Tue.Feb 05, 2019

Innovation Takes Time

The Future Shapers

If you hang out with dreamers and innovators for any length of time, you hear about Edison’s 1000 failures. There are countless anecdotes about the years of work and countless attempts before an inventor has their “Eureka Moment.”.

What Is Corporate Social Innovation? Understanding the New Driver of Change

IdeaScale

Nowadays, you hear terms like “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) a lot. Business schools are teaching courses on CSR, top-notch organizations are too. This concept is fairly new and different to what was practiced before. Previously, NGOs and companies “co-existed.” CK Prahalad talked about this relationship and what it meant. While the two entities didn’t clash with one another, they didn’t contribute to one another’s business models either. Times have changed.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 1: Alignment, Management Support, and Sponsorship

HYPE Innovation

“It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.

8 Design Thinking Flaws and How to Fix Them

Braden Kelley

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.

Ten Questions to Answer Before Using Social Tools for Product Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Social media is incredibly effective for conveying marketing messages and for receiving rapid customer feedback. The effectiveness of social media for outbound marketing activities, i.e. getting the news out about new products offerings, and interacting with customers, is well known.

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How to Build Rural Innovation Ecosystems

Innovation Excellence

The 2016 election revealed a dramatic gap between two Americas—one based in large, diverse, thriving metropolitan regions; the other found in more homogeneous small towns and rural areas struggling under the weight of economic stagnation and social decline.

The Pros and Cons of Moving Your Employee Suggestion Box Online

Kainexus

The good old suggestion box for collecting employee ideas for improvement has been around for decades, if not even longer. Employers know that not every person is willing to speak up publicly when they see an opportunity for good change, so a point of collection for these ideas makes a lot of sense.

Too Much Stress in the Office? Here’s How to Fix it

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. A successful business needs to increase its revenue and continuously look for new ways to prosper. It can be a hectic environment to be in, for sure, and any profit-driven business owner knows that they need to push their employees in order for them to perform their best.

#1,457 – The Replicator

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

When I first heard about 3D printing I thought the technology was an inevitability, a foregone conclusion that would soon take its rightful place in our homes alongside our refrigerators, coffee pots, toasters, and washing machines as an appliance that we just can’t live without.

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

Ministry of Defence selects Wazoku to improve innovation

Wazoku

New platform looks to build on previous innovation successes. by increasing staff engagement and the volume of ideas.

Apportioning Blame When a Group Failure Occurs

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikimedia Commons Do all team members receive an equal portion of blame when a group failure occurs? That is the question explored by researchers Ginger Zhe Jin, Benjamin F.