Sat.Apr 09, 2022 - Fri.Apr 15, 2022

How Better Access to Data is Improving Government Innovation


Highlights. Government innovation is being increasingly centered around data access, such as big and open linked data (BOLD). The Federal Data Strategy (FDS) is helping government agencies break down silos and use similar methods of organizing data and building data-sharing infrastructure.

Data 192

Thinking Creatively in a World of Normality

Phil McKinney

The world is a place of normality. It's the place where we go to school, work, and come home to our families. We see the same people every day and do the same things. We are used to doing things in a certain way and we don't question it. But what if we were to […].


Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

It’s Time To Rethink The Change Gospel

Digital Tonto

In a nutshell, we are talking about change more, but doing it less. That’s a problem. Managers who want to be seen as change leaders launch too many initiatives. Employees, for their part, get jaded. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Change 134

Gemba Walks: The way to see what is actually happening in your business

Idea to Value

Do you know what is happening in your business? Not what is supposed to happen, but what is actually happening on the factory floor? For many managers and leaders, it may have been a while since they actually experienced what it is like where the action happens.

LEAN 258

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

A Lateral Music Album

Destination Innovation

Vulfpeck. Vulfpeck is an American funk band based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It was founded in 2011 by Jack Stratton. The band wanted to organize a tour for their small but loyal fan base. The problem was that they had no money to fund the costs of the tour.

A quick and easy way to think outside the box


We think in boxes, not only as individuals but as a group or team.This box is made up of our past experiences, assumptions, belief (Feed generated with FetchRSS

Groups 117

More Trending

Podcast S7E157: Paul Ruppert – How the 1990s telecomms industry drove innovation

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast , we speak with Paul Ruppert. Paul is a veteran of the Telecommunications industry, and his companies have helped bring breakthrough technologies like worldwide mobile calling and SMS to the masses.

Design Thinking the People-centric Modern Organization

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking the People-centric Modern Organization. Designed thinking can be leveraged to create better and more empathy-based organizations. . Empathy, along with self-awareness are the most important cornerstones of emotional intelligence, and foundational to design thinking. .

Space Symposium Reigns in a New Era of Ideas, Strategic Alliances and Opportunity


The latest annual Space Symposium was the biggest ever for the global space community, bringing together spacefaring nations, priv (Feed generated with FetchRSS


When to Use Open Innovation Portals


As providers of both proactive technology scouting services and open innovation portals, we often get asked when to use each approach.

Fractional CTO Services Crafted for Tech Startups

Your startup is growing, and you realize that the next addition to your team should be someone with a technical background. Download this guide to discover the 3 steps for finding the perfect hire!

First-Mover or Fast-Follower: Which is the right innovation strategy for you?

Idea to Value

The early bird catches the worm … ? What makes more sense: To be the first player in a brand new market, able to be the first (or only) company which customers buy from? To wait until other companies have proven there is a market for a new offering, and then quickly develop and scale your own?

Connected care: re-shaping the lives of diabetes patients

Board of Innovation

How connected solutions can shape the future of medical care for chronic illnesses. The post Connected care: re-shaping the lives of diabetes patients appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Life sciences Business design

Innovation Requires Constraints

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell Some years ago, I wrote an article in Harvard Business Review about stock buybacks, which were being pilloried at the time.


Michael Michalko

Simply put, the key to increasing creativity in any organization is to make it start acting like a creative organization. Suppose you wanted to be an artist: You would begin behaving like an artist by painting every day.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Are you solving a problem, or do you have a solution looking for a problem?

Idea to Value

They are not the same thing. An innovation is only valuable if the customer perceives value in it. And for this to happen, the customer needs to feel like the solution is addressing some sort of problem or job to be done which they have.

How to Create and Implement a Process Improvement Plan


We get the chance to chat with managers and leaders who are faced with a wide variety of business challenges. One of the most common is the struggle to make meaningful change that lasts rather than quick fixes that don’t stand the test of time.

Tips 70

Innovation Practices Need a Compelling Purpose

Innovation Excellence

BMNT Editor’s note: This is the second in a weekly series that will explain the common beginner-steps needed to get an innovation practice off the ground or improve an existing innovation practice. Find our first post, explaining the goals of … Continue reading → Innovation purpose

The Best Leaders Don’t Clone Themselves


I was sitting in a Starbucks recently minding my own business and overheard a conversation between two people. It seemed to me that one of them was coaching the other person on some leadership challenges, and my ears perked up when I heard the “coach” say: you have to create a clone of yourself.

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.

The Inverted Funnel: How Blockchains Will Shake Up the Traditional Consumer Funnel


The use of blockchains will become mainstream in a few years from now, so say consultancies and pundits, who look at penetration curves across the globe1.

The Importance of Refueling at the Gemba


Continuous improvement work cannot exist in a vacuum. In order for the fire of change to burn hot and bright, it needs a fuel source.

The Suggestion Box Strikes Back!

Innovation Excellence

How collaboration platforms can turbocharge your innovation efforts GUEST POST from John Bessant Organisations need to innovate. So far, so blindingly obvious.



Simply put, the key to increasing creativity in any organization is to make it start acting like a creative organization. Suppose you wanted to be an artist: You would begin behaving like an artist by painting every day.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

The Future of Retail

Daniel Burrus

When you think about brick-and-mortar retail, you may not be thinking about hyper-personalized shopping experiences, digital shopping engagement tools, blockchain-powered commerce, autonomous delivery, virtual shopping, contactless self-checkout, or supply chain visibility.

How to advance your career as a corporate innovator


How to advance your career as a corporate innovator. Testing Business Ideas

How to Write a Failure Resume

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers Most resumes are designed to help you find a job, get a promotion or as part of a grant submission or other way to find money. Much like an academic CV, they enumerate your multiple … Continue reading → Entrepreneurship failure resume


Michael Michalko

Creative thinking requires the generation of associations and connection between two or more dissimilar and unrelated subjects. When the Israeli air force needed a way to speed up the healing process for wounds, an analogy was drawn between the wound and a severed electrical cord. To restore the flow of current, the wire had to be spliced back together. The solution took the form of a revolutionary bandage containing magnesium, an element known to conduct electricity.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

The Trucking Industry Was Ripe for Disruption, and This Tech Company Made Billions Doing It

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Shoaib Makani left venture capital to create a compliance app called Keep Truckin' (now Motive). But getting the industry to use it was more complicated than he thought. Innovation

5 Findings about the current state of employee engagement


Even before the pandemic, employee engagement was a hot topic and a buzz word in the industry. The term was searched more than 400k times in 2018. The post 5 Findings about the current state of employee engagement appeared first on eXo Platform Blog.

Chance to Help Make Futurism and Foresight Accessible

Innovation Excellence

I’ve been hard at work building all kinds of tools to help innovation, change, transformation and design thinking practitioners be more successful in their jobs.

Is Innovation Capital Important to Us?

The Future Shapers

Perhaps we are failing to recognise the importance of our innovation capital, stopping to ask how valuable this really is? Should we care? Does it matter? I would argue it does, increasingly so.

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.