Mon.Jan 14, 2019

Open Innovation Solution for Plastic Waste Problem


A plastic-free laundry tablet that could replace single-use sachets

The Impact of Wearable Technology on Mobile Devices


Wearable tech once seemed like a passing fad, but it’s now expected to more than double between the years of 2016 and 2020, indicating that it’s here to stay.

Make Your Next Corporate Offsite a Disruptive Innovation Jam

Innovation Excellence

How to transform a boring leadership offsite into an inspiring springboard for the future I’ve been fortunate to work with thousands of executives from many household names over the past 20 years.

Establishing University Partnerships


For innovation teams, establishing academic partnerships is a promising investment in the future of its R&D efforts and long-term viability as an organization.

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.

Here’s What Our Quantum Future Will Look Like

Innovation Excellence

Quantum computing is the hot new thing. With Moore’s Law ending, there is a mad rush to find a new avenue for advancement. To optimists, quantum computing will fit the bill nicely and we’ll make the transition smoothly.

Increasing R&D Spending Will Not Lead to Innovation, But This Will


In an analysis of high performance innovators (called in this article the “Global Innovation 1000”), researchers made a surprising discovery: “spending more money does not open the doors to innovation.”. Organization & Culture best practices communication innovation department R&D research research and development training trends

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Innovation Manager (m/w/d) in Köln, Stuttgart, Frankfurt


Werde Teil des Teams! Innovation Manager (m/w/d) in. Köln, Stuttgart, Frankfurt. Jetzt bewerben. Wer sind wir? Wir unterstützen etablierte Unternehmen in den Bereichen Intrapreneurship, Open Innovation und bei der Kooperation mit Startups.

Blockchain’s International Footprint


Sometimes, when a breakthrough technology emerges, expertise is concentrated in a small group of specialists, and one or two regional ecosystems dominate the landscape.

When Outsourcing Really Is The Way Forward

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. There is a lot of talk about outsourcing in business , not all of it positive. A lot of business owners do not want to outsource, or at least say that they want to avoid it wherever possible.

#1,445 – Bionic Journalism

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The newspaper industry has already been gutted by technological advancements as the Internet has siphoned away advertising revenue but now comes along an even greater existential threat: Bionic Journalism.

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.

Crucial Transformations Small Businesses Need To Grow

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. When you first launch your business, the idea to remain static and sticks to what you know is laughed at. Every new entrepreneur knows that they need to transform, experiment and adapt along the way to turn their business dream into a viable and profitable company.

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Is Innovation Career Suicide?


Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: your CEO (or more likely new CEO) decides that your company needs to be more innovative, either generating profitable new products, becoming more of a leader in the space or trying to juice up employee engagement. Let’s do some moonshots! As a career innovator, this is what… The post Is Innovation Career Suicide? appeared first on hellofuture

Ignorance Is Not Bliss! Improve Your Knowledge To Improve Your Business

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. The common mistake entrepreneurs make is thinking that the tools can help harness the business and prepare it for progression. This is not the case. Of course, while various technologies and processes are very handy, the real answer lies in knowledge and expertise.

The Customer Center, where Banco Santander co-creates with its clients


Placing the client at the center of Business decisions is a priority for Banco Santander. This was the bank’s objective when driving its Customer Center , a qualitative research lab to gain better knowledge of clients’ present and future needs.

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!

Open Data Innovation to Monitor the Health of Trees


The development of a new app that catalogs a city’s trees allowing citizens to keep an eye on their health

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