Tue.Jul 28, 2020

Mercedes Lays Off Staff at Innovation Centers, Seeks Outside Partners

Innovation Leader

Daimler AG, the German company that makes Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Daimler trucks, has laid off more than 100 staffers at its Lab1886 innovation centers around the world

Future-Forward Thinking Outstrips ‘Back to Normal’ Mindset


Disruption is what drives innovation and positive change. Successful innovation strategies include the forward-thinking mindset that helps you move beyond the status quo and develop new ways of thinking. Embrace Change Change is inevitable.

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The Best Project Management Tools for Digital Nomads


What’s in the name ‘Digital nomad?’ It refers to anyone who can travel the world, have a good time, and stay in touch with family and friends—all at the same time while being productive and making a good living.

Where to focus your innovation resources for the most impact

HYPE Innovation

Communities around the globe have been disrupted on an unprecedented scale. As a society, we continue to address the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on both people and business. We’re considering the damage done, contemplating recovery efforts, and thinking about lessons learned.

How a New Crowdfunding Model Offers Guaranteed Refunds and Protection

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Dynamic Coin Offerings (DYCOs) leverage blockchain technology to add accountability to teams. Starting a Business

Timing of innovation – Getting the odds on your side

The Future Shapers

Timing of Innovation is one of the most powerful factors in determining innovation success. However, it is often essentially ignored, because it is a concept that is difficult to understand. This article seeks to help you understand and master it as a skill.

How do I make a circular economy business model?

Board of Innovation

From pre-production to post-consumption, circular business models are the future of the globalized economy. We've listed three principles you need to follow when creating a circular business model. The post How do I make a circular economy business model? appeared first on Board of Innovation.


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WS Audiology: From Value Chain to Technology


Benedikt Heuer on development of technology and processes at hearing aid manufacturer WS Audiology. When talking about "innovation" in the context of "hearing aids", you probably think about developments of new technologies and products.

How leaders can use self-reflection to improve and stay motivated

The Human Factor

We live in an age which is dominated by social media, with 44.84 million UK residents (or just over 67% of the population) using Facebook on a regular basis. Sites such as Twitter and Instagram are similarly popular, amongst an increasingly diverse range of ages of demographics.

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37 Great Quotes on Trust

Idea Champions

If you are a member of a team, there will be times when trust flies out the window. Your willingness to rely on others to do the right thing will shrivel. Such is life. But just because trust shrivels, doesn't mean it's gone. Smaller? Not necessarily. It can be restored.

7 Communication Tips for Innovation Buy-In Beyond R&D


Communicating science in R&D? Pitch innovation like an entrepreneur. Here are 7 tips how, from scientist to scientist. You don’t have to get heavy with the science of an innovation to achieve buy-in from other business units. In fact, too many details can turn off or confuse the most important people you’re trying to pitch […]. The post 7 Communication Tips for Innovation Buy-In Beyond R&D appeared first on Xinova.

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How to turn R&D projects into startups, not experiments


It works! So now what? Turning R&D projects in labs into products on shelves starts with communicating like an entrepreneur rather than a scientist. A scientist tells you how. So what? Communicating science in R&D means translating the jargon and concepts into terms that business units appreciate. This will achieve the buy-in needed to […]. The post How to turn R&D projects into startups, not experiments appeared first on Xinova.

Distributed innovation and virtual project management: Communication tips for Covid-19


Communicate or stall: In the pandemic, virtual project management processes are crucial to keeping innovation moving. Fumbling project handoffs has always been a challenge. Pandemic-driven shifts to virtual teams has turned bad communication into a prolific killer of innovation by Eliot Baker, Programs and Content Manager Good communication is key to good innovation outcomes. That […].

Snacks, oil, and innovation: R&D leadership profile with Chris Koh, PhD, Senior Director and R&D Senior Fellow at PepsiCo


How to lead successful innovation teams and build transformative R&D portfolios: a chat on diversity and open innovation with Chris Koh, PhD Senior Director and R&D Senior Fellow at PepsiCo Leveraging diversity of experience and expertise, both in-house and externally, Chris builds and leads elite R&D teams and successful technology portfolios at PepsiCo […].