Sat.Aug 24, 2019 - Fri.Aug 30, 2019

4 Steps to Build a Thriving Innovation Ecosystem

Rocketspace

RocketSpace is an established ecosystem connector working together with corporations, startups, and investors to identify opportunities and foster innovation. As a consultant at RocketSpace, I work to identify pain areas and provide cross-industry, cross-technology solutions.

It’s A Rush Job: The Benefits And Pitfalls Of Taking On Work With A Short Deadline

The Human Factor

contributed post –. From consulting to construction at some point in your career, you are going to be asked if you can do a rush job. That is whether you squeeze a project for a customer into a, particularly short deadline.

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How do you make a culture of innovation stick?

100%Open

100%Open is not a culture change agency, it’s an open innovation company whose mission is to connect the suits and the sneakers. So how come we get involved in many transformation and learning programmes?

Top 1000 companies that spend the most on Research & Development (charts and analysis)

Idea to Value

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

What companies today can learn from Exponential Organisations

Exago

As the information-based world moves exponentially, many companies face the risk of being left behind and become obsolete. Drawing inspiration from exponential organisations, we pinpoint the key attributes that make ExOs so extraordinary.

What Is The Purpose Of A Business?

Digital Tonto

Today, business leaders need to manage for mission, not for metrics. Purpose cannot be reduced to a simple concept like shareholder value. Related posts: 4 Things Every Leader Should Know About. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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VUCA is a matter of perspective

Jeffrey Phillips

VUCA is the new black. Suddenly everyone has realized that sometimes the economy or markets are volatile or uncertain. If I were older and cranky I'd blame this on the millennials, not because they are millennials but because they've never lived with a stock market that goes down.

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

Innovation Excellence

Imagine yourself as the CEO of a Dow component company in 1919. You are fully aware of the technological forces that would shape much of the 20th century, electricity and internal combustion. You may have even be an early adopter of these technologies. Still, everything seems like business as usual.

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Growth Happens When You Stretch

Game-Changer

I’ve been going to the gym since I was 18; almost half of my life. In muscle building parlance, to grow muscle you have to stretch it; you have to feel discomfort. You have to force it. Muscle builders pursue the burn because when you do it right, you’re sore the next day.

Save the Date: Register for IdeaScale’s Summer Webinar!

IdeaScale

Learn what’s new in our webinar.?. Open innovation, intrapreneurship, crowdsourcing. No matter what methods your innovation strategy involves, we’re talking about how our new features and updates will help you build a stronger, more innovative company September 4th in our online webinar.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

How to Lead Virtual Teams [4 Key Traits of Virtual Leadership]

CMOE

“Dave—it’s been an honor and a privilege working with you these past 12 years, but my family and I will be moving to Florida in the spring so I must regretfully tender my resignation.”.

The Long Sleep: Innovative Product Gestation

Innovation Excellence

You could call it hibernation, but that’s too kind. You could call it neglect, yet some are working on it pushing the proverbial boulder up the corporate mountain. To be kind, let’s simply call it The Long Sleep.

Is Innovation in pharma broken?

The Future Shapers

By now, there is no question that innovation is a growth source for companies independent of size and industry. Some executives are going as far as seeing innovation as an essential way for companies to accelerate the pace of change in today’s global business environment.

Open Innovation Experiment Joins the Fight against Cancer

IdeaScale

Open innovation is giving doctors another tool to fight cancer. There is no computer more powerful or creative than the human mind, and coordinating dozens, hundreds, or thousands of them can draw forth amazing results.

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.

Innovation Q&A – 30+ Common Questions About Innovation

Viima

Working with our customers and partners involves a lot of interesting conversations about innovation. People often have quite many questions around it, and we've noticed that some of those are being asked more frequently than others. Innovation Innovation Management Innovation Questions

Top 50 Innovation Twitter Sharers of 2019

Innovation Excellence

We thought it would be a fun summer activity to pull together a list of the top innovation personalities and information sharers on twitter.

