Sat.Nov 09, 2019 - Fri.Nov 15, 2019

How Insights Executives at Three Big Brands are Driving Innovation

New Markets Advisors

I spent last week at The Market Research Event (TMRE) in Las Vegas, talking to Insights and Innovation professionals about the challenges… Continue reading on New Markets Insights ». innovation jobs-to-be-done customer-experience market-research marketing

5 Steps to Brainstorm the Future of Your Market

HYPE Innovation

This is the second blog post in HYPE's series on the ten most-often-asked questions about strategic foresight.

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Focus on the Problem, not the Customer’s Request

Destination Innovation

Image by William Iven from Pixabay. The best innovations solve real problems. They provide solutions that customers are prepared to pay money for. So it seems to make sense that we should listen carefully to customer requests. But this can be a mistake.

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The Secrets to Effective, Efficient Ideation

Innovation Excellence

We all want to win the never-ending race for great, effective, profitable new ideas. We want these ideas without a huge effort, without a huge risk and without a huge investment.

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.

Designing Strong Experiments

Franziska Beeler and Tendayi Viki

When testing our business ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well.

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Why Your Innovation Team Needs Both Big-Picture and Granular Thinking

IdeaScale

Looking to the horizon is a good thing, but also just the start.?. The devil is in the details.” Look at the forest, not the trees.” These two aphorisms are thrown around constantly when discussing innovation strategy, and at first, they seem contradictory.

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How I used Board of Innovation’s tactics to launch a startup

Board of Innovation

Former innovation consultant Zygi Krupskis talks about how he used what he learned working here to co-found the startup, Persy Booths. The post How I used Board of Innovation’s tactics to launch a startup appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration

Spotless: An Innovation Roadmap

InnovationManagement

Bridie Scott is an Innovation Manager at Spotless and she’s taken the business on a journey from a large-scale company with big goals to a company that is listening to and empowering all of their frontline employees in the innovation process.

Drive Out Fear for innovation to Flow

Innovation Excellence

The primary impediment to innovation is fear, and the prime directive of any innovation system should be to drive out fear. A culture of accountability, implemented poorly, can inject fear and deter innovation.

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The Hard-to-Abate sectors need innovation solutions to reach Net-Zero Co2 Emissions

Paul Hobcraft

Source: [link]. I have been looking at those Hard-to-Abate sectors for reaching Net-Zero Co2 Emissions like the cement, steel, plastics, aviation, shipping, and heavy road transport within our need for a global energy transition.

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!

4 Things To Know About How Technology Will Evolve Over The Next Decade

Digital Tonto

Over the next ten years, we’re likely to see nascent technologies hit their stride and create completely new industries. The time to prepare is now. Related posts: Materials Science May Be The Most. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How to Identify Leaders among Your Staff

IdeaScale

Innovation can’t thrive without leadership. Innovation leadership is emerging as a primary need of today’s businesses. Does your present team contain potential innovation leadership? It’s likely if you take time to identify them.?. It isn’t enough to have an outstanding leadership team today.

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Exclusive: Overcoming innovation roadblocks (Part 2)

Adam Zuchetti

Testing Business Ideas: Out Now!

Strategyzer Innovation

“When I have a business idea, I want to be able to rapidly test it, So that I don’t build something nobody wants.". Tools Testing Books

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Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.

How to Be a Compensated Connector

Innovation Excellence

It seems more and more people are becoming part of the gig economy, either part-time or full time, and 1099 docs are no exception. Building a network has a lot of tangible and intangible benefits. The most obvious intangible one is you get to make more money and meet a lot of interesting people you.

Innovation Management: What Does Success Look Like?

IdeaScale

Success in innovation management is all about exploration.?. While the term innovation isn’t exactly esoteric, it can be hard to pin down. What is innovative and what isn’t? The answer isn’t black and white. What qualifies as successful innovation management? Coming up with an idea that others like?

What to Do About the Change Back Reaction

Erin (Pink) Mosley

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Vision for 2020: 5 Innovative Marketing Strategies to Try Out in the New Year

InnovationManagement

With each new year, marketers think about the success and failures of the current year, as well as what they're going to do better during the next. The post Vision for 2020: 5 Innovative Marketing Strategies to Try Out in the New Year appeared first on Innovation Management.

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.

Creative Clarity: Finding Focus in the Midst of Ambiguity

Innovation Excellence

I had the opportunity recently to hear Jon Kolko, Partner, Modernist Studio give a Keynote at the Back End of Innovation (BEI) conference on Creative Clarity: Finding Focus in the Midst of Ambiguity. Jon started out by discussing the myth of creativity and how it becomes mystified in the workplace.

Accountability Is a Team Sport

Tullio Siragusa

Accountability Is a Team Sport. Personal accountability is about being responsible for your decisions, actions, attitude, reaction, communication, and relationships. It is rooted in the belief that you are the controller of your life. You own your promises and commitments and the outcomes.

How To Bring An Innovation Culture To Life

Tendayi Viki

The Boring Parts of Digital Innovation, or 3 Reasons Why Testing Matters

InnovationManagement

When it comes to innovation in an enterprise setting, the majority of attention usually goes to all the exciting things. The bold ideas, the grand technological possibilities, the potential benefits of digital and structural transformation, the trailblazing.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

The Gladwell Trap

Innovation Excellence

I recently bought a book that I was really excited about. It’s one of those books that’s created a lot of buzz and it was highly recommended by someone I respect. The author’s pedigree included Harvard, Stanford, McKinsey and a career as a successful entrepreneur and CEO.

Getting Innovation Started

Innovation Leader

How can teams set innovation initiatives up for success? To get best practices, we sat down with guests from Marriott, Comcast NBCUniversal, and Innosight

Why Parts of Africa Are More Open to Technological Advances Than the U.S.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Sometimes there's a hometown disadvantage, according to one tech entrepreneur who launched her product first in Kenya. Innovation Now

How Does the Sharing Economy Motivate Technology Startups?

InnovationManagement

Technology startups can get motivated by offering solutions to the sharing economy companies and utilising the services offered by them. The post How Does the Sharing Economy Motivate Technology Startups? appeared first on Innovation Management. Trend Alert

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Exploring and Exploiting for Innovation (Part 1)

Innovation Excellence

In so many ways it often feels like innovation is both wholly new, and ancient at the same time. Tools that we use to innovate aren’t new, in fact many are very old, but put to appropriate use they help us create miraculous new things. Too often we distrust old tools or methods, thinking that.

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Paid Advertising Isn’t The Only Way To Grow A Business

Game-Changer

I recently joined a chat of entrepreneurs and a person brought up the topic of business growth. Specifically, she said that someone who is not willing to spend money on advertising to grow a business is not an entrepreneur. I think her comment is biased, she runs a social media agency, and ignorant. Let me explain… A business I had some years ago, Blu Maya, we helped brands create word of mouth through brand experience.

Uncovering Breakthroughs — Six Steps

Innovation Leader

How do you solve a problem if you don’t know the biggest challenges to focus on? Ludwig Melik and Sara Husk of Planbox explain

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The Hand of Time

The Future Shapers

The hand of time touches us all eventually and cannot be escaped. Memories are often the golden thread that stitches our experiences together and help to ease the transition stage.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.