How to Kill Innovation Projects

Destination Innovation

Listening to customer feedback. They are all important but I believe that the most vital is #8 – the ability to kill off the weaker projects. Starting evaluation projects is harder but you need to start many because no-one knows which will succeed.

How To Spot A Fraud

Digital Tonto

We need to have a healthy skepticism, especially with ideas we would tend to agree with. We should ask questions, explore alternative explanations of the same data and be open to additional evidence. [[ This is a content summary only.

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How to Identify Industry Trends

HYPE Innovation

While the second post provided guidance, practical tips, and examples on how to get started with brainstorming the future of your market , this post offers insight on where and how to identify industry trends to support brainstorming and other foresight activities.

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How To Lead Through Crisis

Digital Tonto

It eventually ends and when it does you will look back at how you performed and will want to be proud. Related posts: How Ebay’s Spinoff. [[ This is a content summary only. A crisis is, in at least one way, like anything else.

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What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

How to innovate successfully in 2020

Exago

The need to innovate has never been more pressing, and innovation managers must be well-equipped to be able to overcome their (and their companies’) most demanding challenges. The post How to innovate successfully in 2020 appeared first on Exago.

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Thoughts about How to Define and Use Metrics Effectively

Rmukesh Gupta

What this has also led to is the proliferation of KPI’s. We measure all kinds of things and it has slowly but steadily become common practice to move to pay-for-performance models in every sphere of life including businesses, policing, healthcare, education, non-profits, governments, etc.

Why Are Meetings so Important and How to Make them Effective and Fun

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: Not a day goes by when I dont hear someone complain about yet another meeting that they need to attend and how it is such a waste of time, money and effort. You can read more about this and how he ran these meetings here. refuses to be informational.

How to Build a Future-Proof Strategy

HYPE Innovation

The third in HYPE's series on the ten most-often-asked questions about strategic foresight, this post offers guidance, practical tips, and examples of how to build future-proof strategies.

How to Lead Innovation in Government Agencies

IdeaScale

As we’ve figured out better, more efficient, and fairer ways to govern ourselves, our world has changed for the better around us. Here’s how to make sense of it and develop more effective strategies. To learn more about governmental innovation, contact us !

How to Use the Three Horizons for Future Sensemaking

Innovation Excellence

However, this post will close the gaps and explore potential “tabletop” collaboration tips, templates, and examples to anchor this at a ground zero level. Do you have the capabilities to carry out those bets?

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

How to Harness Chance to Boost Creativity

Destination Innovation

Tips on how to introduce random stimuli into your idea generation processes. The post How to Harness Chance to Boost Creativity appeared first on Destination Innovation. Includes some very handy internet sites.

How to measure innovation?

Idea Drop

How to measure innovation is a question that continues to perplex executives from across the business world. We live in a data-driven era where focus on tangible metrics is imperative to establishing successful initiatives and processes. The post How to measure innovation?

#1,737 – How To Breathe

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I still vividly remember the first time I went to a Bikram yoga class. Now let’s get ready to start our session.” And now we can add one more benefit to the list: helping our immune systems fight off the coronavirus. How you breathe could help you fight off COVID-19.

Hackathons: What Are They and How to Run Them

HYPE Innovation

Take two seemingly unrelated words, "hack" and "marathon," and put them together to describe one of the most popular and powerful problem-solving techniques in the past decade.

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How To Overcome Resistance To Change

Digital Tonto

We need to accept that resistance is part of change and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, skeptics can often point out important flaws in your idea and make it stronger. The difference. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

How to Design for Outcomes

Tim Kastelle

It’s always a bit dangerous to be “inspirational.” ” The problem is that inspiration doesn’t always lead to action – and that’s what we ultimately want. Despite all the awards, DtM couldn’t find anyone to build their incubator.

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How to turn a crisis into opportunity in innovation

Exago

The post How to turn a crisis into opportunity in innovation appeared first on Exago. We are all facing an unexpected challenge. But even (and especially) in these times of uncertainty, innovation should not drop off the top of your must-do list.

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Podcast S3E59: Kathryn Haydon – How to become more creatively productive and prolific

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Kathryn Haydon, keynote speaker and founder of Sparkitivity. We speak about breaking through the inertia of no, and how to use the Universal Creative Process to become more productive and prolific.

How to effectively prevent discrimination

The Future Shapers

The disadvantages of discrimination seem to be a no-brainer. Whether you want to avoid discrimination while interviewing a potential new employee or whether you intend to assess a social dispute, you can do better if you don’t simply address the symptoms.

