Wed.Mar 25, 2020

The Fallacy of the Aha Moment & Overnight Success in Innovation

Idea to Value

We’ve all heard the story of Newton and the apple. According to the legend, he came up with the theory of gravity when he was sitting under a tree and an apple fell on his head, at which point it all suddenly dawned on him. We love to hear stories of these great aha moments. The question is, are they true? Are innovations really born out of these miraculous moments of insight? Let’s dig a little deeper. Why aha moments don’t really matter.

Why Communication is the Key to Enterprise Innovation?


According to Harvard Business School professor Clay Christensen, 95% of all product innovations fail after their release on the market. This statistic points to a major discrepancy between the solutions that businesses are offering and the problems that customers want solved.

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5 Ways To Foster Innovation Mentality Across Your Company


Innovation is really about leadership. So how can you encourage innovation in your organization? There is no one thing, no recipe to follow. But, there are principles that you can follow to drive innovation in your organization. Here are 5 ways to foster innovation mentality across your organization: Be bold. Playing it safe doesn’t require effort. Most people and organizations live in a repetitive loop, where their habits are in control.

#1,610 – Coronavirus Tracking Apps

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Every time I leave my house, to go to the grocery store, or run some other errand, or to go hiking, I wonder if I am putting myself at risk of contracting COVID-19. A paranoia that is a familiar feeling to most people living through these unprecedented times.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

This Is A Defining Moment; Will You Squander It?

Daniel Burrus

New Year’s Day 2020 was the dawn of a new year, a new decade, and a strong stock market with strong growth forecasts, despite being an election year, in which a high level of uncertainty is prevalent. But now, with the global pandemic causing a much higher level of uncertainty, it’s never been more important to ask, “What are we certain about?”.

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Makers of Tomorrow: William Wang

Entrepreneur - Innovation

A Q&A with the Vizio CEO about how his company is reimagining smart TVs amid the streaming revolution. Leadership

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COVID19: Winners, Losers and New Business Opportunities


The world seems a lot different today than just 30 days ago


Working from Home: Seven Tips for Doing It Productively

Innovation Leader

Christian Ponce from LogMeIn shares tips to help teams effectively innovate from home, stay connected, and balance their jobs and home lives

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Rocket Your Product To The Top With The Perfect Launch

The Human Factor

There are no parts of a product’s lifecycle more important than the launch. It’s not the end-all and be-all, but it can very quickly determine enough viability to keep the production afloat, while a difficult one means that you have a lot more work to do to capture the demand necessary to make a profit for the company. Here, we’re going to look at what goes into a product launch and how to make sure you manage it in the best way possible. source. Pin that market down.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Business Continuity : How to Recover, Focus and Grow Again?


Business continuity should always be top of mind for every company leader. It sure will be on everybody’s mind these days. Business continuity means dealing with current issues, problems, crises, and survival. Possibly less urgent, but equally important is the preparation for focused resurrection and renewed growth of your business.

Eco-innovation for value and competitive advantage in consumer electronics


Xinova innovator Julia Goldstein, PhD, author of Material Value: More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products, explains how leading companies invest in eco-innovation and meet Environmental Social Governance (ESG) standards to do good, add value, and gain competitive advantage. Consumer Electronics and the Environment: Toward Solutions that Make […].

Why Companies May Benefit from More Transparency about Product Drawbacks

Michael Roberto

Source: Pixabay Most companies, quite expectedly, focus intensely on the positive attributes of their products and services when communicating with customers. They market all the benefits, and typically, they minimize any discussion of the limitations or drawbacks of the product. After all, who would want to shine a spotlight on negative attributes of your products? Well, Harvard Business School scholars Ryan Buell and MoonSoo Choi decided to challene the conventional wisdom.

Medical device innovation and supply chain management in the time of COVID-19


We are asking for expert insights into the pandemic-disrupted future of medical device supply chain and innovation. Xinova’s own medical device Jedi, Dr. Kate Stephenson is a Stanford University Mechanical Engineering PhD with over 20 years of design experience, 15 of those spent exclusively in new medical device products. An additive manufacturing expert with advanced supply […].

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.