Policy Management is no longer just a back office function

The Future Shapers

The world of RegTech is full of key areas that most organisations consider the most important; AML/KYC, Communication Surveillance, Risk Management. This piece discusses the user journey and importance of policy management and explains why it is fundamental for business decision making.

Proud Delivery Partners of Global Innovation Policy Accelerator (GIPA) Programme

100%Open

The Global Innovation Policy Accelerator is a collaborative development programme for innovation policy leaders and managers, lead by Nesta. In many areas, the UK is seen as a global leader on innovation policy issues and in leadership capacity building.

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Witnessing the future of innovation policy

100%Open

Participating in the first week of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. So I was delighted that at the end of May 2018 I was able to travel to London to join nine very senior policymakers and influencers from India’s central Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Maharashtra ’s State Government to take part in the opening of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. Global Innovation Policy Accelerator.

Research Policy added to FT journal list

Open Innovation

As an associate editor of Research Policy, I can say that the editorial board is very proud of the recognition that comes from being added to this list. While subjectively many would consider RP on par with journals such as Journal of Business Venturing and Journal of Management Information Systems, by Google’s ranking of high-impact (h5 index) papers it ranks at the top of Entrepreneurship & Innovation journals. What is Research Policy? ” journals Research Policy

We're updating our privacy policy

HunchBuzz

Thank you for trusting us with your organization’s information—we value your choice to rely on HunchBuzz for idea and innovation management. We work hard to earn your trust, and that’s why we want to tell you about some new changes to our privacy policy. To keep pace with these new laws, HunchBuzz is updating its privacy policy effective May 25, 2018. The new policy is easier to read and navigate, and explains how we work to protect your information.

Killer of change? ‘Idiot policy’

HunchBuzz

I wasn’t surprised when I discovered that the word Policy is derived from the French word Police. It’s true existing policy reflects a great deal of organizational learning, but the reality is that stagnant policy has unintended consequences. I read of a bank that elicited feedback across the organization in an attempt to identify ‘idiot policy.’ Amending policy just doesn’t appear to be getting enough air time.

RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku

Wazoku

The RSA’s Citizens’ Economic Council is a programme that aims to spark broader public discussion about the goals and priorities of economic policy and the future of the UK economy. Our platform can be adapted for many different uses, but at its core it allows people and organisations to source, manage and distil ideas to enhance their initiatives, and we are excited to see the outcome of the latest RSA Citizens’ Economic Council Challenge.”.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation needs to be broader than just being conducted through technological research and development; it requires a more significant integrated innovation model that has business models, policies, processes, and market design as part of the solutions. As this energy transition is such a seismic shift, it requires clear Government support and enabling policies on a coordinated basis. Managing the Energy Transition is of Real Complexity. Source IRENA [link].

Expectation Management: Understanding the “No”

IdeaScale

Queensland Police described their “if not, why not” policy in their innovation community. So if you truly listen, if you can manage expectations and clarify why some ideas progress and some are moved into a “not now” category, you’ll not only save yourself time for the best ideas, but you’ll build trust with your community who will return again the next time they have a new idea. The post Expectation Management: Understanding the “No” appeared first on IdeaScale.

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.

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.

United Airlines Reverses Bonus Policy Decision

Michael Roberto

After a firestorm of criticism, United Airlines has walked back their compensation policy change. Hopefully, Kirby and his team have learned that they would not have "misjudged" the employee reaction if they had simply sought feedback BEFORE issuing this policy announcement. The biggest management failure here is not "misjudging" employee reactions. Well, that didn't take long.

The importance of Knowledge Management

mjvinnovation

Knowledge Management is here to help! Read ahead to understand what Knowledge Management is, how it works, and how to start implementing it in your business today! What is Knowledge Management? While that is partially true, Knowledge Management goes far beyond that.

Origin Story: How IdeaScale Grew from a Simple Idea to a Leading Idea Management Company

IdeaScale

IdeaScale provides this space with a cloud idea management platform that has helped businesses and customers connect in a way that is truly engaging. Those ideas then become public policies, products, marketing campaigns, and much more.

Too much Precaution deters Innovation

Destination Innovation

The precautionary principle states that if an action or policy has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public, or to the environment, in the absence of scientific consensus that the action or policy is not harmful, the burden of proof that it is not harmful falls on those taking the action. The European Risk Forum and the European Round Table of Industrialists are promoting a policy called the innovation principle.

How Can You Manage a Nonprofit Internationally With Innovative Technology?

