Sat.Dec 27, 2014 - Fri.Jan 02, 2015

How to Design for Outcomes

Tim Kastelle

It’s always a bit dangerous to be “inspirational.” ” The problem is that inspiration doesn’t always lead to action – and that’s what we ultimately want. This is a lesson that Timothy Prestero and his organisation Design that Matters learned painfully.

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Becoming More Innovative in 2015: Innovation Resolutions

Bill Fischer

What are you going to do this coming year to be more innovative? Innovative organizations deserve innovative leaders and members and if you’re not consciously thinking about how you might improve your own personal innovativeness, you’re abdicating on an important managerial responsibility. Since this is the time for New Year’s resolutions,

Summary of the 1st Annual World Open Innovation Conference

Open Innovation

The 1st annual World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC 2014) was December 4-5, 2014, in Napa, California. Here is an index of the posts from that conference: CFP: 1st World Open Innovation Conference and Industrial & Corporate Change Decisions for the 1st WOIC All-star lineup for 1st World Open Innovation Conference WOIC: Day 1 The Final Day of WOIC 2014. World Open Innovation Conference

Sustaining and Scaling Openness

100%Open

I was never a fan of the band Queen but I remember being moved to see the video to their song, The Show Must Go On, released at a time when their lead singer Freddie Mercury was in advanced stages of dying with Aids. Where others may have faded away quietly, the sheer necessity and inevitability of the need to keep on performing was striking. Whatever you think of their music I think you have to admire their tenacity.

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The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

Becoming More Innovative in 2015: Innovation Resolutions

Bill Fischer

What are you going to do this coming year to be more innovative? Innovative organizations deserve innovative leaders and members and if you’re not consciously thinking about how you might improve your own personal innovativeness, you’re abdicating on an important managerial responsibility. Since this is the time for New Year’s resolutions,