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How Do You Create an Innovation Culture?

HYPE Innovation

This is the second part of a two-part series in building an innovation culture. Make sure to read Part 1: What You Need to Know Before Creating an Innovation Culture here ! People & Culture

In-house or Outsource as Needed?

Beyond the Obvious

What is your organization’s philosophy about design and development? Do you keep everything in-house, or do you outsource as needed? There are two schools of thoughts on this.

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Broken Ideation Process

Idea Champions

You're busy. I get it. Which is why I just deleted the first four compelling, context-setting paragraphs of this blog post and will now cut to the chase: Your company's "ideation process" is either non-existent, seriously flawed, or not understood by the members of your team. You know it. I know it.

Why Fostering Employee Engagement Also Fosters Innovation

IdeaScale

Employee engagement is what causes employees to want to give extra effort at work. Improve employee engagement and you build an environment that cultivates innovation. Employees who are engaged in their work feel as if they are making a real contribution, feel challenged but not overwhelmed, and believe their voice is heard. Since they consider themselves a valuable team member, they’re willing to do more than what is strictly required. A workplace full of engaged employees is a wonderful thing.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Change the Point of Attack – Insights from Nelson

Destination Innovation

On October 21 1805, the French and Spanish fleets, consisting of 33 ships under the command of Admiral Villeneuve, were intercepted by a British fleet of 27 vessels under Admiral Nelson, off the coast of Cadiz in Spain.

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Innovating at Cloud Speed

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Innovation in the software industry continues unabated. No longer do we have to program computers directly in ones and zeroes, with cumbersome paper punch cards, or even to craft every line of code by hand. We have entered a new … Continue reading → Innovation Technology

Why your organisation should be applying innovation management to new product development

Exago

The pressure on businesses today is intense. To remain competitive, or even relevant, organisations must have the ability to innovate and to test, fail and succeed quicker in developing a new offering and new features.

Ten Top Tips on Patenting Your Novel Idea

Destination Innovation

A patent can be taken out on almost any new implementable idea. It is not just about protecting your idea. Your patents are part of your Intellectual Property (IP) and can be valuable assets. Often a start-up company will be bought for its IP rather than its products or sales revenues.

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What I'ved learned so far about digital transformation and innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

Lately I've been drinking from the firehose. It seems every day there are new reports on digital transformation and innovation. My good friend and collaborator Paul Hobcraft is constantly reviewing new reports and creating insights of his own, which inundate me with more information.

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.

Here’s What You Need To Know To Compete In An Ecosystem Driven World

Digital Tonto

To thrive in an ecosystem, you have to connect and build up the nodes around you Related posts: Today, You Need More Than A Market Strategy, You Need An Ecosystem Strategy. It’s Ecosystems, Not. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Ecosystems

What Happens in Melbourne Doesn’t Stay in Melbourne!

IdeaScale

Your intrapreneurs are just a desk away.

So CX + DX needs IX for the transformations we need

Paul Hobcraft

We are on the brink of a transformation, a global one that connects us into information, knowledge, and insights in ever-powerful ways. thanks to the digital internet. We are also exploring the use of Artifical Intelligence (AI) more than ever.

The Entrepreneurial Mindset

Innovation Excellence

Most doctors, scientists, engineers, business school grads and lawyers I’ve taught don’t have an entrepreneurial mindset. There are lots of reasons why, some of which have to do with how they are chosen by their respective educational establishments.

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

Want To Be a Great Leader? Erase This Sentence From Your Vocabulary

Game-Changer

How many times have you heard someone say something like “it’s not my fault, this or that happened”? I hear it everyday, and you do too. I have a very close friend who I nicknamed “The King of Excuses”, because he always has an excuse for anything. And when it comes to work related activities, you just don’t know what to expect from him.

Examining the State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2019

IdeaScale

The average number of years a company spends on the Fortune 500 list is dropping. World-class corporations spend less time at the top than they once did. Fifty years ago, a company on the Fortune 500 list could expect to stay there for 33 years, but by 1990, that tenure had shrunk to 20 years. By the year 2026, forecasters expect that the average length of time spent on the Fortune 500 will be 14 years.

4 Things That All Managers Should Know About Digital Transformation (But Most Don’t)

Digital Tonto

Fewer than a third of digital transformations succeed, but it doesn’t have to be a sucker’s bet Related posts: How Experian’s Digital Transformation Brought Its Business To An Entirely New Level. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Technology Digital Transformation

Simple Formula That Explains Why Anyone Would Buy Your Invention

Innovation Excellence

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.

How to Innovate with Big Data: 4 Essentials

InnovationManagement

A few years ago, big data was a brand new frontier for businesses, and few could afford to leverage the technology on a large scale. Today, it’s much more accessible for companies of all sizes, and the field of big data has begun to mature. Trend Alert

At what speed do we close the green finance gap?

Norbert Bol

There is at the moment a lack of sufficient financial resources that is directed toward green investments in order to meet the climate goals that were set in 2015 during the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-UNFCCC).

Solve Problems and Innovate as an Anticipatory Leader™

Daniel Burrus

Anticipatory Leaders understand that we are at a unique point in human history, filled with waves of disruption and opportunity. We are doing things today that were impossible just a few years ago.

Prioritizing in a DevOps environment – the Priomide

Innovation Excellence

More and more organisations are implementing DevOps way of working. This means that a product’s development is being done by the same team that does the operations of this product. What does this mean for prioritizing the work within the team? It concerns different types of work with different goals.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Here Is Why Companies Often Do A Lousy Job Innovating

Ankush Chopra

Does it come as a surprise to you if I tell you that most organizations are lousy at innovation? How else do you explain the fact that some great ideas languish in organizations whereas some poor ideas reach the market?

Look At The Present With The Lens Of The Future, Not With The Lens Of The Past

helloFUTURE

When we as humans encounter something new, it’s normal to compare this new experience to any experience we had in the past. We are creatures of contrast – we can only understand things as compared to other things that we already know about – or at least that is our default state.

Accelerating new businesses at Thales Digital Factory

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Thales Digital Factory started in 2017, with 4 people, and grows at the speed of light, reaching a staff of 230 people, now dispatched over 3 work spaces: Paris, Montreal, Singapore.

These Are The Biggest Innovation Challenges We Must Solve Over The Next Decade

Innovation Excellence

Every era is defined by the problems it tackles. At the beginning of the 20th century, harnessing the power of internal combustion and electricity shaped society. In the 1960s there was the space race.

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!