Mon.Mar 04, 2019

How Change Management Software Promotes Innovation


Agility is perhaps one of the most essential qualities of successful modern companies. The ability to adapt to changing marketing conditions and customer needs is crucial to survival in today’s hyper-competitive environment.

Avoid These Pitfalls when you Measure and Reward Innovation


"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" doesn't apply anymore. If it ain't broke, its obsolete?. Bill Gates. Tweet. Let’s face it, companies are comfortable investing in incremental innovation – fix what is broken, adopt new technology to make their operation more efficient, train their people to increase their productivity. O utputs are the goal for innovation efforts at these businesses, not the amazing outcomes that can be achieved by truly innovative teams.

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Titans of Transformation: 5 Outstanding Examples of Innovation in Business (ALL ELEMENTS)


When it comes to disruption on the modern business landscape, company size is no safeguard. 88% of Fortune 500 companies in the 1955 -2017 period 1 have either gone bankrupt, merged with other firms, or dropped off the list for other reasons.

What is the Cost of a Failed Change Initiative or Innovation Project?

Braden Kelley

It seems like a simple question. One that you would expect to lead to some risk mitigation behavior, but it doesn’t.

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.

How Virtual Reality Will Drive the Future of Business

Innovation Excellence

In 1961, the first minicomputer, called the PDP-1, arrived at the MIT Electrical Engineering Department. It was a revolutionary machine but, as with all things that are truly new and different, no one really knew what to do with it.

Understanding the 5Vs of Big Data


In order to understand at what point ‘data’ transitions into being ‘big data’, and what its key elements are, it is imperative that we study the 5 Vs associated with it: Velocity, Volume, Value, Variety, and Veracity. What is Big Data.

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Resist The Urge To Shortcut Stages in Design Thinking


To stay relevant in the digital era, most companies are considering design thinking, but continue to be immersed in a “Build it, and they will come” mindset. Often, due to a sense of urgency to play catch-up or disrupt the market, they skip empathy and define stages of design thinking and jump to ideation and build a prototype of the new solution. Strategies

Why Copying Culture Doesn’t Work


Benchmarking is stupid. The only reason I recommend benchmarking, analyzing another company, is to learn what not to do. But most organizations don’t think this way. They analyze and copy what competitors do without a worry about whether their practices will work for them or not; including culture. You can’t benchmark culture , from Strategy-Business: But benchmarking culture isn’t feasible. A benchmarking exercise is one of analyzing and copying the things another company does.

How we cultivate sustainability and help our customers do the same


At Wazoku the tools and processes we recommend to our customers when generating ideas or solving business challenges are the same we adopt internally. Balbu, is what we’ve branded our own idea management platform instance in our organisation.

Flipping mindsets to complement humans


It seems that the waves of change are not going to subside anytime soon. The possibilities and opportunities that are emerging, can only be realized with the most resourceful mindsets, behaviours and skill sets.

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.

Finding and Accelerating Solutions to the U.S. Public Sector


By Jon A. Fredrickson, VP, Chief Innovation Officer. Seekers

I really don?t have the energy for this.


We all need to use less energy. Even if renewable sources are growing strongly, much of what we use as consumers still contributes to the bad things we?re re doing to our shared home, planet Earth. As a result, the government, the energy industry and plenty of others have spent the last ten years telling us to use less, giving us “smart meters” and “energy dashboards”, and generally attempting to get us to change our behaviour for good. Has it worked? Not much. I don?t

Open Innovation Uncovers Innovations in Law


A browser extension to help consumers understand company service agreements and a voice command app for legal information

Patent Quality and Utility Essential to Patent Owners


By Matt Troyer, Director of Patent Analytics at Anaqua. As we prepare our 2018 year in review of the USPTO patent and publication statistics, we see a year where patent quality and utility to the patent owner is more important than ever.

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!

Open Innovation for Rapid Product Development


An innovative tool for filing cryptocurrency tax returns

2018 Patent Analysis: Patent Quality and Utility Essential to Patent Owners


By Matt Troyer, Director of Patent Analytics at Anaqua. As we prepare our 2018 year in review of the USPTO patent and publication statistics, we see a year where patent quality and utility to the patent owner is more important than ever.

Meet the yet2 Team – Megan Waldock


This is one in a series of blog posts where we highlight members of the global yet2 team. We recently spoke with Megan Waldock , a project leader currently in our Boston office.