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?” Trade wars were not on most people’s radar, certainly not mine. But the question is: should they have been? Culture & Values Entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership future growth leadership strategy Mindset

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. That’s tragic, don’t be afraid. It occurs to me that most people have the desire, deep down, to use their imagination more — but have no idea how. Here’s how.

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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. Every creative process in the world ultimately follows this progression, because it is really a part of the continual unfolding of the world itself, in which we are co-creators.

Process Development Guidelines – Implementing a Project Portfolio Management Process

Bubblegroup

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). The post Process Development Guidelines – Implementing a Project Portfolio Management Process appeared first on Bubble PPM Software. Implementing a Project Portfolio Management process.

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

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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

BrainZooming

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. If you would like to go deeper on any of these topics, here are links to articles for each of the six areas: The Value of Strategic Thinking Questions. Sharing Ideas Openly and Actively. Writing, not Just Saying, Ideas.

Marketers Must Learn to Anticipate Content Trends

Daniel Burrus

Innovation Leadership Mobile Social Media Strategy Technology Transformation Trends 2019 Advantage Advertising Anticipate anticipatory Anticipatory Leader Anticipatory Organization audience Burrus Burrus Research Change Consumers Customers Daniel Burrus demographics Disruption Facebook guidelines for social media Hard Trend Methodology Hard Trends Instagram Marketing mass media media MTV multimedia opportunity regulation Snapchat target market targeted marketing tech Technotrends

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.

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

Common Questions About EHS Compliance Software

Kainexus

Many organizations have realized that this is the right time to consider a more formal approach to managing compliance with regulatory guidelines and perhaps going above and beyond what is required.

The Scale-Up Canvas

Innovation Excellence

4 Tips for Intrapreneurs Who Want to Scale-Up While there are many supporting methodologies to start an innovation project (design thinking, lean start-up, business model canvas, blue ocean,…), Lean scale-up by Ash Maurya provides precious guidelines, and metrics, but was not conceived with the case of a corporate start-up / intrapreneur project in mind.

Risk Radar : How to Succeed in Uncertain Times

ITONICS

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

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

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

#1,805 – Social Distancing is a Sign of Intelligence

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

If you don’t, there’s another way you can measure my intelligence: how well I’ve been following social distancing guidelines. Fast Company explains: “A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that people who comply with social distancing guidelines have better working memory capacity, which is an indicator of intelligence.” Does following social distancing guidelines mean you have higher intelligence?

ISO 56002 - A Global Guide for Innovation Management

ITONICS

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 can you put innovation to work? Take these examples

Exago

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. Read More. The post How can you put innovation to work? Take these examples appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Insights

6 Pitfalls to Avoid in Innovation Development

InnovationManagement

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. Before investing in your company’s innovation development, it’s important to develop a strategy for collecting and evaluating ideas.

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

Design Thinking Empathy Training

InnovationTraining.org

Traditional empathy maps often follow a four quadrant guideline that considers what the user or persona says, thinks, does, and feels. Learn how to gain empathy when practicing design thinking. Empathy is an important element in design thinking and human-centered design.

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. For most product development initiatives, the process of design transfer is complex with many moving parts, involving partners that are geographically widespread.

Davos, we have a blockchain problem

Xinova

He calls upon the blockchain community to better define the term and establish proper guidelines for its application. In Davos, blockchain expert and management consultant Eyal Shani discovered a widespread (and costly) misunderstanding of what blockchain actually is and where and how it should be used. There are three main areas in which true “blockchain” […]. The post Davos, we have a blockchain problem appeared first on Xinova. Business Insights

Top Challenges for Open Innovation and How to Solve Them

IdeaScale

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. In some situations, it may even fit your guidelines to acquire the product or license the patent. Sometimes an innovation finds you. Innovation works best when it incorporates a broad network of perspectives.

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

Game-Changer

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? There are no shortage of innovative companies to draw inspiration from who have been able to transform themselves. Though you can’t copy their culture and strategy, but you can certainly learn a few things.

