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These 2017 Trends Will Change Our World

Innovation Excellence

Trend watchers go berserk with all the cool new ideas born every minute and futurologist see their predictions come true sooner than expected. Welcome to 2017. It is going to be an interesting year. We have not seen so much creativity, innovation and evolution before in history.

Key Trends for Future-Proofing Corporate Venture

Rocketspace

Corporate-Startup Partnerships Partnerships Trends Venture Capital Innovation Models CVCOver the last few years, the corporate venture model has shifted away from internal R&D towards an open innovation model in which companies partner with entrepreneurs to create new products or services. If it's done smartly, the partnership between company and startup provides a capital structure that can help the startup grow even faster.

The Five Hottest Innovation Trends

Innovation Excellence

Only a year ago, we were just hearing about the “sharing economy” (since renamed the On Demand Economy), today the mainstream media reports on these trends constantly. The start up craze. 3-D printing. Uber, AirBNB and the unstoppable On Demand Economy.

Accelerate Growth Using Hard Trends

Daniel Burrus

By learning to separate the Hard Trends that will happen because they are based on future facts from the Soft Trends that might happen because they are based on various levels of assumptions, you can learn to become anticipatory in both your planning and execution and discover new and powerful ways to accelerate your growth and success. Hard Trends represent future certainties—things that we know with absolute confidence will occur. Hard Trends can help with that.

The State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2016: Multi-Industry Benchmark Study.

This trend has inspired (if not compelled) many companies to face the facts: the status quo is no. revolves around identifying deeper trends in engagement. A Multi-Industry Benchmark Study 2016 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED. INNOVATION A Multi-Industry Benchmark Study 2016 STATE OF.

Innovation Leaders Report Summary 2016/17: Trends and Leaders in Innovation Worldwide

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This year, Innovation Leaders highlighted three trends in its analysis: US dominance, partnerships and collaboration, and the impact of big bets and bold moves to deliver tangible, sustained growth. Reports Trend Alert analysis collaboration collaborative innovation europe report trend USAInnovation Leaders has released its annual report detailing companies across 25 different sectors worldwide that accomplish the most from innovative activities.

Transformative Trends in Life Insurance

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Finance Industry Innovation Life Insurance TrendsInnovation is moving at digital speed through just about every industry. The life insurance industry has been trying to jump onboard, but has been moving a bit under the average speed limit.

Sorting Through the Management Tools and Trends

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We all are caught up in handling and understanding different management tools. The numbers are accelerating, and if anything it's adding more confusion to the pile we already have.

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Trends in Innovation Leaders: Greater Risk and Big Bets

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Reports Trend Alert ambition big bets collaboration collaborative innovation disruptive innovation foresight incubation innovation success insight opportunity pivoting risk risk-taking Success FactorsThe latest Innovation Leaders research shows that there is an increasingly number of high-growth companies that are prepared to take greater risk and make big bets.

Directions of Mobile App Development Trends in 2016

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Apple Digital Innovation Innovation Perspectives Technology app code Cross Platforms internet IoT mobile mobile app Security Swift Trends wearables"Write the code. Change the world."

5 Trends that Will Impact Your Innovation Strategy in 2017

IdeaScale

But innovation and change are not simple cause and effect: Often trends can affect how, in what industries, and where we innovate. What are the trends that will impact your innovation strategy in 2017? 2017 offers new frontiers in innovation.

Tracking Trends – Six Essential Steps for Spotting Your Next Opportunity

Innovation Excellence

Innovation disruption technology TrendsI once asked Fred Smith, the founder of FedEx, what led him to start the company back in 1971. He explained that, at the time, he was running a company at the Little Rock, Arkansas, airport, refurbishing executive aircraft. It was there he began to notice that with increasing frequency, business people were showing up.

7 Takeaways for Corporate Innovation Teams from Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Trends Report

Rocketspace

Since the report is more than 200 pages long, we thought it would be helpful to share a high-level summary of the trends that are most relevant to corporations: Corporate Innovation Trends

Digital is not a trend!

