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How Cultural Norms Affect Innovation

InnovationManagement

The world is seemingly getting smaller. With the rise of social media in the last decade, everyone has constant access to what's happening all over the world.

What Happens When You Neglect Innovation

Econic

It was a seemingly unstoppable merger. Two of American’s most trusted, most well-known, and most well-liked brands were merging together – Kraft and Heinz.

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Idea Competitions and Why Your Business Needs One

Ideanote

What do LinkedIn, Whirpool, and Adobe have in common? They all swear by in-house innovation programs which give every employee a chance to pitch their ideas. So, if you want to join the innovative crowd and get some fresh input for your new product, internal idea competition is your answer.

Why San Francisco Remains The Top Innovation Hub

Rocketspace

San Francisco attracts people for many reasons: the Golden Gate Bridge, the Warriors, 49ers, or Giants, and, of course, technology. Tech continues to be the number one reason people flock to the Bay Area.

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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!

Let’s Face Facts, The Digital Revolution Has Been A Huge Disappointment

Digital Tonto

We are awash in nifty gadgets, but in many ways we are no better off than we were 30 years ago. Related posts: 5 Uncomfortable Facts for the Digital Maniacs. Is Digital Technology Really Making Us. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you

Exago

To celebrate 11 years of Exago, we asked our clients to share their nuggets of wisdom. From them to you, here are the 11 Lessons Learnt by true innovation managers. The post 11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation collective intelligence employees engagement idea management software initiative-success innovation-results innovation-thoughts innovation-tips purpose

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Making innovation your organizing theme

Jeffrey Phillips

In my continuing series of posts about lessons learned from corporate innovation, today I'd like to expand on the idea of innovation language, and go even further. I'd like to riff on the idea of innovation as central, organizing idea in a business rather than an occasional distraction.

How IBM Is Driving The Future Of Blockchain

Digital Tonto

When Bitcoin first emerged many assumed that it would evolve into a new layer to the financial system. What’s taking shape now is far more important profound—a new layer to the Internet, which will. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Exago at Universo TOTVS 2019 to accelerate Brazilian companies’ innovation

Exago

For the first time, the Exago team is participating in Universo TOTVS, the main stage for business technology in Brazil. The unique event in São Paulo brings together over 3,000 participants and 60 experts and speakers to catch up on the technological innovations that are helping companies become more efficient and grow in the digital age. The post Exago at Universo TOTVS 2019 to accelerate Brazilian companies’ innovation appeared first on Exago.

30 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal the Books That Changed Their Lives

Entrepreneur - Innovation

These founders tell us about the books that influenced their way of thinking about life and work. 20 Questions

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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.

Cognitive Diversity is the DNA of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Katrina Sherrerd, CEO of Research Affiliates, poses an interesting challenge, “Achieving cognitive diversity is easier said than done. We all have a neurobiological preference for comfort and familiarity over discomfort and the unknown.

Dematerialization—A Pathway for Innovation

Daniel Burrus

The ability to make products and features smaller is called dematerialization. Dematerialization is a key strategy for innovation and improving what we utilize in business and society. Technology is ever-changing and constantly improving.

4 Emerging Technologies Impacting Today’s Digital Transformation

Acuvate

Digital transformation. If you’ve yet to hear about this IT phenomenon, it’s likely you’re not among the 44 percent of businesses implementing a digital-first approach to business processes, operations, and customer engagement.

25 Entrepreneurs Share the Worst Advice They Ever Received

Entrepreneur - Innovation

When in doubt, trust your gut. 20 Questions

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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.

Cooperation in Teams: What skills do you need to create cooperative teams?

Innovation Excellence

Hi, my name is Sari van Poelje, I’m an expert in agile, innovative design. I fly around the world helping businesses innovate as quickly as they innovate their products. One of the questions I’m often asked is, “What skills do you need for cooperation and especially to create cooperative teams?”Well,

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How to Avoid Disruption with SODA

BrainZooming

A friend shared an online Harvard Business Review article by George Stalk, Jr. and Sam Stewart about how Av oiding Disruption Requires Rapid Decision Making. They advance a model explaining superior fighter pilot performance as a recommended way for how to avoid disruption in your markets.

