February, 2022

Podcast S6E150: Alex Pang – The Benefits of a 4 Day workweek

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Alex Pang, founder of Strategy and Rest, a consultancy devoted to helping companies and individuals harness the power of rest to shorten our workdays, while staying focused and productive.

How the Public and Private Sector are Teaming Up to Address Extreme Weather Challenges


Government innovation and private sector approaches are meeting to advance the prediction, reaction, and protection of municipalities and their infrastructure.

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Where do Innovative Ideas Come From?

Destination Innovation

Cities around the world suffer from a common problem – a shortage of affordable, decent quality housing.

The critical interplay among innovation, business models and change

Paul Hobcraft

The critical interplay among innovation, business models and change. Jeffrey Phillips and I have collaborated over a number of years and I have always felt these have been highly productive, original in thinking and truly valuable.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

The Lifecycle of a Breakthrough

Digital Tonto

The global activist Srdja Popovi? once told me that when a revolution is successful, it’s difficult to explain the previous order, because it comes to be seen as unbelievable. Just as it’s hard to. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Virtual Innovation Sessions in 5 Simple Steps


Innovation is an art and science. Here’s the secret to identifying & prioritizing ideas in a virtual world. Over the past 25 years, I have run hundreds of innovation sessions with companies like NBCUniversal, Visa, Colgate, Kimberly-Clark, Red Bull, and dozens of others.

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University of Alabama at Birmingham Podcast – Creating a Team Driven by Innovation


Overview: On the IdeaScale Nation podcast , Dr. Curt Carver, Chief Information Officer at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, discusses how he used a team-focused approach to build an innovation strategy. Why Teamwork Matters. In government innovation, the best approach is teamwork.

Bringing innovation in from the cold

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been thinking a lot about innovation and it's "place" in a corporate structure. Innovation is often so different, so unique and so unfamiliar that many companies aren't quite sure where to place it. Does it belong with product teams, since some innovation is logically focused on new products?

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Confronting Your Darwin Effect through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Confronting Your Darwin Effect through innovation. It is so hard to let go! It is so often harder to carry on, but determination prevails!

Learning From Mistakes Is What Separates Truly Revolutionary Leaders From Everyone Else

Digital Tonto

There’s nothing quite like the rapture of an epiphany, that initial flash of insight which is still pure and innocent, before the harsh realities of the world muck it up with a bunch of inconvenient. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Fractional CTO Services Crafted for Tech Startups

Your startup is growing, and you realize that the next addition to your team should be someone with a technical background. Download this guide to discover the 3 steps for finding the perfect hire!

Small Experiments for Big Ideas


As the co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman once said that trying to innovate and scale a business quickly requires you to “throw yourself off a cliff and assemble your airplane on the way down.” ” Sounds risky. It doesn’t have to be.

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Top 12 Best Creativity Podcasts

Idea to Value

If you are anything like me, you will have discovered how convenient and informative podcasts can be. Unlike a lot of other information on the internet, podcasts can be a great source of information direct from the mouth of an expert.

How Digital Whiteboards Help Innovation Managers


Being an innovation manager means you’re constantly having to evaluate not only how you can improve the projects you’re working on, but also how you can improve your personal and shared workflows. .

Are You Unconventional Enough in Your Thinking?

Phil McKinney

Unconventional thinking from unconventional individuals is the lifeblood of innovation. They are the people who see things in a new way, and because of this, they often come up with truly unconventional ideas. Ideas that conventional thinkers would never think of.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

The new pioneers

Jeffrey Phillips

Time was, a few hundred years ago, that a pioneer was a person who left the civilized areas and moved to new lands in search of a better opportunity or a new way of life.

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4 Myths That Are Killing Business Today

Digital Tonto

The unicorn is perhaps unique among myths in that the creature doesn’t appear in the mythology of any culture. The ancient Greeks, for all of their centaurs, hydras and medusas, never had any stories. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Push Thinking & Get Innovation Using this Little-Known Children’s Game


Fifty years ago, a little-known children’s book introduced the “SCAMPER” model as way to help teachers foster creativity in their classrooms.


Idea to Value

‘Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can see only as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.’ ’ This quote is often attributed to award-winning novelist E.L.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Learn How IdeaScale’s Concept Selection Feature Can Help Your Business Pinpoint the Best Ideas


IdeaScale’s concept selection tool combines machine learning, the crowd, and your own criteria to highlight the best ideas from your team. Here’s how it works, feature by feature, to bolster your innovation strategy. Workflow & Idea Routing.

Is Communication Sabotaging Your Ability to Innovate? 


Avoid these four communications landmines as you navigate the stages of innovation. The post Is Communication Sabotaging Your Ability to Innovate? appeared first on InnovationManagement.

100 Ways to Be More Creative on the Job

Michael Michalko

Find the most creative people at work and ask for their ideas. Brainstorm daily with a co-worker. Tape record your ideas on your commute to and from work. Present your biggest challenge to a child. Take your team off-site for a day. Listen more carefully to your inner muse.

Don’t Confuse A Moment With A Movement

Digital Tonto

It’s easy to confuse a moment with a movement. A movement involves linking together small, but often disparate groups in the context of shared purpose and shared values. A moment occurs when an event. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Turn Overwhelming Data into New Insight to make Strategic Decisions


Focused on insight, not numbers. Planning for next year is well under way. Because of unprecedented uncertainty, there’s a strong desire to use data to deliver better decision-making. Makes sense. Yet many teams and organizations get paralyzed by overwhelming data.

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What is ‘True Creativity’? (part 3 of 5)

Idea to Value

So for the past two weeks I have been telling you about my big upcoming plans. And that you could get a sneak preview of what was coming up by registering here for free.

How IdeaScale’s Idea Collection Feature Can Help Your Business Encourage, Collect, and Share Ideas


IdeaScale’s Idea Collection tool has a multitude of customization and design options to create the ideal way to tap into your organization’s creativity.

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How Does the Chief Information Officer Role Relate to Innovation?


Nearly 40% of IdeaScale’s customer base is run from a dedicated innovation department helmed by a Chief Innovation Officer, an innovation leader, an innovation manager or someone else. However, there is another emerging owner for innovation at a large organization.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

94 Ideas to Imagine Innovative Growth Strategies


Brainzooming questions, tools, and exercises come from diverse sources. We often imagine them from reading between the lines of articles describing innovation successes. We’ll digest how organizations ranging from corporations to entrepreneurs and nonprofits are pursuing innovative growth.

15 Surefire Ways To Alienate Your Boss


Last week I wrote a post about what you should do to add value and increase your standing in the workplace. Now, let’s look at the opposite: If you could deliberately kill your credibility with your boss, what would you do?

Use a Strategy Uncertainty Map to Find Clarity in Disruptive Times


All opportunities have uncertainty. Use a map to navigate it. Let’s kick-off 2022 with a useful tool. Here’s the downloadable Strategy Uncertainty Map I developed as part of my work with Praxie.com. The past two years were as disruptive as they get for both society and business.

The innovative ways that Airlines make money with frequent flyer points

Idea to Value

Airline loyalty programmes are fascinating. Not just because we happen to have enough frequent flyer points with one airline to fly around the world, but instead because of how they completely changed the business model of airlines.

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Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.