We need to shift from scalable efficiency to scalable learning.

Paul Hobcraft

We need to shift from scalable efficiency to scalable learning but how can we liberate creative energy, how can we achieve higher engagement? Learning from failures needs to be part of this. Let me offer some thoughts on this engagement need. It underpins engagement.

Innovation Capital Lies Within Organizational Learning

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation will lack that essential organization innovation rhythm, and it will stay disconnected for many and will be frustrating your own evolution in understanding if it does not become an organizational learning need. Let’s start with the vast knowledge inside the organization, as this forms learning capital. See how you can learn from these: These elements can be described as follows: Innovation strategy relates to strategic choices a firm makes regarding its innovation.

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Forget Best Practice, Think Always Of Learning Next Practice

Paul Hobcraft

We are all presently learning a new practice. We need to ditch much of the endeavors that make up a legacy of past practice, and think forward, to which the term next practice becomes the learning spot.

Those that learn to frame the Strategic Innovation discussion are the big winners

Paul Hobcraft

Constructing an innovation conversation framework is never easy, we all come at it in different ways and when it comes to those strategic conversations, we feel a sense of panic and growing tension as our messages begin to fray at the edges and slip more into tactical, the more we talk.

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!

A New Integrated Innovation Engagement System

Paul Hobcraft

Through a blend of pattern recognition, predictive analytics and exploring cognitive computing we can change much with innovation” “We have been steadily learning to adapt what we knew inside an organization with what we should increasingly listen to outside it. In my view I visualize a new integrated innovation engagement platform to be like this shown below. I’d love to engage on this to realize its potential.

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Driving Innovation through Employee Engagement - Shift your Focus

Imaginatik

We want to engage employees in innovation. We believe there’s another way – a better way – and it starts by ensuring your focus is on Driving Innovation through employee engagement. So if the approach in the past has focused on engagement & crowdsourcing, what would it mean to Drive Innovation along with employee engagement? It means we are actively engaging employees in the journey (not just in incremental ideation).

3 Vital Employee Engagement Strategies for Winning Ideas

BrainZooming

One reveals an important lesson as you develop employee engagement strategies. 3 Vital Employee Engagement Strategies for Winning Ideas. The obvious lesson relative to employee engagement strategies is simple: Listen to, consider, and act on smart ideas from team members. If you are serious about seeking employee input , be sure to effectively address these three employee engagement strategies: Structure. There’s no single approach to engage employees.

A light-bulb moment in Innovation Learning

Paul Hobcraft

Over the past few weeks, or is it months or is it even years, I have been constantly thinking through how we are learning in our innovation understanding. I was reading an article by Josh Bersin, called “ the disruption of digital learning: ten things we have learned” Josh is the founder of Bersin by Deloitte and this article was on one of his LinkedIn Pulse views. ” It is a “way of learning” not a “type of learning.”

5 Innovation Engagement Best Practices

IdeaScale

Not every innovation program has developed the communications skill set necessary to engage a global workforce or customer base in sharing ideas, developing ideas, and collaborating. That’s why we get a lot of questions about how to run a successful innovation engagement campaign. Learn more about how to run a successful innovation engagement campaign. The post 5 Innovation Engagement Best Practices appeared first on IdeaScale.

Community Engagement Tips

IdeaScale

We asked our Innovation Strategists at IdeaScale to share some community engagement tips: “Post a video of a key high-level sponsor showing support for the campaigns that you’re running. It’s the best part of chatting with someone, after all: learning about them. It’s a great way to show that you’re listening and a great way to generate further engagement. Each launch is a chance to experiment and learn. The post Community Engagement Tips appeared first on IdeaScale.

Business Models Changing the Landscape of Growth and Innovation

Speaker: Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President, Innovationedge

Companies these days cannot afford to stand still! Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge and a visionary business leader, will share best practices of companies who are defining and implementing new business models. These business models are used to create new pathways to value and deliver growth in today’s business climate. She will lead you on a journey through business model basics and describe how companies are taking innovation strategy to the next level while tackling the current challenges of talent management and innovation fatigue.

