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Is AI the Future of Innovation Management?

HYPE Innovation

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about AI in the last year. The launch of ChatGPT has supercharged the hype around AI, and now we’re seeing dramatic progress at a pace unlike anything that’s come before.

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Humanity 2.0

IdeaScale

OPENING In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, 'Humanity 2.0' explores the transformative relationship between the historical, present and the future of humanity, artificial intelligence, capitalism and other technologies. As our creations increasingly mirror our desires and aspirations, this journey delves into the profound implications of making creation in our image.

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Famous Disruptive Innovations that Failed

Destination Innovation

Taken from the course – Disruptive Thinking, How to See Huge Opportunities The post Famous Disruptive Innovations that Failed appeared first on Destination Innovation.

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We Need To Rethink The Myth Of Macintosh And Xerox PARC

Digital Tonto

In the late 1960s, Xerox faced a problem without a clear solution. With many of its key patents expiring, it was losing its chokehold on the industry it had created. That’s what led its visionary CEO, Peter McColough, to create PARC, which invented breakthrough technologies, incredible profits and saved the company. Yet many see it as a cautionary tale because of all the possibilities it wasn’t able to pursue.

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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 Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back.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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By Breaking Down Resistance to Business Ecosystems, we embrace them.

Paul Hobcraft

Breaking down Resistance to Business Ecosystems Resistance to Business Ecosystems does need to be broken down and addressed to realize the power of Ecosystem thinking and Design and its growing value to Enterprises. So why are we not doing this today? Adopting any business ecosystem-centric approach involves a significant shift in mindset, culture, and organizational structures.

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12 Ways to Improve Your Logical Thinking Skills

Destination Innovation

Here are some ways to develop your logical thinking skills. Play chess. The king of games will teach you the values of concentration, patience, planning and calculation. Solve soduko puzzles. There are many good word and number games you can find in daily newspapers and puzzle websites. Soduko is pure logical thinking. Make lists, analyse your work, break it down into smaller tasks.

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You can't burn data

Jeffrey Phillips

As the concept of digital transformation takes root, you may frequently hear comparisons between data and oil. After all, both are abundant commodities that can create value. This comparison was strong enough to lead Wired magazine to define data as the new oil in a magazine article some years ago. On the surface, this comparison seems to make some sense.

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How to Tell If a Prospective Workplace Is Toxic

Harvard Business Review

You may be excited to move forward to your next career opportunity, particularly if you’re trying to leave an unhealthy work environment. But as you interview with prospective employers, don’t ignore the signs of toxicity that may be right in front of you. Identifying toxicity in an organization you don’t currently work for can prove to be tricky. If you’re trying to leave a toxic workplace but don’t do your due diligence on future employers, you could end up back in another miserable environmen

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10 Incredible Collaborative Innovation Examples That Will Blow Your Mind and Revolutionize Your Business

IdeaScale

Collaborative innovation is the process of creating new products, services, or solutions by bringing together individuals or teams from diverse backgrounds to collaborate and share ideas. It constitutes a fundamental aspect of modern business, and numerous companies have successfully utilized collaborative innovation to achieve remarkable success. In this blog post, we will delve into ten [.

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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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Transformation is a Journey Not a Destination

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell When Mohandas Gandhi was a young lawyer he was so shy that he couldn’t even bring himself to speak in an open courtroom. He was also impulsive and had a nasty temper.

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Work Remotely or Return to Office

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: Currently there is a big debate going on around the world with respect to where do we work from. There is a camp of people who think they are more productive and save time, money and attention by working remotely. There is another camp which believes that working remotely has a lot of limitations, specially around preserving the company culture, innovation or helping new hires integrate with the organisation.

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Has Business Transformation Become Obsolete?

Harvard Business Review

In today’s world, business transformation has morphed from a one-time special project to a never-ending series of transformations — the majority of which will fail. With a future full of changes, challenges, and surprises, leaders need a new approach. Forward-thinking organizations are focusing on regeneration — developing a long-term vision and a series of unified actions to more harmoniously link business operations and performance and create lasting value.

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Leading Into The End Of An Era: Smartphones

Bill Fischer

Leadership in the waning period of an industry’s generational S-curve can be perilous. Smartphones could be facing this soon. What can we learn from this event?

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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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Are You Engaging in Innovation Theater?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski When you go to the cinema or the playhouse you go you see a show. The show may be funny, it may be sad, it may be thought-provoking, it may be beautiful, and it may take your mind off your problems for a couple of hours; but it’s not real.

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How to Move from Bad Ideas to Breakthrough Ideas

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: I came across this reel on Instagram and loved the story and wanted to share it with you all. You can watch the reel here. While the story itself is better told by Dr. Caroline Brookfield in the reel, I wanted to share other things that I learnt watching and listening to the story and wanted to share that with you.

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6 Questions to Ask at the Midpoint of Your Career

Harvard Business Review

It’s common to wrestle with feelings of unmet expectations, missed opportunities, and paths not taken when you reach the midpoint of your career. But experts say that arriving at middle-age is also a profound opportunity for growth and self-reflection. It’s a chance to reevaluate your priorities, draw from your experience, and carve out a path that aligns with your goals for the second half of your professional life.

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Thriving in the Dynamic Ecosystem of the Hierarchy of Business Ecosystem Needs.