IdeaScale

Many businesses have managed to succeed in the global market thanks to translation companies who have (for the longest time) been facilitating trade between people of diverse backgrounds. So while some people are focused on revenue growth opportunities, what about the increased opportunities for efficiently managing international nonprofits using technology ? To answer this question, we will look at several ways you can leverage technology in managing your international nonprofit.

Getting Started with Innovation Management

Strategos

What is Innovation Management? Innovation Management involves all activities that provide the right conditions for innovation to repeatedly deliver value for customers, competitive advantage and growth for the business as well as benefits for employees and all other stakeholders. Innovation management needs to become a professional discipline. Practices such as project management and total quality were introduced decades ago and have matured over time.

Innovation in Cities – How Big Data Builds Smart Cities

InnovationManagement

Strategies big data governments innovative local policy movement data population management populations public transport senor-driven smart navigation transportation trendsMore people are living in cities than ever before. More people are living closer together and changing weather and climate trends carry more threats to citizens. As cities become more digital, it is becoming easier to understand and predict the trends that are affecting the lives of the population.

Secure Innovation Management for US Government-Wide Mandates

IdeaScale

In 2011 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a government-wide cloud security memo and guidance policy known as the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Here are just a few examples of how secure innovation management is being used today: For instance, staff contributing ideas and anonymous feedback to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Reimagine HHS process and how it will impact the HHS, NIH, and FDA workforces.

The Dictator’s Guide: Managing Remote Teams During COVID-19

Collectivecamp

If you’re the type of leader who likes to micro-manage, oversee every action your employees take and ensure that they have no autonomy or sense of control, then you’re probably feeling a little disoriented by having everybody work from home as a result of your ‘COVID-19 policy’ being activated

An Innovation Management Solution that Meets Your FedRAMP Requirements

IdeaScale

For those in the dark, as I was, FedRAMP is an acronym for the “Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program,”which is “a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.” (See [link].) As a result of these investments, IdeaScale is ready to provide an innovation management solution to meet the FedRAMP needs of any federal agency.

Leading Innovation within Government Agencies: What to Drive and What to Avoid

InnovationManagement

The post Leading Innovation within Government Agencies: What to Drive and What to Avoid appeared first on Innovation Management. Enabling Factors Organization & Culture Best Practices Change Management disruption government impact innovation policy lessons learned partnerships public sector Stakeholders unicornAs innovation professionals, we too often look for inspiration from organizations such as Apple, Amazon, Tesla, Spotify, Google, etc.

How Going Green Can Help Your Profits and the Environment

InnovationManagement

The post How Going Green Can Help Your Profits and the Environment appeared first on Innovation Management. Enabling Factors Trend Alert alternative energy clean energy energy environment financial incentives green innovation organic public policy recycling sustainability sustainable innovation tax benefits taxes waste managementThe scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change only grows stronger.

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure

Tullio Siragusa

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure. That can be an indication that your bad policies are influencing camaraderie in a negative way. So, the first step to helping your team manage pressure is to learn how to yourself. Understanding and Managing Pressure. As a successful leader you should figure out how to manage the weight of pressure in a sound manner. The weight of pressure is an inborn piece of work culture.

Directorates Pay a High Price for Ignorance

InnovationManagement

The post Directorates Pay a High Price for Ignorance appeared first on Innovation Management. Organization & Culture Competition diversification global innovation innovation committee innovation policy R&D research & development shareholders

Expert Interview Series: B.J. Shannon of TINYpulse About the Role Employee Feedback Plays in Idea Management

IdeaScale

If a business owner or manager were to say to you, “I don’t need a software program to spot a burned-out employee,” how would you respond? I’d ask how they knew this, and would likely hear the response, “I have an open-door policy, and I am a very approachable boss.” It’s impossible to enforce a mandatory completion policy for anonymous surveys. Partner Spotlight bj shannon employee feedback idea management morale tinypulse

Innovation Management: Importance, Ideas, and Examples

Acuvate

In less than a decade, innovation management got recognized as one of the most powerful strategies an organization can use to streamline internal processes and boost their business productivity. Forrester also claims that 53% of global services decision-makers are investing in emerging innovation and idea management technologies to drive innovation. What is innovation management? Importance of innovation management. Ideas for successful innovation management.

Designing an Innovation Management Event – Part 1: Laying the Groundwork to Engage Your Community

HYPE Innovation

In the spirit of such practical initiatives, which are not only trending but also good karma for your organization – i.e. (open) innovation activities are associated with reduced research costs, risk spreading and bringing ideas to market more quickly – I would like to share with you a few tips on how to design an innovation event (day) for your small and medium-sized organization or your business community/ circle including clients, suppliers, universities and even policy-makers.

