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How Companies Should Manage Their Innovation Portfolios

Strategyzer Innovation

The leadership challenge for today’s companies is managing innovation in the context of their current business. This article will illustrate innovation management best practice through a case study with original data from the German company Bayer. Thought Leadership Tools

Trying Painstorming Before Creative Problem Solving

BrainZooming

In business, you’re usually equal parts discovering problems AND using creative problem solving to address the issues. Yet, a client approached us to design and conduct a cross-operation innovation strategy engagement focused solely on identifying problems.

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Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

InnovationManagement

The success of innovation management is never an accident; it’s a holistic management process with an iterative thought-out planning and execution continuum. The post Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity appeared first on Innovation Management.

Why Business Strategy Shouldn’t Be “Scientific”

Digital Tonto

The truth is that strategy can never be scientific, because the business context is always evolving. Even if you have the right strategy today, it may not be the right strategy for tomorrow. Changes. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Strategy

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.

15 Things Leaders should Not Do – if they want Innovation.

Destination Innovation

We hear plenty of advice for leaders on what they should do to drive entrepreneurship and innovation in their organizations. It might be smarter to just stop making some of the common mistakes which inhibit innovation. Here is a list of things that leaders should definitely not do.

Fostering Innovation for a Distributed Workforce

IdeaScale

Distributed workforces will be more and more common. Flexible working, telecommuting, working from home, distributed working… no matter what you call it at your company, it offers a host of advantages.

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Focusing on Innovation for our Energy Transition we are all undertaking

Paul Hobcraft

When you are undertaking such a transformation in any system like energy, innovation becomes vital to inject new forces of dynamism and creative thinking to tackling such a change.

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Innovation Is About More Than Technology

Game-Changer

There’s this belief that technology is innovation. It’s a limiting belief. I get it, it’s sexy. It gets a lot of attention, but innovation is about more than technology. You can innovate in business model, management, processes and other areas too.

Innovation is a Lifestyle, Not a Bunch of Metrics

Innovation Excellence

Far too many supposed innovation experts believe that measuring activities is critical to success. Maybe. Maybe not so much. At least for the big stuff. Innovation activities simply for the sake of doing something without context and insight from the measure may be in fact very misleading.

What I Learned by Leaving Toyota

Kainexus

Our 2019 KaiNexicon event in Austin was a tremendous success, thanks to all of our fabulous participants and speakers. Lots of valuable information was shared, and long-term connections formed. The event kicked off with a Keynote from Jess Orr of WestRock Company.

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!

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

IdeaScale

Learn innovation and crowdsourcing strategy from NASA. Do you want to know the secrets for success through internal crowdsourcing and innovation storytelling?

12 years of Exago, in numbers!

Exago

Today, we're celebrating 12 years of bringing innovation together. Instead of sharing what we have achieved in that time, we take a look at some rather different numbers behind the Exago scenes. The post 12 years of Exago, in numbers! appeared first on Exago. Blog anniversary innovation

S3E46: Max McKeown – The Innovator’s Gap

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, I speak with Dr. Max McKeown about his new book, The Innovator’s Book. We spoke about the need to write this book in a different way to the method-heavy textbooks which often are left on shelves and never read. It is a beautifully written, concise book that I managed to get through in less than two hours, filled with insights on the main jobs which an innovator needs to perform.

Fairness, Trust, and Innovation Culture

Innovation Excellence

As noted in previous articles (You don’t have an Innovation Problem, You Have a Trust Problem! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), trust is the foundation for a culture of innovation, and a culture of innovation is the foundation for innovation and the financial results from it.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.

The Power of Optimism, Curiosity, and Resilience: A Talk with Dr. Navin Kunde

IdeaScale

Innovation is borne of discovery. Innovation is an invention brought to life. It’s making the world better, more useful. That’s innovation strategy, summed up by Dr. Navin Kunde, leader of the Clorox Open Innovation Group.

Top Fintech Trends Entrepreneurs Must Watch in 2020

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Whether it's online trading or crypto conversions, the future of finance is fluid. Innovation Now

Using Modern HR Tools to Gamify Training Programs

InnovationManagement

Corporate training is rarely considered to be fun. It’s mostly seen as a necessary evil that serves to notify the new recruits of everything that they need to be aware of when they first start working for a company. It doesn’t have to be this way, and it shouldn’t be this way.

Dare to Think Differently

Innovation Excellence

As many of my colleagues are aware, I am at heart, a maverick, an unorthodox or independent-minded person. Who is curious and inquisitive, and finds change and challenging the status quo exciting, fascinating and stimulating.

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.

Are You Working On the World’s To-Do List?

Tim Kastelle

There are a number of major challenges facing the world today. Poverty, climate risk, war – the list goes on. In 2015, the United Nations released a list they called the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs. It was an agenda of actions and targets to reach by 2030.

So Much Data, So Little Time. Until Now.

Daniel Burrus

In a way, the exponential growth of machine-to-machine communications with connected sensors, or what is called the Internet of Things (IoT), has become an example of too much of a good thing.

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How Eco-Friendly Businesses Can Improve Their Online Marketing Efforts

InnovationManagement

Eco-friendly businesses are gaining popularity among consumers who value companies that promote sustainability and corporate responsibility. However, the problem facing a lot of these companies is reaching potential customers who aren’t actively seeking out environmentally conscious businesses.

The Innovation Mandate

Innovation Excellence

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Nicholas Webb, a world-renowned Business Strategist, Bestselling Author and Futurist about his new book The Innovation Mandate: The Growth Secrets of the Best Organizations in the World.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

How to integrate pricing into a Design Sprint

InnovationTraining.org

Companies pour billions of dollars into designing and building products and services, yet frequently struggle to monetize them. 72% of innovations fail to meet their financial targets or fail entirely.

The Intrapreneurs’ Factory

Rapid Innovation in digital time

The intrapreneurs' factory is a practical guide for corporate managers and intrapreneurs, which takes you through 10 shrewd steps to build a program for intrapreneurs, and let you discover over 20 exemplary intrapreneurs stories.

Leveraging technology to improve workplace fitness!

IdeaSpies

Based on a Roy Morgan study, 1 million people in Australia play table tennis - many of them at their workplace. This comes at li. Feed generated with FetchRSS

Here’s What Most People Get Wrong About Minimum Viable Products

Innovation Excellence

Ever since Eric Reis published his bestselling book, The Lean Startup, the idea of a minimum viable product (MVP) has captured the imagination of entrepreneurs and product developers everywhere. The idea of testing products faster and cheaper has an intuitive logic that simply can’t be denied.

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How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Inside the Supply Chain

Innovation Leader

How can supply chain innovation deliver serious value? Guests from Retail Business Services, J&J, and MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics discuss

Learning from failure – experimenting with start-up thinking in charities

The Future Shapers

The charity sector is being disrupted and radically different approaches to creating new funding streams were needed. A bold, new approach made sense but in the end, it failed.

Robotic Process Automation: what changes with the automation process

mjvinnovation

These activities can include queries, calculations, and record and transaction maintenance. But this quick explanation is too brief to understand the revolutionary power of RPA. So read on and see examples of how Robotic Process Automation work, and what advantages companies can get from them.

Don’t Hire For Culture Fit

Innovation Excellence

You’ve probably heard the advice: “Don’t hire for skills, hire for culture fit.” The idea is that if someone is a good fit for your company culture, you can train them on the skills they need. But the reverse isn’t always true.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.