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5 Ways to Build a More Innovative Culture at Work

Innovation Excellence

It is said—and widely accepted—that culture eats strategy for breakfast. Company culture is also an important driver for innovation.

The 6 Don'ts of Corporate Innovation

Rocketspace

One of the biggest challenges I hear from corporate innovators is getting internal buy-in from executive leadership for the projects they envision. This is, by far, the most mentioned barrier faced by innovation directors, managers, and analysts.

Five Insights of Breakthrough Innovation

InnovationManagement

Breakthrough innovation is not something everyone can accomplish. You have to systematically develop the capability to execute it successfully, and that is something you do not achieve overnight. The post Five Insights of Breakthrough Innovation appeared first on Innovation Management.

Valuing digitization alongside innovation

Paul Hobcraft

We all see around us increasing disruption caused by digitalization.

The 7 Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations

While a sustainable standardized method of innovation still eludes most organizations - having this in your toolbox is a game changer! Discover the 7 essential habits for enabling companies to systemize and establish innovation as a core competency.

Overcome the Customer’s Concern – Transfer the Risk

Destination Innovation

During the economic depression which followed the financial crash of 2009 car sales slumped across America. Automobile makers tried all sorts of promotions, many featuring big price cuts, but they could not lure buyers onto their forecourts and persuade them to buy.

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How Do You Know The Difference Between Persistence And Stubbornness?

Game-Changer

I recently had a chat with a group of entrepreneurs and one question I got asked was about differentiating persistence and stubbornness. This is an important question, here I share my response… Innovation is messy , it just doesn’t happen in a straight line.

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Here’s Why The Robots Won’t Really Take Over

Digital Tonto

Value never disappears, it just shifts to another place Related posts: The Problem Isn’t The Robots, It’s Us. The Future Of Robots Is All Too Human. Every Business Today Needs To Prepare For An. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Artificial Intelligence

How to answer the interview question, ‘Why should we give the job to you?’

Destination Innovation

The WHY, WHAT, HOW approach. It will differentiate you from the other candidates. The interviewer asks you WHY you should get the job. You answer, ‘Because of WHAT I can do for you and the department.’ ’ Then address some of the real issues that face the interviewer.

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A Look at the Idea Management Technology Landscape

IdeaScale

There may have been a time – a decade or two ago – when businesses could look at innovation as optional, but everything has changed since then. Today the question is not whether to innovate , but how to do so as efficiently as possible.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Top 4 Early Challenges At A Startup

Game-Changer

Having been part of a handful of startups and running a few of my own, I can tell you it’s not for everyone. Most startups fail, for many reasons , and when they do succeed it’s mostly determined by one factor: timing.

How To Build An Ecosystem Strategy

Digital Tonto

The truth is that value chain based strategies are slow and rigid and the world has become fast and agile. You can’t simply seek to build a better mousetrap, you need to relentlessly connect to build. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Startup Ideas are NOT Inspired on the Spur of the Moment!

InnovationManagement

Based on research in the market and in many countries, I tried to figure out the exact mechanism by which startup ideas are created. Aim is to facilitate and expedite this process for would-be entrepreneurs. Is it mainly a matter of brainstorming effort or are external factors at play?

Key Takeaways from April’s Open Innovation Summit

IdeaScale

The Open Innovation Summit is all about expanding innovation beyond a small committee or a lab in the building to your entire organization. Just like any other scaling project, taking innovation company-wide can come with unexpected obstacles.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

You Can’t Change Anything With Silence

Game-Changer

I truly believe that creating an environment where people can freely express themselves without fear is the single biggest thing any organization, large and small, can do to be more innovative. Unfortunately, people are scared of speaking up. There are great and talented people inside established organizations who’s voices, because of fear or retaliation, are never heard from.

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Prioritize Your Best Ideas With One Powerful Tool

Innovation Excellence

Innovation is as much about choosing what not to do as it is about deciding what you’re going to do. I’ll never forget the words of a client of mine, an executive at PepsiCo: “We can do anything, but we can’t do everything,” he said to me. So true.

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How to lead intrapreneurship and innovation

The Future Shapers

I am currently working on the establishment of a green and sustainable intrapreneurship accelerator. The premise is that with climate change we are running out of time and startups are too slow to scale. The solution lies within startups from within large enterprises.

Seven Free Brainstorming Tools for 2019

IdeaScale

Brainstorming is the start of innovation, but sometimes you need a little push. These brainstorming tools will help you find the creative momentum you need. Google Docs And Google Sheets.

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Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

The power of your gut- a hot topic in health!

IdeaSpies

The gut microbiome is emerging as a “hot topic” in health care right now, and scientists are amazed at the connections being made between our gut bacteria and our health and wellbeing.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of May 2019

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

The Regulator Requires a Director of Innovation

InnovationManagement

Regulation has a critical role to play to protect customers and businesses operating in industries that are sensitive to various threats. In complex industries such as the financial industry, regulation is often perceived as a barrier and a burden.

Crossing the Innovation Delaware

Gregg Fraley

Hope is a Four Letter Word in Innovation. Hope — the cornerstone of innovation culture. Hope is inspired by successful projects; the lesson of Washington at Trenton. In the innovation space there is a great deal of discussion about mindset.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Hollywood inspires a new way of making investment decisions

Board of Innovation

Decision-making for new business models does not have to be as unsuccessful as a casino trip to Vegas. Who better to analyze data than unemotional machines? We'll show you what you can learn from it when faced with new business investments.

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How Organizations Can Drive Successful Change

Innovation Excellence

Change scares the life out of most people. Even positive life events fill many with a sense of trepidation and fear. Aversion to change is why brides and grooms-to-be have second thoughts. And these are all examples of ‘self-inflicted’ change.

Driving Exponential Online Growth by Creating and Reaching New Digital Customers

InnovationManagement

How can we succeed in the online world when it seems to be changing by the day?

Use Anticipation to Turn Disruption Into Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

For the longest time, cable television was a miraculous technology that not everybody had in their homes, mostly because not everybody could afford it. Now, not everyone has it in their homes because YouTube TV, Sling TV, and other new, emerging technologies have disrupted the broadcast industry.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Analysis of how 3.5 million employees using Spigit ideate proves innovation is a science, and can be measured.