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5 Myths That Kill Transformation And Change

Digital Tonto

Many traditional notions about change management are not only wrong, they can actually kill a transformational effort even before it really starts. Transformation is always a journey, never a. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts

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Blockchain For Dummies

Innovation Excellence

By Aaron de Miranda Colaço. Blockchain. It’s so hard to understand it, and it’s so new. Our goal here is to provide a simple description, readable in 2 minutes, about what Blockchain is and what it does.

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Why You Should Disrupt Yourself - and How I Did


I had the pleasure of interviewing Whitney Johnson, author of Disrupt Yourself, and formerly co-founder of Rose Park Advisors alongside Clayton Christensen, way back when in episode #13 of Future Squared

Podcast S4E79: Gaia Grant – the profile of highly effective innovators

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Dr Gaia Grant, a researcher into innovation and founder of Tirian Consulting. We speak about the need for contextual ambidexterity and the profile of highly effective innovators.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The Trifecta of Innovative Project Portfolio Management


Would you like fries with that? You were probably asked this question at some point or another while ordering a hamburger—and for good reason, too. After all, what goes better with a mouthwatering burger than some golden-crispy french fries? It’s a match made in heaven.

A Conversation is the Smallest Unit of Change

Tim Kastelle

“Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)” -Walt Whitman, Song of Myself. After I used the term sympoiesis in a grasp for something other than the lures of autopoiesis, Katie King told me about M.

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When Discovering Customer Needs, How Do You Get Beyond Survey Bias?


When Yamaha conducts research to drive product development, they've found opportunities in previously unexplored areas of incremental change. Learn more in this podcast interview. The post When Discovering Customer Needs, How Do You Get Beyond Survey Bias? appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Here’s Our List of 2020 Impact Award Winners

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A list of winners from our 2020 Impact Awards


Tesla: Our Next-Gen Battery Tech Will Help Create a $25,000 Electric Car

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Tesla plans on incorporating the new battery tech and manufacturing methods in 12 to 18 months with full utilization in three years. News and Trends

5 Ways for Avoiding Digital Pollution When Creating New Products


Technology is an integral part of product development. Though it provides many benefits, there are also drawbacks. One potential problem is the presence of unwanted consequences. When this digital pollution becomes a problem, how can you address it? What is digital pollution?

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

What Is Innovation – From Definition to Practice


While many of our regular readers are very familiar with the nuances of innovation, it’s such a difficult concept that we still come across a lot of confusion and misinformation surrounding the term in most companies – and of course the population at large.

The Innovation Landscape in the life sciences

Board of Innovation

Drug Development is incremental innovation. Don’t fall into the trap of calling something innovative just because it is expensive and new. The post The Innovation Landscape in the life sciences appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Life sciences

Twitter Is Testing Audio DMs

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The follow-up to June's voice tweets. News and Trends

How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love

Tullio Siragusa

How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love. Every human being on this planet spends considerable time searching for love. Today is the era of speed dating, matchmaking, online dating, and every other modality you can think of. It’s no longer a question of being able to find love, the issue is more often than not finding someone to hang on to. Sometimes we are not the right person and other times we start blaming “them” or point fingers at “them” for not being able to understand us.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

6 Financial Skills Every Leader Should Have


Whether you’re a manager at your organization or an entrepreneur leading the charge for a brand new company, financial skills are crucial to your success both professionally and personally.

The Principles of Lean in Banking


We often get questions about whether the Lean management methodology can be applied in the financial services industry. Because of its manufacturing roots, many people assume that it doesn’t apply to banking or other services-oriented sectors.


Why Did AI as a Capability Just Get More Important?

Innovation Leader

“Digital transformation of the typical company has been massively accelerated,” Harvard Professor Karim Lakhani says. And that…is an antecedent to AI being deployed and scaled

Stir It Up: The Agitator’s role in innovation

The Future Shapers

Organisations that are complacent or stuck in the status quo will not have the perspective or desire required to create truly innovative solutions. If not given a jolt from time-to-time, innovation teams will tend to revert to limiting behaviors.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

The life science innovation landscape

Board of Innovation

Don’t fall into the trap of calling something innovative just because it is expensive and new. Map your innovation initiatives, discuss and reflect. The post The life science innovation landscape appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Life sciences

3 Tips To Lead Strong During Uncertain Times

Innovation Excellence

“Stability breeds efficiency and complacency. Instability breeds resilience and innovation”. Given we are in a sustained period of instability, how as leaders do we dial up the resilience and innovation, without burning out ourselves or the teams we lead?

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Making the ROI Case for Digital Innovation Tools

Innovation Leader

Amy Kramer of Maritz Global Events shares the Executive Dashboard structure she uses to clearly communicate the value her team is creating in the current climate

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The swimmer, the fisherman, and the deep-sea diver

The Future Shapers

Using the ocean as a metaphor we can examine the differing knowledge states that exist, or must be acquired, depending on your degree of interaction with the ocean. Think of a swimmer, fisherman and a deep sea diver.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Measuring the impact of your circular strategy

Board of Innovation

Learn what circular impact means and how you can measure it for your business! It's important to translate your strategy into tangible KPIs and measurable targets. The post Measuring the impact of your circular strategy appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Circular economy

How to screw up the experience survery

Innovation Excellence

I recently spent a day in New York City. The weather was dreary so it was a perfect day to see a Broadway matinee. Of course, no one wants to pay those Broadway prices.

How banks can build customer loyalty through design


Nowadays, clients have become the protagonists in B to C interactions. They are increasingly demanding and knowledgeable. These changes in user consumption behavior must always be on your radar, for banks and other financial institutions.

Strike first, throw second

The Future Shapers

Conventional product life cycle stages are market development, growth, maturity, and decline. Poor assumptions in the first stage result in exuberant costs in the later stages.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

6 Financial Skills Every Leader Should Have


Whether you’re a manager at your organization or an entrepreneur leading the charge for a brand new company, financial skills are crucial to your success both professionally and personally.

Video: Highlights from Digitizing the Innovation Team

Innovation Leader

Alex Slawsby of Innovation Leader, shares highlights from the recent “Digitizing the Innovation Team” report. Get best practices for integrating new tools into your organization

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Play Bold: Whose story are you?

Innovation 360 Group

In this episode, Magnus Penker interviews the Hollywood producer, actor, performance artist, and Parsons New School Professor. Play Bold Podcast


Digital Twins: what it is, how it works, and the advantages of this technology


Have you heard of Digital Twins? Do you know how the tools and methods under this concept work? It is capable of creating virtual models of objects, processes, and large systems. That is exactly what we will show you throughout this article. What Digital Twins Technology is and How It Works.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”