October, 2020

Freedom to Fail: Cultivating a Mindset of Innovation

Idea to Value

A child can stand up for the first time, take a step forward, and then tumble onto their tummy, to the raucous applause and overwhelming approval of every observer. In other words, attempts that end in failure are both common and lauded in children.

Podcast S4E84: Uli Weinberg – How Design Thinking has changed

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Prof Uli Weinberg, Director der HPI School of Design Thinking and President of the Global Design Thinking Alliance.

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Podcast S4E81: John Carter – Overcoming the hurdles of designing new technology

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with the creator of the Bose Noise-cancelling headphones, John Carter. We discuss how challenging it is to develop completely new technology, the difficulty in describing its value and marketing it, and getting buy in for innovation processes in your company. Topics covered in today’s episode: 00:01:00 – John’s background and journey with Dr Bose.

The Accidental Innovation

Destination Innovation

Thomas Sullivan was a tea merchant in New York. In 1908 he despatched to customers samples of tea leaves in small silken sachets for them to try. Some people thought that the sachets were to be used like metal infusers.

Register Today for RIDG’s Return on Innovation: Webinar Series

Speaker: Michelle Royal, Founder of RIDG

Join RIDG's Chief Innovation Officer, Michelle Royal, for a free 60-minute webinar on Tuesday, March 9th at 10 a.m. ET. You’ll learn how to lead your business to a new frontier in a time of disruption and prepare for the future despite intense financial and mental constraints of a pandemic. This is the first webinar of a three-part series on how innovation produces higher profits and happier people. RIDG helps companies make strategic financial decisions and empowers their teams to grow the business.

Defining Innovation Capital

Paul Hobcraft

My definition of what makes up innovation capital: “Innovation capital is the sum of all that promotes the development and changes required for achieving innovation outcomes, within one organization or its broader networked environment, for marketplace advantage”.

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We Need To Finally Break Free Of The Engineering Mindset

Digital Tonto

To solve big, important problems, we often need to discard up our illusions first. It would be nice if the general well-being could be reduced to a single metric like GDP or the success of an. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Reversing your thinking

Jeffrey Phillips

I was speaking with a good friend whose vacation home was threatened by wildfires out west. We spoke about issues like climate change, and controlled burns and other issues that lead to more fires, and more destructive fires. His parting shot to me was - you are an innovator.

Podcast S4E80: Todd Henry – Finding the personal Motivation Code that drives you

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with creativity and motivation expert Todd Henry.

How Does Diversity and Inclusion Impact Innovation?

InnovationManagement

Nearly all executives believe the long-term success of their business depends on the flow, testing, and development of new ideas. One of the problems is the old belief in the “creative genius” – that creativity and innovation belongs to a talented few and not to everyone.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

A pathway to building more dynamic innovation capabilities

Paul Hobcraft

To build a pathway to enabling more dynamic innovation capabilities needs to go through Nine Stages.

How to hit the innovation sweet spot and why it’s not all that straightforward

Board of Innovation

Learn about the four key factors of brilliant innovation – and the balancing act to combine them. Here are some hands-on tips and tricks. The post How to hit the innovation sweet spot and why it’s not all that straightforward appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Circular economy

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We Thought Technology Would Solve Our Problems. Instead, They Got Worse

Digital Tonto

Prognosticators and futurists try to predict what will happen through some combination of extrapolation and supposition, but the truth is the future will most be shaped by the choices we make. We. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How NASA Coaches Its Community to Overcome Challenges

IdeaScale

Innovation and NASA are synonymous. The agency is famous for quite literally fitting a square peg in a round hole to rescue the Apollo 13 astronauts. Yet, most of its innovation is on a much smaller level, if no less dramatic in its overall impact.

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!

Ten pitfalls inventors face and tips for avoiding them

Idea to Value

Common pitfalls inventors face when trying to make a great idea real are the reasons why so many great inventions do not reach the world stage, get outpaced or just fail before having a chance to get utilised.

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The Netflix Innovation Cycle

Game-Changer

How does Netflix innovate? Just like any organization that has a track record of innovation, you have to start with it’s culture. Luckily, you can learn about Netflix’s culture from the CEO himself.

Innovation needs the power of completing the 4th Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

We first need to recognize that there are twin forces at work, feeding off each other. We are facing greater disruption and an increasing innovation pace. These twin forces are constantly seeking out for combining, relentlessly adding the new shape to our future.

Digital validation: a crucial part of rapid testing in business design

Board of Innovation

Why you need to digitally validate the desirability and viability of your new product or service. incl: a downloadable sample experimentation plan). The post Digital validation: a crucial part of rapid testing in business design appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Business design

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.

How Revolutions Fail

Digital Tonto

In the final analysis, the reason that most would-be revolutionaries fail is that they assume that the righteousness of their cause will save them. It will not. Injustice, inequity and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Cheese Madness and the 2020 Innovation Award Winner The Cleveland Cavaliers

IdeaScale

The IdeaScale 2020 Innovation Management Awards recognized outstanding innovations in three categories. These are: best engagement, process, and implementation. The deadline for submissions was April of this year, and the winners were announced in May.

Podcast S4E83: Steve Glaveski – How to become Time Rich

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with serial entrepreneur and author Steve Glaveski.

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Key Learnings of a Regtech Corporate Startup

InnovationManagement

Corporate start-ups sit in a sweet spot between corporate venturing and an external start-up. These initiatives have the luxury of the big brother organisation watching over them, but it also comes with the policies and procedures of the big brother.

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.

5G Is Far Bigger Than Faster Smartphones

Daniel Burrus

The world has never experienced as much uncertainty as it has today. The global pandemic has disrupted business, government, healthcare, and education on a global level. This extreme disruption is far more than institutional. It’s been personal, disrupting how we all live, work, and play. .

Play Bold: The Theological approach connecting the dots

Innovation 360 Group

Meet the theologist, trained to be a priest, saddled to be the digital transformer creating interlinked regional. Play Bold Podcast

What’s Killing Capitalism In America?

Digital Tonto

Through the charade of “pro-business” policies, industry leaders have been increasing regulation and limiting competition over the past 20 years. We need to right the ship. It’s time to claim. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Entrepreneurship Innovation Matrix

Leadership in a Pandemic

IdeaScale

Attention all leaders: you need to take care of yourself right now. We need strong leaders. They help us grow and remove obstacles on our path to success. They do this well because they are confident, resilient and inspiring. But it’s you don’t see right now that is cause for concern.

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.

How to Remove Roadblocks to Creativity

Idea to Value

The power of the mind is something we have only begun to grasp and understand with the help of science. However, creativity is an expansive expression of what the mind can envision, create, and conceptualize. The beauty of a fine painting. The elegance of a story that makes us think and emote.

What are the Differences and Advantages between a Specialist and a Generalist? 

InnovationManagement

In building your career, you're likely asked to choose one of two tracks: to become a specialist or to pursue the path of a generalist. This article takes a look at advantages and disadvantages of choosing either of these two paths, and discusses some grey area in between.

Acquire Customers with Online Ads that Connects to Your Value Proposition Canvas

Strategyzer

After developing your Value Proposition Canvas you need to design an experiment to test whether what you have designed is accurate. Online ads are a great experiment to test and validate problem-solution fit and determine whether the value proposition you have mapped out really resonates with your target customer segment. Innovation Process: Testing Business Ideas