Tue.Jul 09, 2019

How to Stay Ahead of the Game in a Fast-Changing Industry

IdeaScale

At the intersection of modern technology and advertising, digital marketing is one of the fastest changing industries in the world. And to stay relevant in digital marketing, you need to be innovative. And perhaps one of the most competitive and technology-dominated industries is digital marketing.

Addressing Business Innovation Gaps to Achieve Growth

InnovationManagement

Industry leaders recognize the importance of innovation in product development and business processes. Investing in the latest innovation seems like an ideal step forward, but it’s also a risky investment for anyone concerned with ROI.

What problem is AI or ML solving for you or your customer

RTI Innovation Advisors

I wanted to write today about AI and ML, and take a day or two off from my recurring posts on lessons learned from many years of leading corporate innovation.

12 Strategic Thinking Exercises to Stretch Executive Perspectives

BrainZooming

Brainzooming readers ask questions (btw, we LOVE that about you!). One reader asked recently about stretching a senior executive team’s thinking during strategic planning. She is seeking strategic thinking exercises to include in her organization’s executive committee senior retreat.

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 Three Musketeers of Innovation at Cdiscount

Innovation Excellence

Jerôme Fauquembergue, Damien Tourrette, and Bastien Giner are the 3 musketeers I talked with, to understand the blossoming innovation of Cdiscount, the French leader for e-commerce, and subsidiary of Casino retail group.

A Structured Approach to Problem-Solving | Webinar Recap

Kainexus

A little while back, we had the pleasure of presenting a webinar hosted by Chad Westbrook, a manufacturing engineering manager and AGCO production system manager at AGCO Corporation. AGCO is a full line manufacturer of agricultural equipment.

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Why you should be careful calling it innovation

The Future Shapers

Some meetings go better than others, as we all know. Some time ago, I was presenting the results of a research project for a client, and was talking about the importance of the small, incremental ideas that come from people in organisations.

Innovation Management Software: Connect Creativity and Collaboration

Planview Spigit

Ideation + Delivery = Innovation. It’s a simple equation that is often a lot easier said than done. But why? We have heard it time and again…Somewhere between the birth of an idea and the delivery phase, innovation slows or becomes nonexistent.

Managing Innovation Portfolios – Principles Before Tools

Grasshopper Herder

Don’t get buried in the tools and platforms -- know how your resources, time frames, risks, and options work together to create a viable innovation portfolio map. The post Managing Innovation Portfolios – Principles Before Tools appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Corporate Startup Innovation Ecosystem Innovation Innovation Accounting Metrics Metrics & Innovation Accounting Startup Tool

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Gap Analysis: Guide and Template

Cascade Strategy

Gap Analysis is the process of comparing your current state to your desired future state, then creating a series of actions that will bridge the identified gap. Creating Your Strategy

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.

Aflac Exec on Growing a Venture Capital Fund

Innovation Leader

Bharat Rajaram of Aflac discusses how the company grew its corporate venture fund in a year and the role of Aflac Venture Labs. Get advice here

Balancing the Big Picture and the Details

The Human Factor

By Holly G. Green, CEO, The Human Factor, Inc. Every business needs two very different types of people to succeed over the long term or people with two, often contrary skill sets – big-picture thinkers and those who focus on the details.

All Wrapped Up? – Developing Biodegradable and Eco-friendly Packaging

Wellspring

Evidence of the global waste crisis - and its causes - are everywhere. No corner of our world is safe, from littered beaches on a secluded islands to overpopulated cities with garbage bins overflowing with cardboard boxes and packaging materials.

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Problems with Priorities

Michael Roberto

Source: [link] 160866001@N07/46537652121 As I observe many different leaders struggle with strategy execution, I notice that priority-setting tends to be at the root of the problem. How do leaders struggle with establishing and communicating priorities?

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!