How USTER achieved employee engagement of 70%

Ideanote

USTER’s dedication to innovation is evident not only from its prominent role as a market leader within the industry of textile machinery, numerous patents and 4500 happy customers worldwide but also engagement on their Ideanote space. We reached out to Giovanni to learn about how USTER surpassed their employee-engagement expectations and how your team can do the same. Why do you think USTER is so successful in engaging their team in the process of ideation?

Top 9 Actionable Employee Engagement Ideas and Activities

Acuvate

In today’s competitive business world employee engagement is an essential element in creating a positive work culture and a productive workforce. Organizations with engaged employees perform better than those without by whopping 202%. This is the reason employee engagement gets top precedence in the workplace strategy. When employees feel engaged, appreciated and considered a part of something bigger than just a “job,” they feel happier and strive to be more productive.

Innovative Ways for Your Employees to “Always Be Learning”

InnovationManagement

The post Innovative Ways for Your Employees to “Always Be Learning” appeared first on Innovation Management. Training & Education chief learning officer ed-tech elearning Employee Engagement employee training learning learning programs networking professional development skills development vrOne of the most significant investments any business can make is in its staff.

Accelerating Innovation Learning Pathways

Innovation Excellence

Having failed to successfully engage, train and retain a few millennials in my global innovation culture consulting, education and coaching business, I hit the proverbial pause button, and asked myself, why isn’t it working out? Build Capability Change Culture & Values Europe Innovation Co-creating Conversations Conversational Agility Disruptive Innovation failure future Innovation Conversations Innovation Management innovative thinking Learning Theory U

Employee engagement and innovation

hackerearth

Researchers across the world agree that engaged employees drive the culture of true innovation in successful companies. What is employee engagement? Even leaders who do value their employees frequently mistake employee satisfaction for employee engagement. Giving your employees free food coupons, spa membership, or other such perks can sure make them happy, but these don’t translate into meaningful engagement. Gallup employee engagement survey results.

Measuring Innovation Performance

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Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures

Tullio Siragusa

Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures. People who find their work meaningful are happy, better engaged, and able to deliver exceptional results for the business.”. Belonging is the crucial piece of the puzzle to building highly engaged cultures, leading to better collaboration and problem-solving.”. However, it can be learned and developed through coaching, training, or developmental opportunities and initiatives. “

Improving Workforce Engagement in Your Purpose-Driven Workplace

IdeaScale

And, when it comes to workforce engagement, exceptional employees care about work that has a positive impact on society. Even more, they will grow and learn within your organization, helping you create a deep well of talent for promotions over time. A survey by Deloitte showed that 73% of employees who say they work for a purpose-driven company are engaged, whereas only 23% of employees are engaged at companies that are not purpose driven.

Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures

Tullio Siragusa

Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures. People who find their work meaningful are happy, better engaged, and able to deliver exceptional results for the business.”. Belonging is the crucial piece of the puzzle to building highly engaged cultures, leading to better collaboration and problem-solving.”. However, it can be learned and developed through coaching, training, or developmental opportunities and initiatives. “

Millennial Engagement in the workplace: 4 Actionable Tips

Acuvate

One of the biggest reasons concerning millennials’ attrition is their lack of engagement in the workplace. According to research by Gallup , only 29% of millennials are engaged in the workplace, indicating that only three in 10 are emotionally and behaviorally connected to their job and organisation. Millennials want an engaging work culture where they feel a sense of bonding with the work and seek career satisfaction. So how can organizations successfully engage millennials?

Make Employee Engagement Part of Your Innovation Strategy

IdeaScale

However, a surprising number of employees don’t feel engaged or interested in their workplace. Employee engagement and excitement can make the difference between an industry leader and an also-ran, and often your innovation strategy is the key to exciting your employees. Employees often don’t engage in a workplace because they believe their company thinks of them as disposable cogs and what they do doesn’t matter. To learn more, request a demo.

