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Keeping Organizational Innovation Alive


Pleased with your current team’s ability to innovate and work together? Perfect! Now, it’s time to take a proactive approach to maintaining their bond, creativity, and curiosity. Keeping innovation alive requires a mix of ongoing team building and group and individual skills building.


Trust the Customers, Not the Experts

Destination Innovation

Rob Law and Trunki. Rob Law studied Product Design at Northumbria University. One of his course assignments in 1997 was to come up with a new design for luggage. He did some research by going to a local department store.


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6 Simple Growth Hacks for Startups


Building a new business is tough. These strategies will help your startup succeed without a big investment. As many of my readers know, I usually write about strategy , innovation , and leadership.


Gaining energy and idea generation

Paul Hobcraft

Gaining energy and idea generation. I have been asking myself how a combined effect of innovation and ecosystem design thinking will support the energy transition we are undertaking to give it additional traction and generation. Let me share my thoughts and proposition here.


What Not to Do When Onboarding Your Customer

Speaker: Jamie Bernard, Senior Product Manager and Product Management Practice Lead at Nexient, an NTT Data Company

In this webinar, you will learn principles and practices to simplify your customers' onboarding experience

We Need To Get Back To Counting What Counts

Digital Tonto

The statistician George Box famously said, ““All models are wrong, but some are useful” and that’s especially true of economic models. When Ronald Coase argued that the “nature of a firm” was to reduce transaction costs, he didn’t mean that was the only purpose of an enterprise.


6 Ways to Leverage Virtual Tools to Create an Innovation Culture

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Soren Kaplan Culture is a key success factor for every team and organization. Shape it to get more innovation, even from your remote workforce.


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9 Continuous Improvement Methodologies & Tools


Not all change leads to improvement, but to improve anything, you need to bring about change. Usually, that’s easier said than done. Greatly enduring organizations have survived over the years through continuous improvement and incremental innovations.


The CHIPS Act was a good start—now we can take these three steps to further supercharge innovation


The U.S. will need to build the deepest possible talent base, and then clear the way for that talent to do its best possible work. This article was originally published on Fast Company. Innovation


The surprising link between curiosity and Dopamine

Idea to Value

For years, I have been wondering about how curiosity evolved. It may be a silly question. After all, curiosity brings all sorts of benefits, especially when it comes to making us more creative.


How Every Team Member Can Contribute Their Part to Brainstorming Sessions


Highlights Especially in hybrid work and the asynchronous workplace across time zones, getting everyone on the same page at a meeting can be difficult. Proper timing, interactive exercises, friendly debates, and both active and passive comments can help teams be more creative.


The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

This is The Easiest Way To Kill Innovation In Your Organization


Innovation is the opposite of predictable , mistakes will be made and the riskier the bet the higher the chances of failure. With the current state of the global economy driven by the War in Ukraine and climate change, the demand for innovation is as high as its ever been.


Driving the Next Era of Growth: Leveraging Data to Innovate

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Teresa Spangler “50% of US executives and 39% of European executives said budget constraints were the primary hurdle in turning Big Data into a profitable business asset.


How your mental filter may be making you less creative

Idea to Value

When it comes to getting creative work done, sometimes your brain needs to shut out external information in order to focus. This is especially true for information which your brain previously noticed but deemed unimportant, and so begins to ignore.


How Continuous Improvement Software Keeps CI Projects Organized


Organizations striving to reach operational excellence through continuous improvement engage in many individual projects to achieve this goal.


Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Will Augmented and Virtual Reality increase our Empathy or erase it?


Glenn Cantave is an African American activist. I recently listened to a TED talk he gave, where he spoke about his group Movers (Feed generated with FetchRSS


3 Ways to Get Customer Insights without Talking to Customers

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton Most of my advice to leaders who want to use innovation to grow their businesses boils down to two things*: Talk (and listen) to customers Do something But what if you don’t want to talk to customers?


Disruption Is Alive And Well, From Dairy To Hearing Aids To EVs

Forbes Leadership

Disruption is alive and well and posing a considerable threat to formerly successful, incumbent market-leaders in electric vehicles, dairy products and hearing aids. Time to disrupt has sped-up, and disruption is no longer exclusively for lower-price entrants.


Best Practices are Stupid

Stephen Shapiro

I previously started posting the 40 strategies from my Best Practices are Stupid book. But I completely forgot to include the introduction. So I am going back to that for this post. As you read this and the other chapters, please remember that this book was published back in 2011.


Process, Product, and Profitability: Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

A different approach to Digital Security for Board Directors and CEOs


Board directors and CEOs cannot afford to ignore issues of Privacy, Data breaches and Cyber-attacks in their organisations. Unfo (Feed generated with FetchRSS


Unlocking the Power of Cause and Effect

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In 2011, IBM’s Watson system beat the best human players in the game show, Jeopardy! Since then, machines have shown that they can outperform skilled professionals in everything from basic legal work to diagnosing breast cancer.


Follow The Leader: Arif Alawi, CEO, Dubai Cultiv8

Entrepreneur - Innovation

As the CEO of Dubai Cultiv8, Alawi is responsible for developing the entity's overarching business plan, while also ensuring it encourages and attracts international entrepreneurs to set up and expand their businesses in the Emirate by offering relevant funding and services. Entrepreneurs


How to prioritize projects: the 2 principles businesses ignore

Cascade Strategy

Project prioritization is more than just resource allocation


New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Find Out More about Your Personality


This is a fun thing to do with a crowd of people, perhaps a dinner party. There are only 3 questions and the answers will surprise you. Put the following 5 animals in the order of your preference. Tiger. Sheep. Horse. Write one word that describes each one of the following: Dog. Coffee. Think of someone, (who also knows you and is important to you), that you can relate him or her to the following colors. Do not use the same person twice. Yellow. Orange. White. Green. Finished?


How to Solve Transparent Problems

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski One of the best problems to solve for your customers is the problem they don’t know they have. If you can pull it off, you will create an entirely new value proposition for them and enable them to do things they cannot do today. But the problem is they can’t […].


How to go about uncertainty in the marketplace | Ep 03

Moves the Needle

On this episode of Disruption Proof, we’re discussing uncertainty in the market and how to go about it. The default nature of a new business is not knowing. There is no blueprint yet for building, marketing, selling and delivering new value for customers.


How successful PMOs deliver value and avoid the hot seat

Cascade Strategy

Within the leadership community, caution signs are everywhere, and there is a strong sense of redirection due to current and future macroeconomic trends. In this economy, every penny counts. And it’s starting to show. Portfolio Management


Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

The 10000 Hour Myth


You are familiar with it. We have all been exposed to it. The “10,000 hours to mastery” idea has been discussed in many business books and general books about life. However, I believe that Malcolm Gladwell was the one who began it all, or perhaps it was research that he made public.


Laddering Up Your Career Portfolio

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. A career used to describe your roles in one company throughout your working life, like a career at Monsanto, Deloitte, a university or IBM.


How to go about uncertainty in the marketplace

Moves the Needle

How we work with you Becoming RAD Community. Slack Group Podcast Blog Events. Resources. Books Videos Exploration Tools. Contact. How to go about uncertainty in the marketplace. On this episode of Disruption Proof, we’re discussing uncertainty in the market and how to go about it.


How to Set Up Agile Innovation Portfolios Using ITONICS


Radical or incremental? New products or improved processes? CIOs leading innovation are mandated to strike a balance between quick wins and moonshots. Portfolio Management $Innovation OS


Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.