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How to pick useful and feasible ‘fights’ for innovation challenges

Exago

Here’s a simple but essential tip when establishing your innovation challenges: pick ‘fights’ that are useful and bring attainable value to your organisation. The post How to pick useful and feasible ‘fights’ for innovation challenges appeared first on www.exago.com.

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Here’s How Technology Will Shape Marketing Over The Next Decade

Digital Tonto

We need to shift from crafting messages to creating experiencesWe need to shift from crafting messages to creating experiences. Algorithms can analyze and target, but only humans can truly inspire. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Marketing Technology Future Value Exchange

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Three Emerging Corporate Innovation Models

Rocketspace

In 2017, the big theme among corporate innovation teams will be cautious optimism. While there is uncertainty about how the new geopolitical terrain will impact their business, corporates are still moving forward with innovation plans. They will continue to pursue accelerating their product development cycles, improving time to market, exploring emerging markets and competing for consumer loyalty. Working With Startups Accelerators Corporate-Startup Partnerships Innovation Models

Lessons in Innovation from Rome’s Arch Enemy

Destination Innovation

Hannibal (247 – 182 BC) was an illustrious general of the North African state of Carthage, Rome’s enemy and rival for control of the Mediterranean. His father was a Carthaginian general, Hamilcar, who made his 9 year old son swear undying enmity for Rome.

Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

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How Big is Your Comfort Zone?

Mills-Scofield

Fly NYON #ShoeSelfies - Aerial view over Central Park, NYC. I’ve been thinking about comfort zones. Most of the discussion makes it seem like comfort zones are static. They’re not.

5 Industries with the Most Innovative Companies

InnovationManagement

Have you ever wondered where great ideas come from? If your company has ever stalled for the lack of innovation, then you’ve probably thought about it from time to time.

Do Something Different – Lateral Thinking in Sales and Marketing

Destination Innovation

Why do we keep doing more of the same things? Is it because they are familiar and easy? Is it because we are lazy? Or are we scared that if we try something new it might not work and we will look foolish?

Business Needs Innovation Ecosystems

Innovation Excellence

The significant transformation taking place around exploiting technology and digital management has made ecosystems and platforms a mainstream prospecting need, in most of our businesses today. We must engage in what all of this m.

Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

From his newly released book, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. We are excited to have Greg join us for a session that will draw upon these insights and provide a playbook for how to define the right innovation strategies for your organization to overcome the specific challenges that your organization faces and dramatically improve your innovation effectiveness.

Identifying the Right Problem to Solve: A 4-Step Framework

IdeaScale

The votes are in, the consensus is clear- the #1 challenge for decision makers across industry is now selecting the right problem to solve and more precisely- being confident that that selection is the best problem to focus on.

Innovation Hot Spots – Countries vs. Cities

InnovationManagement

We increasingly see the world and much of its innovation through the lens of cities not countries, but there is little clarity around where the true innovation hotspots of today, let alone tomorrow, are to be found. While there is general agreement around which are the most innovative countries, the lack of consensus around the criteria used to identify an innovative city has produced multiple views and varied answers.

Why you should consider an Idea Management Platform

Ideanote

5 benefits of using an Idea Management Platform. Why is an idea management platform important? It is a question we often get, and we sometimes start our explanation by asking a set of questions in return.

The Trichotomy: Dual Corporate Innovation and Transformation

Innovation Excellence

Here is a chart, shown by Scott Anthony from Innosight during a worthwhile talk on Dual Transformation. It puts in a nutshell what he refers to as the "hardest challenge in business today". The chart greatly captures the fact that dual transformation involves three distinct playing fields.

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A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

This action-packed session examined the critical questions you should ask as you establish an open innovation framework: which technologies or ideas? Which partners and how many? Which methods? By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new products to market more quickly. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

9 Ways to Never Suffer from a Lack of New Business Ideas Again

BrainZooming

For many business people, it’s intimidating to walk into an unfamiliar situation (whether that’s a new company, client, team, initiative, or project) knowing you are expected to contribute new business ideas right away.

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5 Innovation Truths: as Told through Top Gun Movie Clips

InnovationManagement

During one of the recent (and frequent) screenings of Top Gun in our house, I was thinking about innovation. I had just finish a popular post for our company’s blog about the habits of the most innovative engineers and I began to draw parallels between Maverick’s journey and innovation.

The New Moore’s Law: Put your Chips on What’s Possible.

Daniel Burrus

When I first discovered Moore’s Law in 1983, I realized I could use it as one of my tools to accurately predict the future of technological change. At the time, few were paying much attention to Moore’s law. Over the decades, the press has declared the death of Moore’s law, usually stating that it is impossible for scientists to make processors smaller and more powerful at the same exponential rate.

