Mon.Jun 17, 2019

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Choosing WHAT to Do

Innovation Excellence

In business you’ve got to do two things: choose what to do and choose how to do it well. I’m not sure which is more important, but I am sure there’s far more written on how to do things well and far less clarity around how to choose what to do. Choosing what to do. Innovation Strategy wardley maps

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Understanding the innovation options in your business

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm writing a series of blog posts to document some of the things I've learned in innovation along the way, over 15 years of leading corporate innovation work. So far I've written several blogs, the first about the importance of d efining a why and a how for innovation , the second about the importance of an idea sponsor. Today I'm going to focus on the key drivers for innovation and explain what drives innovation in many organizations.


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Scarcity Is an Illusion

Tullio Siragusa

Scarcity Is an Illusion. It’s tempting and easy to choose to see life as a glass half empty or half full. It’s also easy to judge having more or less, as either being full or empty. Abundance or scarcity. Are these two opposite realities something that happens in the mind, or do they manifest in real life in measurable ways? The answer to both questions is yes. But the more important question is what comes first, the reality or the state of mind? In what order do they happen?

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How IBM Sees The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Innovation Excellence

Ever since IBM’s Watson system defeated the best human champions at the game show Jeopardy!, artificial intelligence (AI) has been the buzzword of choice. More than just hype, intelligent systems are revolutionizing fields from medicine and manufacturing to changing fundamental assumptions about how science is done. Yet for all the progress, it appears that we. Innovation Artificial Intelligence

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Roadmap Personas: The Best Way to Set Expectations for Teams, Clients, and Leadership

Speaker: Johanna Rothman - Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman as she discusses developing persona-specific roadmaps and the reasons why sometimes less is more.

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Strategic Plan Template

Cascade Strategy

Need a helping hand to create your strategic plan? Download our tried and tested strategic plan template - the same template used by thousands of startups and multinationals alike. Our strategic plan template will help you to create a complete strategy, from your vision statement through to your values, your focus areas, strategic objectives, projects, and KPIs. Creating Your Strategy

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What Happens When You Succeed?


There are many, many, many stories of failure in the innovation world, the startup world, and the VC world. Interestingly, all three of those worlds treat failure differently: in the innovation world, some organizations may pull back on innovation initiatives. In the startup world, the startup may pivot, shed, or add founders to shake things… The post What Happens When You Succeed? appeared first on hellofuture.

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CEO Insights on Innovation from the 2019 Bootcamp: Anton Affentranger, Former CEO of Implenia

Strategyzer Innovation

During our 2019 Bootcamp last week, we had the pleasure of hosting Anton Affentranger, former CEO of Implenia, a European construction company with CHF3.8BN in revenues. Alex and Anton discussed innovation within the context of an existing organization. Anton consistently referred to the challenge of innovating at an existing company (exploit portfolio) and how to convince stakeholders to assess innovation differently than execution.

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#TargetDown is an Opportunity for Improvement


I guess I picked a bad day to go to Target. I kind of knew it was a bad day to go to Target because it was a Saturday and the day before Father’s Day. I didn’t know it would be a really, really bad day to go to Target - an all systems are down sort of day. But it was.

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Inside Sam’s Club Now, an Incubator Store for Testing New Concepts

Innovation Leader

Sam’s Club Now is an incubator store made to test out ideas like AR experiences with products, cashierless checkout, a Sam’s Club app, and more

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Four Flashing Warning Signs You Can’t Ignore

Innovation 360 Group

Business Rescue: Part II. Every company is as unique as a strand of DNA, but on the larger scale, it is not as hard as you think to read the signs of a rapidly approaching upheaval. There are four flashing warning lights that indicate faster, more flexible competitors are about to reshape the competitive landscape: 1. When you are operating in highly regulated markets, like the taxi industry, hotels, or healthcare. 2. A few key players have consolidated all the power.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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One2Team Recognized for Most Complete Vision by Gartner


One2Team is proud to share that Gartner has named us in its 2019 PPM Magic Quadrant as the visionary with the most complete vision! This is now the 8th year in a row that we’ve been included in the Magic Quadrant as a visionary, and we are grateful that Gartner continues to recognize our dedication to innovation. Gartner

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How to Curate the Workplace for a Stellar Employee Experience


Tell me if this sounds familiar - you get an email from Corporate about an important policy change. It’s not something you can act on today. It’s not something you can put on your calendar. You know it’s important but where can you put stash the message so that you don’t lose it or forget about the policy when you do need to act on it? HR Employee Culture

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WEBINAR: Customer Driven Technology Development


WITH GUEST SPEAKER ERIN SPRING DIRECTOR OF NEW VENTURES AT GOODYEAR. Projecting the future is hard enough. You’re dealing with incomplete information, fighting multiple sources of bias, and trying to integrate a wide range of weak signals. Building the future is tougher still: tensions with the business, high uncertainty and risk, and long-term horizons to success. Yet the upside is massive. Innovation R&D innovation management

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Big Data Boost for Restaurants


Using sensors and big data to improve the restaurant experience for diners

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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How Ignite 2019 Can Help You Deliver Value Through Strategic Innovation


Innovation. It’s one of the most important elements pushing organizations forward. In today’s tech-driven society, innovation is more important than ever. Companies that experience long-term success are able to stay in touch with the needs of their customers, constantly innovating so their products and services address those needs. We all know what happens to companies that can’t deliver ongoing strategic innovation. There’s even a saying about it, “innovate or die.”.

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Logos And Marketing Materials

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. In this blog post, we are going to provide some advice on logo design and print marketing materials. image source. Reasons You Should Never Use A Free Logo Maker . Logo design tools are widely available. If you take a look on the Internet, you will see a number of different free logo creators. These can be tempting; allowing you to create your own logo without having to worry about the expense. However, they should be avoided like the plague. Read on….

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Giving Feedback: Stay on Your Side of the Net

Michael Roberto

Source: Adam Bryant, managing director of Merryck & Co, has a terrific article for the New York Times (for which he used to write regularly), about how to build a successful team. He based this essay on over 500 interviews he conducted with senior executives over many years while writing the Corner Office column for the newspaper.

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50 Quotes on Risk Taking

Idea Champions

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." -- Goethe. Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." -- Helen Keller. It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult." -- Seneca. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go." -- T.S. Eliot 5.

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Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.