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Invention, Anteater Style


Innovator Profile Series: Inventor Profile: Dr. Angele Sjong Invention ain’t all rainbows and unicorns. Entrepreneur and consultant, Angele Sjong, PhD experiences a metaphysical headache when she sets about inventing. She loves it, but repeatedly confronting the supposedly impossible ignites conflict between both sides of the brain. Invention for her is an intellectual street fight involving […].

Innovating what we innovate

RTI Innovation Advisors

It finally came to me last week. For over a decade I've been working with corporations, trying to help them accelerate their ability to generate new, interesting ideas to market as viable products and services. In some instances we've been successful, and in other instances there were interesting failures. I've recognized for a while that some major challenges exist.

How Technology Can Augment Human Collaboration


Innovation requires collaboration, but collaboration is stuck in a rut. Data science can help us climb out. It can increase the scale, the intentionality, and the nuance of how we collaborate. With the right data and algorithms, we can set our teams up to do something innovative.

You Need an Innovation Value Proposition and Here's Why


An innovation value proposition (IVP) is not the easiest place to go. It must build meaning and purpose and provide that unique identity that enables innovation to flow. Building your innovation value proposition is critical to your innovation success. The Innovation Manager

Measuring Innovation Performance

Why do only a third of the organizations worldwide have formal innovation metrics in place despite accepting that innovation is critical to survival? Download this eBook to learn about the 5 basic principles that guide every successful innovation process.

Fix the Problem or Design it Out?

Braden Kelley

Let’s start with the problem. According to The Plastic Pollution Coalition (January 3, 2017) – “It’s National Drinking Straw Day! Each day, more than 500 million plastic straws are used and discarded in the U.S. alone.

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Finalmente! Exago Start innovation software is now in Portuguese


Recently launched in English and Spanish, the Exago Start innovation software is now available in Portuguese as well. Adjusting configurations for the best results, the all-new edition helps you kick-start your corporate innovation programme easily, empowering your teams to innovate. The post Finalmente! Exago Start innovation software is now in Portuguese appeared first on Exago. Blog Exago Software idea management platform idea management software Portugal

De Beers Group And RocketSpace Collaborate on Technology-Driven Business Transformation Solutions


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15 Great Quotes to Inspire Innovation


All of our customers need to be inspired from time to time. That’s why it’s nice to hear from other innovators, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders about how to get creative and build the future.

6 Characteristics You Must Cultivate To Unlearn


Many leaders rely too heavily on past achievements, practices, and ways of thinking to drive positive results today, but they often need to unlearn those behaviors before they can take a step forward; this is the essence of innovation.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

How One Organization Created A Movement That Transformed Healthcare

Digital Tonto

Before you can change actions, you must first transform values and beliefs Related posts: How To Create A Movement Within Your Organization. This Children’s Hospital In Dallas Is Reimagining The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Health Care Movements

What You Need to Know About Open Innovation Programs


Due to trends like digital transformation, corporate innovators in every industry started to look at and partner with much earlier stage startups. But, these early-stage startups often need to go through many pivots before they can find product/market fit.

What are the Limits of Innovation?


We are living in a time when most science fiction fantasy seem possible. After all, we are living in the world of bionic limbs, stem cell research, and artificial intelligence. Because of all this, sometimes it seems like there’s nothing we can’t do. But is that true?

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Who Should Own Innovation In Your Company?

Innovation Excellence

Do You Have the Right People Running Innovation? See what the latest research says about who should “own innovation” in the corporation Who is responsible for innovation within your organization?

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

To Innovate: Learn, Scaffold, Ideate

Gregg Fraley

Innovation is Learning. For many years I kept the concepts of innovation and learning in separate boxes. I thought innovation was creating new things of value, and, learning was understanding new things. I always suspected there was a closer connection.

The Retail Business Is Dead. Long Live The Retail Business!

Digital Tonto

Value never disappears, it just shifts from one place to another Related posts: Retail Isn’t Dead, But It Does Need To Adapt. The Future of Retail. How To Stop Worrying And Learn To Love The Retail. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation Retail

Crowdsourcing Storm Solutions


We are in the peak of hurricane season here in the US and numerous people are recovering from the loss and destruction in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

How To Win In The New Era Of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

IBM, to a large degree, invented the information technology industry. For the first half of the 20th century, it dominated the market for tabulating machines.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

Motivating Innovative Behavior

Innovation in Practice

Innovators are at their best when they feel a sense of purpose. As a marketing leader you play a key role in that dynamic. Innovators have to feel good about the products and services they put into the marketplace. They need to feel appreciated for the work they do and the risks they take.

How we built a feedback culture with tacos, burgers and sushi

Board of Innovation

Before joining Board of Innovation as a People & Culture Lead six months ago, I had already been working in the domain of ‘Human Resources’ for ten years. I found out, most people hate feedback at work. And why wouldn’t they? It’s often limited to the yearly, generally dreaded, performance reviews. And often, feedback is more. Continue reading. The post How we built a feedback culture with tacos, burgers and sushi appeared first on Board of Innovation. Jobs Recruiting Team Intrapreneurshi

How Does FIRE Fix The Innovation Gap?

Beyond the Obvious

The main challenges that all organizations face are what I call the innovation gap and the innovation delay. The innovation gap is the difference between the need for really great ideas and the actual supply of them.

Top Five Technological Innovations in Medicine

Innovation Excellence

Over the last few years, the health industry has experienced a major shift in technological innovations. What seemed impossible years ago can be solved now only with the touch of buttons. Modern technological innovations in drugs and equipment have completely revolutionized the health sector.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

A rigorous, quantitative analysis of corporate innovation cultures – the most comprehensive study on this topic ever.

Meet Enel, InnoCentive’s Innovation and Sustainability Partner


Back in May, InnoCentive officially announced a major partnership with Enel , a multinational leader and integrated player in the global power, gas and renewables markets.

THAT’S Not In My Contract

The Human Factor

Contributed post – If staff enjoy working for you, they’ll be happy to embark on near enough any project you hand down. Even those employed in, say, marketing, may be happy to switch to distribution if you need them to.

Webinar: 5 Steps to Becoming an Intelligent Organization


5 Steps to Becoming an Intelligent Organization with Lu Hao, PhD and MSS Data Scientist.

Should You Fix the Problem or Design it Out?

Innovation Excellence

Let’s start with the problem. According to The Plastic Pollution Coalition (January 3, 2017) – “It’s National Drinking Straw Day! Each day, more than 500 million plastic straws are used and discarded in the U.S. alone.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Analysis of how 3.5 million employees using Spigit ideate proves innovation is a science, and can be measured.

We moved our office to a French castle for 2 weeks. Did it work?

Board of Innovation

How it all started… January 2018, I walked into the office at 8 AM still recovering from an early-morning bike ride. After grabbing some breakfast, I joined my colleagues for our monthly breakfast meeting. After a quick strategy update from our co-founder Philippe, my colleague Arne got up to give us a “Summer Office Update”. . Continue reading. The post We moved our office to a French castle for 2 weeks. Did it work? appeared first on Board of Innovation. Events Jobs Recruiting Team

3 Ways to Build a Credible Brand as a Startup

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Startup owners know very well how difficult it is to be taken seriously in the world of business. There are so many strong and experienced businesses out there, and most of them will be able to convince your potential customers of heading over to them instead. Image source.

4 Radically Practical Strategies to Elicit Commitment & Accountability in Today’s Climate of Change and Disruption


It is challenging to get people’s attention in this age of information overload. If the title of this article got your attention, it probably means you are experiencing the turbulent environment of overwhelm and change that many companies of all sizes are experiencing today.