How to Incorporate Client Feedback into Your Product Roadmap and Plan for Iteration


Top companies use client feedback as a roadmap to complete a project on time. As with any system’s implementation, it will take time and practice for your team to learn what feedback is useful, what needs to be prioritized and how it should be shared with the rest of the company.

Elements of Learning Experience Design

Boxes and Arrows

The purpose of an experience and the platform on which the experience takes place will vary: purchasing a plane ticket on a tablet to vacation, enjoying a musical performance in a theater, or learning to code in a classroom. Elements of learning experience design.

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Achieving Operational Excellence With AI And Machine Learning

Faisal Hoque

A presentation on the fundamentals, roadmap, and capabilities needed for business transformation at the Nextea Innovation Gate Seminar in Milano, Italy. The post Achieving Operational Excellence With AI And Machine Learning appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author.

Learning from Mars


Too often we forget all the ancillary learning that occurred as part of space exploration—not just the nifty consumer products like cordless power tools and vastly improved athletic shoes, but the processes of working together in high function teams.

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.

4 Timeless Books to Help You Put a Dent in the World

Innovation Excellence

These books provide a roadmap and a compass that will forever change the way you look at entrepreneurism, innovation, marketing, and change. Some people learn entrepreneurship from their family business; others learn it by studying entrepreneurship in school.

Swimming along a road in a flood of digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

We all need to learn to swim along this new digital transformation road. We need to create a digital transformation strategy, a clear roadmap and build the business case as it is going to be, well, umm…… transformational.

Connecting Innovation is the New Order of Play

Paul Hobcraft

It sobers us all up until we can find those excuses to go on another innovation ‘bender’ that allows us to personally learn more but then face this return back inside. We have the constant need to “refresh, rebuild and redesign” many of those innovation parts as we learn we change and improve.

Tavis and Maya


That kicked off a lifelong friendship and dialogue between them where they didn’t always agree, but Smiley always found a way to learn. Every year the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books continues to cement itself in my psyche as a major go-to event.

A New Integrated Innovation Engagement System

Paul Hobcraft

Through a blend of pattern recognition, predictive analytics and exploring cognitive computing we can change much with innovation” “We have been steadily learning to adapt what we knew inside an organization with what we should increasingly listen to outside it.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? You’ll learn: How to make more accurate estimations. The proper way to plan your roadmaps. Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Well, you’re not alone.

A new cycle of innovation design

The Future Shapers

I sense from many this is‘epic’, exploding and life changing, with all of us simply learning to adapt and adjust, moving at speed to align ourselves. The choice of apps, platforms, the number of connected devices is teaching us new ways of communicating, learning, interacting and extracting different value and needs out of the technology available which is all constantly evolving. Forming a strategy, roadmap and business case needs really many new considerations.

7 Must-Read Books on Innovation Strategy


Khan offers a detailed roadmap to avoid this pitfall. To learn more about how you can keep innovating as the world changes, join our newsletter. Part of good business is reading business theory. Innovation strategy is an enormous topic, and staying current can be an intimidating task.

My 5 S for future Innovation: Smart, Stacks, Scale, Storage, and Software

Paul Hobcraft

What greater validation that this, that this takeover has the “legs to run” was that Siemens offered Mendix a lot of autonomy, significant financial backing and the wish to see the present roadmap deepen, broaden and keep Mendix strongly in a leadership position.

The Need for Digital Innovation Platforms

Paul Hobcraft

In our current fragmentation process, we continue to “promote” gaps in knowledge, understanding and restrict learning. I want to offer some thoughts that need us all involved in innovation to think about as we finish out 2018.

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Predictive Analytics 101: Your Roadmap to Driving Key Product Decisions

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy

You'll learn: The definitions of common industry terms including predictive analytics, advanced analytics, and more. Predictive analytics is an increasingly common buzzword with many forms. It seems everyone has their own take on what it is and which best practices and business benefits apply.

A Beginner’s Guide to MVP


When you join a roadmap meeting and you hear people talking about the “MVP”, you better make sure they are actually talking basketball before you throw in your favorite Michael Jordan story. This build-measure-learn-repeat cycle is what MVPs are all about. What is an MVP?

Designing at an Innovation Management Company


Here’s what I’ve learned about designing at an innovation management company so far. This insight highlighted areas of weakness in our current product, and heavily influenced our roadmap moving forward. Can we look at our roadmap and answer: Why us, why now, why this?

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12 Technology Categories That Will Transform Careers

Daniel Burrus

The problem is, we live in an uncertain world, and because of the high levels of uncertainty we all face, people of all ages and careers are finding it difficult to know what new skills to learn, what courses to take, and what degrees to get that will provide them with the most opportunity going forward. Certainty, on the other hand, gives us the confidence to make a bold decision, to move forward with confidence, and to invest time and money to learn new things.

