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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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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?


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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.

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.

The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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?

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.

Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

The Type of Leadership Required For Transformation


Oftentimes the biggest obstacle to change is the leader her / himself. Yes, you are a blocker because you may not be up to the challenge to shift course for your company. For many, this is a hard pill to swallow because their ego will take a hit.

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.

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?

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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Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

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.

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?

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.

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?

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

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.

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!

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.

Top 7 Retail Technology Trends For 2021


Top 7 Retail Technology Trends For 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically transformed the way societies live and operate. The retail industry has been at the forefront of this change, with shopping becoming increasingly internet-driven.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

innovation versus profit: its not a zero sum game


Recently, I had Jake Jorgovan of Lead Cookie and Content Allies on my show to discuss his business building framework. Jake is a serial entrepreneur who has built several businesses over time. I asked him on my show after sending a note to his newsletter subscribers, which piqued my curiosity.

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.

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



Shaping the Future: Product Strategy in the Age of Uncertainty

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Product Strategy Practice Lead, Kuroshio Consulting

In this webinar, we'll explore product strategy obstacles and present practices to overcome them while driving clarity and alignment across your executive team.

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.

Crazy New Products – Real and Imagined

Innovation Excellence

Above are three crazy new product photos – two real, two imagined. Can you guess which is which? I’ve written before about flavor proliferation but every day it seems as if food companies keep increasing variety even as the number … Continue reading → marketing Frito Lay Mayonnaise Oreo smartfood

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.

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.

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.