Idea Management: Learning When and How to Say “Enough”

IdeaScale

If you have ever had to scrap a project, you’re in good company. Sometimes projects just don’t pan out, and it’s important for project managers to be able to recognize the signs of impending failure. Here’s how to pull the plug gracefully when a project is failing.

How Do You Learn How To Learn? Learn From Learners

Game-Changer

Are you learning as fast as the world is changing? A constant state of change requires a constant state of learning. Only a handful of companies, and people, cultivate learning as a skill. Put simply: Cultures of innovation = Cultures of learning. Learn From Learners.

How To Learn Quickly

Mike Shipulski

When the work is new, it all comes down to learning. And with learning it all comes down to three questions: What do you want to learn? What actions will take to learn what you want to learn? that’s learning.

10 Strategies: How to Learn Advanced Concepts Fast

Game-Changer

In this environment, people and companies that survive and thrive are those who know how to learn ; fast. Notice I said “who know how to learn”, this is key because you can’t adjust course based on your own point of view if you don’t.

The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

How I Learned How To Hack

Digital Tonto

In a disruptive age, the ability to adapt is the ability to compete and everyone needs to learn how to hack. Related posts: How IBM Learned To Love Open Technology. How Wells Fargo Learned To. [[ This is a content summary only.

Learning How to Master the Art of Your Career

Daniel Burrus

It doesn’t matter what you do for a living — whether you work in medicine or retail, law or construction, software engineering or writing — there’s an art and science to every career. However, they differentiate themselves in the ways they apply creativity and critical thinking to their jobs.

How to Improve Your Next Brainstorming Session

IdeaScale

When that happens, people go into brainstorming sessions feeling they’re about to engage in a time-wasting exercise. The key is to have the right brainstorming tools in your kit. It’s also a great way to avoid unrealistic or half-baked ideas that can bring real brainstorming to a halt.

How to Hone Your Critical Thinking Skills to Spur Innovation

IdeaScale

Here’s how to do it. We all have a tendency to do things because that’s how we’ve always done them, or to accept things as “truth” because they sound reasonable. We also have to learn to avoid assuming that we’re right.

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Innovation Capital Lies Within Organizational Learning

Paul Hobcraft

We need to know how to unlock the real value of innovation both personally and within the organization, we work for. I’d like to offer a fresh view on building your own innovation capital. Then we have the opportunity to build Innovation Capital.

A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

Which partners and how many? 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. How to communicate direction and goals to partners and the outside world.

Before solving, learn more about the problem.

Mike Shipulski

Ideas are cheap, but converting them into a saleable product and building the engine to make it all happen is expensive. Before spending the big money, spend more time than you think reasonable to answer these three questions. How To Innovation Problems Top Line Growth Competitiveness

How to Influence People and Drive Change

Leapfrogging

What can you learn about change from Baker’s Four Strategies of Influence? Are you using the right persuasion tactics to influence the people you engage with? Whether you are trying to drive engagement within your team, make a business case to your boss, or sell a product or service to a customer, the methods that you use to influence decision makers should be tailored to the situation and the individual you are speaking with.

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Learning to innovate in the IoT Age

RTI Innovation Advisors

Lately, many commentators are given to sweeping claims about seismic change. It can be hard to keep up. Innovation is about to get a lot more interesting, and I think a lot more complex. So what's this got to do with innovation?

How to Identify and Nullify Innovation Killers

IdeaScale

Innovation strategy can be a powerful thing, but any businessperson can tell you that no strategy, however carefully formed, survives contact with the day-to-day reality of running a business. How Do You Handle Failure? Everybody, to some degree, is worried about failing.

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Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

How do you use that data to create a product roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s business objectives? In this session, you will learn: How to analyze information from multiple sources to determine what should be included on a product roadmap.

Learning How to Learn | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

The world is changing faster than ever and up to 60% of today’s jobs are likely to be automated in the next 10-15 years, yet most of what children learn in school is still geared towards traditional roles, and still forces them to become adept at reading, remembering and regurgitating as opposed to more transferable and relevant skills such as resilience, embracing and thriving in ambiguity, critical thinking and problem solving

How to wallow in the mud of uncertainty.

