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The Innovator’s PURPOSE

The Future Shapers

What is the PURPOSE of innovation? Are we just innovating to create more profit for our organisations, higher margins, or to increase efficiency or productivity? Are we just trying to do more of the same, with the same world view in which we operate today, but in a different way?

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Why you should rethink your innovation process every 4 years

Lead Innovation

The innovation process creates the framework for the structured development and implementation of new products, services or business models. Why it is important to revise the process after a few years is explained in this article. Innovation process

Why You Need a Diverse Ecosystem of Perspectives to Drive Innovative Thinking

HYPE Innovation

Editor's Note: Andy Seferta is Head of Ecosystem and Analyst Engagement, Digital Technology Services, Fujitsu EMEIA. This post was originally published on May 12, 2019, on the Fujitsu UK Blog.

The interplay between innovation, creativity, and consciousness

Innovation Excellence

Innovation consulting can be a lonely place for a woman to play, especially in a conventional, male-oriented, and competitive marketplace like Melbourne is today. Making networking a key way of enhancing my intellectual, emotional and social capital, consciousness and creativity.

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.

Successful Innovation Program Highlights the Value of Intrapreneurship

IdeaScale

Intrapreneurs are people who are dedicated to their employer yet know how to apply basic principles of entrepreneurship within their roles at work. Sometimes your best “entrepreneurial” ideas come from people inside your organization.

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Digital transformation marks the demise of product innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

There comes a time when every phenomenon reaches its zenith, before a long fall or a sudden collapse. We like to refer to this point in the cycle as the "tipping point" - the point at which we can remain in stasis or the structures will collapse.

Eight Reasons why Innovation beats Efficiency

Destination Innovation

Elon Musk. If you are running an organization of any kind then making it more efficient is a key priority. It is important to speed up processes, eliminate waste, improve quality, reduce costs and generally please customers. And if you work hard at it you can do all of these things.

Be A Generalist Not A Specialist If You Want To Excel

Game-Changer

A new book by David Epstein, Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialised World, makes the case for Generalists. As a Generalist, I’m happy someone wrote a book about Generalists for everyone; not just business people.

Josh Folk of IdeaScale Dishes with DotCom

IdeaScale

Josh Folk is a co-founder of IdeaScale, and he recently joined DotCom magazine for their Leader Round Table Interview series. Harnessing innovation and putting it to work efficiently are at the heart of the so-called Industrial Revolution 4.0.?.

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.

How Networks Drive Transformation

Digital Tonto

The truth is that we need to reimagine leadership for a networked age to focus less on driving strategy and tactics and more on widening and deepening connections in networks Related posts: Leaders. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

5 Smart Energy Startups You Need to Know in 2019

Rocketspace

With rising temperatures, a number of studies are urging mankind to lower global energy consumption. One of the top sectors producing pollution is construction.

How to Destroy Innovation Silos

Innovation Excellence

Sick care badly needs innovation if it is to become healthcare. Yet, it’s questionable whether it can be fixed from inside.

Josh Folk of IdeaScale Dishes with DotCom

IdeaScale

Josh Folk is a co-founder of IdeaScale, and he recently joined DotCom magazine for their Leader Round Table Interview series. Harnessing innovation and putting it to work efficiently are at the heart of the so-called Industrial Revolution 4.0.?.

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.

26 Ways to generate new revenue for B2C companies

Board of Innovation

Why read this? This blog post will help you to identify sustainable new revenue streams, challenge revenue streams you have already developed and to come up with alternative money-making tactics.

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The Five Factors That Drive Digital Innovation

InnovationManagement

Innovation is the core activity of human evolution to change the environment, reach high performance, and make collective progress. The post The Five Factors That Drive Digital Innovation appeared first on Innovation Management.

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Eight Reasons why Innovation beats Efficiency

Innovation Excellence

If you are running an organization of any kind then making it more efficient is a key priority. It is important to speed up processes, eliminate waste, improve quality, reduce costs and generally please customers. And if you work hard at it you can do all of these things.

10 Things that you can do to improve the employee experience

The Future Shapers

TINYpulse recently published their 2019 Employee Engagement Report titled The End of Employee Loyalty. With reputedly one of the largest databases in the world for employee feedback, they are well positioned to provide real insights into employee engagement trends.

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!

What is a Diaper Worth? An Example of Value and Pricing

Innovation in Practice

When it comes to pricing a product, one principle rises above the rest. A price is inextricably linked to the value a customer places on that product. If a customer thinks a product is worth the price you’ve set, they will purchase it.

Driving change in 4 steps

Ankush Chopra

This 4 step change model explains why change is hard. It explains why some change efforts succeed while many fail. If you want to know why people stop going to the gym by February after starting on January 2nd it tells you why.

Inventor of the Web, Tim Berners-Lee, Has Launched a New Startup

Innovation Excellence

Tim Berners-Lee’s vision of the Web was never fully realized. Now he says it’s time to finish the job. For Tim Berners-Lee the past is prologue, and not a very good one at that. Several months ago I had the chance to sit down to dinner with Tim Berners-Lee at an event we were both.

Time Travel Audit: Find Success Now and in the Future

Daniel Burrus

You don’t need a DeLorean for time travel. For example, you can visit remote parts of the Amazon River and meet people who live just as they did a thousand years ago, using blow guns and spears as their current technology. Even here in the U.S.,

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.

Business Model vs. Strategy: What’s the Difference?

CMOE

Military strategy is thousands of years old but the field of business strategy has only been around for about fifty years.

The Small Business Elements That Forever Need Innovating

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Innovation is something that keeps a business on its toes – if you can innovate, to improve and grow as often as possible, you’ve got a business model that’s built for success.

How do you quantify the probability of success of a new product?

Innovation Excellence

For the sake of simplicity (and for most real situations) we will assume that this question is asked by a manager at a company that has been in business, understands the market, and this is a new product for this company.

Say Yes To Everything

helloFUTURE

Being a huge Star Trek fan – (growing up during reruns of the Original Series and the Animated Series, Kirk has always been the best captain – although I do share more affinity with Captain Picard – in that we share the same hairstyle.)

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?