Tue.Mar 12, 2019

Launch & Abandon Trap – Why Innovation Fails

Innovation Excellence

“People were so excited and then things just went back to business as usual.” Leadership announced our new innovation initiatives at the company-wide meeting but then I didn’t hear another word about it.” There was a lot of fanfare in the beginning but then it just fizzled out kind of like every other initiative so. Change collaboration Culture & Values Innovation Leadership #innovation #innovator #leadership #culture #cultureofinnovation #whyinnovationfails

Try this Brainstorm Method – The Contradictory Innovation

Destination Innovation

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay. Consider for a moment these self-contradictory innovations: The solar-powered torch (flashlight). The inflatable dartboard. The underwater hairdryer. The waterproof teabag. The concrete liferaft.

Is sustainability part of your innovation strategy?

The Future Shapers

Talk about Innovation and we think of new, bright, shiny. We immediately want or ‘need’ the latest version of our phone, laptop or other device; we immediately assume we need to replace the ‘old’ version – which may only be 12-18 months old – to take advantage of the new, even if in reality the upgrade doesn’t provide a better experience or provide a truly remarkable progression of what we are currently using.

Calculating the ROI for Your Idea Management System Launch


How is your idea management software performing? How do you measure the intangible?

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.

5 Critical Corporate Event Planning Dos and Don'ts to Save You Headaches


Let's face it — planning and executing a successful corporate networking event, awards reception, or multi-day conference can be a massive headache. From finding a great corporate event space to coordinating with. Corporate Innovation

Problem Seeking 101

Innovation Excellence

The 12 steps to biomedical innovation starts with being a problem seeker, not a problem solver. Eventually, to be successful, customer problems and solutions need to meld around a VAST business model i.e. one that is not just profitable, but that demonstrates: 1.

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How to use AI in E-commerce


Do you run an e-commerce store that sells fast moving products or services? Well, if you do, then you are lucky. Research by Statistica shows that in 2018, total e-commerce sales hit $2.8 trillion. It is expected that this figure will significantly increase in 2019, and might hit $4.88

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Rapid Innovation in digital time

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Looking For Ways To Finance Your Business? You Can If You Plan!

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. If all the business advice is to be believed, you need a pretty significant amount of capital to start a company. Things like product development and manufacturing certainly don’t come cheap. Not to mention that any business needs to pile a fair amount into things like marketing.

6 Mistakes Your Law Firm is Making with Client Experience | Collective Campus


Law firms have long held a monopoly when it comes to providing legal services but changes in technology and just as importantly, client expectations, are transforming both the consumption and practice of law

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Managing Your Money: Avoiding Financial Ruin

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. Getting your finances right is absolutely crucial if you want to lead the life you want. If you’re already struggling, even a minor financial issue can have a huge impact on your life, and mess things up for the foreseeable future.

Leveraging Networks in the Era of the Intelligent Enterprise

Leveraging Networks

Over the past few decades, technology has become an increasingly present force in our daily lives, both personally and professionally. Intelligent technologies have particularly made waves in virtually every industry, so understanding them (as well as how to use them to your advantage) can really be the game changer.

An insight is like pole vaulting.


I am in charge of teaching students from Ecole Crea in Lausanne (Switzerland) all about consumer intelligence. My course is centered around “insights”. To illustrate my view on insights, I conducted a series of videos on insight, with interviews from a wide range of experts, including creatives, strategists, marketers, researchers, etc. My first interview was with David Simoes-Brown from 100% Open. I had the pleasure to partner with David when leading strategy at Catalyx a few years back.

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