Simple Things That Could Hold You Back in Your Transformation Journey

Rmukesh Gupta

Do we still need policies. One of these expense request got rejected with the reason that this is not according to policy and if I need to get the same approved, I need an approval from my CFO as an exception approval. This made me think about the so many policies that we create and enforce on our employees and customers all the time. I know for sure that not many people read all the policies of their organisations. Simple Things by Mukesh Gupta.

Idea Management in the Public Sector

Ideanote

Idea Management in the Public Sector. This is my statement and I firmly believe we can add positive elements to public management and create solutions to improve life, simply by asking the public for input and ideas when combatting specific societal and local challenges. How are we to contribute if we do not know the challenges or policies? As shown in this post, structuring the idea management in the public sector holds awesome potentials.

Mobile Device Management Tips

The Human Factor

Technology is a big part of what makes a business great and it is also something which can be confusing at times to manage. However for a business you can use a handy tool called mobile device management to keep everything organised and helps you to manage the devices in your business. If you are going to provide mobile devices for everyone in your business, it can be a little complex and Electric offers mobile device management to make that easier. Contributed post –.

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Latest Conference Research on Innovation Ecosystems

Open Innovation

The conference was for papers being developed for a special issue of Research Policy, entitled “Innovation Ecosystems and Ecosystem Innovation.” Instead we held an online conference , modeled on the earlier 2012 conference for the Open Innovation special issue of Research Policy.

How to manage projects and teams in times of remote work

mjvinnovation

But how is one supposed to properly manage projects and teams remotely? It breaks the traditional operating model therefore we need to redefine our ways of working and management style to ensure business continuity. . Remote work management requires decentralized models of control.

Finally a framework to manage holistically Industrial Revolution 4.0

Paul Hobcraft

This will become a very useful and relevant management planning tool to help manufacturers worldwide to determine and prioritize their necessary areas of focus with all the digital initiatives, based on an Industry 4.0 For me, it has the potential to be as catalytic as the Malcolm Baldridge Quality Aware that become such a movement behind quality that spurred in Europe The European Foundation for Quality Management (later to be renamed simply ‘ EFQM ‘).

Shift To Multi-Cloud Architectures Requires New Data Management Approaches

BPI Thought Leadership Media Coverage

A new report from the BPI Network underscores that despite significant progress, companies are early in this transition to the Cloud and face major challenges, including the need for new Cloud skills, concerns about data geo-sovereignty and corporate policy compliance, security and the challenges of implementing a flexible multi-Cloud strategy where data can be moved freely to the Cloud of choice

3 Ingredients Every Innovation Management Software Should Have…and Why

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourced innovation, managed by innovation management software. Innovation management software, such as Spigit, enables the automation and acceleration of this process – from generating ideas to bringing them to market, to drive business results. So, what should you look for in the innovation management software you use? Related resource: The Buyer’s Guide to Innovation Management Solutions.

Can project managers be innovative?

Values Centered Innovation

This year’s Project Management Conference in Dallas focused on all things innovation. Given my long-standing background with both project management and innovation, I was delighted to be on a panel that explored how project managers, their teams, and their company cultures could be more innovative. As project managers, you are always innovating with each project you manage, no matter how small or large the scope is, and no matter what the topic is.

ISPIM Conference Porto & ISPIM Grand Prize for Innovation Management Excellence

Open Innovation EU

Organised by ISPIM, and supported by ANI – Agência Nacional de Inovação (the National Innovation Office of Portugal), this event is for innovation researchers , industry executives , thought leaders and policy makers. Understand the latest innovation management thinking in 50+ workshops, keynotes, tours and discussions. ISPIM Grand Prize for Innovation Management Excellence.

Eliminating Uncertainty: How to Manage Innovation Risk in 3 Easy Steps

Qmarkets

By understanding how to manage innovation risk, companies can help strike this fine balance. The report illustrates how important professional training can be when it comes to managing innovation risk successfully. Our Blog Guest Post Innovation Management

Data Management Matters More Than Ownership

The Human Factor

If businesses are to work for effectively and successfully with their data, they need to shift their attention onto the realm of data management. In a business strategy where data sit at the center of every decision, it is vital to implement a data management policy that keeps the information usable and analyzable. . Additionally, the EU GDPR gives customers the right to manage their data by asking companies to edit, correct, or erase personal information.

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What is change management and why is it essential for digital transformation

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

“When it comes to change management, “implementation” isn’t the end—it’s just the beginning.” What is change management? Change management may be defined as a structured process that ensures that required changes are thoroughly and smoothly carried out, and that the long-term benefits of the change are realized. The “change” may be a simple process change or a major change in company strategy or policy. The different levels of change management.