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Examples of Lateral Thinking in Marketing

Destination Innovation

Brand marketing offers tremendous scope for lateral thinking. In the UK there are several price comparison sites for services such as car or house insurance. How can you differentiate yourself? One of the most well-known brands is Comparethemarket.com.

Solving The Productivity Puzzle

Digital Tonto

In theory at least, reviving productivity shouldn’t be that complicated. It seems that everything we need to do we’ve done before. We built the most effective scientific architecture the world has. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Venture building as an innovation strategy

Board of Innovation

How venture building can be used as an innovation strategy. The post Venture building as an innovation strategy appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Innovation strategy

My own transformative dynamics of disruption

Paul Hobcraft

The Gordian Knot We Are All Facing. I can honestly say I have been back at school for the past months. This remote learning stuff has been hard, challenging but stimulating. Let me tell you about this as it recognises how things are changing in our world and certainly in my world, in particular.

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.

What Will the Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 Be on Digital Transformation?

IdeaScale

Overview: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still being felt in digital transformation, yet already we’ve seen changes, including expanded rollouts of remote working systems, more targeted deployment of IT resources, a more robust privacy and cybersecurity response, and more acceptance of mobile and web apps as productivity tools.

The best of times or worst of times for innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

Lately, when I talk to people in large organizations, universities and corporations, I feel like I'm in the middle of a country western song, or a Dickens novel. People and leaders tell me they are distracted, dismayed, disappointed, exhausted, and wondering what the future will hold.

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My own transformative dynamics of disruption

Paul Hobcraft

The Gordian Knot We Are All Facing. I can honestly say I have been back at school for the past months. This remote learning stuff has been hard, challenging but stimulating. Let me tell you about this as it recognises how things are changing in our world and certainly in my world, in particular.

Introducing LaunchPad, Strategic Education, Inc.’s (SEI) Latest Innovation Program

IdeaScale

Strategic Education, Inc., is an education services holding company and was formerly known as Strayer Education, Inc. The company owns online Capella University and Strayer University, as well as non-degree programs schools such as DevMountain, Hackbright Academy, and Sophia Learning.

Why innovation must become the new core competency

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been thinking a lot lately about innovation in corporations, first, because that's what I've been doing for close to twenty years, and second, because I kept wondering when the switch would flip and we'd see more consistent innovation from large corporations on a continuing basis.

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How To Work With People Who Don’t Care As Much As You Do

Game-Changer

Are you annoyed by co-workers who are not as passionate as you are about your job? Who, by your standards, don’t care as much as you do about their jobs? Oh yes! Those of use who are passionate about what we do have a different energy and vibe; it overflows from us.

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.

How Data Can Help Customize the User Experience

Derrick M. Johnson

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It's Time to Decrease Doomscrolling!

IdeaSpies

It's time to make a stand against the weight of negativity and develop our positivity musclesSome eighteen months into the pandemi. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Life Lessons from The Last Lecture of Randy Pausch

Rmukesh Gupta

This was the title of the last lecture delivered by Randy Pausch at the Carnegie Mellon University lecture hall. He was terminally ill and only had a few days to live.

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Being Wrong Is Not A Bad Thing, It’s A Good Thing

Game-Changer

Last week I wrote about how to take the sting out of failure. Today, I want to share with you snipet of a speech on success and how failure drives it. It all starts with mistakes, we’re taught in school (this needs to change) that giving wrong answers and making mistakes is bad.

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!

Nominal Group Technique Training

InnovationTraining.org

Learn about this group problem-solving and solution generating approach. Teams that struggle to be productive and efficient in brainstorming and problem-solving sessions may be interested in the nominal group technique (NGT).

AI Has Already Taken Over the World

Innovation Excellence

I don’t know about you, but it’s starting to feel as if machines and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have already taken over the world.

Leadership: The Apocryphal Edition

The Future Shapers

One of the most difficult issues facing humanity is that we are subjected to management on the pretext that this is leadership. Nothing could be further from the truth. Politicians are out of touch in a field where leaders are in demand.

The Vital Role of Electronic Kaizen at Toyota Memorial Hospital

Kainexus

Lean or the Toyota Production System often gets an unfair rap for being "anti-technology." Some of this mindset results from the old debate between using Material Resource Planning (MRP) computer systems to plan production or the more visual Lean methods of kanban cards and heijunka boxes.

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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.

The 10 Commandments of Effective Brainstorming

Gregg Fraley

The Sins That Ruin Idea Generation. Redefine Brainstorming If You Want Results. . It’s okay to hate Brainstorming. I’ve heard it called BrainWasting, BullStorming, BullShifting, or words I won’t use here. Perhaps the most damning comment is simply “why did we bother?”

Borrow an Idea from a Different Field

Innovation Excellence

Sometimes the best way to innovate is to borrow someone else’s idea and apply it in your business. A successful innovation does not have to be an all-new invention.

Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress

The Future Shapers

Today’s challenge for me is not only to be building the innovation capacity but also to be establishing clear ways on how we should set about sustaining it.

Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: Five Differences

Kainexus

People often use the terms quality assurance and quality control interchangeably. However, although they are similar, there are essential differences between the two ideas. Each is a piece of the quality management puzzle.

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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.

Pair Artificial Intelligence with a Human Touch, And You’re Sure to Thrive

Daniel Burrus

For many consumers, the concept of “customer service” is frustrating to the point of humor. Even with the many advancements in digital technology today, consumers still experience lackluster resolution to often simple problems.

Weighing the Effectiveness of a Leader

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robert B. Tucker As a college student, I was a volunteer on Joe Biden’s initial race for U.S. Senate. I recalled him saying something like, “If I’m elected, come see me in Washington.”

Neurology of meetings

The Future Shapers

How does the cocktail of various brain chemicals impact how we get work done? When you have a better understanding of how the brain works, you are more skillfully equipped to design meetings that get the most out of attendees.

why your people need slack

helloFUTURE

Have you ever sat back and realized that all you do is work? Work work work. We literally have no free time to do anything but our core jobs. Especially in these times where things change from moment to moment.

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.

Struggling to Come Up With an Idea That Will Outshine Your Competition's? Use These 5 Simple Strategies.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Many entrepreneurs have found themselves in a rut, believing the most innovative thinkers have already cornered the market. But there's always a way to shake things up. Success Strategies

The Dreaded Perfect Entrepreneur

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers “Perfect is the enemy of good” is a quote usually attributed to Voltaire. He actually wrote that the “best is the enemy of the good” (il meglio è nemico del bene) and cited it as an … Continue reading → Entrepreneurship

4 Reasons Why Good Leaders Must be Flexible and Adaptable [and How]

CMOE

With the natural stressors that pervade our economy and society, there’s no denying the prevalence of volatility in the workplace. Change is inevitable. Good leaders understand this and can efficiently adapt to changing circumstances.

Dietary Supplement Injury Lawsuit: Explained

Collectivecamp

Dietary supplements are typically marketed as natural pain relief or treatment for deficiencies, medical disorders, and illnesses. They include ingredients like herbs, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes

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.