Wed.Jan 09, 2019

Three Inside Stories of Innovation in Government


Crowdsourcing reaches the citizens unable to make meetings. Democracy thrives when everyone participates, but it’s difficult to reach some communities through traditional means.

Building the Single Innovation Digital Platform Environment

Paul Hobcraft

Aras PLM Platform Image courtesy of Aras. Throughout the past couple of years, I have been constantly arguing about the need to put innovation management on a digital platform.

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Picking the right innovation races

The Future Shapers

Which way do you pick your horse for the Grand National? Would you use your personal relationships to speak to someone in the horse and racing game or would you use the latest technology? This two-part series will explore the topic Innovation Matchmaking.

Research and Development Innovation: The Shift from Traditional R&D to Corporate Venture


In 2017, $782 billion was spent globally on R&D, an 11% increase from 2016 , which was largely driven by Chinese efforts as well as by global conglomerates, such as Amazon.

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.

Materials Science May Be The Most Important Technology Of The Next Decade. Here’s Why:

Digital Tonto

A vast acceleration in our ability to create new, advanced materials will power industries from energy to manufacturing Related posts: Why Energy Storage May Be The Most Important Technology In The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Innovation Materials Science

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Are you looking for ideas from staff or just information?


Employees don’t contribute ideas when their boss is not interested. There is often a mismatch in goals between givers and recipients of advice.

To Succeed You Must Hit Rock Bottom First

Innovation Excellence

None of us ask for life’s greatest challenges, but that doesn’t mean we can’t benefit from them. I’m going to ask you to recollect what you consider to be your greatest challenge to date. Not one that simply stretched your mind but one that drained your soul. Got it?

The Ambidextrous Organization

Open Innovation EU

4 Paths to a Sophisticated Innovation Strategy. Like this post on LinkedIn or Twitter to get a free copy for now. Click below to download a full resolution version of the infographic.

#1,439 – Elevate

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

There hasn’t been a whole lot of buzz coming out of CES this year but one idea that is likely to make headlines is Hyundai’s walking car concept known as Elevate.

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

Do you want to be the internal champion for innovation?


The best source of innovation is employees. If you want to be an internal champion for innovation look around you. You can encourage useful ideas from your colleagues.

On Gumption

Mike Shipulski

Doing new work takes gumption. But there are two problems with gumption. One, you’ve got to create it from within. Two, it takes a lot of energy to generate the gumption and to do that you’ve got to be physically fit and mentally grounded. Here are some words that may help.

What Should You Do If You’re Unhappy At Work?

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. If you tell someone you are unhappy at work, the chances are they will suggest you look for a new job. This isn’t bad advice by any stretch of the imagination, but there are downsides, too.

#1,440 – Iso-Cam

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Fan of LeBron James but couldn’t care less about the Lakers? Well, then I’ve got some good news for you. Soon you’ll be able to watch LeBron and only LeBron during the second half of a game.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

Better Ways of Marketing Your Business in 2019

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. Marketing your business is one of the most important things you can do in the world, and it is essential if you are looking to win in 2019. There are a lot of things that play a role in helping the company take things further forward.

The Future of Idea Management


As the Co-founder at Viima , an idea management software company, I frequently get asked about the future of idea management. With the amount of innovation that we’re seeing across industries, it’s hardly surprising. Editorial

Making Sure Your Employees Can Be Productive In Their Workspace

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. Becoming an employer means that you automatically take on a whole lot of responsibility over your employees’ wellbeing.

#1,438 – Photo Wake Up

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Ever since I first saw photographs come to life and move about within the pages of The Daily Prophet in the Harry Potter series I’ve been fascinated by the possibility of one day being able to do that in real life as well. Thankfully I may have finally gotten my wish thanks to a new technology on the horizon known as Photo Wake-Up, that brings static images to life, enabling photographed subjects to walk, run, sit and stand up, all in 3D!

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Unlocking Creativity: The Resistance to New Ideas

Michael Roberto

Here's a brief video clip explaining some of the reasons why we face a persistent resistance to new ideas in many organizations. unlockingcreativity creativity innovation leadership

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