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Rafael Juan (Dulcesol): “Consumers are the most important actors”

ideas4allinnovation

Consumers take center stage. With this comparison taken from show business, Rafael Juan , CEO of Grupo Dulcesol, spoke to us at innovationHUB about the project Mi Dulcesol idea, which enables the food group from Valencia to co-create with large groups of consumers.

I'm running for the presidency of Innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

I thought - why not? Everyone else is running, so why be left out in the cold? If the governor of Washington State can run on the single plank of climate change, if senators who have barely introduced themselves to their colleagues can run, if a west Texas Irishman named Beto can consider running, then so can I. Of course my candidacy will be strictly tongue in cheek, and really meant to frame a more interesting question - where does innovation stand in all of this? What's my platform?

Centralizing vs. Decentralizing Innovation

Integrative Innovation

In the light of increasing demand for ‘self-organization’ and ‘agile organizations’, there is a lot of discussion around centralizing vs. decentralizing ownership and decision-making – in particular when it comes to corporate innovation.

Bypass the Naysayers

Destination Innovation

Mickey Schulhof’s parents, both Jews, fled Hitler’s Europe in 1939 and settled in Long Island. Mickey was a brilliant student and gained a doctorate in physics from Brandeis University in 1970 before joining CBS to work in their music records division.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations

While a sustainable standardized method of innovation still eludes most organizations - having this in your toolbox is a game changer! Discover the 7 essential habits for enabling companies to systemize and establish innovation as a core competency.

Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 10. The post Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation idea management software initiative-success innovation management innovation managers innovation-journey innovation-priority innovation-results metrics

Calculating the ROI for Your Idea Management System Launch

IdeaScale

How is your idea management software performing? How do you measure the intangible?

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Try this Brainstorm Method – The Contradictory Innovation

Destination Innovation

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay. Consider for a moment these self-contradictory innovations: The solar-powered torch (flashlight). The inflatable dartboard. The underwater hairdryer. The waterproof teabag. The concrete liferaft.

5 Reasons Why Innovation Fails

Innovation Excellence

Today, many corporations are doing startup calls, setting up company accelerators, intrapreneurship programs, tech scouting, hackathons and datathons. However, despite these efforts, many companies still do not achieve innovation results.

Four Ways to Refine Your Innovation Process

IdeaScale

Listening is key to innovation. Just like innovation itself, an innovation program is constantly being shaped by the environment around it over time. A good innovation program absorbs new information and ideas constantly. So how do you refine it? Look For Feedback.

Before You Set Out to Transform Your Organization, You First Need to Build Trust

Digital Tonto

Trust empowers an organization because it demands that stakeholders are not merely treated as means to an end, but ends in themselves Related posts: How To Build Trust, Even With Your Enemies. How. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Trust

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.

5 Critical Corporate Event Planning Dos and Don'ts to Save You Headaches

Rocketspace

Let's face it — planning and executing a successful corporate networking event, awards reception, or multi-day conference can be a massive headache. From finding a great corporate event space to coordinating with. Corporate Innovation

How Amazon Innovates

Innovation Excellence

In 2014, Stephenie Landry was finishing up her one-year stint as Technical Advisor to Jeff Wilke, who oversees Amazon’s worldwide consumer business, which is a mentor program that allows high potential executives to shadow a senior leader and learn first-hand.

Building the future of innovation through tech

Board of Innovation

We're using the most cutting-edge technology to innovate innovation. Here's how we're embracing machine learning, one digital tool at a time. The post Building the future of innovation through tech appeared first on Board of Innovation. Culture Artificial intelligence innovation managers Internet of Things (IoT) machine learning tech lab technology virtual reality

IBM Is Building A Network To Drive The Future Of Quantum Computing

Digital Tonto

In the quantum era, collaboration is increasingly becoming a competitive advantage. Related posts: The Very Strange—And Fascinating— Ideas Behind Quantum Computing. Here’s What Our Quantum Future. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Innovation New Era of Innovation Quantum Computing

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.

How Do I Know When I’m Done with Customer Discovery?

Grasshopper Herder

Is the customer discovery process one of your pain points? Find out how many interviews you should do, how often, and how to process the information quickly so you can move on to your build in no time. The post How Do I Know When I’m Done with Customer Discovery? appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Customer Development Lean Startup User Experience & Research Customer Segmentation & Personas Generative Market Research Hypothesis Driven Development lean startup

Using Behavioral Intelligence to Create the Website of Tomorrow

Innovation Excellence

Every organization wants to be a leader in their industry. One way to get there? Creating an innovative, user-friendly site that thrills your audience. If you’re like most organizations, you’ve used data to guide your website improvement efforts.

