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I aim to put more innovation into the front end of Energy

Paul Hobcraft

I see the front end of energy as the critical feeding-in point for the energy transition. So what does this means exactly? The front end of energy for me is the point of discovery and validation. It is the place I feel I can make the best contribution within the energy transition.

5 Ideas That Are Stopping Companies From Going Fully Remote


Is the future of work remote? It’s more of a hybrid between remote and in person. Though the pandemic is far from over, companies are starting to go back to office and bringing their employees with them.


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Achieve Breakthroughs with Strategy Execution Software


One of the most critical responsibilities of leadership teams in organizations of all types and sizes is to set the strategic direction and develop an executable plan to achieve the most important key performance indicators.

Interview with Design Thinking Leader Steven Forth on What Makes Business Model Innovation So Challenging


Ibbaka is a consulting and technology development company focused on helping companies bring innovations to market and to help them to scale.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Abundance Mindset vs Scarcity Mindset

Idea to Value

Is the glass half full or half empty? If you succeed at something, does that mean that someone else needs to lose?

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We Are Entering A New Era Of Innovation. Here’s What We Need To Do:

Digital Tonto

There’s no doubt that digital technology has been highly disruptive. In industry after industry, from retail to media to travel and hospitality, nimble digital upstarts have set established. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The Best Templates for Agile Methodology


Agile methodology is one of the most popular methods of software development and is a great way to organize and plan projects with your team.

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Podcast S6E129: Robert Wright – Protecting your idea with Intellectual Property

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Intellectual Property lawyer Robert Wright about the different ways to protect your ideas and innovation.

The Value Prop Canvas Tool Will Speed Up Innovation Processes in Your Business


As a consultant, I’ve had the chance to work with some of the world’s biggest businesses and organizations to help guide innovation initiatives and business strategies.

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Future-Proofing Hotel In-Room Entertainment

Business and Tech

Today’s hotel guests want to bring their own content and preferences, streamed to their own devices. Here’s how hotels can prepare for a future defined by personalization and powered by connectivity. The share of Americans who subscribe to a traditional cable package has dropped to just 56 percent.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Innovation project or Innovation Capability?

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been writing, speaking and consulting about innovation for over 15 years, and I'm constantly amazed by the different perspectives and definitions about innovation.

How new experiences make you more creative

Idea to Value

One of the most effective ways to improve your creativity short-term is to have an unexpected experience. Research by Prof Simone Ritter has shown that variety and new experiences can improve an individuals’ performance on divergent thinking tasks, a test of creativity.

How to apply Behavioral Design to healthcare

Board of Innovation

Modern healthcare challenges require the development of solutions that interrupt your existing processes and need new capabilities. Behavioral Design is one of the capabilities that will be an asset for you as your products, services, and portfolios disrupt and are disrupted.

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A Crucial Step Toward Pandemic Recovery and Revitalizing Hospitality

Business and Tech

Despite being among the hardest hit by the pandemic, hotels are the only segment of the hospitality and leisure industry yet to receive direct COVID-related federal aid. Chip Rogers President and CEO, American Hotel & Lodging Association.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

How to Break the 5 Habits That Hurt Ideation


Many companies find it hard to prioritize ideation. Here are five ways to break the pattern and gather a wealth of ideas for your organization. The post How to Break the 5 Habits That Hurt Ideation appeared first on InnovationManagement.

How Leading with Love Makes Leadership Easier

Idea to Value

What is the most important thing when it comes to business? You would think it is marketing, business strategy , revenue, branding, human capital, and profit – and you’re wrong! While all of these are critical aspects of any successful business, love is first. Yes, it is love.

Re-thinking stage-gate innovation

Board of Innovation

8 areas for succeeding in using stage-gate processes for innovation. The post Re-thinking stage-gate innovation appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Innovation strategy Capability building

Chip Conley Discusses the Impacts of COVID-19 & Evolving Technology on the Modern Hotelier

Business and Tech

Hotelier and entrepreneur Chip Conley shares his advice for hospi t ality professionals facing the many challenges of COVID-19. What are the top challenges facing hoteliers and hospitality professionals today?

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.

Leading for growth: Unleash The Potential In Those You Lead


As a leader, how confident are you that employees feel supported and motivated around you? This is an important question for you to reflect on because it is telling in how effective you are at leading. If you believe employees are fired up when they’re around you, then cheers to you.

How having children makes fathers’ brains less imaginative

Idea to Value

Everyone knows that having a child changes your life. But did you know that it also physically changes a parents’ brain? And in the case of fathers, that this might lead to them becoming less creative?

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Building an Agile & Innovative Organization


In recent years, more and more companies have realized the need for innovation as they’ve seen businesses all around them, and perhaps even their own business, being disrupted.

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Technology Drives Hospitality’s Recovery by Enhancing the Human Touch

Business and Tech

From contactless transactions to the seamless integration of artificial intelligence, technology is putting hotel and restaurant guests in control of their journeys, delivering a new level of hyper-personalization. Robert Firpo-Cappiello Editor-in-Chief, Hospitality Technology.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Innovation Teams within Organizations

Tips for building and sustaining innovation teams within your organizational culture. Successful organizations understand that innovation should be embedded directly into their culture and way of doing business. This is an individual innovative mindset that also is alive in innovative teams.

Avoid the Addition Bias

Innovation Excellence

Have you noticed that almost every photo that you take with your camera or mobile phone can be improved by cropping? As we take away extraneous background details, we bring the subject into clearer view.

What is the 70-20-10 Rule of Innovation and How to Use It


Innovation comes with many challenges. One of the most common is the allocation of resources to innovation. The 70-20-10 model has been used by some of the biggest corporate giants as a rule of innovation. But can you replicate this ratio in your own organization? Let's find out!

5 Tips to Set Yourself Up for Success in the Culinary Industry

Business and Tech

The culinary industry has always been a competitive one, but I suspect things might just get even more competitive following a pandemic and many unfortunate layoffs. The nice thing is, while culinary seems cutthroat on the surface, it actually doesn’t have to be.

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Investing in Innovation: Making Your Money Pay Off for Your Business

In a world where change is the only constant, innovation is key. Growth Strategies

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Thank You for Your Thinkers50 Nominations

Innovation Excellence

Just wanted to write a quick post to thank you all for your support over the years as I’ve done my best to make innovation insights accessible for the greater good.

Why Offer Employees Unlimited PTO

Tullio Siragusa

Why Offer Employees Unlimited PTO. Employees with unlimited paid time off (PTO) are not given a specific number of paid days off at the start of the year. Rather, they can take leaves when they need them as long as it does not disrupt the company’s operations. This gives the employee a lot of flexibility and compensates them for making good use of their time. What are the benefits and drawbacks of unlimited PTO? What is Unlimited PTO.

Understanding the Building Blocks of Hospitality

Business and Tech

The hospitality industry is facing rapid changes as technology advances and the modern consumer demands more. Michigan State University’s Karthik Namasivayam offers advice. Karthik Namasivayam Director, The School of Hospitality Business, Eli Broad College of Management , Michigan State University.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!