Sat.Mar 18, 2017 - Fri.Mar 24, 2017

How to Practice The Art of The Possible

Game-Changer

Innovative leaders and organizations practice the art of the possible. What is the key trait all innovators have? Curiosity, which enables them look beyond the obvious and consider possibilities. Innovation is about new, surprising and better options.

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Exago

Exago’s 3.6 idea management software release is a major leap forward from the previous versions. With a brand new homepage look and feel, it offers additional idea review gates and a more comprehensive evaluation process, as well as more effective communication mechanisms.

Is ‘Jobs to be Done’ the Road Map for Innovation?

Destination Innovation

Competing Against Luck is the rather curious title of a new book by the eminent innovation guru, Clayton Christensen, ably assisted by three acolytes, Hall, Dillon and Duncan. It is an important work which makes some big claims.

Innovation is about finding and discovering

OVO Innovation

I've been thinking a lot about the challenges that midsized and larger companies face when trying to do more innovation. It's not a secret that they need to do more innovation; everyone knows this. It's not really a secret what innovation is, or what the potential benefits might look like. We've seen the results of good innovation in the marketplace.

Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

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Lessons Learned About Innovation Communications from the City of Calgary

IdeaScale

If you’ve been following IdeaScale’s Innovation Management Awards , you know that this year saw some really thrilling innovation come from some unexpected places.

The Future Of Robots Is All Too Human

Digital Tonto

The key to winning in the new era of automation is not to eliminate people, but to put them at the center. Related posts: The Future Of Robots. Are Robots Really the Problem? Why The Future Of. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Hackers Target Weak Links: Humans and IoT Devices

Rocketspace

Last year was a landmark year for cyber attacks, with security breaches, alleged hacks and cybercrime assaults hitting the headlines almost daily. Leadership Internet of Things (IoT

Data Gathers in a Cloud. It Takes off from the Edge

Daniel Burrus

In a way, the exponential growth of machine-to-machine communications and connected sensors, what we call Internet of Things (IoT), is rapidly becoming an example of too much of a good thing. Fortunately, edge computing can help make that wealth of data a good deal more usable.

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Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

From his newly released book, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. We are excited to have Greg join us for a session that will draw upon these insights and provide a playbook for how to define the right innovation strategies for your organization to overcome the specific challenges that your organization faces and dramatically improve your innovation effectiveness.

Open Innovation: Your Guide to Harnessing and Managing the Best Ideas

IdeaScale

If you’re tired of not being able to compete with bigger companies in your industry due to a lack of research and development (R&D) budget, the good news is that’s no longer a problem.

Building a Culture that Thrives on Innovation Agility

Innovation Excellence

We are living in an age of disruption, where changes are accelerating making innovation a strategic and systemic necessity and competitive lever to ensure your organization's survival and sustainability.

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How Does your Business Stand to Benefit from Big Data?

InnovationManagement

Big data is becoming increasingly vital to business scaling and competition.

How to Measure the Short-Term ROI of Innovation

Rocketspace

Innovation takes time. Thomas Edison built 1,000 prototypes and spent years tinkering before he landed on a version of the light bulb that would transform the world. Open Innovation Culture Innovation Models

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A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

This action-packed session examined the critical questions you should ask as you establish an open innovation framework: which technologies or ideas? Which partners and how many? Which methods? By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new products to market more quickly. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

The United Nations of Innovation

IdeaScale

Diversity as the key to success .

Lessons from Monet: Impressions of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

I did not set out to chronicle the innovative characteristics of the great painters (my previous writing was on Leonardo da Vinci’s paintings), yet somehow I ended up following precisely that path as I read a new book by Ross King on Claude Monet’s famous Water Lilies.

My Most Surprising Business Strategy Tool

BrainZooming

Short Story: With strategic thinking tools, you want dependable ones that deliver help to move forward in a smart fashion – no matter how unusual the tool may seem. We share many Brainzooming strategy, innovation, and branding tools.

