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To Drive Innovation, We Need To Hire For Diversity And Empathy

Digital Tonto

We need to focus far less on specific skills and “types” and far more on getting people with diverse skills, backgrounds and perspectives to work together effectively Related posts: 4 Ways To Beat. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Diversity Innovation

How do you apply the three horizon framework in your thinking? Steve Blank you are limiting your thinking.

Paul Hobcraft

Presently the three horizon model for innovation is argued as no longer applying to innovation as it has been suggested, or I feel so, in a recent article written by Steve Blank.

“Decouple” the Value Chain to Drive Digital Disruption

Leapfrogging

“Decoupling” the value chain is the next big strategy for digital innovation and business models. Digital disruption isn’t just about the internet or mobile technology. It’s about the digitally-driven business models that forever transform business as usual no matter what you’re doing.

5 Charts That Show Challenges of AI Adoption in the Enterprise

Game-Changer

The Next Economy will be driven by 10 key emerging technologies , underpinning them all is artificial intelligence. At this point, AI is blogged and reported about intensely on a day-to-day basis.

The 7 Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations

While a sustainable standardized method of innovation still eludes most organizations - having this in your toolbox is a game changer! Discover the 7 essential habits for enabling companies to systemize and establish innovation as a core competency.

10 Things Your Corporate Venture Capital Arm Must Do

Rocketspace

Pursuing external innovation can be difficult within an organization, as many lack the team and tools to do so. Corporate Venture Capital can spur an organization’s growth by opening doors to new technologies while mitigating risk.

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Innovating when everything is "as a service"

RTI Innovation Advisors

I've been talking with a number of people who are more connected and smarter than me about digital transformation.

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5 Ways To Use Generalists Inside Your Organization

Game-Changer

Most organizations don’t know what to do with Generalists. Which begs the question: How do you use Generalists inside your organization? First, let’s define the difference between specialists and generalists.

The surprising building block for innovating in the digital age

Exago

What if we could get our people and partners to work and innovate together as one global team towards digital transformation? And to do it seamlessly across functions, regions and job titles? The recent Arthur D.

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The Travel & Hospitality Industry is Being Disrupted, Again.

Leapfrogging

Airbnb disrupted hotels. Now big travel and hospitality companies are going after the next disruptive innovation themselves before getting blindsided yet again. If you’ve followed my Inc.com column , you know I work with both big companies and start-ups around the world. My research, consulting and speaking give me a glimpse into the fledgling trends and upstarts that will one day become tomorrow’s business behemoths.

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Leveraging the Benefits of Open Innovation

IdeaScale

Open innovation is innovation where companies or organizations reach out to other companies, individuals, and the general public to create innovative products and services. Some open innovation partnerships include colleges and universities. The internet has made this type of innovation far more feasible than it once was. Knowledge is widely distributed, and relying solely upon internal research can limit an organization’s innovative capacity.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

How AI Is Changing Our Lives

Game-Changer

Artificial intelligence is one of the major technologies powering the next industrial revolution. The concept which was conceived 75 years ago is starting to change the way we relate to machines. According to a well-detailed infographic on the evolution of artificial intelligence , the projected value of the AI software market in 2025 would have grown to $59.8 billion. As such, companies are increasingly adopting AI technology as no one wants to be left behind when the AI gold rush begins.

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Four Ways to Nudge Smarter Innovation

Innovation Excellence

I love behavioral science. Together with related disciplines such as perceptual science, cognitive linguistics and cognitive psychology, I’ve found it to be incredibly useful in helping us both to innovate, and to communicate our innovations more effectively.

Prioritize Your Best Ideas With One Powerful Tool

Leapfrogging

Innovation is as much about choosing what not to do as it is about deciding what you’re going to do. I’ll never forget the words of a client of mine, an executive at PepsiCo: “ We can do anything, but we can’t do everything,” he said to me. So true. But most companies forget this fact. They try to do everything, and then don’t do anything very well.

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10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 4: Communication and Transparency

HYPE Innovation

This is the fourth part of the broader series on "The 10 Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that should come in handy if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Employee Engagement Propels Innovation

Planview Spigit

Most companies will agree that innovation is critical to sustaining growth and remaining competitive. Creating a culture of innovation is seen by most business leaders as the number one way to drive innovation for the business. However, for this culture to exist, employee engagement is imperative.

