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5 Key Skillsets of an Innovation Manager


The role of an innovation manager is diverse. It cannot be described in one single job description. Instead, it is defined by the skills needed to embrace disruption and invoke change. Innovation managers may be referred to by various titles.

Celebrate Failures as Much as The Successes


In most companies, incentives are tied to success (e.g. sales targets, revenue). But this approach does not work for innovation. In order to succeed at innovation, companies need to build a portfolio with a pipeline of projects and accept that most of these will fail before you find one that works.

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Seeing The Future

Innovation Excellence

Marketing. We will see a decline of traditional media, and a concentration and digitization of advertising. Consumers will be sourcing their info and ‘cool’ online, via very few, integrated and global platforms. Marketing needs to adjust to this behavioral shift.

Podcast S4E69: Daniel Burrus – Seeing the future and knowing the trends that will come true

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak world-renowned futurist Daniel Burrus. He has written 7 bestselling books on innovation, including the Anticipatory Organisation , and has also started 6 leading companies himself.

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From MW to GW’s of Renewable Hydrogen using Electrolyzers

Paul Hobcraft

I was listening to a short chat between Armin Schnettler, the SVP New Energy Business, Siemens Energy, and Kevin O’Donovan. Kevin, without doubt, is an outstanding, knowledgeable technology evangelist for all things relating to the Energy Transition.

STATE: the innovation hub joining the Exago Partner Programme


STATE, an innovation ecosystem that encourages the development of the creative industry, smart cities, deep tech and hard science, is Exago’s newest partner in Brazil. The post STATE: the innovation hub joining the Exago Partner Programme appeared first on Exago.

This Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Template Drives Growth


Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” So true. You get what you measure when it comes to business performance. The problem is that most teams don’t have clear key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of their strategies and projects.

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To Drive Change Forward, You First Need To Build A Shared Purpose. Here’s How:

Digital Tonto

Today, most essential element of a leader’s job today isn’t so much to plan and direct action, but to inspire and empower belief in a common mission. Revolutions do not begin with a slogan, they. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How Small Businesses Can Leverage AI to Battle Bigger Competitors

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Increased productivity, better data collection and more are there for the taking. Keeping Connected

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2020 IM Awards: PSA International


Building an Inclusive Innovation Process.

Why Let Others Disrupt You? Take the Smart Self-Disruption Journey!


In a time when uncertainty reigns, the fear of being disrupted can brutally hurt any business. Responsible leaders who dare to anticipate disruption and take steps to self-inflict it to their organization in a smart and controlled way are best positioned for the future.

Doing and managing innovation

The Future Shapers

For a long time innovation – just like entrepreneurship – has been considered a matter of luck, something that magically happens when the right creative minds meet. Being lucky is great, but not something that can be counted on consistently – as fortune does favour the prepared mind.

The Rise of ‘Conferencing Competence’ and the Decline of Fancy Footwear

Innovation Leader

Thornton May contends that many leaders — and many organizations — are moving too slowly in responding to the dramatic changes that 2020 has brought. More insights inside

Embracing a Culture of Continuous Learning in Government


We never stop learning, on a personal level, and that should be transferred over to the professional world. Yet, prioritizing continuous learning can sometimes be a difficult task in government.

Peace through Entrepreneurship: How Businesses Can Be a Force for Unity


Cyprus is politically divided, movement is restricted, and there are two different authorities and sets of laws. How can innovation and entrepreneurship thrive in such a polarized environment - and alternatively, how does that polarization drive innovation?

Shifts in the Retail Pharmacy Ecosystem

Board of Innovation

We mapped the retail pharmacy ecosystem in the US and identified opportunities new players are leveraging to challenge incumbents. The post Shifts in the Retail Pharmacy Ecosystem appeared first on Board of Innovation.

Instagram's Redesigned Shopping Hub Goes Live in the U.S.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

It'll be available globally "in the coming weeks.". Social Media


Anatomy of a Cross-Functional Innovation Team


Cross-functional teams are powerful tools for innovation. Instead of moving ideas through a committee process department by department, decision-makers and stakeholders come together in one to move raw ideas into concrete approaches. Here’s how to build a cross-functional team that works.

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How internal innovators win the game, with Kaihan Krippendorf

Rapid Innovation in digital time

22 out of the 30 most transformative innovations were conceived by employees. Kaihan explains why internal innovators are so essential for corporate growth, and how they can win out on the innovation path.

