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Five Principles of Effective Idea Development

Sopheon

Follow these five principles of idea development for a focused set of high-value ideas aligned to your strategy. The post Five Principles of Effective Idea Development appeared first on Sopheon. Blog Ideation Process idea generation ideation innovation process

Celebrating the Integrators

The Future Shapers

As her blond curls bounced down the stairs, she vaulted her words out ahead of her, “I’ve got an idea!” These words always came from our daughter’s mouth when she was hatching a new plan; one that inevitably involved my wife or I in some wacky way.

Game of Thrones, Star Trek and Innovation

Innovation Excellence

I recently wrote a couple of articles for Innovation Excellence that explored innovation insights we can glean from science fiction writers.

The Power of Silly Questions

Destination Innovation

Roger Hargreaves and the Mr Men Books. In 1970, Roger Hargreaves’ 6-year-old son Adam asked his father a question. It was a question that only a child could ask. No adult would ever conceive of it. Adam said, ‘Daddy, what does a tickle look like?’.

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.

Health Technology Startups Changing the Landscape of Healthcare

Rocketspace

Global health care spending is projected to reach $10.06 trillion by 2022. There are several factors that can explain the dramatic increase in spending such as growing and aging global population, rising life expectancy, and increasing incidents of diseases.

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The Power of Being Wrong

Game-Changer

Anyone who achieves great things in any domain has the courage to be wrong. This means you’re willing to go against convention and look like an idiot. This is one characteristic that separates game-changers from everyone else; and it’s very uncommon.

Here’s What Pundits Who “Predict” The Future Always Seem to Get Wrong

Digital Tonto

The truth is that future is something we create, not some preordained plan that we are destined to follow. Related posts: We Need To Stop Trying To Predict The Future And Start Exploring It. Why The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Technology Future

Aligning Your Innovation Management with Your Organizational Goals

IdeaScale

Any form of creativity needs direction, and this is as true of business innovation as anything else. Aligning business goals and innovation strategy is the key to reaching those goals and developing effective innovation. Look At Goals.

Why We Need More Women In Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Every once in a while I get a comment from an audience member after a keynote speech or from someone who read my book, Mapping Innovation, about why so few women are included.

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.

3 Common Tech Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Game-Changer

Tech startups are like the lottery – you see the big winners in the news, but nothing about the millions of the not so lucky. Well, actually you might read about the biggest tech startup failures and this article intends to prevent you from this fate. In this article, we’re going to highlight some common tech startup mistakes and how to avoid them. How many startups really fail, and why? You may have read that most startups fail within the first year, but this is actually untrue.

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How AI and LMS are positively disrupting the workplace.

IdeaSpies

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is dominating the workforce more than ever and at a rapid pace – the rise of AI and automation is greatly redefining our future and the future of working.

Pay Attention to Customer Experience to Unleash Impactful Innovation

IdeaScale

The cost of consumer switching among retailers and other providers is estimated at $1.6 trillion. Yet 80% of “switchers” think their original provider could have done something to retain them.

Using Blockchain Innovation to Rebuild Trust in the Food Industry

Innovation Excellence

Consumer trust is one of the biggest hurdles that the food industry is up against today. A recent Food and Health Survey uncovered a serious trust deficit between consumers and food manufacturers and suppliers, and we don’t have to look far to see why.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

This Small Startup Is Building The Tools That May Power The Quantum Era

Digital Tonto

"We could see the potential to one day do things that just weren't possible with digital computers, even the high performance systems we were working with." Related posts: IBM Is Building A Network. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Quantum Computing

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Smart Construction: How AI and Machine Learning Will Change the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus

These days, seemingly everyone is applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning. I have written about disruptions in the manufacturing industry, such as Industry 4.0 , while illustrating the Hard Trends that indicate where improvements w ill be made in the future.

What Will our Children Do? 20 Jobs of the Future

InnovationManagement

Back in January 2010 we wrote a report for UK government on The Shape of Jobs to Come. The study highlighted new jobs that might emerge in the global economy by 2030 as a result of exponential developments and breakthroughs in science and technology. Many of those are now real jobs and the rest are still likely to materialise. Editorial Trend Alert

Getting to Why

Innovation Excellence

In their classic book on negotiation and persuasion, Fisher and Ury outline the steps to get to yes.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

US Government’s $2 Trillion infrastructure plan – will it create public value?

Faisal Hoque

Outcomes and values are changes in conditions that make a positive difference. They generally begin with a verb (e.g., increase, expand, or improve) and are both specific and measurable. The post US Government’s $2 Trillion infrastructure plan – will it create public value?

8 Ways Virtual Huddle Boards Accelerate Improvement

Kainexus

Huddle boards are a popular visual management technique that is often used in conjunction with a daily huddle meeting. Teams gather around to chat about the top priorities for the day. Daily incremental improvements are discussed and evaluated.

How to Run a Hackathon that Spurs Real Innovation

IdeaScale

Hackathons originally emerged as a way to quickly advance software technologies and identify new areas for technology innovation. The term has since evolved to encompass other types of intensive collaboration events. Though hackathons often make use of software, they’re no longer necessarily about developing software, but about developing innovation.

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These Are the Skills Your Kids Will Need for the Future (Hint: It’s Not Coding)

Innovation Excellence

An education is supposed to prepare you for the future. Traditionally, that meant learning certain facts and skills, like when Columbus discovered America or how to do long division. Today, curriculums have shifted to focus on a more global and digital world, like cultural history, basic computer skills and writing code. Yet the challenges that. Innovation

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

Myths Surrounding Open Innovation – What is the Truth?

Innocentive

Innovation Insights

The Lean Manufacturing Cheat Sheet

Kainexus

I created dozens of cheat sheets during my high school and college career. Don’t worry; I didn’t use them to cheat on the test.

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How a Focus on Storytelling Can Make Your Interviews Awesome

Grasshopper Herder

A list of questions and answers will only get you so far in a discovery interview. To truly understand your customer, you have to listen to their stories. The post How a Focus on Storytelling Can Make Your Interviews Awesome appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Customer Development Lean Startup Customer Segmentation & Personas Generative Market Research Interview user experience

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Okoni Innovation Agency: there is no transformation without creation

Innovation Excellence

Pierre Baudry, Marc-Antoine Franc and Cécile Bernardet are respectively founding partner, partner and project director at Okoni, an new kind of Innovation Agency, which involves co-making innovation with their customers.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?