Top-down or bottom-up – How do you start building an innovative culture?

Innovation Excellence

When we ask innovation leaders why they haven’t been able to reach their innovation goals, probably the single most common explanation is their company culture.

The Packaging Industry is Massive, and It’s About to Be Disrupted

Leapfrogging

Technology isn’t just for creating new products and services. Disruptive technologies are transforming the packaging that comes with just about everything we buy. Imagine a day when you receive an alert from your refrigerator as you walk past 7-11 because the carton of milk at your home just expired. Or a day when you receive a robocall warning you that the bag of lettuce you’re planning on using for your salad is tainted with e-coli.

An Innovation Risk-Reduction Matrix for Intrapreneurs

The Future Shapers

Last year I saw Alexander Osterwalder, the originator of the Business Model Canvas ( BMC ?) speak in Berlin about his upcoming book on measuring innovation. He has ideas worth considering, and, I believe his model can be expanded upon for corporate intrapreneurs. An approach to measuring innovation.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

4 Ways To Empower Change In Your Organization

Digital Tonto

To overcome disruption for the long-term, you need to not just transform the organization but, more importantly, the fundamental beliefs that drive it. Related posts: If You Want To Change The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Keystone Change Surviving Victory Transformation

Why Do Startups Fail?

Innovation Excellence

Premise: There has been enough written about startups and reasons why almost all of them fail. So, why write another post about this?

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10 Innovative FinTech business models

Board of Innovation

From opening accounts to insurance underwriting and credit profiling, FinTech startups are piggybacking on the various services of traditional banks and flipping the conventional business models in the financial industry. The post 10 Innovative FinTech business models appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise Inspiration

Sustainable futures based on Shakespeare

Norbert Bol

Last week I wrote about the use of narratives in strategic foresight using the speeches of Steve Jobs as examples (see last week’s blog ). Narratives can be helpful in finding opportunities and limits in a challenging environment.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Innovation or Disruption: What’s Your Aim?

IdeaScale

The terms “innovation” and “disruption” are commonly used in today’s business world. Often, they’re treated as interchangeable, but they’re not the same thing. Innovation takes a vision and turns it into reality. Disruption is innovation, but not all innovation is disruption, just like all squares are technically rectangles , but not all rectangles are squares. It’s not even as simple as that, because sometimes innovations become disruptive after reaching a tipping point.

How To Prepare Your Organization For Innovation

Innovation Excellence

In 1919, Mahatma Gandhi initiated a campaign of civil disobedience, including the sale of banned literature, fasting, prayer and work stoppages, to protest the oppressive Rowlatt Acts the British had recently passed.

Are Our Souls on Treadmills??

Mills-Scofield

This academic year the cost of putting kids on treadmills from Pre-K onward is slapping me in the face through the students I mentor. I’ve seen students’ stress, anxiety and depression increasing over the past few years but not with the exponential leap I’ve seen this year.

Empowering Employees to Think More Creatively and Act as Innovators

Innocentive

By Jon A. Fredrickson, VP, Chief Innovation Officer

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Analysis of how 3.5 million employees using Spigit ideate proves innovation is a science, and can be measured.

50+ Innovation Quotes and What They Can Teach You

Viima

Often times when innovation is present in any form of written material, it is accompanied with an inspiring quote from an inventor, idol, philosopher or some other great person in history. Innovation Quotes Inspiration

Simple Mind Game Shows How Fast Technology is Accelerating

Innovation Excellence

We’re not wired to think exponentially, and this trivial thought experiment will prove just how hard it is. We most often get the future wrong because, to paraphrase economist Paul Romer, “Opportunities don’t add up, they multiply.”

Why Some Ideas Never Get Heard!

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: I have been reading and writing about ideas and how ideas spread and the role they play in innovation.

7 examples of how companies can gain from customer insights

Board of Innovation

Empathy interviews and market research are all well and good. But it's really when you walk a mile in your customer's shoes that you strike gold. Here are some examples of how companies can and have gained from investing in more than just face time with their customer. The post 7 examples of how companies can gain from customer insights appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise customer insights design sprint design thinking Empathy interviews

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.