September, 2019

The Power Of A Question

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Do you have to be a start-up to be a disruptor?

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How Inovation Affects Leadership and Reskilling: Industry 4.0 Case

Idea to Value

The fourth industrial revolution is no longer just something that companies need to prepare for – it’s a reality that has already arrived. Everything about our current landscape is changing, from how we communicate to the avenues we have for connectivity. In the age of Industry 4.0, the digital landscape and physical technologies are growing increasingly connected. There’s a closer relationship between people, objects, devices, and the data we generate every day.

Remove the Pump Handle. Find the Root Cause.

Destination Innovation

In August 1854, there was a deadly outbreak of cholera in the Soho district of central London. Cholera leads to diarrhoea, vomiting, dehydration, and in many cases to death. Thousands of people fell ill and over 600 died. At that time, medical authorities believed that cholera was caused by ‘miasma’ – a type of ‘bad air’ possibly from decaying bodies. But a local doctor, John Snow, was sceptical of this theory.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

6 steps to ignite exponential business growth

Exago

Taking on board the attributes of Exponential Organisations (ExOs) and investing in becoming truly exponential is challenging, but it is within the reach of most companies today. These 6 steps can help you transform your organisation and accelerate business growth. The post 6 steps to ignite exponential business growth appeared first on Exago. Blog business transformation collective intelligence engagement exponential gamification idea management software innovation-tips

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Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Source IRENA [link]. In the past few months, I have been placing an increasing focus on the energy transition we all need to undertake in our energy systems, to build a more comprehensive understanding of the parts that make up the whole of this transition. It is one of the most critical places where innovation application is required and able to be conducted to deliver a sustaining impact in our world.

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Why innovation needs management

Exago

Ideas aren't rare, but they are often lost for various reasons. Managing innovation is crucial so that valuable ideas are not only generated and recognised, but actually come to life to help overcome business challenges and enhance business performance. The post Why innovation needs management appeared first on Exago. Blog idea management innovation management innovation-tips product development

The Digital Revolution Is Ending. Here’s What You Need To Do Now:

Digital Tonto

Digital technology has only been one phase of the journey of advancement. The most exciting things are still yet to come. Related posts: Why The Future Is Not Digital. Let’s Face Facts, The Digital. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Technology Digital Transformation

What Is Sustainable Innovation?

IdeaScale

It makes sense that sustainability and innovation go together naturally in business. The best innovations leave the earth better than they found it. With individuals and businesses becoming more concerned about and involved in sustainability issues, innovation has embraced sustainability more fully in recent years.

Are You an Entrepreneurial, Enabling or Architecting Leader?

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Finding your style can help you build a more agile company. Leadership

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11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

If it doesn't fit, it must be innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

Years ago, Johnny Cochrane convinced a jury that OJ Simpson was not guilty of murdering Nichole Simpson. While there were undoubtedly many factors that led to the acquittal, one of the biggest factors was the gloves. When OJ tried on the gloves in the witness stand, the gloves did not seem to fit his hands. Cochrane then uttered the famous line in his closing: if the gloves do not fit you must acquit.

10 Questions to Get Started with Strategic Foresight

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How Can You Manage a Nonprofit Internationally With Innovative Technology?

IdeaScale

Many businesses have managed to succeed in the global market thanks to translation companies who have (for the longest time) been facilitating trade between people of diverse backgrounds. But with the rise of new technology, many emerging markets (China, South Africa, Singapore, India, and South Korea, for example) are all hungry for new services that could be provided by small businesses.

3 Questions You Need to Ask Before Creating an Innovation Roadmap

Leapfrogging

Driving True Innovation Within Your Organization Means You Must Outline Your Goals and Priorities Clearly. In January 1996, two Stanford PhD students started working on a research project that would change the world. They nicknamed their project BackRub, because it checked backlinks of websites to determine their importance. Today, that project has become known as Google and its two founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have completely changed the way the world works.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

6 Foundational Success Factors to Establish Corporate Innovation Culture

Rocketspace

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The Importance of Senior Management Involvement in Innovation

The Future Shapers

Nowhere is prioritization as important a skill as for the people at the very top of an organization. Most good executives are very conscious of how they spend their time. Innovation is one of the areas where people are often looking for senior management involvement, yet, it is here where it tends to be lacking at times.

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Innovation Efforts

Game-Changer

Innovation is hard. Really hard. So hard that true innovation is rare. Most of what we see as innovative is increments, improvements, on existing products and services. With that said, it’s really easy to sabotage your innovation efforts when you don’t understand what you’re getting yourself into. To avoid sabotaging your efforts, first your have to understand that innovation has many enemies and obstacles that will always show their head; some more than others.

