August, 2021

Five Reasons Why You Should Think Like a Criminal

Destination Innovation

Image by Ryan McGuire on Pixabay. Have you seen the movie, The Day of the Jackal? In this 1973 film directed by Fred Zinnemann, Edward Fox plays a professional assassin, the “Jackal”, who is hired to assassinate French president Charles de Gaulle.

Innovation Has No Experts

Game-Changer

Innovation is the opposite of what people think it is ; it’s messy and there’s nothing glamorous about it. Anyone who’s been in the trenches will tell you that they don’t really know what’s going to happen.

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We Don’t Disrupt Industries Anymore, We Disrupt People

Digital Tonto

Today, it’s become fashionable for business pundits to say we live in a VUCA era, one that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, but the evidence says otherwise. Increasingly researchers are. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

A Crucial Step Toward Pandemic Recovery and Revitalizing Hospitality

Business and Tech

Despite being among the hardest hit by the pandemic, hotels are the only segment of the hospitality and leisure industry yet to receive direct COVID-related federal aid. Chip Rogers President and CEO, American Hotel & Lodging Association.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

The Value Prop Canvas Tool Will Speed Up Innovation Processes in Your Business

Leapfrogging

As a consultant, I’ve had the chance to work with some of the world’s biggest businesses and organizations to help guide innovation initiatives and business strategies.

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Interview with Design Thinking Leader Steven Forth on What Makes Business Model Innovation So Challenging

IdeaScale

Ibbaka is a consulting and technology development company focused on helping companies bring innovations to market and to help them to scale.

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The value of three horizon mapping for a Sustainability Journey.

Paul Hobcraft

Sustainability is one of the hottest topics in the business world at present. There is a hunt to find a new growth engine for a business and fundamentally show the pathway to a sustainable future.

Avoid Addition Bias – Crop the Photo

Destination Innovation

Image by Daniel Kirsch on Pixabay. Have you noticed that almost every photo that you take with your camera or mobile phone can be improved by cropping? As we take away extraneous background details, we bring the subject into clearer view.

We Are Entering A New Era Of Innovation. Here’s What We Need To Do:

Digital Tonto

There’s no doubt that digital technology has been highly disruptive. In industry after industry, from retail to media to travel and hospitality, nimble digital upstarts have set established. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How DNS Security Can Prevent Up To 33% of Breaches

Business and Tech

The National Security Agency and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency recently issued guidance on protective Domain Name System (DNS), a clear sign that edge-layer protection and DNS security are becoming a high priority for modern businesses.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Why Is Innovation Vital for Your Organization and What Innovation Services Are Available to Help?

IdeaScale

Innovation is essential for all organizations. Whether you work in government or the private sector, constant change is vital to what you do. The corporate innovation landscape is always evolving. Business leaders continually search for more creative ways of conducting business.

A logo is not a brand

Idea to Value

When you think of a brand, what do you think of? In many cases, the first images which popped into your head are probably of the most popular brand logos you know. Apple, McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Amazon, TikTok, Starbucks.

I aim to put more innovation into the front end of Energy

Paul Hobcraft

I see the front end of energy as the critical feeding-in point for the energy transition. So what does this means exactly? The front end of energy for me is the point of discovery and validation. It is the place I feel I can make the best contribution within the energy transition.

Innovation project or Innovation Capability?

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been writing, speaking and consulting about innovation for over 15 years, and I'm constantly amazed by the different perspectives and definitions about innovation.

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.

It’s Time To Admit We Were Wrong About What Was Supposed To Drive The 21st Century

Digital Tonto

Technology is a process that involves both revealing and building. Yes, we revealed the power of market forces and the bankruptcy of the Soviet system, but failed to build a more prosperous and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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DNS Layer Security Can Give Businesses A 33% Boost in Cybersecurity Protection

Business and Tech

The National Security Agency and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency recently issued guidance on protective Domain Name System (DNS), a clear sign that edge-layer protection and DNS security are becoming a high priority for modern businesses.

The Best Templates for Agile Methodology

IdeaScale

Agile methodology is one of the most popular methods of software development and is a great way to organize and plan projects with your team.

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Podcast S6E129: Robert Wright – Protecting your idea with Intellectual Property

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Intellectual Property lawyer Robert Wright about the different ways to protect your ideas and innovation.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Why Everyone Should Be Using IdeaSpies

IdeaSpies

I stumbled across IdeaSpies not too long ago, although I didn't fully appreciate what the ethos was for Idea Spies& (Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Whitepaper: Stimulating and Measuring Open and Cross Innovation 

InnovationManagement

As two intermediaries from Hamburg that foster open and cross innovation processes, Science Scout (an initiative of Hamburg Innovation) and Cross Innovation Hub (Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft) joined forces to start a discussion around the stimulation and measurement of open and cross innovation processes.

4 Things Every Leader Should Know About Making Decisions (But Most Don’t)

Digital Tonto

Being in a position of responsibility means that you have to make decisions without all the facts, in a rapidly changing context, often in a compressed time frame. You do so in the full knowledge. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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“Bar Rescue” Star Jon Taffer on Staying Relevant During the Pandemic

Business and Tech

The star of Paramount Network’s “ Bar Rescue ” shares advice for hospitality professionals in the upcoming year. As a longtime consultant, Jon Taffer has pretty much seen it all.

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Webinar: How United Way Served Community Needs During the COVID-19 Crisis

IdeaScale

Overview: Join us Sept 14, 2021, 11 AM PST on Zoom as we discuss how the United Way Worldwide (UWW) innovation team used innovation strategy to fight the “invisible problems” and downstream effects of COVID-19. The Tsunami After An Earthquake.

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Abundance Mindset vs Scarcity Mindset

Idea to Value

Is the glass half full or half empty? If you succeed at something, does that mean that someone else needs to lose?

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The appropriate innovation speed: slow, then fast

Jeffrey Phillips

As a writer, you are at risk of "jumping the shark" when you start quoting your own material. However, I could not help going back into my archives to dredge up a post I wrote almost ten years ago, which was entitled Innovation Fast and Slow.

What is your sickcare technology burnout impact factor (BIF)?

Innovation Excellence

Guest Post from Arlen Meyers A group of former and current providers convened recently to discuss how digital transformation can be both contributing to and alleviating burnout. Technofatigue, innovation fatigue and change fatigue are as ubiquitous as the Delta variant in unvaccinated people.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Happy 12th Birthday Digital Tonto!

Digital Tonto

My favorite posts from the past year. The post Happy 12th Birthday Digital Tonto! first appeared on Digital Tonto. Related posts: Happy 11th Birthday Digital Tonto! Happy 10th Birthday Digital. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Future-Proofing Hotel In-Room Entertainment

Business and Tech

Today’s hotel guests want to bring their own content and preferences, streamed to their own devices. Here’s how hotels can prepare for a future defined by personalization and powered by connectivity. The share of Americans who subscribe to a traditional cable package has dropped to just 56 percent.

Seven Companies That Failed to Innovate and What Happened to Them

IdeaScale

Overview: Companies that fail to innovate can go out of business, yet there are even worse fates that can await them.

A rising tide raises all ships

Idea to Value

What is the point in sharing your idea with the world, if other people are just going to copy it anyway? Whether it is your idea or an innovation, you might be scared that once it is out there, someone else will take it and you will be left with nothing. However, that is not how innovation works.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!