Sat.Feb 22, 2020 - Fri.Feb 28, 2020

What is Crowdsourcing, and How Can it Add Value to Your Enterprise?


Since the 2004 publication of James Surowiecki’s highly influential book, The Wisdom of Crowds , the idea that large groups of people can be smarter than a few individuals, no matter how brilliant, has been gradually gaining prominence in academic circles, business communities, and public opinion.

11 Effective Workplace Hacks To Ensure Employee Motivation Is At An All Time High

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Knowing what to do to keep motivation at an all time high in your workplace will keep employees engaged and satisfied at work.

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Making Stress Work for You to Achieve Your Life Goals

Innovators Alliance

Workplace stress is the primary cause of mental health concerns in Canada. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada , one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness each year, equating to 500,000 employees unable to work every week.

10 steps you can take to prepare for the future of work


Whatever our views are on the future of work, one thing’s for sure: times are changing. Advancing technologies are fuelling a robot-and-AI-filled future, which means we will need to innovate faster and with more agility if we hope to be relevant for the future of work.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

10 Disruptive Trends for 2020


Disruption is everywhere. Here are 10 trends that will create opportunities – and threats – in 2020. Twenty years ago, when I started advising startups and Fortune 500 companies on their innovation strategies, a “2020 vision” served as a key staple in most business planning efforts. The future is finally here. Emerging technologies catalyze disruption. But 2020 promises to be especially extra turbulent.

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These tips will enhance engagement in your company


Motivation is responsible for a 50% rise in a company’s productivity. Find out how to get there with these 6 tips towards greater employee engagement. The post These tips will enhance engagement in your company appeared first on Exago.

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7 Best Practices for Your Next Innovation Training Session


Working together means more creativity. Teaching people to think creatively may feel like a freeform exercise, and it can be. But even the loosest session will benefit from adherence to some best practices. Here’s how to ensure any innovation workshop is both creative and productive.

Why You’re Missing an Opportunity for Innovation–and It’s Huge

Stephen Shapiro

Innovation is an analytical process that involves more than just the creative few on your team… When you think about innovation, there are usually a few creative people on your team that you turn to first for a conversation.

Create A More Powerful Business Website Today

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. For any business operating today, the website is one of the most important features of the entire marketing process.

What is a creative “Flow State”? And how can I achieve it?

Idea to Value

What makes it possible for high performance athletes, aritists, scientists and innovators to effortlessly produce great, creative work? In certain situations, it seems like these people enter a state where ideas and results just seem to flow naturally. You may have even experienced it yourself.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

What I Learned About Emotion AI Through My Startup


Just over a year ago, at the end of 2018 we closed Netek; my emotion AI company. The reason? Just like every startup that’s funded, we ran out of money. I tried over many months to raise more money. We had the tech and the team.

Why Should Recruiters Prefer Conversational Recruiting?


Conversational recruiting may be the answer to solving problems in finding the best candidates to join your company. Let's have a look at how in this article. The post Why Should Recruiters Prefer Conversational Recruiting? appeared first on Innovation Management.

5 Reasons Why Middle Management Slows Down Innovation


Innovative ideas and processes will stagnate without support from middle management. Let's explore why that is, with an emphasis on larger companies, in this article. The post 5 Reasons Why Middle Management Slows Down Innovation appeared first on Innovation Management.

10 Reasons Why Your Website Isn’t Converting

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Converting users on your website can be tricky, but it’s one of the most important components of your digital business strategy. If you want your business to be successful, then it’s vital that you optimize your website for conversions.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Four Types of Customer Experiences for Competitive Advantage


Want to improve your customers’ experience? Try these connected strategies. What’s the secret to a winning business model and long-term competitive advantage? It’s not just about technology, products and services. Your customer experienc e may just be the ultimate competitive advantage.

How Will 5G Spur Innovation across Multiple Industries?


The 5G revolution is here, giving you faster networks than ever before and more opportunities to set innovation trends. This next generation of wireless technology will be more than ten times faster than 4G and reduce latency in connections. What does this mean for you?

In digital, there are opportunities both fast and slow

Jeffrey Phillips

In my class today on digital transformation I was fortunate enough to have a great guest speaker, Ramesh Latan, who helped transform Bell+Howell into a digital company. Ramesh gave a great talk and the students received it really well.

4 Things Every Business Leader Should Know About Artificial Intelligence and Automation

Innovation Excellence

In 2011, MIT economists Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee self-published an unassuming e-book titled Race Against The Machine. It quickly became a runaway hit. Before long, the two signed a contract with W.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.

Transformation and innovation: There is no quick fix: Part 2

The Future Shapers

Schumpeter’s gale of creative destruction is blowing, and even though the wall you built to bolster your core business will increase your resilience, it is type B transformation that create the wind turbine to power the next wave of growth. Yet, it is no quick fix.

How Innovation Leaders Tap into Intrinsic Motivation


Is your business innovation driven by internal rewards? Do your employees do what they do because they love doing it? If so, you’re successfully tapping into a process known as intrinsic motivation. Intrinsic motivation occurs when an individual acts out of genuine interest in the task.

ODI Practitioner Insights: An Interview with Marco de Polo from Roche Diabetes Care


It is quite rare for a company to open up and offer a true and detailed insight into their unique practices and experiences on their path to becoming more customer-centric. However, Marco de Polo from Roche Diabetes Care does exactly this in this interview with Martin Pattera.

7 Secrets to Being a Great Manager


Leading and managing others is a huge responsibility that can feel even more daunting if you’re new to a leadership role. There are a lot of skills to learn and rules to remember.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Transformation and innovation: There is no quick fix: Part 1

The Future Shapers

Managing innovation and transformation is hard. In the established organisation it often requires a great amount of foresight and a lot of strategic insight. How to do this well is not an easy question to answer and there is definitely no quick fix.

Organizational Innovation: Foster Innovation and Reward Innovative Habits

Daniel Burrus

In today’s world of exponential change and technological disruption, encouraging organizational innovation is key to helping your organization leverage Hard Trends and use them to anticipate what’s to come.

The Book that Took 9 Years to Publish

Stephen Shapiro

One week from today, my 6th book, Invisible Solutions , will be released. I’ve been asked, “How long did it take to write the book?” ” The answer is, “It depends.” ” It depends on how you look at it.

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How to relieve your company's technostress


The futurists are anticipating the arrival of cloud-based, consumer grade social tools at work. Employee Feedback Employee Experience

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

AI and Human Centricity – Resetting Our Power Dynamic

The Future Shapers

Enabling Artificial Intelligence requires careful consideration of human value-add capability – this requires us to ask questions around the redistribution of power.

Biosensor Monitoring: an Emerging Hot Topic?


If you’ve been following yet2’s active projects , you might have encountered two TechNeeds seeking biosensor monitoring technologies. We’ll let you in on a secret – there was a third one operating incognito as well.

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A Creativity Prayer for Creative Inspiration


Today is Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent. This season is a time intended for more prayer and quiet times. In what’s become an annual tradition, I’ve shared a creativity prayer on this day that I wrote several years ago as part of a creativity presentation I developed.

Running an Innovation Challenge: the Ultimate Guide

Idea Drop

Access the best ideas from your colleagues by setting your organisation an “innovation challenge”. What is an innovation challenge? An innovation challenge is a compelling way of generating innovative ideas within your organisation.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.