Sat.Jan 05, 2019 - Fri.Jan 11, 2019

Why innovation leaders should invest in collaboration in 2019

Exago

Leadership is undoubtedly a critical piece of the business innovation puzzle. In fact, a recent study showed that the highest performing companies centralise their innovation strategy in upper management, meaning it is often those at C-level who push for innovation within a company.

Three Inside Stories of Innovation in Government

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing reaches the citizens unable to make meetings. Democracy thrives when everyone participates, but it’s difficult to reach some communities through traditional means.

Building the Single Innovation Digital Platform Environment

Paul Hobcraft

Aras PLM Platform Image courtesy of Aras. Throughout the past couple of years, I have been constantly arguing about the need to put innovation management on a digital platform.

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Why most innovation and creativity training are NOT designed to deliver results

Idea to Value

Check out the short video above to understand why most innovation and creativity trainers don’t actually care about the results for your business. This has been something that has bothered me for all of the years I have been in this industry.

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.

Research and Development Innovation: The Shift from Traditional R&D to Corporate Venture

Rocketspace

In 2017, $782 billion was spent globally on R&D, an 11% increase from 2016 , which was largely driven by Chinese efforts as well as by global conglomerates, such as Amazon.

Planbox Acquires Imaginatik Creating an Agile Innovation Powerhouse

Imaginatik

Planbox, the pioneering provider of AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management software, and Imaginatik, the #1 ranked leader in Corporate Innovation Management according to Forrester Research, will join forces to seize on the innovation boom.

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Materials Science May Be The Most Important Technology Of The Next Decade. Here’s Why:

Digital Tonto

A vast acceleration in our ability to create new, advanced materials will power industries from energy to manufacturing Related posts: Why Energy Storage May Be The Most Important Technology In The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Innovation Materials Science

Disruptive Innovative Dominoes: How Great Leaders Inspire Innovation

Innovation Excellence

The world we live in is in a constant state of change. A 2014 study hinges on that axiom, attempting to quantify the accelerating rate of said change in a business/enterprise capacity by looking at the entry and exit of U.S. corporations in the S&P 500 index. “In

What 2019 holds for innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

I wrote my obligatory look back at 2018 article on innovation recently, so it is natural that we should turn our attention to where innovation will take us in 2019. In the 2018 review I made some disparaging remarks about Apple, which may or may not have caused it to lose a tremendous amount of market capitalization. Or perhaps the stock was overvalued and Apple has become more interested in margin than in innovation. I'll let you, gentle reader, be the judge.

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What to Do After Your First Year of Innovation Management

IdeaScale

This is one of the most common questions that Account Managers at IdeaScale address with our customers at the one-year mark. Our customers have run their first campaign, they’ve delivered on some community ideas, they’ve built some trust with their community and are wondering where to go from here.

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.

2019: The Return Of The Large Enterprise

Digital Tonto

We need to shift from a mindset of disruption to collaboration. The technologies of the future will be far too complex and interdependent for anyone to go it alone. Related posts: How To Win In The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management New Era of Innovation

Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2018

Innovation Excellence

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VIDEO: How Emotions Are Made

Game-Changer

Just over a year ago I became CEO of Netek , where we developed emotion recognition technology through cameras and EEG.

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Trade Hubris for Humility

Mills-Scofield

Salko ‘21, Kyra ‘20, Jake ‘20, me, Matt ‘18.5, Nate ‘19, John ‘21, Samanee ‘19. One of the reasons I love mentoring students is because it keeps me learning, exploring , questioning and challenging my beliefs – keeping me relevant and useful to the world (I hope!).

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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Fortune (500) Teller: Hedging our bets on the future

Board of Innovation

We've gazed into our innovation crystal ball and peered into the (fore)shadows to see what's on the horizon. Here's our 2019 Future scan tool, rolled out like a red carpet to the future. The post Fortune (500) Teller: Hedging our bets on the future appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration future scan

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The Top 10 Business Strategy Books of 2018

Innovation Excellence

There’s a big trend when it comes to business strategy books and it’s all about business models In my work advising executives from both big companies and startups, I get insight into what’s on the minds of some of the most strategic, innovative leaders in the planet.

