March, 2019

We Need To Stop Glorifying Failure. Here’s What To Do Instead

Digital Tonto

The truth is that you never really have to fail because, if you make your efforts sustainable, you can always learn from mistakes and try again Related posts: The Failure of Strategy (and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Transformation

Why Diversity and Inclusion Driving Innovation is a Matter of Life and Death

Rocketspace

Diversity and inclusion. These two words are amongst the most important topics in today’s culture. Simply look at the Google trend for the search term “diversity and inclusion” over the past 15 years worldwide. In fifteen years, it has grown from nearly 0 to 100.

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Prioritize Your Best Ideas With One Powerful Tool

Leapfrogging

Innovation is as much about choosing what not to do as it is about deciding what you’re going to do. I’ll never forget the words of a client of mine, an executive at PepsiCo: “ We can do anything, but we can’t do everything,” he said to me. So true. But most companies forget this fact. They try to do everything, and then don’t do anything very well.

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The Power and Threat of Disconnecting Can Impact Innovation - Do Our Voices Matter?

HYPE Innovation

We are caught up in a polarizing world. Technology is either thrilling or frightening. Robots, automation, and intelligent systems can take over thousands of jobs (and are already taking over in some sectors).

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Great Women Innovators and Pioneers – the Quiz

Destination Innovation

Women are under-represented in the lists of great inventors, innovators and pioneers. How many can you name in this quiz? Who was the first woman to be elected head of state in modern history?

Unique Ways Successful Startups are Changing the Corporate Innovation Landscape

Idea to Value

The word ‘corporate innovation’ is becoming an increasingly popular buzzword, but for the most forward-thinking companies, it represents the future of the business and a significant spend on research and development.

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The Advantages of Fundraising with an ICO

Rocketspace

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Celebrating women’s power to innovate

Exago

‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’: this year’s International Women’s Day focuses on how innovation and technology can advance gender parity and the empowerment of women at a global scale, and we at Exago know first-hand just how important women are to help drive innovation in the workplace. The post Celebrating women’s power to innovate appeared first on Exago. Blog diversity gender equality innovation international women's day

What is the Cost of a Failed Change Initiative or Innovation Project?

Braden Kelley

It seems like a simple question. One that you would expect to lead to some risk mitigation behavior, but it doesn’t.

If you want more Creativity, Move the Kettle!

Destination Innovation

Alex Pentland. Alex Pentland is a professor at MIT who combined staff identity badges with GPS positioning technology. This enabled him to observe the movements of workers in an office much in the same way as we might watch streams of ants crossing the gorund.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How this innovative yet simple drone delivers blood in rural Africa

Idea to Value

Amazon may be testing drone delivery for everything from phone cases to toilet paper, but it isn’t delivering the lifesaving material that Zipline is in Africa: Blood. Blood transfusions are vital for savings lives.

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Facing The Innovators Salmon Run

Paul Hobcraft

10 Things Your Corporate Venture Capital Arm Must Do

Rocketspace

Pursuing external innovation can be difficult within an organization, as many lack the team and tools to do so. Corporate Venture Capital can spur an organization’s growth by opening doors to new technologies while mitigating risk.

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Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 10. The post Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation idea management software initiative-success innovation management innovation managers innovation-journey innovation-priority innovation-results metrics

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Calculating the ROI for Your Idea Management System Launch

IdeaScale

How is your idea management software performing? How do you measure the intangible?

Bypass the Naysayers

Destination Innovation

Mickey Schulhof’s parents, both Jews, fled Hitler’s Europe in 1939 and settled in Long Island. Mickey was a brilliant student and gained a doctorate in physics from Brandeis University in 1970 before joining CBS to work in their music records division.

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Who is affected by failed innovation projects?

Idea to Value

It is easy to talk about failure as a good thing in innovation projects. I have even talked about a simple way to reframe failure by thinking like a scientist. However, what about situations when it is not only you that is being impacted by the failure of a project or experiment?

How do you apply the three horizon framework in your thinking? Steve Blank you are limiting your thinking.

Paul Hobcraft

Presently the three horizon model for innovation is argued as no longer applying to innovation as it has been suggested, or I feel so, in a recent article written by Steve Blank.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

3 TED Talks That Anyone Working in Transportation Innovation Needs to Watch

Rocketspace

2018 was a bumper year for mobility technology and for transportation.

It’s Ecosystems, Not Inventions That Truly Change the World

Digital Tonto

There are telltale signs that the system will flip within the next decade Related posts: It Takes A Lot More Than A Big Idea To Change The World. These Are The 3 Technology Inflection Points That. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Technology Ecosystems Innovation

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10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 4: Communication and Transparency

HYPE Innovation

This is the fourth part of the broader series on "The 10 Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that should come in handy if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one.

Try this Brainstorm Method – The Contradictory Innovation

Destination Innovation

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay. Consider for a moment these self-contradictory innovations: The solar-powered torch (flashlight). The inflatable dartboard. The underwater hairdryer. The waterproof teabag. The concrete liferaft.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Why machines that bend (compliant mechanisms) may be the future

Idea to Value

In the video above, Dr Derek Mueller from Veritasium takes us into the world of compliant mechanisms. What are compliant mechanisms?

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Top Five Skills of Innovative Leaders

IdeaScale

Leadership in innovation is more than positivity. Innovation is about skill as much as talent. While creativity is central to any innovation strategy, it takes more than just ideas to be an innovative leader. Here are the skills you need to not just lead your industry, but change it. Curiosity .

5 Critical Corporate Event Planning Dos and Don'ts to Save You Headaches

Rocketspace

Let's face it — planning and executing a successful corporate networking event, awards reception, or multi-day conference can be a massive headache. From finding a great corporate event space to coordinating with. Corporate Innovation

The surprising building block for innovating in the digital age

Exago

What if we could get our people and partners to work and innovate together as one global team towards digital transformation? And to do it seamlessly across functions, regions and job titles? The recent Arthur D.

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How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

How Artificial Intelligence Is Making The Shift From System To Ecosystem

Digital Tonto

As AI evolves from integrated systems to a modular ecosystem, its becoming a true force multiplier Related posts: 4 Things Every Leader Should Know About Applying Artificial Intelligence To Business. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Technology

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“Decouple” the Value Chain to Drive Digital Disruption

Leapfrogging

“Decoupling” the value chain is the next big strategy for digital innovation and business models. Digital disruption isn’t just about the internet or mobile technology. It’s about the digitally-driven business models that forever transform business as usual no matter what you’re doing.

The Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil

Innovation Excellence

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.

Four Ways to Refine Your Innovation Process

IdeaScale

Listening is key to innovation. Just like innovation itself, an innovation program is constantly being shaped by the environment around it over time. A good innovation program absorbs new information and ideas constantly. So how do you refine it? Look For Feedback.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.