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Sustainability Solutions: Driving Factors and Key Innovations

Yet2

In recent years, the word “sustainability” has become synonymous with “environmentalism.” However, this is entirely too simplistic. If we wanted solutions that just saved the environment, we could certainly do that by shutting down all power and chemical plants, stop using devices and products that require natural resources (i.e. all of them), and stop driving cars – essentially, stop using all technology. Sustainability, in reality, is much more complex.

Facing The Innovators Salmon Run

Paul Hobcraft

I was reading about one of natures wonders about the famous salmon run. Have you ever actually witnessed one or watch the documentary on this incredible journey and all its obstacles? it is an amazing story of determination to overcome odds to bring new life into the world.

Innovating With Fresh Eyes

Phil McKinney

I’ve been in the innovation game for more than 30 years. Hard to believe. With that many years comes loads of experience but also some downsides. As with most things, when you’ve done something for a long time, you tend to fall into a pattern – a rut.

Why Diversity and Inclusion Driving Innovation is a Matter of Life and Death

Rocketspace

Diversity and inclusion. These two words are amongst the most important topics in today’s culture. Simply look at the Google trend for the search term “diversity and inclusion” over the past 15 years worldwide. In fifteen years, it has grown from nearly 0 to 100.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

If you want more Creativity, Move the Kettle!

Destination Innovation

Alex Pentland. Alex Pentland is a professor at MIT who combined staff identity badges with GPS positioning technology. This enabled him to observe the movements of workers in an office much in the same way as we might watch streams of ants crossing the gorund.

Celebrating women’s power to innovate

Exago

‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’: this year’s International Women’s Day focuses on how innovation and technology can advance gender parity and the empowerment of women at a global scale, and we at Exago know first-hand just how important women are to help drive innovation in the workplace. The post Celebrating women’s power to innovate appeared first on Exago. Blog diversity gender equality innovation international women's day

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Understanding the Investment Term Sheet: 5 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Rocketspace

As you know, the path to startup success isn't paved with gold. Without a reliable funding source in place, your startup is destined to fail. If you're like most entrepreneurs, finding. Corporate Innovation

How Artificial Intelligence Is Making The Shift From System To Ecosystem

Digital Tonto

As AI evolves from integrated systems to a modular ecosystem, its becoming a true force multiplier Related posts: 4 Things Every Leader Should Know About Applying Artificial Intelligence To Business. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Technology

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How Does Globalization Impact Innovation Strategy?

IdeaScale

Globalization brings us closer and closer. Ever since the rise of the multi-national corporation, bridging cultural, social, and political differences has become an increasing concern. Yet, innovation might be the most powerful vector driving these differences, while offering the tools to cross them.

The Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil

Innovation Excellence

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Why Copying Culture Doesn’t Work

Game-Changer

Benchmarking is stupid. The only reason I recommend benchmarking, analyzing another company, is to learn what not to do. But most organizations don’t think this way. They analyze and copy what competitors do without a worry about whether their practices will work for them or not; including culture. You can’t benchmark culture , from Strategy-Business: But benchmarking culture isn’t feasible. A benchmarking exercise is one of analyzing and copying the things another company does.

It’s Not Enough To Drive Change, You Also Have To Survive Victory

Digital Tonto

Transformation is always a journey, never a destination. It takes more than a clever strategy and sound execution to see it through. Related posts: You Can’t Change Fundamental Behaviors Without. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Transformation

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How Law Enforcement Benefits from Cutting-Edge Innovation Management

IdeaScale

Law enforcement has no choice but to adapt to changing technologies and the changes that technologies cause among the populations they serve. Innovation may not change what police officers do, but it can improve how they do it. Making law enforcement simpler, better, and safer in a world that is changing more rapidly than ever is a gargantuan challenge.

How Diversity and Inclusion Drive Innovation Forward

Rocketspace

Diversity and inclusion. These two words are amongst the most important topics in today’s culture. Simply look at the Google trend for the search term “diversity and inclusion” over the past 15 years worldwide. In fifteen years, it has grown from nearly 0 to 100. inclusion and diversity diversity in innovation

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

What you need is a Chief Culture Officer

Innovation Excellence

Peter Drucker said that– business has two–and only two–basic functions: marketing and innovation. Well, your company probably already has a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), and most likely a Chief Innovation Officer (CINO, to distinguish from your Chief Information Officer, CIO).

