Wed.Nov 06, 2019

The Most Innovative Generation May Not Be Who You Think


Generations need to work together for innovation. No generation is as simple as we tend to treat it, and this is as true of our older workers as it is our younger ones. Contrary to popular belief, older workers don’t exist to frustrate the young, or vice versa.

How Can You Use Gamification to Boost Innovation?


A serious game based on innovation methodologies can be an extremely useful tool at different phrases of implementing innovation in a company. Let's take a look at how to implement gamification into your innovation strategy. The post How Can You Use Gamification to Boost Innovation?

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Innovation Roundtable Discussion: Agile organisation, Culture & Leadership for Innovation


At this year's Innovation Roundtable Summit in Copenhagen, I moderated a roundtable discussion on some of the challenges businesses face when trying to build a more agile organisation, grow a culture of innovation and navigate leadership and mindset.

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What To Do When You Fail


Last year I wrote about dealing with failure. I’ve experienced it a handful of times; we all have. As an entrepreneur, the main message is that you should expect it. Losing, making mistakes, it’s part of life. It happens to all of us.

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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.

The Connector Archetype: Genius Not Required

The Future Shapers

The notion of the lone genius who works behind closed doors to build a prototype that will save the company is a romantic one, but it is far from how solution-generation works.

Save Money on Patent Costs: Steps To Take Today


There is a continuing expectation from senior leaders that teams managing intellectual property (IP), whether corporate IP counsel or academic tech transfer, need to do more with less. Unfortunately, IP budgets across many industries are staying the same or, worse, shrinking.

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The Four Stages of Commercial Innovation

Innovation Leader

Companies do fine when it comes to incrementally improving a product line. But when they want to come up with an entirely new offering that will drive revenue, they struggle. Rob Erman, the former Head of Client Solution Innovation at BNY Mellon, offers a model for succeeding

Top 20 Innovation Articles of October 2019

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

Uncertainty Isn’t All Bad

Mike Shipulski

If you think you understand what your customers want, you don’t. If you’re developing a new product for new customers, you know less. If you’re developing a new technology for a new product for new customers, you know even less.