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What Do Top Corporate Innovators Get Right?

Viima

In our line of work, we get to talk with hundreds of leaders around the globe, and from virtually every industry. Leadership Innovation Corporate Innovation

Yes, Your Company Is Actually Discouraging Innovation

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Acknowledging the problem is the first step, folks. Innovation Now

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ARE YOU A HUNTER OR A GATHERER INNOVATOR?

Ankush Chopra

Two Kinds of Innovators Innovators come in two forms – hunters and gatherers. Are you a hunter or a gatherer innovator? Understanding this distinction is critical in your innovation efforts. It will make you a more self aware innovator. It will be critical for your innovation success.

Pulse of Innovation: Managing Innovation Across Multiple Sites

Wellspring

Every so often we ask our community to sound off on popular topics in innovation and share their best tips, tricks, and advice in hopes that their answers may inspire others in the field.

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Overcoming Organizational Change Fatigue: 5 Strategies That Work

IdeaScale

Change is a necessity in today’s world, yet change initiatives don’t always work out. Too much change, too fast can induce change fatigue and hinder innovation. . One study has reported that only about 54 percent of change initiatives succeed.

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Continuing the Energy Transition Journey

Paul Hobcraft

Source: [link]. This week I have had one of those most intense periods of researching and then absorbing the material around different energy issues. Everywhere you turn, you stumble across reports on one aspect or another of the energy transformation we are undertaking.

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The Eureka Moment Myth

Innovation Excellence

In 1928, Alexander Fleming arrived at his lab to find that a mysterious mold had contaminated his Petri dishes and was eradicating the bacteria colonies he was trying to grow. Intrigued, he decided to study the mold. That’s how Fleming came to be known as the discoverer of penicillin.

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How do you eat the digital transformation elephant?

The Future Shapers

The post How do you eat the digital transformation elephant? appeared first on The Future Shapers. Digital Transformation Leading Change Next Generation Organisation

10 questions to improve your Innovation ROI

InnovationTraining.org

Designing a business model: 10 questions for effective monetisation. Thousands of business people now reach for Strategyzer’s Business Model Canvas when looking to describe, design, challenge or pivot their business models.

Five Reasons for the Post-Design Sprint Slump

Innovation Excellence

Maybe you’ve called it something different, but I bet you’ve experienced it: it’s that feeling when your head’s down at work, too busy with your urgent day-to-day tasks to look up for a moment to contemplate future innovations.

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.

Podcast S3E43: Joshua Seth – The importance of letting go of expectations

Idea to Value

In the premier podcast episode of Season 3, we speak with world-famous voice actor and keynote speaker Joshua Seth. Joshua has been the voice of characters in over 100 animated TV shows and movies and has a diverse background across creative disciplines like music, theatre, and stage illusions. In today’s episode, we talk about how we need to become more comfortable letting go of expectations in order to unleash our innate creativity.

Tips for Established Businesses to Survive the Startup Surge

InnovationManagement

So much has already been said about what smaller, fresh companies need to do in order to gain a competitive edge in a well-developed market, but how often do you think about what those well-established businesses should do to achieve the same?

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Should Lean Tools Be Used for Every Improvement?

Kainexus

Small #kaizen at a #Lean #SixSigma conference — tape markings on stage to show speakers where to stay for the purposes of lighting and video. This was added during the first break. This small improvement didn’t require a belt, root cause analysis, or a project champion.

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3 Organizational Strategies for Constancy & Change

BrainZooming

Steve Lahey, the Number 1 Brainzooming Fan , posted an intriguing quote about developing organizational strategies from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: “I very frequently get the question: ‘What’s going to change in the next 10 years?’ And that is a very interesting question; it’s a very common one.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Creating high-performing and faster-moving teams

Innovation Excellence

It seems that every meeting I went to recently, and almost every person I spoke to, mentioned the new book, from the authors of How Google Works – The Trillion Dollar Coach. I dutifully ordered it and once I had the chance, diligently read it.

