Crowdsourcing vs. Focus Groups: A Comparative Review

IdeaScale

Companies use crowdsourcing for product innovation and focus groups for market research to gather the most relevant and useful data. While focus groups have been around for years, crowdsourcing only became possible after the proliferation of the internet.

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De Beers Group’s GemFair™ and Tracr™ move into RocketSpace Campus in London

Rocketspace

debeers group corporate innovation partnership

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Group dynamics and ranking

Beyond the Obvious

Before we start ranking I want you to think about group dynamics for a second. Ideally you will have somewhere between five and ten people participating in your ideation group. Book Book Excerpts group dynamics idea ranking ideation group Killer Questions Ranking ranking system

How the Altice Group is leading innovation in Portugal

Exago

Between 2015 and 2017, the group devoted over 200 million euros to activities connected to innovation, almost twice as much as the second company featured in a study recently published by the national Directorate-General of Education and Science Statistics. The post How the Altice Group is leading innovation in Portugal appeared first on Exago.

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How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Peer Group “Scaling-Up”: Initial Survey Results

Innovation Excellence

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Building an Innovation and Insights Group from Scratch

Braden Kelley

Many of you reading this have created or operated innovation or insights programs for organizations of a variety of sizes, or are curious about how to go about it.

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BP Technology Group

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Stephen Cook is Chief Commercial Officer, Group Technology at BP since 2017, committed to commercial deals in technology-related business development, also cultivating and delivering capability in technology strategy, and intelligence. . Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Accelerator BP Corporate accelerator Entrepreneur Incubation intrapreneur Start-up Stephen Cook

Jive 2019 User Groups - Let's get the party started!

AureaWorks

User groups are small regional meetings where users of a common software platform come together to meet new people, learn how others are solving problems, and share experiences. User groups can be regular affairs with some meeting monthly, while others quarterly or just a few times a year.

De Beers Group And RocketSpace Collaborate on Technology-Driven Business Transformation Solutions

Rocketspace

San Francisco - September 27, 2018 - RocketSpace , a Silicon Valley-based external innovation consulting company announced that it is collaborating with De Beers Group on a number of digital and technological transformation initiatives, leveraging RocketSpace’s corporate innovation consulting services. Corporate-Startup Partnerships Founders Business Development Corporate Innovation Innovation

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BP Technology Group, how technology can impact the energy industry out to 2050

Innovation Excellence

Stephen Cook is Chief Commercial Officer, Group Technology at BP since 2017, committed to commercial deals in technology-related business development, also cultivating and delivering capability in technology strategy, and intelligence.

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Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions. But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

How to Build an Innovation and Insights Group from Scratch

Innovation Excellence

Operating an innovation program or leading an insights group is definitely much different than creating one. Many of you reading this have created or operated innovation or insights programs for organizations of a variety of sizes, or are curious about how to go about it.

How To Staff Your Innovation Group

helloFUTURE

You can go back here to read the full post, but in short, the DoIts are the action takers, the ones… The post How To Staff Your Innovation Group appeared first on hellofuture. Fill It Full Of Doits, And You’ll Never Be Short Of Ideas A while back, I wrote a blog post about the two kinds of people in the world, the ShouldWes and the DoIts.

Why You Need a Gremlin Group

Innovation Excellence

True story. A brilliant engineer, one of the smartest people I’ve met, was confident that his 6-year old daughter would win the annual school science contest called the Great Egg-Drop Challenge.

Customer Case: Engaging large groups for idea generation

IdeaHunt

Customer Case: Engaging large groups for idea generation

Introducing Challenge Groups

HunchBuzz

Challenge Groups is a new way to think about your challenge structure and the topography of your organization. Challenge Groups. Challenge groups (or "themes") provide a way to present a number of challenges together based on any criteria you choose, whether by topic area, geographical location, organizational boundaries or any other factor of your choice. Create subcommunities with Challenge Groups.

Measuring Innovation Performance

are in terms of quality (as discerned by an expert group). Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to. measure innovation performance. INTRODUCTION Constantly ?nding nding new and better ways to serve customers well, which can confer a.

MCA Groupe Solver Spotlight

Innocentive

To find out, we spoke to Camille Pinard, Structured Projects Manager at the MCA GROUPE – a global engineering and high-tech consulting company and two-time winners of InnoCentive Challenges ( 9933751 and 9933755 ).

Podcast: How Innovation Groups Build Resilience

Peer Insight

How do innovation groups build resilience and what does it mean to them? Clay Maxwell dives deep on this question and others as he reflects on learnings he’s had from conversations with innovation leaders in our second podcast on corporate innovation group wins and woes.

Wins & Woes of Innovation Groups: Part 2

Peer Insight

See Part I for more wins & woes of innovation groups. See Part 3 for more wins & woes of innovation groups. The post Wins & Woes of Innovation Groups: Part 2 appeared first on Peer Insight.

Creative Diversity – What group will drive implementation success?

BrainZooming

Originally, the goal was simply bringing a diverse group together from across the company. That is a great lesson whenever you are thinking about selecting a diverse group of participants for a strategic or creative thinking workshop.

How to Get the Most from Your Business Networking Group

Innovators Alliance

Business-to-business networking groups present many opportunities to expand your knowledge, learn from the success of others, foster strong relationships, and tell others about your business. So, what do you need to do to get the most from your business networking group?

7 Ways Groups Can Collaborate on Fun Strategic Planning

BrainZooming

An executive responsible for strategy planning who was downloading our eBook on 11 Fun Strategic Planning Ideas posed an important question: How can you successfully identify and try new ways to get internal groups working together on strategic planning?

