January, 2018

The 15 Enemies of Innovation

Game-Changer

When I put my consultant hat on I have a very easy way to detect whether or not your company is committed to innovation, and whether or not it will: the way you lead and prioritize. My examination has nothing to do with capability, but with leadership.

How machines learn (a great video explanation of deep learning)

Idea to Value

In today’s dose of inspiration, I wanted to give you an insight into one of the most innovative technologies of the past few years which has the potential to revolutionise entire industries: machine learning.

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Shifting our thinking within the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

I always enjoy selected parts of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos and in this year’s #WEF18 agenda , it certainly had its good points.

The 70-20-10 Rule

Digital Tonto

Innovation isn't just about coming up with new ideas, but also managing resources wisely Related posts: The 30 Years Rule – Innovation Takes A Lot Longer Than You Think. How to Manage. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

How to introduce a cost-cutting strategy in your innovation initiative: Step 1

Exago

To introduce a cost-cutting strategy in your innovation management initiative and ensure that your business remains relevant and able to maximise its potential under less favourable circumstances, five major steps should be taken.

Innovation is Always an Opportunity for Learning

IdeaScale

Innovation programs generate more than ideas and new products, they generate data and insights that can inform your strategic direction.

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Thinking about being more creative? Why don’t you ask around?

Idea to Value

Research suggests that proactive people, meaning those that take the initiative to change their job or their environment are more creative. Why is that? Because creativity is partly a social phenomenon.

Cohort 2 of the RocketSpace Mobility Tech Pilot Program founded by BP Kicks Off in San Francisco

Rocketspace

The second cohort of RocketSpace’s Mobility Tech Pilot Program officially kicks off today in San Francisco, bringing together 10 innovative international startups with a value chain of leading global corporate collaborators.

We Need To Invite More Disruption and Messiness Into Our Lives — Here’s Why:

Digital Tonto

The corporate tendency towards tidiness can actually hurt productivity Related posts: The Physics Of Disruption. Good Disruption / Bad Disruption. Is Disruption Dead? The New Rules Of Disruption. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How to map costs for your innovation path to growth

Exago

In our economic environment, connecting innovation and strategic cost-cutting becomes relevant for all companies, both incumbent and challengers. The post How to map costs for your innovation path to growth appeared first on Exago.

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Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Using Design Thinking to Ready Your Company for the Green Economy

IdeaScale

In 2011, EY and GreenBiz Group conducted a survey of executives employed by companies generating revenue greater than $1 billion.

Intensity of Use of Technology, Not Just Access, Is What Creates Economic Opportunity

Game-Changer

As we enter 2018, it’s worth reminding ourselves that digital disruption is real. Need proof? The Next Economy will be driven by these emerging technologies : artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, big data, internet of things, 3D printing, genetics and blockchain.

The Geek who Changed the World

Destination Innovation

Tim Berners Lee. Sir Tim Berners Lee is known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He created its three fundamental components: the formatting language HTML, the address system URL, and the HTTP system for linking sites. He was born in 1955 and grew up in London. As a schoolboy he was an avid trainspotter. He learnt about electronics from tinkering with a model railway. He gained a first-class honours degree in physics at Oxford University and became a software engineer.

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Cohort 2 of the RocketSpace Mobility Tech Pilot Program founded by BP Kicks Off in San Francisco

Rocketspace

The second cohort of RocketSpace’s Mobility Tech Pilot Program officially kicks off today in San Francisco, bringing together 10 innovative international startups with a value chain of leading global corporate collaborators. Open Innovation Corporate-Startup Partnerships Business Development Innovation Models Mobility Electric Vehicle

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.

2018: The Shift To A New Era Of Innovation

Digital Tonto

Great companies don’t adapt, they prepare. Related posts: Innovation Needs To Shift From Disrupting Markets To Tackling Grand Challenges. The Shift Economy. The Art Of The Shift. A Radical Shift. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

In Defense of Experiment Velocity

Grasshopper Herder

As corporate innovation gets more trendy, businesses are keen to put clear KPIs in place to measure the effectiveness of innovation teams and hold them accountable for making progress. There is a rush to replace traditional KPIs with more actionable metrics such as experiment velocity. The post In Defense of Experiment Velocity appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Corporate Startup Teamwork & Leadership Experiment Design & Template Metrics & Innovation Accounting

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A Deeper Look at the Psychology of Innovation

IdeaScale

Anyone can think innovatively! It’s easy to assume that the great innovators of history are nothing more than geniuses who win the intellectual lottery. But really, innovation is about psychology, not IQ.