Mapping the customer journey is the top driver for digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

These mobile-first moments play out in common scenarios when someone is intent to do, buy, or learn something. Organizations are struggling to understand the behaviors of the ‘connected’ customer.

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Munich Re offers a real clarity to their innovating future

Paul Hobcraft

It is so refreshing to see how Munich Re are venturing out, exploring and exploiting in multiple ways to learn a new innovation pathway. They are looking to become, where possible the virtual insurance company from what they are learning and experimenting with.

Why Innovation Transformation Programmes Fail

The Future Shapers

Nevertheless, in the spirit of looking at undesired outcomes as learning points rather than failures, let’s look at some of the top reasons why innovation transformation initiatives don’t always turn out as expected. Put simply, innovation is like anything else: not only must you learn the basics first; your ability to learn will be considerably enhanced if you are realistic about your starting point.

Relating to the New Innovation Era

Paul Hobcraft

It sobers us all up until we can find those excuses to go on another innovation ‘bender’ that allows us to personally learn more but then face this return back inside. Our world is shifting from scalable efficiency to scalable learning.

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Engaging with Our Client Community at Our Anaqua User Conference 2018


During the final two days of the Anaqua User Conference, attendees got a sneak peek at Anaqua’s roadmap and new products. This year’s AUC was a great success encompassing high level learning, sharing best practices, and networking throughout the entirety of the conference.

Is your company up for disruption? Possibly not

David Marks

They now tweet, on mobile, collect big data and learn deeply (Current technology terms have an unwittingly infantile twang) Yet there is more to it. Based on the assessments we provide clear recommendations and roadmaps for improving companies innovation credentials.

Companies betting big on open innovation


DevNet contains APIs from Cisco’s many technologies, a sandbox, learning labs, and a community for sharing. Check out how the idea generation and project roadmaps here.).

Digital Transformation: The Why, What & How For Transformational Leaders…

The Future Shapers

Business is increasingly leveraging combinations of cloud, analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning to better serve customers or streamline operations.”. It features all the dimensions that inform and guide ‘change roadmap’ development.

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When Creative Destruction is the Right (or Wrong) Foundation for Innovation

New Market Advisors

And it’s the knowledge of when to focus on addition and when to focus on replacement that gives companies a competitive edge and a roadmap for growth. They allow children to develop skills and learn.

Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

Companies need to increasingly interact with customers, as close or actually in real-time to learn, adapt and deliver to the needs. Business digital transformation, it can certainly get your pulse racing as you start looking for the nearest exit.

First Enterprise Data Value Workshop

Information Playground

Workshops will feature research and industry roundtables on concepts, tools, practices and roadmaps, and will emphasize learning about strategies and practices from peers to successfully manage enterprise data according to its value.

Why Innovation Isn’t Everyone’s Job

New Market Advisors

Rather, a strong Innovation team collaborates with other functions to capture customer insights, understand where processes can be improved, and share learnings with others. They take away a single learning?—?the It decentralizes crucial learnings.

Five Ways to Fight the Inertia Holding Back Innovation

New Market Advisors

Companies looking to launch successful new innovations need to focus not just on making sure that a customer is happy with the offering, but also on making sure that the customer has a chance to learn about it and try it out in the first place.

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Say What? How Mastering CEO-Speak Can Help Lead to the Successful Implementation of Your Innovation

Idea to Value

Piggybacking upon this fundamental framework, the newly published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation provides a roadmap for success through innovation by demarcating the elements that must be present to properly execute the ten imperatives to innovation. If you want to learn even more on this topic, check out Chapter 3 “Master CEO-Speak” in Robert’s Rules of Innovation II.

The Benefits of Losing a Star Employee (Temporarily)

Michael Roberto

At the same time, training programs can help the star develop team building or leadership skills that contribute to the firm’s longer-term roadmap upon her return. Our study underscores the idea that disruption may foster learning.

Get Real About Your Company’s Future

The Inovo Group

At the time, there were no widely recognized market research reports, customer insights, or technology roadmaps (except perhaps inside Apple) that projected what the world might conceivably look like in 2017. Technology roadmapping?

True Innovation or Marketing Gimmick: A Deeper Look at Pink Gin

New Market Advisors

He is a co-author of the award-winning book Jobs to be Done: A Roadmap for Customer-Centered Innovation. Learn more about Jobs to be Done thinking in practice at! Every so often I get asked how I can tell whether something will be a trend or a fad.