November, 2014

4 Open Innovation Models for Startups and Corporates to Work Together

Rocketspace

Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

When Information Design is a Matter of Life or Death

Boxes and Arrows

In 2008, Lloyds Pharmacy conducted 20 minute interviews 1 with 1,961 UK adults.

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That cup of coffee is killing your creativity, kid

Improvides

That morning cup of coffee may be doing you more harm than good. It is certainly affecting your creativity. What’s the first thing you do when you get to work? Even before you open your email inbox and look through all those requests from managers and colleagues?

Thinking Inside The Box

Technology Created

“Industry and determination can do anything that genius and advantage can do and many things that they cannot.” ” — Teddy Roosevelt. You’ve all heard about “thinking outside the box.” ” It’s a tired expression really.

The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

Konica Minolta interview

Xplaner

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Paul Chaplin of the Konica Minolta Business Innovation Group. This was one of three interviews on innovation. The published interview, which is edited, can be found on Vimeo. Below is the unedited interview which goes into more depth. Blog posts Videos

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Open Innovation Brief: Pearson and Verold Partner to Take Education 3D

Rocketspace

Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down to speak with Ross McKegney , founder and CEO of Verold , a startup participating in the Pearson Catalyst accelerator , for a behind the scenes look at what it's like to partner with Pearson. Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

Dreaming and Doing

CorporateIntel

Some people focus on dreaming. Some focus on doing. The ones who find a way to bridge the gap make change happen. Every once in a while, as Steve Jobs would say, they put a dent in the universe. Many people elicit feedback.

Ideas are scary – Great video

Improvides

General Electric produced a wonderful video about one of the main problems related to creativity: The fact that when new ideas are born, they're ugly. They're scary. And sometimes they look very different to how they'll end up. This is why so many great ideas are initially dismissed and left by the wayside. Things that […]. Originally published at Ideas are scary – Great video. Blog articles creativity ideas video

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Why Corporate Skunk Works Need to Die

Steve Blank

In the 20 th century corporate skunk works ® were used to develop disruptive innovation separate from the rest of the company. They were the hallmark of innovative corporations.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

10 ways crowdsourcing can help you grow

100%Open

The term crowdsourcing is defined as the process of outsourcing elements of your business by soliciting contributions from an external crowd of people, usually through an online community. Here are ten ways in which crowdsourcing can help ambitious entrepreneurs to innovate and grow their businesses: 1. Crowdsource ideas. The simplest form of crowdsourcing is to ask for new ideas or knowledge.

New trend watcher for the swedish computer association

Innovation 360

Today it was launched that Magnus Penker, founding partner at Innovation 360 Group, was appointed as trend watcher for the swedish computer association. Read more here. The post New trend watcher for the swedish computer association appeared first on Innovation Consultant | Innovation 360 | Home Of Innovation.

Open Innovation Brief: Pearson and Verold Partner to Take Education 3D

Rocketspace

Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down to speak with Ross McKegney , founder and CEO of Verold , a startup participating in the Pearson Catalyst accelerator , for a behind the scenes look at what it's like to partner with Pearson. Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

Konica Minolta interview

Xplaner

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Paul Chaplin of the Konica Minolta Business Innovation Group. This was one of three interviews on innovation. The published interview, which is edited, can be found on Vimeo. Below is the unedited interview which goes into more depth

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Best practices for financial planning and analysis

BPI Thought Leadership Media Coverage

This year the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network set out to learn what finance executives are doing to help business units with financial planning and analysis. Its report, Predictability through planning agility: Best practices in collaborative budgeting and continuous business rebalancing, analyzes interviews with CFOs and other senior executives about their budgeting and forecasti

Intrapreneurs: A great idea but inside a big company, can they possibly succeed?

BPI Thought Leadership Commentary

Intrapreneurship – the practice of creating a startup culture within an existing large business – continues to attract both proponents and critics – and both sides have some valid points. One of the articles that fueled the discussion came from the 360Institute.com, earlier this year -- “3 Reasons Why Companies Fail at Intrapreneurship and How to Succeed.” ” The ar

4 Open Innovation Models for Startups and Corporates to Work Together

Rocketspace

Corporate Innovation Working With Startups

New trend watcher for the swedish computer association

Innovation 360

Today it was launched that Magnus Penker, founding partner at Innovation 360 Group, was appointed as trend watcher for the swedish computer association. Read more here. The post New trend watcher for the swedish computer association appeared first on Home of Innovation. Blog Uncategorized Dataföreningen Trendspaning

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Nässjö conference in innovation and logistics

Innovation 360

On Tuesday 4 November 2014, international experts in Change Management, Innovation, Supply Chain Management and Lean meet up at Träcentrum in Nässjö (Sweden). Together with the regional companies and entrepreneurs they shared and developed in depth knowledge about how to develop and innovate business models, supply and production. Read more about the program here and more about Magnus Penkers speach here.

Nässjö conference in innovation and logistics

Innovation 360

On Tuesday 4 November 2014, international experts in Change Management, Innovation, Supply Chain Management and Lean meet up at Träcentrum in Nässjö (Sweden). Together with the regional companies and entrepreneurs they shared and developed in depth knowledge about how to develop and innovate business models, supply and production. Read more about the program here and more about Magnus Penkers speach here.