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Investment on digital transformation alone is set to hit US$7 trillion worldwide by 2021, according to IDC. However, big investments open the door for costly failures, and 84% of digital transformations go on to fail. Organisations are investing big on innovation initiatives that are said to build a culture of innovation but ultimately amount to little more than innovation theatre, despite their best intentions

4 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Innovation

Digital Tonto

The truth is that there is no one path to innovation, everybody has to find their own way Related posts: #MonkeyFirst Innovation. Becoming A Successful Executive Doesn’t Prepare You To Innovate. 4. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation

Sleeping with the enemy: The pain of innovation disrupting your industry

Idea to Value

I’d like to start today’s article with a story about something that shook me up a bit recently. I recently bought a diamond engagement ring at an amazing online store, but needed to get the size adjusted slightly.

Is it better to solve problems in isolation or by collaborating with others?


I’ve always believed that the best way to brainstorm is a hybrid of thinking by ourselves and then sharing that with a group to build on each other’s ideas; as opposed to brainstorming with a group from the start.

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.

Two Questions for you on Risk

Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane asks you two questions about the risks you have taken. The post Two Questions for you on Risk appeared first on Destination Innovation. Videos bridge journey question risk

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Top Firms Driving Corporate Innovation


As industries consistently change with new technologies emerging, companies need to adapt to these changes in order to maintain success. Where can organizations turn when they want to know how to remain competitive in their respective industries, even when they have limited expertise in innovation?

When A Focus On Short-term Results Kills Innovation


Why do established businesses fail? Because they miss the future. And what contributes to them missing the future? Many things, among them is a focus on maintaining the status-quo while avoiding uncertainty.

Why Debate Is The Next Frontier In Artificial Intelligence

Digital Tonto

The future of technology is always more human Related posts: Artificial Intelligence Needs Conversational Intelligence. Here’s Why: 4 Ways Every Business Needs To Use Artificial Intelligence. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Is Your Company Culture Anti-Innovation?


In a recent article from Harvard Business Review , researchers reported that one of the most common barriers to innovation is internal politics. But the second most commonly cited barrier was cultural issues.

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.

Top Firms Driving Corporate Innovation


As industries consistently change with new technologies emerging, companies need to adapt to these changes in order to maintain success. Where can organizations turn when they want to know how to remain competitive in their respective industries, even when they have limited expertise in innovation?

Digital Transformation: the Elephant in the Python

RTI Innovation Advisors

Lately I've been thinking a lot about the latest fad in business thinking - digital transformation. As technologies become more pervasive, and our ability to gather and process a lot of information increases, it makes sense to think about how digital solutions may change the way we work, either by replacing monotonous tasks, automating entire business processes, anticipating future trends and hundreds of other ways.

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Urban innovation labs, hubs, coworking spaces… Which one to choose to boost your innovation?


Innovation is the Holy Grail of business success that can supercharge any kind of organisations from corporates to start-ups and shift them towards growth.

Needs and Problems in the Nonprofit Sector


Tackling massive problems such as social injustice, income inequality, healthcare availability, sustainability (among others) requires innovation, a process by which ideas are transformed into implemented services or products.

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.

A Disruptive World Requires New Leadership Capabilities

Innovation Excellence

Whether you are a company that wants to attract top talent or an individual who is trying to land your dream job, or create a new business, it’s becoming clear that the future of work is both human and technology centred.

Is a Disruptive Business Model Beyond Your Brand?


Morgan Chase has announced a new online brokerage platform called, You Invest. The app targets its more than 47 million customers with free brokerage services , including 100 free trades in the first year.

A Strong Corporate Culture Can Kill Your Recruiting and Retention Efforts

Stephen Shapiro

Is your organization a cult?

What is a Conference Feedback Survey?


Conference feedback surveys are sent out to participants after they attend a conference to learn from them the areas which can be improved and those that they appreciate.

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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.

Finally, A Commencement Speech About Innovation and Creativity

Innovation Excellence

Think Big Anyway! That’s what Innovation Excellence contributor Robert B. Tucker advised students when he delivered the commencement address at the University of California, Davis.

Innovation Training Under Utilized

Gregg Fraley

Training Accelerates Innovation. 94% of managers are unsatisfied with their companies innovation performance. 70% of CEO’s see innovation as a key driver of growth. That’s what McKinsey says in this article.

Effectively shifting gears between the different phases of the Innovation Pipeline


Adventurous as the word innovation may sound, an innovation consultant’s job consists for a large part in de-risking the innovation process. In order for innovation to be a viable undertaking for any company, the outcomes of the innovation need to be maximized, while the risk involved needs to be contained as much as possible. Strategies agile development business model innovation de-risking design thining growth fit innovation lean startup phases pipeline problem fit solution fit switch gear

Innovation Management Processes – Figuring Out the Right One


A general misconception of innovation management is that in order to become innovative, you just need to generate a lot of new ideas.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Analysis of how 3.5 million employees using Spigit ideate proves innovation is a science, and can be measured.

Poo as Good Business

Innovation Excellence

Talk about nothing wasted. Behold the founding story, which reads more like a creation myth, of Poo~Pourri. A 40-year old woman from Jonesboro, Arkansas declares her second bankruptcy. Conventional “rules” of success did not work for her life.

To figure out what’s next, define the system as it is.

Mike Shipulski

Every day starts and ends in the present. Sure, you can put yourself in the future and image what it could be or put yourself in the past and remember what was. But, neither domain is actionable. You can’t change the past, nor can you control the future.

New Tech Innovations Are Helping Diabetics Stay Healthier


Diabetes is becoming a growing problem with millions of people struggling to keep their blood glucose levels managed. In addition to altering diet and lifestyle, many patients must also rely on medication. Strategies biotechnology cloud computing cloud technology healthcare innovation medical mobile apps technology wearable tech

The New Economy

Beyond the Obvious

I firmly believe that we are in the early stages of a new economy, one where the most valuable talent you can bring to the table is being an “idea person.”

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!