Mon.Oct 14, 2019

Should Lean Tools Be Used for Every Improvement?


Small #kaizen at a #Lean #SixSigma conference — tape markings on stage to show speakers where to stay for the purposes of lighting and video. This was added during the first break. This small improvement didn’t require a belt, root cause analysis, or a project champion.


Abandon the Myth That Everything Happens For a Reason and Try This Instead

Innovation Excellence

Failure and loss are inevitable, but trying to rationalize them can be the last thing you need to do. Yes, I know, you want to recoil at the the headline of this column. Stick with me. The last thing I’m advocating is that life is without purpose. But, it can certainly be random and, like.

Being Innovative Doesn’t Matter. Scaling The Right Ideas Is What Matters


From the department of podcasts that you should listen to is a gem from Farnam Street’s Knowledge Project, an interview with Good To Great author Jim Collins. Among the many things mentioned on the interview is this thought right here: "It's not being innovative that matters, it's the ability to scale the right innovations." " — Shane Parrish (@ShaneAParrish) October 9, 2019. New ideas by themselves are not innovations.

ABC – Always be challenging

Rmukesh Gupta

Seth Godin recently wrote a blog post “ The Big Fish Theory ” that made me think.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Need To Innovate: Be Unreasonable


Let me ask you something: do you think that Steve Jobs was a reasonable man? Do you believe that when people came to him with their ideas, he listened to them and implemented everything that they presented him with?

Certification in Design Thinking

With the trending nature of design thinking, there are many options now for design thinking certification, especially from universities, consulting firms, or expert practitioners.

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F#%& Leaders – Culture does not eat strategy for breakfast

The Future Shapers

Managers are responsible for day-to-day strategic success. They work with people on a daily basis to deliver according to the C-Suite’s vision. Traditional management approaches are making way for something better. In this thought piece Tom McCaffery questions conventional wisdom and provides invaluable insight into a topic many of us think we understand. Culture does not eat strategy for breakfast, it’ s far more serious than that.

Some examples of co-creation that bring brand and consumer together


The use of ad-blocking technologies, online advertising performance (33% of ads generate no purchase intent at all, according to Nielsen ), or the hyper-saturation of messages in social media, to cite only a few examples, are leading brands to think of new models to reach their consumers.

The Wrong Diagnosis means the Wrong Remedy

Innovation Excellence

We tend to revere our clinicians as towering experts in their fields. So how often do you think doctors misdiagnose? How often might your doctor tell you that you have some illness or condition, but it’s not right?

Flipping The Script On First Employment Impressions

The Human Factor

contributed post –. We talk a lot about first impressions and employment. It’s no secret that the majority of employers make up their minds within the first 15 minutes , with many deciding in as little as a minute.

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.

Be our guest in Austin for Aurea Integration DevCon 2020,  Jan. 22-23rd


We love Austin. It’s our hometown, a high-tech hub, and the live music capital of the world. Customers that visit us here usually enjoy it as much as we do — which is why we’re so excited to host Aurea Integration DevCon 2020 here this January 22 – 23 rd.

4 Reasons Customers Struggle To Get In Touch

The Human Factor

contributed post –. Your customers don’t just want a clear relationship with your brand; they also need it. Being able to reach your business establishes trust in your brand.

Protecting Your Business With CCTV Maintenance

The Human Factor

contributed post –. CCTV maintenance is greatly overlooked and disregarded. A lot of businesses have their CCTV system implemented and then they merely forget about it. This is highly ill advised. After all, CCTV is just like any other gadget or mechanical device.