13 Guidelines for Navigating the New Decade Ahead

Innovation Excellence

In 2009, after a speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Summit (Russia’s Davos), I wandered into a panel discussion on the topic of trade wars, led by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. My thought was: “why this topic?”

Five Magic Imagination Guidelines

Gregg Fraley

Five Magic Imagination Guidelines. You hear it so often that it becomes one of those things that you really don’t think about it. “Use your imagination” is the phrase or thought that I’m talking about. I believe that many of us actually fear our own imagination.

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Mystical guidelines for creating great user experiences

Boxes and Arrows

The Jewish Torah teaches that the Creator created our world through ten utterances–for example, “let there be light.” ” The Jewish mystical tradition explains that these utterances correspond with ten stages in the process of creation.

Process Development Guidelines – Implementing a Project Portfolio Management Process


Project Portfolio Management process development guidelines. The guidelines apply equally to both a software and a non-software based approach (meaning project portfolio management process tools like ours are not a prerequisite to getting value from the document).

ISO 56000 Guidelines on Innovation Management: Updates and the Road Ahead

Innovation 360 Group

Innovation360’s Sten Jacobson split his time at the summit between finalizing documents on innovation management assessments and developing guidelines for idea management. While there will be finely detailed guidelines for tool, methods and other inovation techniques, there will not be any formal requirement that could be used for certification in this first release of the ISO 56000 series of standars.

Protected: Process Development Guidelines – Implementing a Phase Gate Process for Project Management


To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Process Development Guidelines – Implementing a Phase Gate Process for Project Management appeared first on Bubble PPM Software. This content is password protected. Resource Downloads innovation new product development phase gate process PMO Project Management Project Portfolio Management resource management

ISO56000 Guidelines on Innovation Management: Updates and the Road Ahead

Innovation 360

Innovation360’s Sten Jacobson split his time at the summit between finalizing documents on innovation management assessments and developing guidelines for idea management. While there will be finely detailed guidelines for tool, methods and other inovation techniques, there will not be any formal requirement that could be used for certification in this first release of the 56000 series of standars.

6 Guidelines for a Great Strategic Thinking Workshop


6 Guidelines for a Great Strategic Thinking Workshop. We put this infographic together for a client today to distill The Brainzooming Group approach into a few images depicting what we do to pave the way for a great strategic thinking workshop.

Marketers Must Learn to Anticipate Content Trends

Daniel Burrus

Do you remember when MTV was the best way to get in front of the teen and young adult audience? Once mobile technology became popular, it didn’t take long for that age group to be on the move. In no time, videos were streaming on iTunes. Though teens continued to watch, viewership dropped.

How to Turn Your Hobby Into Your Job (Without Losing Your Passion)

Entrepreneur - Innovation

All it requires is following three crucial guidelines. Starting a Business

Simple Things That Could Hold You Back in Your Transformation Journey

Rmukesh Gupta

A good combination – Policies & Guidelines: I think what would be a better way to achieve our goals with policies is to have a mix of policies and guidelines. Some starting points to think about guidelines. For everything else, that depends on the judgement of the people in a given situation: Create guidelines for everything else & keep them simple to understand and easy to implement. Simple Things by Mukesh Gupta. Do we still need policies.

Risk Radar : How to Succeed in Uncertain Times


Your email inbox is probably full of guidelines and warnings about the immediate effects of the Coronavirus outbreak. For a change, we thought about the long-term impact of these uncertain times aiming to unearth the key risks and potential mitigation strategies. Opportunity Spaces

The Scale-Up Canvas

Innovation Excellence

How can you put innovation to work? Take these examples


The ‘Oslo Manual: Guidelines for Collecting and Interpreting Innovation Data’ (3rd Edition, 2005) defines four. What is innovation? We can say it’s about R&D and S&T, but it’s also radical, disruptive, incremental and social innovation, as well as innovation competencies.

How Adobe’s Legal Group Met the Challenges of Innovation

Innovation Leader

How do you create legal guidelines for employee innovation that allow people try new things, but keep a company out of hot water? Donna Kolnes of Adobe explains

ISO 56002 - A Global Guide for Innovation Management


The first global standard for innovation management has arrived - ISO 56002, and as early as 2017 we reported in an article on the new ISO standard - formerly known as ISO 50501, a guideline for the promotion of innovation and innovation management systems in companies.

How the Game Show Network Runs Hackathons

Innovation Leader

The cable network's digital game development studio spells out the goals, process, guidelines, and awards for its quarterly employee hackathon

Davos, we have a blockchain problem


He calls upon the blockchain community to better define the term and establish proper guidelines for its application.

6 Pitfalls to Avoid in Innovation Development


Having guidelines in place to thoroughly vet ideas, value diverse opinions, prioritize scalable and sustainable results, and other areas of innovation management can set you up for success over the long term.

5 Steps Towards a Clear Focus to Any Business Challenge

Innovation Excellence

Use these 5 guidelines to make sure your focus is razor sharp. It’s essential to phrase your focus properly. If you ask the wrong question you will simply end up with useless answers. Continue reading → Creativity Experience Innovation Innovation Business Challenge focus focus question

How to Avoid Design Transfer Failure

Innovation Excellence

The pharmaceutical and medical devices industries have a long history of design transfer, complete with detailed definitions and procedure guidelines to help steer the design transfer team, and they still run into issues. Design transfer involves moving an approved design into production.