Boredom and Creative Breakthroughs

Rmukesh Gupta

In this short animation, Dr. Sandi Man n talks about why boredom is an important emotion for us and what role it plays in the creative process.

The Eastern Europe Innovation Problem

The Future Shapers

Well that’s a thought provoking headline? How can I say something about the problem that reflects so many countries and is such a big part of Europe? Do Eastern European countries really have a problem with innovation?

Exploring Innovation Challenges for CPG Brands

IdeaScale

CPG brands aren’t always associated with innovation, though they may be associated with innovation on a small scale. This could be where you’ll find exciting new consumer innovations in coming years. People buy the same brand of coffee for years, or decades, even. Packaging may change, but the product is predictable, and CPG brands have done well by offering the consistency that is so reassuring to the consumer’s everyday life. But people change.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

From Why to What to How – What’s your purpose?

Innovation Excellence

One of the enduring factors in creating an agile and innovative business is purpose. Purpose answers the question: why do we do what we do? It gives a sense of determination to your ambition and direction. It gives a different flavour to your work then a vision, mission or strategy.

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10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 3: Seeding and Advocates

HYPE Innovation

This is the third part of the broader series on "Ten Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that will help you if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one. Since the start of this series, I talked about the foundations of an innovation management program here (Rules 1-3) , and about how to request specific ideas through targeted campaigns here (Rule 4).

3 common innovation workshop problems and why they matter

Board of Innovation

As an innovator, you've learned to love — and even seek out — customer problems. But what about problems with innovation workshops themselves? The post 3 common innovation workshop problems and why they matter appeared first on Board of Innovation. Expertise Innovation Consultant innovation managers innovation workshops

What High-Reliability Organizations Have in Common

Kainexus

High-reliability organizations (HROs) are those that successfully complete their missions despite massive complexity and high risk. Examples include the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Control system, aircraft carriers, nuclear power plants, and NASA.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Four Principles Of Digital Transformation

Innovation Excellence

When Steve Jobs and Apple launched the Macintosh with great fanfare in 1984, it was to be only one step in a long journey that began with Douglas Engelbart’s Mother of All Demos and the development of the Alto at Xerox PARC more than a decade before. The Macintosh was, in many ways, the culmination.

Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT)

hackerearth

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated devices that have unique identifiers and can autonomously transfer data over a network. IoT ecosystems consist of internet-enabled smart devices that have integrated sensors, processors, and communication hardware to capture, analyze, and send data from their immediate environments. IHS Technology predicts that there will be over 30 billion IoT devices in use by 2020 and over 75 billion by 2025.

How we cultivate sustainability and help our customers do the same

Wazoku

At Wazoku the tools and processes we recommend to our customers when generating ideas or solving business challenges are the same we adopt internally. Balbu, is what we’ve branded our own idea management platform instance in our organisation.

How Change Management Software Promotes Innovation

Kainexus

Agility is perhaps one of the most essential qualities of successful modern companies. The ability to adapt to changing marketing conditions and customer needs is crucial to survival in today’s hyper-competitive environment.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Analysis of how 3.5 million employees using Spigit ideate proves innovation is a science, and can be measured.

How Virtual Reality Will Drive the Future of Business

Innovation Excellence

In 1961, the first minicomputer, called the PDP-1, arrived at the MIT Electrical Engineering Department. It was a revolutionary machine but, as with all things that are truly new and different, no one really knew what to do with it.

The Industry 4.0 Advantage

Daniel Burrus

This visceral image of “industry” being gritty and exclusively blue-collar is true to some degree, but when “4.0” is added to it, it takes on a whole new meaning, and blue-collar workers end up believing the narrative that robots and artificial intelligence (A.I.) will delete their jobs. Though common, this fear is unwarranted. Despite the now-proven Hard Trend that A.I.,

HOW TO PROFIT FROM INNOVATIONS?

Ankush Chopra

Why do some innovators make money whereas others do not? Why was the iPhone so profitable whereas Tivo made no money? Is it just luck or is there something more to it? Above all, is there a way to predict which innovations will be profitable? Luckily the answer is yes.

Webinar | Metrics & Statistics Don't Have to be Scary

Kainexus

A while back, we recently had the honor of hosting a webinar with our Senior Advisor, Mark Graban, author of " Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More." Mark’s new book focuses on managing variation, understanding data, and leading improvement.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!