Tue.Jun 11, 2019

4 Reasons Why Digital Natives may be your Best Innovation Tool

The Future Shapers

Digital natives. The first time I really heard this phrase, it was 2016 and I was sitting in a classroom, surrounded by “them” and feeling as old as dirt. You see, I was born the same year Michael Dell started his business.

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You need a why and a how, not a what, for innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

I'm going to start a series of blog posts about what 15 years of innovation consulting has taught me. I'm happy to say I've learned a lot about innovation in corporations, and also somewhat excited to say I'm still learning, because the pace and nature of innovation is changing so rapidly.

Want to Improve Employee Productivity? Rethink Your Company Culture


The workplace isn't just about work. Sure, reaching productivity quotas or snagging reputable clients matter, but so does the way your business operates. The post Want to Improve Employee Productivity? Rethink Your Company Culture appeared first on Innovation Management.

New Podcast Series to Highlight Real-Life Innovation Stories


Podcasts themselves are examples of innovation, bringing together compressed audio, RSS feeds, and mobile listening devices into a medium that was born on the internet.

The 7 Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations

While a sustainable standardized method of innovation still eludes most organizations - having this in your toolbox is a game changer! Discover the 7 essential habits for enabling companies to systemize and establish innovation as a core competency.

How Fantasy Becomes Reality

Innovation Excellence

When H.G. Wells was born in 1866, there was no electricity or cars or even indoor plumbing. Still, his active imagination conjured up a world of time machines, space travel and genetic engineering.

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Why Your Organizational Innovation Initiative Will Fail

Innovation Excellence

There are many reasons why your startup will fail, but the main ones are 1) you create a product or service no one wants to buy, and 2) you do not have a profitable and VAST business model. Likewise, there are many reasons why your corporate or organizational innovation initiative will fail.

Learning as We Go with the Power of Retrospectives

Grasshopper Herder

How to use retrospectives so your entire team can get the most out of your experiments. The post Learning as We Go with the Power of Retrospectives appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Lean Startup Teamwork & Leadership Productivity Retrospective

#1,510 – Black Mirror Week: Rokid Vision Specs

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

One of Black Mirror’s favorite things to do is imagine a world that is heavily influenced by a singular piece of technology.

Hidden in Plain View: Seeing More in Medical Images with Artificial Intelligence


In today’s hospitals, healthcare providers including radiologists, pathologists, emergency doctors, and others must analyze tens to even hundreds of medical images a day. The pressure is high to analyze these images both quickly and accurately. Yet, because clinicians are human, mistakes and missed opportunities do occur. Even the best healthcare professionals are susceptible to fatigue, resulting in a higher likelihood of missing a key detail within the image.

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.

#1,509 – Black Mirror Week: Turning Dreams Into Movies

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I have an overactive imagination (shocking, I know) and so I usually have pretty wild, action-packed dreams. Most nights I can even remember what happens in vivid detail, enabling me to write them down or recount them with my friends.

Crowdsourcing Geospatial Innovations for Better Public Services


A project to help people move safely around big cities and other innovative ways to use crowdsourcing and location-based data

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How to Boost Your Creative Powers While You Travel

Michael Roberto

This evening, I'm writing this blog post as I look out on the streets of Dublin, Ireland. For those who have visited this nation's capital, you know that it's quite a vibrant city. Fortunately, I've managed to be here during a wonderful period of sunny, albeit quite cool, weather.

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Old Products, New Tricks

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in.

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.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Old Products, New Tricks

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture.

Embedding Operational Reports: Everything Product Managers Should Know

Old Products, New Tricks

Businesses are run with analytics - but companies continue to struggle with interpreting, analyzing, and distributing data. Operational reports help get information to the people who need it most, in formats they understand, and in a timeframe that matters.

Potholes in your Roadmap and How to Fill Them

Old Products, New Tricks

As a Product Manager, prioritizing work on your roadmap is an important part of your role. To answer roadmap questions, you're probably familiar with frameworks like RICE and Cost of Delay. But products are built by people, and people are messy - unlike these frameworks.

Add Value with a Dashboard Refresh: What You Need to Know

Old Products, New Tricks

Dashboards and analytics can really set your application apart, but that doesn't mean you can implement them and forget about them. Are they adding value to your product? Do your users benefit from them anymore? What should be improved, and what do we have the resources to improve?

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.