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Innovation Software, is it facing the Innovators Dilemma?

Paul Hobcraft

The Winds of Change- Innovation Software facing the Innovators’ Dilemma In my research, I am getting a real sense that the current Innovation Management Software model is about to be upended and disrupted as per Clayton Christensens’ “Innovators Dilemma.” The book the “Innovation Dilemma” published in 2016 was written by innovation expert Clayton Christensen suggesting even though even the most outstanding companies can do everything right–yet still lose

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We Need To Stop Worshiping Algorithms

Digital Tonto

Humans can be irrational and maddening. Decades of research have shown that, when given the exact same set of facts, even experts will make very different assessments. Some people will be more strict, others more lenient. Some of us are naturally optimistic, others are cynics. A family squabble in the morning can affect the choices we make all day. So it’s not unreasonable to want to improve quality and reduce variance in our decision making by taking a more algorithmic approach by offering clea

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Why Open Innovation is the Future

IdeaScale

Innovation is a crucial driver of progress and success in many industries, but traditional approaches to innovation may be insufficient in today's rapidly changing business environment. Open innovation is a new paradigm for innovation that is gaining popularity among forward-thinking businesses. In this article, we will explore the concept of open innovation, its benefits, and [.

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Where Continuous Quality Improvement Strategies Go Wrong

Kainexus

Implementing a quality improvement strategy is a proactive way for organizations to gain an edge in a highly competitive landscape, especially during an uncertain economy. Most organizations begin the transformation by taking an unflinching look at operations and identifying which processes are in the most urgent need of improvement. From there, they set to the task of experimenting with better approaches.

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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How to switch your thinking to get unstuck

IdeaSpies

I met with a leader a few days ago who wanted to chat to me because she felt stuck. I was happy to do so because we all get stuck in our thinking from time to time. But this begs the question: What do we mean by stuck? It means that we are going around in circles and we cannot see a way forward. We tend to go over the same ground again and again. For example, We can get stuck for a new idea.

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What is the Feynman Technique and How to Use it for Learning

InnovationTraining.org

Find answers to the most common questions asked about the Feynman Technique. The Feynman Technique is a popular learning strategy that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. It was named after Richard Feynman, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who was known for his ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms. The technique is a simple yet powerful method for learning anything, and it can be applied to any subject or skill.

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Why Accountability Is Important in Leadership

CMOE

Seventy-two percent of leaders believe accountability is vital to business success, yet only 31% are satisfied with their company’s level of accountability. Even staff members notice a serious gap: 91% express accountability as their employer’s top leadership-development need. When leaders are not held accountable for their actions, commitments, and work, this permeates the entire business.

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How to Cultivate a Culture of Intrapreneurship

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Here's how leaders can help raise motivated, proactive intrapreneurs.

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This 3D Printing Technology Will Power the Global Cultivated Meat Market

Entrepreneur - Innovation

According to Steakholder Foods' website, the 3D printed meat that the company's proprietary technology helps to print is "made up of muscle and fat tissue grown from animal cells and being developed to be indistinguishable from farm-raised meat in taste, texture and smell"

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Hyperfast Innovation By Crowdsourcing

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing has emerged as a powerful tool to accelerate the timeline to innovative solutions. By leveraging the wisdom of the crowd and taking advantage of advances in technology, organizations can quickly leverage collective intelligence and user insights to drive and scale ideation. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what crowdsourcing for innovation is, the benefits [.

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Engaging complex networks: Solving problems that no one's thinking about

HYPE Innovation

We've all seen it. We've all experienced it. Most likely, we were in a group, a small team, or in some form of workshop. Maybe there was a little conflict. Two people looking at the same problem from different perspectives. They realize that they're both right but also wrong; from their perspective, they can only see part of the picture. Then the lightbulb goes on.

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Disparities vs. Inequities: Why the right word matters

Christensen Institute

In 2020, I (Jess) wrote about how a second pandemic was occurring alongside COVID-19: the ever-increasing rise of racial injustice in the US. In it, I highlighted the prevalence of racial disparities in health care, as well as the importance of addressing the drivers of health (a.k.a. the social determinants of health) in helping to heal those disparities.

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Barron Fujimoto Adds an Artist’s Touch to Planview’s Brand

Planview

Every Planview employee plays a crucial role in creating amazing products and delivering high-quality service. One employee whose work is seen across the company is Barron Fujimoto, Planview’s graphic designer. In his nearly 20 years with the company, Barron has worked with numerous departments and seen Planview’s incredible growth firsthand. Based in Cedar Park, Texas, Barron creates a wide variety of creative assets and works with Planview’s team of contract designers.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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3 Tech Trends That Will Outlast the Downturn

Entrepreneur - Innovation

As a recessionary year, 2023 will be the year that many seeds are planted for the future. Here are a few bright spots we'll see as most companies hunker down.

