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As Our Technology Becomes Infinitely More Powerful, We Are Entering A New Ethical Universe

Digital Tonto

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Pros and Cons of Becoming an Innovation Consultant

Innovation Excellence

One question many innovators face at some point in their careers is whether to work in a large, corporate organization, or in a small start up or consultancy.

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40 unsexy yet brilliant examples of innovation

Board of Innovation

Products and services don’t need to be sexy to work. Here are 40 boring yet impactful examples of innovation that prove it. The post 40 unsexy yet brilliant examples of innovation appeared first on Board of Innovation. Business design

How to Fall in Love with the Problem as an Observer

The Future Shapers

The archetype of the Observer conjures up imagery of a smart, quiet, reserved employee seated in the corner of a room and speaking only when spoken to. But this doesn’t have to be how an Observer shows up.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Anticipation: Foresee Disruption and Find Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

An integral part of anticipation and becoming anticipatory in your organization oftentimes has to do with catching an opportunity that everyone is either missing or perhaps even ignoring due to the belief that it is not profitable.

How Can You Force Yourself to Think Outside the Box?

Destination Innovation

There are many ways. Here are some suggestions: First recognise that we all live inside boxes which frame our view of the world. We all make assumptions. Stay curious and open-minded. Ask many questions about any situation and be receptive to different points of view.

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Forget Your Business Plan. Create a Strategy Map.

Leapfrogging

Strategic plans become outdated the moment they’re created. Instead, create a one-page strategy map. Having run the internal strategy consulting group at HP , and then consulting to both startups and big companies like Disney, Visa, Colgate, Medtronic and others, I’ve created hundreds of strategic plans. Business strategy used to be a clear and methodical process. No more. Today’s discontinuous technologies and disruptive change have reinvented the rules of strategic planning.

As digital transformation unfolds, it pays to be a generalist

Jeffrey Phillips

I remember the hubbub surrounding Dan Pink's book A Whole New Mind , in which he stated that the future (this was back in the early 2000s) would belong to right brained people, because machines would ultimately automate anything that could be easily documented and that followed a standard process.

What You Can Learn From The NBA All Star Game About Driving Innovation

Game-Changer

The NBA All Star Game is the equivalent of the Super Bowl for those of us who are basketball nerds.

Learn How to Improve Personal Creativity and Spark Innovation with This Webinar

IdeaScale

Are you looking for ways to spark personal creativity within your organization? Want to impact innovation on your team and beyond? According to one PwC Innovation study , 61 percent of CEOs worldwide cite innovation as either a priority or main focus in business.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Four Questions to Choose Innovation Projects

Innovation Excellence

It’s a challenge to prioritize and choose innovation projects. There are open questions on the technology, the product/service, the customer, the price and sales volume. Other than that, things are pretty well defined. But with all that, you’ve still go to choose.

Good processes create good results. Simple, but not easy.

Kainexus

We’re pretty sure that almost all business leaders, managers, and front-line workers want to create high-quality products and services that customers value consistently in the most cost-effective manner. But that isn’t always what happens, of course.

Work For Your Customer Not Your Company

Game-Changer

Many years ago I received one of the best compliments ever from a client: “the best thing you do is you work for us, not your business. You treat our business as if it were your own.” ” Back then I was in college, and I was building my IT consulting business.

New Year’s Resolution: Catch Up on These Must-Read Innovation Blogs from 2019

IdeaScale

Are you looking for ways to take your innovation strategy to the next level in 2020? Check out our top innovation blogs from 2019 for tips on transforming your product, process, market, and more. Seven Free Brainstorming Tools for 2019.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Innovation and its Effect on World of Photography

Innovation Excellence

We’ve reached a couple of interesting milestones in a very short period of time, and it behooves us to pay attention to the changes in what has been an important industry – photography.

3 Vital Employee Engagement Strategies for Winning Ideas

BrainZooming

Following the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl LIV victory, a spate of videos appeared online analyzing the team’s comeback from nearly certain defeat in the game’s final minutes. One reveals an important lesson as you develop employee engagement strategies.

How NASA Leads Intrapreneurial Innovation

InnovationManagement

Not everyone knows that NASA has embedded crowdsourcing into their strategy and capabilities. But in fact, back in 2011 (after they ran a highly successful crowdsourcing pilot) NASA established the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI).

3 questions all customer-centric leaders in healthcare need to ask their teams

Board of Innovation

Healthcare leaders: Are you challenging your team at every stage of product development to ensure they’re creating the right value for customers? Find out. The post 3 questions all customer-centric leaders in healthcare need to ask their teams appeared first on Board of Innovation.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.

What and How to Teach to Win the 4th Industrial Revolution

Innovation Excellence

If for nothing else than the future of your children, take 12 minutes to watch this. If you agree, then thriving in the 4th industrial revolution will require nothing short of restructuring public education at all levels, not just k-12. Even doctors will need to change how they educate their young.

Clueless: Present and Possible States of Stupidity

The Future Shapers

The post Clueless: Present and Possible States of Stupidity appeared first on The Future Shapers. Behaviour Observation Culture Leadership

Recent Innovations in Translation and Localization 

InnovationManagement

In this article, we'll have a look at translation and localization industry trends. The post Recent Innovations in Translation and Localization appeared first on Innovation Management. Trend Alert language localization neural network translation trends voice recognition

How storytelling documents the unwritten rules of your culture

Tembosocial

A wise friend once told me that there were three sides to every story - yours, mine and the truth. Employee Feedback Employee Experience

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.

What Is an Innovation Manager – And How Do You Become a Great One?

Innovation Excellence

In the last few months, I’ve had a few readers ask me how they could become an innovation manager, as well as how they could succeed in that role. So, I thought I’d give my take on what an innovation manager actually does, how to become one, and how to be good at the job.

The Anatomy and Upside of Boredom

Rmukesh Gupta

Every now and then I come across in my reading list something that lies at the intersection of being interesting, useful and practical. The below post is one such example. This originally appeared on Aeon, written by Neel Burton and edited by Nigel Warburton.

Why Digitalization Doesn’t Change the Way Companies Innovate

InnovationManagement

Will digitalization fundamentally change the way companies innovate? Our answer is no. While digital technologies hold enormous innovation potential, they belong to the sphere of “solutions” and are means to a higher purpose.

What's Your Strategy Personality?

Cascade Strategy

One of our most important values here at Cascade is integrity. And for us, that often extends organically to transparency. We try to weave our culture of transparency into everything we do internally, but also externally.

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!

True Transformation Isn’t Top-Down Or Bottom-Up, But Side-To-Side

Innovation Excellence

In a disruptive era, the only viable strategy is to adapt and that is especially true today. With change seeming to accelerate with each passing year, every organization must transform itself. Those who are unable to change often find that they are unable to compete and soon disappear altogether.

Strategy, Creativity, Innovation and Mysterious Goings On

BrainZooming

I had a blast appearing with crisis communications expert, Alex Greenwood , on his Mysterious Goings On podcast to discuss strategy, creativity, and innovation. You may wonder how all those subjects fit together?

Stop Slowing Down Your Innovation Projects

Peer Insight

Disruption of markets worldwide has proven that speed is an important attribute of strong innovators.

How much is innovation costing your organization?

Innovation 360 Group

Recapture your innovation investments. Three actions you can take to improve your innovation ROI. Too many companies see ‘innovation’ as something abstract from solving real problems and creating real value.

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.