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Are we EVER going to embrace innovation?

Paul Hobcraft

Why have we not embraced innovation? I will not apologize here; this will partly be a “rant” and then begin to suggest a way forward on embracing innovation fully. I was thinking of having the headline “Innovation as our eternal doom or shame” or “innovation groundhog day” Let me begin in why. I really am fed up with constantly seeing claims that “ innovation is core to our business ” and that we are “ constantly seeking fresh growth ”

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These 3 Myths Kill Transformation And Change

Digital Tonto

In the early 20th century, the great sociologist Max Weber noted that the sweeping industrialization taking place would lead to a change in organization. As cottage industries were replaced by large enterprises, leadership would have to become less traditional and charismatic and more organized and rational. He also foresaw that jobs would need to be broken down into small, specific tasks and be governed by a system of hierarchy, authority and responsibility.

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How to combine offline and online ideation

HYPE Innovation

Ideas can emerge anywhere: at meetings, through informal conversations, during hackathons, and, in the digital space, via emails, notes, or calls. But how do you combine online (digital) and offline (in-person) ideation and organize ideas in a single centralized space to ensure that you don’t lose any of them, no matter where they originate?

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Break the Model! How Challenging Status Quo Makes Lasting Impact

Mills-Scofield

shutterstock I want to share the amazing work of Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio*. They are the epitome of how to create an amazing strategic plan that achieves their mission and vision in innovative ways will (hopefully) make them no longer needed. This is not about virtue signaling, but rather my admiration and respect for their foresightful planning , impact, and gratitude for their CEO, Julie Chase-Morefield and team.

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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How to design and test business ideas

Strategyzer Innovation

A few years ago, Nico LeBlanc and I were invited to work with an innovation team at a large pharmaceutical company. The team was preparing to launch a digital health platform within a few months.

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How Midsize Companies Can Drive Digital Transformation

Harvard Business Review

Leaders need to focus on five key areas.

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What I Learned Solving a Business Crisis

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell By 2006 we knew we had a serious problem. Our company’s onetime flagship product, called Afisha, was in a steady decline and it was becoming all too clear that something had to be done.

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Transform Your Business: Unlock Value through Automation, Scaling, and Adaptation

Planview

The world of project management is rapidly evolving, with an increasing emphasis on the role of the PMO in enterprise transformation. At the same time, automation is dominating conversations about the future of work. Which begs the question—how can today’s project managers leverage automation to drive maximum value for their organizations? With many years of experience in working with enterprise customers to unlock transformational value , Blumhorst and Derbyshire have decades of experience driv

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Building A Sustainable Future: Can Technology Help Save The Environment?

Acuvate

As the way we live has changed, so has the world around us. Fossil fuels revolutionized industry, transportation and power generation but have also contributed to an alarming rise in global temperatures and pollution. Carbon dioxide emissions have increased by a whopping 32 percent between 2000 and 2010, and by 2020 had reached 34.81 billion metric tons.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Innovating in India Part 1 – The Unique Challenges

IdeaScale

A Personal Preamble I’m always amazed when I return to India at both how similar and how different it is from the US, where I now live. My family’s originally from India and I grew up there till I was 5, and then intermittently have lived and worked in India. So, in many ways, India [.

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Exploring, innovating and settling the new frontier of Space

IdeaSpies

Many of the inventors, researchers, entrepreneurs and government officials who are planning on exploring, innovating and s (Feed generated with FetchRSS )

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My remarks at the Capitol Hill reception organized by Unlock Aid and partners

Christensen Institute

From April 25 to 27, 2023, dozens of innovators from around the world flew into Washington, DC to speak with lawmakers about the need for more innovation, transparency, and sustainable results in global development. The series of events was organized by Unlock Aid, an advocacy organization focused on transforming how the United States spends its foreign aid.

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How to turn user needs into feature and product ideas

Sopheon

Let’s set the scene. You’ve spent the past few weeks chatting with users, doing market research and identifying potential needs. You’ve got sticky notes from floor to ceiling and documents upon documents of notes detailing pain points, problems and goals.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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10 Game-Changing Disruptive Innovation Examples That Will Blow Your Mind

IdeaScale

As technology continues to evolve, so do the ways in which businesses operate. Disruptive innovation examples are constantly emerging, changing the way industries function and altering the status quo. In this blog, we'll explore 10 game-changing disruptive innovation examples that are sure to blow your mind. 10 Game-changing Disruptive Innovation Examples Uber - Revolutionizing Transportation [.

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Google's 'Moonshot Factory' Is Known for Wild, World-Changing Ideas. Here's What It Took For One of Them to a Become a Real World Startup.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Kathy Hannun, the founder of geothermal energy company Dandelion, believed she could make cheap, sustainable home heating and cooling accessible to the masses. Here's what she learned along the way.