What Google’s Quantum Supremacy Means For The Future

Digital Tonto

Quantum computing isn’t just a more powerful version of today’s technology, it is a fundamentally different way of computing that will be applied to very different tasks. Related posts: Here’s What. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

IdeaScale’s Open Nation 2019 Set to Inspire Innovation

IdeaScale

The spotlight will be on creativity, communication, inspiration, and innovation leadership at Open Nation 2019, IdeaScale’s annual conference set for Oct. 24-25 in Washington, D.C.

5 Scenarios For Worlds That Artificial Intelligence Might Create

Game-Changer

There is no doubt that artificial intelligence, they key technology underpinning the Next Economy , is going to have a profound impact in our lives. How much? Well no one really knows and it’s what keeps many people up at night.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

Abandon the Myth That Everything Happens For a Reason and Try This Instead

Innovation Excellence

Failure and loss are inevitable, but trying to rationalize them can be the last thing you need to do. Yes, I know, you want to recoil at the the headline of this column. Stick with me. The last thing I’m advocating is that life is without purpose. But, it can certainly be random and, like.

Psychology Tips to Get Honest Feedback from Your Employees

InnovationManagement

Learn four essential tips that employers and HR departments should consider when trying to get honest input from their employees. The post Psychology Tips to Get Honest Feedback from Your Employees appeared first on Innovation Management.

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Five Benefits of a Diverse Innovation Team

IdeaScale

Many voices lead to stronger teams.?. Diversity and inclusion are good ideas on many levels, but they can also drive your innovation strategy. Here’s why a diverse innovation team leads to better products. Diversity Drives Performance The most basic answer is right there in the data.

Understanding Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

Daniel Burrus

Technological change is the only constant in today’s business world, disrupting everything from large organizations to small start-ups. Disruption affects everyone, but will you be the disruptor or the disrupted?

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Turning your corporate assets in new ventures

Innovation Excellence

I recently attended at Innov8rs conference an enticing presentation on business model innovation: “Turning your corporate assets in new ventures and opportunities”.

Being Innovative Doesn’t Matter. Scaling The Right Ideas Is What Matters

Game-Changer

From the department of podcasts that you should listen to is a gem from Farnam Street’s Knowledge Project, an interview with Good To Great author Jim Collins. Among the many things mentioned on the interview is this thought right here: "It's not being innovative that matters, it's the ability to scale the right innovations." " — Shane Parrish (@ShaneAParrish) October 9, 2019. New ideas by themselves are not innovations.

Why Every Business Needs Female Marketers to Steer an Inclusive Strategy

InnovationManagement

Decision-makers can create a more equitable – and profitable – work environment by promoting gender equality – starting with the marketing business unit. The post Why Every Business Needs Female Marketers to Steer an Inclusive Strategy appeared first on Innovation Management.

Gamifying your next moonshot

The Future Shapers

Sleepless nights and 80-hour weeks do not necessarily result in exciting adoption numbers. Your freshly launched innovation might need some extra help. Customer adoption and engagement are among the trickiest things to get right while on your next moonshot.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

eBay for Patient Data

Innovation Excellence

Enormous amounts of patient data creates big business opportunities. In fact, some day, patient sick care might be a loss leader. Instead, the revenue model will be patients owning data and using a platform to sell it for a price. Patients will become digital health entrepreneurs.

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How To Keep Momentum After A Hack Day?

Strategyzer Innovation

I had a coffee chat last week with th e Chief Information Officer (CIO) of an ASX100 manufacturing company. In a very traditional and process-driven organisation she wants her team to lead cross-functional innovation initiatives and has introduced hack days to initiate a spark.

Trick or Treat? The Scary Facts About Employee Engagement

Kainexus

It’s almost time for Halloween when all the ghosts and monsters come out of hiding to give folks a scare. Fortunately, it’s all in fun. But there is something that should be truly frightening to business leaders, and that’s research about employee engagement and motivation.

Culture does not eat strategy for breakfast

The Future Shapers

Managers are responsible for day-to-day strategic success. They work with people on a daily basis to deliver according to the C-Suite’s vision. Traditional management approaches are making way for something better.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.