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Crowdsourcing and APIs: Everything You Need to Know


Crowdsourcing is the act of harnessing the power and work force of a crowd to accomplish a task. Lately, companies creating documentation for APIs have turned to crowdsourcing. Instead of companies hiring an entire documentation team, all that’s needed is one person to edit contributions.

The Limits of Positive Thinking

Destination Innovation

The magical potency of positive thinking has been a common theme among motivational speakers for a long time. In 1952 Norman Vincent Peale published his seminal book, The Power of Positive Thinking. He advocated that you should always be optimistic.

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Insurance technology trends that are shaping 2020

Board of Innovation

Read about the key challenges faced by insurance innovators as we discuss 5 trends that have been impacting the industry: AI, blockchain, digitization, personalization and data, as well as hiring and retaining technically skilled talent.

Market Demand, Not Just Technology, Create New Career Paths In The Next Economy


I own a small collection of Air Jordan’s. I bought most of them in the resell market, which is projected to become a $6 billion business globally by 2025, according to a recent analysis from Cowen & Co. So, providing authentic sneakers to people like me is a big business!

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Don’t Treat the Symptoms – Turn off the Pump

Innovation Excellence

Find the Root Cause In August 1854, there was a deadly outbreak of cholera in the Soho district of central London. Cholera leads to diarrhoea, vomiting, dehydration, and in many cases to death. Thousands of people fell ill and over 600 died. At that time, medical authorities believed that cholera was caused by ‘miasma’ –. Innovation 1854 cholera john snow London outbreak problem abnalysis remove the handle root cause analysis soho

StratChat Webinar Replay with Hal Gregersen: Asking Great Questions

Strategyzer Innovation

Here's the replay of our StratChat webinar with special guest Hal Gregersen, executive director of the MIT Leadership Center and senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management and co-author of 'The Innovator's DNA'. Webinar

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8 Strategies to Improve Employee Retention


In a time when almost 40% of employees switch jobs every year and 45% of employers say that they are unable to find employees with the right skills, employee-retention strategies are a top concern for talent managers.

How Is Modern Integration Approach Driving The Future Of Digital Transformation


Businesses are rapidly moving toward implementing digital transformation for gaining a standout presence in their market. Digital transformation looks lucrative for two of its core benefits- improvements in operational efficiency and reduction in the cost of doing business.

Co-creating for marketing success: Why customers are the new marketing agency

Launching a campaign to customers is nerve-wracking for even the most established marketing department. An epic amount of work has led to this point: research, strategy, endless meetings, creative, testing and execution.

Don’t Deprive Your Business Of IT Support – Outsource Now!

The Human Factor

contributed post –. source. Most business owners today rely heavily on IT systems to run the majority of their business processes. From customer management systems to essential emails, work documents, and financial reports, the list of necessary records kept in digital form is endless.

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Tips for Startups: Interacting with Large Corporations more Effectively


This is the first in a three-part series on how startups can interact with large corporations more effectively. Are you a startup looking for co-development opportunities? More and better distribution channels? Acquisition opportunities and successful exit? Essentially, are you looking to join forces with a large company? Here’s the next question: do you know the best way to approach, interact with, and get to deal with large corporations?

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Breaking The Barrier Between Small And Large Businesses

The Human Factor

contributed post –. Every large business was small once. So, why is it so hard for small companies to expand and reach the heights of the leaders in their particular industries? Why does it feel as if there’s a barrier between small and large businesses?

#1,547 – Light Phone

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Smartphones are great. They fit in the palm of our hands and put more computing power in our pockets than NASA used to put a man on the Moon. They enable us to communicate with one another. Empower us to surf the web. Engage us with apps and games. They’re not just gadgets.

Start With Mindset


Time flies. We’re already at the 10 year anniversary of the Lean Startup. Yes, it was a little over 10 years ago that Eric Ries started sharing a series of blog posts and giving talks on a new way of building products?—?ideas ideas that went on to spark the global Lean Startup movement.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.

#1,546 – Zao

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

According to anthropologist Robin Dunbar the evolutionary limit to how many meaningful relationships we can have is 150, a buffer now known as Dunbar’s limit.

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How to Escape Education's Death Valley

Idea Champions

Idea Champions