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What is the ROI of Better Ideas?

IdeaScale

How much is an idea worth in terms of return on investment? It’s an intriguing question in part because it seems hard to measure.

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These 4 Paradigm Shifts Will Define The Next Decade

Digital Tonto

It is all too easy to get caught up in old paradigms. When progress is powered by chip performance and the increased capabilities of computer software, we tend to judge the future by those same. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The Importance of Innovation | Continuous Improvement

Pondr

Innovation always responds to a recognized need or a void. When an idea is supported financially and formulated with the right technology, it has wings to fly.

Study 141

The 10 Minute rule from the founder of IKEA

Idea to Value

You can do so much in ten minutes’ time. Ten minutes, once gone, are gone for good. Divide your life into 10 -minute units, and sacrifice as few of them as possible in meaningless activity. Source: Ingvar Kamprad, Founder of IKEA (Men’s Health – October 2017 Interview). Inspiratio

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Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

FirstBank leveraging digital innovations to thrive amidst the pandemic

Exago

FirstBank being the premier Bank in West Africa has lived up to its reputation as a brand of strength and dynamism. We have made laudable digital and technological investments over the years that positioned us to tackle the attendant hitches of the pandemic and adapt to the new normal seamlessly.

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The crucial role Innovation must play in the Energy system

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation is vital to the energy system’s integration and operation design, and we need to further recognize its crucial role. I believe we undertake a radical transformation in the way we supply, transform, and use energy.

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Podcast S5E104: Adii Pienaar – Building Life Profitability

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with South African serial entrepreneur Adii Pienaar about Life Profitability.

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FREE EBOOK | The 4 things business leaders looking to innovate need to know right now

Exago

Almost a year since the pandemic hit us, it would be naïve to still perceive digital transformation and business innovation as ‘nice-to-haves’. The vaccination wave brings new hope for economic recovery, yet many businesses are looking at a tough year ahead.

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Measuring Innovation - The Ultimate Guide to Innovation Management KPIs | Innovation Management

Pondr

You may be familiar with the term KPI (Key Performance Indicator), which is used to study how well a business is achieving its goals through a measurable value. A KPI is something you use across all levels of an organisation to evaluate targets.

What is the ROI of Better Ideas?

IdeaScale

How do you measure the worth of an idea? How much is an idea worth in terms of return on investment? It’s an intriguing question in part because it seems hard to measure.

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Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Firefighters prevent innovation

Idea to Value

In many companies, there are employees known for their ability to fix problems. They are colloquially referred to as “firefighters”, because they are constantly putting out fires around the business.

FREE EBOOK | The 4 things business leaders looking to innovate need to know right now

Exago

Almost a year since the pandemic hit us, it would be naïve to still perceive digital transformation and business innovation as ‘nice-to-haves’. The vaccination wave brings new hope for economic recovery, yet many businesses are looking at a tough year ahead.

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Member Spotlight: Lisa Rothstein, Drawing Out Your Genius

Innovation Leader

Lisa Rothstein of Drawing Out Your Genius, discusses visual thinking, the importance of communicating ideas, and how anyone can learn to draw

How Can Small Ideas Have a Big Impact?

IdeaScale

Innovation is often seen as stemming from a ground-breaking change. Someone has a big idea, develops it into a familiar product, and the rest is history. This, however, isn’t always the case. Some innovations derive from small ideas.

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How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

Stunning video of NASA’s Perseverance rover touching down on Mars

Idea to Value

If you want to see an example of technical innovation, you need to see this video of NASA’s latest rover touching down on the surface of Mars.

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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Take an 8-Hour Shower Each Week: The Benefits of Creative Time

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Scheduling entrepreneurial creative time is important. Take some time to stop running your business, and focus on generating new ideas. Habits of Highly Productive Teams

5 Root Cause Analysis Techniques to Breakthrough Barriers

Kainexus

A root cause analysis is a structured method for finding the underlying causes of process problems and undesirable outcomes. Root cause analysis is a core problem-solving technique used by organizations dedicated to continuous improvement.

The currency of the 21st century

The Future Shapers

Why should you care about trust in the workplace? Because if trust is not given attention and a culture of distrust start to form, it has the power to expedite or erode performance, profitability and productivity.

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

The Connection Between Positive Change and Workplace Fulfilment

Idea to Value

Amidst Zoom meetings, sales reports, trend analysis, and fighting to keep up with the competition, it’s easy to overlook workplace fulfilment on the never-ending list of tasks required to run your business.

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6 Ways to Innovate Your Business Model 

InnovationManagement

The pandemic has given us all an opportunity to build a new business future. Market disruption equals opportunity for those willing to look and work for it. This is the time to adjust and innovate your business model to market conditions. .

16 Questions to Ask on Your First (or Next) Gemba Walk

Kainexus

Toyota Chairman Fujio Cho gave a brilliantly simple description of what to do on a Gemba walk. "Go Go see, ask why, show respect," he said. That’s it in a nutshell. During a Gemba walk, supervisors and leaders go to the place where work is done (the Gemba).

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5 Items for a Good Ideation Session

Inspiring Next

Really? Out-Of-The-Box ideation still needs a well-boxed upfront planning, an expert facilitator, and a disciplined approach to post processing. Planning an Ideation Session involves these steps.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

How Tyson’s CTO Is Using Big Data to Forecast COVID Spread

Innovation Leader

Because food distribution was labeled an essential business, Tyson Foods never shut down any of its plants. Right at the start of the pandemic — as early as January — Scott Spradley and his team began analyzing data to predict how infection might spread within them

In a Digital World, Protect your Most Valuable Asset: Ideas

Daniel Burrus

These days, data has become more valuable in our economy than oil. There have been many discussions about the individual value of your personal data, how to protect it and even who owns it. But what about your intellectual property as an entrepreneur or business leader within an organization?

Smarter Homes - Opportunities in the Growing Home Automation Market

Wellspring

If you’ve recently read any innovation or R&D advice lately, you’ve most likely seen this common sentiment: Innovate with the customer in mind. With everyone spending more time at home these days, consumer wants and needs have shifted dramatically and continue to evolve.

little progress is good, big progress is better

helloFUTURE

Lately, many books have been released about how the only way to create lasting change is to move in tiny increments. I beg to differ.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Building a Culture of Innovation at Delta Dental

Innovation Leader

How can organizations build a culture of innovation and effectively create buy-in for change? Sarah Chavarria, the Chief People Officer of Delta Dental, explains

Your 1-minute guide to the most impactful innovation model

Peer Insight

Venture Studios – including our own PX Ventures – are creating enhanced impact for clients with this unique model (read more about that here ).

In search of novelty – The use of deliberate metaphors

The Future Shapers

In the search for bold and novel ideas, most professionals get stuck. Metaphors help you to get unstuck by breaking the natural tendency to rely on one’s pre-conceived patterns and beliefs. Metaphors enable our brains to sort and recombine information in new ways to create unexpected associations.

#2,157 – Dating Profile Generator

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Perhaps one of the reasons why I’m still single is that my dating profiles aren’t up to par. Would a funnier approach serve me better? Or maybe I need to add in more movie quotes? Either way, it’s clear that I need help. Thankfully.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!