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Pursuing Innovation During COVID-19

Innovation Leader

Experts share best practices for teams as they navigate uncertainty. Topics include shifting teams’ priorities, switching to remote work, and cultivating a “service oriented” mindset

Going From Blind to Bright.

Innovation Excellence

Quick bullets. 200 words spent on Brands’ blind spots turned into bright ones, after three months of a nasty 2020. One: be transparent. Be like water, the motto reads.

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Continuous Improvement in Golf [COVID-19]


This post is about improvement and its role in a crisis. But I’m choosing a subject matter that has nothing to do with essential services. I realize that everyone has something they really miss about the way the world worked before this crisis became such a battle


Getting Organized to Help Your Business

The Human Factor

source. Being organized is something that all business owners should do. How do you ever expect to take your business to the next level without quality organizational skills?

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Impact of Self-Honesty on Your Success

Tullio Siragusa

The Impact of Self-Honesty on Your Success. Psychology argues that being true to yourself induces meaning in your life. The drive to be authentic is present in all of us. Still, there is a lot of misconception about being authentic and genuine. Some people think that having piercings, tattoos, punk hair, or listening to Coldplay makes you genuine, and that would be true if that’s’ who you are. To be authentic, one needs to be honest with oneself.

BroadVision to Join the Aurea Family


This morning we announced the pending acquisition of BroadVision - a provider of powerful document creation and collaboration tools that will strengthen our collaboration suite of products. This addition strengthens our collaboration suite of products, and provides a solution to many organizations particularly in highly regulated industries for complex document creation and publishing.

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The Cost of Saying “No” Just Got Expensive

Daniel Burrus

2020 brought with it a new decade with a strong stock market and strong growth forecasts. In January, companies were growing and everyone was looking at 2020 to be a transformational year in a booming global economy.

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7 Strategies for Online Learning During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Innovation Excellence

Humanity, as a whole, is currently facing a major crisis with the COVID-19. The pandemic has forced most of the working population to work from home, go on mandatory quarantine, or work under modified conditions. All public events are either canceled or postponed.

Ten Questions to ask during a Recession

Destination Innovation

If your organisation is facing a difficult time during the current downturn then here are some questions to ask at your next executive meeting. Are we doing all that is necessary in order to survive? I guess that is the question that you are already sharply focussed on.

Podcast S3E53: Alex Osterwalder – Creating an invincible company

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Alex Osterwalder, Partner at Stratgyzer and creator of the Business Model Canvas. We speak about what it takes to create an invincible company, with a particular emphasis on the importance of a balanced innovation portfolio.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Working through the current disorder we find ourselves in

Paul Hobcraft

In times like these, we need to “unfreeze.”

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How to turn a crisis into opportunity in innovation


We are all facing an unexpected challenge. But even (and especially) in these times of uncertainty, innovation should not drop off the top of your must-do list. These 6 ingredients will help your organisation stay on track.

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How To Lead Through Crisis

Digital Tonto

A crisis is, in at least one way, like anything else. It eventually ends and when it does you will look back at how you performed and will want to be proud. Related posts: How Ebay’s Spinoff. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Podcast S3E52: Josh Linkner – How to build up rituals to reward creativity

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with multiple entrepreneur Josh Linkner, about how to apply discipline to creativity. Josh is a talented Jazz guitarist, as well as having written bestselling books and starting and selling multiple technology companies.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Focusing on moving from disorder in today’s world

Paul Hobcraft

To borrow and adapt a phrase from F. Scott Fitzgerald and those over at Cognitive Edge: “ The test of (complex adaptive) intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”.

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Restarting in times of crisis


We're all feeling some uncertainty, but hectic times can actually push us ahead faster. Exago (Re)START helps you find new ideas when you need it most. The post Restarting in times of crisis appeared first on Exago. Blog collaboration exago start innovation-tips software

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Maslow’s Revenge

Innovation Excellence

maslow’s hierarchy of needs By David Bruel & Frank Pagano Spoiler alert. Three (humble) predictions on behavioral change, rediscovering a grand classic: the Maslow’s pyramid. Technology will create better ways to climb up and down the old ladder, post Covid-19.

5 Ways Employee Engagement Impacts Continuous Improvement Culture


Employee engagement has a major impact on fostering a culture of continuous improvement in your business. Workers who can see how they fit into the bigger picture are able to innovate with company goals in mind, and are more motivated to make improvements to streamline tasks and get better results.

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.

When tough times are ahead, you should double down on innovation

The Future Shapers

When tough times are ahead, many organisations cut back on innovation when they should actually be doubling down on it. Here’s why crises are great times for innovation, and how you can make the most out of the situation.

20 Remote Working Tools That You Didn't Know You Needed


The concept of remote working has moved from being a luxury to a necessity for many employees around the world

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Six Things I wish I had known before I accepted the position of Chief Innovation Officer

Innovation Excellence

I was pleased and proud to be appointed to the position of CIO (Chief Innovation Officer). It seemed like a great opportunity to join a dynamic executive team and help drive the growth and ambition which inspired the company.

Will Innovation Win the War against COVID-19?


The coronavirus, known as Covid-19, has rapidly spread and is cause for concern for everyone all over the world. This novel virus is a reminder of what happens when a highly infectious disease suddenly emerges, changing all aspects of life.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Recession, Innovation and Survival – A Lesson from Kellogg’s


In times of severe recession should you cut costs and focus on survival or take the opportunity to invest in innovation so that you can benefit from the eventual recovery? The post Recession, Innovation and Survival – A Lesson from Kellogg’s appeared first on Innovation Management.

Digital Transformation: Focus on three underappreciated outcomes

Jeffrey Phillips

It's good that the concept of digital transformation is being talked about at senior levels in industry and in government. Digital transformation - the transition of our businesses and operations from a somewhat digitally enabled capability to a fully digital enabled capability - will change a lot about how people work, how they interact with others and the insights and offerings created. The continuing COVID-19 epidemic will in many ways simply accelerate the transition to a more digital world.

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Four Types of Customer Experiences for Competitive Advantage

Innovation Excellence

Want to improve your customers’ experience? Try these connected strategies. What’s the secret to a winning business model and long-term competitive advantage? It’s not just about technology, products and services.

Sustainable Innovation at the Government Level: What It Is and Why It Matters


On the government level, sustainable innovation is an important goal that cannot be overlooked. The need for embracing innovation trends is on the rise, as evidenced by research showing 10 percent of the global population living below the poverty level in 2018.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Changing the Culture of Wearing a Mask


The more conversations I have with people, the more it is apparent that everyone doesn’t yet understand that they need to wear a mask when they go into a public place (grocery, gas station, etc). Here is a great short explanation and here is a great long explanation.

How Do You Know If Your Business Is At Risk From Disruption?

Strategyzer Innovation

Over the last weeks the coronavirus disrupted the entire global economy and almost every business on the face of the planet. Yet, Covid-19 is a black swan and a once in a century event.


Innovation Excellence

FINDING JOY IN THE YUCK Thirty frickin’ more days of social distancing. Really? The other night, we learned that we were going to have to live in our new norm of social distancing and shelter-in-place for at least another 30 days. I have to admit, these were not the words that I wanted to hear.

A Tale of 2 Pandemics

The Future Shapers

When you mix politics and science, you get politics. Leadership matters and sets the tone in thinking differently. It is strong leadership that will enable more unconventional routes to problem solving. The post A Tale of 2 Pandemics appeared first on The Future Shapers.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.