Sat.Oct 26, 2019 - Fri.Nov 01, 2019

My Big Failure

The Future Shapers

Failure has become common-place and should be celebrated, they say. It is touted as the innovators playground – but failure is never easy, no matter how you look at it. It is painfully personal.

Innovation Maturity Matrix – A Model to Successful Innovation Transformation


With 80% of executives considering their businesses to be at risk for being disrupted in the near future, they are under tremendous pressure to transform their organizations towards becoming more innovative.

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Popsocket: An Innovation Story


TL;DR: Inventor has a problem, invents a product to solve his problem, tries the product out with friends and family, friends and family use the product for a completely different purpose, inventor pivots the product to focus on the purpose, profit!

The Cost of Not Innovating


Don’t let the fear of risk weigh you down; innovation is critical. Is there anything more painful than hearing “ because we’ve always done it this way ”? You can’t be innovative if you do things the same way every time. We get it: taking risks can be scary, but so can not taking them.

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

5 Essential Questions To Ask Before You Start An Innovation Project


Innovation is hard. Really hard. It’s the opposite of business as usual where you just work to maintain the status quo, and are rewarded for doing so.

From Silicon Valley to the Nordics: Innovation Should be a Matter of Urgency


Interview with Torsten Kolind, the CEO and Co-founder of YouNoodle. True innovation comes when everyone is involved and invested”. YouNoodle founders, Rebeca Hwang and Torsten Kolind, are on a personal mission to level the global playing field for startups.

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The energy transition we are undertaking

Paul Hobcraft

Sources FT Guide: The Energy Transition [link]. In recent months I have become totally “wrapped up” in the energy transition occurring across the world.

Delivering innovative outcomes means becoming a dynamic organisation

The Future Shapers

With the constant threat of disruption, change and shifting customer and employee expectations, combined with the increasing demand for organisations to deliver genuinely innovative solutions, what do organisations and leaders do?

Podcast S3E44: Jesse Nieminen – Innovation software needs to work alongside culture

Idea to Value

In today’s episode, we speak with Jesse Nieminen, Co-Founder of Innovation Software company Viima. We talk about how companies can improve their innovation cultures, and how software is only part of the solution.

All your data are belong to us

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm riffing today on an old meme - "all your base are belong to us" - the poorly worded alert in a game that was released years ago. The message was meant to inform the player that all of his or her bases were lost to the enemy.

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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.

Psychological Safety: A Prerequisite For High Performing Teams

Strategyzer Innovation

Can a team of talents who are suspicious of each other solve complex problems together and innovate? The answer is simply, no. Organizational Culture Thought Leadership Strategy

The Age of Innovation is Here to Stay, Are You Prepared for It?

The Future Shapers

It seems like we’re living in an age of incredibly rapid innovation, yet, what if it is just a teaser of what is to come in the next couple of decades?

This blew my mind: Mercury is the closest planet to Jupiter

Idea to Value

I love learning facts that challenge long-held assumptions and teach me to see things in a new way. Today, I learned something which seems completely counterintuitive, which is which planets in our solar system are actually the shortest distance from another.

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Why Experiential Marketing Is A Must In 2020


Consumers are no longer excited by traditional commercials, including display ads, banner ads, and native ads. In fact, these ads are causing a pandemic known as “ad fatigue” and symptoms range from disinterest, boredom, and more. The problem is worsening.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

20 sustainable packaging innovations

Board of Innovation

A list of innovative packaging solutions designed to reduce environmental impact and meet customer demand for sustainable, eco-friendly options. The post 20 sustainable packaging innovations appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration

How True Revolutions Are Made

Digital Tonto

You know a revolution is complete when becomes ordinary and mundane, because the previous order has become unthinkable. Related posts: The Lesser Known Revolutions that Created the Modern World. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Is Artificial Intelligence The New Productivity Paradox?

Innovation Excellence

In the 1970s and 80s, business investment in computer technology were increasing by more than 20% per year. Strangely though, productivity growth had decreased during the same period.

6 Future-focused Ways Technology Will Affect Customer Service


For as long as businesses have existed, so has customer service. With each advance in technology, it appears the way organisations deliver customer service has evolved. Similarly, customers themselves have grown to expect faster responses, at almost all times of day. .

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

Is Social Media Part of Your Product Innovation Strategy?


Social media can connect you to innovators of all stripes. The internet and social media, in particular, has connected us all in ways we didn’t expect. That creates a truly powerful resource of creativity on which to draw for your innovation strategy.

Don’t Let Anyone Kill Your Spirit


Anyone who’s driven to make things better will have a hard time getting it done simply because of other humans; they’re targets for jealousy and hate. In Tijuana, where I live, I can say with full confidence that people in power look the other way when I’m around.

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The Importance of Seeing it Coming

Innovation Excellence

In my travels this year, the one comment I’m hearing is “we just didn’t see it coming.” The grocery industry didn’t see it coming when Amazon suddenly jumped into their industry and 25 billion in market cap got erased overnight.

The Strategic Management Process

Cascade Strategy

Strategic management refers to how organizations define the business outcomes that they want to achieve, and then how they will utilize their resources to achieve those outcomes. Strategic management covers strategic planning , implementation and strategy iteration. Strategy Execution

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

The Data Revolution: A Look at the Value of IoT and Personalization for Humans


Innovation technology is limitless. When most people think of the Internet of Things, they think of innovation technology such as smart homes and self-driving cars. That makes sense because those innovations do make life easier.

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Keeping your employees happy with these 5 easy tricks

Lead Innovation

The main focus of doing business of any kind is to provide a product and/or a service that satisfies customers and solves a problem that they have. That means offering the best price-to-benefit ratio that is possible because today’s market is globalized and heavily saturated with competition.

Greatest Threat Of AI is Not What You Think

Innovation Excellence

Stop worrying about AI becoming your overlord. The real threat is much more obvious and interesting. We’ve all heard the prophetic apocalyptic predictions for AI’s future.

3 Executive-Branding Lessons We Can Learn From Elon Musk

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Like him or not, the polarizing founder of Tesla and SpaceX has successfully demonstrated transformational leadership. Innovation Now

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Innovation Essentials: The Nature Conservancy

Innovation Leader

”What can corporate innovators learn from the world of non-profits?” To find out, we break down one of our articles and read it aloud for you. Listen here

The Case for Investing in Improvement Technology in a Recession is Strong


Is the US heading into a recession? This question has been coming up more often over the last few months as economic indicators have economists, investors, and politicians concerned.

Innovation Leadership

Innovation Excellence

Innovation starts with people. Things don’t innovate. They’re not people. Companies don’t. They’re not people. Sorry, it’s not actually AI and of course, not person…yet… None of the above lead either.

What Is An Exponential Organization?

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Silicon Valley heavyweight Salim Ismail explains how some companies achieve exponential growth. Innovation Now

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.