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What is Brainstorming?

Pondr

Because brainstorming is basically coming up with ideas to find solutions, it is a process we do everyday. We are always solving problems and moving between conflict and resolution - often without even thinking about it.

Going beyond the known of today

Paul Hobcraft

There are so many places where innovation is essential within the Energy Transition, due to the magnitude, size, and complexity of the change needed to achieve a decarbonized world. There is a world of innovating possibilities.

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4 Things Companies Need To Build An Innovation Ecosystem

Digital Tonto

The technology being developed today is simply too complex for anyone to go it alone, which is why the only viable strategy is to actively connect to ecosystems of talent, technology and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Podcast S5E109: Dorte Nielsen – Teaching creativity in Danish schools

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Dorte Nielsen, founder of the Centre of Creative Thinking in Denmark, and author of The Secrets of Highly Creative Thinkers. We speak about the successes and challenges she has had in bringing creativity into Danish classrooms.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

Harness the Random with this Method

Destination Innovation

The use of chance is a key element in lateral thinking. How can you deliberately introduce chance into your creative thinking? The Random Word method is very good. Here is another brainstorm method for you to try – Roll the Dice.

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When it comes to understanding customers, you can't handle the truth

Jeffrey Phillips

With all due respect to Jack Nicholson, who said this line in A Few Good Men, and to Aaron Sorkin, who wrote the words, most companies cannot handle the truth about the wants and needs that their customers have, because the truth is inconvenient at best, and often ignored at worst.

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You win or you learn

Idea to Value

There is a wonderful saying in the martial art of Jiu-Jitsu: There is no losing in Jiu-Jitsu. You win or you learn. This quote comes from one of the pioneers of Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu, Carlos Gracie Sr. What I love about it is how succinctly it demonstrates the value in learning from trying new things.

Can Brands Meet the Challenge of Achieving a Sustainable Innovation Strategy?

IdeaScale

Overview: Sustainability approaches and innovation strategy go hand-in-hand, yet too often are seen as separate targets. The two need to be reconciled, especially as hitting necessary sustainability targets will be key to future business.

Innovation guardrails

Jeffrey Phillips

Have you ever been driving along a dark road at night, and been thankful for the guardrails that line the roadside? Of course, if the road is relatively flat and straight, guard rails are not very important, except to keep you out of the oncoming lane.

Evidence that Lean CLEAR-ly Works in Healthcare

Kainexus

John Toussaint has long been one of the world's leading practitioners and advocates in the world of Lean healthcare, so it's always great to see what he has to say and share. John recently shared an email newsletter that also included this video message: Lean Healthcare

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Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Bill Gates talks about the Green Premium, and what innovations are going to save the planet

Idea to Value

Bill Gates is an icon of innovation.

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Can Brands Meet the Challenge of Achieving a Sustainable Innovation Strategy?

IdeaScale

Overview: Sustainability approaches and innovation strategy go hand-in-hand, yet too often are seen as separate targets. The two need to be reconciled, especially as hitting necessary sustainability targets will be key to future business.

Your Persona Sucks And Here's What You Can Do About It.

Business Innovation Design

ATTN: Marketer, product and service designer You thought you know how to create personas. Put a name, picture, age, goals, likes and dislikes, and a few other meaningless attributes. You presented your persona to your peers or clients.

Learning Machines: From 95/5 to 60/40

InnovationManagement

In this article, we look at the future of work: as technology helps to automate more of our day-to-day processes, can we spend more of our time and resources on learning and innovation? The post Learning Machines: From 95/5 to 60/40 appeared first on InnovationManagement.

How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

That stressful feeling you may be experiencing due to Lockdown is loss

Idea to Value

Have you recently seen the end of the tunnel of COVID lockdowns, only for it to get worse? This recently happened in Germany, and it is causing depression in a lot of people.

