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Why We Need More Women In Innovation

Digital Tonto

The vast preponderance of the evidence shows that women improve performance Related posts: Structure, Agency and Open Innovation. 4 Things You Need To Build An Innovative Culture. Why Every Business. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation

But We’ve Always…

CorporateIntel

It’s December. For those of us who make our living in any form of consumer business, that usually means two things: We have made it through Black Friday and Cyber Monday , with our projections now being evaluated against actuals.

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Reinventing the Entrepreneurship Game

ImagineNation

In my November blog I described how important it is to unleash the power of innovative entrepreneurship in our digital & connected world.

Ten Top Places to Visit in the Cape Town Area

Destination Innovation

Photo of Cape Town by HP Botha on Pixabay. The Western Cape of South Africa has much to offer the visitor. Here are some recommendations for fascinating places to visit. Cape Town. Watched over by the imperious Table Mountain, Cape Town boasts many splendours.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating.

Paul Hobcraft

The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating and can this be changed? I have been often returning to scaling struggling with finding the best answers. Many organizations struggle with scaling.

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Lesson 3 from true innovation managers: go for global participation

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 3. The post Lesson 3 from true innovation managers: go for global participation appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago employees engagement participation

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How best to use innovation to fight corruption: 2 Case Studies

Idea to Value

Corruption is a huge problem. It is estimated by the United Nations that up to 5% of the global economy (estimated to be around $2.6 trillion) is lost to corruption annually. In one case I remember vividly from 2015, Nigeria’s former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, was arrested for allegedly stealing $2bn [Ed: Yes, that’s a billion with a B] by awarding phantom contracts to buy 12 helicopters, four fighter jets and ammunition.

Top 5 Innovative Technologies That Will Disrupt and Dominate 2019 and Beyond

Innovation Excellence

With every passing year, innovations on this planet abound. Just 30 years ago, the internet was a rarity, and few could have ever imagined just how extensively this new technology would disrupt and dominate our lives.

Lesson 2 from true innovation managers: top management commitment is needed

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 2. The post Lesson 2 from true innovation managers: top management commitment is needed appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories business transformation commitment engagement innovation-priority leadership

3 Ways Generative Design is Transforming Business

Rocketspace

Most of us can imagine how traditional subtractive manufacturing works - it requires the cutting away of material from a solid block. Additive manufacturing, also called 3D printing, is an innovative way to produce parts. However, there is a new kid on the disruption block: g enerative design.

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How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Redefining HR – Supporting the “Future of Work”

Imaginatik

I’ve had a number of conversations over the past couple months focusing on the role of HR and how it might help large enterprises redefine the “future of work.”. This sounds pretty futuristic and high-end, but the more I have these conversations, the more this one fact becomes clear: the way enterprises have been structured (and thus the HR systems and policies developed to support these structures) is antiquated.

The Design Thinking Playbook

Innovation Excellence

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Michael Lewrick, author of The Design Thinking Playbook. The book has been released recently in English and has become the preferred book for many Universities which aim to teach students about Design Thinking in Europe, Asia and the US.

A New Role For Humans: Prepping Data So AI Can Learn To Do Our Jobs

Game-Changer

The Next Economy will be driven by 10 key emerging technologies , underpinned by artificial intelligence.

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4 Ideas to Steal From These Stunning Corporate Events in London

Rocketspace

A successful corporate event consists of several combined elements including event venue , decor, entertainment, food, drink, and more. We know that big-budget corporate events around the world spare. Event Venue

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

General Stanley McChrystal Speaks Out On We Need To Redefine Leadership

Digital Tonto

Success doesn’t come from any specific trait or action, but by forging a sense of connection between the leader and the led. Related posts: 4 Kinds of Leadership. To Create Real Change, Leadership. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Leadership

Disaster Can Open the Door for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A catastrophe produces an unexpected set of circumstances and this can lead to opportunities for innovation. In January 1992 a container with 29,000 plastic bath toys was washed overboard in the Pacific Ocean. They were manufactured in China and were on route to the USA.