Key Essentials of Modern Business Intelligence

Acuvate

The Growing Importance of Data. The global big data market is forecasted to grow to about 103 billion U.S. dollars by the year 2027 – Statista. It’s quite evident that we currently live in a time where there is a constant influx of information.

A Quick Guide to the Kaizen Methodology

Kainexus

If you are exploring ways to make your organization more efficient and better at sustaining continuous improvement, you may have come across references to the Kaizen Methodology.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Deutsche Telekom, Digital Credit Union And Telenet Reveal Their Digital Transformation Secrets

The Future Shapers

Digital transformation is not easy. Particularly when you consider that, reputedly, around 70% of all transformation programs fail to meet expectations or their objectives. That means only 30% of programs succeed.

How to Design for Success

Innovation Excellence

What do they want? Some get there with jobs-to-be-done, some use Customer Needs, some swear by ethnographic research and some like to understand why before what. But in all cases, it starts with the customer. Whichever mechanism you use, the objective is clear – to understand what they need.

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The Most Important Secret to Successful Innovation

Ideanote

According to research conducted by Accenture , 96% of the studied executives agreed that the long-term success of their companies depends on their ability to innovate. However, not all businesses succeed in innovation.

How Giving a Thumbs-Up at Work Can Drive Up Productivity

Tembosocial

Most of us have gotten so used to clicking the little blue “thumbs-up” in Facebook or the little heart in Twitter that we don’t give it a second thought. It’s only when we start seeing repeated ads for oat milk or cricket bats that we realize something else is going on behind the scenes.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Q&A With An Executive: How To Feed An Innovation Funnel

Strategyzer Innovation

A short while ago, I had a coffee chat with the Chief Digital Officer of an ASX100 consumer goods company who is currently leading the digital transformation of a product-based company into the digital world.

Truth Behind Sears Collapse and How Your Business Can Avoid It

Innovation Excellence

Common wisdom has it that Sears just couldn’t keep up with Amazon. The truth is much more interesting and holds a critical lesson that you need to know to build your business and brand. Richard Sears was brilliant.

Does Financial regulation inhibit Innovation?

100%Open

The Financial Sector in the UK is arguably the heart of the economy. In 2018 alone the financial services sector contributed £132 billion to the UK economy , 6.9% of total economic output. .

How to Implement the Balanced Scorecard

Cascade Strategy

The Balanced Scorecard is one of the best known strategy frameworks ever created. It's been used by thousands of organizations since the 1980's, when it was originally devised by Robert Kaplan and David Norton. It's also one of the first things you'll learn about on a business or management degree.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Strategy Deployment Tips for 2020

Kainexus

It may seem early to start thinking about the strategic plan for 2020 , but the kids are back in school, and pumpkin spice is on the shelves, so it is time to start at least planning for the plan.

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It’s Not Enough to Drive Change, You Also Have to Survive Victory

Innovation Excellence

In early 2004, Viacom announced it would spin off Blockbuster Video, leaving CEO John Antioco master of his own fate. He moved quickly to meet the threat posed by Netflix head on, launching Blockbuster Online in 2004 and, after successfully testing the concept in a few markets, ending late fees in early 2005. Still, not. Innovation Blockbuster Iraq Netflix

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Moving Forward Powerfully In-Spite of Limitations

Tullio Siragusa

Moving Forward Powerfully In-Spite of Limitations. Ever worked with someone who doesn’t remember to follow through on things? The person who makes it a habit to procrastinate and is often not organized. The one who waits for the last minute to work on that very important project? Ever wondered what causes a person to be this way? It’s easy to judge someone as lazy, and to even lose trust in a colleague who is unreliable or doesn’t show up fully.

Can a Stale Business Break Through and Innovate?

Innovators Alliance

Do you recall when you first started your business? Can you remember what it was like when you were just figuring things out? Every day seemed to be full of breakthroughs, accomplishments, and exciting opportunities for growth.

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.