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Innovation is still being innovated - Part 2 of 2

Values Centered Innovation

The art and discipline of Innovation is still being innovated. And rightly so. It’s a never-ending journey, with notable milestones along the way.

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Why We Fail To Plan For The Future

Digital Tonto

We seem to be living in a new era of superstition, where mere belief is enough to inspire action. So projects which easily capture the imagination, such as colonizing Mars, are able to garner fairly. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The “average customer” does not exist, so stop designing products for fake personas

Idea to Value

What can Startups and Corporates learn from an obscure 1950 research study on the bodies of 4,063 Air Force personnel? A lot of companies say they put their customers at the heart of everything they do. These are the people who they design their products and services for.

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3 Key Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation through Learning and Development

CMOE

Recent research has highlighted how the Learning and Development (L&D) landscape is chock full of innovative practices.

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.

Inject some humanity… please

The Future Shapers

In every office, in every business, and every industry and public service across the country, people go to work every day. As they enter the building, they adopt their role, job title, and professional persona. You can see it in every meeting and interaction, whether it is one on one, or a big event.

Too Many Goals! Apply strategic thinking to motivate not overwhelm.

Focused Momentum

“What are the greatest challenges you face?”. This was the question I posed to stimulate a brainstorming exercise during a recent Strategic Thinking Workshop. Too many goals. We have too many goals put upon us.” Said one soft-spoken participant. Heads of the other participants nodded in agreement.

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Why Emotional Intelligence Is a Hallmark of Great Innovation Leaders

IdeaScale

Emotionally intelligent leaders spur their teams to innovation. Have you ever wondered what makes successful business leaders innovative? All executives have varying opinions on the qualities that make up a good leader, but the most important factor lies in the results.

Intrapreneurship – the art of thinking inside the box

The Future Shapers

In 1996 Michael Porter described strategy as leveraging the resources of an institution to maintain a “unique competency”.

Five Foundations for a Culture of Innovation

Destination Innovation

If you are trying to transform an organisation which is sluggish and risk averse into one which is innovative and entrepreneurial then you have taken on a massive task. One approach is to use the Prosci ADKAR Change Management methodology as advocated by Jeffrey Hiatt and Tim Creasey.

How Disney’s Philosophy on Failure Drives Growth

Innovation Leader

“I have always tried to make everyone aware that failure is not a corporate death sentence,” says former Disney CEO Michael Eisner. Here are some of the biggest failures Disney has experienced in the last 20 years — and how the entertainment giant has bounced back

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.

The Big Nine: digital transformation, opportunities and perils

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been reading a fair number of books and articles lately about digital transformation. The concept of digital transformation is still somewhat nascent, still being defined, but increasingly it seems that many of the significant underpinnings of whatever digital transformation ultimately becomes are rapidly coalescing, and controlled by just a handful of companies in the US and in China.

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Why Most Companies are Just “Flailing Faster” and What to Do About It

Innovation Excellence

Over 25 million copies of the late Stephen R. Covey’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, have been sold. It remains a best-seller three decades after it was first published (1989). The second habit of highly effective people is to “begin with the end in mind.” That simple insight has probably done more to. Innovation Fail Fast

The Company Suggestion Box Re-imagined for the Digital Age

IdeaScale

The idea is good, but the design can be updated. Many companies have a suggestion box, usually in the break room or somewhere visible, but out of the way.

Amazon’s Success Boils Down to Six Building Blocks

Leapfrogging

Replicate Amazon’s secret formula for winning big in the digital age. Having run strategy and leadership development programs across the Fortune 1000 for over the past 25 years, I’ve seen lots of business models. As I highlighted in a prior article on The Future of Seamless Shopping , nothing currently parallels Amazon when it comes to innovation. Amazon’s management system is designed for speed, agility, and scale.

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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.

There Is No One Thing

Game-Changer

A few years ago I was asked to give a speech to a group of entrepreneurs on their way to Startup Chile. As part of my talk they asked me to write a list of 3 to 5 things that I do to be successful.