3 Ways to Find Strong Creative Thinking Skills in Logic-Oriented Groups

BrainZooming

I was talking with someone who was wondering aloud about how to boost the creative thinking skills of a group made up primarily of fact- and logic-driven individuals. 3 Ways to Find Strong Creative Thinking Skills in Logic-Oriented Groups. Have the Group Perform an Abstract Task.

3 Types of People You Need in Your B2B Networking Group

Innovators Alliance

We all know the value of business-to-business networking groups; they present opportunities to expand your knowledge, learn from the success and failures of others, foster strong relationships, and share your own business experiences. How to Get the Most from Your Business Networking Group.

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Using Games to Help Your Group Create Amazing Products

Innovation Excellence

Games can also be applied to innovation, which is the topic of the book “Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play.”

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Peer Group “Scaling-Up”: Initial Survey Results

Integrative Innovation

In the Peer Group we find companies from. Penny Schiffer , Head of Swisscom Startup Initiatives, and her team hosted a group of 15 senior managers from the joining companies and us. In the view of the Peer Group, the soft factors are even more critical than the hard factors.

Turn Your Diverse Group into a Team

The Human Factor

Hiring a diverse range of people sounds easy enough but when you have a group of individuals who all have completely different backgrounds, personalities and experiences, how do you gel them into a team? Invest in the Group…. Image source. Contributed post –.

Preserving Centuries of Corporate Memory at Lloyds Banking Group

AureaWorks

Preserving Centuries of Corporate Memory at Lloyds Banking Group | Jive Software. lloyds banking groupWe recently sat down with the company’s collaboration programme lead, Mark Mazza , in advance of his colleague Dan Thomas ’ presentation at the upcoming Aurea Experience 18 conference in Munich. Mark shared insight into how Jive is helping Lloyds constantly adapt and change to customers’ needs. Read more here!

Apportioning Blame When a Group Failure Occurs

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikimedia Commons Do all team members receive an equal portion of blame when a group failure occurs? The senior people did not experience a drop in their citation rate relative to the control group, while the junior faculty members did. blame failure groups teams

Innovation Circle by Innovation360 Group at IAOIP’s Innova-Con

Innovation 360 Group

Innovation 360 GroupInnovation360 Group is collaborating with The International Association of Innovation Professionals, to deliver the following events at Innova-Con 2018. VIP Innovation Circle hosted by Innovation360 Group at Innova-Con.

10 Skills You Need to Nurture in Your Innovation Group

InnovationManagement

Organizational innovation requires discipline. And like any other discipline, it requires monitoring and training to make sure that you’re on the cutting edge of your capabilities. But what skills should you focus on building and how can you track your progress? Strategies accountability collaboration employee engagement goals implementation innovation culture innovation fitness leadership open innovation reporting skills management trend

What It Takes To Conduct A Strong And Prosperous Group

The Human Factor

A group of employees or a group of partners running a business all need to be functioning well so that potentially good results to come to fruition. The post What It Takes To Conduct A Strong And Prosperous Group appeared first on The Human Factor. image source.

If You Want To Change The World, You Need To Start With Small Groups, Loosely Connected But United By A Shared Purpose

Digital Tonto

Where most movements for change go wrong is that they try to overpower rather than to attract Related posts: If You Want To Change The World, You Need To Start With A Keystone Change. How Successful. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Movements Transformation

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Generate Great Ideas from a Cluster of Strangers

Destination Innovation

I recently ran a workshop for a group of CEOs of small companies from different sectors and industries. They then described this to the group for comment and feedback. The whole group would then move on to the next person’s situation and make suggestions for them.

Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed

Innovation 360 Group

The post Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed. Black Belt. Purpose. Mastering Innovation Management. Ready for a lifelong learning journey. Content. Insights and learnings. Elements of Innovation – Mastering the Theory. Creating Echo Systems and Eco System Innovation. Regional Development: Triple Helix and Innovation. Competence/People Management – Linking Innovation to HR. Digitalization, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence – Linking to technology. Excel in ideation.

Structuring an Innovation Group for IoT

Innovation Leader

“Do any of your members or partners have any thoughts on how to think about the integration process re: smart devices or the Internet of Things?” Get answers

How Schibsted Media Group Used Empathy and Evidence to Validate New Ideas

Moves the Needle

Schibsted Media Group Case Study Founded in 1839, Schibsted Media Group is a Norwegian media group with operations in 29 countries, the most important being Norway and Sweden.

3 Reasons To Attend the Sophia User Group Meeting

Wellspring

While there are many reasons to attend the Sophia User Group Meeting, some are better than others. To help, we've summarized some of the best below

3 Reasons To Attend the Sophia User Group Meeting

Wellspring

While there are many reasons to attend the Sophia User Group Meeting, some are better than others. To help, we've summarized some of the best below

The Innovation Hotline: How Colruyt Group is Championing Intrapraneurship with Collaborative Idea Generation

Qmarkets

Colruyt Group is a great case in point. Although the name Colruyt has historically been synonymous with the popular supermarkets chain, today that is only one component of the multifaceted Colruyt Group. Outstanding Results – How Colruyt Group Maximized Innovation ROI.

One2Team Now Recognized for Innovation by All Top 3 Research Analyst Groups

One2Team

At One2Team, we are positively obsessive about elegance and innovation. And this week, we’re thrilled to see unanimous analyst recognition for this focus. News & Team Industry Insights