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Podcast S3E54: Rita McGrath – Seeing inflection points of innovation

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Professor Rita McGrath, one of the world’s most respected experts on the intersection between strategy and innovation.

Why We Need Experts

Digital Tonto

Ask a group of experts about any significant topic in their field and you are likely to get a wide range of opinions, which can be maddening. Yet the function of experts is not to make us more sure. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How To Drive and Sustain Innovation With Learning and Development Training


Is your organization struggling to keep up with the innovation demands in your sector? Recent research suggests that some key learning and development (L&D) strategies hold the answers you’ve been searching for. Innovation and training? They go hand-in-hand.

What broke through for you in March? That’s your new important.


Right now, it feels like a thousand miles between my writing notebook (where I jot down lots of ideas) and this website (where those ideas have to turn into something). In other words, I’m filled with ideas, yet I’m struggling to get them published for you. Sorry about that. It was March.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Knowledge Creation and Management within Organisations


This article discusses the types of knowledge within a case organisation and mechanisms to abstract this knowledge to therefore drive innovation within an account management team. The post Knowledge Creation and Management within Organisations appeared first on InnovationManagement.

How Scalable is Your Human-Centered Innovation Strategy?

Innovation Excellence

This blog post was written in concert with my colleague and Senior Director, Business Development, Gongos, Inc. Crystle Uyeda. The adage “if you build it, they will come” is an outdated relic in the world of business.

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The Inward Journey Towards Success

Tullio Siragusa

The Inward Journey Towards Success. Most people define success by some tangible effort and its consequential output based on favorable result. We think that our efforts concerning our outside environment leads us to success. It can be true for a few, but for most people success can only be achieved through an inward journey. This inward journey includes some solid efforts towards self-awareness, with the courage to act while practicing patience with yourself.

Ideation in Times of Crisis


If you’re thinking about launching a crowdsourcing campaign to respond to some of these challenges brought about by COVID-19, now is a good time. We are all learning so much right now and so quickly. And everyone wants to help, so let them.

Innovation after crisis: is your innovation organization resilient?

Innovation Excellence

Innovation is about creating the future you wish to see. The future will probably not be limited to getting back to normal after crisis. Some activities may be de-prioritized, and innovation endeavor put on hold: previous directions will be questioned. Building tomorrow’s world starts today!

How to Keep a Remote Workforce Engaged in Improvement


Before I start this post on how to keep a workforce that has suddenly moved to a remote model due to the coronavirus engaged and motivated, I want to begin by acknowledging those workers who can't do their job from home.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

How to Automate Technology to Help Run Your Businesses

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Your business should work for you, not the other way around. Here are some tips. Technology

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How One Corporate Innovator Assembled a Volunteer Team to Print Face Shields

Innovation Leader

Shashi Jain’s day job is Intel. But he’s working almost another full-time shift as an organizer of the Portland 3D Printing Lab, which has been producing face shields for healthcare workers

Ten Questions to ask During a Recession

Innovation Excellence

If your organisation is facing a difficult time during the current downturn then here are some questions to ask at your next executive meeting. Are we doing all that is necessary in order to survive? I guess that is the question that you are already sharply focussed on. So we will not go into all.

Your Questions Answered for Ask Docs Anything About COVID-19 (Again)


Thank you to everyone that joined our second webinar on Ask Docs Anything About COVID-19. We were joined again by Dr. Greg Jacobson and Dr. Mason Mileur to answer all your questions about COVID-19. If you missed our first webinar, be sure to check out our recap.

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How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.


Innovation 360 Group

Exercises in Innovation #4: Fully test prototypes pre-launch. In this thought experiment, try to imagine every way that customers could use your product in the wrong way. Really let your imagination go, and it still may not be enough.

Has COVID-19 led us into a Collapse scenario?


What is a Collapse Scenario? Let’s take a step back and dig a little deeper into the theory behind Futures Studies and Futures Design in order to contextualise “scenario” and “collapse”. Scenarios are one of the backbones of Strategic Foresight and Futures Studies.

Welcome to the world of thinking Inside the Box…er … House!

Innovation Excellence

Creativity loves constraints and there has never been a time when we have all been forced to think not outside - but inside the box. 4 principles to keep in mind. Innovation constraints and creativity linside-the-box systematic inventive thinking

New Resource: Strengthening Your Case for Continued Investment

Innovation Leader

Will you need to defend your initiatives in 2020? Is it possible to make the case for continued, or even increased, investment in innovation right now? Here’s a new downloadable resource to help

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.

How is One2Team facing the Coronavirus crisis?


January 23rd is the date the first Chinese metropolis was confined due to coronavirus. From that moment on, it was just a matter of time for people to realize that the coronavirus, first and foremost a public-health emergency, is also an economic one.

Empowering and enabling the employee journeys of the future

The Future Shapers

The rise of automation and its impact on the employee journey is becoming a more and more important topic of discussion.

Why We Fail To Plan For The Future

Innovation Excellence

I was recently reading Michiu Kaku’s wonderful book, The Future of Humanity, about colonizing space and was amazed how detailed some of the plans are. Plans for a Mars colony, for example, are already fairly advanced.

Coming Soon: Innovation Answered Season 4

Innovation Leader

Innovation Answered’s fourth season starts May 5, 2020. Find out what you can expect to learn from the show’s producer, Kaitlin Milliken, and intern, Molli DeRosa

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

On-Demand Webinar: The Intersection of Sustainability & Open Innovation


How is open innovation shepherding sustainability in some of the leading organizations worldwide? That was the primary question put to the panelists in the webinar, The Intersection of Sustainability & Open Innovation , which is now available on demand.

Why High Trust Companies Win — and How to Cultivate Trust


Only 15 per cent of employees worldwide are engaged by their jobs — that is, only 15 per cent are emotionally invested in delivering on their organisation’s mission

Using limits to become limitless

Innovation Excellence

[I wrote this pre-COVID-19 but it seems more pertinent than ever…] I had coffee with a wonderful young artist-entrepreneur at Melbourne’s NGV [before things shut down] who told me that his creativity is best “without constraints.”

Change management strategy: Phase one

Idea Drop

When we’re juggling so many things on a daily basis, there are times when it seems easier to put off change and innovation, especially when implementing new ideas isn’t going to deliver immediate results.

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!

Your intranet, the heartbeat for all communications and culture


As companies move to work from home, the intranet is playing an even bigger role as a critical communication tool. Employee Feedback Employee Experience

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Why We Need Adversity

The Human Factor

source. Are you feeling like everything is out of control; like you can’t imagine a successful future right now; like the wheels keep falling off the bus over and over again; like the other shoe is about to drop…. When the going gets tough, the tough get going. It’s an old cliché.

To innovate or not to innovate. An age-old conundrum in the new pandemic normal.

Innovation Excellence

When Katie Kostek and her team first put together our company’s virtual retirement education program in 2018 it was one of the first of its kind; in 2019, it became one of the more sought out education programs in the roster.

#1,622 – It’s a Whole New Ballgame

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’m a huge sports fan. And a die-hard baseball fan at that. Suffice it to say I CAN NOT WAIT for the coronavirus pandemic to subside so that sports, and especially my beloved national pastime, can return.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.