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.

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”.

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!

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.

6 Ways to Create Innovation Culture with Virtual Tools

Leapfrogging

Culture is a key success factor for every team and organization. Shape it to get more innovation, even from your remote workforce. Companies like Facebook, Twitter, Box, Slack, and Salesforce all say that employees can keep working remotely well into next year or even forever.

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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! ]].

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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. .

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.

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! ]].

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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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.

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

A Decade of Action

IdeaSpies

The year 2020, with all its tribulations, brought forth the "Decade of Action". With just 10 years to go, an aspiring globa. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Why is no one doing what works?

Board of Innovation

Go for global impact by not making the same mistakes over and over again! Here are our learnings on how to scale your innovation initiatives. The post Why is no one doing what works? appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Innovation strategy

Four Standout Innovation in Business Examples

IdeaScale

Innovation is a must in the ever-changing company landscape. Looking for inspiration? Apply these four innovation in business examples to your organization. Companies of all sizes are causing disruption.

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.”