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Your Strategy Needs a Story

Harvard Business Review

A well-told story can help employees and other stakeholders understand how your business works and where it’s heading.

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Conquer the Top 3 Innovation Challenges with ChatGPT

PlanBox Innovation

Anyone leading in innovation will tell you that managing the complete idea lifecycle is an uphill battle. Case in point: Planbox’s 2022 State of Corporate Innovation report reveals that the top three roadblocks innovation professionals encounter in managing their innovation pipeline are: Turning the best concepts into tangible business outcomes Governance and decision-making Getting people to submit, collaborate on and develop ideas It’s really no surprise considering that innovation management

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Why Louis Vuitton’s Choice Of Pharrell Williams As Men’s Creative Director Is So Inspired

Bill Fischer

It might seem crazy what I’m'bout to say, but there are so many reasons to celebrate Louis Vuitton’s choice of Pharrell Williams as its new creative director for men’s fashions. Among these are that he is an experimenter, insider-outsider, who does not mind losing control and who lives innovation.

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib

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Overcoming project challenges with resource management

Sopheon

You could argue that the best innovation combines equal parts creativity and structure. The creatives reading this might argue that deadlines and structured decision-making bind creativity, but successful organizations understand the importance of both.

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Generative AI Can Help You Tailor Messaging to Specific Audiences

Harvard Business Review

How to use tools like ChatGPT to craft communications that will land with all the different audiences you’re trying to reach.

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A Guide to Harnessing the Power of Foresight

Innovation Excellence

Unlock Your Company’s Full Potential GUEST POST from Teresa Spangler Foresight is the superpower of the 21st century business world, allowing companies to see beyond the horizon and seize opportunities before they become trends. Innovation has always been the driving force behind progress and growth in the business world.

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Thinking about the Energy Transition

Innovating4Energy

Thinking about the Energy Transition One of the largest News Agencies recently asked me about the Energy Transition. These were some really tough open-ended questions: “ What are the industry challenges and solutions ,” “ the key trends and developments “, What are the Challenges I face ,” then “ What critical solutions are there to the challenges ” and finally “ What value and guidance would you offer.” The energy transition is a vast, compl

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From Whims to Wins: How a Customer-Centric Portfolio Transforms Product Strategy

Speaker: John Mansour - President, Product Management University

You know that sinking feeling. You’ve come up with a winning product strategy, everyone’s on board and energized, and you’re halfway down the path to execution only to have it submarined by something someone convinced your leadership was more strategic! It’s a scenario that’s all too familiar, and it exemplifies one of the biggest struggles with individual product strategies.

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The Rise of Product Management

Moves the Needle

For a long time economists thought demand existed before supply was created. It turns out, for most products, the inverse is true, where supply creates demand. People often aren’t conscious of their needs or how to address them. This explains why we buy a lot of things we don’t need. Because of this, if one wants to create value in the world, it’s up to product managers to understand needs.

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The Subtle Art of Disagreeing with Your Boss

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with George Mason University’s Todd Kashdan on pushing back against the consensus.

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Radical Transparency is One Key to a Better Customer Experience

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Shep Hyken Most customer-focused businesses work very hard to streamline their encounters and interactions with potential clients, curating the experience to the smallest detail so every step of the process can be managed and controlled. It all starts with a customer journey map that optimizes the process.

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4 Steps to Create Your Product Roadmap

ITONICS

Creating a product roadmap is a critical step in developing a successful product or service. It provides a clear direction for your team and helps you communicate your vision to stakeholders. In this blog, we highlight key considerations for creating a product roadmap that sets you up for success and walk you through four essential steps to set up your roadmap with ITONICS.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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Leadership and Responsibility

Rmukesh Gupta

In a recent article, Pia Lauritzen shared her insights on how leaders can create a sense of responsibility across their organisation. The key insight is that they can do so by smart use of questions – questions that shift the responsibility from them “Me” (self) to “You” (individual) to “Us” I think she is on to something here.

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Don’t Just Sponsor Women and People of Color — Defend Them

Harvard Business Review

Part of your responsibility is being willing to put your credibility on the line to back them up.

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Delivering Innovation

Innovation Excellence

How the History of Mail Order Can Help Us Manage Innovation at Scale GUEST POST from John Bessant 2022 was a record year for home delivery of parcels and packages. After the Covid-19 lockdowns the idea of remote shopping became an even bigger reality and changed the behavior patterns of millions.