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Why is developing digital products one of the solutions to overcome the crisis?


The officeless – now home office – is nothing new. Many organizations were already testing this type of distributed management. But still nothing on a large scale. Therefore, this at-home life’s effects were not felt as a need to realign strategies and even rethink business models. But today, there is no way to postpone the innovation plans in the pipeline. Rethinking how to do your business is an urgent demand to be aligned with this new user behavior.

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Your Organization Grows When Its People Grow


The goal of every leaders is to leave people better than you found them. Unfortunately this is an anomaly in many organizations since the modus operandi is the opposite: not develop employees for fear they’ll take your job or leave.


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You’re Awesome! How Sarcasm Enhances Creativity

Innovation in Practice

Sarcasm is the idea of using irony in a way to mock somebody or to insult them. While sarcasm can be insulting and hurtful to somebody, it also has an important positive aspect. . Sarcasm can lead to higher levels of creativity. .

Hindsight is 2020: The Hindsight Bias

Idea to Value

The phrase Hindsight is 20/20 usually refers to the fact that it is usually easier to analyse and evaluate events after they have already happened, rather than when you’re in the middle of them.

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!

Tony Hsieh – The Remarkable Cultural Innovator at Zappos

Destination Innovation

Tony Hsieh (pronounced Shay) was born in 1973 in Illinois. His parents were immigrants from Taiwan who met at graduate school. Hsieh studied computer science at Harvard University where he was a member of a prize-winning programming contest team.

How Can You Align Product Development with Business Strategy?


When developing new products, organization leaders must ensure their efforts align with the overall business strategy. This is essential for success because it relates the new product to the company mission. According to product development research, one in seven product ideas will be successful.

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Boston Dynamics’ robots have learned how to dance :)

Idea to Value

Boston Dynamics has taught its Robots how to dance. While the following viral video may look like CGI, it is in fact real. Boston Dynamics, the company based in Waltham, Massachusetts , makes some of the most advanced bipedal and mobile robots in the world.

Pfizer Pharmaceutical, AstraZeneca and Amazon to Build New Innovation Laboratory in Israel

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The Innovation Lab will have a budget of 10 million dollars, will be located in the Rehovot Science Park and will begin operations in 2021. The partners will include the pharmaceutical companies Teva and Merck, as well as the Biotech Fund. Innovation

Are Too Many Zoom Meetings Stifling Your Creativity?


2020 has been a year of change management around how we work, particularly with videoconferencing.

Trends Drive Value- Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft

Adam Hartung

Every industrial "era" is based in technology innovation. Those innovations are valued by investors and are reflected in the stock market. Watch carefully for the trends. eBooks Innovation Investing Strategy Trends amazon citi group General Electric Google Microsoft stock market value

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.

Podcast S4E93: Christiane Michaelis – How art can help businesses learn to be creative

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Founder of the Dirty Easel, Christiane Michaelis. We speak about what it takes for people to get back in touch with their inner creativity, and how art can be used to unlock this.

Mistakes Were Made: The Great Molasses Flood of 1919


On January 15, 1919, in the North End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, a large storage tank ow ned by the Purity Brewing Company filed with 2.3 million gallons of molasses weighing approximately 12,000 tons burst.

How a Pandemic Promoted Innovation in Manufacturing


Like all industries, manufacturing has seen many changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. In just a few short months, supply chains were cut off, and manufacturers were forced to innovate or close their doors.

Member Spotlight: Steven Rader

Innovation Leader

Steven Rader is the Deputy Director of the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation at NASA. We sat down with Steven as part of our IL Member Spotlight series

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.

Care to Do Better: Key Insights from Accenture’s 2020 Report

A high-level summary of Accenture’s latest report on rebuilding the employer-employee relationship.

You’re Awesome! How Sarcasm Enhances Creativity

Innovation in Practice

Sarcasm is the idea of using irony in a way to mock somebody or to insult them. While sarcasm can be insulting and hurtful to somebody, it also has an important positive aspect. . Sarcasm can lead to higher levels of creativity. .

How a Pandemic Promoted Innovation in Manufacturing


Like all industries, manufacturing has seen many changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. In just a few short months, supply chains were cut off, and manufacturers were forced to innovate or close their doors.

Making Transformation Happen at DBS, Charles Schwab

Innovation Leader

Leaders from DBS and Charles Schwab discuss how their industries are pivoting to meet new needs during the pandemic

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.

From idea to commercial proof in 10 weeks – idea generation at the forefront

Innovation 360 Group

Statistics belie the common misconception that you can transform a eureka moment into a commercial success.

023: The Temptation of Creative Ideas: How We View Ideas Differently Depending on the Source

Innovation in Practice

The next time you come up with a great idea, do me a favor – don’t share it with anyone! If you want your ideas to have the best chance of getting accepted and implemented, then be careful how you share them. People evaluate ideas differently.

#2,050 – 2021 Breakthrough Nominee: The Talk Graph

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

One of the biggest trends of 2020 was the rise of audio centric apps and services. From podcasting and smart speakers, to voice controlled assistants and hearables, audio was all the rage.

I Have a Question…

Phil McKinney

“Dad – what’s that?” My daughter, 4 or 5, was in her car seat as we were running errands. She grew impatient with my delay in answering her question. she said as she pointed out her window at the curb. “It’s It’s called a curb,” I explained. What’s it made of?” Cement.” What’s cement?”

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.

How to transform your organizational culture with Design Thinking


Companies of all sizes, operating in the most diverse segments, strive to promote creativity, consequently innovating consciously. What all recognized innovation leaders have in common is that, at some point, they have transformed their culture. How do you transform something as integrated as a business culture? Some methods can help with this process, methods that are made just for this. That is the case of Design Thinking , a structured approach to innovation.

How To Make Your Online Business More Efficient

The Human Factor

Since the rise of the pandemic at the end of 2019, we have seen millions of businesses close their doors for the last time. This has caused many businesses to change the way they run by switching to an entirely online business.

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#2,046 – The Greatest Ideas of 2020

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

2020 may have been the worst year ever but it was also one of the greatest years ever in terms of innovation.

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Navigating with wisdom on the stormy waters of 2021

Values Centered Innovation

2020 was a year that we didn’t see coming. Our vision was blindsided, our foresight clouded. While there are many, many lessons to be learned from this year of 2020, it’s that the days are over for having the world slow down enough to allow a carefully engineered cruise to well-defined outcomes.

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.

The Missing Lens of Innovation

Business Innovation Design

Transcript Hi, I’m Jeffrey Tjendra the founder of Business Innovation Design. I’ll be sharing with you about the missing lens of innovation. Human desirability. Technical feasibility. Business viability. This is the world-famous Venn diagram used to describe what innovation is about.

5 Ways To Bounce Back From A Difficult Year To Achieve Business Success In 2021

The Human Factor

source. Let’s face it; 2020 was something of a false start to the new decade. However, the fact your business is surviving shows that there is an opportunity to start thriving in 2021. . Nonetheless, there will be no time to waste as you look to get yourself back on track for an effective new year.

#2,048 – 2021 Breakthrough Nominee: Vision AI

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

What’s the Next Big Thing going to be? Virtual Reality? The Internet of Things? Synthetic Biology? Genetic editing? What about Vision AI?


Idea Champions

"Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck. Your profession is what you're put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling." - Vincent van Gogh. "If If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you.


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.”