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How Communities Are Leveraging Technology to Address Racial Equity


Overview: Technology is allowing communities to both understand the scale and the nature of racial inequity in their midst. By improving access to technology, developing more effective technology, and using it to drive policy, they’re beginning to address long-standing racial issues.

Pulse of Innovation: Finding Success with H2 and H3 Innovation


Every so often we ask our community to sound off on popular topics in innovation and share their best tips, tricks, and advice in hopes that their answers may inspire others in the field.

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Why It’s a Critical Time for Small Businesses to Have Quality IT Support

Business and Tech

Over the past two years, America’s small business owners have faced unthinkable challenges, and while we are now moving forward — albeit slowly — we know one of the biggest tools driving how we do business is the ever-evolving landscape of technology.

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Innovations linkages to Strategy is vitally important

Paul Hobcraft

I have just finished the second of a planned series with one of my favourite long-term collaborators Jeffrey Phillips. The link to this conversation is here , it is just over 15 minutes long. as a conversation between us, where we emphasise the important linkage between innovation and strategy.

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.

Archemedis’ “Eureka” moment was not about what you think

Idea to Value

If you spend enough time around innovators, you will often hear them speak about wanting to find their “Eureka Moment” Even though the eureka moment for business ideas is primarily a myth , the romance of the perfect idea is often attributed to the ancient Greek scientist Archimedes.

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How Nordstrom Is Using Innovation to Drive Better Results


Overview: Nordstrom, already facing headwinds due to changes in retail, has been using the data it aggregates to create more specific and meaningful private brands, bring in new labels for pop-ups, and other approaches that keep the 120-year-old department store relevant.

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The 2021 Digital Tonto Reading List

Digital Tonto

Many hoped that this year would be a return to normalcy and in some ways it has been. The trend toward popular authoritarianism seems to have ebbed and, for the most part, economies are back on. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Podcast S6E143: Janice Francisco – The personality profile of innovators

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Janice Francisco, founder of innovation consultancy Bridgepoint Effect. We speak about some interesting research into the personality profiles of innovators, and how understanding these can make groups work more effectively together.

People-first Leadership: Why It’s Important and How to Achieve It

3Q Leadership Blog

Post Views = 3532John F. Kennedy said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” The President had a good point and a strong understanding of what it means to be a successful leader.

What You Need to Know About Growing Your Own Cannabis

Business and Tech

In more and more states, it’s becoming legal to not only use marijuana both medically and recreationally, but to grow your own as well. The changing laws mean more people are growing cannabis than ever before, but what does it take to create a successful home grow? “If

2022 Guide to Corporate Meetings in the Metaverse

Digital fatigue? No sense of purpose or belonging? Meetings using limited technology often fall short for teams working remotely. So how do you bring spontaneous communication and collaboration to your meetings?Check out this guide to meeting in the Metaverse.

Business and concept validation through qualitative and quantitative data

Board of Innovation

Validation is the process of gathering evidence and learning around business ideas through experimentation and user testing, in order to make faster, informed, de-risked decisions.

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Why did I climb a 20,000 foot mountain to open a coke bottle?

Idea to Value

This post is a bit more personal. When I was 29, I took 5 months to travel around South America. While I was there, I spontaneously decided to climb a mountain. Not just any mountain. The 6,088 meter high Huayna Potosí in Bolivia. That is higher than.

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5 Myths of How Insights are Generated


Where do great ideas come from? There isn’t single source but I believe the best ideas are grounded on a unique insight. I’m not talking about the aha!

Why Laundry Is the Competitive Edge Landlords Need

Business and Tech

The rental market is volatile — and competitive. To get the most out of your property, offer what tenants want. There are more than 107 million renters in the United States — that’s nearly one-third of the total population.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

3 Ways Real-Time Financial Data Drives Business Intelligence


Finance is no stranger to using data in predictive analysis, forecasting, and more, but what can real-time data bring to the table? The post 3 Ways Real-Time Financial Data Drives Business Intelligence appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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Shoshin: The Beginner’s Mind

Idea to Value

There is a concept in Zen Buddhism known as shoshin, which means “beginner’s mind.”. Shoshin refers to the idea of letting go of your preconceptions and having an attitude of openness when studying a subject. When you are a true beginner, your mind is empty and open.

