Tue.Aug 04, 2020

How Liebherr Engages Its Customers with Crowdsourcing

HYPE Innovation

This blog post is part of a series on successfully managing open innovation programs. In this series, I talk with experienced innovation managers to understand how they've built an open innovation capability in their organizations and how they strive to make this capability increasingly stronger. Open Innovation

How DeFi Will Reshape Financial Services

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Decentralized Finance continues to mature and attract significant capital investment. Finance

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Exploring the Difference between “Anything Goes” and a Culture of Innovation


An innovation culture adds value to an organization. Leaders and employees want to create an environment where they can freely share ideas, collaborate, and experiment. Though creating this type of culture may sound simple, it often is not. Idea sharing and collaboration are fun aspects of innovation, but there is another side that must be … Continued. The post Exploring the Difference between “Anything Goes” and a Culture of Innovation appeared first on IdeaScale.

Debunking Myths to Drive Growth

Innovation Excellence

Some people believe that the most innovative companies create customer demand with breakthrough new offerings. They say things like, “Nobody knew they needed an iPhone until Apple created it. Apple created needs that people didn’t even know they had.” Hence, if you want to be an innovation leader, strive to create customer needs. This may sound good, but it’s a misbelief caused by confusing product solutions with customer needs.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

15 Leadership Skills That Build Trust


Last week we wrote about how distrust is a barrier to change. This post outlines some of the leadership skills and behavior known to increase trust and employee engagement. You probably do some of these things really well already, but perhaps the list will remind you where improvement is still needed. This is also a useful list to share with those who are just beginning to develop their leadership skills. Leadership

Digital Transformation = Reimagining of the Business for the Digital Age

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: I had the opportunity to host Mr. Vijay Sethi (CIO, CHRO and head of CSR at the world’s largest two wheeler manufacturer – Hero Moto Corp) on a meeting and request him to share his his insights and learnings about digital transformation. He also busts some of the myths about digital transformation. If digital transformation is a topic of interest for you, I highly recommend that you watch the entire session here. .

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Mind Maps

Innovation Excellence

Customer Success is a newer discipline in the world of insurance. But while the term is new, the concept is not; in fact, it is largely an aspirational even somewhat elusive nirvana. It’s even more important in the world we live in today where, to quote the ECONOMIST: we are now facing “a new world disorder” and we have to rethink our way.

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Our July Coverage on Learning from Lockdown

Innovation Leader

We’ve gathered the best pieces of recent advice from our live show, report, and other online coverage to share the wealth of our knowledge from the last few months

How internal innovators win the game

Innovation Excellence

Kaihan Krippendorf ‘s latest book, Driving Innovation from Within , takes you smoothly in the intrapreneurs’ journey: his book guides internal innovators to innovation success through meaningful innovators’ stories, research, and wise and shrewd guidelines. It’s a long time since I did not read such a piece of work, steeped in intelligence: I couldn’t resist to extend the pleasure by asking Kaihan a few questions.

The Future of Data Startups in Europe and how to shape a European Data Economy – ”We should get rid of all the fear to use data”


Many of the most groundbreaking technologies of our time (e.g. Deep Learning) require access to huge amounts of data to reach their full potential. Many countries globally have recognized that the handling and processing of these large data sets depend heavily on the agile innovation engines of our economies – the startups.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

#1,841 – The Solfeggio Frequencies

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I am not writing this blog post. Rather, I’m speaking it using Microsoft Word’s dictation software due to the fact that I recently fractured my arm riding my bicycle. It’s not an ideal situation but it’s better than nothing. Truth be told though, I can’t wait to get back to typing. You would think that I could speak faster than I can type but for some reason I actually think faster while typing.

Thinking About Outsourcing? Here’s What To Consider.

The Human Factor

Whether you are at the start of your business journey or you are looking for a way to boost your success , you should think about what outsourcing could do for you. At some point along the way, you may consider outsourcing your work to get additional help, to relieve your responsibilities without too many additional costs and even to get some perspective on the way that you do things. . Outsourcing – to some business owners – is not an option.

How Assumptions Mapping Can Focus Your Teams On Running Experiments That Matter


You’ve finally managed to get your teams excited about experimentation. But how do you focus that excitement into designing experiments that matter? We’ve observed newly motivated teams running landing pages or interviews, only to ignore the riskiest assumptions in their strategy. While testing can be a powerful tool, you’ll need to focus your teams’ experimentation efforts on high risk areas. Otherwise, you’ll miss your window of opportunity and end up wasting your time

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Why Are Businesses So Obsessed With Cyber Attacks?

The Human Factor

source. According to the data, around 81 percent of all cyberattacks happen to small and medium-sized businesses, not the big players. Thus, they must bear the majority of the burden of illegal hacking activity, directly putting their operations at risk. . In the past, bosses weren’t too concerned with cybercrime. It was a minor issue, bubbling away in the background – not something that affected them directly. .

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The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.