Sat.Mar 17, 2018 - Fri.Mar 23, 2018

Why Most Technologies Move Slower Today

Digital Tonto

The next transformation will likely be far less visible, but potentially far more impactful, than the seemingly endless stream of "killer apps" that we've come to associate with progress. Related. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Online Innovation Takes Over Startup Culture

Innovation Excellence

The dotcom boom never really went away. From about the mid-nineties through 2001, the landscape was littered with crazy speculation, business plans scratched out on cocktail napkins, and venture capital being pushed to where it never should have been.

HOLY FOOLS DAY: March 25th!

Idea Champions

Blockchain as Storage: Evolution not Revolution

Information Playground

Last year I purchased the book Blockchain Revolution by Don Tapscott. Once some of blockchain's privacy and commerce kinks solve, the book posits that the technology will be positioned to revolutionize different aspects of society (e.g., finance, government, voting, etc.).


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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How Credit Unions Innovate With Innovation Software


Innovation is a requirement in today’s business world and credit unions are no exception.


Innovation 360

SACC-USA INVITES YOU TO THE EXECUTIVE FORUM. AN EXCLUSIVE NETWORKING EVENT FOR PROMINENT LEADERS IN SWEDISH-AMERICAN BUSINESS. The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce of the United States of America (SACC-USA) cordially invites you to our agship event, the Executive Forum on May 24, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The event will be held in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden.


Innovate Before Your Customers Want You To Die

Innovation Excellence

“I literally can’t wait for the entire rental car industry to go down in flames. This whole thing is archaic.” – annoyed guy in front of me at rental car pick up. I’m in line waiting for a rental car. Two gentlemen in front of me are having a heated conversation about how they want to.

A Clue About Navigating Change

Idea Champions

If your team, department, or organization is "going through changes" and your role is to facilitate the process, please understand that it is completely normal and healthy for people to experience doubt, worry, fear, resistance and every conceivable human emotion in response to these changes.


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.

Ideation results from the YouthSpeak Forum 2018


The YouthSpeak Forum is an initiative held annually around the world, organized by AIESEC and supported by the United Nations to bring young people together in dialogue and action regarding the Sustainable Development Goals. social innovation ideation


Which Department Should be Driving Open Innovation?


Research and Development? Human Resources? Procurement? Marketing? Open innovation is still relatively new to a lot of organizations and impacts many areas. Consequently, there is not always a department or person that has open innovation explicitly under their purview. Innovation Insights


Top 20 Innovation Articles of January 2018

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

Is innovation really important to you?

Innovation Excellence

How can we establish Innovation as the vital link to a process of change and strategic direction options? One that lifts the debates of managing today’s business by linking it into the future and then turning this thinking into a series of plausible and coherent set of activities?


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.