Sat.Jan 04, 2020 - Fri.Jan 10, 2020

What is Total Innovation Management? Achieving Excellence from Idea Generation to Implementation

Qmarkets

To maximize the ROI of your innovation initiatives, it’s vital to gain input from as many sources as possible and ensure all departments take part in a culture of ideation.

He-Man can teach you powerful lessons about how to successfully manage continuous innovation

Board of Innovation

The whiplash journey of Mattel’s beloved kids’ toy range perfectly sums up the fundamentals and key challenges of managing continuous, successful corporate innovation.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Stop Asking Your Team to Innovate Like Entrepreneurs… Until You Make Decisions Like VCs

Peer Insight

Corporate innovation teams are taught in their organizations, and in the media and classes, to act like entrepreneurs navigating risk in a new venture or idea. But entrepreneurs usually work in partnership with their Venture Capitalists (VCs), because together they can better squeeze out the risk and thus both win. So why do we expect our corporate innovators to tackle risk alone?

Strategic and Systemic Alignment – why they really matter

Innovation Excellence

In my early days at Compass Learning, I designed and delivered a wide range of top team strategic alignment and development programs. Where the focus was on enabling and empowering team members to metaphorically “sing from the same song sheet” – by agreeing to and articulating a common purpose, clarifying roles and goals and driving.

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.

Innovation building blocks

Jeffrey Phillips

I like music - but that does not exactly make me a good musician. Over the years I've taken lessons on the piano, tenor saxophone, bagpipes and most recently the acoustic guitar. One thing I've learned is that every competent teacher of any instrument wants you to learn and practice your scales.

How to Scale Your Innovation Program

IdeaScale

Innovation drives growth.?. Any well-run business grows, whether at a rapid clip or steadily as it adds clients, products, and services.

More Trending

The First 5 Things to Do When You’re Given Responsibility for Corporate Innovation

Innovation Leader

There are major risks of failure that surround every new innovation program.

How To Choose The Best Idea Amongst All to Execute

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: I am sure that we all get into a situation where we are required to come up with a set of ideas that will solve a specific problem that we have run into. The question then is how one decides which ideas deserve to be picked from the bunch of ideas that we came up with.

Efficiency Innovation vs Tranformational Innovation

Strategyzer Innovation

Efficiency innovation is easier to do, it's about management. Where it gets hard is transformational innovation. So what can you do as a leader? Thought Leadership

To succeed in 2020, the 6th element is flexibility and resilience

Exago

Innovation is an ongoing process. As such, the sixth and final element for managers to consider to innovate successfully in 2020 is flexibility for change and resilience for survival. The post To succeed in 2020, the 6th element is flexibility and resilience appeared first on Exago.

Tips 157

Innovate Faster with Metrics that Matter

Tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovating your products and growing your business. Written by Mixpanel’s Director of Analytics Strategy, Fatih Koca, get the tools, insights, and framework top companies use to define their product metrics.

Peeling away the layers of your innovation reality

Paul Hobcraft

So do we have a clear understanding of where we are in our current innovation capabilities? We have to establish a way to map our ‘terrain of innovation reality’ in not just how we are performing but what lost opportunities have slipped through.

System 155

Are Innovation and Empathy in the Cards?

Braden Kelley

As part of the leadership team for a new human-centered problem-solving offering for select Oracle customers, I’m always on the lookout for new tools to integrate into our flexible problem-solving process to help clients innovate, grow or transform.

Tools 151

Three Creative Thinking Challenges

Destination Innovation

Are you creative? I want to show you that you are can be more creative than you might think. Please take a moment to view these three Creativity Challenges on Youtube. Creative Challenge #1. Creative Challenge #2. Creative Challenge #3.

5 Tech Issues That Can Slow Down Innovation

IdeaScale

In our minds, technology and innovation are interconnected. However, for every technological advancement, there seems to be a learning curve or adjustment period as we try to figure out how to implement automation into our daily lives. source: pixabay.com.

System 167

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!

The digital revolution will not be evenly distributed

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm writing today about digital transformation, and starting with two of my favorite quotes. The first, referenced in the title, is from William Gibson, the author of Neuromancer and other great sci-fi books, who wrote: "the future is here, it's just not evenly distributed".