Hackathons—HR’s best friend

hackerearth

Trying to find an example of the “walking a thin line” idiom is easy. Think of HR managers who have to align company goals and employee satisfaction!

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

We are excited to launch the Collaborative Innovation Webinar Series with Dr. Soren Kaplan. His just released book, "The Invisible Advantage," provides actionable insights into how any organization can create a culture of innovation, an environment that promotes freethinking, an entrepreneurial spirit, and sustainable value creation at all levels and across all functions. By registering for the webinar, you will get a free excerpt from his book.

3 Steps to Creating an Engaged Workforce

The Human Factor

What would you rather have – an organization where people show up just to punch the clock every day? Or an organization where people are enthusiastic about and committed to their work and their workplace? Obviously, this is a no-brainer. Everyone wants an engaged workforce.

Oil and Water: Why Corporations and Startups Rarely Mix

Game-Changer

Illustration by Christian Laborin. There are many experienced, talented and well intentioned people who are, without knowing, blockers to innovation.

Three innovative ideas leading towards greener Denmark

Ideanote

Denmark is a small country with many internationally acknowledged innovative solutions. So what is it that Denmark does so right when it comes to finding fast designs for a better future?

If you don’t know what to do, you may be on the right track!

Innovation Excellence

What would you do if.You had to push through your fear of being judged? If you had to break some rules to get an idea off the ground? If you had a concept that would displace your most successful product?

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this session, Paul takes us through examples of successful open innovation programs to explore the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

Ten Reasons to Hire an Innovation Keynote Speaker

Braden Kelley

Innovation Keynote Speakers are often misunderstood, maligned, and underutilized. We have all been to many conferences, and heard many good (and bad) keynote and session speakers with a variety of styles (all of which are perfectly acceptable), including: 1.

Agile Strategy – 16 Strategic Thinking Questions to Explore Disruptive Innovation

BrainZooming

The folks at Armada Corporate Intelligence profiled a Bloomberg Businessweek story on Fanatics , the sports apparel manufacturer and marketer, in its Inside the Executive Suite. Fanatics introduced disruptive innovation to its marketplace with an agile strategy.

Gamification and Open Innovation

eZassi

Open innovation injects new ideas into an organization by providing the ability for non-employees to submit concepts for consideration. The process relies on a pool of involved and enthusiastic contributors who want to participate in the process.

The Evolving Role of Design

Innovation Excellence

The role of design evolves at the speed of innovation—the dizzying, dynamic speed of the market. Design now has a seat at executive and board tables across the globe. More than ever, a holistic sense of design is valued as a legal means of significant competitive advantage.

Models, Strategies and Tactics for Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration Outside the Organization

Speaker: Paul Campbell, VP of Innovation, Schneider Electric

We are excited to have Paul Campbell, an expert in corporate entrepreneurship, covering some of the strategies and tactics he has repeatedly used to transform corporate innovation programs. In this session, Paul shares his experience innovating in new and adjacent markets through a deft deployment of open innovation, business accelerators, venturing, M&A, R&D, business development and strategy team leadership.

Inclusive Globalization

100open

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, recently claimed that London is ‘the most diverse and fantastic city in the world” citing the fact that there are over 300 languages spoken; considerably more than any other city. Many other cities also compete to be ‘the most diverse city’ such as Toronto which has 51% of the population that are foreign born. Yet is it perhaps more insightful to find out more about the most integrated and inclusive neighbourhoods within those diverse global cities instead?

The Right Time will Never Come: 5 Steps to Execute Your Idea

InnovationManagement

After two years of coming up with my idea, I finally launched the platform 'Scout Me Online.' All the reasons why we procrastinate, avoid or delay in making decisions committing to a specific task are because we believe we need to have something or be perfect. And when we don’t have those, or we doubt ourselves, which reinforces our current belief. Column & Opinion entrepreneur entrepreneurship fear mentors scout me online startup

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Five Must-Attend Innovation & Tech Conferences in 2017

IdeaScale

Conferences let you meet the latest and greatest in innovation. Tech conferences are where innovation can truly kindle. But there’s also a dizzying array of them from which to choose.

Top 10 Reasons to Hire an Innovation Keynote Speaker

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Keynote Speakers are often misunderstood, maligned, and underutilized.

Creating a Culture of Innovation — Validating Success with Numbers

Developing a culture of innovation internally leads to higher employee engagement, empowerment of your employees to assist on solving some of your most vital problems, an effective method for capturing their ideas and acting on them and finally, an increase in costsavings.