Sat.Jan 19, 2019 - Fri.Jan 25, 2019

How to think of failure like a scientist

Idea to Value

Failure is a strange thing in innovation management nowadays.

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Why Fostering a Spirit of Curiosity Spurs Enterprise Innovation

IdeaScale

Asking questions makes companies better. Curiosity is “a strong desire to learn or know something.” You’d think that would be highly prized in society and the workplace alike. However, in some cases, people don’t necessarily value curiosity.

The Scale-Up Canvas

Innovation Excellence

Unicorn Farmers: How the Richest Farmers in the World Can Accelerate Innovation in Agriculture

Rocketspace

The global unicorn club has been making waves across news channels for the past 10 years. Tech Titans like Uber, Airbnb, and Coinbase, valued at over $1 billion, are synonymous with disruption, and consequently, are crowd favorites when it comes to venture investment.

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.

7 Components That Make For A Great Startup Company Culture

Game-Changer

Startups boast about their culture, but most of the time they can’t even explain why it’s special.

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Business Pundits Love To Say These 4 Things — None Of Them Are True

Digital Tonto

Anytime someone tells you there is a simple fix to a complex problem, you're probably being sold a fairy tale Related posts: Innovation “Gurus” Love To Talk About These 4 Myths — None Of Them Are. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management

Why Belgium is an innovation hotspot

Board of Innovation

Belgium is a high magnetic forcefield when it comes to attracting innovation talent.

When An Organization Minimizes The Fear People Feel On The Job, Performance is Maximized

Game-Changer

What drives someone to complain? Selfishness and frustration. Last week I published a post about complaining , driven by selfish reasons, and how it stands in our way of making progress. Today I’ll focus on frustration.

Product Innovation the Easy Way: 3 Real World Examples

IdeaScale

Many voices can lead to brilliant places. Innovation is often presented as a mighty struggle between a lone inventor and a seemingly intractable problem.

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.

How IBM Sees The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Digital Tonto

We're only at the beginning of the journey Related posts: 4 Ways Every Business Needs To Use Artificial Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence Needs Conversational Intelligence. Here’s Why: [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Artificial Intelligence Innovation

Creating Systemic Change In An Age Of Dwindling Cooperation

Innovation Excellence

The past few decades have seen the world become an ever more interconnected place, with the problems we face increasingly complex. The latest Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum highlights the need for collective action to help tackle crises ranging from climate change to cyber attacks.

Do The Hard Work

Tim Kastelle

I’m not a very good photographer. I love the idea of being a good photographer, but, sadly, I’m not one. The main reason is that when it comes right down to it, I’m not willing to do the hard work.

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How to do a 180° in your customer service approach using design thinking

Board of Innovation

Turning a company’s way of working upside down Proximus has a long history of starting projects this way: begin with a product or communication campaign, launch it to market, and then get the market research department to check with customers whether it had the intended results.

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

Tech Trends Improving Business and Operations

InnovationManagement

New technological advancements emerge every day. As this takes place, it's important to stay aware of changes and advancements. Enabling Factors

Here’s Why No One Cares About Your Ideas

Innovation Excellence

“Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door,” Ralph Waldo Emerson is said to have written (he didn’t) and since that time thousands of mousetraps have been patented.

Do You Know Your Users?

Boxes and Arrows

You think you’re just like everyone else. You think your thoughts, opinions, values, and habits are just the same as other people. Psychology calls this the false consensus bias 1 because we assume much more commonality than reality warrants. False consensus bias contributes to making bad decisions when we design software. Alan Cooper noted this type of bias while wondering why otherwise smart, talented people often created such crappy software.

How to maintain a self-steering culture while scaling up

Board of Innovation

Why we did it. When it became clear in October 2017 that the time had come for Board of Innovation to move up in the world, the founders wanted to make sure we maintained our flat hierarchy, and continue working in a self-governing way. The goal? Staying true to our core startup values. It was.

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.

5 Must-See TED Talks to Spur Innovation

IdeaScale

Wharton’s Adam Grant speaks on innovation. TED Talks are a great way to explore the cutting edge of innovation, from philosophers to psychologists. Here are five must-watches about innovation, how it happens, and why it matters. Adam Grant: The Surprising Habits Of Original Thinkers. Grant, an organizational psychologist with Wharton Business School, spends his time figuring out ways to make the workplace healthier, happier, and more productive.

How to Avoid Greatness

Innovation Excellence

Want An Ordinary Life? Here’s How.

Understanding Disruptive Innovation

InnovationManagement

Companies are struggling with keeping themselves alive when new products disrupt the market. How does disruptive innovation occur and how can companies prepare for that? Research

5 Growth Strategies CPG companies should follow in 2019 and Beyond

Acuvate

The CPG or Consumer Packaged Goods industry is a massive one, globally. It also has a varied range of products in its purview, such as packaged foods to sanitary products to daily essentials.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Purpose Driven Innovation

Gregg Fraley

Do Purpose First, Select a Framework, Then Do Projects. Without a Clear Purpose, Innovation Drifts Off Course. It may seem obvious but unless you know who you are, and what your purpose is, as an organization you will flounder. Innovation Leaders sometimes get it backwards.

Three Startups Defying the Odds to Bring Breakthrough Discoveries to Market

Innovation Excellence

In 1938, Bill Hewitt and David Packard, two graduates of Stanford University’s engineering program, decided to start a company in a rented garage with an initial investment of $538.

Business Model Innovation: Creating Pathways to Relevance

The Future Shapers

The innovation conversation is happening every day , no matter your industry, function or location. It is an omnipresent scenario. Unfortunately, the discussion can quickly turn into a haze of white noise and fuzziness as emphasis on theoretical definitions, frameworks, types of innovations and other aspects of enablement leave people puzzled and dazed, as opposed to motivated and ready to make a difference.

Why and how to encourage your team to take breaks at work

IdeaSpies

Taking Breaks for Better Brain Power. It may be tempting to power through a big project or compress work hours in order to leave early. But the brain needs periodic downtime. When workers stay at a task for a long time, their performance suffers.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!