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Open Innovation Helps in the Fight Against COVID-19


The Coronavirus is having an equal impact on companies, giant conglomerates, and startups. Companies are dealing with the crisis in various ways - let's look at how in this article. The post Open Innovation Helps in the Fight Against COVID-19 appeared first on Innovation Management.

Anticipate and Think Exponentially

Daniel Burrus

Technology-driven change will continue to accelerate at an exponential rate. Now that quantum computing has recently entered an early phase of application, exponential change will accelerate.


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8 surprising benefits of remote workshops

Board of Innovation

Thinking about a remote session? From improved efficiency and faster experimentation to introvert bravery, here are a few reasons why a digital collaboration might be a great choice. The post 8 surprising benefits of remote workshops appeared first on Board of Innovation. Inspiration

Six Things I wish I had known before I accepted the position of Chief Innovation Officer

Destination Innovation

Image by Mhouge from Pixabay. I was pleased and proud to be appointed to the position of CIO (Chief Innovation Officer). It seemed like a great opportunity to join a dynamic executive team and help drive the growth and ambition which inspired the company.

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.

The Coronavirus is a Forcing Function for Financial Services Innovation

Innovation Excellence

“Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” –Elon Musk The Coronavirus is having a big impact in financial services, and is going to have an even greater impact on innovation.

Five Innovators You’ve Never Heard Of


According to recent statistics, half of all inventions happen by accident and two-thirds of patents arise from collaboration. There’s plenty of innovation going on, but do you know who invented the products and services you use every day?

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5 Use Cases for Blockchain in Government


Blockchain is far more than just cryptocurrency. There’s lots of hype surrounding blockchain, but at root, it’s a simple concept.

The Four Currents of a Culture of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking these days about “culture of innovation” — trying to get down to the root of what the heck it’s all about.

How Do Your Employees Feel about Your Innovation Strategies?


Innovation is at its best when everyone in your organization is involved in the process. Are your employees engaged with your company’s innovation strategy? Employees who are directly engaged with what’s going on in the company will feel a stronger need to innovate than their disengaged counterparts.

How a Big Data Strategy Can Fight Insurance Fraud


At the same time, insurers have also understood that they need a Big Data strategy for various purposes. Not all, however, already use tools to detect fraud. That’s exactly what we want to help you reflect on with this article.

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.

Seeking out knowledge that feeds our innovations

Paul Hobcraft

The more we embrace change and recognize innovation demands more of our time, the more we must seek out knowledge that ‘feeds’ innovation. And the more we ‘push’ for learning, the greater chance we have of thriving in a challenging world.

Famous Person Anagram Quiz

Destination Innovation

Test Your Skill at Anagrams with these ten short puzzles. Each answer is a famous person. Please enter your answer in the box. Which terrorist might be said to be A BAD MAN, NO LIES? (5, 5, 3, 5).

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When tough times are ahead, you should double down on innovation

Idea to Value

As I’m writing this, the last couple of weeks have been quite eventful around the world. There’s a lot of uncertainty and even panic regarding the coronavirus, its current and potential impact on our economy, and of course, its effects on people all around the world.

When Pundits Say That Robots WIll Take Our Jobs, Remember These 4 Things

Digital Tonto

There are some things that a machine will never do. Machines will never strike out at a Little League game, have their hearts broken or see their children born. That makes it difficult, if not. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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.

Practicing for an emerging future

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm writing this in the stages of the corona virus outbreak in the United States where we've finally decided to take the virus and its impact seriously. While the virus may not be as deadly as some other viruses, it is clearly contagious.

Innovation in the Family


One of the longest standing questions in the field of innovation lies in the debate surrounding whether or not “creativity” is an innate trait or whether it’s something that can be learned. The answer has big implications. If you think creativity can be learned, you can then train people to be move innovative. If you don’t then you can forget about helping people or working with people who aren’t predisposed to creative thoughts. My view is that creativity and innovation can be learned.

Want Innovation? Be Open Minded


Mid February was the NBA All Star Game. As I mentioned in a post I wrote, for some time the ASG was struggling to be the best pick up game in the world. But the changes made to the format of the ASG made it great again.

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How to Spot Inflection Points In Business Before They Happen with Rita McGrath and Alex Osterwalder

Strategyzer Innovation

Bestselling author and longtime professor of management at Columbia business school, Rita McGrath, joins Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder for a fascinating discussion on our StratChat webinar series about her latest work ' Seeing Around Corners: How To Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen'. Webinar

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.

How supply chains and ecosystems will be shaped by the corona virus

Jeffrey Phillips

Right now the global economy is in a bit of an uproar over corona virus and its impact on people, businesses and economies.

Real Life Examples of the 7 Wastes of Lean


Eliminating waste is at the heart of the Lean Business methodology. The goal of Lean is to spend more of your time creating value for customers by reducing or eliminating everything else - the waste.

What’s Your Take

Innovation Excellence

The coronavirus has now been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization. So what does innovation look like in a time of crisis? How do we respond as innovators? Click "Read More" to join the discussion. Innovation

How to Find the Idea at the Right Time


One of the things that was surprising to us at IdeaScale was that many of our customers came to us looking for idea management software not because they didn’t have enough good ideas, but because they simply needed a place for those ideas to live. How could that be the main reason?

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.

Chasing Invincibility: Lessons Learned from Top Organisations Around the World

Strategyzer Innovation

No company is invincible. Those that come closest are the ones that constantly reinvent themselves before their business models become obsolete. This need for reinvention is more pressing than ever.

Bonus Insights You Get from Digital Continuous Improvement


When we chat with people about making the switch to digital continuous improvement , many of the benefits are immediately apparent. People know that using software with workflow capabilities to manage projects is a much better option than using spreadsheets and email.

The Eternal Temptation of the Low Hanging Fruit

Innovation Excellence

By Francesco Pagano & Costas Papaikonomou Spoiler alert. This is a rant, but it’s a short one. Maybe it’s a mini therapy session for a lot of innovators out there. It started with a small comment on LinkedIn, which triggered a response. A nerve, an open nerve was exposed.

Digital Transformation and Its Impact on New-Product Management for Manufacturers


For the manufacturer undertaking new-product development, Digital Transformation means smart new products with embedded software.

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!

Collaboration During Pandemics Through The Modern Digital Workplace


The COVID-19 pandemic has become a huge global crisis and is growing at an exponential rate – with no signs of slowing down. As per recent reports , there are over 170,000+ confirmed across 100+ countries. And new cases are being reported every day!

KaiNexus' Response to COVID-19


With more new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed every day and the recognition that we’re only at the beginning of this pandemic, the health and safety of employees is a top priority of companies around the globe.

Innovating During a Crisis

Innovation Excellence

We are living in interesting times. There is probably nobody out there whose personal and business life has not been impacted at least to some degree by the current COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, in the time between writing this and it publishing, I suspect a lot will have changed.

Digital Twins: A Smarter Way of Commerce


Digital twins, a new means of representing products in commerce, enable merchants to craft powerful experiences and connect easily to new sales channels. The post Digital Twins: A Smarter Way of Commerce appeared first on Innovation Management. Trend Alert digital twins digitization

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.