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4 Lessons We Can Learn From The Digital Revolution

Digital Tonto

Probably the most important thing that the digital revolution has to teach us is that technology should serve people and not the other way around. If we really want to change the world for the. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Post

Is There An Innovation Cheat Code?

Game-Changer

There are thousands of books written, consulting services sold, it’s talked about all the time, and I’ve written about this many times, yet people continue to ask: what’s the fastest, less risky, path to innovation? Is there a cheat code? Yes, there is.

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Road to Digital Transformation

The Future Shapers

Most businesses have entered the era of digital transformation with different views and pre-requisites. What does the concept of digital transformation actually mean and how does it specifically affect the business?

Taking Final Ideas to Market is the Hardest Part

Paul Hobcraft

It seems so simple doesn’t it – “bringing final ideas to market”. So easy to say, yet it does seem so very hard to achieve.

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!

Re-Designing Your Virtual Meetings

Innovation Leader

If you’re suddenly spending the entire day convening with colleagues in Zoom, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, or another meetings platform, you already know the challenges of making them feel engaging and productive.

The Connection Between Trust and a Culture of Change

Kainexus

Humans are hard-wired for change. As soon as we are born, we start to grow, learn, and adapt to our environment. If that's the case, why is it so difficult to create a culture of change within an organization?

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Mercedes Lays Off Staff at Innovation Centers, Seeks Outside Partners

Innovation Leader

Daimler AG, the German company that makes Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Daimler trucks, has laid off more than 100 staffers at its Lab1886 innovation centers around the world

Fanning the flames of post-pandemic fictions

The Future Shapers

If exploitation and greed remain our driving ambitions, and if the chasm between the poor and the wealthy widens much more, we will either face revolution or extinction. What are the crucial lessons that we need to learn from this pandemic?

Time To Invest In A Successful Business Future

The Human Factor

source. It is very easy to slip into a throng of financial instability over time, especially following the Covid 19 crisis. Although most companies do manage to avoid this, oftentimes, investing back into your business can prove a beneficial prospect that allows your business to flourish further.

Podcast S4E71: Dan Toma – Innovation Accounting and Key Performance Metrics

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with author Dan Toma about the concept of Innovation accounting. Dan is the founder of Outcome and the co-author of the Corporate Startup.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

Where to focus your innovation resources for the most impact

HYPE Innovation

Communities around the globe have been disrupted on an unprecedented scale. As a society, we continue to address the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on both people and business. We’re considering the damage done, contemplating recovery efforts, and thinking about lessons learned.

Future-Forward Thinking Outstrips ‘Back to Normal’ Mindset

IdeaScale

Disruption is what drives innovation and positive change. Successful innovation strategies include the forward-thinking mindset that helps you move beyond the status quo and develop new ways of thinking. Embrace Change Change is inevitable.

This KPI Template Will Drive Business Success

Leapfrogging

Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” So true. You get what you measure when it comes to business performance. The problem is that most teams don’t have clear key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of their strategies and projects.

How do I make a circular economy business model?

Board of Innovation

From pre-production to post-consumption, circular business models are the future of the globalized economy. We've listed three principles you need to follow when creating a circular business model. The post How do I make a circular economy business model? appeared first on Board of Innovation.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

How a New Crowdfunding Model Offers Guaranteed Refunds and Protection

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Dynamic Coin Offerings (DYCOs) leverage blockchain technology to add accountability to teams. Starting a Business

Western Power: A Principled Approach to Government Innovation

IdeaScale

Australia’s Western Power sits in a unique place. One of its innovation hub’s leaders, Brendon Nicatee, describes it as “half public, half private.”

Developing High Performance Leadership

InnovationManagement

Organizational knowledge cannot merely be described as the sum of individual knowledge, but as a systematic combination based on social interactions shared among organizational members. The post Developing High Performance Leadership appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Why innovation management is key for the future of employee experience

Exago

Can technology really engage employees around ideas? This is the question asked in a new report, which looks at the future of employee experience as business becomes remote. The conclusion is that yes, it can, and idea management software is stepping up to the challenge.

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.

Timing of innovation – Getting the odds on your side

The Future Shapers

Timing of Innovation is one of the most powerful factors in determining innovation success. However, it is often essentially ignored, because it is a concept that is difficult to understand. This article seeks to help you understand and master it as a skill.

Why care about circular business models even if sustainability is not a top priority?

Board of Innovation

Sustainability shouldn't be the main reason to redesign your business model. The post Why care about circular business models even if sustainability is not a top priority? appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Sustainability & circular economy Business design

Let Customers Help You Innovate During COVID

InnovationManagement

In this article, we'll look at three ways to engage customers and create products they want to buy right now. The post Let Customers Help You Innovate During COVID appeared first on InnovationManagement.

How CVS, Carhartt & Elsevier Pivoted to Face COVID-19

Innovation Leader

How have teams pivoted to face the challenges of 2020? Rhett Alden of Elsevier discusses launching a COVID-19 Resource Center in four weeks. Innovators from Carhartt and CVS share insights

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.

Collaboration in Times of Need

Daniel Burrus

Ford Motor Company is known for gems such as the GT500, burly trucks like the F-250 Super Duty, and daily drivers such as the Ford Escape with its storage capacity and car-like gas mileage.

10 circular business model examples

Board of Innovation

Circular economy business models come in all shapes and sizes, depending on where they occur in the value chain. This diversity is what makes a circular economy dynamic and genuinely circular. This section describes some circular business model examples we think are great.

How To Measure Your Knowledge Management Performance

InnovationManagement

With a clear understanding of knowledge management success, executives can make more effective managerial decisions. The post How To Measure Your Knowledge Management Performance appeared first on InnovationManagement. Organization & Culture knowledge management knowledge management success

Living in the New Reality: The Reinvention Ultimatum

Innovation Leader

Fiona Grandi of KPMG LLP shares a simple framework to reinvent your business strategy across five primary pillars: employees, customers, financial model, supply chain and ecosystem, and unknown-unknowns

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.

A Unique Thank You for Tech Scouting

Yet2

How do you say thank you in business? Do you send a gift basket? Do you send a written thank you note? Do you just send an email? In our role as technology scouts, we get a lot of thank yous. Most of them come from clients for completing projects quickly and successfully.

Enabling Career Paths for Employees is Good for Business

Tullio Siragusa

Enabling Career Paths for Employees is Good for Business. Defining career paths for team members can help you to retain the investment made to nurture great talent in your company. It also helps motivate people to actively contribute to the success of the company.

Waterfall Coaching

Kainexus

There are many feelings and emotions that are triggered just from observing waterfalls. In nature, we associate them with speed, power, and beauty. With Lean, we often associate waterfalls with the concept of a continuous flow of people, materials, and information.

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Ethnography and applied anthropology for innovation, and branding with Selva Gaberscek (Labbrand)

Rapid Innovation in digital time

With Selva Gaberscek, we understand how ethnography and the understanding of imagineries builds the ground for meaningful innovation and branding. Creativity Innovation antropology ethnography in-process Labbrand Selva Gaberscek

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.”