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2 Steps You Must Follow Before Coming Up With Your “Big Idea”

Econic

It was a beautiful fall day when I came across a study that opened my eyes to the defining problem of the next decade – mental health in the workplace.

How to Awaken Curiosity and Activate Your Inner Anthropologist

Innovation 360 Group

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Need radical ideas? Don’t trust the experts!

Innovation Excellence

Do you know the feeling that when you are looking for novel or radical ideas every time you do an ideation session amongst your employees the winning ideas are incremental ones?

Great Women Innovators and Pioneers – the Quiz

Destination Innovation

Women are under-represented in the lists of great inventors, innovators and pioneers. How many can you name in this quiz? Who was the first woman to be elected head of state in modern history?

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!

7 Global Food Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

Rocketspace

The global food market is blazing. Last year was a golden year for food tech startups. According to PitchBook, 2018 set a decade-high record for VC investment in the space with food startups such as unicorn DoorDash and Instacart valued at $4.4B.

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How long ago did creativity evolve in humans?

Idea to Value

Creativity is a uniquely human trait. Many animals have evolved the ability to use tools, but this is usually the result of of them discovering this use by accident and then passing the knowledge on to other members of the group.

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Marketing Lessons from David and Goliath

Destination Innovation

Let’s start this marketing innovation blog with a Bible story from the book of Samuel. Now the Philistines gathered their forces for war and assembled at Sokoh in Judah. They pitched camp at Ephes Dammim, between Sokoh and Azekah.

4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

IdeaScale

Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation? In a company where innovation is centralized, a specific department is tasked with innovating for the entire organization.

We Need to Re-engineer Our Organizations for a New Era of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

In the first half of the 20th century, Alfred Sloan created the modern corporation at General Motors. In many ways, it was based on the military.

Lesson 11 from true innovation managers. This is your final goal

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. Finally, we reach Lesson 11. The post Lesson 11 from true innovation managers. This is your final goal appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation employees engagement idea management software initiative-success innovation management innovation-journey innovation-results purpose

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.

20 Ways to Think & Act Like an Innovator

The Future Shapers

1 – DARE TO BE DIFFERENT (even a little crazy). Do you remember Apple’s ”Think Different” campaign from -97? The one in which Apple pays homage to what Steve Jobs called ”The crazy ones”. Have a look! To innovate means to introduce something new of value to the market.

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Top Challenges for Open Innovation and How to Solve Them

IdeaScale

Sometimes an innovation finds you. Innovation works best when it incorporates a broad network of perspectives. Open innovation, where a company invites outside groups such as academic organizations and non-profits to offer ideas to address challenges, can be a superb way to get those perspectives.

Creativity comes from an open mind, not an open space

Innovation Excellence

The newly elected members of Congress don’t have to worry about working in an open space office environment. Instead, they cross their fingers and hope they get an office with a view. Those who are not running for reelection or lame ducks sit in cubes until the new sesion starts.

We Need To Stop Glorifying Failure. Here’s What To Do Instead

Digital Tonto

The truth is that you never really have to fail because, if you make your efforts sustainable, you can always learn from mistakes and try again Related posts: The Failure of Strategy (and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Transformation

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.

Be Hard To Kill

Game-Changer

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. This is for all of you who feel miserable, are doubting yourself and feel like giving up. Please don’t. Entrepreneurship, doing anything that changes the games, is hard! Innovation is messy , it doesn’t happen in a straight line.

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How Crowdsourcing Can Enhance Innovation Performance

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is becoming increasingly popular in today’s business world.

Four Things You Need to Know About Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Innovation Excellence

In the seven years since IBM’s Watson beat two human champions in the game show Jeopardy, cognitive technologies have gone from a science fiction pipe-dream to a platform for essential business initiatives.

Common Excuses for Neglecting the Continuous Improvement Cycle

Kainexus

Every business leader we talk to says that they would like to achieve continuous improvement. We’ve never heard one yet say, “Nah, who needs that?” But, strangely, not every organization has implemented a structure to support improvement or worked to develop a culture that values it.

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.

The Future of Innovation: Learning to Lead with Heart

InnovationManagement

Design Thinking (DT), (also known as human-centered design) is an innovation process used to evolve products and services in business and social impact sectors.

4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

IdeaScale

Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation? In a company where innovation is centralized, a specific department is tasked with innovating for the entire organization.

The Secret to Managing Creative Projects (while looking for the next big hit)

Innovation Excellence

In any industry, innovation is essentially an arms race. If you’re not creating the next big thing, someone else is seizing the opportunity to define it. The problem is, there’s a lot of time between the moment when you first envision a new concept and the moment when it actually hits your market.

Why taking your best shot is all wrong in innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

I was speaking with a prospective client recently and was dismayed to hear them talk about innovation in a manner that seems to suggest innovation is a "one and done" activity. Then a good friend introduced me to the book Loonshots, which I haven't read, but did listen to a podcast about. I'm not here to review Loonshots, but I do want to debunk the idea of innovation and its connotation to "shots" of any kind. We use this kind of language all the time - "take your best shot".

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.

5 innovative ways to hack your business model

Board of Innovation

Innovation is often associated with the creation of new products and services. However, this type of innovation fails to provide the highest return on investment. Take a look at these 5 unique business models and learn why innovating your business model is a great investment. The post 5 innovative ways to hack your business model appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise Business model Business Model Innovation innovative business models

Why Losing Amazon’s HQ2 Might Not Be So Bad For New York After All

Digital Tonto

There are things far more important to businesses than than tax incentives Related posts: Are We Losing the Will to Innovate? Amazon’s Purchase Of Whole Foods Shows Why Every Industry Needs. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Ecosystems

The Missing Step for Start-ups Who Want to Scale-up

Innovation Excellence

Last November, I attended the speech of David Skok at Web Summit 2018: it was related to startups scale-up in B2B business. I’m sensitive to the topic, being a participant of the Scale-Up Peer Group, and having drafted the Scale-Up Canvas for intrapreneurs who want to scale-up.

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Blockchain and the New World of Work

InnovationManagement

How will blockchain technologies impact the future workplace? A new world of work is on the horizon. Specifically, the development of blockchain technology has created new opportunities to rethink how and where we work. Enabling Factors Trend Alert

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.

Laws in the driverless future: what to expect

Board of Innovation

The future of mobility is a much-discussed topic as the automotive industry races to get to Level 5 automation (no driver required). But a somewhat less-discussed issue around autonomous vehicles is how governments will shape public policy once cars become 100% hands-free. The post Laws in the driverless future: what to expect appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration autonomous vehicles driverless cars mobility

Fix the Planet – Protect Our Species

Innovation 360 Group

“I want you to act as if you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if the house is on fire. Because it is.”. –Greta Thunberg, Swedish climate activist and youth leader. What are your plans for raising awareness and taking action on Earth Day, April 22? This year, your ideas alone can make a real difference.

Getting to the Root Cause of Project Headaches

Innovation Excellence

Scenario: a product development team at a medical device company had a testing phase that ran far longer than expected. This delay rippled throughout the project and had serious implications downstream.

What Changes When an Organization Implements a Lean Management System?

Kainexus

We talk to people who are interested in investing in software to support their continuous improvement efforts every day.

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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.