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What Is an Innovation Manager?


Innovation is a sector in which companies are putting an increasing amount of effort into optimizing, and with this growth comes new opportunities.

3 Strategies To Overcome Resistance To Change

Digital Tonto

One of the biggest misconceptions about change is that it is an exercise in persuasion. Yet anyone who has ever been married or had kids knows how hard it can be to convince even a single person of something they don’t want to be convinced about.

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7 Traits of High-Performing and Innovative Teams


While being able to do it all is often touted as a badge of honor, high-performing teams are the “secret sauce” behind brands including Apple, Disney, Amazon, and Google.

Barriers to innovation, the cause and effect.

Paul Hobcraft

Seeing the barriers, the causes and effects. I am on a personal mission to convince innovation software providers, corporations and innovators to change how they undertake innovation. In some recent posts, I argued that we need to adopt a broader innovation ecosystem thinking and design.

Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Bauer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

Bridging the Gap Between Strategy and Reality

Innovation Excellence

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Whynde Kuehn, author of the new book Strategy to Reality. Whynde Kuehn is the Founder and Managing Director of S2E Transformation.

The Triple Bottom Line Framework


Money, money, money. It wasn’t so long ago that it was always sunny in the rich man’s world. But today, things just aren’t that easy, and talking about money isn’t enough. Businesses cannot thrive and survive in a competitive environment with only one bottom line – profit.

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Overcoming the most common open innovation challenges


Implementing open innovation in your business is not an easy task. It might be straightforward, but it is not easy. Open Innovation

How to Succeed at Opportunity Discovery

Moves the Needle

Opportunity discovery is the practice of figuring out where a business can find new growth. It’s the phase that comes before customer discovery and before product idea. You can actually start with either of those, but one should take a big step backward to learn more about the actual opportunity.). There are 4 parts to opportunity discovery: 1) Build the “Sandbox” ; 2) Observe the Environment ; 3) Find the Personas ; and 4) Define the Jobs. Define the Sandbox. The sandbox defines where you play.

The Hardest Pill To Swallow For Leaders: It’s All On You


Leadership is lonely. It’s not for everyone. Most people want that leadership position because of the added benefits of authority, bigger salary and recognition. Let me tell that you have no business leading if you’re want to be a leader for these reasons. Because leadership isn’t about you, it’s about others. And you know what? That’s not the hardest pill to swallow for leaders.

Scientific Management, Taylorism and how employees are prevented from innovating

Idea to Value

The Harvard Business Review’s Podcast “ HBR Ideacast ” has recently started a series on four business ideas which changed the world. I already told you about their excellent episode on Disruptive Innovation.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

People-Centric Technology Empowers Communities

Tullio Siragusa

People-Centric Technology Empowers Communities. Software in modern times has not only enabled better functions for businesses but also become a great equalizer for communities.

Did You Make a Difference Today?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski Did you engage today with someone that needed your time and attention, though they didn’t ask? You had a choice to float above it all or recognize that your time and attention were needed. And then you had a follow-on choice: to keep on truckin’ or engage.

You Have The Power To Shape The Future


Most successful people begin with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so. This is a quote by David Brooks from the article The two beliefs of successful people. I believe it. Most people, even well educated ones, don’t.

HBR Podcast on Disruptive Innovation

Idea to Value

Do you know what disruptive innovation is? No, I am not talking about every start-up trying to disrupt their industry. I am talking about the original theory of disruptive innovation, as outlined by Professor Clayton Christensen in his groundbreaking Harvard Business Review article in 1995.

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

How to Use The Hoshin Kanri X-Matrix to Deploy Your Strategic Plan


Now is the time of year when many leaders turn their thoughts to crafting the strategic plan for next year. In most cases, this involves financial forecasting, resource planning, and a review of this year’s performance to date.

Five Lessons from a Harvard Professor on Selling with Service

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Shep Hyken Most people think that customer service is a department that handles complaints and problems. There may be a department or contact center that does, but customer service is more than that.

Why Innovation Doesn't Always Guarantee Success (and How to Implement Your Innovative Ideas Effectively)

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Many professionals are excited about making a revolutionary change in their industries with innovative ideas. However, most don't understand that business success depends on other factors. Innovation

Gamification and Innovation: Nudging Mechanisms in Idea Management Software


Innovation requires engagement, collaboration and diverse thinking. However, organizations can face many challenges in creating an open space for employees to contribute ideas.

The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

Global Race for Innovation


In the global race for innovation, industry leaders are speeding ahead in the engineering fields of satellites, rockets, robotics, drones, and the future of mobility. It’s no longer enough to just keep the pace of your competitors.

Should a Bad Grade in Organic Chemistry be a Doctor Killer?

Innovation Excellence

NYU Professor Fired for Giving Students Bad Grades GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. A recent article described the termination of an NYU organic chemistry professor in response to a student petition.

Some AI Fun

Stephen Shapiro

I’m playing around with various AI softwares. Just for fun. One is DreamStudio. Just give a brief description of what you want it to create, and it does it. Not always well. But it tries. To be clear, the system does not copy and paste of stock photos. These are generated from scratch.

yet2 Channels in Action


by Carlos Pichardo ( yet2 intern). On the road of innovation, there can be obstacles. Maneuvering these uncertainties requires understanding, an abundance of resources, and the ability to capitalize on an opportunity.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

To Innovate, You Must Be Fearless


If you want to be innovative, you have to learn to overcome your fears. Did you know that most people consider the fear of public speaking even more severe than the fear of death? Indeed, some people would instead do almost anything else than stand in front of a group and talk.

Don’t Blame Quiet Quitting for a Broken Business Strategy

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Soren Kaplan When it comes to “quiet quitting,” the bigger issue may be a lack of purpose and meaning in your company and culture. The term “quiet quitting” recently exploded on social media and in business circles. It describes an approach to work that has you doing the very barest minimum to meet your […]. culture Leadership Management

Navigating Uncertainty using Scenario Analysis: a primer for US Banks & Financial Services

Innovation 360 Group

The post Navigating Uncertainty using Scenario Analysis: a primer for US Banks & Financial Services appeared first on Innovation360. 2022 Events Client Event

Are Bots Overtaking Your B2B LinkedIn Campaign?


When running a social media campaign for a B2B client, the first platform you probably think of is LinkedIn. LinkedIn provides the most premium audience in B2B. No other social media platform allows you to target decision makers by job title, company, and industry. Your second thought may be Facebook (and Instagram). These channels, on the other hand, are less tightly targeted for B2B but still hit the right people if the strategy behind the targeting is tactical.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

Automated Legal Case transcription using AI & Cognitive services


Legal professionals, including lawyers and judges, leverage court case videos to rewind the facts, verify the authenticity, and enhance transparency in judicial proceedings.

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How Leaders Can Build Trust

Michael Roberto

Source: In far too many organizations, employees indicate that they do not trust senior leaders. Why is trust so important? It helps leaders build buy-in and commitment, particularly when they have to make difficult decisions.

Disruptive Technology is ALWAYS Greeted with Doubt, Skepticism and Rejection

Linda Bernardi

Every disruptive technology is greeted with doubt, skepticism, and rejection. That is the normal trend. In 2002-2005 when as the founder of my startup ConnecTerra Inc, by all accounts the world’s first official IoT company, I started talking to folks about how everything would get on the internet and the economy would be shifting. As expected, everyone suggested I was CRAZY. ‘Banking on the internet Linda? Not possible.’

CFOs, Leadership Development, and the Cost of Losing Talent

Michael Roberto

Source: Michael Pickrum has written a good article for CFO magazine titled, "The CFO's Role in Leadership Development."

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.