Ecosystems4Innovating

Sub-Title: “Dynamically thriving and evolving Business Ecosystems; Adapting Together.” Understanding the Dynamic Ecosystem within the Hierarchy of Business Ecosystems I am introducing the Hierarchy of Business Ecosystem Needs in several posts. This is the sixth post within the series introducing the fourth and most novel layer- the Dynamic Ecosystem.

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, 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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Master the Customer Hierarchy of Needs

Innovation Excellence

Embrace Customer Expectations GUEST POST from Shep Hyken Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist who created a model for understanding human behavior. Specifically, he was interested in what motivated people, and he devised five levels in the shape of a pyramid representing each of those needs.

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The Role of Mindfulness and Well-being in Enhancing Leadership and Productivity

Tullio Siragusa

The Role of Mindfulness and Well-being in Enhancing Leadership and Productivity In an era where the velocity of change is unprecedented, leadership demands more than just strategic acumen and technical prowess. It calls for an inner resilience, a clarity of mind, and a commitment to personal and collective well-being. “The cultivation of mindfulness and a focus on holistic well-being have emerged as cornerstone practices for leaders seeking not just to navigate but to thrive in this dynamic lan

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A Simple Question to Help Your Team Define Success

Harvard Business Review

Despite its critical importance, most executive teams are not in agreement around the foundational question: What does success look like in X years? The challenge lies in developing a clear collective understanding of what winning as a team looks like and then aligning efforts, resources, and strategies toward these common goals. In this article, the authors offer guidance on how to prepare for and lead a success-defining discussion with your team.

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Achieving Synergy and Orchestration in the Business Ecosystem of the Hierarchy of Ecosystem Needs

Ecosystems4Innovating

Sub- Title: “Strategic Synergy: The Business Ecosystem” Achieving the Synergy in Business Ecosystems I am introducing the Hierarchy of Ecosystem Needs in a series of posts. This is the fourth post within the series introducing the second layer- the Business Ecosystem. As I have previously mentioned, the design of this Hierarchy of Ecosystems is modular; each Ecosystem can stand alone and offer significant value, but it is part of a more extensive cohesive system where each layer cont

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From Whims to Wins: How a Customer-Centric Portfolio Transforms Product Strategy

Speaker: John Mansour - President, Product Management University

You know that sinking feeling. You’ve come up with a winning product strategy, everyone’s on board and energized, and you’re halfway down the path to execution only to have it submarined by something someone convinced your leadership was more strategic! It’s a scenario that’s all too familiar, and it exemplifies one of the biggest struggles with individual product strategies.

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Pathways to Scale

Innovation Excellence

Why planning your innovation expedition helps avoid a lot of trouble on the journey… GUEST POST from John Bessant When I was a child a big feature of the social landscape was the annual visit to my uncle’s house on Christmas Eve.

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I Wrote a Book!

Mills-Scofield

For years, many of my clients, founders I’ve advised, and mentees have asked me to write a book; it took one of them to push me to do it*. So, I wrote a book , Value Proposition: Positioning for Success , on continually creating, testing, and building compelling value propositions that meet or exceed real customers’ real needs. You’ll learn about some famous and not-so-famous successes and flops, highlighting obvious and not-so-obvious causes and solutions.

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GenAI Can Help Small Companies Level the Playing Field

Harvard Business Review

Generative AI has the potential to close content, insight, and technology gaps that large corporations typically have over their smaller counterparts. This shift presents a unique opportunity for SMEs, whose inherent agility gives them an edge in adopting and innovating with AI. This article shares some early examples of how new approaches to text and image generation, AI-generated video, customer insights, and more can help boost the competitiveness of SMEs willing to invest in generative AI to

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Innov8rs and The Alliance for Southern California Innovation Co-hosting Innov8rs Socal, 10-11 April 2024

Innov8rs

Innov8rs | The Alliance for Southern California Innovation (the “Alliance”) is a not for profit that brings together Southern California’s top research institutions, prominent business leaders, and world-class advisors to focus on bridging critical gaps in the SoCal innovation ecosystem. The goal of the Alliance is to engage and unify SoCal’s compelling diversity of talent, ideas, and perspectives to optimize the conditions for the region’s innovators to bring more breakthroughs to the world.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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Five Simple Things Great Leaders Do

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from David Burkus When you start out your career, you’re most often an individual contributor. And in that role your knowledge and skills are most important. But if you do that role well, you’ll likely be asked to consider becoming a leader.

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Maternal health policy change won’t save enough mothers’ lives

Christensen Institute

Maternal health in the US is in a severe state. If you’re reading this, you’re likely familiar with the statistics. In brief, despite spending more money per capita on maternity care than any other country , the US has worse maternal health outcomes than all high-income countries. There have been multiple rallying cries to do something about this horrific status quo.

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Why Calling Your Workers Heroes Can Backfire

Harvard Business Review

At the height of pandemic-era lockdowns, the term “hero” was used to describe full-time workers including frontline health workers, bus drivers, supermarket cashiers, and other workers who had to appear at work in-person. In 2020, Instacart launched a “Household Heroes” campaign to recruit 300,000 workers to the platform. While moralizing work like this might seem to have benefits for workers and the company, interviews with Instacart workers shed light on the mixed feelings many workers held ab

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