Data 148

What’s Inside the CEO’s Innovation Playbook?

Braden Kelley

Recently I received an advance copy of “The CEO’s Innovation Playbook” – the latest white paper from Mastercard and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. For the effort they interviewed a dozen CEO’s highly innovative companies including Citigroup, Lyft and Coca … Continue reading → Innovation Harvard Business Review research reports

Report 111

2020: A Decade To Rediscover Our Humanity

Digital Tonto

We are present at the creation of a new technological era in the midst of a pivotal political moment. The choices we make over the next decade will have repercussions that will reverberate throughout. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

The Wisdom of Crowds

IdeaScale

Everyone has some wisdom to offer. It only took me six years as a crowdsourcing practitioner, but I finally got around to reading “The Wisdom of Crowds,” one of the flagship books in our industry. It provided for powerful reflection on what we’re doing right, and perhaps more importantly, wrong.

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.

Culture and innovation bias - the first building block

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm writing a series of blog posts about the fundamentals of innovation success. In my previous article I wrote about the importance of fundamentals in any activity , using music and practicing scales as an analogy for understanding the fundamentals of innovation.

Let’s Face Facts, The Digital Revolution Has Been A Huge Disappointment

Innovation Excellence

One of the most often repeated episodes in the history of technology is when Steve Jobs was recruiting John Sculley from his lofty position as CEO at Pepsi to come to Apple. “Do Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life,”Jobs asked, “or do you want to come with me and. Innovation

Is Experiencing Adversity A Pre-requisite To Developing A Growth Mindset?

Game-Changer

Someone recently asked me this question: is experiencing adversity a pre-requisite to developing a growth mindset?

Electric Vehicle Battery Recycling Innovations Will Play an Important Part in Full Lifecycle CO2 Emissions Reductions

Sopheon

How will organizations innovate electric vehicle battery recycling to achieve a low carbon lifecycle? Solving this dilemma will be just as important as NPD.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

Give your employees a reason to keep coming back

Tembosocial

It's only half true that "if you build it, they will come." When it comes to the digital workplace, we need to give employees reasons to keep coming back. In a new article for CMSWire , Asif Rehmani points to incentive programs as a way to drive long-term adoption of Microsoft Office 365.

70

Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2019

Innovation Excellence

Building upon the success of Braden Kelley’s Blogging Innovation, we launched Innovation Excellence on August 1, 2011 and so 2019 was our eighth full year of operations.

Looking to 2020 and Beyond: Innovation for Trust-Building in Local Government

InnovationManagement

It probably comes as no surprise that, according to Pew Research, trust in government is at an all-time low. An abysmally low 17 percent of Americans believe they can trust government to do what is right either all of the time or some of the time.

75 Innovation Lessons from Nassim Taleb’s ‘The Black Swan’

Collectivecamp

One of my favourite thinkers of the modern era would have to be Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Customer Focus, Culture, and Decision-Making at Amazon and Google

Innovation Leader

Faisal Masud has held senior roles in a range of organizations, from Staples to eBay to Amazon. He was most recently Chief Operating Officer at Wing, a drone aviation business that is part of Google. In several videos, he shares his perspective on attracting the best talent, and why a

Video 63

Breakthrough Innovation – What Are They, and How Do You Create One?

Innovation Excellence

We’ve recently been breaking down the different types of innovations and explaining their differences in a series of previous articles. This time, we’re looking at breakthrough innovation.

The Tech Side of Travel

Daniel Burrus

In the next five to ten years, technology will give us many new ways to enjoy travel—from the planning phase to the actual trip. Tomorrow’s travel will look nothing like it does today, and the travel adventures anyone can go on will be limited only by our imagination.

Virtual power plants (VPP) & the decentralization of the energy industry

Board of Innovation

Learn about how VPPs are contributing to the decentralization of the energy industry and take a closer look at the business model of leading European operator, Next Kraftwerke. The post Virtual power plants (VPP) & the decentralization of the energy industry appeared first on Board of Innovation. Business design business modeling

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.