Best Practices for Accelerating the Sales Process

This eBook takes a look at three headache-free strategies you can employ today to accelerate selling the right way. Read on to learn how to adopt specific workflows and approaches that append your existing processes to deliver value to your prospects and internal counterparts.

How to Identify Leaders among Your Staff

IdeaScale

It’s likely if you take time to identify them.?. It isn’t enough to have an outstanding leadership team today. You have to think ahead to the leaders your organization will have in the future. Those Who Know How to Manage Risk.

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How to Reward Innovative Thinking in Your Company

IdeaScale

It involves creating new opportunities rather than waiting for them to arise. The post How to Reward Innovative Thinking in Your Company appeared first on IdeaScale. Innovation is an essential aspect of any business.

How to Reward Innovative Thinking in Your Company

IdeaScale

It involves creating new opportunities rather than waiting for them to arise. The post How to Reward Innovative Thinking in Your Company appeared first on IdeaScale. Innovation is an essential aspect of any business.

How to Scale Your Innovation Program

IdeaScale

Thus, every part of a business feels growing pains; departments need more staff, solutions that worked before begin to struggle under the increased volume, and informal approaches break down. This is true of innovation strategy as well, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen Z

Take a look around you at any given moment, and somebody is likely surfing the web on their phone. In 2020, society has fully immersed itself in the web and all it has to offer - and no one more so than those of Generation Z. With “Gen Zers” beginning to enter the workforce at entry-level positions, it’s crucial to understand that this generation operates differently from the last. With this caveat in mind, read on to learn how to adapt your recruiting strategy to appeal to this pool of potential employees.

How to Avoid Greatness

Innovation Excellence

Here’s How. If you clicked on this article because you’re okay giving up on your dreams for what’s ordinary and predictable there’s not much need to read any further, just carry on; it’s your choice and you’re the only person who has to live with it.

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How To Lead Through Crisis

Innovation Excellence

There’s a passage in Ernest Hemingway’s 1925 novel, The Sun Also Rises , in which a character is asked how he went bankrupt. The quote has since become emblematic of how a crisis takes shape. It was, to say the least, the worst business crisis I had ever encountered.

How To Create Change That Lasts

Digital Tonto

It is how you align people behind a strategy, through forging shared values and. [[ This is a content summary only. You can’t bet your future on a particular strategy, program or tactic, because the future will always surprise us.

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How to conquer your audience

Exago

Giving you easy access to new sources of innovation, open innovation practices allow you to ask different questions of different communities. The post How to conquer your audience appeared first on www.exago.com.

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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!

The 10 Rules of Digital Transformation

Rmukesh Gupta

They come together on a virtual meeting every month for about 90 minutes to listen to a thought leader or a practitioner and their approach to digital transformation. Leaders can’t just delegate the transformation project to a program team and expect results.

How to Destroy Innovation Silos

Innovation Excellence

Sick care badly needs innovation if it is to become healthcare. Yet, it’s questionable whether it can be fixed from inside.

How to Adjust Your Innovation Strategy to Accommodate Social Distancing

IdeaScale

At the beginning of the year, remote work was seen as either a luxury or a tool to give workers more flex time. How do you continue working on your innovation strategy when … Continued.

How To Innovate Within a Successful Company

Mike Shipulski

If you’re trying to innovate within a successful company, I have one word for you: Don’t. If you want to live to fight another day, don’t do it. If an established business has been growing three percent year-on-year, expect them to grow three percent next year.

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

How to Design for Success

Innovation Excellence

Some get there with jobs-to-be-done, some use Customer Needs, some swear by ethnographic research and some like to understand why before what. Whichever mechanism you use, the objective is clear – to understand what they need. What do they want?

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How to Establish Innovation Metrics

InnovationManagement

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How to Lead without Authority 

Rmukesh Gupta

In the future of work that we envisage, one of the key skill that would be needed for anyone to do well is their ability to influence people (upwards/side wards/downwards) with or without formal authority. Do you take action and accompanying responsibility to the result of the action?

How to Score Innovative Ideas

Innovation Excellence

Suppose you are running a pitch competition and need to create a scoring rubric? Or , maybe you are the head of a technology transfer office or innovation center and need to screen lots of ideas?

A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

This action-packed session examined the critical questions you should ask as you establish an open innovation framework: which technologies or ideas? Which partners and how many? Which methods? By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new products to market more quickly. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.