Wed.Aug 21, 2019

When is the right time to start an innovation activity?

Lead Innovation

Being in the market with an innovation too early or too late costs money. The question of the right time for an innovation is therefore crucial. In this article, you can read how Roadmapping can help you answer this important question. Innovation strategy

To Drive Innovation, We Need To Hire For Diversity And Empathy

Innovation Excellence

One of the questions I get asked quite often, both at conferences and when coaching executives, is what type of personality is best suited for innovation so that they can optimize their hiring. Are technical people better than non-technical people? Introverts better than extroverts?

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Digital transformation: Pandora's box or cornucopia?

Jeffrey Phillips

Digital transformation. Everyone from the CEO to the janitor understands that digital transformation is important. Every competitor is talking about what digital transformation will do for their business - create new revenues, cut inefficiencies and costs, discover new value in previously unremarkable data. Digital transformation is the latest management philosophy, like ERP or business process re-engineering or innovation that have come before it.

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15 Agtech Startups to Watch in 2020


The world population is expected to increase to 9 billion by 2050, which means we need to increase global food production by 70% to prevent massive famine according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization.

How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

IdeaScale CEO Shares Innovation Tips with SuperbCrew


Rob Hoehn is the co-founder and CEO of IdeaScale, maker of world-class cloud-based innovation software. From his background in crowdsourcing software as part of the open government initiative, Rob and co-founder Vivek Bhaskaran founded IdeaScale, which was promptly adopted by 23 federal agencies.

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How to Create a Winning Business Level Strategy

Cascade Strategy

Business level strategy is concerned with the strategic planning and execution of initiatives for business units. Business strategy is considered the 'middle' level in the overall strategy hierarchy

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10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Hire Generalists


Even though generalists should be stockpiled , established organizations dismiss them. There are many reasons, one of them is they don’t know what to do with them.

Kaizen and the Art of Kintsugi: Redefining Perfection


As regular readers of this blog know, many of the ideas and practices that guide the modern continuous improvement movement have their origins in Japanese philosophy and culture.

Disruptor Watch — How Disruptors Can Learn From Their Forebears

Daniel Burrus

In today’s economic landscape, many companies look to be the “disruptor” instead of the “disrupted.” They want to identify a new niche in their industries or solve a problem people are unaware of, introducing next-gen technology and unprecedented business methods.

Strategy Quotes Part 4


This is the fourth installment of a four part series about leadership quotes. This section will cover inspirational quotes about strategic management.

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."

TemboSocial and Place & Co. Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Australia and New Zealand


Sydney– August 22, 2019 - Place & Co. announced an exclusive distribution agreement with TemboSocial, a leading provider of employee engagement and recognition software.

Coaching Quotes Part 2


This is the second installment of a four part series about leadership quotes. This section will cover inspirational quotes about coaching and employee development. ctt title=”“My job is not to be easy on people.

Driving Quarterly Results Thwarts Innovation


The IRI conference attracts Leaders in Innovation from all over the globe to talk about everything R&D. While these companies span a wide variety of industries, many innovators were seeking solutions to similar problems.

Teamwork Quotes Part 3


This is the third installment of a four part series about leadership quotes. This section will cover inspirational quotes about teamwork and team building.

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.

Disruption – the work that makes the best things obsolete.

Mike Shipulski

I think the word “disruption” doesn’t help us do the right work. Instead, I use “innovation.” ” But that word has also lost much of its usefulness.

Leadership Quotes Part 1


We’ve all worked with people that we absolutely loved working with and others that we’ve dreaded working with. What makes someone a great leader? We’ve compiled 50 of the best leadership quotes we’ve heard.

The Innovation Burnout Syndrome

Idea Champions

Most newly launched organizational innovation initiatives have a dark side, a not-much-talked-about shadow side -- the metaphorical alcoholic-father-in-the-basement side. And it is this.

Lyft CFO Brian Roberts: Creating a Dialogue, Testing for Understanding

Michael Roberto

The Wall Street Journal recently published an interview with Lyft CFO Brian Roberts, an MBA classmate of mine from Harvard Business School. Roberts describes his attempts to create an open dialogue with members of his organization.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.