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The 4 types of innovators: hunters, builders, explorers, and experimenters

Board of Innovation

Board of Innovation helps companies who want to stay ahead of the curve. Over the past years, we’ve supported many leading organizations like GE, Philips, ING, and AB-Inbev in designing and executing innovation strategies. By assisting multiple global innovation leaders in their innovation journeys over the years, we got to see how innovation itself has. Continue reading. The post The 4 types of innovators: hunters, builders, explorers, and experimenters appeared first on Board of Innovation.

Don’t be a Zebra, Be a Giraffe

Destination Innovation

Zebra stands for Zero Evidence but Really Adamant. Zebras are people who see things in black and white. They are sure of their own opinions and they disdain information or science which undermines their beliefs. The king of the Zebras is Donald Trump.

The Value of Knowing When to Pivot


You have to know when to pivot.

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring Innovators


I’ve talked at length about how companies aiming to attract innovators to their organization shoot themselves in the foot , because the culture they have doesn’t embrace innovation. Still, let’s ask: How do you hire innovators?

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Measuring Innovation Performance

Why do only a third of the organizations worldwide have formal innovation metrics in place despite accepting that innovation is critical to survival? Download this eBook to learn about the 5 basic principles that guide every successful innovation process.

Key Challenges Facing The Mobility Industry


The mobility industry is changing. As autonomous and electric cars become the norm, what will the infrastructure look like? How many charge points are needed to sustain demand? How long will it take to charge each vehicle? What will the queues be like?

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65% of Venture Capital-backed deals fail to return investment, and only 4% make substantial returns

Idea to Value

Everyone knows that investing in innovative new ideas carries a degree of risk. However, new data from Correlation Ventures shows just how risky investing in new companies can be. The chart above shows the financial outcomes for 21,640 different financing deals between 2004 and 2013 (note that these were the total number of deals, not individual companies).

What Could Happen in a World That’s 4 Degrees Warmer


Last week the U.N. released a report with not so surprising news: Earth has 12 years to avert climate change catastrophe. This isn’t surprising because it’s been widely talked about and reported for decades, and we’re feeling it; but here we are not taking it seriously.

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5 Things to Consider Before Making a Corporate Event Hire in London


There are so many ways your corporate event could crash and burn. There's a ton of preparation and planning involved. How many guests are you expecting? Do you have enough seating? Have you considered guests dietary restrictions and preferences? Is the event space easy to get to?


Will Blockchain Disrupt the Healthcare Industry?


Medical technology is advancing quickly, and yet, where blockchain fits is an open question. One of the biggest concerns in health care is records. Patient records, their portability, their access, and who has them is on the minds of doctors, patients, and government regulators.

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.

What’s Next For Steve Blank And The Lean Startup?

Digital Tonto

The Silicon Valley guru is on a never ending search to find a better way to solve problems Related posts: The Lean Startup Is Doing More Than Transforming Business, It’s Changing The World. The Lean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation Lean Startup

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Hospitality Industry Leading the Building of a Sustainable Future

Innovation Excellence

Hotel Terra in Wyoming is set on the edge of Grand Teton National Park and south of Yellowstone National Park, with some of the most breathtaking scenery you’ll find anywhere on the United States.

There Is a Secret to Creative Success for Everyone


One Friday night, I forced myself to leave the office. This is more impressive than it might seem, at first: you entrepreneurs will know what I’m talking about.) I’d made my way to the couch and was parked there, watching Jeff Lynne’s ELO: Wembley or Bust on Showtime.

Running Effective Innovation Workshops

Innovation in Practice

I’ve mentioned in a previous post that innovation is a team sport. The strongest teams are characterized by functional, gender, and cultural diversity among its members. And, teams that are successful at innovation are committed to ongoing growth via avenues such as innovation workshops.

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

Data Storage Is Becoming A Massive Problem, DNA May Be The Answer

Digital Tonto

DNA has the potential to be a million times more powerful than current technologies Related posts: Data Bias Is Becoming A Massive Problem. Why Energy Storage May Be The Most Important Technology In. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Genomics New Era of Innovation Startups

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Improve Your Innovation Process with Innovation Journey Maps

Innovation Excellence

The Customer Journey Map is a popular management tool. It is a visual representation of customer interactions with a company and a tool to investigate, analyse and thus improve customer experiences. Let’s borrow the tool and adapt it for our purposes.

5 ways global brands can survive in a world of hyper-localism

The Future Shapers

What kind of strategy should brands follow in the age of Trump and Brexit?

The most frustrating aspect of chatbots? They talk back

Board of Innovation

You know that feeling? You talk to your friend about buying something. A few hours later you get an ad on Facebook for that product. In my case that moment came a few weeks ago, a friend and I were talking about re-selling some baby stuff, and later that day Facebook presented me with advertisements for. Continue reading. The post The most frustrating aspect of chatbots? They talk back appeared first on Board of 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.

Guest Post: Market Opportunity Navigator by Sharon Tal-Itzkovitch

Grasshopper Herder

Identifying your target market is crucial to product success. Use this method and guide to set a promising strategic focus. The post Guest Post: Market Opportunity Navigator by Sharon Tal-Itzkovitch appeared first on Business Model Canvas Customer Development Lean Startup Generative Market Research Generative Product Research prioritization Strategy

The Hair On Fire Use Case

Innovation Excellence

Elon Musk is often hailed as a visionary, and rightly so. Tesla, not to mention his other ventures, has the mark of a business that can truly change the world. When he co-founded the company in 2003, electric cars seemed like a pipe dream.


Beyond the Obvious

The Killer Questions are used in the Ideation phase of FIRE. The point of the Killer Questions is to keep you focused on a specific facet of your organization, your customer, your product, or your operations, but at the same time keep your search for ideas expansive within that area.

Is finance too low-tech to support sustainability innovations?

Norbert Bol

In the october edition of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Christensen et al. 2018) conclude that they were surprised about the low-tech financial decision rules that are being applied to green office investments.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

A rigorous, quantitative analysis of corporate innovation cultures – the most comprehensive study on this topic ever.

Why We’re Digging Deep at Lean Startup Conference 2018

Moves the Needle

It’s that time of year again: the temperature is dropping, leaves are changing colors, and after a sleepy summer, companies are ready to reflect on how they are going to improve their operation for the new year.

How to Overcome 3 Big Obstacles in the Way of Your Innovation Idea

Innovation Excellence

“It’s tough when markets change and your people within the company don’t.” – Harvard Business Review It is widely recognized that innovation is invaluable when it comes to driving forward organisations in today’s competitive environment and increasingly technology-driven markets.

Embracing open banking and API ecosystem


If implemented effectively, open banking will unlock innovation that will transform and improve the customer banking experience. David Beardmore. Banking And Finance, Open Standards And Open Apis. Overview of open banking . Third party providers. Potential Impact. Barclays Case Study.

Open innovation challenges – How to overcome the most common ones?


The popularity of open innovation doesn’t come as a surprise as the use of external sources can expand the innovation potential of an organization. Open Innovation Innovation

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.

The 5 Best Management Apps for the Innovative Workplace


Businesses are always on the lookout for the next best idea that will help skyrocket them to success - but, once you've found this new idea, how do you put it into motion? Strategies Boomerang Clockify google innovation project managment SyncSpace tasks team management Trello

How to Create Cluster Clutter

Innovation Excellence

Digital health ecosystems have spread around the world.

Three Steps to Create a 21st-Century Work Culture

Faisal Hoque

Here’s how to drive independent thinking, collaboration, and innovation within your organization. The post Three Steps to Create a 21st-Century Work Culture appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author.