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Innovating For The Long Term

Digital Tonto

It’s become fashionable to bemoan the influence of investors and blame them for short-term and “quarterly capitalism,” but that’s just an excuse for failed leadership. If you look at the world’s most. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

16 scientifically proven ways to enhance your creativity

Idea to Value

People often think that science and creativity are not related. In fact, over the past few decades , a huge amount of research has begun showing us exactly what causes our creativity, what reduces it, and even what enhances it.

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5 Steps to Run a Successful Virtual Brainstorm Session

Leapfrogging

Brainstorming is an art and science. Here’s how to help your virtual team generate and prioritize the best ideas. Over the past 25 years, I have run hundreds of brainstorming workshops for high-performing teams. My sessions are often part of larger strategy and innovation initiatives. But all sessions are focused on the same thing: generate, prioritize, and develop great ideas to create a big impact.

Vancouver Coastal Health Case Study: Generating Ideas to Create Sustainability in Healthcare

IdeaScale

Creating a sustainable workplace is a concern across all industries. Preserving the environment and decreasing the carbon footprint is at the forefront of innovation efforts for many companies. Idea sharing is where innovation begins.

Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

visual from [link] collaboration-the-missing-standard/. We clearly need to find ways to navigate ourselves back into some (new) order, to stabilize the chaos we are in, or beginning to feel we are finally moving out of the crisis and chaos of the last 18 months.

Why every innovation plan will fail when it hits the market

Idea to Value

The boxer Mike Tyson once famously said: Everybody has a plan before they get punched in the mouth! While the original quote from 1987 was actually “Everybody has plans until they get hit for the first time.”, ”, the sentiment also applies to innovation projects.

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An Inside Look at IdeaScale

IdeaScale

Overview: Learn more about what an innovation management platform like IdeasScale can do for your organization. Why Use IdeaScale?

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

visual from www.amle.org collaboration-the-missing-standard/. We clearly need to find ways to navigate ourselves back into some (new) order, to stabilize the chaos we are in, or beginning to feel we are finally moving out of the crisis and chaos of the last 18 months.

Which colours should you paint your office to be more creative?

Idea to Value

We know that our surroundings can impact our creative performance and ability to innovate. So how can we adjust our surroundings to help us to achieve our best work possible? Well, several pieces of research have looked at how colour around you affects your creative performance.

[FREE] Business Case Template: Create a Business Case to Turn Your Idea Into a Funded Project

Leapfrogging

Creating a solid business case is integral to the success of any new opportunity. The right business case can mean the difference between funding your idea and floundering to make it a reality.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Webinar: Get An Inside Look at IdeaScale

IdeaScale

Overview: Curious as to how IdeaScale works? Join us for a live demo July 14th at 10 am Pacific Time for a half-hour of product demonstration with a question and answer session to show why IdeaScale is right for your company. Why Use IdeaScale?

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Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

visual from [link] collaboration-the-missing-standard/. We clearly need to find ways to navigate ourselves back into some (new) order, to stabilize the chaos we are in, or beginning to feel we are finally moving out of the crisis and chaos of the last 18 months.

This weird fat is what makes you smarter, but less creative (Myelin)

Idea to Value

Why is it that it sometimes feels so hard to be creative? Well, it is because your brain is actually incredibly lazy ! But don’t blame yourself. Blame evolution.

Using Concept Screening to Create New Products and Services for Your Business

Leapfrogging

Concept screening is one of the best ways to quickly filter through information and ideas to pick the best one for a particular situation . .

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

The problem with trend spotting

Jeffrey Phillips

I am a huge fan of trend spotting and scenario planning. Most companies simply do not understand the insight and the power that developing and interpreting trends and scenarios can provide.

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The Most Effective Way To Take Advice

Game-Changer

How do you consider what advice to take? Just because you like and / or respect someone? At this point most everyone will take Elon Musk’s advice just because he’s Elon Musk; but you shouldn’t. The same goes for when you have a mentor or are seeking advice from various people.

Podcast S5E121: Diana Kander – Unlocking the truth with curiosity to drive innovation

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with bestselling author, serial entrepreneur and innovation keynote speaker Diana Kander.

How a Customer Empathy Map Can Help You Develop Better Products & Services

Leapfrogging

What is a Customer Empathy Map, and what are best practices, tools and online templates for teams and organizations? . It always surprises me that business leaders think they know what’s best for their customers without asking them.

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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.

Business model innovation and positive social impact

Board of Innovation

Get to know GaiaGo: the cross-industry, disruptive business model advancing sustainable mobility, sustainable consumption and inclusive urban planning. The post Business model innovation and positive social impact appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Social Impact Circular economy

Learn the Best and Easiest Way to Mine Cryptocurrency

Game-Changer

The Helium Network technology is an incredible technology building the People’s Network of IoT and now, 5G. You can also make up to $10,000 a month passively. Read on!

5 Psychology-Backed Hacks That Train Your Brain to Be More Innovative

Entrepreneur - Innovation

As you try to open yourself up to new ways of thinking, you will find it easier to generate ideas for your business. Lifestyle

8 steps to face a VUCA environment with Design Thinking

The Future Shapers

Regardless of your industry, you must find new ways to create certainty for your business, and Design Thinking is one of the best allies when applying it in the VUCA environments of organisations. The new management model called V.U.C.A.

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.

Start testing B2B ideas: The story of Health Catalyst

Strategyzer

You’ve just had an incredibly productive brainstorming session with your team where you collectively came up with dozens of ideas for new business models.

Five Questions to Answer Before Crowdsourcing

InnovationManagement

As the director of the IdeaScale Crowd community, I recently had the opportunity to share some insights and best practices for innovators who are new to crowdsourcing, and may not have conducted their first campaign yet.

‘Inspired’ book by Marty Cagan, how to create tech products customers love

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Inspired by Marty Cagan guides you in your way to attract the right people, to build the right product with the right process. Design tech products customers love, and that will work for your business!

In the Race Toward Hyperautomation, How Can You Avoid Being Left in the Dust?

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Use the increasing fusion of AI and robotics to your business's advantage. Prepare to Succeed

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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.

Bye, bye, Styrofoam! Popcorn packages developed in Germany

Entrepreneur.com

Forest scientists created an ecological, bio-based material that will replace plastic. Environment

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Why People Buy Innovation Management Software

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale analyzes our system and customer data and releases a report on crowdsourced innovation trends and benchmarks.

5 Ways Lawyers Can Use Social Media to For Business Development

Collectivecamp

Social media might be construed as the plaything of swole bros and booty-happy influencers, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t an incredibly powerful business development tool for legal and professional services firms.

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Why Diversity Matters for Strategic Execution

Cascade Strategy

Business strategy is a multifaceted discipline that relies on getting a wide number of things right. What makes the field so interesting is that it is a complex, infinitely variable puzzle that you have to solve and you don’t have all the information at your fingertips.

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.