Mon.May 02, 2022

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Does Remote Work Harm Creativity & Innovation?

Michael Roberto

Source: Enterpreneur.com Melanie S. Brucks & Jonathan Levav have published a new paper in Nature titled, "Virtual communication curbs creative idea generation." The scholars conducted a laboratory experiment as well as a field experiment with 1,490 engineers from five nations around the world. The researchers found that remote collaboration hampers idea generation.

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Pruning of neurons: how forgetting keeps your brain efficient

Idea to Value

Humans are a forgetful species. While we have an amazing ability to remember complex information and patterns, our brains can be given so much information that if we remembered everything, it would be a jumbled mess and impossible to remember any specific fact. Imagine that remembering something is like finding a pair of socks to wear. For most of us, that should be easy enough as we have a few pairs to choose from, already paired together in the drawer.

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Sagicor Podcast: Using Data to Improve Efficiency and User Experience in the Financial Sector

IdeaScale

Sagicor is a full-service financial institution offering a wide range of products and services—everything from life and health insurances, to annuities, pensions, real estate, banking, and investment needs. The financial sector is constantly being shaped by technology and consumer trends. In 2021, Sagicor hosted its inaugural Data Innovation Challenge using the IdeaScale platform.

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Tackling Societal Challenges through innovation ecosystem application

Paul Hobcraft

Tackling Societal Challenges with Ecosystem collaborations. Perhaps why innovation feels somewhat flat (well for me) is our organizations and societies are utterly failing to allow us all to step up in innovation to tackle those huge societal issues; those massive, growing problems that are swirling all around us. We need to shake out of our lethargy and really begin to attempt to solve the real issues of our time.

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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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Sagicor Podcast: Using Data to Improve Efficiency and User Experience in the Financial Sector

IdeaScale

Sagicor is a full-service financial institution offering a wide range of products and services—everything from life and health insurances, to annuities, pensions, real estate, banking, and investment needs. The financial sector is constantly being shaped by technology and consumer trends, and in 2021, Sagicor hosted its inaugural Data Innovation Challenge using the IdeaScale platform.

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Innovating Through Adversity and Constraints

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack It’s been almost two and a half years since most of us shifted to working virtually and remotely, which, in turn, seriously disrupted most of our business-as-usual behaviours and learning habits.

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The new Platform Navigator: How to Design and Implement Platform Business Models

The BMI Lab Blog

What do eight out of ten of the most valuable companies worldwide have in common? They are built upon a platform business model. Platform companies have been able to outperform traditional businesses by establishing themselves as digital intermediaries and facilitating transactions between stakeholders. Because traditional business models with a linear value chain are difficult to transform into platform business models, established companies are affected by this shift.

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Is Innovation a Competitive Advantage?

Carla Johnson

May 3, 2022 When was the last time you saw someone use a Blackberry? Once one of the most popular smartphones in the world, Blackberry’s stock dropped by 94% between 2007 and 2016. Why? A lack of realizing that innovation should be a competitive advantage. Amid their roaring success in the business world, Blackberry didn’t fight to keep its competitive.

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If Men Would Behave Decently, The World Would Be Decent!

Phil McKinney

Charles Dickens is quoted as saying: “If men would behave decently, the world would be decent.” This is so true! If we want to see a change in the world, it starts with each one of us behaving decently. When we are kind, compassionate, and respectful to others, we set the tone for how we […].

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Authentic Leaders Humbly Serve Others

Tullio Siragusa

Authentic Leaders Humbly Serve Others. The most powerful and effective leaders are servant leaders. Servant leaders share power with others and serving the needs of others is their highest priority. These leaders are good listeners who learn from and identify with those around them. They are secure in their own leadership, so they can promote and equip others for success.

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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.