Developing continuous learning

ImagineNation

In the same way, new platforms, products and services, business models and other emerging creative surprises are, disrupting the learning game. To promote this “sold out” event, The Churchill Cub shared “keeping up with our changing world of work requires access to continuous learning and micro credentials to attain the bite sized chunks of knowledge we need. To also develop the skills required to surmount future challenges, so what then, is the role of continuous learning?

Eight Tips to Improve Employee Engagement in 2020

IdeaScale

There’s nothing more important to innovation than an engaged, thoughtful workforce. Everyone looks to the top to understand what’s expected of them, so engaging with, thinking about, and discussing innovation will encourage them to do the same. Building innovation in your organization starts with having engaged, thoughtful teams, and it’ll be an ongoing process. To learn more about an innovation management platform to help, request a demo.

How Are Innovative Learning Platforms Influencing the Future of Work?

InnovationManagement

Motivation has obviously shifted from those times towards more engaging, complex, and fulfilling work. The post How Are Innovative Learning Platforms Influencing the Future of Work? Enabling Factors e-learning efficiency elearning learning platform personal development professional developmentTechnology has been transforming the workplace for some time now.

Employee Engagement in 2020 – Meeting the Needs of Millennials

Kainexus

They want the opportunity to learn and grow while making a living that will support their families. That's leading to a change in the traditional approach to employee engagement. Company picnics and Employee of the Month programs are giving way to more meaningful engagement strategies. Leadership Employee Engagement Improvement CultureBy the end of next year, Millennials (those born between about 1980 and 2000) are expected to comprise half of the American workforce.

Innovation Hacks: Lessons Learned from Successful Startups

IdeaScale

Here are some lessons to learn from how startups innovate quickly and turn into established companies. You might consider overall time spent on the project, time from first meeting to product launch, customer feedback, or employee engagement. To learn more about the innovation process, join our newsletter today. The post Innovation Hacks: Lessons Learned from Successful Startups appeared first on IdeaScale. Why do startups have a head start in innovation?

Feature Friday: Enhanced Engagement Metrics

KindlingApp

In the short term, we encourage clients to focus on adoption of the program by looking at various forms of engagement in the platform. In the first few weeks after launching a program, low-risk forms of engagement like logging in, viewing, and voting on Ideas as well as adding comments are a common starting point, with higher forms of engagement like adding ideas and volunteering soon to follow. Engagement by Date makes the health of the program visible over time.

Best Practices for Internal Crowdsourcing: Lessons Learned from NASA

IdeaScale

Learn innovation and crowdsourcing strategy from NASA. NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation — a crowdsourcing platform — unveiled their best practices for approaches to problem-solving on a recent webinar in a move to share what they’ve learned to help others. You must also set expectations for challenge owners because engagement is critical to success. Do you want to know the secrets for success through internal crowdsourcing and innovation storytelling?

Lessons from Silicon Valley on Innovation and Engagement

IdeaScale

What lessons can the rest of the world learn from America’s technology heartland? The current state of technology can tell us a lot about how effective innovation strategy can drive consumer (and employee) engagement. Simply put, employee engagement matters. The ability of company stakeholders to lead organizational change, as well as the ways they engage their employees and their ability to address consumer demand play a crucial role in their longevity. ###.

Learning How Our Brain Learns, Unlearns and Learns Again

Rmukesh Gupta

I stumbled upon this amazing video which I think clearly articulates how our brain works, with respect to learning new skills. Brains are engaged when we try to learn something and once we do, ie, we create a neural pathway, it starts using that pathway for that task as a default without giving it any other thought, until it perceives a threat in continuing to using the same neural pathway, upon which, it again starts giving the task its full attention.

