Sat.May 04, 2019 - Fri.May 10, 2019

Digital Innovation meets As a service

RTI Innovation Advisors

For a while now I've been considering the impact of all the emerging digital transformation tools on innovation. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, blockchain and a host of other technologies will have a bit impact on how corporations conduct work and create new insights and new products and services.

So Your Idea Got Rejected

Phil McKinney

Your idea was rejected. Criticized. Dumped on. You were told to give up. I have yet to find anyone who likes to have their ideas rejected. But if you want to succeed in innovation, you have to put yourself and your ideas out there which means you will get rejected.

Is Organizational Structure The Secret to Innovation?

Leapfrogging

Change your company’s structure to get bigger and better ideas. Just about everyone wants more creativity and innovation these days. But what’s the secret to getting it?

What if the current use of your product were banned?

Destination Innovation

Have you ever used a knife as a screwdriver or a shoe as a hammer? If so you repurposed a product for an application that the producer did not foresee. You put the product to another use.

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.

The Power of Brand: It Starts With Trust

Game-Changer

I’m a huge Michael Jordan fan and have written about how the Jordan brand has driven culture and stayed relevant; even though MJ has been retired for almost 20 years. Air Jordan’s are highly coveted, specifically the older ones.

Want Innovative Answers? Ask Effective Questions!

IdeaScale

If somebody’s car won’t start, you don’t ask them “Did you keep turning the key until it started?” Yet, when getting the motor running for innovation, we too often ask questions not unlike that one.

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Sky is the limit: intrapreneurship at Air France

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Discover the enticing intrapreneurs program at Air France with its sharp creator Marine Gall, VP Innovation and Intrapreneurship. Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Air France Corporate accelerator Entrepreneur Incubation intrapreneur Marine Gall Open Innovation Start-up Technology

Why Experts Suck At Predicting The Future

Game-Changer

Society loves experts! Because people are highly persuaded by authority; and being an expert is considered being an authority. But experts are human, and therefore are fallible in their judgment; especially when it comes to predicting the future. In certain domains, where things are very predictable and have short-time horizons, experts are very useful; but not in domains where the opposite is true.

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How Change Management and Innovation Intersect

IdeaScale

Innovation by definition means change. Not all change, however, is innovative. Change – whether innovative or not – is inevitable, and the people and companies that regard change as a leverageable asset are the ones that end up better off for pursuing change.

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DNA may be the Answer to Data Storage Problem

Innovation Excellence

Data, as many have noted, has become the new oil, meaning that we no longer regard the information we store as merely a cost of doing business, but a valuable asset and a potential source of competitive advantage. It has become the fuel that powers advanced technologies such as machine learning.

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Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

The Most Definitive Innovation Trait — Curiosity

Rocketspace

I have sat through numerous executive sessions on innovation at a multitude of Fortune 1000 corporations, and, something always strikes me as the observer.

The Eureka Moment Myth

Digital Tonto

It is collaboration among many, not sudden epiphanies, that really changes the world Related posts: How Innovation Really Happens. Let’s Not “Yada Yada” Innovation. Here’s Why No One Cares About. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation

How to Nurture Your Own Spirit of Innovation Daily

IdeaScale

Innovation is ultimately about solving problems. While it’s possible to solve problems in both innovative and non-innovative ways, innovative problem-solving has the potential to make major changes to what people do, how they conduct business, and how they live life.

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Digital Factory of the Incumbent

Innovation Excellence

Introduction Technological changes are one of the leading advocators to shape customer value. They are characterized by a process of social technological variations, rooted in different disciplines e.g., economics, sociology, and psychology.

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.

How biometrics can augment the way you understand customers

Board of Innovation

In the first part of our series exploring what’s next in empathy and design-thinking methods, we look how the latest cognitive research technologies offer new insights into users’ minds. The post How biometrics can augment the way you understand customers appeared first on Board of Innovation.

Innovators as Integrators

IdeaSpies

We assume that innovators are never short on ideas, that their problem tends to be focus and follow-through. But I would like to challenge this common storyline. In my years of talking with innovators, I have met many who fit the garage-dwelling idea junkie.

The Risks of Sticking with Legacy Technology

Daniel Burrus

Legacy technology is like that old pair of jeans you wore as a teenager. They are comfortable” was always your answer to any inquiry.

The Entrepreneurial vs the Clinical Mindset

Innovation Excellence

Innovation starts with the right mindset.

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.

10 Companies That Failed To Innovate, Resulting In Business Failure | Collective Campus

Collectivecamp

It’s crazy to think that 88% of the Fortune 500 firms that existed in 1955 are gone. These companies have either gone bankrupt, merged, or still exist but have fallen from the top Fortune 500 companies. Most of the companies on the list in 1955 are unrecognizable, forgotten companies today

The Best Innovation Leaders Need to Do These Two Things

InnovationManagement

What is the role of leadership in an innovation program?

Customer Discovery Part 2: How a Focus On Storytelling Can Solve OUR Pain Points

Grasshopper Herder

Interviewers have pain points too. Here’s how a focus on the elements of storytelling can make your discovery process rewarding and pain-free. The post Customer Discovery Part 2: How a Focus On Storytelling Can Solve OUR Pain Points appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Customer Development Lean Startup Generative Market Research Interview lean startup

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Embracing Your Company’s ‘Digital Destiny’

Innovation Excellence

Every single industry has a “digital destiny” – an inevitable and unavoidable future that will be shaped by the forces of digital technology. There are no exceptions here. There’s no chance of escaping and somehow clinging on to the past. Just like previous waves of disruptive technological change throughout human history, nothing can possibly impede. Digital Feature Of The Week Innovation Alibaba Caterpillar

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.

Daily improvements are innovation, here’s how

Wazoku

Innovation is a necessity across all sectors and industries, and in an ever-changing competitive landscape, businesses are under more pressure than ever to showcase innovative outcomes.

Leading Innovation within Government Agencies: What to Drive and What to Avoid

InnovationManagement

As innovation professionals, we too often look for inspiration from organizations such as Apple, Amazon, Tesla, Spotify, Google, etc.

You don’t need more ideas.

Mike Shipulski

Innovation isn’t achieved by creating more ideas. Innovation is realized when ideas are transformed into commercialized products and services.

The Future is So Smart

Innovation Excellence

Spoiler alert: I will try to be brief, which is a huge undertaking for any Marketing professional, let alone an Italian one. And, I will be extremely dramatic. Drama, after all, is the true essence of life, and it helps, I guess, if you want to make a point. This whole piece revolves around one.

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.

The two pillars of employee engagement – from theory to practice

Exoplatform

Now that you are familiar with some useful theories relevant for employee engagement, let us try to put them together into one simple framework to analyse and tackle employee engagement issues. The two pillars of employee engagement are employee experience and the impulse-reward loop.

Developing collaborative leadership styles

ImagineNation

With a national election for a new Australian government about to take place in less than a weeks’ time, it raises key questions around the impact of collaborative, autocratic or competitive leadership styles.

Industry 4.0: what it is and what are its current impacts

mjvinnovation

And it’s not just about machines with superior capabilities, but how they interact with humans, buildings, networks, and logistics strategies. Do you know this concept in depth? Do you know how deep the changes he is introducing in the most diverse industrial organizations?

How Open Innovation led by Purchasing works brilliantly at GRTGaz

Innovation Excellence

Mathilde Delignou is Project Manager Open Innovation and partnership at GRTgaz, one of the leading European operators in natural gas transmission. What is uncommon is that the open innovation activity lies within the Purchasing Department.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!