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The Truth About Automation, Jobs And Prosperity

Digital Tonto

When we use machines to perform tasks formerly done by humans we unlock multiple effects. The most obvious, of course, is that somebody is out of a job, less obvious are how technology affects. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Fostering a Culture of Innovation, and What It Takes to Do It Right

Fueling innovation should be a priority among organizations. But how can leaders build a culture that does just that? Innovation Mentality


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Innovation Methods: the What, Why and How


What’s the best way to approach innovation? Should you have a hackathon, a design sprint, or maybe a brainstorming session? Should you start an ideation process to find the next best thing, or should you gather ideas to improve your products?

What is exponential growth in technology?

Idea to Value

Some technology seems to improve gradually over time, and continuously get incrementally better through small steps. We call this incremental innovation. But what about technology which seems to be improving at incredibly fast rates?

Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

Help IdeaScale Identify the Future of Innovation


IdeaScale is gathering trends to inform their view of the future of innovation. To do that, they are asking futurists, innovation leaders, entrepreneurs, and other forwarding-thinking business leaders to answer at least one of three questions in their Future of Innovation Campaign.

The Cascading Innovation Effect.

Paul Hobcraft

Visual source; [link]. We need to think about a choice-cascade integrative model for innovation. Often we fail to understand our role in contributing to innovation; we need a cascading effect.

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Why mind wandering is good for your creativity

Idea to Value

If you want to become more creative, one of the most effective things you can do is become more comfortable letting your mind wander. It sounds simple, but there is a wealth of research which shows the creative benefits of letting your thoughts flow freely.

Winpak Case Study: Connecting Employees Across Multiple Continents and Languages


Overview: Winpak, a global packaging company, noticed that its innovation outreach efforts were limited to those who were able to attend at specific times and places and rarely from its 2,500 frontline workers.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Create Real Value for your Business

Daniel Burrus

Whether we ask Amazon’s Alexa to play our favorite song or shout “Hey, Google” before asking the device a question to help our child with their homework, artificial intelligence (A.I.) has been in the spotlight more frequently in the past few years in consumer applications.

3 Blockers to Empowerment


When I was an employee, I was never a part of a culture where people were empowered to act on ideas without asking for permission.

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.

The 6 core skills every innovator needs

Idea to Value

In order to succeed as a professional innovation manager, you need a variety of skills. And these skills are only going to become more valuable in the coming decades as companies realise that they are required for future growth.

Episode 051: One Year of Innovation Inside the Box

Innovation in Practice

It’s time to celebrate here at Innovation Inside the Box! We’ve passed the 50 episode mark which is a big deal for a podcast. Over the past 50 episodes, we’ve covered tons of content to help you develop your creativity and innovation abilities.

Is open office dead?

The Future Shapers

After a year or more working from home, employees will need to return back to their offices. But, things will change and it seems that many offices will have to be reshaped. Will the open office arrangement still be the design of choice following the Covid-19 era? The post Is open office dead?

Direct-to-Consumer: how this new business model can impact digitization


Ever since the pandemic hit, the only option for brands to keep their businesses running smoothly is to have a well-established digital presence. This need generated an impulse towards direct-to-consumer business models, which was a means to distance brands from physical stores.

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9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

The mere exposure effect bias: Why people like ideas they have seen before

Idea to Value

What do you need to do to make someone like your idea? Get them to see it as many times as possible. One of the most powerful unconscious biases which we all suffer from is called the Mere Exposure Effect.

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Stretching Into The Vast Unknown: How A Collaborative Mindset Is Forging A Pathway Into Future Innovations



Intelligence. Labour. Care giving. – The Essence of Existence!

The Future Shapers

What leadership style is more important? Do we want leaders that are intelligent, that are labour-orientated or should they have a focus on practicality and caring for others? Is intelligence perhaps over rewarded?

From a VUCA world to a BANI one: how uncertainty has changed and how your company can prepare


In a world of constant change, it helps to describe the current state of things. These two terms were designed to explain the turmoil of their time, from a post-cold war world to the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Podcast S5E124: Dean Keith Simonton – The link between Genius and Creativity

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with a cornerstone of the creativity research field, Prof Dean Keith Simonton.

Strategic Partnership With Wazoku/InnoCentive

Stephen Shapiro

I am pleased to announce that I recently inked a Strategic Partnership deal with Wazoku/InnoCentive. I have been involved with InnoCentive, the premier external crowdsourcing platform, since 2005. Their approach to innovation has solved some of the world’s most complex problems.

Everything is connected

The Future Shapers

Science has shown us again and again that our reality consists of #ecologies, #systems, and #networks, yet our preference for compartmentalized thinking persists in isolating problems in ways that refuse to see larger #interrelationships.

Hackathon Survival Guide: What You Need To Know Going Into A Hackathon

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

There’s nothing quite like walking into a campus cafeteria, a large conference room, or endless halls stacked together for a weekend-long hackathon.

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.

You Are Not Tapping On The True Potential of Scenario Planning

Business Innovation Design

Scenario planning should not only be used as a one-time future visioning exercise for business leaders, but as a continuous activity for everyone. What is scenario planning?

Scenario Planning: Developing Pictures Of The Future


How can organizations develop resilient strategies that best prepare them to create a future competitive advantage? By first identifying relevant trends, respective drivers of change, and variable uncertainties and then using them to construct a selection of alternate future worlds.

4 Different Methods of T-Shirt Printing

The Human Factor

image source. T-shirt printing is the process of transferring a design, image or lettering onto a blank or basic t-shirt. If you are hoping to invest in some personalised t-shirts or merchandise for your company, you’ll need to find the right supplier with an effective process.

Companies Struggle with Building Vibrant Cultures of Innovation!

Linda Bernardi

Disruption and innovation are a MUST, not an option, especially today. I have been working with companies across all sectors for the last 15 years and my book ProVoke talks about the importance of disruption in order to enable innovation.

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.

You Are Not Tapping The True Potential of Scenario Planning

Business Innovation Design

Scenario planning should not only be used as a one-time future visioning exercise for business leaders, but as a continuous activity for everyone. What is scenario planning? Scenario planning is a disciplined method for developing different views of the future that can be used to understand uncertainty and make decisions under uncertainties - rather than assumptions.

Employee Spotlight: Roni Marsh


Meet Roni Marsh— Senior Lead, Content Strategist on our Channel Marketing Team. While she’s not delivering results for her clients, she’s spending time at home with her pup, Deuce. On the weekends you’ll find her binging on good shows, cooking, or trying new wine. Get to know Roni below! Q: Why did you choose Brunner? A: The first thing that piqued my interest about Brunner was the website, it is so cool and well designed. Then, after speaking with a few team members, I was SOLD!

Personal Ways Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Businesses

The Human Factor

Image Credit . There are many reasons why a company might be struggling, and they must be all explored to find the right solution for each specific one. If you’re not sure where to start with your business, perhaps, you should consider investing in yourself. Here is how.

10 Ways to Help Left Brainers Tap Into Their Creativity

Idea Champions

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.