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Innovation Roadmaps: What Are They Good For, Anyway?

Innovation Excellence

At the heart, product roadmaps show the major milestones of a project’s lifecycle. Maintaining Product Roadmaps is a useful discipline in just about any organization that has more than one product. But aside from capturing product timelines, what good are they? If a roadmap is just another deliverable you owe an executive, that checks a.

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Why We Should Start Thinking About the Digital Workplace as "The Connected Workplace"

Tembosocial

While the term "Digital Workplace" doesn't have a hard and fast definition, I think most of us know what the term means. At least we think we do.the Digital Workplace is a set of tools that help us work better, faster, collaborate better, and at the end of the day deliver stellar ROI. But guess what? The top three biggest challenges to digital workplace initiatives are data silos, competing departments, and budget constraints.

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Reducing Confirmation Bias

Michael Roberto

Can students be trained in a way that helps reduce confirmation bias on an unrelated task/decision in the near future? Anne-Laure Sellier, Irene Scopelliti, and Carey K. Morewedge set out to addressz tha the question an interesting study. They have published their results in an article titled, "Debiasing Training Improves Decision Making in the Field.

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Mastering our Thoughts and Actions Is the Key to Happiness

Tullio Siragusa

Mastering our Thoughts and Actions Is the Key to Happiness. Society often defines success as fame, fortune, and achievement as perceived through the eyes of others. We convince ourselves that we will be happy when we finally make our fortune, find the perfect spouse, graduate college, or end up at the top of our business. But most people who define success in these terms are unhappy.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Nominations Open – Top 50 Innovation Twitter Sharers of 2019

Innovation Excellence

We thought it would be a fun summer activity to pull together a list of the top innovation personalities and information sharers on twitter. In case you missed it, here were the Top 50 Innovation Twitter Sharers of 2018. We know we follow a lot of great innovation people on twitter (including a lot of.

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Mastering our Thoughts and Actions Is the Key to Happiness

Tullio Siragusa

Mastering our Thoughts and Actions Is the Key to Happiness. Society often defines success as fame, fortune, and achievement as perceived through the eyes of others. We convince ourselves that we will be happy when we finally make our fortune, find the perfect spouse, graduate college, or end up at the top of our business. But most people who define success in these terms are unhappy.

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Modern leadership styles and innovation: The boss doesn’t always know best!

Wazoku

For many modern businesses, the concept of the boss is somewhat outdated. I am the ‘boss’ at Wazoku, in that I co-founded the company and that ultimately the buck stops with me. But that’s about the only similarity with the traditional role of boss. At Wazoku we have a seven-strong executive and management team, which is collectively responsible for the major decisions the company makes.

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The Lean Linchpin: Middle Managers

Kainexus

A linchpin is a fastener passed through the end of an axle to keep a wheel in position. The term is also used figuratively, according to Wikipedia, to describe, “something [or someone] that holds the various elements of a complicated structure together.” What an apt description of the role of middle managers in a Lean environment. When we talk about the Lean business management approach or just continuous improvement in general, we often say that it involves everyone from the CEO to front line w

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Design Sprint Activities

InnovationTraining.org

Discover and use these common design sprint activities you can utilize to lead innovation at your organization. The design sprint is one of the fastest growing innovation trends in the last decade. This methodology centers around a fast-paced, collaborative approach to problem solving and typically involves 5 days of activities to prompt ideation. Today we’ve covering the most common design sprint activities that you can utilize in your own organization to facilitate innovation today.

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Can Algorithms Feel? Use Emotion To Elevate Search Engine Marketing

Brunner

Originally published in MediaPost. Emotional resonance is essential in marketing. But how do you connect emotionally when writing keyword-targeted copy? To the uninitiated, copywriting for search engine optimization (SEO) may seem prescriptive, awkward and clunky, written for robot crawlers rather than human beings. No one even reads those SEO copy blocks, right?

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Leading the Development of Profitable and Sustainable Products

Speaker: Jason Tanner

While growth of software-enabled solutions generates momentum, growth alone is not enough to ensure sustainability. The probability of success dramatically improves with early planning for profitability. A sustainable business model contains a system of interrelated choices made not once but over time. Join this webinar for an iterative approach to ensuring solution, economic and relationship sustainability.

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Chicago Roundtable on How to Achieve Organizational Agility

Innovation Leader

In mid-July, we brought together 10 innovation and R&D leaders from large organizations at Hyatt Hotels’ headquarters to discuss organizational agility.

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