Sat.Oct 05, 2019 - Fri.Oct 11, 2019

The Naked Intrapreneur 2 Leading Intrapreneurship

The Future Shapers

What are the critical steps leaders need to take to foster an intrapreneurial culture? It has a lot to do with maintaining high energy and fostering a creative spirit.

A Real Life Example of the Power of Giving Feedback

Idea Champions

Most Fortune 500 companies have some kind of corporate strategy in place for ratcheting up their innovation efforts. Consultants are hired. CEOs give pep talks. And internal initiatives are launched.

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What Pundits Predicting the Future Always Seem to Get Wrong

Innovation Excellence

Peter Thiel likes to point out that we wanted flying cars, but got 140 characters instead. He’s only partly right. For decades futuristic visions showed everyday families zipping around in flying cars and it’s true that even today we’re still stuck on the ground.

Accelerating Innovation in the Energy Transition Journey

Paul Hobcraft

[link]. What fascinates me presently is the energy transition currently being undertaken, due to the enormous amount of innovation options being considered and applied. New technologies are changing the very nature of how energy is going to be produced and delivered over the next ten to twenty years.

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Today’s CIO: The Chief Innovation Officer

Daniel Burrus

Today’s world of business is not just changing—it’s transforming. The difference is that change is doing something in an incrementally different way, while transformation is doing something so drastically different that it becomes a qualitative shift.

What people still don’t understand about culture and how to change it.

The Future Shapers

Building a culture of innovation is one of the most important tasks in an organisation serious about getting innovation right. With so much advice out there and a myriad of departure points, what are the main things leaders really need to be aware of to get it right?

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Effective Digital Managers Build Ecosystems for Innovation

IdeaScale

The digital workplace is increasingly faster-paced, with a speed-to-market mindset that doesn’t allow a leisurely pace or ignorance of digital advances. Speed-to-market is a primary driver for innovation.?. Harvard Business School Professor Linda A.

Wrong Diagnosis means Wrong Remedy

Destination Innovation

We tend to revere our clinicians as towering experts in their fields. So how often do you think doctors misdiagnose? How often might your doctor tell you that you have some illness or condition, but it’s not right?

How can I reward employees for ideas?

Idea Drop

If you want your business to become a thriving and open environment where each and every member of your team feels confident enough to contribute, you need to reward employees for ideas.

Recipe for innovation lab success, valid across the firm?

Innovation 360 Group

It turns out many of the findings are possible to adopt for innovation efforts across your company. In a recent article in HBR, Simone Bhan Ahuja summarizes his experiences with corporate innovation labs: [link].

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 WeWork Debacle Is Just A Symptom Of A Much Larger Problem

Digital Tonto

Why would investors value a conventional real estate business model like a software company? Because Silicon Valley investors tend to misjudge the physical economy. Related posts: 5 Business Lessons. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Get to Know the Female Entrepreneurs Who Are Reshaping the Business World

Entrepreneur - Innovation

From our October/November issue, these powerful women are making their mark on business (and history). Innovation Now

Could Your Innovation Strategy Use a Leg Up?

IdeaScale

Give your team a step up. Innovation can be hard work. However, if your innovation strategy results in lots of hard work for little reward, then it’s time to step back and consider whether you need to give your team a leg up on the process.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of September 2019

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Strategy vs Tactics - What's the Difference?

Cascade Strategy

You've probably heard these two terms used in various business contexts over the years. And perhaps you didn't really give them much thought. Or perhaps you did, and weren't quite sure what the difference between them really was, or why that even matters.

The 20 Mistakes New Corporate Innovators Make

Innovation Leader

Being tapped to lead innovation inside a big, established organization is a tough assignment. Here are the 20 most common mistakes that we see new corporate innovators make

Understanding the Design Thinking Process

IdeaScale

Design matters, no matter the product. Who is your customer? Any business can answer this question, in many cases in detail and almost effortlessly. How often do you ask that question when developing your product?

How to Manage Early Stage Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Product concepts are the lifeblood of your company. Flowing through your company’s system, like blood through the veins of a human body, new product concepts are the future of your company’s health and the source of its growth.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

Learning Isn’t Supposed To Be Fun; It Should Make You Uncomfortable

Game-Changer

Are you willing to suffer? Before I make a decision, I ask myself this question when I approach a new challenge I’m thinking about. I’ve heard many people tell me they love learning. Often it’s just a spur of the moment thing where they have to say something because they can’t keep quiet. Most simply read stuff. Yes, reading is a way to learn. But the best learning happens when you do something; most people don’t approach learning this way.

How Embarrassing Moments Lead to Creative Genius

Carla Johnson - Innovation

October 11, 2019 I still remember it like it was yesterday. It was my first “real” job – I was the marketing director for a mid-size architecture firm. Every Monday started the same, with a meeting in the conference room. Just me and the five partners of the firm. I felt completely out of my league.

Staffing Innovation Teams?

Innovation Leader

What…information might there be about innovation staffing? In-sourced vs. out-sourced? Types of roles/functions on innovation team

Are Petrol Stations the Future of Starbucks?

Innovation Excellence

Recently the Seattle Times published an article from the Washington Post highlighting a gas station in Maryland that has made the bold move of turning off its gas pumps and installing electric charging stations in their place.

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.

We Can No Longer Live Our Lives Without Augmentation

helloFUTURE

We’ve nearly reached the point – or have passed the point in some cases, where we can no longer operate without augmentation. When was the last time you took a break from looking at your phone or disconnecting from social media?

How Revolut delivers a great customer experience

Board of Innovation

8 ways challenger bank Revolut makes banking seamless for customers with their UX-optimized, digital-only services. No, this post isn’t sponsored. The post How Revolut delivers a great customer experience appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise

How Royal Caribbean is Deploying New Technologies

Innovation Leader

We go inside Royal Caribbean’s innovation lab in Miami and on board their ship, Navigator of the Seas, to see the company’s digital transformation in action

Four Ways to Run Projects

Innovation Excellence

There are four ways to run projects. One – 80% Right, 100% Done, 100% On Time, 100% On Budget Fix time Fix resources Flex scope and certainty Set a tight timeline and use the people and budget you have. You’ll be done on time, but you must accept a reduced scope (fewer bells and whistles).

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!

Pursue Independence and Fulfillment Instead of Happiness

Tullio Siragusa

Pursue Independence and Fulfillment Instead of Happiness. According to studies and research it has been proven that being dependent can lead to situations which could affect one’s psychological well-being. For example, as a young adult sharing an apartment with your parents you will experience less privacy, and will often be obligated to follow certain rules, and accept decisions which may not be well-aligned with your life’s plan.

8 Emerging Business Intelligence Trends To Look For In 2020 And Beyond

Acuvate

Over the last decade, the business intelligence world has transformed in several ways. Data exploded and was recognized as the new oil. Organizations understood the value of data and shifted from simple spreadsheets to interactive BI dashboards and visualizations.

Remotely Engaged

Tembosocial

It used to be that you had to be global to be disconnected. But the changing nature of how work gets done - remote work, desk-less workers, satellite offices, etc - has fundamentally changed what this means for employee experience. Employee Engagement Employee Recognition

Going Beyond the Prototype

Innovation Excellence

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Douglas Ferguson, author of the new book Beyond the Prototype: A roadmap for navigating the fuzzy area between ideas and outcomes. Douglas Ferguson is an entrepreneur and human-centered technologist with over 20 years of experience.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.