Sat.May 18, 2019 - Fri.May 24, 2019

Why new product development fails and how innovation management can help

Exago

Product and brand failures occur on an ongoing basis, to varying degrees. They are part of the process of learning and growing. Innovation management can help organisations coordinate amongst themselves to eliminate challenges and maintain a transparent, company-wide innovation system. The post Why new product development fails and how innovation management can help appeared first on Exago.

How To Manage Misfits And Not Kill Your Company

Game-Changer

Rebels, misfits, renegades, heretics or troublemakers whatever you call them, are commonly seen as difficult to work with. Because their strengths (driven, talented, smart and impatient in achieving outcomes) can sometimes make them come across as a s and go rogue.

5 Habits That Will Make You A Better Futurist

Game-Changer

You can’t predict the future, you have to create it. Still, a main component of doing innovation is forecasting ; understanding what drives the future. This is something I get asked about a lot, and don’t claim to be a futurist.

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Recognizing it is all about Value Creation

Paul Hobcraft

I am reading a lot about the concept of value creation recently, it answers everything but tells us so often nothing about how it is made up or it is truly present.

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Driving Collaboration to Sustainable Innovation

Speaker: Wayne Kurtzman, Research Director, Social and Collaboration, IDC

Join Wayne Kurtzman, Research Director from IDC, as he reveals key insights from his recent research on the importance of collaboration, and discover how you can drive sustainable results through teamwork within your organization.

The Gladwell Trap

Digital Tonto

We can't believe everything we think. We need to ask the hard questions Related posts: The Selective Innovation Trap. The Gospel According to Gladwell. The Accidental Cartesians. What is a Business. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Motivate to Innovate: How?

IdeaScale

Engagement is a challenge even at the most innovative companies. Bringing in stakeholders across the board will take more than just a welcome email and a few meetings. Here’s how to gear your company for innovation, from the newest team member to the senior C-suite. Bring in The Highly Engaged.

Willing to Innovate? Start with Improving on Culture!

InnovationManagement

It is neither the business models nor the products that are innovative, but rather the minds behind them. Hence, nurturing a culture where people are willing to generate and execute on creative ideas is an essential skill for every innovation leader. The post Willing to Innovate?

Here’s What Most People Get Wrong About Minimum Viable Products

Digital Tonto

The advantage of creating an MVP is that it essentially acts as a research lab where you can safely test hypotheses and eliminate sources of uncertainty. Related posts: The Hair-On-Fire Use Case. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Exploring. That’s what Intrapreneurs do

The Future Shapers

Going in essence back to the garage, in large company, inventing the future from within. Three reasons why intrapreneurship is a critical asset of any organization, serving long-term survival, sustainable growth, competitiveness and attractiveness. About long-term survival.

The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

Five Hurdles to Idea Management and How to Clear Them

IdeaScale

Brainstorming is the beginning of idea management, but only the beginning. To keep the momentum going, idea management needs to clear away hurdles you may unintentionally put in the way. Whose Job Is It?”

Open Innovation at Bouygues: each of our BU has an open innovation team

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Vincent Maret corporate director Open Innovation at Bouygues Corp. explains how to drive competitiveness through innovation! Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Bouygues Corporate accelerator Entrepreneur Incubation intrapreneur Open Innovation Start-up Vincent Maret

Combining lean startup and agile with a design-led approach reduces business risk

Innovation Excellence

For most corporations, leading in quality means continually pursuing organizational excellence. This means leaders have to make sure that the organization is fit for its purpose, stays that way, and keeps improving over time. Maintaining quality is much easier when the risks involved are lower.

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The Four Essentials For Engaging the Crowd With Your Innovation Program

InnovationManagement

Each strategic consultation with an IdeaScale Innovation Strategist starts with you. What outcomes would you like to see in 6 months time? in 1 year? The post The Four Essentials For Engaging the Crowd With Your Innovation Program appeared first on Innovation Management. Open Innovation Strategies

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.

Blockchain: A Real-World Example of the Power of Innovation

IdeaScale

Some examples of innovation change the world or create industries that never existed before. Blockchain is one of them. The first white paper about blockchain technology was released in 2008.

StratChat Replay: Innovation Readiness Assessment with Tendayi Viki & Alexander Osterwalder

Strategyzer

Visual live-drawn by Holger Nils Pohl. As the pace of change in our world has increased, competitive advantages have become temporary. Companies now need to be able to support and nurture innovation - not as one-off projects, but as a repeatable process. Innovation proficiency is no longer optional.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of April 2019

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

Technology for Better Innovative Management

InnovationManagement

In today’s workplace, you’re expected to do as much as you can with a variable amount of resources. How can you keep an in-office, remote, or combination workforce engaged using technology? We recommend four steps: educate, collaborate, monitor, and secure.

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.

Blockchain: A Real-World Example of the Power of Innovation

IdeaScale

Some examples of innovation change the world or create industries that never existed before. Blockchain is one of them. The first white paper about blockchain technology was released in 2008.

8 Trends Driving Innovation In The Ski And Winter Sport Industry

whataventure

Digital platforms, data analytics or augmented reality – one would not expect to come across these topics racing down a ski slope in the Alps. However, the fact is that cutting-edge technologies and shifting customer behaviors are hitting the slopes and transforming the winter and ski industry.

How To Create Something Truly Original

Innovation Excellence

I study innovators for a living. Every year, I interview dozens of men and women who’ve achieved remarkable things. For my own part, I publish about a hundred articles a year and my second book, Cascades, will come out this spring.

How the U.S. Government is Conquering Open Innovation

Innocentive

Innovation Insights Seekers

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!

How Asking Works: A Crash Course in Customer Discovery Questions

Grasshopper Herder

Interviewing strangers is a science as much as an art. Learning how questions actually work can give you fresh insight into the customer discovery process. The post How Asking Works: A Crash Course in Customer Discovery Questions appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com.

Innovation Versus R&D Spending

Strategyzer

Investments in R&D to foster technology, science or product innovation are just the first steps towards success. The hard part of innovation is achieving market success with the technology and products we invent.

Emerging Collaborative Tribes, Networks and Collectives 

Innovation Excellence

Here's How You Fire Up Your Team Innovation

Ideanote

In between daily meetings, routine tasks and putting out fires, great ideas have a tendency to go missing even in smaller teams. A way to make sure this doesn’t happen in your team is to create a trusted process to deal with all ideas in your team.

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.