Tue.May 14, 2019

Guilt isn’t Noble. 3 Ways to Better Respond to Failure.


It was the beginning of 2018 and I believed that I was on the cusp of “the next big thing.”

Why Your Innovation Center Will Fail

Innovation Excellence

If you work for a big, established company, you’ve probably been noticing the sudden rise of a new trend: the innovation lab.

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Crowdsourcing Trends Shaping the Future of Innovation


Crowdsourcing is the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people rather than from traditional employees or suppliers.

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Creating Collaborative Workplace Cultures

Innovation Excellence

Some CEO’S, executive teams and leaders mistakenly assume that organizational culture is simply a social phenomenon that they have no control over, and cannot impact. Yet, according to Gallup, CEO’s, executive teams and leaders are the key catalysts towards creating a collaborative workplace culture.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Taking an Audience-Centric Approach During the Tech Adoption Lifecycle


Most marketing professionals understand that insight into the hearts and minds of your customers is central to successful product innovation. But which customers? Who is going to buy my product first? What happens after that? How can I eventually grow my customer base to one billion people?

The Great Extinction

The Future Shapers

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Understanding Tech Scouting's Split-Competency Model


Imagine you are the leader of a newly formed External Technologies Sourcing team at a large company in the heavy equipment industry. A product group has come to you, asking for help. They are building a new generation of self-repairing machines.

Expanding Innovation at Our NYC Deep Dive

Innovation Leader

At our recent New York City Deep Dive event, leaders from around the US met in New York to discuss tactics for starting and expanding innovation initiatives. See photos

Your Seven-Minute Guide to Strategy Deployment Software


I recently read that it takes the average person about eight minutes to read 1000 words. You’re smarter than average, and this post isn’t quite that long, so you can read it and get the essential information you need about strategy deployment software in probably less than seven minutes.

#1,500 – PDK Plastic

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The creation of plastic in 1907 was a revolutionary breakthrough that changed society in the decades to come. To appreciate just how big this impact was just think about how many things there are in our daily lives from silverware to toys that are made from plastic. Modern airplanes include plastic.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Success Story: How DMK Group established a high-performance Trend Management


Supported by ITONICS Radar and ITONICS Inspirator, the DMK Group implemented a powerful trend management process from scouting to the derivation of new business opportunities and scoutet over 2,000 relevant inspirations.

What a Journalist Can Teach Lean Startups about Customer Interviews

Grasshopper Herder

Customer discovery tips from a writer who’s interviewed everyone from astronauts to zookeepers. The post What a Journalist Can Teach Lean Startups about Customer Interviews appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com.

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Success Story: How DMK Group established a high-performance Trend Management


The increasing pressure to innovate through mass digitization of economy and society demands a paradigm shift from incremental innovation to disruptive and strategic innovations. The post Success Story: How DMK Group established a high-performance Trend Management appeared first on. Articles-Blog

Brown Bag Innovation

Gregg Fraley

Brown Bag Innovation. “Innovation is everybody’s job.” ” Gregg Fraley, keynote speech, circa 2006. “Innovation is everybody’s job, but you have to provide smart ways to contribute” Gregg Fraley, keynote speech, 2019. .

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

InnoCentive and DTEK Partner to Bring New Energy Solutions and Technology Through Open Innovation