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How to Create Clarity of Purpose in an Innovative Environment

IdeaScale

Innovation is sometimes at odds with what many managers want, which is to improve the efficiency with which current processes operate. Innovation takes a different approach than finding efficiency improvements. While innovation can and should improve efficiency, it often steps outside “how it’s done” to develop new ways of thinking and doing. When a company or other organization has a clear purpose, it’s easier to accept innovation.

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Strategic foresight: learning from Steve Jobs

Norbert Bol

Steve Jobs is often described as a visionary who was willing to take actions that reshaped a range of industries such as software, computers, cloud computing, tablet computing, cellphones, music, TV and movies.

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.

6 simple points to address in a startup

IdeaSpies

When you are starting a business you will experience many difficulties and stressful times, as well as fun. You can overcome difficulties if you address some crucial points right at the beginning of the business.

Problem Seeking 101

Innovation Excellence

The 12 steps to biomedical innovation starts with being a problem seeker, not a problem solver. Eventually, to be successful, customer problems and solutions need to meld around a VAST business model i.e. one that is not just profitable, but that demonstrates: 1.

How not to fall in love with your prototype

Board of Innovation

Prototypes are disposable. Build it just good enough to learn, frame and test user behaviours, and move on. Here's what most people get wrong about prototyping, and our advice and tips on how to get it right. The post How not to fall in love with your prototype appeared first on Board of Innovation. Expertise design thinking prototyping tools rapid prototyping

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Innovation Assessment: Is Your Company Lagging Behind?

Moves the Needle

Transforming your organization such that it is continuously innovating -- continuously looking for ways to improve existing products, finding new growth opportunities or reinventing the future -- is a long, difficult journey. Like all business initiatives, enterprise transformation should be driven by a company’s vision and corporate strategy. To complete the journey, people must know where they’re going, why they’re going there, and how they’re going to get there.

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.

Using Mobile Apps to Transform Business Processes

Daniel Burrus

As our need for just-in-time information flourishes, our reliance on traditional technological processes has decreased significantly. The shift from personal computers to mobile devices has picked up now more than ever. It is difficult to determine whether stationary computers will vanish into obscurity; however, there is no doubt that mobile devices are here to stay. Our reliance on these ingenious pieces of technology is overwhelming.

Here’s How Investors Are Adapting To The New Era Of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

In recent decades, innovation has become almost synonymous with digital technology. That wasn’t always true, of course. Long before the microchip was invented, we built an industrial economy based on electricity and internal combustion, harnessed the power of the atom and developed life-saving cures. Nevertheless, lately everything seems to be digital. Entrepreneurs who create software. Finance Innovation Investing

The Laws of Success with Albert-László Barabási

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: I had always suspected that success and performance are not always related, but the research by Albert Barabasi now shows that this looks to be definitely the case. Albert is a network scientist and has been involved in some very interesting research trying to find the formula for success.

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“Lean Startup, or Business Model Design, or Design Thinking?” is the Wrong Question

Leanstack

In order to achieve breakthrough innovation, you shouldn’t be limiting yourself to any one of these frameworks, but rather using all three…and possibly more. The bigger context You don’t get a gold star for following process, but achieving results?—?specifically, specifically, business model results.

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.

Relationship Marketing For Financial Businesses

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Relationship marketing is a long-term marketing strategy, which builds personalized relationships with customers, creating an improved financial service experience, based on customer loyalty and two-way dialogue.

Ideation Pitfalls Part 1: The Herd Effect

Innovation Excellence

Most companies don’t have a problem with generating innovation ideas. Many are awash with ideas. The problem is usually working out which ideas to resource and investigate further. And it is this process of initial idea evaluation that is often flawed.

Why Do Startups Fail?

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: There has been enough written about startups and reasons why almost all of them fail. So, why write another post about this? Even though there is no dearth of resources (blogs, videos, books, stories, etc) on reasons why startups fail and how to avoid them, I don’t see any reduction in the failure rates of startups; I don’t see them learning from the mistakes of other failed startups; I don’t see them focus on the right things that can help them avoid failure.

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How to use AI in E-commerce

IdeaSpies

Do you run an e-commerce store that sells fast moving products or services? Well, if you do, then you are lucky. Research by Statistica shows that in 2018, total e-commerce sales hit $2.8 trillion. It is expected that this figure will significantly increase in 2019, and might hit $4.88

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.