Sat.Jul 14, 2018 - Fri.Jul 20, 2018

The Innovation World is Changing Due to the 4th Industrial Revolution

Hype

There are twin forces at work, feeding off each other. We are facing greater disruption and an increasing innovation pace. These are constantly combining, relentlessly adding new shape to our future. We are actually caught up in a very revolutionary period. The Innovation Manager

How Do You Deal With Failure?

Game-Changer

I saw this tweet from Whitney Johnson on how she handles failure and made me reflect on how I’ve evolved. Below is my answer: When I fail, I am mortified, but I am also heartbroken. I have envisioned a future in which I would achieve a goal, and perhaps be hailed as the conquering hero.

Three Behaviors that will Grow Innovative Teamwork

Innovation Excellence

Innovative teamwork depends first and foremost on the team’s ability to hold constructive conflict. That ability, in turn, depends on each team member having these 3 behaviors.

The 5 steps for strategic cost-cutting in your innovation agenda

Exago

In times of uncertainty, when business models are challenged, managers and financial directors are bound to cut costs to make organisations more agile, robust and adaptable to change. Leaders with a clear vision then tend to use cost-cutting and improvement to align costs with business strategy, to lower costs, focus on the aspects of the […]. The post The 5 steps for strategic cost-cutting in your innovation agenda appeared first on Exago.

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Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

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Innovating Community Support Services in Ontario

IdeaScale

Health Services in Canada are under enormous pressure: the population is aging, hospital wait times are getting longer and longer and money being spent keeps rising. The current situation is not sustainable.

How Blockbuster, Kodak And Xerox Really Failed (It’s Not What You Think)

Digital Tonto

The roots of disruption are always more complex they first appear Related posts: A Look Back At Why Blockbuster Really Failed And Why It Didn’t Have To. How PARC Saved Xerox. Newsweek’s Failed. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Disruption

Design Thinking Grows Up – Welcome to Experience Thinking

Innovation Excellence

Prologue Design Thinking is an incredibly powerful way to approach the design of just about anything that involves an interaction with people (or other intelligent creatures).

The Idea Magnets Book Is Available with an Exclusive Free Offer for You!

BrainZooming

As a Brainzooming reader, it’s a foregone conclusion that you are an Idea Magnet ! That’s why we wanted to give you this exclusive update. Idea Magnets Is Available Now!

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Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

From his newly released book, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. We are excited to have Greg join us for a session that will draw upon these insights and provide a playbook for how to define the right innovation strategies for your organization to overcome the specific challenges that your organization faces and dramatically improve your innovation effectiveness.

Expanding Into New Markets? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

IdeaScale

Expanding into new markets can be a lucrative business move, but it’s one that should be taken with care. Before you so much as dip a toe into a new market, you need some idea management.

This Army Colonel Is Helping Large Enterprises Innovate Like Lean Startups

Digital Tonto

The key is to focus on problems, not marry solutions Related posts: The Lean Startup Is Now Helping To Transform Government Funded Science Into Real Businesses. The Lean Startup Is Doing More Than. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation Leadership Lean Startup

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Do you have an innovation strategy?

Innovation Excellence

A recent article by Juruzelski, Loehr and Holman from Booz Consulting (www.strategy-business.com) noted that there is no statistically significant relationship between financial performance and innovation spending.

A Beguiling 20%

CorporateIntel

This month our nation celebrated its 242nd birthday.

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A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

This action-packed session examined the critical questions you should ask as you establish an open innovation framework: which technologies or ideas? Which partners and how many? Which methods? 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. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

Music for Innovation

IdeaScale

There is a growing body of research that is dedicated to analyzing what kind of music makes an employee work more efficiently, joyfully, or precisely. Here are a few interesting working theories for music in the workplace. Music can help in task efficiency.

Nokia Launches Open Innovation Challenge

IdeaConnection

Nokia has officially launched its annual Nokia Open Innovation Challenge, a global contest that seeks world-changing technologies, products or solutions.

Innovation in the Balkans – Part II – Dalmatia, Istria, and Bosnia-Hercegovina

Innovation Excellence

This is the second article in a two-part series on innovation in the Balkan region of southeastern Europe. My previous article focused on innovation in the northern part of the Balkans, including northern Croatia and Slovenia.

21 Strategic Thinking Questions to Ask When You Have Nothing to Ask

BrainZooming

I was chatting with someone about what to do when someone asks you a question in a meeting. If you are fine with where everything is heading or you’re not sure what to ask, should you simply say you don’t have any questions? That may seem like the natural answer.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

We are excited to launch the Collaborative Innovation Webinar Series with Dr. Soren Kaplan. His just released book, "The Invisible Advantage," provides actionable insights into how any organization can create a culture of innovation, an environment that promotes freethinking, an entrepreneurial spirit, and sustainable value creation at all levels and across all functions. By registering for the webinar, you will get a free excerpt from his book.

Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business

hackerearth

Businesses that use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related technology to reveal new insights “will steal $1.2 trillion per annum from their less informed peers by 2020.” predicts Forrester Research.

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Pause, Think, and Focus to Win

The Human Factor

In chaotic and fast changing times, the lack of predictable behaviors in all areas of our life may not serve us well, says University of Maryland psychologist Arie Kruglanski – especially for people with a high need for certainty and closure.

Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make

Innovation Excellence

In business and in life there’s a short game and a long game; never confuse the two! You make dozens of decision every day. Some are quick and nearly irrelevant to your success. Others are crucial to it. So, how do you decide which is which and what do you use as a compass setting.

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11 Fun Strategic Planning Ideas to Stop Strategy Snoozefests!

BrainZooming

Do your organization’s strategic planning meetings turn into annual snoozefests ? That happens when strategic planning becomes too complex, gets detached from real business issues, or the whole process focuses on trying to complete cumbersome strategy templates. Then people start dozing off.

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this session, Paul takes us through examples of successful open innovation programs to explore the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

The sky is the limit at INFINITI Lab

Rapid Innovation in digital time

INFINITI has recently opened the INFINITI LAB, dedicated to “world’s boldest innovators as they work to advance our lives”. Darren gives us an hand to explore the LAB. Continue reading → Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Accelerator Asia Corporate accelerator Darren Plested Entrepreneur Incubation Infiniti intrapreneurship Start-up

How to Found a Successful Innovative Culture: Part 3

Ideanote

Where to start if you wish to inspire innovation and motivation in your company culture? Well, what about 6 actions -- Delivered by Feed43 service

The Platform Fallacy

Innovation Excellence

It seems like every business discussion today is just counting the seconds before the term “platform” comes up. Books and articles are written, pundits swoon and conference audiences nod and exchange glances in knowing agreement. Everyone, it seems, wants to transform their business into a platform.

A Powerful Tool to Assess Your Brand’s Customer Experience

BrainZooming

I’m heading a team at church with responsibility for evangelization and conversion. Our responsibilities include ensuring our church creates an inviting and welcoming experience for both parishioners and visitors.

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Models, Strategies and Tactics for Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration Outside the Organization

Speaker: Paul Campbell, VP of Innovation, Schneider Electric

We are excited to have Paul Campbell, an expert in corporate entrepreneurship, covering some of the strategies and tactics he has repeatedly used to transform corporate innovation programs. In this session, Paul shares his experience innovating in new and adjacent markets through a deft deployment of open innovation, business accelerators, venturing, M&A, R&D, business development and strategy team leadership.

5 Ways AI Can Improve Your Company

InnovationManagement

The technology world is changing at a very fast pace and new trends keep on emerging every day. The latest product that has received a warm reception and excited many business managers is Artificial Intelligence. Everybody is fascinating about AI because it promises to be an effective way of performing routine tasks and can be applied to the various sectors of the economy. Strategies artificial intelligence Business company innovation

The 3-D Innovation Culture Jigsaw

The Future Shapers

You know that jigsaw that you got for Christmas, no not the 50-piece children’s one with large friendly pieces and obvious connections. I’m talking about the 3-D globe jigsaws that look great on the box but seem impossible to even start. There are no easy corners or edges and every piece seems to be connected to every other one through the core. The annoying thing is that you know if you could just work out where to start, tackling the 3-D jigsaw could be tremendously satisfying and rewarding.

Wisdom within Dichotomy

Innovation Excellence

To create future success, you’ve got to outlaw the very thing responsible for your past success. Sometimes slower is faster and sometimes slower is slower. But it’s always a judgement call.

Introducing Idea Management Systems

HunchBuzz

Times are changing. In order to stay relevant in an ever-changing, competitive market, companies need to utilize all resources available, and the most valuable resource is the people that make your company run. Great ideas can’t be generated from management alone. Crowdsourcing ideas from employees, partners and customers is the best way to promote innovation from the bottom-up. Why not get feedback from the people that know your company the best?

The 2018 Business Guide to Implementing an Innovation Program

In today's fast-changing world, companies must have the ability to evolve to fend off competitors, attract new customers, and retain existing ones. Innovation powers this evolution. No industry sector anywhere in the globe, from traditional and stalwart ones such as banking and agriculture to relative newcomers such as software and technology companies, can ignore the need to innovate.