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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.

3 TED Talks That Anyone Working in Transportation Innovation Needs to Watch

Rocketspace

2018 was a bumper year for mobility technology and for transportation.

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.

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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Calculating the ROI for Your Idea Management System Launch

IdeaScale

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

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

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.

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.

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

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Be Brave To Innovate

Phil McKinney

Did you know the opposite of bravery is not cowardice? The opposite of bravery is conformity. Doing everything the same way that everybody else does it, being like everybody else, thinking the same way everybody else does. Conformity is the “safe” approach which actually puts us at more risk.

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.

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.

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

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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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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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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Is it Intrapreneurship or Innovation?

InnovationManagement

Intrapreneurship and innovation are intrinsically linked ideas when you’re talking about corporate innovation programs. Whether you’re calling it a corporate accelerator, an organizational incubator, an innovation management program, you’re relying on the thinkers, creators and mobilizers to share their inspiration and find ways to integrate that value into your organization. Creative Leadership Organization & Culture

Keep your users passionate in a positive way

Beyond the Obvious

I’ve never shopped at the online craft marketplace Etsy.com. I’m not often in the market for hand-knitted iPod cozies, customized guitar cables, or the like. However, since 2005 Etsy.com has signed more than 400,000 merchants and nearly seven million users.

Why Google Can No Longer Innovate – According to a 13-Year Veteran

Innovation Excellence

Four lessons that are at the core of why so many successful businesses eventually fail. Steve Yegge strapped on his parachute and jumped out of a perfectly good airplane, in fact, by any measure, it was not only safe but one of the world’s most successful and invincible planes. OK, he didn’t really go skydiving. Innovation Google

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!