20 Inspirational Business Process Improvement Quotes


Let’s be honest, it can be difficult to get people excited about the subject of business process improvement. The phrase itself has no personality, no flair. Of course, we know that continuous improvement and innovation are requirements for success in today’s hyper-competitive environment.

The price of a cheap supply chain. Are you willing to take the risk?

Board of Innovation

Thanks to the resilience of global supply chains the world economy did not grind to a halt when most of the world went into lock-down. But, it has come at a price. Going forward supply chains need to be re-examined to keep operating cost-effectively while minimizing risk.

Praktikant (m/d/w) im Innovationsmanagement


Werde Teil des Teams! Praktikant (m/d/w) im Innovationsmanagement. JETZT BEWERBEN. Start. Ab sofort. Anstellung. Praktikum. Sprachniveau. B2 Deutschniveau. Über uns.

Translate Ancient Hieroglyphs With Google's New AI-Powered Tool

Entrepreneur - Innovation

New Arts & Culture tool Fabricius uses machine learning to translate 4,000-year-old symbols. Technology

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10 Things to remember before you launch your own Innovation Lab

The Future Shapers

So your business is thinking about introducing an innovation lab and you can’t wait to get started – but are you fully prepared?

Complacency Stunts Innovation

Daniel Burrus

Complacency is often mistaken for stability, the feeling you’ve “made it” and now you can sit back and revel in what you’ve built. However, that ideology carries far more pitfalls than we realize.


Innovation Excellence

100 years from Orwell’s 1984. The world will have solved the dilemmas that are killing us. How do we get there? The century of new tech. Step-change technology (AI, Blockchain, IOT, bio-tech) is not just an engine of growth. It is the only bridge to get to the future. Dilemma.

StartOut Pride Economic Impact Index to Help Quantify Value of LGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The advocacy group has partnered with Chase and think tank Socos Labs on new initiative meant to underscore the innovation and revenue-generation all founders can bring to the table. News and Trends

Why Pampered Chef is Reinventing a Well-Established Sales Model

Innovation Leader

The migration away from in-person selling actually predates COVID-19 for Pampered Chef, but they’re taking advantage of the moment to experiment with social media


How the Royal Australian Navy Nurtures Innovators


The first time I heard Stephen Delo speak, it was at the Australian Intrapreneurs Summit. He was talking about some truly fascinating ideas: how 3D printing could be used at sea, possibilities for drones, new methods for making the Royal Australian Navy more sustainable, and beyond.

Experimenting 100 innovative solutions over 20 countries in Africa

Innovation Excellence

Experimenting 100 innovative solutions over 20 countries in Africa twice a year: that’s the process we describe in this compelling interview with David L. Ross , Innovation teacher at Carnegie Mellon University , about corporate open innovation in Africa, initially published in Disrupt Africa.

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When your coworker does great work, tell their manager

Rmukesh Gupta

I read this post on my feed and thought this was a very interesting post about recognising one of your co-workers. You can read the entire post here. However, to summarise the post: 1. Ask before you write a glowing email to someone’s manager, if it is ok.

The great unravelling

The Future Shapers

Right now our civilisation is on the brink of a physical, psychological and moral collapse – a punctuation point of momentous significance.

Brainwriting Template

This brainwriting exercise template can help your virtual or in person innovation teams succeed. 6-3-5 Brainwriting is a group-structured brainstorming technique that is a highly collaborative way to generate as many ideas as possible in groups within a short period of time.

Get Your Team Focused on Results With This KPI Template

Innovation Excellence

Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” ” So true. You get what you measure when it comes to business performance.

Book Review – Humanocracy by Gary Hamel & Michele Zanini

Rmukesh Gupta

Overview: Gary Hamel has been one of my favorite authors and management guru’s. In his most recent book Humanocracy, he lays out the case against bureaucracy and instead argues that we need to embrace what he calls “ Humanocracy ” as in build human centric organisations.

How To Build a Powerful Digital Workplace Strategy


How To Build a Powerful Digital Workplace Strategy A recent report by the Digital Workplace Group suggests that more than 76% of surveyed organisations consider digital workplace initiatives to be either important or very important.

Study Finds that COVID-19 is Harming Workers' Mental Health


If you find that you don't have the energy for activities that you once enjoyed or you are overreacting to small irritants, you are not alone.

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