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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.

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.

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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Innovate Faster with Metrics that Matter

Tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovating your products and growing your business. Written by Mixpanel’s Director of Analytics Strategy, Fatih Koca, get the tools, insights, and framework top companies use to define their product metrics.

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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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

Have You Seen These 7 Cool Conference Venues in London?

Rocketspace

Hosting a conference is no easy feat. There are a ton of preparations to make leading up to the event. From seating and food to speakers and exhibitors, event planners must. Event Venue

Trends First, Solutions Second

IdeaScale

Last year, IdeaScale launched a webinar series that covered the repeatable innovation process (from problem identification to implementation).

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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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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 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.

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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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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

The Psychological Importance Of Employee Uniforms

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. image source. The first experience most of us have with uniforms tends to be school uniforms – and it’s fair to say the memories are not particularly exciting.

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.

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.

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.