How You Do Anything You Do Everything

Game-Changer

Just because others slack off doesn’t mean I will too… I met someone a few weeks ago who mentioned some things at work that bothered him. Specifically, that he got demotivated when he saw his colleagues were not working as hard as him; and he started slacking off too.

3 Research-Backed Ways to Boost Your Creativity (60-Second Video)

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Creativity 'nudges' can come from changes to your surroundings as minimal as a warmer cup of coffee or different colors in the room. 3 Things To Know

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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.

Innovation: Don’t flirt if you don’t mean business

Innovation Excellence

“This has been the most energized, inspired day in my long career here,” proclaimed a Senior Director of R&D of a durable goods company, “but it will be a complete waste of time if the company doesn’t launch any of these products or services.”

What would a punk rock version of CX look and feel like?

The Future Shapers

The CX space is becoming a little like progressive rock used to be in the 1970s. Overly technical, too elaborate and complicated, inwardly focused and somewhat exclusive.

An Innovative Complaint: United Breaks Guitars

InnovationManagement

In 2008, Dave Carroll, a Canadian guitarist and songwriter, flew with United Airlines from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Omaha, Nebraska with a stop at Chicago’s O’Hare airport. During the layover at O’Hare a fellow passenger saw the baggage handlers throwing baggage including Carroll’s precious guitar.

Why Facebooks new currency Libra not only threatens the banks

Lead Innovation

Libra is to come in 2020 as a new currency for the whole world. This will reduce transaction fees and give 1.7 billion people without bank accounts access to the financial world, promises Mark Zuckerberg.

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.

Is your work meaningful?

Innovation Excellence

Life’s too short to work on things that don’t make a difference. Sure, you’ve got to earn a living, but what kind of living is it if all you’re doing is paying for food and a mortgage? How do others benefit from your work? How does the planet benefit from your work? How is the.

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Strategic Drift: How to avoid losing competitive advantage

Cascade Strategy

What is strategic drift? If you fail to adapt to your environment your business will suffer. Kodak’s failure to seriously pursue digital photography in favor of film photography, their established business line, plunged them into bankruptcy. What caused Kodak to fail?

Hints for Creating a Kaizen Training Plan

Kainexus

I might have written here before that Kaizen isn’t really a thing you do ; it’s a way of thinking that leads you to do a bunch of things differently. Every leader wants an army of employees who are always on the lookout for an opportunity to create positive change.

Life Lessons from the Game of Golf

Tullio Siragusa

Life Lessons from the Game of Golf. I was 20 when I started to learn golf. I remember being obsessed with the game. Playing as often as possible, reading how to books, and taking as many clients on the course as possible. The best game I ever played was at River Run in Maryland. I finished seven over par, I was 25. At 26 my company at the time, MCI Telecommunications, had a golf outing with our global accounts on Long Island New York, and my foursome won 1st place.

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.”

Alphabet, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook are Monopolies: So What?

Innovation Excellence

The need to support a free market by breaking up large companies that stifle innovation and competition is well established, but is it still valid? We’ve reached an economic precipice in building the future of technology; one that is striking chords of terror in many.

Aussies Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

IdeaSpies

by: Melissa Raassina & Rebecca Morehouse. In celebration of World Microbiome Day, we’re discussing all things microbes and antibiotic resistance! Many people are asking, what happens if antibiotic resistance continues to spread?

The Reasons Employee Engagement Software Usually Fails

Kainexus

With as many as 70% of employees reporting that they are not fully engaged at work , employee engagement (or lack thereof) is a significant problem for employers in the US. So, it’s no wonder that many software companies offer solutions purported to improve it.

Should You Hire an Innovation Consultant?

IdeaScale

Finding the road to innovation can be difficult because there’s no one map that leads you to it. Often, companies will turn to a guide, an innovation consultant, to put them on the path to more creative, flexible thinking. What does an innovation consultant do, and does your company need one? What Is Innovation Consulting? Innovation consulting is about laying the groundwork for innovation in your organization.

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.