Tue.Apr 30, 2019

Three Ways to Get Buy-in for Unsexy Projects

New Markets Advisors

Every manager in the corporate world has a wishlist of projects that have been relegated to the back burner. There are research questions that should get answered, product concepts that should get explored, and processes that should be made more efficient.

Celebrating the Integrators

The Future Shapers

As her blond curls bounced down the stairs, she vaulted her words out ahead of her, “I’ve got an idea!” These words always came from our daughter’s mouth when she was hatching a new plan; one that inevitably involved my wife or I in some wacky way.

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How to Run a Hackathon that Spurs Real Innovation

IdeaScale

Hackathons originally emerged as a way to quickly advance software technologies and identify new areas for technology innovation. The term has since evolved to encompass other types of intensive collaboration events. Though hackathons often make use of software, they’re no longer necessarily about developing software, but about developing innovation.

Innovation, Change and Transformation in London – Part One

Braden Kelley

I’m off to London tomorrow for my London Business School class reunion. And, while I’m looking forward to reuniting with my LBS classmates, I’m also looking forward to connecting in person with some of the smartest innovation, change and transformation … Continue reading → Change Innovation Business Transformation collaboration community London meetings

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Getting to Why

Innovation Excellence

In their classic book on negotiation and persuasion, Fisher and Ury outline the steps to get to yes.

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The Power of Being Wrong

Game-Changer

Anyone who achieves great things in any domain has the courage to be wrong. This means you’re willing to go against convention and look like an idiot. This is one characteristic that separates game-changers from everyone else; and it’s very uncommon.

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The Lean Manufacturing Cheat Sheet

Kainexus

I created dozens of cheat sheets during my high school and college career. Don’t worry; I didn’t use them to cheat on the test.

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How a Focus on Storytelling Can Make Your Interviews Awesome

Grasshopper Herder

A list of questions and answers will only get you so far in a discovery interview. To truly understand your customer, you have to listen to their stories. The post How a Focus on Storytelling Can Make Your Interviews Awesome appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Customer Development Lean Startup Customer Segmentation & Personas Generative Market Research Interview user experience

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How Businesses Can Better Support the Mental Health of Their Employees

InnovationManagement

To be successful, you must be the first one in and last one out. You must work extra hours, you must think about work, answer phone calls, reply to emails, even when you’re off the clock. You must put your personal life on hold to impress the boss. You must show your commitment to the company to ensure your place. Organization & Culture

35 Ways to Use Idea Management Software to Drive Business Results

Viima

Every new innovation, be it a product, a service, or an improvement, always starts from an idea. Innovation Idea Management Innovation Management Idea Management Software

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Myths Surrounding Open Innovation – What is the Truth?

Innocentive

Innovation Insights

Introducing Drag & Drop Idea Management

Ideanote

In the midst of ideation, you want things to move fast so you can focus on the things that matter the most–your ideas. Our new workflow feature will help you do just that! Now, admin users can move ideas from one phase to another by simply dragging it to the desired place.

Five Principles of Effective Idea Development

Sopheon

Follow these five principles of idea development for a focused set of high-value ideas aligned to your strategy. The post Five Principles of Effective Idea Development appeared first on Sopheon. Blog Ideation Process idea generation ideation innovation process

Drag & Drop Away!

Ideanote

In the midst of ideation, you want things to move fast so you can focus on the things that matter the most–your ideas. Our new workflow feature will help you do just that! Now, admin users can move ideas from one phase to another by simply dragging it to the desired place.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

An Innovative Method to Continuously Power IoT Devices

IdeaConnection

An energy harvesting power module on a chip that powers smart IoT devices, eliminating the need for batteries

Create An Inspiring Workpace For Winners

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. Business is partially about winners and losers. Winners make sales, meet targets and triumph when failure or criticism is upon them.

The Impact of Streamlined Healthcare Collaboration

AureaWorks

Earlier this month, one of our healthcare experts, Amit Malhotra , published an article on digital collaboration in Health IT Outcomes.

How to Keep Your Employees Happy

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Chances are you that you are not running a production company that relies on having products roll off a conveyor belt. The value of your company is not the production floor itself, but it’s in the people that are running it.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

Plan of Action: implementing Data Science in your company

mjvinnovation

What is missing? Show a practical action plan for those who followed the whole adventure here. It is with Data Science that you can defeat the analog mindset! But the question is: how do you implement Data Science in your company? Let us tell you what to prioritize.

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Fitting Your Shop On A Budget

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. It’s finally arrived. You step foot into your new brick and mortar store. The only problem is it’s a bit of a state, and you’re going to need all the help you can get to pull it together. How do you make your shop POP without the enormous costs attached? image source.