it. But in strategy development, the enthusiasm of working hard to create brilliant new thinking can quickly fade when you get to the implementation phase.

Why Some Hoshin Kanri Implementations Go Wrong

Kainexus

Hoshin Kanri is a strategy deployment approach that is popular with organizations using the Lean or Six Sigma business methodology and others that commit to continuous improvement.

Co-Creation & Ecosystem Development

Innovation Leader

Get data from 275 innovation professionals on co-creation and ecosystem development

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Open Innovation: definition, what types and benefits

mjvinnovation

We could summarize open innovation as the use of inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation and expand markets. But that would be far less than the concept can embrace. In this article, we go further.

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.

Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

Planview Spigit

Polaris Industries’ crowdsourcing case study is inspiring people both internally and externally—and their story is still relevant today. As a strong believer that the key to success is in the ethics and values of its employees, Polaris has made the creation of great products not just a job, but a way of life. “We’re We’re proud to have an innovative culture.

Gartner EA & Technology Innovation Summit

ITONICS

Today’s business models are changing rapidly. This also means a big shift for business architects and technology innovation leaders from technology to strategy. Today, too many EAs still play a supporting and consulting role instead of driving digital business and being involved in leadership decisions. The post Gartner EA & Technology Innovation Summit appeared first on. Articles-News

Developing an Innovation Strategy

Strategos

Why you need to develop an Innovation Strategy. As many as 94% of leaders say their organisation isn’t very good at game-changing innovation. At the same time every organisation innovates, but approaches vary, and so do the results.

Gartner EA & Technology Innovation Summit

ITONICS

Big corporations more and more seek ways to team up with startups to get a competitive edge and embrace the “digital native” way of working. Partnering with technology-driven startups makes corporates more agile, innovative, and able to respond quickly to market changes. The post Gartner EA & Technology Innovation Summit appeared first on. Articles-News

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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.

Creating Joy with JoyMakers Innovation Sprint

CREATORS

Last week we were extremely excited to have our final event of JoyMakers program. We mentioned the JoyMakers program several times, and now, after the final event, it’s time to share the process and what we’ve achieved. The Creators process for the JoyMakers program included 8 steps: Step One?—?Research

What Is Your Creative Inspiration?

Phil McKinney

I really enjoy getting behind this microphone. It is my personal creative outlet that is separate from the day job. What was it that got me to start back in 2005? Like all things, I got inspired.

10 Ways To Look After Your Office Space

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. If you own your own business and offices, you will know how difficult it can be to look after your space.

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Gartner EA & Technology Innovation Summit

ITONICS

Big corporations more and more seek ways to team up with startups to get a competitive edge and embrace the “digital native” way of working. Partnering with technology-driven startups makes corporates more agile, innovative, and able to respond quickly to market changes. The post Gartner EA & Technology Innovation Summit appeared first on. Articles-News

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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.

Why Your Business Needs Event Marketing

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. When it comes to marketing your business, there are many different avenues and tools for you to use. One thing that you definitely should not ignore is events.

Open Innovation and the Future of Pet Tech

Yet2

Happy National Pet Day! yet2 is full of animal lovers so we wanted to take today to highlight our two favorite things: technology and our pets!