Remote Teamwork: Selecting the Right Communication Channels

Strategyzer

Remote teamwork is here to stay and we’re not close to give up the office. Teams will increasingly have to juggle among communication channels and platforms to adapt to their rapidly evolving workplace. Team & Project Management

Leaders, Listen To What You’re Saying and What You Are Doing

Game-Changer

Any culture that puts curiosity, creativity, collaboration and innovation at the forefront creates an environment where people’s ideas are encouraged, solicited and heard. It’s harder than it sounds if you’ve operated on the assumption that the boss has all the answers and makes no mistakes; many organizations operate this way.

Innovation in Focus: Private Equity and Institutional Actors

InnovationManagement

Private equity funds invest in many traditional companies. So do institutional actors. When asked, leading voices in this field often claim that they are not looking for the next big thing, but dominant companies in the field, with low risk and a relatively predictable and stable cash flow. The post Innovation in Focus: Private Equity and Institutional Actors appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Planned Obsolescence: How companies are deliberately making their products worse

Idea to Value

If you ever had the feeling that products don’t last as long as they used to, you might be right. It turns out that in order to keep consumers buying products year after year, some companies are actually deliberately reducing the quality of their products.

Let’s talk environmental impact in innovation

Board of Innovation

Board of Innovation meets Greenfish. An inspirational guide to boosting your company’s positive social and environmental impact. The post Let’s talk environmental impact in innovation appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Innovation strategy

Bosch VP: Create a 'Diverse Funnel' of Experiments

Innovation Leader

Uwe Kirschner of Bosch Innovation Consulting shared his team’s biggest accomplishments from 2020, as well as advice he wished he knew sooner

KaiNexus Office Relocating to Antarctica, Summer 2021

Kainexus

Companies around the world have spent the last year learning how to manage a remote workforce as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe. While many are looking forward to life getting back to normal, the KaiNexus team is looking to go in a different direction.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Leading a Balanced Life Enables Your Success in Business

Tullio Siragusa

Leading a Balanced Life Enables Your Success in Business. If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life. There are many who take pride in waking up at 4am to get a jump start on their workday, and working till very late at night, they get little sleep and often say “I’ll rest when I die”. Is this living a balanced life? Are these people really successful? Some are. They lead multi-dimensional lives.

Cultivate your (newly) remote culture in 3 steps

The Future Shapers

What enables organisations to achieve the impossible in times of change? Remote working and its effect on corporate culture is a new, important consideration for organisations. How can you create a culture that supports and enable your vision while getting the most from your people working remotely?

Inside the Year of Digital Solutions at U.S. Bank

Innovation Leader

This past year “demanded more from all of us than anyone planned — and the digital team at U.S. Bank was at the center of it all,” says the bank’s Chief Digital Officer

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Are you an Innovation Ostrich or Bear?

100%Open

Let’s not kid ourselves, the UK business environment is tough and won’t get much easier this year as uncertainty lingers and Brexit bites. In times of stress, we have noticed that large organisations line up into two camps, the Innovation Ostriches and the Innovation Bears.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

5 Ways to Build Organizational Resilience

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Proactively building organizational resilience is good for business, especially with the rapid pace of change. Developing an Agile Work Culture

Simultaneous continuity and change

The Future Shapers

Is the future known or unknown? What causes an organization to move into the future? When transformative change occurs, what exactly is changing? The post Simultaneous continuity and change appeared first on The Future Shapers. Adaptability Leading Change Teamwork

How Illumina is Building a Genomics Ecosystem

Innovation Leader

Amanda Cashin is the Global Head of the Illumina Accelerator, a startup accelerator that is dedicated to making human genome sequencing more accessible and useful. We spoke with Cashin about recent accomplishments

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Why everyday workbench innovations matter?

Inspiring Next

Really? Safety and Innovations are both an outcome of mindset or a cultural issue. They both require constant situational awareness, creativity, ideation and risk reduction at operational level, and management commitment at the top levels.

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!