Thu.Apr 11, 2019

Implementing Innovative Ideas in The Conservative Environment of A Large Corporation


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.

Why Fostering Employee Engagement Also Fosters Innovation


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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The 7 Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations

While a sustainable standardized method of innovation still eludes most organizations - having this in your toolbox is a game changer! Discover the 7 essential habits for enabling companies to systemize and establish innovation as a core competency.

Reorganization Viewed from the Inside, with Fly The Nest

Innovation Excellence

Cédric Mao and Erwann Rozier founded Fly The Nest to help startups grow, and leave the nest, keeping a consistent and cohesive team in action. Since our article last November 2016, there has been a lot of water under the bridge: hereafter, they update their purpose, share with us the inside reorganization they have understaken. Innovation agile Cédric Mao Erwann Rosier Fly the Nest Leadership organization purpose Scale-up Spotify Squad Start-up vision

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How to Innovate with Big Data: 4 Essentials


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

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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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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.

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.

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.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Why Some Hoshin Kanri Implementations Go Wrong


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.

Creating Joy with JoyMakers Innovation Sprint


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.

Developing an Innovation Strategy


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.

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.

Gartner EA & Technology Innovation Summit


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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Open Innovation and the Future of Pet Tech


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!

Gartner EA & Technology Innovation Summit


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