Top Challenges for Open Innovation and How to Solve Them


Before you launch a challenge or send an invitation, sit down with your team and create some realistic, clear guidelines to filter the ideas you receive internally and to allow those crafting a proposal to understand the challenge better. Sometimes an innovation finds you.

Organizational Design: Clearing the Runway for Collaboration and Breakthrough Thinking

Innovation Excellence

Leaders clearly articulate the guidelines for the decision, whether that be a budget, timeline, or benchmark goal; and teams or staff make autonomous decisions within those guidelines. and asks teams to propose action within these guidelines.

What Are The Key Success Factors For Applying Innovation In An Organization?


Most importantly, there are general guidelines which any organization can apply. How do you put creativity to work? How do you implement it so it delivers innovation? What does a culture of innovation look like?

How Inovation Affects Leadership and Reskilling: Industry 4.0 Case

Idea to Value

However, before businesses can tap into them, they need the right strategic guidelines in place. The fourth industrial revolution is no longer just something that companies need to prepare for – it’s a reality that has already arrived.

#1,638 – Landing AI

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A relatively simple computer based system from Landing AI that uses a neural net to keep tabs on individuals, making sure they are adhering to strict social distancing guidelines by not getting too close to one another.

Collaboration During Pandemics Through The Modern Digital Workplace


Modern cloud-based intranets are a great way to quickly send official announcements like alerts, precautions, personalized guidelines, updates across the organization. Provide guidelines on how they can customize their solutions to prioritize voice, collaboration and video traffic.

How to Practice The Art of The Possible


These people are the ones who want clear guidelines and results, they are prone to saying the two deadliest words in business : prove it. This is what drives innovation , not clear cut guidelines that mimic the core business with the goal of delivering incremental results.

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#1,707 – Zero-Touch Technology

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Instead, office spaces will likely undergo radical overhauls to enforce social distancing guidelines and ensure the safety of employees. Employers are anxious to re-open their offices, to return to normal. But it won’t be business as usual when and if we do return.

Redefining HR – Supporting the “Future of Work”


You may need to develop new HR policies and guidelines in this regard, too. I’ve had a number of conversations over the past couple months focusing on the role of HR and how it might help large enterprises redefine the “future of work.”. This sounds pretty futuristic and high-end, but the more I have these conversations, the more this one fact becomes clear: the way enterprises have been structured (and thus the HR systems and policies developed to support these structures) is antiquated.

Innovating in the digital age- a terrific report

Paul Hobcraft

The report from Arthur D Little “ Innovating in the digital age- a cross-industry exploration ” has to be the one report that really stands out for me from this year. I highly recommend it.

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Meet the yet2 Team ? Congcong Xue


This information can direct us with better scouting and filtering guidelines and help us to avoid pitfalls. This is one in a series of blog posts where we highlight members of the global yet2 team.

13 Strategic Thinking Questions to Imagine a Radically Different Future


Need to challenge your team to being imagining the future, realizing it may look hardly anything like today ? Originating in a long-term future visioning exercise we designed and facilitated for a client, we developed these questions to prompt a group’s thinking about dramatic future change.

Innovation Fear


Fortunately, it is easy to manage this problem by posting a provocative challenge statement and offering some guidelines that define what sorts of ideas you’re looking for.

The Most Innovative Generation May Not Be Who You Think


A standing guideline for any innovation strategy is to ask detailed questions, and your older workforce, in particular, should be asked for their opinions and organizational history in detail. Generations need to work together for innovation.

#1,658 – Webcam Haircuts

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

People who have been protesting stay at home orders have got their priorities all out of whack.

Don't break the rules - become flexible and agile

Jeffrey Phillips

Businesses form their own, mostly intangible "rules" based on past history, profit guidelines and management experience. I've read yet another good and insightful piece on success in digital transformation, which relies on an unfortunate metaphor - one about "breaking the rules".

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Strategic Thinking Questions – An Early Checkpoint for this Year


I needed a new way to express myself last night. That’s why instead of typing out nine strategic thinking questions from various business conversations (and contemplations) so far this week, I decided to Sharpie marker and share them with you in this image.

The Role of Data in a successful digital transformation journey


Governance, be it for a country, state or data, entails a universal model with a set of defined roles, guidelines, processes and policies. The guidelines on how interactions with various departments of an organization should be defined, maintained and scaled to achieve business goals.

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#1,663 – Social Distancing Blanket

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

But in actuality not everyone is capable of adhering to social distance guidelines. It sounds simple enough. Standing six feet apart from another person. It’s why grocery stores have actually placed stand here markers on the floor and created one way aisles.

When Information Design is a Matter of Life or Death

Boxes and Arrows

Adding to the design challenge is the fact that the guidelines for how medicine information leaflets are designed changes from country to country, and the guidelines are often vague. Guideline on the readability of the labelling and package leaflet of medicinal products for human use.

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Taming Blue Sky Ideation: Collecting Ideas that are Both Novel and Valuable


In two blog entries, I provide guidelines to help you go broad, avoid pitfalls, and collect ideas that are valuable and relevant to your organization. I frequently hear from some clients the desire or need to hold “general” or “blue sky” campaigns. “We We don’t want to limit them.”

Planning A Safe Return To Work

The Human Factor

Social distancing guidelines recommend a minimum of 1 metre between people, so bare this in mind when reconfiguring workspaces to suit new laws. With the pandemic loosening its grip on the globe, many people are now able to get back to work in an attempt to rebuild the economy.