Why innovation needs management

Exago

Managing innovation is crucial so that valuable ideas are not only generated and recognised, but actually come to life to help overcome business challenges and enhance business performance. The post Why innovation needs management appeared first on Exago. Blog idea management innovation management innovation-tips product developmentIdeas aren't rare, but they are often lost for various reasons.

5 Incredibly Powerful Lean Visual Management Tools

Kainexus

Visual management tools surround us. The Lean business approach takes advantage of this fact and leverages several powerful tools for management and improvement. Lean Software Visual ManagementAlthough they are so ubiquitous, we might not even think about them.

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Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

6 key dimensions to assess in an innovation management software

Exago

If you have been given the green light for an innovation management software that will arm you with the right tools for your innovation initiative, these 6 points will help you choose the optimum fit for your organisation. The post 6 key dimensions to assess in an innovation management software appeared first on Exago. Blog gamification idea management software initiative-success innovation management technology

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The longer we “fiddle,” the harder this transformation will become to manage our growing needs of more energy, from an increasing world population and maintaining aging infrastructure, still reliant on very outdated central energy grid models and only fossil fuel solutions. Managing the Energy Transition is of Real Complexity. Source IRENA [link].

What Is the Cost of Ignoring Change Management?

IdeaScale

If managed well, it is effective, but if managed incorrectly, it can be worse than no change at all. Change management requires a well-developed strategy. What is change management? The post What Is the Cost of Ignoring Change Management?

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The Trifecta of Innovative Project Portfolio Management

Planbox

Would you like fries with that? You were probably asked this question at some point or another while ordering a hamburger—and for good reason, too. After all, what goes better with a mouthwatering burger than some golden-crispy french fries? It’s a match made in heaven.

How To Measure Your Knowledge Management Performance

InnovationManagement

With a clear understanding of knowledge management success, executives can make more effective managerial decisions. The post How To Measure Your Knowledge Management Performance appeared first on InnovationManagement.

The Innovation Manager's Reading List

HYPE Innovation

As an innovation manager, drawing inspiration from those who have walked the ground before you is one of the most important tasks you have. The Innovation ManagerInnovation is about constant learning," Soren Kaplan, author of "The Invisible Advantage" and affiliated professor at the University of Southern California's Center for Effective Organizations, said in a recent Inc. article.

Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

InnovationManagement

The success of innovation management is never an accident; it’s a holistic management process with an iterative thought-out planning and execution continuum. The post Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity appeared first on Innovation Management.

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.

Doing and managing innovation

The Future Shapers

An organisation prepare itself by improving two critical practices – how they do and manage innovation. The post Doing and managing innovation appeared first on The Future Shapers. Innovation Management Innovation Strategy Innovation ToolsFor a long time innovation – just like entrepreneurship – has been considered a matter of luck, something that magically happens when the right creative minds meet.

5 Key Skillsets of an Innovation Manager

IdeaScale

The role of an innovation manager is diverse. Innovation managers may be referred to by various titles. These can include: Chief Innovation Officer Head of Innovation Innovation Portfolio Manager Some innovation manager … Continued. The post 5 Key Skillsets of an Innovation Manager appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice innovation management Innovation Manager innovation skillsIt cannot be described in one single job description.

Change Management: Five Reasons Organizational Change Fails

IdeaScale

Change is hard, but managing it is harder. Here’s are some of the ways that organizational change fails and how to overcome them with effective change management. Keeping Reasons OpaqueThere is no “need-to-know-only” when managing change.

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11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you

Exago

From them to you, here are the 11 Lessons Learnt by true innovation managers. The post 11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation collective intelligence employees engagement idea management software initiative-success innovation-results innovation-thoughts innovation-tips purposeTo celebrate 11 years of Exago, we asked our clients to share their nuggets of wisdom.

The Art of Distance Management

The Future Shapers

As I’ve talked to people the conversation has ranged from the practicalities of working from home to the more challenging problems of trying to manage teams and businesses remotely. There are some common themes emerging and here are five lessons we have learnt about how to manage our people remotely…. The post The Art of Distance Management appeared first on The Future Shapers. Culture Change Leadership Management

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

The First Three Things You Learn About Crowdsourced Innovation Management

IdeaScale

The post The First Three Things You Learn About Crowdsourced Innovation Management appeared first on IdeaScale. I joined IdeaScale in October of 2020, just before the “second wave” of COVID infections hit the US and an election unlike any other was about to take place.

And the Winner Is… Announcing 2020 Innovation Management Awards

IdeaScale

Since 2015, the Innovation Management Awards, presented by IdeaScale, have sought out the best innovation strategists, designers, and approaches. 2020’s field was a tough one to narrow down, as innovation management has spread from the smallest businesses to the biggest conglomerates.

