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

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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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.

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 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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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.

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.

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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

Formula 1 is Crowdsourcing Novel Viewing Experiences

IdeaConnection

Calling all petrol heads. Formula 1 needs your help. The “Tata Communications F1 Innovation Prize” is offering $50,000 to the person who comes up with the best way to improve broadcasts of races and how they are enjoyed by viewers. “We’re

Here’s Why Even Highly Successful Companies Find It Hard To Innovate In New Markets

Innovation Excellence

In 1892, George Eastman formed the Eastman Kodak Company to “make the camera as convenient as a pencil.” It was an idea whose time had come and by the early 20th century, Kodak emerged as one of America’s largest companies and Eastman one of its most successful entrepreneurs. It wasn’t just that one idea that. Innovation

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.

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.

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

Collective Campus

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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

How to found a successful culture of innovation: Part 1

Ideanote

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The Myth of Left and Right-Minded People

Innocentive

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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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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.

Which Fintech Businesses Will Prevail in the Digital Future

InnovationManagement

One of the most popular resources that IdeaScale has ever created was our white paper about how crowdsourcing was going to impact the financial sector. I think the reason why that white paper was so popular was because crowdsourcing was just one of many emerging trends that were beginning to shake up the financial sector. Other financial trends included the emergence of blockchain, sophisticated hacker schemes, and much (MUCH) more.

In Review: The Village Xperience VR/AR Accelerator 2018 | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

Virtual reality has long been considered a thing of science fiction but is quickly becoming science fact

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Embody the Alternatives

100open

One of the most important principles of design and innovation methods that we’ve learned and apply frequently in our work is to prototype different versions of a new idea.

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Therantology

Innovation Excellence

The Theranos story continues to unfold in the headlines and will likely be the stuff of Harvard Business School cases for years to come. Here is a brief history of Theranos. and where they find themselves now. According to the WSJ, Theranos Inc.

Corporate Innovator Incubator Halves Mobility Innovation Vetting Timeline; Simultaneously Saves 30% in Costs

A leader in smart, high-performance automotive space, recognizing the imminent disruption its sector faces from autonomous vehicles, began a practice to encourage and field pitches from mobility startups and other technology innovation companies…