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 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! ]].

The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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!

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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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! ]].

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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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

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. .

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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Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

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! ]].

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.

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.

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.

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

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.

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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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.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

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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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.

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.

Shaping the Future: Product Strategy in the Age of Uncertainty

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Product Strategy Practice Lead, Kuroshio Consulting

In this webinar, we'll explore product strategy obstacles and present practices to overcome them while driving clarity and alignment across your executive team.

The next big thing entrepreneurs and corporate innovators need to consider


You have one job as an entrepreneur or corporate innovator. That’s to find a successful new value proposition and business model. Innovation Culture

How to Organize Innovation


I recently read a couple of excellent articles by Nick Skillicorn , and Prof. Rita McGrath where both discuss the challenges and intricacies involved in structuring and governing innovation within a large organization.

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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Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.