Innovation Excellence

Tiago Félix da Silva Lopes is a brilliant and enthusiastic Digital Director at Portugal Telecom. Discover his experience, and the single digital unit he created. Learn how digital transformation unfolds as a continuous cycle of initiatives, rather than a project with an end.

10 Tech Trends Driving Connected Consumer Behavior [infographic]

Innovation Excellence

To help innovators understand and prepare for future consumer demand, Gfk has chosen the ten key Tech Trends they believe will have the most impact on consumer needs and behavior in 2016 and beyond. For an overview, check out the ten trends in this infographic.

Corporate Innovation: 5 Trends Not to Ignore in 2016

Rocketspace

Whether it was fear or greed, an increasing number of big brands woke up and introduced internal innovation programs in 2015. And, for good reasons: fear that a new startup could launch a disruptive new technology and steal market share, pressure to create new revenue streams — or both.

PBTO51: Non-Obvious Trends with Rohit Bhargava

Rmukesh Gupta

He is a “non-obvious” trend curator, founder of the Influential Marketing Group, and an expert in helping brands and leaders be more influential. How he goes about identifying these trends ? The Haystack method of curating trends.

The University in 2040: 6 trends & an infographic.

Open Innovation EU

In his work, Van der Zwaan introduces 6 worldwide trends in education that will have significant impact on how we learn in the future. 6 trends in higher education. Debundling: Debundling is the trend towards more personalized, modular education.

Tech innovation trends for 2017

Wazoku

2017 will be no exception, considering the tech trends that emerged in 2016 and will continue to develop in the new year. Some of the trends we can expect to change the world in 2017 include: Internet of Things (IoT). The post Tech innovation trends for 2017 appeared first on Wazoku.

What Makes Snapchat Worth $20B? Trends

Adam Hartung

This is now a very fast growing trend, and it is projected to continue. “Why is this a trend, and not a fad?” Snapchat has capitalized on this new trend by making an app which allows you and your friends to communicate far more information a whole lot faster.

New Report Examines Trends in Government Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Government is perhaps not renowned for being particularly innovative, but a recent report from the OECD sets out to showcase some innovative government policies from around the world in recent years.

Digital is not a trend!

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Tiago Félix da Silva Lopes is a brilliant and enthousiast Digital Director at Portugal Telecom. Discover his experience, and the single digital unit he created. Learn how digital transformation unfolds as a continuous cycle of initiatives, rather than a project with an end. Continue reading → Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Agile chief digital officer Digital digital transformation digital unit empowerment Tiago Silva lopes

Trend-driven Innovation for Product Managers

Innovation Excellence

Smart product managers study trends and innovate accordingly. This is trend-driven innovation. Uber’s success is an excellent example of trend-driven innovation. Both were possible due to changes in perceptions of sharing – a trend that became known as the sharing economy.

The 2016 CES Report: The Trend Behind the Trend

Innovation Excellence

Hot off the press, we’re bringing you our annual CES recap report. Our team scoured the showroom floor, and explored the week's hottest topics in social media, to bring you the best of the 2016 International Consumer Electronics & Technology Show. Continue reading → Presentations

Why Demographic Trends Tell Us Aging and Immigration Are Crucial for Success

Adam Hartung

I write about trends. Technology trends are exciting, because they can come and go fast – making big winners of some companies (Apple, Facebook, Tesla, Amazon) and big losers out of others (Blackberry, Motorola, Saab, Sears.) And these trends can have significant implications.

What is Free Innovation?

Hype

Trends & Future ThinkingKittihawk, 1903. Wilbur and Orville Wright, up at an insanely early 5am, listening to the wind singing in the wires of their fragile aircraft.

5 Industries with the Most Innovative Companies

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Trend Alert augmented reality automotive industry biotechnology brainstorm clean energy healthcare IoT pharmaceutical technology Tesla trendHave you ever wondered where great ideas come from?