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$16 Billion of our Tax Dollars goes to Animal Research—Here’s why that’s Not Okay.

Game-Changer

Perhaps one of the most frustrating aspects of animal testing is that humane, cheaper alternatives are available. For example, in vitro testing using hu. Animal Rights Enlightened Society WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. animal abuse animal cruelty animal testing drug companies drugs medical trial pharmaceutical

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

Expecting or Reacting to innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

I'm a bit mystified this morning, mystified by the fact that so many people I interact with are constantly talking about innovation, and how often they are surprised by it or overtaken by events. The word innovation seems to be on everyone's lips, is constantly in the news, but somehow the concepts behind these words never go beyond the surface. Why is it that smart people who are constantly speaking about innovation and hearing about innovation are so often overtaken by innovation?

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What’s New In Corporate Innovation 26 January 2018

Imaginatik

As we head on in to the 2 nd month of the year, this post highlights recent articles on hot topics that are shaping and changing the future not only of innovation and the tech space, but of our lives. Enjoy this next instalment! Why Digital Transformation Is Now On The CEO’s Shoulders. Go digital or go home. Digital transformation is a global phenomenon and a universal disruption, changing every industry and every sector.

This Startup Is Using Pollution to Help Build a Clean Energy Future

Digital Tonto

It could shift the economics of energy toward renewables Related posts: Why Energy Storage May Be The Most Important Technology In The World Right Now. Inside The Race To Build A Battery That Can. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Why leaders with a clear vision connect innovation and strategic cost-cutting

Exago

A successful cost-cutting strategy is connected to an organisation’s capacity to evolve, to innovate, and to do it as whole. Companies can, in fact, keep innovating in ways that do not require high investments in new products’ research and development, and which can save substantial amounts of time and money. The post Why leaders with a clear vision connect innovation and strategic cost-cutting appeared first on Exago.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

The 4 Dynamic Stages of Collaborative Innovation – Number 4: Idea Implementation

IdeaScale

How to bring ideas to life? After collecting, refining and reviewing ideas, now comes the big moment; you’re ready to start implementing those ideas.

Does the Future of Privacy Depend on Cryptocurrency?

Game-Changer

The way the world is changing there is lots of personal information that is shared. Much of this is without individuals being fully aware of what is happening behind the scenes. This occurs not only on the internet, but it also happens in financial elements.

Why we should expect more disruptive innovations

RTI Innovation Advisors

I've used the example of Tower Records before - a behemoth astride the recording industry - brought low very quickly by a sudden shift in music distribution. The shift from physical media to digital media, and the shift from albums to songs as the distribution format made Tower suddenly obsolete. Similarly, Blockbuster experienced almost the exact same disruption.

Executing Collaborative Innovation - The Hamburger Style

HYPE Innovation

Often I read articles or books about top-down vs. bottom-up innovation and why one approach would be better than the other. After spending more than seven years in the collaborative innovation space, I would advise going hamburger style! Ideation & Collaboration

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Analysis of how 3.5 million employees using Spigit ideate proves innovation is a science, and can be measured.

Anatomy Of A Breakthrough

Digital Tonto

Innovation is never a single event Related posts: The Inside Story Behind A Miracle Cure. Let’s Not “Yada Yada” Innovation. Here’s How We Can Win The Race To Cure Cancer. The Story Of Technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

5 ways you are limiting your capacity for innovation

Innovation Excellence

Every company wants to disrupt their market or category. But most game changers tend to be new entrants from other categories, entrepreneurs or small, regional, niche players. It is rare for established brands and companies to to truly upset the apple cart and upend their competition.

The Real Story Behind an Innovation

IdeaScale

Innovation is more than just one person’s idea. Whenever you read about innovation, you’re sure to hear about how Steve Jobs changed everything with the iPhone. It is, to many, a perfect moment, a recent point in time where a company came along and changed everything out of the blue.

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The True Driver of Innovation: Is It The Environment Or The People?

Game-Changer

Over at Forbes Stephannie Denning asks whether it’s people or environment that drive innovation. It’s both. But if you don’t have the people, start with the environment. Innovation is a network. Let’s start from the end and work to the beginning.

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!