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Is Your Company as Strategically Aligned as You Think It Is?

Harvard Business Review

A recent analysis of more than 500 employees across 12 organizations found that actual strategic alignment was two to three times lower than perceived alignment.

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Revolutionizing Product Development with AI: Streamlining Processes and Elevating User Experiences

helloFUTURE

The rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) have been nothing short of transformative, affecting various aspects of modern life and business. One area where AI is making a significant impact is product development. This article will examine how AI is leveraged throughout product development, from creativity and design to testing and deployment, and discuss the… The post Revolutionizing Product Development with AI: Streamlining Processes and Elevating User Experiences appeared fi

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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How to Determine if Your Problem is Worth Solving

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski How do you decide if a problem is worth solving? If it’s a new problem, try to solve it. If it’s a problem that’s already been solved, it can’t be a new problem. Let someone else re-solve it. If a new problem is big, solve it in a small way.

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Multiple Generations. One Dynamic Workforce.

Daniel Burrus

The workforce of today is made up of a diverse mix of generations, each with their own unique skill set and work ethic that all build toward a greater goal — Unity. With Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials, and Gen Z all working side by side, it is the role of business leaders and C-Suite executives to create a unified work environment, one that in turn fosters collaboration and teamwork across all of these dynamic age groups and furthers the greater good of the industry and the world.

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Boards Are Having the Wrong Conversations About Cybersecurity

Harvard Business Review

A survey of 600 directors suggests that growing awareness of cyber risk isn’t enough to drive better preparedness.

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Business Transformation Strategy: Breakthrough Ahead

Kainexus

Business transformation strategy is the comprehensive process of changing an organization's core operations, processes, culture, and capabilities to achieve specific goals or outcomes. The strategy aims to restructure an organization's fundamental approach to its business, often in response to new opportunities or challenges. Business transformation involves more than incremental improvements; it requires fundamental changes to an organization's operations, culture, and technology infrastructure

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Kelly Goetch, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib

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CEOs Should Get Out of the C Suite

Innovation Excellence

Starbucks Shows the Way GUEST POST from Shep Hyken There is a gap between the C-Suite and reality. Many leaders make decisions from their office, mistakenly believing that they understand what their company’s customers want and expect.

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Embracing the Circular Economy through Enterprise Architecture

Tullio Siragusa

Embracing the Circular Economy through Enterprise Architecture The concept of a circular economy has been rapidly gaining traction as businesses and governments alike recognize the need to transition from a linear, resource-intensive model to a sustainable, regenerative one. In a recent episode of the Tech Leaders Unplugged podcast, guests Rameshwar Balanagu, Chief Digital Officer at Intangles.ai, an expert in enterprise architecture, discussed the role of enterprise architecture in enabling th

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4 Types of Employee Complaints — and How to Respond

Harvard Business Review

When managed effectively, complainers can help bosses mitigate risks, identify red flags, and uncover opportunities for growth.

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Planview Leverages AWS: Enhancing Security, Scalability, and Innovation

Planview

Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), once said, “Dance like nobody is watching. Encrypt like everyone is.” The company’s commitment to security is just one of the reasons AWS is Planview’s preferred public cloud provider. Using the AWS global cloud infrastructure and services, we have the computing power, high availability, and flexibility needed to host and advance our connected platform of solutions.

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How to Achieve Product-Market Fit

Speaker: Dan Olsen - Product Management Trainer and Consultant, Author, and Speaker

Everyone working on a product is trying to achieve the same goal: product-market fit. But most products fail to do so. In this webinar, product management expert Dan Olsen will share his simple but effective framework for achieving product-market fit from his book The Lean Product Playbook. He will explain his Product-Market Fit Pyramid and The Lean Product Process, a 6-step methodology that guides you through how to: Determine your target customer Identify underserved customer needs Define your

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Innovation Is Driving Away Your Top Talent

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton You want and need the best, most brilliant, most awesome-est people at your company. But with unemployment at a record low, the battle for top talent is fierce.

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Thought Leader and Influencer Interview with Susan Walsh, Founder & MD, The Classification Guru

Thinkers360

At a Glance Susan Walsh, Founder & MD, The Classification Guru Focus Areas: Big Data, Analytics, Procurement, Supply Chain Thinkers360 In-Depth Profile & Portfolio: Susan Walsh Social Media: LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram Book: Between the Spreadsheets: Classifying and Fixing Dirty Data Highlighted Content: A Day of Celebration – Takeaways from Women In Data, London , Don’t let your dirty data haunt you… , What is Data Classification?

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How Midsize Companies Can Keep Up with AI

Harvard Business Review

It may sound simple, but getting back to business basics can bring enormous value in these moments.

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