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Innovating, Fast And Slow

Digital Tonto

Just as Daniel Kahneman explained that there are fast and slow modes of thinking, the same can be said about innovating. The truth is that moving slowly is often underrated and that moving fast can. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

One great visual paints a thousand innovating words

Paul Hobcraft

One great visual paints a thousand words. This visual I came across some years back, and for me , is outstanding in providing the feedback loops that go into developing the right innovation vision.

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These 5 Principles Will Accelerate Innovation

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Who is more creative: Oldest, middle or youngest siblings?

Idea to Value

Do you have brothers, sisters, or are you an only child? Which of you do you think is the most creative? Well, a new meta analysis of divergent thinking research just set out to find out what the science says.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

What Formula Made Steve Jobs as an Innovation Leader So Successful?

IdeaScale

Steve Jobs as a leader offers a simple set of lessons on innovation: You need to accept failure as part of the process; have a tight focus with clear and simple goals; ensure leadership takes ownership of the entire process, to think ahead of the current industry; and have high standards.

One great visual paints a thousand innovating words

Paul Hobcraft

One great visual paints a thousand words. This visual I came across some years back, and for me , is outstanding in providing the feedback loops that go into developing the right innovation vision.

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The amazing science of programmable bacteria

Idea to Value

You might think that bacteria are mostly harmful. That they are the foundations of disease , or make things dirty.

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How Do You Score Innovation Ideas?

IdeaScale

Overview: It can be difficult to evaluate ideas, especially when they’re new and untested, as criteria such as ROI or market size can be difficult to predict. Instead, you need to create a process with clear evaluation criteria customized to your needs and properly managed expectations.

One great visual paints a thousand innovating words

Paul Hobcraft

One great visual paints a thousand words. This visual I came across some years back, and for me , is outstanding in providing the feedback loops that go into developing the right innovation vision.

It's past time to think the unthinkable

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been noodling lately about what new way of thinking or new perspective or approach we can bring to companies and organizations that may help break what I think is a current innovation gridlock.

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

What are you trying to improve?

Idea to Value

Sometimes, innovation can have unintended, negative consequences. Even if what you aimed to improve was a total success by the criteria you measured. This is the danger of judging success only by a narrow set of specific criteria, and ignoring other changes which you did not anticipate.

The Principles of Experiment Flow

Strategyzer

This is a guest post from David J Bland, co-author of our best selling book Testing Business Ideas. Testing Business Ideas explains how to increase the success of any venture by providing a practical guide to rapid experimentation. Innovation Process: Testing Business Ideas

Corporate Venture Building Studio, with Tomasz Rudolf from The Heart

Rapid Innovation in digital time

The Heart is a corporate center for digital ventures, joining forces with leading multinationals to build enterprise startups - future suppliers, partners, distributors and disruptors- and unleashing value added services for big companies.

How to Create and Sustain a Continuous Improvement Culture

Viima

Company cultures can be very different from one organization to the next and there’s nothing wrong with that. Having shared values, goals and beliefs drives organizations forward, but what truly contributes to their success is a healthy organizational culture.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Podcast S5E115: Fabienne Jacquet – Bringing feminine energy to innovation

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Fabienne Jacquet, scientist, author of “ Venus Genius ” and founder of Innoveve.

The Three Horizons of Innovation Training

InnovationManagement

What if everyone in your organization came to work believing they could shape the destiny of your company? Learn more in this new post, and find out how it's possible with a 30-minute consult. The post The Three Horizons of Innovation Training appeared first on InnovationManagement.

DMAIC Tools Offer a Solid Structure for Problem Solving

Kainexus

DMAIC (Deh-May-Ick) tools are some of the most critical options in the continuous improvement toolbox. They are most closely associated with the Six Sigma methodology.

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Managing Risk in an Innovation Project – Part 2

Inspiring Next

Can you see the role of human factors in a gate review? Really? In spite of a well-defined stage-gate process for managing innovation, projects that deserve to be discontinued (fail-fast) pass through the gates and fail-late, causing huge losses and sometimes the entire business.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Optimizing Your Work-From-Home Space for Creativity and Productivity

Idea to Value

Remote working is nothing new. It was already on the rise and has seen significant growth over the last several years. But, the COVID-19 pandemic sped up that process significantly. According to a FlexJobs survey , 65% of employees want to continue working from home even after the pandemic is over.

How Dana-Farber Leverages Partnerships to Advance Cancer Treatments

Innovation Leader

Lesley Solomon, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses how her team utilizes partnerships to get new treatments to patients faster

The History & Evolution of the PDSA Cycle of Improvement

Kainexus

The PDSA cycle is a popular approach to process improvement because of its simultaneous simplicity and effectiveness. PDSA cycles can be applied to an unlimited number of processes, making them applicable across almost every industry.

The Employer’s Guide to Flexible Leadership in a Turbulent Business Climate

CMOE

The global pandemic has put pressure on workforces in more ways than ever before. Economic uncertainty leaves companies wearily contemplating downsizing, employees in constant fear of losing job security, and leaders questioning whether their typical methods for managing modern teams still work.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Employee skill decluttering

The Future Shapers

In the corporate world, over the years, an organisation goes through lots of changes including the shuffling of leaders, who come with different backgrounds and styles and hiring preferences, coupled with HRM’s (Human Resource Managers) with different strategies and philosophies.

Embracing Diversity: Brands That Foster a Diverse Workplace

Cascade Strategy

“The world is intertwined today, much more than it was when I was coming out of school. Because of that, you really need to have a deep understanding of cultures around the world. I have learned to not just appreciate this but celebrate it.

My Journey to Becoming a KaiNexian

Kainexus

Hi, my name is Morgan Wright. I am the Customer Marketing Manager at KaiNexus, and began working here April 2021. I was born and raised in Austin, TX - and in my opinion, the best city on earth. Even though I grew up in Austin, I still find new things to do all the time.

Member Spotlight: Michael Gudas, Liberty Mutual

Innovation Leader

Michael Gudas is the Director of Innovation Strategy & Operations for Liberty Mutual’s Global Risk Solutions Division. We spoke with Michael as part of our IL Member Spotlight series

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

Neurology of meetings

The Future Shapers

How does the cocktail of various brain chemicals impact how we get work done? When you have a better understanding of how the brain works, you are more skillfully equipped to design meetings that get the most out of attendees.

Top-Down vs Bottom-Up: Approach Differences and Actionable Advice

Cascade Strategy

For years your business was doing well, more than well, it was doing excellent. But now things have taken a turn for the worse and the worst thing is, you can’t find the root of the problem. The strategy you followed all these years that was serving you well, is now betraying you.

How to Become a Lifelong Learner

Tullio Siragusa

How to Become a Lifelong Learner. We humans are always learning. Ever since our brains develop enough, every single experience teaches us something new. Today, in this complicated world where everything is changing all the time, learning from your own life experiences might become a little redundant. To become lifelong learners, you don’t have to be a genius. You simply must be open to learn and grow and be willing to be proactive about your growth.

The Power of Small Ideas in Improving Vaccinations

Kainexus

With all of the work going on to set up and run Covid-19 vaccination centers around the world, the principles of Lean process design are really helpful. But, as hard as we might try, no process is ever perfect, so having a culture of continuous improvement from the get-go is incredibly important.

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Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.