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Five Foundations for Building a Culture of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

If you are trying to transform an organisation which is sluggish and risk averse into one which is innovative and entrepreneurial then you have taken on a massive task. One approach is to use the Prosci ADKAR Change Management methodology as advocated by Jeffrey Hiatt and Tim Creasey.

Major Election Year Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

This isn’t just the start of a new year; this is the beginning of a new decade. With that, amazing new opportunities will present themselves for you and your organization. There are many certainties we already know in this new decade. For example, 2020 is an election year in the U.S.,

The Art of Asking Good Questions with The Language Compass

Strategyzer Innovation

A big problem that we often see out in the field is that we humans have a tendency to make a lot of assumptions. Organizational Culture Thought Leadership Tools Books

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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.

3 Ways to Reduce Costs While Maintaining Business Integrity

InnovationManagement

Integrity is regularly considered one of the top characteristics that a business leader can have — whether you're asking employees or CFOs. Sometimes, however, business integrity is considered a cost or burden — a commitment that is almost guaranteed to make a business harder to run over time.

Why Failure is an Innovation Aphrodisiac to Some

Innovation Excellence

If you stick around innovation long enough you’ll probably come to believe that we are all dead-enders. After all, what group of people could willingly embrace as much failure with such a positive attitude? Failure, you’ll be reminded, is necessary for innovation.

Exciting Innovations at CES 2020

Yet2

Earlier this month, we were among the 175,000+ industry professionals who attended CES 2020 in Las Vegas. This was the second year yet2 sent team members to the conference, which markets itself as “The Global Stage for Innovation.”

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7 Proactive Ways to Improve Workplace Culture and Engagement

Kainexus

While it is a little dated, The Deloitte University Press Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report has probably the most useful definition of culture and engagement that we’ve seen.

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.

He-Man can Teach You Powerful Lessons about how to Successfully Manage Continuous Innovation

InnovationManagement

The whiplash journey of Mattel’s beloved kids’ toy range perfectly sums up the fundamentals and key challenges of managing continuous, successful corporate innovation.

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Digital Transformation is More about Transformation than Digital

Innovation Excellence

Premise: It seems like there can’t be a day that goes by when I don’t hear the word transformation being tossed around, usually with the prefix – Digital.

Best Videos: Corporate Innovation Concepts and Methodologies

Innovation Leader

Watch our favorite YouTube videos on key innovation concepts and methodologies like the three horizons, the Innovator’s Dilemma, design thinking, and rapid prototyping

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New 2020 Cascade Pricing (And why Pricing is so Hard!)

Cascade Strategy

Today I want to share with you two things: Cascade News

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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!

How to Make More Money in 2020

InnovationManagement

With the cost of living surging and wages staying flat, it can be tough to save up enough cash for all your needs and wants. But you don’t have to spend 2020 worrying about your bank account, you just need to get a little bit creative and to figure out how to put more money in your pocket.

These 3 Cognitive Biases Can Kill Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Probably the biggest myth about innovation is that it’s about ideas. It’s not. It’s about solving problems. The truth is that nobody cares about what ideas you have, they care about the problems you can solve for them. So don’t worry about coming up with a brilliant idea.

Game Theory – Gladiators, Pirates and Games of trust by Haim Shapira

Rmukesh Gupta

I recently finished reading a book by Haim Shapira – Gladiators, Pirates and Games of trust. I must say that is probably the best introduction that I could have got to the field of game theory. Game theory is all about interactive decision making – which is what we do in life day in and day out.

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The Agile Manifesto Re-examined

The Future Shapers

The birth of the manifesto. Recently, Per-Magnus Skoogh (co-founder of Agile Extreme) invited me to meet Arie van Bennekum. Arie is one of the co-authors of the Agile Manifesto that was written by 17 independent thinkers in February of 2001 at a ski resort in Utah, USA.

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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.