Beware of the ‘Hypenated’ Innovation Trend

Innovation Excellence

Can you resist the temptation to hype your innovation solution? Unfortunately, we can expect to see much more of this - the unintentional obfuscation of innovation. Continue reading → Innovation Uncategorized

Six future leadership trends

The Human Factor

Read on to learn about the most important future trends in leadership. l-m.com/~/media/ILM%20Website/Documents/research-reports/future-trends/ilm-research-reports-future-trends%20pdf.ashx ). Another strong trend for the future is collective leadership.

What Mobile Trends Should You Be Getting Behind?

Daniel Burrus

Dematerialization is a Hard Trend — we know that computer technology has only decreased in size while increasing in functionality, and it’s going to continue in that direction. Anticipating the future Future Tech Technology News Daniel Burrus Mobile Trends Technology

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Innovation Hot Spots – Countries vs. Cities

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Reports Research Trend Alert community innovation center Innovation Leaders Toronto trendWe increasingly see the world and much of its innovation through the lens of cities not countries, but there is little clarity around where the true innovation hotspots of today, let alone tomorrow, are to be found.

What Corporate Innovation Teams Need to Know about the New Breed of Unicorns

Rocketspace

Corporate Innovation TrendsIn tech investing circles, unicorns—defined as a private company valued at $1 billion or more—are no longer a rare breed. Private equity researcher CB Insights says there are 170 operating in markets around the globe. As a group, investors value them at $620 billion.

5 Reasons Sustainability Drives Innovation

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Sustainability is one of the key emerging trends in recent years. Strategies Trend Alert business model innovation constraint future green innovations question sustainability trend value chain innovation value creation value streamBut much like innovation, it is a maturing discipline with few established business practices and lots of evolving methodologies.

PBTO37: Surge – Identifying and riding Trends in Your Marketplace with Mike Mikhalowicz

Rmukesh Gupta

He shares his thoughts and ideas on how entrepreneurs can identify an imminent trend (lots of Tesla electric cars in early 2018 on the road) and how we can use these trends to grow our business to a scale by allowing our business to ride the trend.

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Change Agents and the Future of Change Management

Braden Kelley

Roundup: 5 Illuminating Articles for Corporate Innovation Teams

Rocketspace

TrendsThe corporate innovation world is booming with interesting developments—much of it happening beneath the surface. We put together a roundup of articles to help innovation professionals stay up-to-date or brush-up on industry knowledge.

The Biggest Trends Impacting Retail Innovation

Rocketspace

Trends RetailThere's no doubt that e-commerce is on the rise as more and more consumers every year shop online and from their mobile phones. But before proclaiming in-store shopping to be a thing of the past, it's wise to consider how brick-and-mortar retail stores are beginning to implement cutting-edge technology.

The Future of Connectivity + IoT: What's Coming Up?

Rocketspace

Here's a snapshot of the trends and startups that corporate innovation teams should watch: TrendsThe Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is exploding. Corporations, governments, and startups are teaming up to build new infrastructure and products. Sensor technology is improving while price points are lowering. Meanwhile, companies are testing robots within warehouses for asset monitoring, tracking, and optimization. The hunger for new solutions has never been stronger.

These 4 Major Paradigm Shifts Will Transform The Future Of Technology

Innovation Excellence

Technology future Paradigm Shift TrendsFor the past fifty years or so, technology has followed a fairly predictable path. We squeeze more transistors onto silicon wafers, which makes chips more powerful and devices smaller.

How Corporate Innovators Can Navigate Risk and Uncertainty in 2017

Rocketspace

Intrapreneurship Trends Innovation ModelsWith a new U.S. administration now in office and trade negotiations beginning for Brexit, 2017 is poised to be a year of extreme uncertainty. But despite the risks, corporate innovators are bound to forge on and discover new opportunities for R&D and expansion.