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Podcast S3E51: Stephen Shapiro – Using different lenses to reframe business problems

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with Stephen Shapiro about his new book, Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems. We go through multiple examples of how companies have achieved innovation success by approaching problems in a new way, enabling them to ask better questions.

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The Energy Transition Needs A Structured Innovation Process

Paul Hobcraft

All of us are at present, caught up in the terrible spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). It is hard to think about other things when such societal and economic impact is hitting each of us every day. In this period of such disruption, we do need to hang onto our beliefs, objectives, and goals, both short and long term. We are at a real point where we will be reshaping our economies, it is unlikely we will return to the ‘old’ normal.

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We need to delay the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Idea to Value

Dear International Olympic Committee – IOC. We need to delay the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, for the following reasons: Japan’s elderly population. Tokyo’s crowded infrastructure. The athletes’ ability to perform. I worked for more than 2 years on the London 2012 Olympics directly with the athletes, and have seen first hand what the Games are like, in the stadium and in the athletes village.

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Innovating for Success after COVID19

Innovation Excellence

We will beat the COVID19 virus, and innovation will play a key role in that victory. We will find new treatments, using either new drugs, or hopefully fast-tracking reapplication of existing ones. We will reapply existing technology to mass produce respirators. Nothing spurs innovation like a crisis, or a war, and we are in the middle of.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm of marketing potential!

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Podcast S3E51: Stephen Shapiro – Using different lenses to reframe business problems

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with Stephen Shapiro about his new book, Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems. We go through multiple examples of how companies have achieved innovation success by approaching problems in a new way, enabling them to ask better questions.

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To Kill or Persevere: How Do You Score Innovation Projects?

Strategyzer Innovation

Leaders often struggle with judging and making decisions on innovation projects. When faced with several teams that have been working on new innovative business ideas, leaders find it difficult to choose the ideas to give further investment and the ideas to stop. Each team will be passionate about their idea and convinced of its potential success. The real question for leaders is whether there is evidence that the teams are close to finding value propositions that resonate with customers and bus

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Upskilling to drive growth in times of uncertainty

Innovation Excellence

Someone asked me recently, how many times I have reinvented myself and my business, throughout my long and stellar career. I found myself hard-pressed to accurately share the actual number. It seems that, for me, reinvention became a really useful and rewarding habit, especially as it forced me to upskill, to successfully and continuously adapt.

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12 of the Best Tools for Real-Time Team Collaboration

Innovation Leader

What are you using to collaborate, run brainstorming sessions, and move projects forward at this moment of remote work? Here are some tools our community recommended.

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COVID-19 Resources

Rebel & Reason

Rebel Friends, as our entire community takes this current time day by day, our team is working diligently to keep an up to date list of resources. Whether you need aid for yourself, your family, your neighbors, or your business, below are a few great resources you can use. If you are looking to support or donate, plenty of organizations below are seeking help.

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WHO WILL BE IN ROOM 716?

Innovation Excellence

WHO WILL BE IN ROOM 716? Thursday, March 19th, 2020, will be a day I’ll never forget. My team and I landed in Southern California in the midst of the most widespread pandemic our world has faced in my lifetime. After we arrived at our (not small) hotel, we discovered that our group of four.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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Innovators, How Do You Find Your Next Problem to Solve?

InnovationManagement

If you’re working in innovation there’s nothing as rewarding as making the long journey from inspiration to implementation. The post Innovators, How Do You Find Your Next Problem to Solve? appeared first on Innovation Management.

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How to Live Curiously and Manifest Results

Tullio Siragusa

How to Live Curiously and Manifest Results. Champions in every field are generally curious creatures. Curiosity unlocks a drive and enthusiasm to learn and grow. It is a precursor to discovery and innovation. A curious mind is a mind that doesn’t accept the status quo, instead it longs for change. If you are a curious person, it is natural that you are a person full of ideas.

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Community Mode: On

Rebel & Reason

There are plenty of media sites covering an overwhelming amount of “survival mode” stories so we have decided to keep our rebel family updated with “community mode” updates. We talk a lot about disruption and now, almost every last one of us is seeing what this looks like in real-time and we are witnessing the amazing ways brands are responding. In the face of disruption, the number one rule is to pivot quickly.

