Sat.Mar 14, 2020 - Fri.Mar 20, 2020

What the Heck Does Exponential Mean?


It’s been 24 hours since my last post , and I’ve come to see that part of the problem is that people don’t understand what the word “exponential” means. The word exponential has been floating around a lot lately as concern about COVID-19 grows and spreads around the world.


Navigating through Chaotic Times

Innovation Leader

Do you feel like challenging times may be ahead? Experts with experience at DuPont, Starbucks, Bayer, and more discuss how they’re reading the tea leaves


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5 Ways to Boost Productivity as a Busy Medical Professional

The Human Factor

As a busy medical professional, you are being pushed to the limit right now. Whether you’re resources are being cut or the staff members in your practice are low, you always need to be on your A game.

How to Create the Foundation for a Corporate VC Program

Innovation Leader

Amish Parashar, a Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist, share tips for building more successful corporate venture programs. Get tips on staffing, collaboration, and more

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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.

12 Ways To Make More Time In Your Day

The Human Factor

source. One of the biggest complaints people have in work and in their personal life is being time-poor. There just aren’t enough hours in the day, there is always so much to do and so little time to do it in. So how can you claim back some of those hours and get more done with your day?

Is Investing In Property The Right Move For You?

The Human Factor

Investing in property can be an excellent way to grow your portfolio and build your financial future. If you’ve got a sum to invest, then property can provide more security than stocks and bonds, and could easily add to your wealth over the years.

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Low Risk Business Ideas For New Entrepreneurs

The Human Factor

Let’s pretend that we’re not in a state of great economic and commercial flux. Let’s pretend that markets aren’t responding and reacting to a global pandemic. Let’s pretend that the face of business is changing by necessity all around the world.

The History of Coronavirus in Patent Literature


Matt Troyer, Senior Director of Analytics at Anaqua. What can patent data tell us about the world’s past research and response to Coronaviruses (CoV)? In this article, I present a brief survey of patent filings that reference “Coronavirus” or “Corona virus” in their title, abstract or claims.

Open Source Respirator and Low Cost Ventilator Efforts to Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Innovation Excellence

Calling all doctors, nurses, designers, engineers and designers… Join one of the amazing Open Source Ventilator Projects to contribute your passion, creativity, time and expertise to help develop low-cost ventilators to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In this scary Coronavirus time, we can benefit from working more in isolation

Idea to Value

For the past two weeks, everyone in my company has been working remotely. We had several cases of the Coronavirus in the office, and as a precaution, everyone has been working from home. And it has been working remarkably well. We have been collaborating using Slack, Zoom, Google, Phone and email.

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 Hostility of Tribes

Destination Innovation

Why are tribes so hostile to those who depart from the norms of the tribe? Joseph Palmer was born in 1791 in Massachusetts, one of 14 children. He grew up to be a successful farmer. He took to wearing a beard which was a most uncommon practice at the time.

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Shifting the Focus of Your Idea Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HYPE Innovation

In the past two months, we have seen a significant increase in awareness of the business challenges associated with responding to COVID-19, aka coronavirus, effectively.

From Invisible to Visible: A Look at Transparency in Government Innovation


One of the challenges to innovation in government is a lack of insight into what citizens have to offer in the way of innovative strategies. Governments are aware of the increasing need to capture perspectives and insights of citizens to spark the innovation process.

How Transformational Leaders Learn To Overcome Failure

Digital Tonto

We all have our talents, but innate ability will only take you so far. In the final analysis, what makes transformational leaders different is their ability to transform themselves to suit the needs. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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.

How to Manage Remote Distributed Teams – Best Practice Strategies and Tools


You Just Found Yourself Leading a Remote Team. What Next? Business is moving virtual fast. Here are best practices for how to lead a productive remote or distributed team. When I ran the strategy consulting group at HP almost 20 years ago, my team worked remotely. We were on the forefront of virtual work, mostly because we had no choice as a truly global company. We experimented with some of the first online collaboration tools.

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The digital dilemma: putting data to work

Jeffrey Phillips

Over the history of mankind, we've constantly sought out tools and capital to make us more productive. From the formation of basic tools to assist in farming to real cultivation and shaping of the land for greater yields, humankind learned to grow food. Further research into genetics, fertilizers and pesticides enabled us to rapidly scale food production.

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IdeaScale and Betterific: A Match Made in Innovation Heaven


We’re partnering up to help you drive your innovation strategy further. Ideascale and Betterific announced at the end of January that they were teaming up to bring the latter’s strengths in crowdsourced open innovation to Ideascale’s industry-leading innovation management platform.

Whatever Next!

The Future Shapers

A momentous moral drama is being played out around the Coronavirus pandemic. Will we learn from it and will it change the reality of the world we live in?

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.

10 Things You Think Are Safe - That Actually Aren't [COVID-19]


We’ve been writing a lot about physical distancing lately, as this has proven to be the most effective way to slow the spread of COVID-19.

How Blockchain Is Revolutionizing Business-Communication Networks

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The surging technology has transformed how companies function in more ways than one. Technology

Why Innovation Is About More than Creativity: A Talk with Edwin Goutier of the United Way


Is your innovation strategy built solely on creativity? As Edwin Goutier explains in a recent IdeaScale Nation podcast, Innovation is about more than being the most creative person in the room.

When tough times are ahead, you should double down on innovation

Innovation Excellence

As I’m writing this, the last couple of weeks have been quite eventful around the world. There’s a lot of uncertainty and even panic regarding the coronavirus, its current and potential impact on our economy, and of course, its effects on people all around the world.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

A List of COVID-19 Resources to Help Clear Things Up


With so much information available online, it's hard to know what's true and what isn't. We tried to find a list of good sources to share with you, and couldn't - so we put our heads together with the smartest people we know, and made our own. Share yours in the comments! COUNTERS.

Open Source Respirator and Low Cost Ventilator Efforts to Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Calling all doctors, nurses, designers, engineers and designers: join one of the amazing Open Source Ventilator Projects to contribute your passion, creativity, time and expertise to help develop low-cost ventilators to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

IdeaScale and Betteriffic: A Match Made in Innovation Heaven


We’re partnering up to help you drive your innovation strategy further. Ideascale and Betteriffic announced at the end of January that they were teaming up to bring the latter’s strengths in crowdsourced open innovation to Ideascale’s industry-leading innovation management platform.

Create a strategy to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on your business

Cascade Strategy

That's the number of COVID-19 / Coronavirus related emails I've received from companies giving me updates on their stance and preparedness for this unprecedented global event. I don't mind receiving them, and some of them contain genuinely useful information.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Politicians and Bureaucrats – Friends or Foes of Innovation?

Innovation Excellence

Politicians and bureaucrats are condemned to coexist with each other and with the other pivots of entrepreneurship: businessmen. Sweet or toxic their symbiosis is necessary, as they are both key players in the innovation game.

Top Remote Working Software Tools to Innovate & Collaborate

Online collaboration tools for innovative work remotely. If you and your teams have found yourselves working more remotely, you may be interested in this collection of top remote working, meeting, communication and facilitation tools that can increase your collaboration, impact, productivity, and ease while working virtually or from home.

The Questions People Asked for "Ask Docs Anything About Covid-19" Webinar


I've been helping our KaiNexus CEO Dr. Greg Jacobson prep for the webinar he and two other doctors are participating in tomorrow: Ask Us Anything! COVID-19. It's been beyond fascinating to see the questions that people have submitted. I've spent a lot of time going through them and categorizing them.

COVID-19 Will Fuel the Next Wave of Innovation

Entrepreneur - Innovation

This global pandemic will shape businesses for decades to come. Coronavirus

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.