Sat.Nov 18, 2017 - Fri.Nov 24, 2017

What is Tesla? It’s Not A Car Company…

Game-Changer

Last night I was chatting with a buddy of mine about how Tesla will dominate the hypercar market, competing against the likes of McLaren, Porsche, Ferrari, Bugatti and Koenigsegg. I think I’ve mentioned this before, but if not then here it is: I like supercars.

Improving your Business Potential for Innovation - Limitations and Criticisms of Design Thinking

HYPE Innovation

Let me summarize where we are today in Design Thinking. Design Thinking has raised a lot of expectations as well as its fair share of controversy. Why are organizations so caught up by DT? Often it became the promise of having creative ways to solve solutions and work in harmony with all the rational thinking that dominates much of business thinking today. DT sounded so appealing, it quickly became “oh, we need some of that.”. Methods & Frameworks

Crowdsourcing and Traffic

IdeaScale

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving which means that many of you are traveling to be home for the holidays. And if you are traveling that means that you’re trying to avoid something that no one enjoys: traffic! So we thought we’d look at some of our favorite crowdsourcing and traffic stories.

Data Bias Is Becoming A Massive Problem

Digital Tonto

As data and analytics increasingly become a core component of our decision making, we need to be far more careful Related posts: Is Big Data Doing More Harm Than Good? If Big Data Is To Live Up To. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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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.

Hey @Essential Here’s How You Can Steal New Customers From Competitors

Game-Changer

Last week I bought an Essential Phone , from the Essential company founded by Android creator Andy Rubin. I was interested in the phone when it was first announced because it looked really well built and had a delicious bezel-less screen.

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Can a CEO Hinder Innovation?

IdeaScale

Leaders define their organization. That a CEO could hinder innovation seems counter-intuitive. Isn’t a CEO’s job to lead, to pioneer even when necessary? But depending on the personality and strategy of a CEO, innovation can be harder or easier.

Want to Build a Culture of Innovation? Then Seek Out Your Innovation Agents

InnovationManagement

‘No man is an island, entire of itself’ runs the saying and it should probably go on to say that no concept should be introduced in isolation either. In the VUCA world, we’re all challenged with constantly trying to do something new, to create lasting change, transformation and disruption.

Success through Collaboration

Daniel Burrus

If there’s one industry that stands out as a bastion of secrecy and cutthroat competition, it’s pharmaceuticals. So what in the world were GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer thinking when they partnered in the development of new HIV medications?

Pruning Your Root Cause

Innovation Excellence

Process improvers the world over rally around root cause analysis as if it were the Holy Grail of all things organizational. But is it? Understanding the root cause of a problem certainly makes sense in the context of a present day situation carrying the potential for a correct answer or solution.

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

6 Ideas to Imagine Social-First Video Content for Brand Videos

BrainZooming

A client reached out yesterday with a “quick cry for help!”. The client’s organization is taking time today to imagine ideas for a brand video that looks at the customer experience they deliver from the audience’s perspective.

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Companies betting big on open innovation

hackerearth

“Open innovation is the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation, and expand the markets for external use of innovation, respectively.

You Can Never Build The Future By Looking To The Past

Digital Tonto

You can never create something truly new based on what you already know. The only way to find it is to start looking. Related posts: Are You Using Data To Analyze The Past Or To Create A New Future? [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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We Too Often Ignore The Tradeoff Between Innovation And Optimization

Innovation Excellence

For decades, managers have been focused on efficiency. From Frederick Winslow Taylor and his Principles of Scientific Management early in the 20th century to more modern practices like Six Sigma, executives continually honed their operations to achieve maximum productivity at minimal cost.

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.

The Difference Between Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and Agile | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

As more large companies begin to embark upon audacious transformation plans and set up innovation teams, more corporate professionals are being introduced to a world in which terms like design thinking, lean, agile, pivot, experiment, fail, adapt and so on are used almost interchangeably

Five Weird Inventions That Never Made The Cut

Ideanote

The post Five Weird Inventions That Never Made The Cut appeared first on Ideanote. Innovation Spotlights Bad ideas Funny idea selection

Additive Manufacturing’s Holy Grail

Mike Shipulski

The holy grail of Additive Manufacturing (AM) is high volume manufacturing. And the reason is profit. Here’s the governing equation: (Price – Cost) x Volume = Profit. The idea is to sell products for more than the cost to make them and sell a lot of them. It’s an intoxicatingly simple proposition.

The Extraordinary Team Creation Manifesto

Innovation Excellence

A New Science is showing us how staying in-the-flow may be the most important part of building extraordinary teams.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

A rigorous, quantitative analysis of corporate innovation cultures – the most comprehensive study on this topic ever.

Trends and Innovations in the Real Estate Industry

InnovationManagement

The real estate industry has always been quite static while facing its own set of challenges and obstacles. However, technological innovations will reshape every industry eventually, real estate included. Trend Alert

Top 10 Corporate Innovation Blogs | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

We are indeed living in an age where anybody with an internet connection has access to more information than the POTUS had just 15 years ago

Recent Innovation in the Energy Sector: Solar & Wind

Innocentive

The environmental impact of fossil fuels is causing the energy sector to focus on cleaner alternatives. Political agreements to curb fossil fuel emissions, such as The Paris Climate Accord - ratified by 168 nations, sets out ambitious plans to tackle the threat of climate change and shift towards a low carbon future. Innovation Insights

Want to Nail Pricing? Understand Market Dynamics First

Innovation Excellence

Pricing is a game – one with asymmetric and imperfect information. So what does this mean for you? Basically, you’re very unlikely to nail pricing the first time. And even if you do come close, you’ll have to adjust as your product and market mature.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Analysis of how 3.5 million employees using Spigit ideate proves innovation is a science, and can be measured.

Idea Diversity: Key to Building a Culture of Innovation

Spigit

In her Huffington Post article , Tiffani Bova, Contributor Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, touches on an important point made by Lisa Bodell, an award-winning author and CEO of Futurethink, that has a big impact on building a culture of innovation: idea diversity.

Top 7 Innovation Labs in Australia | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

Australia is currently ranked number 23 on the Global Innovation Index 2017

How EA Became the Most Hated Company On the Internet (and How They Can Fix It)

Qmarkets

A Problem, There Is. Video game company EA is in the final stages of releasing a long-anticipated game, Star Wars Battlefront II.

Innovate like a Pilgrim

Innovation Excellence

Scott Bowden investigates and shares how the Pilgrims voage to America yields lessons for the modern-day innovation practitioner.

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!

Protecting Big Data from Cyberattacks

InnovationManagement

We are seeing an unprecedented increase in data breaches across organizations in both private and public sectors. The most recent cyber attack on Equifax, one of the major credit rating agencies, is equally alarming and frightening to millions of customers. Public or private data is no longer safe anymore. Strategies

10 Tips to win a hackathon

hackerearth

Everyone wants to be a winner. However, in both life and hackathons, victory comes to those who want it the most. With limited time to solve problems, and submit prototypes, a hackathon is an ultimate test of skills and endurance. Here is what you can do to win your next hackathon: .

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How to Keep Team Members Engaged To Ensure Your Project’s Success

Accept360

Only 32 percent of employees in the United States are engaged in their work, according to the annual Gallup employee engagement survey. And disengaged employees are bad for business. As Jeff Ross point out, disengaged workers are disconnected from the company and co-workers.