Thu.Nov 28, 2019

Keep your eye on the prize: a clear goal is dimension 3 of successful innovation

Exago

Innovating successfully in 2020 requires good leadership, a people-first strategy and, as dimension 3 of our guide shows, setting clear, tangible goals and measuring a broad range of results.

How to build successful community open innovation networks

Innovation Excellence

Everyone seems interested in getting the most impact out of their innovation efforts. Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs) have mushroomed since the invention of the Internet and cheap mobile communications.

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Critical Leadership Question: Do You Bring Out Mediocrity In Others?

Game-Changer

Leadership is hard. It’s not about giving commands and mandates; it goes beyond that. You have to get involved with people, care about them. It’s about influence. You see successful leaders deliver results through relationships.

The 6 Best Business Strategies I've Ever Seen

Cascade Strategy

I recently wrote an article about why so many strategies fail. Today though, I want to focus on the flip-side of that coin. I want to share with you my personal top 6 picks for the best business strategies of all time. Enjoy and more importantly, add your own examples in the comments below!

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Top 10 CPG Industry Trends For 2020

Acuvate

In the past decade, the way people shop and engage with CPG brands has undergone an unprecedented change in the market. Enhancing products and offering a superior customer experience have been prime movers of CPG companies as customer demands are fast-changing.

100%Open Past and Future

100%Open

A Reflection on 10 Years in Open Innovation. Marginal to mainstream. When 100%Open was spun out of Nesta 10 years ago, open innovation was interesting. Interesting – in a marginal, quirky, alternative, slightly hippy way.