Wed.Jun 12, 2019

Why Most Corporate Innovation Programs Fail (And How To Make Them Succeed)

Digital Tonto

The real potential of innovation programs is that they provide a space to explore areas that don’t fit with the current business, but may play an important role in its future. Related. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

3 questions to help you decide if you should invest in an innovation management software


If you are involved in managing innovation for your organisation and you have been set with the task to make this decision, the first question you should ask yourself is: “Do we really need an innovation management software?”.

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Every idea needs a sponsor

Jeffrey Phillips

As I noted yesterday, I'm writing a series of posts about what I've learned over the last 15 years of corporate innovation work. Yesterday I wrote about needing a "why and a how" rather than a "what" for innovation.

Calling All Corporate Innovators: What’s Your Company’s Innovation Maturity Score?


Nowadays, companies last less than 20 years on the S&P 500 , down from 60 years in the 1950s — a trend in large part caused by technological disruption. To put it bluntly, the corporate landscape can be summed up as ‘innovate or die.’

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Propel Your Innovation Strategy into Overdrive with Big Data


Big data has been a foundation of innovation ever since the first suggestion box was put out. Since then, the data set has only kept growing, until now you can filter thousands or even millions of data points. How do you effectively use big data to drive innovation? Collect Only Relevant Data.

She Was Told 'No' 100 Times. Now This 31-Year-Old Female Founder Runs a $1 Billion Business.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Melanie Perkins, the co-founder and CEO of popular design platform Canva, and her team are constantly chasing big goals. Small Business Heroes

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Make it Feel Like Home


Our new highly requested feature is already here! Now, all enterprise users can fully customize the look of their Ideanote space. Choose one of the three ready-to-use themes. Make it your own Or create something unique. Match the style of your brand and the feel of your company.

Intrapreneurship is for employees, and business units at Deutsche Bahn

Innovation Excellence

Tobias Taut is venture architect at Deutsche Bahn, and an enthusiastic venture builder. What a great title!

Books about Behavioral Economics

Train yourself on the trending field of behavior change with our recommended books about behavioral economics. These are some of the best books in the field to apply to make better choices, build positive habits, and change behavior for the better.

Bitcoin’s Highs and Lows: Where to Next?

Daniel Burrus

Since the critical acclaim of Bitcoin and digital currencies in 2017, there has been a lot of talk about its future. Bitcoin was the first digital currency to attract mainstream attention, and after that, 2018 was less than glamorous, with the price plummeting.

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.

Connect Progress with the Plan at Mid-Year.

Focused Momentum

Leading a project, team, or company can feel all-consuming. There is so much time and attention taken by planning and managing that the equally important role of communicating is given short shrift.

Does Putting Your Employee Suggestion Box Online Help?


These days just about everything is online and connected. I got a new emersion circulator to make sous vied meals; it’s controlled by an app on my phone. That’s awesome. It’s no wonder that HR leaders in almost every industry are looking for ways to move previously analog tasks into the digital age.

Benchmark Innovation Performance

Commodore Innovation

How does your innovation performance compare to your competitors’? It’s just human nature to be curious about how your performance compares with that of your competitors.

Capture consumer insights to turn them into our clients


Understanding consumers has never been as necessary as it is today, given how volatile their behavior is. And it has never been so simple to learn from them on a mass scale, thanks to technology. This need is shared by all industries and sectors.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

#1,511 – Black Mirror Week: Mini-Brain Platform

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Good news for people who worry about the inhumane treatment of lab rats. In the near future it may be possible to test for new drugs without the need for animal testing at all. Instead, new therapies will be tried out on a human brain. But don’t worry.

Top 5 Hidden Benefits of Brainstorming Pro Workshops


Top 5 Hidden Benefits of Brainstorming Pro Workshops

The Road To Restaurateurship Can Run Smoothly

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. If you love nothing more than spending every moment of your free time in the kitchen rustling up a gourmet storm, then you might be keen to follow your passion for all things culinary and make a business out of it.

Pairing Community Management with Paid Social Media


You’ve done all the work. You’ve created amazing, mobile first content. You’ve developed your messaging strategy, measurement framework and brought your brand to life. Now, it’s time to launch a Paid Social Media campaign to elevate the experience and start driving opportunities for your business! But wait, because there’s one thing many businesses forget about when it comes to Paid Social Media: the fundamentals of the platform on which they’re promoting ads. Let’s take it back to the basics.

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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.

It’s More Than About What You Demand! Choosing To Work With The Right Supplier

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. Starting off a successful business isn’t just about your image , or the product you present, it’s about the relationships you nurture. In any industry, one of the most important relationships you will have is with your supplier.

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