Sat.Dec 24, 2022 - Fri.Dec 30, 2022

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The Fine Line Between Innovating and Overextending

IdeaScale

While grinding it out is required at times, it’s not sustainable. At some point, product and service quality will decline. This is often due to the ripple effects of overextending, which include burnout and poor decision-making.

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3 Things Politicians Can Do to Create Innovation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In the 1960s, the federal government accounted for more than 60% of all research funding, yet by 2016 that had fallen to just over 20%. During the same time, businesses’ share of R&D investment more than doubled from about 30% to almost 70%.

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Why I’m Not Setting Resolutions for 2023

Stephen Shapiro

2023 is around the corner. Time to make some changes in your life. Right? Ready to set some resolutions? Before you do, did you know that only 8% of people are always successful in achieving the desired results. 92% fail!

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Things that didn’t exist in 2001

Destination Innovation

Things that didn’t exist in 2001. iPhone. Facebook. YouTube. Instagram. Twitter. TikTok. Android. Bitcoin. Tesla. Gmail. Netflix streaming. Amazon Prime. Podcasts. Kickstarter. WhatsApp. Google Maps. Snapchat. LinkedIn. Pinterest. Chrome. Spotify. Airbnb. Slack. Reddit.

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Roadmap Personas: The Best Way to Set Expectations for Teams, Clients, and Leadership

Speaker: Johanna Rothman - Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman as she discusses developing persona-specific roadmaps and the reasons why sometimes less is more.

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Keep your eye on these 10 key drivers during 2023 doing your Scenario Planing

Innovation 360 Group

The first time I worked with scenario planning was in the post-cold war in the early 90s, when in the western world we collectively still remembered international tensions, the threat of war, and economic recession.

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Cool Lateral Ideas

Destination Innovation

There are myriad of lateral ideas in action to solve everyday problems. We now take them for granted but when they were first proposed they may have been seen as risky, silly or impractical. Here is a random selection of some of my favourites exprssed in the form of a problem and a lateral solution.

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Unlocking Creativity in One Amazing Graphic

Michael Roberto

Thank you to reader Amelia Crabtree, a geriatrician from Melbourne, Australia, for creating this amazing infographic about my book, Unlocking Creativity. I'm so grateful! unlockingcreativity creativity

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3 Steps to a Truly Terrific Innovation Team

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton “What had a bigger impact on the project? The process you introduced or the people on the team?” ” As much as I wanted to give all the credit to my brilliant process, I had to tell the truth. “People. It’s always people.”

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Jobs to Be Done (JTBD) Frequently Asked Questions

InnovationTraining.org

Our AI tool identified these questions as some of the top questions that people ask about Jobs to be Done theory (JTBD). We also used the help of artificial intelligence to answer each question. Jobs to be Done Frequently Asked Questions (JTBD FAQ).

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Next year, keep your eyes and mind open

Idea to Value

I was walking through the forest with my sleeping son, day dreaming, when something stopped me. I was not sure what the feeling was, but it felt out of place and surprising. I looked back, and noticed someone had left a random piece of carrot on a branch.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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Innovation: the accelerator for the changes in our energy transitions

Paul Hobcraft

No energy transition will be achieved without invention and innovation, yet we are currently failing badly to fund research, development and deployment.

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Why is it important to innovate in 2023?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack At ImagineNation™ we have just celebrated 10 years as a global innovation consultancy, learning, and coaching company.

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Storytelling for Leaders (Top Questions)

InnovationTraining.org

We used our AI tool to try to identify the most frequently asked questions people have about storytelling for leaders. Here are the top questions, and also answers generated with help from our AI tool. Top Storytelling for Leadership Questions. What is the purpose of storytelling in leadership?

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Reducing Uncertainty Within Your HR Dept via Explore in the Core

Moves the Needle

Corporate HR teams are facing unprecedented uncertainty: hybrid work, the “big quit”, and “silent quit”. To make things worse, an exhausted, burned-out workforce. The remaining workforce will be implored to “just work harder.”. This is a recursive, negative cycle. Can it be stopped? I don’t know.

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

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 that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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Change Management Plan: How-To Guide with Expert Tips (2023)

Cascade Strategy

It’s no secret that companies that endure must be skilled at absorbing change and adapting direction when things get tough. In theory, an effective change management plan should help you develop a clear roadmap, communicate priorities with involved stakeholders, and execute your change strategy.

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3 DAYS LEFT to Vote for the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2022

Innovation Excellence

CLICK HERE TO SEE WHO HAS BEEN NOMINATED For more than a decade I’ve devoted myself to making innovation insights accessible for the greater good, because I truly believe that the better our organizations get at delivering value to their stakeholders the less waste of natural resources and human resources there will be. As a […].

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Demonstration Video on How to Use AI to Create Idea or Concept Visuals and Rough Prototype Images

InnovationTraining.org

Artificial Intelligence in Design Thinking Innovation. In this video we demonstrate how to use AI tools like Dall-E and Midjourney to create images for ideas.

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Best ITONICS Features and Updates of 2022

ITONICS

We did a roundup of our most noteworthy software updates from the past 12 months that make innovation more accessible and empower you and your team to innovate successfully. Use the table of contents sidebar to jump straight in and read more about specific features. End2End Innovation $Innovation O

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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.

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Operational Plan: Everything You Need To Know (2023 Guide)

Cascade Strategy

Burdened with the realization that the old way of planning no longer works in complex and unpredictable business environments, companies are struggling to find their feet on shaky ground.

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Trends in Medical School Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Biomedical and health entrepreneurship continues to expand around the world.

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Adapting in Uncertainty: Best Practices for Effective Product Portfolio Management

Planview Blog

Reducing risk and increasing productivity is always top-of-mind, especially in an uncertain or unstable environment. Organizations must constantly adapt through strategic decision-making to ensure success with minimal risk or cutbacks.

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New Year Brings Choice: More Distinctive or More Conventional?

Michael Roberto

Image Source: Wikipedia As we approach the new year, we have a choice as individuals and as organizations: Will we become more distinctive or more conventional in our work? Are we open to experimenting, testing new ideas, and learning by doing?

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Five Steps to Digital Transformation Success

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Art Inteligencia Digital transformation is increasingly becoming an integral part of businesses in the modern age, as companies seek to leverage technology to gain a competitive edge.

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Why are so many people quitting?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski People don’t leave a company because they feel appreciated. People don’t leave a company because they feel part of something bigger than themselves. People don’t leave a company because they see a huge financial upside if they stay.

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Voting Open – Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2022

Innovation Excellence

For more than a decade I’ve devoted myself to making innovation insights accessible for the greater good, because I truly believe that the better our organizations get at delivering value to their stakeholders the less waste of natural resources and human resources there will be. As a result, we are eternally grateful to all of […].