Sat.Jun 30, 2018 - Fri.Jul 06, 2018

Beyond Puzzles: Innovating in Complex Ecosystems

The Future Shapers

Have you ever been in an obstacle course that had multiple ways for you to proceed? What about reading a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book where at key moments to can make different choices resulting in different endings? More likely, you have played any number of video games that give you multiple options for how you might tackle the game’s objective. Having decisions with uncertain outcomes to make is always a bit unnerving.

The Complex Relationship Between Innovation and Risk

IdeaScale

Risk vs. reward can be a hard thing to balance. All of business, it has been argued, boils down to weighing the likely rewards of a decision against the likely risk. The problem with any innovation strategy is that, at some point, innovation runs into this equation.

Not All Innovation Looks The Same

Innovation Excellence

I used to believe that in order to be innovative, we all have to innovate the same way, my way. Usually, that involves stepping outside my comfort zone and daring to be fearless. My way of innovating includes getting super uncomfortable and taking big risks.

5 Things Managers Should Know About Innovation (But Most Don’t)

Digital Tonto

There is no one "true" path to innovation, but there are basic principles that we can apply Related posts: An Innovation Roadmap. Why Best Practices Can Lead To Better Innovation. A New Breed Of. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation Leadership

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.

Situational Awareness (Winter is Coming)

Mike Shipulski

Business and life are all about choosing how you want to allocate your time and money. In life, it’s your personal time and money and in business it’s the company’s. If you’ve ever done any winter hiking, you know that it’s important to know the terrain.

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AI Developers Take Note: The Bartender of the Future Will Probably Be a Robot

Game-Changer

Anyone who likes going out to bars or restaurants knows they can get crowded. Bartenders don’t always have the time to take every order. Sometimes, they’re simply new to the job and struggle to stay on top of each customer’s request; this can make it difficult to get a drink.

Summer Reading List: 12 Great Stories About History’s Most Legendary Innovators

Digital Tonto

Great innovators are real people with real flaws that managed to overcome their failures Related posts: Summer Reading List: 17 Great Books Every Innovator Should Read. Summer Reading List: Books. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Reading List

The State of Innovation in Healthcare

IdeaScale

In a recent survey, researchers found that seventy-five percent of hospital executives at a location with 400 or more beds are planning to build an innovation center.

13 Plastic Packaging Alternatives

Innovation Excellence

Why should brands care? Plastics is one of the biggest challenges the world is facing right now. Thanks to David Attenborough’s Blue Planet, consumers are suddenly aware of the thousands of tonnes of plastic filling the ocean.

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

The State of Artificial Intelligence Adoption in LATAM

Game-Changer

The Next Economy will be driven by 10 emerging technologies ; artificial intelligence underpins them all. And the race is on for the crown of having the Holy Grail of computing, the countries that are leading in the adoption of AI are China and the United States.

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The Value of Having A Curators Platform for Innovators

Guide 4 Innovating

I would like to lay out some thoughts on why we should be considering a curation platform for innovation and the value it can bring to a broader innovation community.

Four Innovation Lessons We Can Learn from Standard Bank

IdeaScale

Innovation starts in the clouds and comes to Earth. Innovation is particularly important for industries that seemingly move slowly, and that’s particularly true of banking.

The Power of Questions And How To Use It!

Beyond the Obvious

I’ve been fascinated by the power of questions, either good or bad, for my entire professional life. The more I thought about them, the more I began to notice how people used them.

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.

Innovation Leaders as White Blood Cells

Innovation Excellence

One of the most important roles of the leader of a creative team is to keep the team separated from the rest of the organization. Just like your immune system separates you from disease. What is the most important trait of the creative team leader?

Seeking out new Knowledge that Flows

Guide 4 Innovating

I have been heavily influenced by the great work of John Hagel and Deloitte’s “ Big Shift Index ” as a frame to measure the forces of long-term change.

I quit my job at Google — you can quit yours too

Board of Innovation

Read More. The post I quit my job at Google — you can quit yours too appeared first on Board of Innovation. Jobs hiring innovation jobs

Learning from our scars

The Future Shapers

In general, those of us in the corporate environment remain reluctant to discuss things that don’t quite go to plan (at least not openly). Far too often, we only base success around project launches or delivery, i.e. the outcome, and fail to recognise the importance of learning along the way.

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.

Innovation Labs: rapid innovation (3/4)

Innovation Excellence

Did you miss Part One or Part Two? Innovation labs or rapid innovation centers are developing at fast pace. Hereafter, we prolongate the previous review of Innovation Labs, with an industry point of view.

Six ways to improve innovation through culture change

Wazoku

Based on the Innov8rs webinar on the same topic where Nicola Darke, Customer Success Director at Wazoku, Tim Westall, Co-Founder of April Strategy, and Hans Gillior, Founder of the Goodwind Company, each shared two ways to improve innovation through culture change.

In Review: The Charter Hall PropTech Accelerator 2018 | Collective Campus

Collectivecamp

The real estate industry has long been considered a laggard insofar as technology adoption has been concerned with more than 40% of real estate companies still relying on spreadsheets and paper-based processes to manage properties today

Innovation by numbers: Lessons to learn from the CIA and Netflix

Innovation 360 Group

Back in 2011, we were wondering how to develop the first hypothesis in the large and very complex assignments we were undertaking. We decided to look at other trades and industries to see how they approached complex tasks.

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.

This May Be the Biggest Mistake an Entrepreneur Can Make

Innovation Excellence

Probability is a wonderful tool but it may also be the surest path to an ordinary life devoid of innovation. History is littered with people who reached for the impossible against odds that where less than zero. Our greatest fear is uncertainty.

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The Promise and The Challenge of Automation and AI In The Workplace

Faisal Hoque

An essential part of any future transition requires both left-brained (analytical) and right-brained (creative) talent and culture. Value creation process from Automation and AI is no different.

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How to found a successful culture of innovation: Part 1

Ideanote

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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!