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What Do Leading Innovators Do Differently

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale hosts the global Innovation Management Awards and honors winners in three different categories: engagement, process, and implementation.

The Need For Strategic Perspective

CMOE

Innovative and rapidly developing technologies have created a “need for speed” in all aspects of our lives. Leaders are faced with incredible pressures to deliver immediate results, to do more with less, and to manage an ever-increasing personal. workload.

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10 Ways That Data Helps Your Business

The Human Factor

Data is a powerful thing, and thanks to the wonders of the internet, we have access to so much of it. A lot of businesses might not know how to best utilize all this information for the benefit of the company, and if you’re not already doing so, you are missing out on a goldmine of information.

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America’s Innovation Ecosystem Needs To Innovate Itself

Digital Tonto

Most of all, we need to come to terms with the fact that the answers to the challenges of the future will not be found in the past. The truth is that we need to continually innovate how we innovate. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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!

Amazon Live Is A Thing: Here's How Your Brand Can Benefit

Entrepreneur - Innovation

As ecommerce shows no signs of slowing down, brands and influencers have a new way to boost awareness and sales. Social Media

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Building meaningful communities with Panion, by Mélanie Aronson

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Why is developing communities all the more essential in a context of lock-down? Mélanie Aronson explains why, and takes us through her platform, Panion, who's on a mission for community-building. Engagement Innovation Community Mélanie Aronson Panion Start-up startup

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Energy technology needs more rapid innovation cycles

Paul Hobcraft

I have been consuming the latest flagship report, released today, 10th September 2020, by the IEA called “ Energy Technology Perspectives 2020.

We Need Entrepreneurial Leaders Now More Than Ever

Entrepreneur - Innovation

There's never been a moment in which people were more open to rethinking old ways of doing things. Entrepreneur Mindset

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The only two things that matter to get clients to adopt sustainable products

Board of Innovation

As part of our series on the Circular Economy, we will look at the two most important factors to drive consumer change. Hint: the price has nothing to do with it.). The post The only two things that matter to get clients to adopt sustainable products appeared first on Board of Innovation.

Bet On Brains, Not Experience

Game-Changer

Working for a traditional company means that you follow a set of rules, the company is configured so things happen in a determined way on a daily basis. There are set processes, therefore surprises are chided and anything that disrupts routines is avoided.

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.

Tips for Evaluating Your Company’s Product Development Performance

IdeaScale

Are you a leader in product development? Want to get your products on the market before those of your competitors? Product management requires effective delivery. A successful product development strategy will help you generate more revenue and break ground in your industry.

Does Your Organization Need a Chief Innovation Officer?

Entrepreneur - Innovation

A CINO isn't just a one-man ideas machine. They help to create a company culture of innovation, and get investors on board with visionary change. Innovation

Control Your New Normal with a Focus on Significance

Daniel Burrus

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, I have been busier than ever, talking with C-suite executives from Fortune 500 companies to small start-ups and mom-and-pop shops, all with the same question: What do we do now?

Using Toyota Kata to Overcome Racism

Kainexus

In support of my friend, Deondra Wardelle and her work to end racism, I participated in a KaiNexus webinar a few weeks ago called “Sharing our Visions and Voices to #RootCaseRacism” ( click here to see the recording ) and was asked to speak about the obstacles to overcoming racism.

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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.

5 Inspirational Business Pivots in the Wake of COVID-19

IdeaScale

The coronavirus has impacted all nations, resulting in unemployment for millions of people. Some companies have pivoted to meet constantly changing market conditions, which enables them to survive.

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Portland, Oregon Imposes Strict Ban on Facial-Recognition Technology

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Private businesses and government agencies can't use facial-recognition technology starting on January 1 next year. News and Trends

Learn to Calculate Your Risk Metrics to Make Data Influenced Decisions

Strategyzer

In our previous blog post, we discussed the need for exploration projects to track four main key performance indicators (KPIs): risk and uncertainty, expected profitability, time spent, and cost.

The First Step in Improving an Ecosystem

The Future Shapers

Think of the ecosystem improvement strategy in terms of a satnav system in a car. You know where you want to get to but unless your starting point is clear, any proposed route and any stops along the way are simply guesswork or, in innovation parlance, unproven assumptions!

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.

5 Inspirational Business Pivots in the Wake of COVID-19

IdeaScale

The coronavirus has impacted all nations, resulting in unemployment for millions of people. Some companies have pivoted to meet constantly changing market conditions, which enables them to survive.

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She Created the Tinder for Clothing. Then A $30 Million Competitor Came Along

Entrepreneur - Innovation

How Madison Semarjian, who created her app Mada in college, is working to out-innovate a giant. Innovation

What it Takes to Receive the Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Kainexus

The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers of healthcare concerned with quality and safety.

Bigger Tank, Bigger Turtle

The Future Shapers

Hopefully, the enforced change in how we work as a result of lockdown will have given people an opportunity to challenge the status quo and influence how our organisations work moving forward. Despite the current environment we, as leaders, have to create the space for our people to grow.

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.

How Companies are Using Change Management Strategies for Returning to Work

IdeaScale

Returning to work after the COVID-19 pandemic will present new challenges. Employers need to develop change management strategies to handle the transformation. Now that many businesses are slowly opening up, employees will begin returning to the office after months of working from home.

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How One Homeschooling Professional Has Leaned Into the Era of Remote Learning

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Back-to-school season was always busy for Michelle Parrinello-Cason, but widespread closures of public schools have put her in even great demand. And she has advice for parents and educators alike. Crisis Management

7 Key Ways to Inspire Transformation and Innovation in Your Business

Viima

Transformation and innovation are big buzzwords in today’s corporate culture , but what do they really mean, why are they important—and how do you emphasize them in your company?

Change and culture – the new competitive advantage

The Future Shapers

Change is happening faster, it’s more complex and far reaching than ever, yet the failure rate of organisational change is around 80%. In this busy and hyperconnected world, the ability to manage change well, coupled with a healthy culture is what separates the sustainable from the short-lived.

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.

What is the Future of Live Entertainment?

Innovation Leader

Time spent streaming is up 60 percent since the start of the pandemic. But this not to say that digital will replace the physical. What’s the future of live entertainment

Common Questions About EHS Compliance Software

Kainexus

For many companies, the COVID-19 pandemic has shined a new light on environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs. Workplace conditions that were once taken for granted are now being reconsidered through a new lens.

Envisioning the work-life of an employee with an autonomous intranet

Acuvate

Envisioning The Work Life Of An Employee With An Autonomous Intranet Meet Nathan and Jennifer who recently joined as Marketing Managers in companies ABC Corp. and XYZ Corp. respectively.

007: Process Innovation: Unlocking New Value in What You Do Everyday

Innovation in Practice

Does the SIT method work with services as well? This is actually the most common single question that I get about innovation and the SIT method. And the quick answer is, YES!

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.”