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We Need To Prepare For Future Crises Like We Prepare For War

Digital Tonto

No one knows how long the Coronavirus epidemic will last or what the impact will be, but one thing is for sure — it will not be our last crisis. The future, however, is not inevitable. It is what. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Top 5 Missteps of Innovation Labs

Peer Insight

A successful corporate innovation lab, incubator, or accelerator depends upon three things: people, people, and people. That’s what I learned by speaking with the heads of innovation labs at 12 Fortune 500 corporations over the course of eight weeks.

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Innovating for Success after COVID19

Innovation Excellence

We will beat the COVID19 virus, and innovation will play a key role in that victory. We will find new treatments, using either new drugs, or hopefully fast-tracking reapplication of existing ones. We will reapply existing technology to mass produce respirators.

Innovators, How Do You Find Your Next Problem to Solve?

InnovationManagement

If you’re working in innovation there’s nothing as rewarding as making the long journey from inspiration to implementation. The post Innovators, How Do You Find Your Next Problem to Solve? appeared first on Innovation Management.

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!

Guest Post: Sabbath and COVID-19

Kainexus

Sabbath and Coronavirus - those are probably two words you would not put together. Recently, I have researched (and not on the obvious), the Sabbath. Everywhere I looked and everything I saw said, "to slow down," "you are exhausted," "you aren't enjoying your life."

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Makers of Tomorrow: William Wang

Entrepreneur - Innovation

A Q&A with the Vizio CEO about how his company is reimagining smart TVs amid the streaming revolution. Leadership

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This Company Is Making Texting With Your Doctor the New Normal

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Vermont-based startup OhMD is making HIPAA-compliant texting free for medical practices across America and accelerating the ubiquity of telemedicine. Crisis Management

How About COVID-19 AND the Economy?

Kainexus

Many conversations about our fight against the Coronavirus imply that combating the virus is unnecessarily destroying the economy. Or, said another way, to preserve the economy, we need to relax our fight against the virus

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How to Run Remote Design Thinking Workshops

ITONICS

Like everyone these days, we are experiencing challenging times when it comes to activating and engaging relationships with our customers. As seen all over the world, we decided to close our office, stop travelling and work from home instead.

5 innovative solutions to combat Coronavirus developed by creative companies

Idea to Value

Necessity is the mother of invention. This famous saying is especially true right now, as the world is struggling to contain the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. However, some companies and creative individuals have already come up with innovative solutions to the problem.

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.

Recession, Survival and Innovation

Destination Innovation

In times of severe recession should you cut costs and focus on survival or take the opportunity to invest in innovation so that you can benefit from the eventual recovery? Well the short answer is that you have to survive first.

The Energy Transition Needs A Structured Innovation Process

Paul Hobcraft

All of us are at present, caught up in the terrible spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). It is hard to think about other things when such societal and economic impact is hitting each of us every day.

Upskilling to drive growth in times of uncertainty

Innovation Excellence

Someone asked me recently, how many times I have reinvented myself and my business, throughout my long and stellar career. I found myself hard-pressed to accurately share the actual number.

Podcast S3E51: Stephen Shapiro – Using different lenses to reframe business problems

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with Stephen Shapiro about his new book, Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems.

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.

Best TV Box Sets

Destination Innovation

Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad. Here are my choices for the top TV box sets to binge watch. Breaking Bad. The very best. Bryan Cranston is brilliant as a high school chemistry teacher who starts a new career as a meth producer. Five seasons of compelling drama. The Sopranos.

Innovation, NASA-Style: 1% Inspiration, 99% Perspiration

IdeaScale

NASA’s need for innovation is near-constant. NASA has driven technological innovation in ways that might surprise you. The space program has delivered innovation everywhere from food safety to materials science to medicine. NASA didn’t get there by luck or sheer intellect.

Having a company vision is great, but if you set objectives and key result metrics with this OKR template you will fare much better.

