Tue.Apr 09, 2019

Design Thinking & the Uncertain Future VUCA

The Future Shapers

Competition is increasing, and there is a greater chance of differentiation, as long as it is quickly acted upon to identify the opportunities offered by changes each day. We are facing the uncertain, and every day we are more exposed to new and complete challenges. The term VUCA originated with the War College of the United States Army to describe the conditions resulting from the Cold War.

Change the Point of Attack – Insights from Nelson

Destination Innovation

On October 21 1805, the French and Spanish fleets, consisting of 33 ships under the command of Admiral Villeneuve, were intercepted by a British fleet of 27 vessels under Admiral Nelson, off the coast of Cadiz in Spain.

Change 202

What Happens in Melbourne Doesn’t Stay in Melbourne!


Your intrapreneurs are just a desk away.

Fail it. Nail it. Scale it. Sale it

Innovation Excellence

Q: What are the three most common questions doctors, scientists and engineers ask about their new ideas, inventions and discoveries? A: What do I do next ? How to I find money? How do I scale my business? The answers are to 1)set up and fail at conducting the right business model and experiment to.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

5 Things I Wish My COO Knew (and told me!) About Our Supply Chain


Operating in a Global Economy is not for the weak. Organizations need to be fit. Fit for the sprints. Fit for the marathons. Fit for the heavy lifting that comes with a perfectly primed pipeline of raw materials from strategic sources, WIP between plants and finished goods ready for customer demand.

The Travel & Hospitality Industry is Being Disrupted – Again

Innovation Excellence

Airbnb disrupted hotels. Now big travel and hospitality companies are going after the next disruptive innovation themselves before getting blindsided yet again. If you’ve followed my Inc.com column, you know I work with both big companies and start-ups around the world. My research, consulting and speaking give me a glimpse into the fledgling trends and upstarts that will one day. Innovation Strategy tourism travel

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Creating a collaborative workplace culture


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Bringing Star Wars to Life at Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB

Innovation Leader

What will the entertainment of the future look like? We sat down with Vicki Dobbs Beck of Lucasfilm’s Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment ILMxLAB to find out

How to Improve Your Manufacturing Process

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. If you would like to make the most out of your business, it is important that you focus on making improvements every day. The manufacturing industry is highly competitive, and every company is aiming to reduce waste and cut costs without compromising the quality.


Surveys Don’t Cut It. Why You Need To Talk To Your Customers


Drake Stimson couldn’t believe what he was witnessing. Here he was in the house of a lady with nine cats, where the odor was so bad that he could hardly breathe, yet she was completely oblivious to the pungent combination of urine, feces, and hairballs.

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.

Here’s How You Maximize Customer Engagement

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. The people who use your company and purchase your products or services are incredibly important to your business. If it weren’t for them, there’d be no way you could turn over a profit at all and you might even have to stop trading.

The Major Consequences of Australia’s New Social Media Laws | Collective Campus


In the wake of the Christchurch shootings and the disturbing video that made the rounds on social media afterward, Australia’s Government expeditiously passed new legislation that puts the onus on tech companies to remove violent material from their platforms or face criminal charges

Qmarkets forms Strategic Partnership with Multinational Digital Services Company


RocketSource will include Qmarkets software as a recommended resource within their LevelNext MasterClass – a premium innovation and transformation workshop for forward-thinking organizations.

Best Practices for Driving Digital Transformation & More


As we continue to get the word out about the Jive Interactive Intranet, we wanted to share some media coverage that might be of interest.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Qmarkets forms Strategic Partnership with Multinational Digital Services Company


RocketSource will include Qmarkets software as a recommended resource within their LevelNext MasterClass – a premium innovation and transformation workshop for forward-thinking organizations.