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The Only Way to Understand (Innovation) Success is by Measuring Failure

HYPE Innovation

Success is a scarcity, especially in innovation. In fact, one of the few certainties in life is that everything will fail at some moment. Few innovations and experiments succeed, and even the biggest success stories end at one point.

How to Build a Culture of Original Thinkers

Carla Johnson - Innovation

May 30, 2019 Disruptive innovation celebrates the renegade brands that take an industry by storm. Other companies sit on the sidelines watching with envy as they grab market share and generate incredulous revenue. Why can’t we be like them?” they ask. People believe true innovators are a rare breed.

Innovation is the Means, Not an End in Itself

Innovation Excellence

Innovation is all the rage, and for good reason. The most successful innovators outperform other companies by a wide margin. For example, according to the 2018 Global Innovation 1000 study, the sales growth of top innovators was 2.6 times and the operating income growth 2.5

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Digital Transformation, Data and Innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

In my last post I tried to illustrate the importance (and the challenges) of data to digital transformation. This is often a complex and difficult idea for people to understand - why is "data" so hard? Why can't computer systems work more effectively?

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The 7 Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations

While a sustainable standardized method of innovation still eludes most organizations - having this in your toolbox is a game changer! Discover the 7 essential habits for enabling companies to systemize and establish innovation as a core competency.

How to Choose the Right Software for Concept Development


Concept development is where most businesses start when they think about launching a new product or service. Guest post by upBOARD . It is one of the early stages of the innovation process, and it is integral to the continued success of any organization.

How to Solve Enterprise Problems with Multiple Innovation Types


Businesses tend to think of innovation in terms of product, process, or business models. Within those three domains of innovation are several innovation types that apply in different situations.

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The wheel inbetween

The Future Shapers

Get innovation rolling: discover your Wheel Inbetween. In brief…. The problem. Everyone knows that innovation is vital, and there is lots of great published thinking on smart ways to develop winning innovation ideas.

Top 5 Innovation Trends in 2019


80% of executives think their current business models are at risk to be disrupted in the near future and 84% say their future success is extremely dependent on innovation. So, what are the five top innovation trends that will mark 2019, and where should businesses be placing their bets?

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Top Jobs for Innovation Professionals in 2019


Companies in every industry are accepting that complacency and failure to innovate are tantamount to negligence. Failing to innovate can cause even a large established business to lose ground to competitors that more fully embrace innovation. It requires more than just saying “Innovation is good.”

When Innovation Goes Wrong, We Shouldn’t Blame Technology, But Ourselves

Innovation Excellence

When I speak at conferences, I’ve noticed that people are increasingly asking me about the unintended consequences of technological advance. As our technology becomes almost unimaginably powerful, there is growing apprehension and fear that we will be unable to control what we create.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

From Poland to Portugal, innovation globetrotter, with Ewa Kopczynska

Rapid Innovation in digital time

What is the Art of Innovation? Pierre-Alexandre Balland, visiting professor at MIT Media Lab presents his strategic tool for cities and governments. Creativity Innovation Collective intelligence Daniela Marta E&D Knowledge Consulting Ewa Kopczynska

Summer Reading List: 17 Books That Will Inspire You To Change The World

Digital Tonto

Summer is finally here! Time to break out the sunblock, beach towels and get some time to relax. If you’re anything like me, it’s also a time to get some serious reading done. There’s just something. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Reading List

What’s an Intrapreneur?


The term “intrapreneur” has reemerged in recent years, but it was coined in 1978, and given the elegant definition of “ dreamers who do.”. Your intrapreneurs are the people already in your company who have many of the same attributes as an entrepreneur.

How Trust Can Be A Competitive Advantage

Innovation Excellence

One of the most rewarding things about writing my book Mapping Innovation was talking to the innovators themselves.

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.

Strategies to Boost your Innovation Culture – 4 Real-World Examples for CIOs


There is no one size fits all when it comes to innovation, no single path that will lead to success. There are many ways to be innovative, but one thing is certain: the right L&D (Learning & Development) practices can cultivate innovation in any organization.

Finding the Meaning and Purpose of Digital Transformation

The Future Shapers

It is believed that 50% of the traditional companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since 2000 due to digitalisation. They failed to remain relevant and competitive in a fast-changing business environment and were easily phased out.

Accelerators v Startup Matching v Limited Partnership v CVC


You might already know that more than 50% of today’s S&P500 faces replacement in the next 10 years. A lesser known fact is that one in three listed companies are at risk of being de-listed in the next five years alone

The Unintended Consequences of IoT (Internet of Things) Deployment

Innovation Excellence

Three of the most hyped technologies in recent years include Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Thing (IoT). And how do I know that they are hyped?

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.

Empathy 2.0 series: AI technologies you can start using today!

Board of Innovation

In the second part of our Empathy 2.0 series we're exploring what’s next in tech-driven methods for empathy. We look at workflow automation solutions! The post Empathy 2.0 series: AI technologies you can start using today! appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration Expertise

The Majesty of Elmo

Grasshopper Herder

The Kromatic team has found a delightful and innovative way to make meetings more efficient. The post The Majesty of Elmo appeared first on Lean Startup Miscellaneous Teamwork & Leadership Continuous Improvement Productivity Startup Tool teams

How to Build YOUR Best Innovation Process


How might we build a more efficient or effective innovation process? The post How to Build YOUR Best Innovation Process appeared first on Innovation Management. Collaborative Innovation Strategies

The Art of Physician Entrepreneurship

Innovation Excellence

Most doctors would agree that medicine, contrary to popular belief, is part science, but mostly art. Most of medical practice is not evidence based. On the other hand, there seems to be some argument whether entrepreneurship is an art, a science or both.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Can an Employee be an Entrepreneur?


I recently concluded an intense but rewarding podcast tour in support of my now newish book, Employee to Entrepreneur


Trends in Innovation in the Chemical Industry


In mid-May, yet2 sponsored the NPD and Innovation in the Chemical Industry conference , organized by the European Networking Group.

May the 4th Industrial Revolution be with you – Part 1


This is the first in a series of articles that explore the impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on modern society. To understand this phenomenon requires that we think beyond the concept of digital and take a closer look at how the digital space impacts the human space.

The fine art of inNOvation

Innovation Excellence

Business plan. Those two words have been used a lot to kill a lot of innovative ideas. Yet, it persists in the entrepreneurial consciousness. It’s a mainstay in the manager’s tool box. Sure, it you are going to ask for money, you will in all likelihood need to write a business plan.

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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.

Dominant Logic: How Top Managers Make Powerful Decisions

Ankush Chopra

Dominant logic is a powerful concept in management literature. It refers to a shared cognitive map within the top management team that allows business leaders to make the right decisions fast.

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Opening The Door… Helping Your Employees Expand Their Horizons

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. Whether you are looking to inspire your workers or feel they need an extra push in the right direction, you are responsible for their direction.

3 Ways Businesses Are Improving Their Employee Value Proposition


Companies have to attract and retain top talent to remain competitive in a globalized world. Without a motivated workforce, they'll fail to meet their goals and achieve growth, year after year.

How to Foster an Appetite for Risk by Using Ambiguity as a Resource

Innovation Excellence

Some time ago I had a conversation with Jim Long, former Head of Creative Office and R&D and my mentor, about how innovation could succeed within a company.

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.