Leapfrogging

Sometimes big visions can be powerful motivators to drive people, but clear objectives and metrics deliver results. I’ve worked with some of the world’s most innovative startups and big companies for over 25 years. In that time, I’ve seen leaders and teams become enamored with the idea of building their own “disruptive” future visions.

Innovation fails because humans have emotions

Idea to Value

A while back, one of my consulting partners from another office asked me to review their client’s innovation process. Their team had been engaged to review why their innovation process was not delivering results.

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.

WHO WILL BE IN ROOM 716?

Innovation Excellence

WHO WILL BE IN ROOM 716? Thursday, March 19th, 2020, will be a day I’ll never forget. My team and I landed in Southern California in the midst of the most widespread pandemic our world has faced in my lifetime. After we arrived at our (not small) hotel, we discovered that our group of four.

Coronavirus Crisis Only Heightens the Need for Innovation and Co-Creation

InnovationManagement

Those of us that work in the innovation management sector need no convincing of the benefits that it can bring to businesses and government departments all over the world. Adopting an innovative culture and approach allows an organisation to survive and thrive in the highly competitive modern business world and helps prevent them from becoming irrelevant or even obsolete. The post Coronavirus Crisis Only Heightens the Need for Innovation and Co-Creation appeared first on Innovation Management.

This Is A Defining Moment; Will You Squander It?

Daniel Burrus

New Year’s Day 2020 was the dawn of a new year, a new decade, and a strong stock market with strong growth forecasts, despite being an election year, in which a high level of uncertainty is prevalent. But now, with the global pandemic causing a much higher level of uncertainty, it’s never been more important to ask, “What are we certain about?”.

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We need to delay the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Idea to Value

Dear International Olympic Committee – IOC. We need to delay the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, for the following reasons: Japan’s elderly population. Tokyo’s crowded infrastructure. The athletes’ ability to perform.

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.

To Kill or Persevere: How Do You Score Innovation Projects?

Strategyzer Innovation

Leaders often struggle with judging and making decisions on innovation projects. When faced with several teams that have been working on new innovative business ideas, leaders find it difficult to choose the ideas to give further investment and the ideas to stop.

Why Communication is the Key to Enterprise Innovation?

IdeaScale

According to Harvard Business School professor Clay Christensen, 95% of all product innovations fail after their release on the market. This statistic points to a major discrepancy between the solutions that businesses are offering and the problems that customers want solved.

5 Ways To Foster Innovation Mentality Across Your Company

Game-Changer

Innovation is really about leadership. So how can you encourage innovation in your organization? There is no one thing, no recipe to follow. But, there are principles that you can follow to drive innovation in your organization. Here are 5 ways to foster innovation mentality across your organization: Be bold. Playing it safe doesn’t require effort. Most people and organizations live in a repetitive loop, where their habits are in control.

Podcast S3E51: Stephen Shapiro – Using different lenses to reframe business problems

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with Stephen Shapiro about his new book, Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems.

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.

12 of the Best Tools for Real-Time Team Collaboration

Innovation Leader

What are you using to collaborate, run brainstorming sessions, and move projects forward at this moment of remote work? Here are some tools our community recommended

Different Types Of Innovation: Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Idea Drop

Each year consulting firm PwC takes the pulse of leaders around the world to see what excites them, what concerns them, and what drives their actions now and in the future.

Don’t Disrupt, Create Better Options

Game-Changer

Throughout the school year a university in Mexico, Cetys, invited experts from outside to come to campus and talk about different topics to its students. I was invited to talk about disruptive innovation, but the COVID-19 virus changed that and classes and all other activities were cancelled. Still, the students wanted to hear from me and suggested we do the thing online. You bet, I said. So we connected through Google Meet and I delivered the topic.

The Fallacy of the Aha Moment & Overnight Success in Innovation

Idea to Value

We’ve all heard the story of Newton and the apple. According to the legend, he came up with the theory of gravity when he was sitting under a tree and an apple fell on his head, at which point it all suddenly dawned on him. We love to hear stories of these great aha moments. The question is, are they true? Are innovations really born out of these miraculous moments of insight? Let’s dig a little deeper. Why aha moments don’t really matter.

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.