3 Conditions Necessary To Trust Your Intuition

Game-Changer

I’m very instinctive, have avoided many problems when I’ve followed my gut; and gotten into unnecessary ones when I’ve ignored it. Sound familiar? All of us make intuitive-based decisions, and most of the time our intuition is wrong.

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What are SLAM Teams?

IdeaScale

At IdeaScale’s Open Nation this year, one of our speakers addressed the challenge of managing an innovation pipeline with only one dedicated resource: herself. Obviously, when you work at an organization with over 20,000 employees, the inflow of ideas can be difficult to manage on your own, but Alison Meyerstein has found a way to marshal part-time resources to her cause in the form of what she calls “SLAM Teams.”.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Everything Connects Audiobook Released

Faisal Hoque

How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation and Sustainability. The post Everything Connects Audiobook Released appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author.

Four Lessons About Business Model Innovation We Can Learn From MoviePass

Innovation Excellence

When it comes to innovation, it takes more than a new business model to drive commercial success. MoviePass is the latest startup to attempt to disrupt the market with a new business model, but it needs to do more to truly move the innovation needle. A few weeks ago, I was interviewed by a.

Putting Humanity at the Forefront of our Social Impact Work

Moves the Needle

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to speak at and attend Upswell , a conference hosted by Independent Sector in Los Angeles. It was filled with an overwhelming, but exciting, selection of fantastic sessions, with a lot of inspiring ideas and learning.

New HBS Study Highlights Innovation Challenges and Opportunities in the Boardroom

IdeaScale

Innovation must come from both bottom-up and top-down. Disruption” is so commonplace a word that you practically expect your local preschool to promise to disrupt traditional childcare paradigms.

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How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Innovation Coaching Has Real Value

Guide 4 Innovating

Although this seems to be expensive to undertake, one-on-one coaching offers a lasting value to connect innovation far more deeply in the way a person and their organization ‘sees it’. It provides the place of context, meaning and content if facilitated well.

Make Your Best Decisions Using Brain Science

Innovation Excellence

There’s no perfect way to make good decisions, but knowing what drives really bad decisions is a good start. I’ve always said that the benchmark for making the best decisions is to make the decision that you will be proud to have made. Yet we all make bad decisions.

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Does Your Team’s Creative Leadership Need a Boost? Here’s the Answer!

BrainZooming

It’s near year’s end. Many organizations are wrapping up planning. If your organization is like most, your new plan calls for some combination of major innovation, significantly improved processes, strong cost reductions, and dramatic growth in the year ahead.

Sharing is caring?

Norbert Bol

Do companies in the sharing economy care more about sustainability than companies in the traditional economy?

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

ISO 56000 Guidelines on Innovation Management: Updates and the Road Ahead

Innovation 360 Group

Innovation took a significant step toward becoming a mature science at the ISO working group meeting at the Tokyo Summit, Oct 13 – 17th. Over 100 professionals from 50 countries gathered to compare experiences and find commonalities as part of the ISO/TC 279 technical committee’s work on the development of the new ISO 56000 series for Innovation Management.

4 Pillars to Letting the Innovation Engine Roar at Total Booster

Innovation Excellence

I met with Michael Offredi, Digital Ecosystem & Innovation Officer at TOTAL, and Delphine Pélisson, Head of The Booster Paris, and Transformation & Collective Efficiency Catalyst, for an in-depth discovery of this singular corporate business accelerator. What is The Booster purpose?

Sorry, Brainzooming Probably Isn’t for You

BrainZooming

I surprised a CMO the other day, telling her something she was NOT expecting to read in an introductory email. Here’s the story. A long-time friend was making an introduction between one of her current clients and me. The focus was her firm needing to develop its brand strategy.

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A new cycle of innovation design

The Future Shapers

We really do have this compelling need to have a new cycle of innovation design. A more integrated solution that takes our understanding of innovation and how to manage it, into the realms of ecosystems and platforms in its design and thinking. To achieve this we need to recognize a significant change we must undertake in our present innovation management. We need to open up our thinking to embrace a new era of digital innovation. Does it make sense? You judge as you read.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.