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Why expertise is a seductive trap for innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been thinking for years that we have innovation all wrong. We treat innovation as it if requires years of experience, deep knowledge of an industry or a technology, or mastery of a specific subject.

How to Create Your Trend and Technology Radar in 5 Minutes


B eing able to visualize relevant trends and emerging technologies in a manner that allows specific views, filtering, linking, and relating of different data to each other provides a helpful perspective on opportunities.


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America Needs to Innovate Its Innovation Ecosystem

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell The world today just seems to move faster and faster all the time.

Speed may feel like progress, but Velocity gets you to your target

Idea to Value

Too many startups and scale ups today think that the way to success is by being fast. Especially, by growing fast. Speed is king. You need to be the first to market , even if you do not know what your business model is yet.

What Not to Do When Onboarding Your Customer

Speaker: Jamie Bernard, Senior Product Manager and Product Management Practice Lead at Nexient, an NTT Data Company

In this webinar, you will learn principles and practices to simplify your customers' onboarding experience

Why Your Values Determine Your Ability To Compete

Digital Tonto

The truth is that values are essential to how an enterprise honors its mission. They represent choices of what an organization will and will not do, what it rewards and what it punishes and how it defines success and failure.

5 Mental Models That Help You Increase Your Empathy


Most of the significant problems in society involve people, so making progress on these problems requires a deep understanding of people. However, it is very easy to be wrong about other people’s motivations. Specifically, how the act and why they do so.

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The Hyper-personalization Data and Privacy Debate?-?Solved

Tullio Siragusa

The Hyper-personalization Data and Privacy Debate?-?Solved. Solved. The Internet is an essential part of our life. We surf the internet throughout the day, looking for various products or services online. Data is what we share with the websites we visit.

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Why Are Transformations So Hard to Manage?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Drs. Dean Anderson and Linda Ackerman Anderson Knowing which type of change your organization is undergoing is critical to your success. Three types exist, and each requires different change strategies, plans and degrees of employee engagement.

Continuous Improvement Methodologies - A Brief Overview


While multiple continuous improvement methodologies are used worldwide, they all have one thing in common. They each rely on a scientific approach to problem-solving.

How To Remove Roadblocks For Startups Seeking Government Work



The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

Disrupt a Business-As-Usual Industry in 6 Steps

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The most influential innovators all have one thing in common: disrupting traditional industry markets. However, only some are able to pull it off. Here are six steps all market disruptors must follow to succeed. Defining Moments

Now is the Time to Design Cost Out of Our Products

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski With inflation on the rise and sales on the decline, the time to reduce costs is now. But before you can design out the cost you’ve got to know where it is. And the best way to do that is to create a Pareto chart that defines product cost for […].

Continuous Improvement vs. Lean Six Sigma


We are in a fortunate position to have the opportunity to chat with business leaders across the spectrum about the challenges and opportunities they face. Most conversations involve employee engagement, operational excellence, and customer satisfaction.




Creative thinking requires the generation of associations and connection between two or more dissimilar and unrelated subjects. When the Israeli air force needed a way to speed up the healing process for wounds, an analogy was drawn between the wound and a severed electrical cord. To restore the flow of current, the wire had to be spliced back together. The solution took the form of a revolutionary bandage containing magnesium, an element known to conduct electricity.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Crypto Doesn't Have to Be Serious. Just Ask This Comedian Who Organized a Conference About Failure in the Industry.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Allison Bishop, general chair of this year's International Crypto Conference, is a computer scientist and comedian who knows humor can make a real impact. Defining Moments

Should you be a physician entrepreneur?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Not every doctor is cut out to be a physician entrepreneur. Are you? It seems to me there is confusion about physician entrepreneurship, its definition and whether it represents a threat to professionalism. I’m not alone.

Planview Enterprise One vs. Cascade: Which One Is Right for YOU?

Cascade Strategy

For project management offices (PMOs), picking the right platform to master their workflow productivity and performance often boils down to the same dilemma: Planview vs. Cascade

What does it mean to be Disruption Proof? | Ep 01

Moves the Needle

Welcome to The Disruption Proof Podcast! In this episode, Brant talks about what it truly means to be Disruption Proof. To him, disruption means much more than the ideology of startups eating away at the market share of large businesses.

Process, Product, and Profitability: Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

Design Thinking Case Studies

Find examples of how design thinking is used to solve problems, prototype, and innovate. As more organizations and companies across the world adopt design thinking into their operations, it becomes even more obvious just how essential innovation is for continued success and growth.

7 Tips for Creating a Great Content Experience

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Shep Hyken Content marketing is a sound strategy. Using email, texting, and social media, companies, and brands are taking advantage of an effective way to connect with customers.

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Engagement Strategy Plan: The 5 Step Process

Cascade Strategy

Strategic engagement plan process overview. If you have a strategy, then you need employee engagement strategies. Strategy Implementation

What does it mean to be Disruption Proof?

Moves the Needle

Welcome to The Disruption Proof Podcast! In this episode, Brant talks about what it truly means to be Disruption Proof. Disruption means much more than the ideology of startups eating away at the market share of large businesses.

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.



Being able to finally meet face to face, and reconnect for lunch, with an esteemed colleague recently, we were both shocked to discover how stressed and anxious we were feeling about being asked to deliver live workshops to clients once again.

Top 10 Human-Centered Change & Innovation Articles of July 2022

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the ten articles from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Human-Centered Change & Innovation. We also publish a weekly Top 5 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? But enough delay, here are July’s […]. Change Digital Transformation Innovation Top 10 Customer Experience customer service innovators LGBTQ+ sickcare software

Strategy doesn’t need a hero: It’s time to rethink strategy execution

Cascade Strategy

Right now, leading a business is like walking on an increasingly-sharper knife’s edge - while getting everything and the kitchen sink thrown at you

Episode 103: Thinking Outside the Box – A Misguided Idea

Innovation in Practice

“Think outside the box.” We’ve all heard this phrase, been told to follow its advice, and probably even instructed others to do so. However, thinking outside the box is, in all actuality, a myth.

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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

The Future Is Just-in-Time-Person-and-Place


SoundView Executive Book Summary of LIFT

Faisal Hoque

How to master the intersection of transformational leadership, systemic thinking, and experiential learning. .

Best 7 Project Portfolio Management Software For Portfolio Managers in 2022

Cascade Strategy

Your decision-making is only as good as your information. When juggling multiple projects across an organization, it's not always easy to focus on the big picture and keep strategic priorities in mind. With project portfolio management software, you stand a chance

JIRA isn’t an optimal product management tool—here’s why


Jira has evolved from being a bug and issue tracker software to uses ranging from test case management to agile software development. But should it be used for product management? The post JIRA isn’t an optimal product management tool—here’s why appeared first on Sopheon.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.