3 questions to help you decide if you should invest in an innovation management software

Exago

If you are involved in managing innovation for your organisation and you have been set with the task to make this decision, the first question you should ask yourself is: “Do we really need an innovation management software?”. These three questions, related to 3 key dimensions of any innovation management programme, should help. The post 3 questions to help you decide if you should invest in an innovation management software appeared first on Exago.

Is Lean Management doomed in the age of Innovation?

Exago

It has been 30 years since the term Lean Management – a long-term approach that seeks to achieve incremental process changes to improve efficiency and quality – was first coined. Some say that Lean Management has now become obsolete; others talk about a ‘post-Lean’ world and say it is fated to die. Yet in other circles, Lean Management still seems to be alive and well, with its potential to be fully revealed. The post Is Lean Management doomed in the age of Innovation?

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Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

I think with the recognition that innovation occurs across the whole organization the innovation management (IM) providers have to radically alter their business model or recognize they need to broaden out their target market inside organizations as innovation is occurring in all corners of the organization today. Their enterprise software approach is moving the innovation management market in a very positive way, they are connecting it up.

Why Change Management So Often Fails

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management TransformationMuch as any competitive strategy that doesn’t anticipate the response from competitors is doomed to failure, any transformation strategy that doesn’t take into account those who oppose change is. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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LEADING AND MANAGING TRANSITIONAL CHANGE

ImagineNation

In our last blog “Leading and managing human transitions through disruption and adversity,” we described the importance of leaders and managers becoming more generous, tolerant, caring, empathic not only with themselves, and also with others they interact with.

The Innovation Manager’s Quintessential Reading List

IdeaScale

As an innovation manager, you are always looking for the latest trends. The post The Innovation Manager’s Quintessential Reading List appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice best practices Innovation innovation managementDrawing inspiration from innovators who have come before you is a great way to learn. According to a recent survey, high growth companies apply innovation strategies that look far beyond the immediate future.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

4 Practices Innovation Managers Should Retire (And 4 to Keep)

HYPE Innovation

However, the real changes in how we manage innovation are even more evident when innovation managers gather to share their stories of success and failure at industry events like INNOVATE Bonn , HYPE Innovation's annual customer forum. The Innovation ManagerEvery year, new tools, technologies, practices, and even full-rounded ideologies invade the innovation space.

Managing Expectations in Innovation Management

IdeaScale

However, this can present some challenges for innovation managers. Some concerns we have heard from innovation managers: “I do not want to overpromise what we’re going to do with people’s ideas.”. We can address these concerns head-on by setting and managing expectations. The post Managing Expectations in Innovation Management appeared first on IdeaScale.

Innovation Manager

whataventure

Innovation Manager (m/w/d). Wir bieten Entrepreneur*innen, Startup Gründer*innen und erfahrenen Manager*innen, die das Interesse daran haben, ihre Fähigkeiten im Innovationsmanagement einzusetzen und weiterzuentwickeln abwechslungsreiche Projekte. Werde Teil des Teams!

COVID-19 and the Need for Innovation Management in IT

IdeaScale

Innovation management helps organizations handle these new investments. The post COVID-19 and the Need for Innovation Management in IT appeared first on IdeaScale. COVID-19 is responsible for one of the biggest technology investment surges in history.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

Business Development Manager bei Pixofarm

whataventure

Business Development Manager bei Pixofarm (m/w/d). Als Business Development Manager bist du dafür verantwortlich, den Markt zu analysieren, ein großes Netzwerk an Partnern aufzubauen, , kontinuierlich nach neuen Leads Ausschau zu halten und diese Chancen zu nutzen. Werde Teil des Teams!

Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation idea management software initiative-success innovation management innovation managers innovation-journey innovation-priority innovation-results metrics

Change Management Tips for Leaders

Kainexus

Leadership Change Management Change Management Software Continuous Improvement SoftwarePeople react very positively to the concept of continuous improvement. They are a little less enthusiastic when it is framed as constant change. But, of course, improvement requires change.

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Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

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.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 1: Alignment, Management Support, and Sponsorship

HYPE Innovation

The Innovation Manager“It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new.

Junior Innovation Manager

whataventure

Junior Innovation Manager (m/w/d). The post Junior Innovation Manager appeared first on WhatAVenture. Werde Teil des Teams! JETZT BEWERBEN. Start. Ab sofort. Erfahrung. 1 Jahr. Sprachniveau. B2 Deutschniveau. Über uns.

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!