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14 Different Types Of Innovation: Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Idea Drop

Each year consulting firm PwC takes the pulse of leaders around the world to see what excites them, what concerns them, and what drives their actions now and in the future. Innovation is usually at the forefront, driven in large part by the concerns around the pace of social, economic and technological change during the so-called 4th […]. The post 14 Different Types Of Innovation: Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All appeared first on Idea Drop | Idea Management Software.

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The Project Clinic: Assessing Project Health, Planning, and Execution

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar

Picture your projects as patients, each with its own unique rhythm and pulse, thriving under your care 🥼 🩺 Step into the role of an innovative project doctor in our upcoming webinar! This session is your guide to evaluating the health of your projects through Waterfall and Agile practices like Scrum and Kanban. We’ll explore the vital signs of project success through the lens of the “iron triangle” metrics, using deliverables as tracers.

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COVID-19: Business R&D Spending Will Fall by at Least 5-6%

Commodore Innovation

In the last few weeks our worlds have been turned upside down. As individuals we are grappling with the fear, disruption and uncertainty brought about by COVID-19. The organizations we work for are scrambling to manage extraordinary challenges. In some sectors, the threat is unquestionably existential. For almost all it is likely unprecedented. Innovation teams are not, of course, immune to this disruption.

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How to Live Curiously and Manifest Results

Tullio Siragusa

How to Live Curiously and Manifest Results. Champions in every field are generally curious creatures. Curiosity unlocks a drive and enthusiasm to learn and grow. It is a precursor to discovery and innovation. A curious mind is a mind that doesn’t accept the status quo, instead it longs for change. If you are a curious person, it is natural that you are a person full of ideas.

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COVID-19: Business R&D Spending Will Fall by at Least 5-6%

Commodore Innovation

In the last few weeks our worlds have been turned upside down. As individuals we are grappling with the fear, disruption and uncertainty brought about by COVID-19. The organizations we work for are scrambling to manage extraordinary challenges. In some … The post COVID-19: Business R&D Spending Will Fall by at Least 5-6% appeared first on Commodore Innovation.

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COVID-19: Solving challenges and leading through change

Wazoku

There’s no doubt the coronavirus, which causes the disease known as COVID-19, is causing mass disruption around the world. The outbreak is a human tragedy – the likes of which is a cause for great concern. It’s also having a growing impact on the global economy, forcing businesses to rethink their workforce strategies, putting health and safety first.

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How To Get Promoted In Product Management

Speaker: John Mansour

If you're looking to advance your career in product management, there are more options than just climbing the management ladder. Join our upcoming webinar to learn about highly rewarding career paths that don't involve management responsibilities. We'll cover both career tracks and provide tips on how to position yourself for success in the one that's right for you.

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#1,607 – Summit

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Supercomputers. Quantum computers. Even DNA based computers. Now or in the future, in practice or in theory, these technological marvels are or will be capable of processing vast quantities of information within unimaginably infinitesimal time frames. Doing the unbelievable, performing seemingly impossible calculations that would take mankind or lesser computers weeks or months or years to figure out, if they can even be solved at all.

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Business Basics Every Company Can Benefit From

The Human Factor

If you are just about to open or already run a small business, there are quite possibly some things that you ignore that could be extremely beneficial to you and your business. Now, we understand that running a modern business is challenging and we are not saying that you’ve done something wrong, what we are saying is that while your business may be thriving, there may be a few basics that can boost things for you.

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Virtual Conferences Just Got a Lot More Real

BMNT

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5 Tips For A Financially Struggling Business

The Human Factor

source. It’s not always easy to keep a business financially healthy. You might have some fantastic products and services, yet when the economy is struggling, you’ll inevitably struggle at some stage too. It’s all too easy to panic during hard times, yet there are plenty of things you can do to improve your current situation. 1. Rework the budget. First things first, if your business is financially struggling, you’ve got to go back to your budget and revise it.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Now is the Time: What is Your Organization's Purpose?

Michael Roberto

Source: Needpix Over the past decade, we have seen more organizations come to the conclusion that they must become purpose-driven. They have come to realize that an authentic higher purpose (that connects to business goals and objectives) can be motivating and inspiring, and it can advance efforts to develop a highly engaged and committed workforce.