Sat.May 25, 2019 - Fri.May 31, 2019

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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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.

How to Solve Enterprise Problems with Multiple Innovation Types

IdeaScale

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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How to Choose the Right Software for Concept Development

Leapfrogging

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 Build YOUR Best Innovation Process

InnovationManagement

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

Top Jobs for Innovation Professionals in 2019

IdeaScale

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.”

Are You Ready for the Biggest Economic and Social Shift of the Past 100 Years?

Innovation Excellence

The changes coming in driverless vehicles are just the tip of the iceberg. What’s yet to come is nothing short of unimaginable. The constant chatter about driverless, autonomous, and electric vehicles is nearly deafening.

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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.

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.

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

InnovationManagement

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.

What’s an Intrapreneur?

IdeaScale

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.

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.

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.

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

Five Business Shifts That Will Put Learning at The Heart of The Agenda

InnovationManagement

In our recent book The Future Reinvented, we are argued that, in the face of seemingly unprecedented change across society, learning at every level is central to survival and growth.

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.

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.

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

3 Ways Businesses Are Improving Their Employee Value Proposition

InnovationManagement

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.

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

Ideanote

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.

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?

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!

Innovation Toolkit – Tips, Tools and Templates for Managing Innovation

Viima

Having the right set of tools can help you get more out of your innovation activities by providing you with concrete ways for managing different parts of innovation. The right tools allow you to consider different aspects of innovation, look at innovation from new perspectives and save time.

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Testing New Business Ideas: Learnings from OWLET [Part 1]

Strategyzer

We often use the OWLET team video from the International Business Model Competition in 2013 to illustrate how to de-risk new ideas, cheaply and quickly. Let's unpack together the most important principles to follow when testing new business ideas.

Accelerators v Startup Matching v Limited Partnership v CVC

Collectivecamp

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 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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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.