Amplify Your Business by Working With an Influencer

The Human Factor

You can set guidelines, but it is their channel and we need to remember this. Conversely, if you’ve already set your sights on an individual for various reasons, setting those guidelines can help to get appropriate results. source.

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. Everything about our current landscape is changing, from how we communicate to the avenues we have for connectivity. In the age of Industry 4.0, the digital landscape and physical technologies are growing increasingly connected.

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. Leadership positions can continue to hold authority for regulatory guidelines, safety requirements, and other operational processes. and asks teams to propose action within these guidelines.

#1,774 – Space Week: Moon Toilet

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

CNN explains: “NASA may adapt the toilet design for its Artemis lunar lander, so it will need to work both in the microgravity of space, or ‘zero-g,’ and on the moon, where the gravity is about a sixth of what we feel on Earth, according to the design guidelines posted by NASA and HeroX, which allows anyone to create challenges to solve a problem facing the world.

Redefining HR – Supporting the “Future of Work”

Imaginatik

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.

How to Practice The Art of The Possible

Game-Changer

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. Innovative leaders and organizations practice the art of the possible. What is the key trait all innovators have? Curiosity, which enables them look beyond the obvious and consider possibilities.

Five Leadership Qualities that Motivate Others During a Crisis

CMOE

Follow these five guidelines and you will be amazed at the results. Even in the best of times, being a leader can be challenging. Now the shock generated by the COVID19 virus has produced new and unexpected challenges that have left many leaders struggling to adapt.

#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. Similar to the Rokid glasses that I just wrote about there’s another new coronavirus tracking technology in the works.

Collaboration During Pandemics Through The Modern Digital Workplace

Acuvate

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. The COVID-19 pandemic has become a huge global crisis and is growing at an exponential rate – with no signs of slowing down.

Innovating in the digital age- a terrific report

Paul Hobcraft

Much of the report breaks down different “persona” or archetypes and offers suggested ways to set about approaching each of their challenges to gain benefit from the transition to digital innovation, “ if companies can overcome a wide range of barriers ” ADL offers some helpful opening guidelines to help solve this challenge to move to digital innovation.

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13 Strategic Thinking Questions to Imagine a Radically Different Future

BrainZooming

Related posts 6 Guidelines for a Great Strategic Thinking Workshop Strategic Thinking: Asking a Different Type of Question 9 Strategic Thinking Questions to Start Strategic Conversations 9 Big Strategic Thinking Questions to Start Addressing Now Strategic Thinking Questions – 3 Questions for Prioritizing Your Thinking Time. Need to challenge your team to being imagining the future, realizing it may look hardly anything like today ?

How to turn cold leads into hot sales for your corporate startup

whataventure

A guideline on how to make your cold calls successful and get your first paying customers. Wait, we know what more you can wish for… a guideline on how to get started and make your cold calls successful ! How to turn cold calls into hot sales for your corporate startup.

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Innovation Fear

IdeaScale

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. Our CEO was recently interviewed by the San Francisco Business Times and the conversation pulled up short for a moment when the interviewer (after hearing us talk about the possibilities afforded by an innovation management system) asked us why people are sometimes afraid to launch a crowdsourced innovation program.

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. The designer also has to follow guidelines—in this case, not corporate identity guidelines but guidelines laid out in legislation and vetted by a regulatory body. Guideline on the readability of the labelling and package leaflet of medicinal products for human use.

Strategic Thinking Questions – An Early Checkpoint for this Year

BrainZooming

Related posts Strategic Planning Tools – 600 Powerful Strategic Thinking Questions eBook Strategic Thinking Questions for Sponsorship Strategy Strategic Thinking Questions – 21 Tips for Reading Someone Else 6 Guidelines for a Great Strategic Thinking Workshop 4 Steps to Customizing Your Strategic Thinking Questions. I needed a new way to express myself last night.

Key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success is Communication

Idea to Value

For more “from the trenches” personal insights and practical guidelines about creating, nurturing, profiting from, and sustaining a new product development process and innovation program as well as implementing an organized work culture of i nnovation , check out the innovation books Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival and Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation.

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

IdeaScale

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.” Anything goes.” Just submit the idea and we will decide if we can make it happen.”.