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The Eerie Parallels Between the 1920s And Today

Digital Tonto

While the “Roaring Twenties” are remembered as a golden age, they set the seeds for what came later. Although the stock market boomed, lack of regulation led to the stock market crash of 1929 and the. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How to Be a Motivational Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How to Be a Motivational Leader. If you are the leader of an organization, it is mostly understood that it is your responsibility to motivate employees and other people on your team to do the best they can. Is it really your responsively to motivate people? I will argue that the priority of a leader is to set an example others will want to emulate on their own, and to foster an environment where people are freely self-motivated.

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The Fundamentals of the Lean Methodology

Kainexus

The Lean methodology is an evolution of the Toyota Production System that the Japanese automaker implemented following World War II to improve the efficiency and flexibility of its manufacturing. Two important books, The Machine That Changed the World (1990) by James P.

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Podcast S5E108: Dr Robert Alan Black – The history of creativity research

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with international creativity advocate Dr Robert Alan Black. We touch on his history working with the late, great Prof Paul E Torrance and speak about the history of creativity research.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

Exago and New Whys join forces in the Saudi Arabia innovation market

Exago

Sharing the vision to enable and empower people innovation in organisations, New Whys is the latest partner to join EPIC – the Exago Partners Innovation Community.

Top Innovation Conferences for 2021

IdeaScale

One of the central curiosities of the COVID-19 pandemic is that innovation festivals have had to show some innovation themselves. However, that also means that some of these conferences are in flux, with some speakers still being locked in.

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Generative Design: A new form of computer creativity

Idea to Value

Up until recently, most of the things we bought were designed by humans. Cars, computers, cans, chairs and cathedrals. Everything could be traced back to an individual or team who set out to design products with the ideal the combination of form and function.

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Explaining the Five Stages of Innovation Maturity

Innovation Leader

Large organizations often want to know where they stand when it comes to innovation maturity, progress, or sophistication. We divide this journey into five stages, from “ad hoc” to “optimized.” These are our definitions of each stage, along with data about how many organizations fall into each one

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IdeaScale Podcast – How the City of Westminster is Building for the Future

IdeaScale

Innovation is an integral part of building for the future. The city of Westminster, Colorado, generates value to citizens by directly involving them in the process. As the seventh most populous city in CO, Westminster’s downtown is almost equal distance between downtown Denver and Boulder.

Killers of Innovation Part 1 – The Failure

The Future Shapers

Statistically, about 90% of all innovation projects fail. Humans despise failure! They prefer to bury it deep. This makes beginning more intelligently again extremely difficult. There are recurring reasons for innovation failure, or to put it more blatant: Killers of Innovation.

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

New research shows being bored might make you more creative

Idea to Value

Sometimes being bored can seem like the worst thing in the world. In fact, I’ve previously written about research which shows that people (especially men), would rather electrocute themselves than be bored.

How Do Organizations Typically Gather New Ideas?

InnovationManagement

Even the most fledgling innovation program have a research component. Innovation research guides decision making, problem statements, idea generation, solution sourcing, and several other points in the innovation lifecycle.

IdeaScale Podcast – How the City of Westminster is Building for the Future

IdeaScale

Innovation is an integral part of building for the future. The city of Westminster, Colorado, generates value to citizens by directly involving them in the process. As the seventh most populous city in CO, Westminster’s downtown is almost equal distance between downtown Denver and Boulder.

How Companies Think About Innovation Budgets in 2021

Innovation Leader

In a recent virtual gathering for members of the Innovation Leader network, executives shared their approaches to budgeting and funding in 2021

How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

Video: How Pixar’s movement animation has evolved over the years

Idea to Value

I’ve always been fascinated by movie production, especially special effects and animation.

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The dark side of intrapreneurship and how to avoid it

The Future Shapers

Intrapreneurship is a rewarding, but difficult, journey upon which to embark. It is clear from both the literature, and research, that the driving factors for being an intrapreneur are, paradoxically, often the root causes of tension and stress when the journey has commence.

Top Innovation Conferences for 2021

IdeaScale

As everything goes remote, virtual conferences are becoming more common. One of the central curiosities of the COVID-19 pandemic is that innovation festivals have had to show some innovation themselves.

The Year of Athleisure, with Lululemon’s Chief Science Officer

Innovation Leader

Lululemon’s Chief Science Officer, Tom Waller shares why 2020 created lines out of their store doors and how the retailer keeps customers close when building new products

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Can One Make a Living in Creative Photography?

Idea to Value

Photography is one of the most important media in contemporary society. It has the power to capture moments for posterity, give us insights into lives very different from our own, and make a permanent record of vital aspects of our shared history.

Anticipatory Minds don’t Ask about the New Normal, they Forge the Next Normal

Daniel Burrus

From virtual museum tours to five-star curbside pickup of a steak and lobster dinner, some tremendously innovative ideas emerged out of the coronavirus pandemic of 2020.

Kaizen 101. New to The Approach? Start Here.

Kainexus

The world was first introduced to kaizen's philosophy and practice in 1986 with Masaaki Imai's book, Kaizen, The Key to Japan's Competitive Success.

How This New Innovation Team is Figuring Out Its Metrics

Innovation Leader

Jodie Brinkerhoff’s innovation team at DFW Airport is relatively new, founded about two years ago. She shares insights on what has been working and what metrics she turns to

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Inventor Bonus Programs – How they can make or break your patent pipeline

The Future Shapers

Inventor bonus programs incentivise employees to innovate and to engage in the patenting process. Companies can modify their incentive programs to drive certain desired outcomes, such as the number and quality of invention disclosures.

The Invincible Company of the Month: Ping An

Strategyzer

It is important for leaders to understand the difference between effective innovation management and true innovation theater. Because many of the practices associated with lean startup and design thinking can create real value when applied properly.

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Opportunity or Threat: Are Automotive Suppliers Ready for the Move to Electrification?

Sopheon

Suppliers aren't just looking for new products; they will have to reinvent themselves as different businesses. The post Opportunity or Threat: Are Automotive Suppliers Ready for the Move to Electrification? appeared first on Sopheon.

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How To Monetize Your Digital Bank

Innovation Leader

How can banks shape digital banking business models to be attractive to customers and profitable in the long term? Deloitte embarked on a mission to answer this question with a new study

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5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine 100% Effective Against Hospitalizations and Deaths, Per Final-Stage U.S. Testing

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The UK-based pharmaceutical maker's two-shot solution appears to be even more efficacious against symptomatic infection than Johnson & Johnson's one-dose injection. News and Trends

Why Not Start with a Why Not?

Inspiring Next

Really? There has been a lot of hype about Start with the Why on social media, after the Ted Talk by Simon Sinek, and his book in 2009. I am personally having a tough time with that. Innovators question more than comment.

Key three factors to successful corporate innovation

whataventure

Authors: Johanna Zauner, MSc. Bernadette Zrenner, MSc. In the past months, we have talked to multiple innovation managers from various corporates to collect and analyze their challenges and learnings in our corporate innovation study. We are now ready to share some of the coolest insights with you.

Utz Brands SVP on Tuning In to Post-Pandemic Trends

Innovation Leader

Over the course of the past year, people have spent more time perusing the pantry for favorite snack options. But as the world begins to reopen, companies in the snack foods industry may need to tune back in to pre-pandemic trends, says Shannan Redcay of Utz

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!