Mike Shipulski

And yet, we still try to use the tried-and-true toolbox of certainty even after it’s abundantly clear those wrenches don’t fit. the only real answer is a description of the next thing you’ll try to learn. “We We will learn if Step 1 is possible.”

How To Allocate Resources

Mike Shipulski

How a company allocates its resources defines its strategy. But it’s tricky business to allocate resources in a way that makes the most of the existing products, services and business models yet accomplishes what’s needed to create the future. How will the customer benefit?

Maximize The Learning Ratio

Mike Shipulski

As creatures of habit, we like to do what we did last time. But as creatures swimming in an evolutionary soup, doing what we did last time leads to extinction. If the endpoints lead to our demise, the solution must be something like the middle way. How To Learning

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business. Storyboarding is a simple way to start integrating both perspectives into a complete picture of how the user experience impacts the business model.

How to Keep Your Creative Team Fresh & Inspired

IdeaScale

Creativity is how we get great innovation, but encouraging creativity in a structured environment, like work, can be a bit tricky. Here are a few ways to encourage creativity as part of your innovation strategy. So, think of challenges you can issue to your team.

How to Stay Ahead of the Game in a Fast-Changing Industry

IdeaScale

And to stay relevant in digital marketing, you need to be innovative. Not only are these two companies the only game in town when it comes to reaching your audience online, but they also roll out updates at breakneck speed and change their rules frequently.

How to lead intrapreneurship and innovation

The Future Shapers

The premise is that with climate change we are running out of time and startups are too slow to scale. Larger enterprises have massive financial resources to explore new opportunities. Large organisations have the resources to hire a broader portfolio of talent. What to do.

How to Get the Most from an Innovation Conference

IdeaScale

Attending conferences relevant to your area of expertise can help you broaden your network, learn new things, and demonstrate innovation leadership. On the other hand, it can be tempting to demand too much from the conference. Do These Things to Maximize Your Experience.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

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How To Encourage Your Team To Take Breaks

Game-Changer

At work, you just want to power through, to get done what you need to get done, so that you can go home. This, unfortunately, leads us to lots of bad behaviors and unhealthy choices. Overwork leads to burnout, which leads to you resenting your job.

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How machines learn (a great video explanation of deep learning)

Idea to Value

In today’s dose of inspiration, I wanted to give you an insight into one of the most innovative technologies of the past few years which has the potential to revolutionise entire industries: machine learning.

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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?

Mash-Ups for Innovation, a How To Guide

Gregg Fraley

How to Do Mash-Ups for Innovation. To say the least Mash-Ups hold great promise in helping people and organizations find useful and sometimes breakthrough innovations. To digest this in bits, simply use the index to go to the section that interests you.

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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? How to balance delivery with discovery.

How to Solve Enterprise Problems with Multiple Innovation Types

IdeaScale

Businesses tend to think of innovation in terms of product, process, or business models. The innovation type that is best suited to the problem depends on two key factors: how well-defined the problem is, and how well-defined the skills domain is that is necessary to solve the problem.

How To Stop Worrying And Learn To Love The Retail Apocalypse

Digital Tonto

Value never disappears; it just shifts to new opportunities Related posts: The Future of Retail. Retail Isn’t Dead, But It Does Need To Adapt. How IBM Learned To Love Open Technology.

How to Choose the Right Software for Concept Development

Leapfrogging

It is one of the early stages of the innovation process, and it is integral to the continued success of any organization. Without the right concept development process in place, companies often fail to identify the right opportunities at the right time. Still want to learn more?

How to Build a Company Culture That Promotes Innovation

IdeaScale

Fundamental to any form of innovation in any company is the voices of employees. Your employees know your company, product, and customer base better than anyone else in the world, but getting them to discuss what they’ve learned can be a challenge.

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.