Lessons Learned About Innovation Communications from the City of Calgary

IdeaScale

In this case, the City of Calgary was a leader in generating engagement with their innovation program. This is perhaps the most important engagement tactic you can use: responsiveness. To learn more about the City of Calgary and their myCityInnovation program, download their case study. . The post Lessons Learned About Innovation Communications from the City of Calgary appeared first on IdeaScale. Case Study city of calgary crowdsourcing employee engagement engagemen

Strategic foresight: learning from Steve Jobs

Norbert Bol

Paul Ricoeur developed a theory about narrative and time (see figure 1) to explain how we can build a coherent stories learning from the past, the present and the future. 2019) introduce the concept of “ distentive capability”, which is the ability to create thinking and engagement in the present, the past and the unknown future while empowering us to probe our present in more meaningful ways. Strategic Management Business Communication Innovation Learning Strategy

Your Future Lies in Occupying the Innovation Job and Using the Skills it Provides

Paul Hobcraft

This list of skills we all need to increase is the source of innovation thinking, technology certainly gives us knowledge and insights but it is capabilities to “string this together” in connections that might not be capable to be provided on the pure reliance of algorithms, artificial intelligence or machine learning. Working in the innovation space offers you the opportunity to grow and learn what this means and how it works for you.

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Why Fostering Employee Engagement Also Fosters Innovation

IdeaScale

Employee engagement is what causes employees to want to give extra effort at work. Improve employee engagement and you build an environment that cultivates innovation. Employees who are engaged in their work feel as if they are making a real contribution, feel challenged but not overwhelmed, and believe their voice is heard. A workplace full of engaged employees is a wonderful thing. Employee Engagement, Innovation Correlated. High Engagement Companies.

Learning Platforms and Personal Learning Pathways

Guide 4 Innovating

My mind has been swirling around the significant changes taking place around learning. Not just in the time we have available, suggested recently as 25 minutes per week to stop and learn but in the variety of ways we can learn. I have been struck by the emphasis on personal learning and development. Our learning today is moving into two distinct parts. These are called “ macro-learning ” needs.

Adapting, Learning and Growing thru Uncertainty

ImagineNation

That was before we realized and accepted that adapting, learning and growing through uncertainty could be full of possibilities for reskilling, reinventing in and thriving in a world that would never be the same again. For me, it was an opportunity to adapt, learn and grow in a radically different innovation and entrepreneurship space that ultimately became a significant turning point, both professionally and personally. Adapting, learning and growing through uncertainty.

Adapting, Learning and Growing through Uncertainty

ImagineNation

That was before we realized and accepted that adapting, learning and growing through uncertainty could be full of possibilities for reskilling, reinventing in and thriving in a world that would never be the same again. For me, it was an opportunity to adapt, learn and grow in a radically different innovation and entrepreneurship space that ultimately became a significant turning point, both professionally and personally. Adapting, learning and growing through uncertainty.

Becoming A Learning Organization Enables Innovation and Growth

Tullio Siragusa

Becoming A Learning Organization Enables Innovation and Growth. It is rightly said that anyone who stops learning is old, doesn’t matter if they are twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays forever young.”. Similarly, organizations need to have a dynamic approach to learning and adapting to market trends. Organizations must embrace the concept of learning and apply it to all aspects within their structured team in order to thrive.

A Simple Guide to Building an Engaged Team

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: We don’t need tons of research to tell us the importance of having employees who are engaged in their work. The result of an engaged set of employees shows up when an employee goes beyond his call of duty to serve a customer or when a team gets formed organically to address some specific issue that has cropped up during the day. It is no surprise either when that having such an engaged workforce can and does become a true competitive advantage.

Building the Coordinates into your Innovation World

Paul Hobcraft

Shutting down someone else’s experience or thinking denies us the opportunity to learn and advance thinking. It does not matter if these are micro-learning moments (quick answers to immediate need) or those deeper more macro learning ones (to learn specifically a new subset of innovation), it is by having the opportunity to put different coordinates into your thinking that can be offered by the external advisor can bring significant value and save valuable time.

Do you recognize your innovators leaders position?

Paul Hobcraft

Often innovation succeeds or fails by the personal involvement and engagement of a ‘selected’ few. That ability to motivate staff for product battles and promotion of ‘launch and learn’ approach, leading to adapting quickly to improvements, re-launch cycles, and even recalls.