August, 2018

Is Your Company Culture Anti-Innovation?

IdeaScale

In a recent article from Harvard Business Review , researchers reported that one of the most common barriers to innovation is internal politics. But the second most commonly cited barrier was cultural issues.

What unicorns and nawhals tell us about innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

My lovely wife and I were returning from a long car trip, having one of those wide-ranging conversations about everything and nothing that consumes time during long periods of interstate driving. The topics were shifting and free-flowing, when suddenly she asked the question: what's the difference between a unicorn and a narwhal? After all, they both seem a bit mysterious and they share the uncommon attribute of possessing only one horn.

What The Best Innovators Do Differently

Digital Tonto

What makes the difference is not brilliance or even hard work. It is the passion to contribute something, to add not only knowledge but to the collective well being, that sets great innovators. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation

Sleeping with the enemy: The pain of innovation disrupting your industry

Idea to Value

I’d like to start today’s article with a story about something that shook me up a bit recently. I recently bought a diamond engagement ring at an amazing online store, but needed to get the size adjusted slightly.

Innovate Faster with Metrics that Matter

Tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovating your products and growing your business. Written by Mixpanel’s Director of Analytics Strategy, Fatih Koca, get the tools, insights, and framework top companies use to define their product metrics.

So the value we can derive from using Knowledge Graphs

Paul Hobcraft

How does Knowledge Graphs fit within our need to communicate in new, visually exciting ways? Let me provide a short narrative to give this a meaning and why it is becoming so important. Today we deliver content- It has become far too easy. We are drowning in it on a daily basis.

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Ten Tips for A Successful Pitch

Destination Innovation

Henry de Zoete and Will Hodson, co-founders of Look After My Bills, secured the best ever deal on the BBC show Dragons Den (equivalent to the US TV show Shark Tank). They received offers from all five investors on the show. They ended up selling just 3% of their business for £120,000 ($160,000 US).

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The Ultimate Corporate Innovation Playbook

Rocketspace

The largest companies by market cap have a common denominator —they’ve leveraged cutting edge technology to transform their business and industry from the inside out.

4 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Innovation

Digital Tonto

The truth is that there is no one path to innovation, everybody has to find their own way Related posts: #MonkeyFirst Innovation. Becoming A Successful Executive Doesn’t Prepare You To Innovate. 4. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation

An Innovation Lexicon

IdeaScale

Innovation means different things to different people. Sometimes it’s hard to have a good conversation about innovation, because people understand the concept in very different ways.

The 7 Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations

While a sustainable standardized method of innovation still eludes most organizations - having this in your toolbox is a game changer! Discover the 7 essential habits for enabling companies to systemize and establish innovation as a core competency.

The chance to think differently about Ecosystems for Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Thinking about ecosystems certainly allows us to go out of our normal scope of invention, innovation and being creative.

Is it better to solve problems in isolation or by collaborating with others?

Game-Changer

I’ve always believed that the best way to brainstorm is a hybrid of thinking by ourselves and then sharing that with a group to build on each other’s ideas; as opposed to brainstorming with a group from the start.

If the Door is Shut, Open it. If the Door is Open, Shut it.

Destination Innovation

In looking for innovations it is sometimes helpful to consider whether your product or service is open or closed. If it is open what would happen if you enclosed it? If it is closed what would happen if you opened it? The opposite approach to the current method can yield powerful new ideas.

Top Firms Driving Corporate Innovation

Rocketspace

As industries consistently change with new technologies emerging, companies need to adapt to these changes in order to maintain success. Where can organizations turn when they want to know how to remain competitive in their respective industries, even when they have limited expertise in innovation?

The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

Why Debate Is The Next Frontier In Artificial Intelligence

Digital Tonto

The future of technology is always more human Related posts: Artificial Intelligence Needs Conversational Intelligence. Here’s Why: 4 Ways Every Business Needs To Use Artificial Intelligence. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German

Exago

Exago Smart collaborative innovation software can now be used by German speakers in their own language. With the new version, the Exago enterprise-grade solution becomes available in nine language options, enabling over a million people worldwide to share ideas and insights and contribute to their company’s innovation and business goals. The post Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German appeared first on Exago.

The legend of the Gordian Knot and today’s oganizations “knotty” problems

Paul Hobcraft

Cutting the Gordian Knot. If you are not aware, it is worth reading about the Gordian Knot. For people the world over, the Gordian Knot represents the difficult, the intractable and often the insolvable problem.

How Do You Ensure Your Culture Keeps Driving Innovation?

Game-Changer

Organizations don’t resemble their early years as they become successful and establish themselves. They shift from playing to win to a playing not to lose mindset.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Two Questions for you on Risk

Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane asks you two questions about the risks you have taken. The post Two Questions for you on Risk appeared first on Destination Innovation. Videos bridge journey question risk

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What is All the Buzz Around Innovation Consultants?

Rocketspace

The corporate innovation space is booming. Companies are setting up new innovation offices, incubators, or accelerators, and hundreds of internal and external hackathons are being organized around the world.

The future belongs to whoever creates it

RTI Innovation Advisors

You know something has become passe when you see it used as a meme on Twitter frequently. That's actually what prompted this diatribe. I doubt there's any meme I dislike more than "The future belongs to.". In recent years we've been told that the future belongs to the swift, the smart, the agile, and more recently to the digitally transformed. Not that long ago we were told that the future belonged to Nokia, because before 2000 it was the king of the hill in handsets. Then along came Apple.

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How Does Technology Influence Innovation?

IdeaScale

In a recent round of research, I was reviewing adoption rates for new technologies. It took over 55 years for automobiles to reach 80 million people, whereas the internet was able to achieve the same feat in less than 18 years.

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.

A feast of opportunities for Siemens?

Paul Hobcraft

I decided to invest a decent amount of time into the Siemens 3 rd Quarter Announcements and it has been worth it.

All Innovators Work From Failure

Game-Changer

The work of innovation – whether you’re doing R&D, creating a breakthrough, pursuing a disruptive strategy or sustaining your core – is not business as usual. It doesn’t work in a straight line, and the more radical the project the more uncertainty there is.

Today, You Need More Than A Market Strategy, You Need An Ecosystem Strategy

Digital Tonto

Collaboration has become the new competitive advantage Related posts: Amazon’s Purchase Of Whole Foods Shows Why Every Industry Needs An Ecosystem. 2014: Year Of The Open Ecosystem. The New. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Ecosystems

The Ultimate Corporate Innovation Playbook

Rocketspace

The largest companies by market cap have a common denominator —they’ve leveraged cutting edge technology to transform their business and industry from the inside out.

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.