Sat.Sep 09, 2017 - Fri.Sep 15, 2017

Jumping to a fresh cycle of innovation design

Paul Hobcraft

I have argued in the past that innovation management needs to radically adjust and needs to be designed differently, it needs to be highly adaptive.

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The Top Reasons We Fail to Achieve Our Creative Goals (And How to Stop It Happening to You)

Idea to Value

There are few things more detrimental to a person’s self-confidence and motivation than failure to achieve the goals they set for themselves. Yet this is something that happens to countless people every day.

Don’t Worry About People Stealing Your ideas

Digital Tonto

"If your idea is any good, you'll have to ram it down people's throats" Related posts: How to Create Ideas that Evolve. Ideas Having) Sex and the City. All Great Innovators Have One Thing In Common. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Poking the Box for Innovation

Braden Kelley

One of the best ways to challenge people’s thinking and get a group moving in a direction towards innovation is to get the group to define the box.

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 To Stop Worrying And Learn To Love The Retail Apocalypse

Digital Tonto

Value never disappears; it just shifts to new opportunities Related posts: The Future of Retail. Retail Isn’t Dead, But It Does Need To Adapt. How IBM Learned To Love Open Technology. Publishers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Care More: How You Create Loyal Customers and Fans

Game-Changer

Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain Birthday Easter Egg. As you may have read before on my blog; I’m a gamer. Have been since my mom gifted me the original Nintendo. As gamers, we all have our list of all-time favorite games.

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Four Ways to Improve Your Creative Confidence

IdeaScale

So, your company is investing in innovation, but do you lack the confidence to be creative? A 2017 Crowdsourced Innovation Report published by IdeaScale noted that more and more companies are embedding innovation initiatives at their organizations.

Can Everyone Be Innovative?

InnovationManagement

Innovation is an integral part of many organizations today, and for good reason: it helps companies stay agile, relevant, and evolving. However, innovation is often difficult to achieve—or is even met with resistance. Enabling Factors Organization & Culture

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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.

Five Questions to Help Make a Tough Decision

Innovation Excellence

When you’re making a tough decision it’s easy to let the wind take you for a ride. Try this instead. Leading is mostly about making decisions.

The Secret to Making a Strategy Development Exercise Faster and Easier

BrainZooming

Ask most business executives about strategy, and they don’t spit out well-articulated strategy statements. Instead, executives talk about customers or growth or cost cutting or new markets or a whole variety of other areas that can contribute to business success.

Innovation or Incremental Improvement?

IdeaScale

Short-term or long-term, what goal is your team working to achieve? Innovation or incremental improvement? It’s a question that faces any business looking toward the future. Do they go in a radical, and potentially risky, new direction?

If you’re not learning, what are you doing?

Mike Shipulski

You can’t learn until you acknowledge you don’t understand. No one knows everything. No sense pretending, especially if you want to learn. If you don’t know what you want to learn, any learning will do. If you’re not surprised, the learning could have been deeper.

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.

15 Must Watch TED Talks on Creativity

Innovation Excellence

While innovation is fundamental to a successful and progressive business, finding time, creativity, and inspiration can be challenging.

How Innovative Social Media Campaigns Can Boost Your Brand Exposure

InnovationManagement

Increasing brand visibility and exposure is something that can really make all the difference, because no matter how good and unique your product or service is, you won’t have too much success if you don’t promote it through social media platforms. Strategies marketing social media

The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open

IdeaScale

For the fifth year in a row, IdeaScale is hosting the Innovation Management Awards. This annual contest is open to all IdeaScale customers who have a story to share.

Inside One Multinational Bank’s Strategy for Fintech Expansion

Rocketspace

Corporate innovators within financial services companies experience some of the biggest compliance and legal hurdles than any other business sector. These challenges amplify when the bank has a presence in multiple countries. The role of R&D and new product development take on a different role within banks, which need to monitor on-the-ground trends at both the business and consumer levels. New product development is often interlaced with customer acquisition and retention.

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.

Innovation in Corporate Financial Services

Innovation Excellence

Societal and technological trends are developing at an exponential pace. We see it, sense it, and read about it every day.

How companies strangle innovation – and how you can get it right

Steve Blank

A shorter version of this post first appeared on the HBR blog. — I just watched a very smart company try to manage innovation by hiring a global consulting firm to offload engineering from “distractions.”

3 Times Technology Improved The World

Ideanote

Creating inventions that change the world for the better can seem very daunting. But as these three examples show, the simplest ideas are usually the best. The post 3 Times Technology Improved The World appeared first on Ideanote.

A Commitment to Diversity is a Commitment to Innovation

InnovationManagement

The more you allow disparate ideas to mingle and collide, the more you maximize your chances for true innovative thought to emerge. Learn all of this and more in a complimentary white paper about why innovators want to nurture workforce diversity. Organization & Culture culture deadlines diversity equality goal setting ideas innovation retention

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 Magic Question of Strategy

Innovation Excellence

Your grand strategy seems airtight on paper. You’ve arrived at a winning aspiration. You’ve honed in on an open and attractive segment in which to play. You’ve identified the competitive advantages that will enable you to win in your chosen spaces.

Open innovation and Real-Time Mapping of Irma Flooding

IdeaConnection

Open innovation, social media and mobile technologies are rapidly changing the face of disaster preparation, response, relief and rescue. Success relies on how well intelligence coming from the crowd is harnessed.

Mentoring is Key to My Business Model

Mills-Scofield

Brown University Mentees at BIF2016. One of the most wonderful weeks of the year starts Sunday, September 10th. It begins with office hours and a couple independent studies I'm advising - one of which is all about haptic feedback (sense of touch) technology and applications for AR/VR.

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4 Questions New Leaders Should Ask

Phil McKinney

IDG (parent company for CIO, Computerworld, CSO, Infoworld, ITWorld and MACWorld) asked what advice I would give new leaders. At the moment, I didn't think it was going to be that hard. Then they added a constraint. I had to do it in less than 5 minutes.

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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.

“Faux Innovation” and Other Discontents

Innovation Excellence

Over the course of this year, I’ve had the good fortune of working with three Global 50 companies – two U.S. based and one European. I’ll simply refer to them as Company A, B and C. Despite being in different industries (high-tech, financial services and industrial), one common theme emerged: senior leaders in each of.

The Coming of the Age of Tolerance

InnovationManagement

How did we arrive here, so suddenly? When for the first time was the original idea of the ‘age of curiosity, scarcity and abundance” published? It was right here in a syndicated column in 2005 and it was a very scarce notion. Today Age of Abundance is a useless notion; the term is widely used […]. Innovation Psychology

Global Hackathon Report

hackerearth

From our analysis of nearly 1000 hackathons conducted across 75 countries in the world during a two-year period from 2015 onward, we bring you this Global Hackathon Report.