Leading for Creativity and Innovation

Rmukesh Gupta

One of the primary responsibilities of a leader is our ability to enable our teams to fuel their creativity and drive innovation.

How Technology is Empowering the Modern Property Manager

Business and Tech

Elizabeth Francisco, president of ResMan, offers expansive insights from being a woman in business to the rapid advancement of property management technology. Elizabeth Francisco President, ResMan. What is the largest challenge you’ve faced as a woman in business?

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Innovation and the Scientific Method


Most large organizations are led and managed very systematically, and they pride themselves on that. Managers and leaders within those organizations are usually smart, educated, and want to make data-driven, evidence-based decisions.

Yes, and…

Idea to Value

In improvised theatre, there is a technique which helps performers build on each others’ ideas. It is called “Yes, and…” In many everyday situations, when people are discussing new ideas, the first response of someone else hearing a new idea is why it will not work.

How Can Nonprofits Develop a Pilot Innovation Process that Works for Volunteers?


The innovation process (as variable as it can be) has a seemingly basic format no matter what your goal is: once you understand the problem, you identify some solutions to test. Those tests often occur in some limited, proof-of-concept format and are then rolled out for large-scale adoption.

Removing Barriers for Small Businesses During Challenging Times

Business and Tech

When CEO John Arensmeyer founded the non-profit Small Business Majority almost 16 years ago, he was committed to helping advance diverse entrepreneurs. As the nation struggles to bounce back from COVID-19, Arensmeyer is more dedicated than ever to paving a path for under-resourced business owners.

Fractional CTO Services Crafted for Tech Startups

Your startup is growing, and you realize that the next addition to your team should be someone with a technical background. Download this guide to discover the 3 steps for finding the perfect hire!

Leading the creation of an Innovation Ecosystem, the first 18 months


Invincible Leader of the Month: Sergey Zverev. It’s February 2020 and Sergey Sverev is asked to lead the launch of the Emerging Markets Innovation Access Studio (EMIAS), MSD’s new innovation arm. Designing an innovation ecosystem from scratch is a daunting task under normal circumstances.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lean and Lean Software


The Lean management methodology , also called Lean Production or Lean Manufacturing, was first developed based mainly on the management techniques of Toyota and other Japanese automakers; it was primarily used in manufacturing. Today, the approach has been embraced by almost every industry.



Michael Michalko

Imagine you gave your fiancée an engagement ring that cost over $10,000. After three months, your fiancée returns the ring to you and breaks off the engagement. You return to the jeweler with the ring and try to sell the ring back. You are only offered $3500. What do you do?

Why Being Digital Is a Key to Small Business Success

Business and Tech

If you ask the average entrepreneur or small business owner what lessons or skills they have learned and developed over the past year, there is one answer that comes up again and again: Zoom (AKA flexibility). .

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Emerging Technologies with Mario Malouin, PhD, CPA, CA: AI Edition

Innovators Alliance

Emerging technologies are something that innovative organizations should continue to pay close attention to.

All Leadership is Change Leadership

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Randy Pennington Taxi companies could have created a ride scheduling and payment app. They didn’t. There are a number of reasons why it didn’t happen, but the biggest reason was reluctance to challenge the status quo.


Michael Michalko

How would you describe the pattern in the following illustration? Most people see the pattern as a square composed of smaller squares or circles or as alternate rows of squares and circles. It cannot be easily seen as columns of alternate squares and circles.

Why It’s Time to End Cannabis-Related Incarceration

Business and Tech

The “Green Rush” has left tens of thousands still behind bars. It’s time to release our country’s cannabis prisoners, clear their records, and help them rebuild their lives. Sarah Gersten Executive Director and General Counsel, Last Prisoner Project.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.