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How Good Feature Request Management Contributes to Innovation

IdeaScale

source: pexels.com. Deciding on novel product features is often a daunting task. Seasoned innovation managers know that one of the best strategies is looking to feature requests obtained from customers for direction. Customers know best what improvements they would benefit from the most.

What Are the Steps to Creating a Lasting Innovation Strategy?

IdeaScale

Innovation strategy needs to be aligned with business strategy, explaining how innovation creates value for customers, captures that value, and what kind of innovation the company must pursue. The strategy will need to cut across departments and be built to evolve over time.

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Use the Rapid Prototyping Tool to Develop Ideas More Quickly and Efficiently

Leapfrogging

The conference room was abuzz with energy, teams of individuals were crowded around 6 circular tables, all of them were rapidly filling out post-it notes and sketching ideas on pieces of white paper.

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What is Divergent thinking vs Convergent thinking

Idea to Value

When reading about creativity and creativity techniques like brainstorming , you will almost always hear about two important forms of thinking: Divergent Thinking and Convergent Thinking. But what do these two terms mean, and how do they work together to form a creative idea?

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Radical Change Needs A Shared Language

Digital Tonto

One of the toughest things about change is simply to have your idea understood. The status quo always has inertia on its side and never yields its power gracefully. People need a reason to believe in. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How to be an Agile Leader?

Rmukesh Gupta

In a rather long blog post, Henna Inam shares her perspective on why board members of organisations need to be agile and also shares a framework from her book Wired for Disruption, which can be used to develop our agility muscles.

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What is the culture you tolerate?

Idea to Value

Where in your business or your team are you willing to bend the rules? Would you be willing to tolerate a sale where the margins were below your team’s KPIs, just in order to get the revenue from the sale?

Why Intellectual Humility is a Superpower

Game-Changer

You walk into a new situation, a new job, a new team, a new everything; how do you approach it? With an open mind or a closed one? Most everyone who gets hired for a job is rewared because they have experience in doing that job; not because they don’t.

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Unleash the power of creativity

7innovation

Make The Invisible Visible Creative leaders break the mold by making their own path to achieve mastery. Those who achieve greatness do not fit a formula or follow a structure. In CREATIVITY WITHOUT FRONTIERS: How To Make The Invisible Visible By Lighting The … book creativity

How to approach your open innovation strategy

Board of Innovation

Contrary to common belief, open innovation is not only about collaborations between big companies and startups. It’s about leveraging partnerships based on when in the funnel time-line they come into place. The post How to approach your open innovation strategy appeared first on Board of Innovation.

What is Digital Transformation?

With the changing trends in the business world, it is more and more necessary to embrace digital transformation in business. Find out how to succeed in this ever-changing environment.

Urgent vs Important: The Eisenhower Matrix

Idea to Value

With today’s always-on workforce, we get tasks thrown at us constantly. And now that people can access work emails and instant messages on their Smartphones, lines can get blurred as to when these tasks are expected to be received, and completed.

How to Measure Culture Change and Calculate the Impact

Kainexus

Transforming corporate culture is not a small undertaking. There are usually both tangible and intangible costs. When done effectively, the long-term advantages far outweigh the costs of living with a culture that isn't thriving, but how do you measure the impact of such a change?

Communicating a Strategic Plan: 5 Key Factors to Consider

Cascade Strategy

Everyone knows that to implement and execute your strategy, you need people throughout the organization to engage with it. And, everyone knows that this starts with effective communication of your strategy. Cascading & Engaging People With Strategy

Society 2045 Conscious Contracts for Better Relationships

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045 Conscious Contracts for Better Relationships. In the business world developing trust and building relationships is key to creating a great workplace environment. However, most humans rely on a piece of paper for building relationships.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Podcast S6E137: Blair Enns – Pricing your Creative services higher

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Blair Enns, author of Pricing Creativity and founder of the Win Without Pitching manifesto. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:30 – Blair’s history in advertising and consulting.

Six Sigma FAQ: Which Tools are Commonly Used for DMAIC?

Kainexus

The Six Sigma business methodology aims to eliminate waste and defects. It also aims to reduce variation in business processes. Efforts to improve are considered Six Sigma projects and are often made using a systematic model known as DMAIC.

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5 metrics for social impact measurement

Board of Innovation

Your organization has started a new social project, and new beginnings are always exciting. But.what’s next? How do you track your projects' progress and the impact sought? Here are 5 key metrics to kick off your social impact measurement strategy.

True Disruption Often Leads to Invention, but So Does Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

Picture this: You start a small business by making a change to a preexisting product that completely reinvents that product. Some minor disruptions get in your way, so you and your team make some adjustments to your product.

Fractional CTO Services Crafted for Tech Startups

Your startup is growing, and you realize that the next addition to your team should be someone with a technical background. Download this guide to discover the 3 steps for finding the perfect hire!

Confirmation bias: Looking for information to prove you are right

Idea to Value

When it comes to doing research and validating your innovations, be careful that you aren’t unconsciously suffering from confirmation bias.

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Change Management Needs to Change

Innovation Excellence

In 1983, McKinsey consultant Julien Phillips published a paper in the journal, Human Resource Management, that described an ‘adoption penalty’ for firms that didn’t adapt to changes in the marketplace quickly enough.

Insights from the newcomers: why I really joined Board of Innovation

Board of Innovation

Why did I join Board of Innovation? What is BOI's superpower? What surprised me the most after joining BOI? Work culture insights, straight from the horse's mouth. The post Insights from the newcomers: why I really joined Board of Innovation appeared first on Board of Innovation. All About us

What Companies are Excelling at Innovation in 2021?

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale hosts the Innovation Management Awards to honor the work of organizations who are accessing the voice of the crowd and the power of digital innovation programs to generate extraordinary results.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Innovation is an Incremental Process. Here are 3 Ways to Reach Your Big Idea.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

To truly innovate isn't only about making massive changes or breakthrough discoveries. Innovation

COVID-19 Presents an Opportunity to Create an Innovation Culture

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Pete Foley I left P&G about eight years ago, and one of my last jobs involved working on innovation culture. It was a passion project, and the topic of one of my first blogs published outside of … Continue reading → Change culture COVID19

What is Cloud Migration? A Quick Guide to Moving to the Cloud

Acuvate

What is Cloud Migration? A Quick Guide to Moving to the Cloud. Cloud services are an essential requirement in today’s advancing business environment. Moving to cloud has now become more important than ever, considering the rapidly intensifying competition and evolving business needs.

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6 Ways to Solve Difficult Problems

Rmukesh Gupta

Lately, I have been talking a lot about how to be creative on demand. I have shared my learning and insights with my colleagues, students, startups, leaders and creative professionals.

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.

Why You Should Conduct a Quick Patentability Search on Your Own Before Turning to the Experts

Entrepreneur - Innovation

It's critical to do your own research before you take the next steps. Success Strategies

Leveraging the golden decade to increase physical activity

IdeaSpies

Brisbane was excitedly announced as the winning bid by the International Olympic Committee in July this year to host the Olympic a (Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Innovation Strategy: Where to explore, when to launch, and how to hack

The Future Shapers

Strategy isn’t easy. Innovation strategy less so. Innovation strategy isn’t like playing chess , where you can see the entire board laid out before you.

How Buildings and Businesses Learn – Stewart Brand

Rmukesh Gupta

I just finished watching part 6 of a 6 part documentary shot for the BBC, written and directed by Stewart Brand (the president of the Long Now Foundation), based on his book – “How Buildings Learn“ You can watch the entire series here.

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!