Wed.Feb 06, 2019

How to Identify and Nullify Innovation Killers

IdeaScale

Talking about doing can kill innovation. Innovation strategy can be a powerful thing, but any businessperson can tell you that no strategy, however carefully formed, survives contact with the day-to-day reality of running a business.

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BP Technology Group, how technology can impact the energy industry out to 2050

Innovation Excellence

Stephen Cook is Chief Commercial Officer, Group Technology at BP since 2017, committed to commercial deals in technology-related business development, also cultivating and delivering capability in technology strategy, and intelligence.

Self-steering organization: 6 mistakes we made

Board of Innovation

We recently shared an article about Board of Innovation’s journey towards working in self-governing teams. We call them circles. They operate as entrepreneurial mini-companies within Board of Innovation and take on business responsibilities accordingly. A year and a half in, we have overachieved our main targets — growing a strong team, creating greater business impact. Continue reading. The post Self-steering organization: 6 mistakes we made appeared first on Board of Innovation.

The World's Top Emerging Innovation Hubs to Watch in 2019

Rocketspace

Top 7 Emerging Innovation Hubs for Corporate Innovators. emerging innovation hubs innovation hub innovation ecosystem

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.

The 12 Greatest Inventions of All Time

Destination Innovation

My selection of the inventions which had the most beneficial effects for human progress. Do you agree? Please note that discoveries (such as fire) and more abstract concepts (such as democracy or capitalism) are not included – just specific inventions.

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Cultivating A Culture of Curiosity to Drive More Innovation

Innovation Excellence

I recently read a great article on how disasters can lead to innovation by Paul Sloane here on Innovation Excellence. It’s a great reminder for all of us on how simple curiosity is the driving force behind many of the greatest innovations we come up with.

How to Identify and Nullify Innovation Killers

IdeaScale

Talking about doing can kill innovation. Innovation strategy can be a powerful thing, but any businessperson can tell you that no strategy, however carefully formed, survives contact with the day-to-day reality of running a business.

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How Great Companies Empower Creativity

Digital Tonto

The secret to unlocking creativity is not to look for more creative people, but to unlock more creativity from the people who already work for you Related posts: How Technology Enhances Creativity. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Creativity

Trends in early education

IdeaSpies

Recently I saw a headline article on the ‘School of the future’, with a particular focus on design, or to use the relevant term, the “built environment”.

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.

Simple Analogy to Demystify AI

Innovation Excellence

Still Trying To Demystify AI? Here’s A Simple Analogy That Even A 10-Year-Old Can Follow. The buzz about AI is everywhere, but most of us still think of AI as a black box. It isn’t. Look Ma…No Hands!

The Potential of Qualitative Research in B2B

Gregg Fraley

Why Don’t B2B Companies Use Qualitative Research? Qualitative Studies Leads to Insights, and Innovative Results. Open-ended Questions Are Powerful. Qualitative research is an effective way to understand your market better.

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I RESOLVE. to Continuously Improve in 2019

Kainexus

It's that time of year when everyone seems to make new resolutions. It's a good idea to make a resolution for change any time that you notice a gap that needs to be addressed. Since it's January, let's talk about what you can do to change your behavior so you can be better in 2019!

7 Failures of Business Growth

Daniel Burrus

If you want to stand out in today’s marketplace, you must work smarter, not harder. This is easier said than done, however, as despite their best intentions, companies get snarled in the glaring failures that derail business growth and stagnate profits. In order for you to avoid these failures, you have to be aware of the most common ones and the strategies for combating them. The following will help you turn failure into success.

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.

Running A Business Is A Whole Lot More Complicated Than You Think

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. This will hardly seem like earth-shattering news, but a lot goes into running a business.

Four Key Considerations for Evaluating Your IP Management Solutions Amid Industry Consolidation

Anaqua

By Vincent Brault, SVP of Product & Innovation. The IP software and services market has gone red-hot recently with two major shake-ups in the industry in the past few months.

Building Your Business From The Ground Up: How You Can Do It

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. When it comes to wanting to be your own boss, it can often be a dream for many. But making it your reality not only takes courage, it can also take the time, the effort and the investment to make it happen. But how can you create a business from nothing?

Churchill, Brooke, and Protecting Against a Sanguine Outlook

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikipedia As mentioned in a post two weeks ago, I've been reading Andrew Roberts' incredible biography of Winston Churchill. At one point, Roberts describes Churchill's appointment of Alan Brooke as Chief of the Imperial General Staff during World War II.

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.

From A to B: Keeping Your Local Business Transportation Costs Down

The Human Factor

Contributed post – Making a sale is only the first step of your business operations; the second involves getting it to them (the third, if you were wondering, is making sure they’re happy with their order and getting them to order again).

What To Consider When Choosing Your Office

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. If you’re a business owner, you’ll know just how important your office is.