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

Digital Innovation meets As a service

Jeffrey Phillips

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

98

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Podcast S2E34: Catherine Orer – How artists can raise the value of their work

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Catherine Orer about what it takes for artists to raise the value of their work.

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.

More Trending

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.

Data 110

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

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.

Change 165

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 Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

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.

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.

The Best Innovation Leaders Need to Do These Two Things

InnovationManagement

What is the role of leadership in an innovation program?

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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Entrepreneurial vs the Clinical Mindset

Innovation Excellence

Innovation starts with the right mindset.

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.

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.

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.

Groups 116

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

The One Thing Never To Do When You Negotiate

Innovation Excellence

Negotiating can be terrifying, emotional, and frustrating. But don’t let that lead you to making this one crucial mistake. Negotiation has a reputation problem. Most people see it as a way to manipulate others to do their bidding.

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.

Rediscovering sustainable competitive advantage

The Future Shapers

Sustainable competitive advantage? Seriously? In our time? Most business leaders I talk to agree that the days of sustainable competitive advantage are over. They refer to the VUCA world we live in and point to the ever shorter half-life periods of business models and corporate strategies.

15 Essential Books on Innovation

Braineet

These 15 innovation books are absolute must reads for every innovator, entrepreneur and intrapreneur. Read-on! Innovation Strategy

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

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.

Identifying the Links in Supply Chain Management

InnovationManagement

In this article, we'll explore what supply chain management is, what supply chain management software does, and the advantages and disadvantages of its processes. The post Identifying the Links in Supply Chain Management appeared first on Innovation Management.

Eliminating Human Bias By Eliminating Humans

helloFUTURE

In a previous post, I talked about how Amazon shut down their AI-guided recruiting experiment because they could not successfully drive out bias, for both the learning data and the programmers.

Data 65

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 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

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.

How was it for you?

100%Open

How mentoring can add value. Merely having experience does not make a great mentor. Sometimes it doesn’t even make a good one. Above all, mentoring requires curiosity and empathy. You must be able to apply these in a conversation and you must be able to recognise and cultivate them in the person that you are mentoring. Today’s leaders are expected to show more than just talent and ambition. They are expected to demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence.

Is Winning a Secret in Your Organization?

The Human Factor

It feels really good to win – in business as well as sports and almost any other endeavor. We all know winning when we see it or feel it. It’s that moment of excitement and exhilaration. It’s the urge to jump in the air and pump our fists; to give high-fives to our teammates.

What the hell is innovation culture?

Braineet

Short answer: it is essential for your business to survive. Read-on for the long answer. Innovation Culture

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.