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The Blind Men & The Elephant: An Open Innovation Blueprint

Lucas Potasso-Justino

Curb Transactional Open Innovation and Embrace an Integrated Ecosystem Strategy “It’s a wall,” “It’s a snake,” “It’s a rope,” “It’s a spear,” “It’s a fan,” no, “It’s a tree,” and so goes the story of “The Blind Men & The Elephant”. The tale is a great example that shows how you and your team

What to innovate now

Jeffrey Phillips

For years, actually almost two decades now, I've been working with corporations, government agencies and non-profits to help them generate new ideas and create new products and services.

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Top Tips for Creating an Engaging Hybrid Workspace

Business and Tech

Rafael Rivera is the CEO of the Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA), which serves the human resources industry of Southern California through its 18 local chapters.

Your customer doesn’t care what you think of your idea

Idea to Value

Many innovators and creatives are shocked when they finally release their new idea into the world, and instead of a storm of new customers rushing to their door, they get… … nothing.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

The Next Paradigm Shift: From Agile to Future-Fit

Lucas Potasso-Justino

Good news is 2021 will be shorter since Earth is spinning faster and faster, scientists say. Bad news is the pace of technology advancements is speeding up exponentially, and it’s getting harder to stay in the game. Increasingly, organizations are facing immense pressure to stay hypervigilant, to be proactive, and to discover new

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Why Visualization Tools are a Logical Next Step for Innovators


Innovation is everywhere, and for many businesses being able to innovate fast is a non-negotiable requirement. Why is it then that so much innovation continues to stall with using outdated technology?

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Pushing your limits

Idea to Value

One of my family members recently had surgery on a limb and is now in physiotherapy for rehabilitation. She is doing very well. In fact the doctors are describing her as a star performer. But other people in the clinic are barely making any progress.

The Atom, The Bit And The Gene: Silicon Valley’s Innovator’s Dilemma

Digital Tonto

The next few decades before us will look a whole lot different than the past few. Moore’s Law is ending and we’re entering a new era of innovation. Our future will not be written in ones and zeros, [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How the GSAs 10X Program Advances Government Innovation


Overview : Founded in 2017 off of a popular crowdsourcing initiative, the Government Services Administration (GSA)’s 10X program internally crowdsources ideas to design new approaches and launch new programs.

Why HR Teams Are Turning to Maven Clinic to Support Parents’ Mental Health

Business and Tech

Maven’s innovative care model is giving experienced, new, expecting, and aspiring parents the care and support they need to thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Parkinson’s Law: Work expands to fit the time available

Idea to Value

How is it possible that individuals and teams can take a project which should take a few days, and not have it completed several months later? Or why many artists continue to work on their next project for years, while showing very little progress when actually asked what has been completed?

How to Build a Future-Fit Innovation Portfolio

Sonia Couture

We used to think of the future as something that is far, far away. Time between disruptive changes has become significantly more compressed and how much time we have to prepare for the future is shrinking ever faster. The pressure this places on organizations to continually reinvent themselves is staggering. You cannot just

Is The Customer Always Right? No!


If you’ve ever worked in customer service (everyone should!) you’ve heard your boss say that making the customer happy is key to delivering great service. Though customer service is a key activity for all businesses, customer service is not a job people jump with excitement to do.

The 3 Levoit Products Refreshing Indoor Air

Business and Tech

Knowing that the air you’re breathing is clean, especially within your living space, is important. Below are some of the products from Levoit giving consumers that peace of mind. Levoit VeSync Core 400S Smart True HEPA Air Purifier.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Podcast S6E133: Holly Ranson – The Leading Edge

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Holly Ransom, international interview master and author of the bestseller The Leading Edge. I also recommend you sign up to her two newsletters, they are both great.

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ISO 56000 For Innovation Management: Everything You Need To Know

Ludwig Melik

ISO 56000 looks like a lot of numbers and letters, but essentially it is the international standard for innovation management. It is a set of standard operation procedures designed to provide a general framework for all organizations, regardless of type, sector or size, toward the successful implementation, maintenance and continual improvement of an innovation management system.

How To Lead When You’re An Inexperienced Leader


In my eyes, the biggest mistake inexperienced leaders make is acting as if they know everything already. I’ve seen this, and have experienced people in my organization acting this way, and it’s not fun for them and everyone else.

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Robotic Vacuum Cleaners Are the Future of Cleaning

Business and Tech

Many advancements have been made in smart technology , and this trend includes robotic vacuum cleaners. Not all robotic vacuums are created equal. In fact, there are some common aspects of the vacuums that cause grief for consumers.

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Waiting for your opponents to die

Idea to Value

Max Planck knew how to change the world. His ideas around quantisation of energy completely revolutionised how we think about physics, the world around us, and how small things can become. But he also knew that you cannot convince everyone that your new ideas are true.

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911, What Are Your Innovation Emergency OKRs?

Lucas Potasso-Justino

There is a reason why firefighters say be fast or be last: they have 60 seconds or less to act before they have a major house fire on their hands. A home can catch fire entirely in just 4 minutes. In the first 30 seconds, the fire erupts and begins to spread

The Importance of a Diverse C-Suite


Diversity has always been essential to the culture and success of any organization. Not only does it promote difference and authenticity amongst its employees, but it allows for greater collaboration between unique minds, experiences, and values.

Learn Why Every Household Needs an Air Purifier

Business and Tech

Andy Peng, mechanical engineer at Levoit, shares his thoughts on why having an air purifier should be an essential part of owning a home. Andy Peng Mechanical Engineer, Levoit. Why should every household have an air purifier?

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

Invincible Company of the Month: Ternova


Innovation isn’t the same as product development or R&D. It’s not as simple as coming up with new ideas or just doing something differently in your company. What innovation is really about, according to Rodrigo Tona (CEO, Ternova Group ), is building the company of the future. Innovation Cultur

How Leveraging the Gig Economy Keeps Innovation Flowing


The future of work involves embracing the gig economy, which includes freelancers, partners, and other vendors. Business leaders must scale with this in mind. The post How Leveraging the Gig Economy Keeps Innovation Flowing appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Radical Product Thinking with Radhika Dutt

Rmukesh Gupta

In this wide ranging conversation, we host Radhika Dutt, who is the author of the upcoming book Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter. We speak about what is Radical Product thinking and why this is not just about products but a way of life and an approach to thinking.

Workplace Engagement Is Getting Personal

Business and Tech

A leading expert on employee engagement discusses the rapidly evolving relationship between employer and employee. Employee engagement — loosely defined as the emotional commitment a worker has towards their employer — is low in the United States, hovering at just 36 percent.

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Why innovation and renewal needs your attention today

The Future Shapers

Recent research shows that the Covid pandemic not only tested the agility and resilience of organisations, it also forces a deeper look at the assumptions we are making about managerial decisions and most organisational practices.

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Top Jobs to be Done Books (JTBD)

Check out these popular JTBD book recommendations. In a previous article, we covered training on the Jobs to be Done framework – a popular theory that describes and explores consumer action.

Calculating the ROI of an Idea: Ideas That Saved Time


Crowdsourcing and open innovation initiatives are vital by bringing vast stakeholders together to share ideas on complex problems and opportunities. Much of the focus is set on engaging the crowd yet deciding which ideas to take a risk on requires data on the likely impacts and costs. .

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Truancy Is a Growing Problem. It's Also an Opportunity for Business Innovation.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Schools need more help than ever after nationwide closings trained students to stay away. Technology

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.