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Innovation building blocks: diverse perspectives and voices

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been writing a series of blog posts focused on some of the most fundamental building blocks. These fundamentals are necessary to sustain innovation in corporations, and are most often overlooked or treated as an afterthought. Some of the building blocks I've reviewed are: - having a cultural bias for innovation - encouraging discovery and exploration - ensuring enough time, and the right kinds of time, for innovation Today I am focusing on the importance of diversity for innovation success.

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A Sad Fact: Leaders Who Lie Can Still Be Trusted by Their Followers

Leapfrogging

Being truthful and being trustworthy aren’t the same, which poses a problem for both society and the practice of leadership itself. In today’s world, it’s hard to know who to listen to and what to believe. Who’s the best Presidential candidate? Is Brexit good or bad? Which college is best for my child? Usually there’s no one “right” answer. Diverse opinions exist and “alternative facts” bolster every side.

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Hire The Future

Innovation Excellence

You’re about to hire someone in a key role. Your first question? “Tell me about your previous experience in this field.” OK, I get it, you want experience, a veteran, someone who knows their way around the space, who’s been there, done that. Fair enough. But is that always the right question, the most important.

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Being Intentional Is Key to Your Fulfillment

Tullio Siragusa

Being Intentional Is Key to Your Fulfillment. Intention guides our actions. It is a deep strong desire that stimulates our will to pursue and focus our attention on things that are purposeful in our lives. Having clear intention harnesses various cognitive processes such as our neural networks, leading to actions and usage of all available resources to translate our wishes into reality.

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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 & Georgette Malitsis, Senior Customer Success Manager, Enterprise at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty and Georgette Malitsis 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 o

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Landscape Monitor for Startups

InnovationManagement

Entrepreneurs deal with high levels of uncertainty; probably more than any other business. The more disruptive the startup, the higher the level of uncertainty. Will the customers buy? How do we reach them? Will we be able to sell at a profit? Will our partners do their part? Who is out there that we can learn from? Are there threats that we are unaware of?

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Why Intel Sees Its Future In Heterogeneous Computing

Innovation Excellence

In 1936, Alan Turing’s published a breakthrough paper describing a universal computer which could be programmed to do any task. Essentially, he argued that rather than having different machines for different tasks, a single machine, using a system of ones and zeroes, could be programmed to do any task. Today, we can see Turing’s vision.

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Design Thinking, Systems Thinking, Strategic Thinking: All the same?

Focused Momentum

Thinking is very trendy these days. There are multiple articles promoting design thinking, the value of systems thinking and the need for greater strategic thinking skills, but are these all the same thing? No, not really.

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Rebel Rules #1: See What is Invisible to Others

Rebel & Reason

At REBEL & REASON, we know that there is a corporate rebel in everyone. There's an inherent rule-breaker (or maybe more of a rule-bender) inside all of us who is uniquely equipped to ignore the status quo and build a brave brand that redefines what business-as-usual looks like. . The Rebel Rule Book (aka Some Of The Only Rules Rebels Follow). Of course, at REBEL & REASON, we also understand that unleashing our inner mutineer isn't always easy.

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Open Innovation Challenge Gives Student Rocketry Teams a Boost

IdeaConnection

More than 100 student teams send their rockets soaring into the skies above the desert of New Mexico.

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Creativity Cards – a tool for everyone

7innovation

During brainstorming, creativity workshop or simply when thinking about further developing existing idea or trying to “pivot” there is a wall that prevents idea creators to step into the zone where further ideas occur.

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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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Innovation is a Company Wide Responsibility

ImagineNation

In my region of the country, the high cost of housing combined with inadequate funding for housing assistance has created a growing homeless population, with “tent cities” sprouting up in vacant lots and along bike paths. Once a person loses stable housing, they have exponentially more difficulty maintaining a job, keeping their kids in school and staying healthy.

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Business Model Innovation from the CES 2020

The BMI Lab Blog

The CES Las Vegas is the first global show of the year for companies thriving on the business of consumer technologies. As passionate innovators, we looked at the innovations presented at this year’s show and analyzed them from our business model innovation point of view. In our definition of a business model , technological innovation plays an important role to create new value for customers and users or optimize the way a company delivers its value to the customer.

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Being Intentional Is Key to Your Fulfillment

Tullio Siragusa

Being Intentional Is Key to Your Fulfillment. Intention guides our actions. It is a deep strong desire that stimulates our will to pursue and focus our attention on things that are purposeful in our lives. Having clear intention harnesses various cognitive processes such as our neural networks, leading to actions and usage of all available resources to translate our wishes into reality.

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Guest Blog – Innovation is a Company Wide Responsibility

ImagineNation

In my region of the country, the high cost of housing combined with inadequate funding for housing assistance has created a growing homeless population, with “tent cities” sprouting up in vacant lots and along bike paths. Once a person loses stable housing, they have exponentially more difficulty maintaining a job, keeping their kids in school and staying healthy.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Invisible Solutions Video Book Introduction

Stephen Shapiro

When you buy a book, you have options: print book, e-book, or audio book. But did you know that soon you will have the opportunity to buy video books? I’m working with Primeau Productions to create this new product for Invisible Solutions. It is like an audio book that includes elements for visual learners such as b-roll, graphics, animations, and highlighted words.

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Siemens 3i - Next Generation Cost Saving and Idea Management

HYPE Innovation

Mr. Wegmann, our sincere congratulations on the "Best Idea Management 2018" prize, which was awarded to you only recently in the presence of many fellow campaigners at the conference of Zentrum Ideenmanagement (Center for Idea Management) in Fulda.

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Beyond the Suggestion Box

Stephen Shapiro

I was recently asked, “What’s an example of a problem/question people ask that doesn’t yield the desired results.” My response was the default question associated with most suggestion boxes. Here’s my full response (1 minute 46 seconds). The post Beyond the Suggestion Box appeared first on Stephen Shapiro.

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Storytelling to Communicate Data Insights

Michael Roberto

Source: Pixabay Companies are investing a great deal of time and money into data analysis to drive better decision making. Yet, data analysts sometimes find themselves frustrated by their inability to persuade others with regard to a particular conclusion. The bottom line is that we can say that we are fact-based or evidence-based decision makers, but we don't always respond to arguments rooted in data alone.

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of innovative automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!