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Four Myths About Empowering Change

Innovation Excellence

We live in a transformational age. Powerful technologies like the cloud and artificial intelligence are quickly shifting what it means to compete. Social movements like #MeTo are exposing decades of misdeeds and rewriting norms. The stresses of modern life are creating new expectations about the relationship between work and home. Every senior manager and entrepreneur. Change Leadership Myths

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

PLAYING IT SAFE IS THE MOST DANGEROUS THING YOU CAN DO

Innovation 360 Group

Are you safe? Or are you on the edge of irrelevance? Companies disappear all the time without a word, due to changing cultural values, changing technology, or changing audience demographics. People simply move on and leave the past behind. That’s precisely what you have to do if you want your company to survive. It’s really not as hard as you think to read the signs of a rapidly approaching upheaval in your industry.

Creating an Innovative Culture for Your Nonprofit Organization

IdeaScale

Eighty percent of nonprofit leaders consider innovation to be mandatory, yet of those, only 40 percent think their organization is ready for innovation. Leaders recognize the importance of innovation, yet many aren’t sure how to make their organizations innovation-ready. One problem with innovation strategy in nonprofits is that since they are not for profit, they don’t necessarily push themselves to “compete” by improving their business models or offering innovative products and services.

The end of Agile? No, quite the opposite

Board of Innovation

For us, Agile still operates very well at the end of the innovation process – where it needs to be. The post The end of Agile? No, quite the opposite appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise

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Innovation Metrics: Ideation Rate vs. Implementation Rate

IdeaScale

Measuring innovation isn’t the same as measuring traditional business metrics like market size, gross margins, or return on investment. Good innovation management requires its own set of metrics. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t measure innovation success. You simply have to know which measuring sticks to use.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Increased R&D Doesn’t Mean Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A recent PwC study looked at a large rise in global R&D spending in 2018, more than a 17% gain over 2017. Many pundits shared the article as evidence of an innovation revolution despite the warnings in the article. Silly, huh? The piece states, “rising R&D spending is an indication that companies are committing to. Innovation R&D Customer Insight Inclusion of R&D teams

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What Role Does Practicality Play in Innovation?

IdeaScale

Innovation is not just an endless succession of blue-sky concepts. Brainstorming and even daydreaming may play a role in innovation, but practicality is required to bring innovative ideas to life. ?. In fact, if you think about it, innovations quite often make the practical aspects of life better. Banking from your phone is one example of innovation with practical results.

Find A Way To Say ‘Yes’ To Non-Obvious Ideas

Phil McKinney

The world is made up of ‘yes’ people and ‘no’ people. We need more optimistic — more hopeful people who find a way to say yes to non-obvious ideas. During Thomas Jefferson's presidency in the early 1800’s, he and a group of travelers were crossing a river that had overflowed its banks. Each man crossed […]. Blog Non-Obvious Ideas Say ‘Yes

Leading Digital Transformation – The Interview

Braden Kelley

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Rob Llewellyn for his Leading Digital Transformation podcast, and discuss how most organizations fail at innovation because they fail at change. They may aspire to innovate but often struggle and continue … Continue reading → Change Digital Transformation Innovation

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

An Introduction to Customer Journey Mapping

HYPE Innovation

We are moving from value-in-exchange to value-in-use. You don’t want to buy a car, you want to buy mobility. Instead of selling products and services, organizations must develop ecosystems where customers can co-create value with them. This requires a holistic view of the ecosystem and can be obtained with Customer Journey Mapping. First, what is Customer Journey Mapping? Ideation & Collaboration

Innovation adoption in the technology lifecycle for Energy Translation

Paul Hobcraft

Building the systems enabling framework. Source: World Economic Forum. Technological innovation has a central role to play in the Energy Transition currently being undertaken throughout the world. The shifts need to take the different parts of the energy system through a lifecycle approach to any future energy system.

Podcast S2E41: Rodd Chant – What it takes to be a Creative Director

Idea to Value

In today’s episode, we speak with Rodd Chant, who describes himself as a Creative Something. Rodd started out in music, before leading Advertising companies in Australia, Singapore, New York, Tokyo and now back in Australia. We talk about what it takes to succeed in the creative industries, and how to lead creative individuals. Topics discussed in today’s episode: 00:03:00 – What actually does a Creative Director do? It is about guiding your team to produce their best work.

The Limits of Positive Thinking

Destination Innovation

The magical potency of positive thinking has been a common theme among motivational speakers for a long time. In 1952 Norman Vincent Peale published his seminal book, The Power of Positive Thinking. He advocated that you should always be optimistic. You should build a mental picture of yourself succeeding. And at the same time you should drive out negative thoughts, doubts and self-criticism. His book became a best-seller.

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How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”