What Do Leading Innovators Need to Learn for 2019

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale convenes a gathering of innovators from all over the world who share their best practices in managing and delivering on new ideas. Strategies alignment business needs crowdsourcing metrics open nation process ROI

The Best of 2018: Sopheon Videos and Webinars

Sopheon

There remains an urgency for enterprises to truly transform the way they plan and operate. Here's a look back at some of the insights 2018 brought us. The post The Best of 2018: Sopheon Videos and Webinars appeared first on Sopheon. Blog Innovation Portfolio

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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.

Picking the right innovation races

The Future Shapers

Which way do you pick your horse for the Grand National? Would you use your personal relationships to speak to someone in the horse and racing game or would you use the latest technology? This two-part series will explore the topic Innovation Matchmaking.

Innerpreneurs, entrepreneurs, wannapreneurs and intrapreneurs

Innovation Excellence

These days, you can’t be a hipster without being a -preneur. They come in all sizes and shapes. Ganjapreneurs sell pot or pot derivatives. Technopreneurs do online anything. And then there are the doctorpreneurs, physician entrepreneurs or medpreneurs.

Are you looking for ideas from staff or just information?

IdeaSpies

Employees don’t contribute ideas when their boss is not interested. There is often a mismatch in goals between givers and recipients of advice.

Better Ways of Marketing Your Business in 2019

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. Marketing your business is one of the most important things you can do in the world, and it is essential if you are looking to win in 2019. There are a lot of things that play a role in helping the company take things further forward.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?

Trade Promotions: Strategies, Best Practices and Tools

Acuvate

According to a study by Consumer Goods , 55% of the amount spent on trade promotions fail to grow the brand for both the manufacturer and the retailer. That’s why both the parties need to dig deeper into data, roll up their sleeves and start thinking out of the box to make it all work.

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Conscious Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Readers of this column understand how the role of business itself is morphing. Technology has met customer preference and disrupted many categories. Think of Airbnb, Lyft and Uber, as well as UberEats. Look at the unimaginable growth of Apple and Amazon.

3 Innovative Projects with Ideanote to Get '19 Started

Ideanote

What better way to start this new year than to put actions behind words on that innovative organization culture of yours? An Ideanote project can help you with that. As an all-in-one innovation platform, Ideanote can be successfully used in a manner of different ways.

Power of the Global Crowd

The Future Shapers

Going it alone, maybe inside your business or working with the wider community? Closed or Open Innovation? In this hyper-connected world which one is going to enable you to innovate efficiently and effectively? Big questions that are still very much challenging the leading academics and organisations across the world. This thought piece will explore the work of James Surowiecki and his view in the power of crowds.

What Users Want: How and Why to Build Knowledge into Your Product

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Usage data allows PMs, the product team, and the whole organization to make better decisions. Good usage intelligence gives you the ability to be smarter, more active, more decisive, nimbler, and to minimize risk. But what if you don't have that data - such as before you have users? Or, what if the right decision seems to fly in the face of the data you have? Or, what if your product offers more than just the standard features? To get deeper into these questions, Nils Davis asks, "What is the most interesting thing about Instagram?" (Because who doesn't like a product that Facebook paid $1 billion for when it had fewer than 50 employees and no revenue?) Nils will use the example of Instagram’s Filters to talk about how putting prebuilt knowledge in your product can change the way your product is used for the better - putting you in the company of most market-leading products. Finally, he’ll tie it all together by explaining how the way you interpret and use usage data can impact the way your tell your product’s story, and ultimately, how your users use your product.

The Ambidextrous Organization

Open Innovation EU

4 Paths to a Sophisticated Innovation Strategy. Like this post on LinkedIn or Twitter to get a free copy for now. Click below to download a full resolution version of the infographic.

Food for Thought: Innovation Menu for 2019

Innovation Excellence

Food for Thought is my new pop-up restaurant where people who can think (our innovation experts) serve their ideas to people who can’t (everyone else). STARTERS The Next Big Thing It’s different every day!

A reorganization viewed from the inside, with Fly The Nest

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Since our first article with Fly The Nest in November 2016, it has come a long way. Digital & Internet Execution Innovation Agile Cédric Mao Erwann Rosier Fly the Nest Leadership Organization Purpose Scale-up Spotify Squad Start-up Vision

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Delivering Knockout Innovations

PlanBox Innovation

Nothing represents the epic struggle to win between two contenders better than a boxing match. You can apply many different strategies to achieve victory depending on your opponent’s style and the strengths you bring to the ring.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.