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8 Advantages of Using Cloud-based Software Services

Ideanote

8 advantages of using cloud-based software services . The advantages of using cloud-based software services is constantly increasing. As digitalization is still talk-of-the-town, we thought it would be appropiate to provide you with some quick insights: You can focus on your own expertise.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

We are excited to launch the Collaborative Innovation Webinar Series with Dr. Soren Kaplan. His just released book, "The Invisible Advantage," provides actionable insights into how any organization can create a culture of innovation, an environment that promotes freethinking, an entrepreneurial spirit, and sustainable value creation at all levels and across all functions. By registering for the webinar, you will get a free excerpt from his book.

Deciphering Innovator Archetypes with Tamara Kleinberg of LaunchStreet

InnovationManagement

In this episode we are joined by Tamara Kleinberg, serial innovator, keynote speaker, creator the Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) Assessment and founder of LaunchStreet, a leading platform for individuals and organisations seeking to innovate.

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The Future of Insurance: 15 predictions for 2017

Innovation Excellence

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Matthew Griffin’s upcoming paper The Future of Insurance 2020 & Beyond.

Identifying Opportunities for Disruptive Innovation

Strategos

Innovation that challenges well established industry business models promises opportunity for some and instills fear in others. We are drawn to stories of entrepreneurs who came up with brilliant ideas that disrupted the existing “rules of the game” by which industry players compete with one another.

Creative Thinking Skills – 8 New Questions for Breakthrough Ideas

BrainZooming

Short story: If you want big ideas, ask the big questions, which is what extreme creativity is all about ! By Friday night, we’ll know the Elite Eight in NCAA college basketball.

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this session, Paul takes us through examples of successful open innovation programs to explore the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

Managing Fundraising Innovation: the Dangers of the ‘Echo-Chamber’

InnovationManagement

This case study explores the results of an innovation research process undertaken by Oxfam, which compared internal feedback vs. general public feedback to identical sets of ideas.

Why We Need T-Shaped Innovators

Innovation Excellence

Big disruptive innovations don’t usually come from experts in the field. Max Planck, the famous physicist famously quipped that “science advances one funeral at a time”, and in some ways, you can argue that this applies equally to innovation.

Offering You An Innovation Coaching Methodology

Guide 4 Innovating

Coaching offers real benefits. For instance, in Leadership Coaching, the results offer an ROI on the initial investment of nearly SIX times on average.

5 Questions to Move Creative Thinking into Action

BrainZooming

Short Story: Look for specifics and things that people can actually do or perform to move creative thinking into action. How do you move from creative thinking into action?

Models, Strategies and Tactics for Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration Outside the Organization

Speaker: Paul Campbell, VP of Innovation, Schneider Electric

We are excited to have Paul Campbell, an expert in corporate entrepreneurship, covering some of the strategies and tactics he has repeatedly used to transform corporate innovation programs. In this session, Paul shares his experience innovating in new and adjacent markets through a deft deployment of open innovation, business accelerators, venturing, M&A, R&D, business development and strategy team leadership.

What Do the Best Innovation Programs Have in Common?

InnovationManagement

An in-house innovation program is becoming a common fixture in the most competitive organizations. However, in a recessed economy, these research & development programs can sometimes get eliminated, because they struggle to prove or articulate value. Strategies communications crowdsourcing engagement failure innovation metrics moderation Success

Clayton Christensen: Competing Against Luck [book review]

Innovation Excellence

Competing Against Luck is the rather curious title of a new book by the eminent innovation guru, Clayton Christensen, et al. It is an important work which makes some big claims.

Maximize The Learning Ratio

Mike Shipulski

As creatures of habit, we like to do what we did last time. Outcomes match expectations and things go as planned – no surprises, no delays, no problems. But as creatures swimming in an evolutionary soup, doing what we did last time leads to extinction.

3 Strategic Planning Process Scenarios Under Review

BrainZooming

In nearly every instance, we spend time with a prospective client discussing three aspects of their strategic planning process needs : What they think they want to achieve. What they need to achieve. The best way to make it happen using our collaborative process.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

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