March, 2020

Type I vs Type II Innovation Programs

Wellspring

In my decade-plus years working with corporate innovation leaders, I’ve seen a variety of frameworks to explain what we mean by “innovation.” The most enduring of these has been McKinsey’s Three Horizons model – although there are plenty of others.

COVID-19 Will Fuel the Next Wave of Innovation

Entrepreneur - Innovation

This global pandemic will shape businesses for decades to come. Coronavirus

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Recession, Innovation and Survival – A Lesson from Kellogg’s

InnovationManagement

In times of severe recession should you cut costs and focus on survival or take the opportunity to invest in innovation so that you can benefit from the eventual recovery? The post Recession, Innovation and Survival – A Lesson from Kellogg’s appeared first on Innovation Management.

5 Use Cases for Blockchain in Government

IdeaScale

Blockchain is far more than just cryptocurrency. There’s lots of hype surrounding blockchain, but at root, it’s a simple concept.

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!

The Five Levels of Remote Work — and why you’re probably at Level 2

Collectivecamp

COVID-19 has forced companies the world over to enact — or create — remote working protocols

The Questions People Asked for "Ask Docs Anything About Covid-19" Webinar

Kainexus

I've been helping our KaiNexus CEO Dr. Greg Jacobson prep for the webinar he and two other doctors are participating in tomorrow: Ask Us Anything! COVID-19. It's been beyond fascinating to see the questions that people have submitted. I've spent a lot of time going through them and categorizing them.

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51 Strategy Statistics And 3 Key Lessons To Help You Succeed

Cascade Strategy

At Cascade, we love data. Having the numbers to help see where you are, assess what's happening, understand how you got there, and decide what to do next, is a core principle behind the Cascade system and why we built it in the first place.

Adapting, Learning and Growing through Uncertainty

ImagineNation

It’s almost five years since my husband, two dogs, and our pussycat relocated back to Melbourne, Australia, after spending six years living and working in the Middle East, where adapting to uncertainty was a way of life.

Navigating through Chaotic Times

Innovation Leader

Do you feel like challenging times may be ahead? Experts with experience at DuPont, Starbucks, Bayer, and more discuss how they’re reading the tea leaves

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Restarting in times of crisis

Exago

We're all feeling some uncertainty, but hectic times can actually push us ahead faster. Exago (Re)START helps you find new ideas when you need it most. The post Restarting in times of crisis appeared first on Exago. Blog collaboration exago start innovation-tips software

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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.

5 innovative solutions to combat Coronavirus developed by creative companies

Idea to Value

Necessity is the mother of invention. This famous saying is especially true right now, as the world is struggling to contain the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. However, some companies and creative individuals have already come up with innovative solutions to the problem.

Famous Person Anagram Quiz

Destination Innovation

Test Your Skill at Anagrams with these ten short puzzles. Each answer is a famous person. Please enter your answer in the box. Which terrorist might be said to be A BAD MAN, NO LIES? (5, 5, 3, 5).

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Everything is changing faster- can we respond differently in our Innovation work?

Paul Hobcraft

Suddenly we are stopped from traveling; we are advised to work from home to keep us safe from this coronavirus and catching it. We have the choice of “self-imposed” or company-imposed” time at home.

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How to Identify Industry Trends

HYPE Innovation

This is the fourth blog post in HYPE’s series on the most-often-asked questions about strategic foresight.

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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.

Practicing for an emerging future

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm writing this in the stages of the corona virus outbreak in the United States where we've finally decided to take the virus and its impact seriously. While the virus may not be as deadly as some other viruses, it is clearly contagious.

IdeaScale and Betterific: A Match Made in Innovation Heaven

IdeaScale

We’re partnering up to help you drive your innovation strategy further. Ideascale and Betterific announced at the end of January that they were teaming up to bring the latter’s strengths in crowdsourced open innovation to Ideascale’s industry-leading innovation management platform.

Podcast S3E53: Alex Osterwalder – Creating an invincible company

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Alex Osterwalder, Partner at Stratgyzer and creator of the Business Model Canvas. We speak about what it takes to create an invincible company, with a particular emphasis on the importance of a balanced innovation portfolio.

Recession, Survival and Innovation

Destination Innovation

In times of severe recession should you cut costs and focus on survival or take the opportunity to invest in innovation so that you can benefit from the eventual recovery? Well the short answer is that you have to survive first.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Working through the current disorder we find ourselves in

Paul Hobcraft

In times like these, we need to “unfreeze.”

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Shifting the Focus of Your Idea Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HYPE Innovation

In the past two months, we have seen a significant increase in awareness of the business challenges associated with responding to COVID-19, aka coronavirus, effectively.

How To Lead Through Crisis

Digital Tonto

A crisis is, in at least one way, like anything else. It eventually ends and when it does you will look back at how you performed and will want to be proud. Related posts: How Ebay’s Spinoff. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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IdeaScale and Betteriffic: A Match Made in Innovation Heaven

IdeaScale

We’re partnering up to help you drive your innovation strategy further. Ideascale and Betteriffic announced at the end of January that they were teaming up to bring the latter’s strengths in crowdsourced open innovation to Ideascale’s industry-leading innovation management platform.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Podcast S3E51: Stephen Shapiro – Using different lenses to reframe business problems

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with Stephen Shapiro about his new book, Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems.

Best TV Box Sets

Destination Innovation

Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad. Here are my choices for the top TV box sets to binge watch. Breaking Bad. The very best. Bryan Cranston is brilliant as a high school chemistry teacher who starts a new career as a meth producer. Five seasons of compelling drama. The Sopranos.

Seeking out knowledge that feeds our innovations

Paul Hobcraft

The more we embrace change and recognize innovation demands more of our time, the more we must seek out knowledge that ‘feeds’ innovation. And the more we ‘push’ for learning, the greater chance we have of thriving in a challenging world.

Technological Revolutions and the Governance Gap

Tim Kastelle

The Core Problem of Management Today. Sur-veil-lance Cap-i-tal-ism, n. A new economic order that claims human experience as free raw material for hidden commercial practices of extraction, prediction, and sales; 2.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

We Need To Prepare For Future Crises Like We Prepare For War

Digital Tonto

No one knows how long the Coronavirus epidemic will last or what the impact will be, but one thing is for sure — it will not be our last crisis. The future, however, is not inevitable. It is what. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

A Look at Innovative Sustainability Trends for 2020

IdeaScale

Are you looking to shape sustainability trends in 2020? There’s a climate fight going on, and consumers and citizens are getting their say. Organizations and policymakers are altering how they do business to introduce new rules for promoting global sustainability.

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In this scary Coronavirus time, we can benefit from working more in isolation

Idea to Value

For the past two weeks, everyone in my company has been working remotely. We had several cases of the Coronavirus in the office, and as a precaution, everyone has been working from home. And it has been working remarkably well. We have been collaborating using Slack, Zoom, Google, Phone and email.

Six Things I wish I had known before I accepted the position of Chief Innovation Officer

Destination Innovation

Image by Mhouge from Pixabay. I was pleased and proud to be appointed to the position of CIO (Chief Innovation Officer). It seemed like a great opportunity to join a dynamic executive team and help drive the growth and ambition which inspired the company.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.