Trending Questions

InnovationManagement

What is a trend, and other questions answered by Sébastien Van Laere, Co-founder of Superframe, an agency using insight and foresight to develop brand-, innovation- and business strategy for some of the biggest global brands. The post Trending Questions appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Five Tech Trends Impacting the Healthcare Industry

Daniel Burrus

Five Tech Trends Impacting the Healthcare Industry. All of our physical parts and systems, including our genes, can be augmented, enhanced, or protected, thanks to accelerating technology-driven Hard Trends that are already rapidly moving forward.

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Innovation Trends in Life Sciences

Yet2

We published a Case Study: Innovations in Life Science to showcase a recent success story and highlight some of the trends our project teams have seen while working across clients and topic areas within life science. Here are a few of the trends we’re seeing: Digital pathology.

Five Technology Trends Driving Manufacturing (Are you on Board?)

Daniel Burrus

But as of late, the disruptions the manufacturing industry faces are actually being caused by new disruptive Hard Trends impacting their processes, and ones that can and will improve the life of human users of products. Five Tech Trends Impacting the Manufacturing Industry.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

4 Ways to Increase Cross-Collaboration in Trend & Technology Scouting

ITONICS

Y ou have a list of super-relevant trends and technologies for your business but not yet an efficient way to select the most strategically valuable ones? Environmental Scanning $Trend & Tech Scouting

10 Disruptive Trends for 2020

Leapfrogging

Here are 10 trends that will create opportunities – and threats – in 2020. The post 10 Disruptive Trends for 2020 first appeared on. Innovation business strategy disruption fintech innovation trendsDisruption is everywhere.

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The Key Trends to Watch in Cybersecurity

Business and Tech

Our panel discusses the biggest trends in cybersecurity, and what organizations and individuals can do to protect their data. . Which cybersecurity technology trends have you seen make the biggest impact in terms of improving data security in the last year?

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10 Disruptive Trends for 2020

Leapfrogging

Here are 10 trends that will create opportunities – and threats – in 2020. Predictable Wildcards – Unforeseen disruptions are now an inherent part of life, instilling the need for “responsive strategy” – the continous process of trend scanning, scenario planning, and trial-and-error testing of business models based on the disruptive trends occurring in the external world. Innovation business strategy disruption fintech innovation trends

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How Amazon Used Trends to Buy MGM for Free

Adam Hartung

Amazon earned up so much "trend value" from anticipating trends that they bought MGM, essentially for free. Innovation Investing Software Strategy Trends amazon e-commerce trend trend value walmart

Which Trends Can You Trust?

Daniel Burrus

Mention the word “trend” in a group setting and you’ll find that most will shrug it off, the reason being that the word “trend” has a negative connotation to it, causing trends to be considered untrustworthy. I refer to those as Soft Trends. Trends Are Short-Lived.

The Business Opportunity of Embedded Analytics: New Findings from 500+ Application Teams

Speaker: Josh Martin, Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Join Logi Analytics as they explore new survey findings and trends. The latest trends and future landscape of the embedded space. Embedded analytics has evolved from an afterthought to a necessity.

Anticipatory Leaders and Accelerated Hard Trends

Daniel Burrus

Hard Trends and the Pandemic. These leaders also know that technology-driven Hard Trends have all dramatically accelerated during the global pandemic. Once again, this is where Hard Trends in technology helps.

Podcast S4E69: Daniel Burrus – Seeing the future and knowing the trends that will come true

Idea to Value

We speak about the difference of hard trends ( that will definitely happen) and soft trends (assumptions, that might happen or might not) , and using the principles of hard trends to guide your innovation efforts. 00:09:00 – The three types of hard trends.

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#2,152 – 2021 Trends Report

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’ve always wanted to come up with a trends report similar to the famous Internet trends report put out annually by Mary Meeker but I never got around to it.

Top 5 Innovation Trends in 2019

Rocketspace

So, what are the five top innovation trends that will mark 2019, and where should businesses be placing their bets? corporate innovation strategy corporate innovation services blog innovation trends 2019 innovation trends80% of executives think their current business models are at risk to be disrupted in the near future and 84% say their future success is extremely dependent on innovation.

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Emerging Trends in Design Thinking Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

Emerging Trends in Design Thinking Innovation. Design Thinking Emerging Trends. Like any methodology, we are seeing Design Thinking evolving with new groundbreaking trends.

What is Digital Transformation?

With the changing trends in the business world, it is more and more necessary to embrace digital transformation in business. Find out how to succeed in this ever-changing environment.

How to Define the Right Search Criteria in Trend Scouting

ITONICS

Trends reflect changing consumer needs and behaviors over time. Knowing what trends may impact your business enables you to prepare and adapt to societal change. One of the most important activities in innovation management is the continuous interpretation and evaluation of trends.

How to Create Your Trend and Technology Radar in 5 Minutes

ITONICS

B eing able to visualize relevant trends and emerging technologies in a manner that allows specific views, filtering, linking, and relating of different data to each other provides a helpful perspective on opportunities. Strategic Foresight $Innovation OS $Trend & Tech Scouting

Innovation Management Data Trends from 2021: What Can We Learn About 2022?

InnovationManagement

Many people have said that 2021 was 2020 Part II, but IdeaScale looked at some of our system data (as we do every year) to see what we could learn, and there are a few key trends we think are different from 2020, and that we think bode well for a creative 2022.

A Look at Innovative Sustainability Trends for 2020

IdeaScale

Are you looking to shape sustainability trends in 2020? There are several trends set to shape these sustainability efforts in 2020. Trends also show investors will move away from non-eco-friendly sectors such as coal.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

The Latest Trends in Smart Kitchens and Bathrooms

Business and Tech

The post The Latest Trends in Smart Kitchens and Bathrooms appeared first on Business and Tech. Multiple studies have shown that connected living will continue to gain momentum over the next several years.

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Crowdsourcing Trends Shaping the Future of Innovation

IdeaScale

There are many different crowdsourcing trends that have taken place over the past several years, but there are three in particular that I believe are shaping the future of innovation more than the others. In this article, I will be discussing those three trends, and why I believe they are shaping the future of innovation. The reason why this trend has become so popular is because it allows upper management to focus on other tasks that may be more important.

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7 Global Food Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

Rocketspace

Food and AgTech food technology trends 2019 food tech trendsThe global food market is blazing. Last year was a golden year for food tech startups. According to PitchBook, 2018 set a decade-high record for VC investment in the space with food startups such as unicorn DoorDash and Instacart valued at $4.4B.

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Today's Restaurant Franchise Trends

Entrepreneur - Innovation

There's plenty of progress among restaurant franchisors. Franchise 500

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

How to Identify Industry Trends

Hype

While the second post provided guidance, practical tips, and examples on how to get started with brainstorming the future of your market , this post offers insight on where and how to identify industry trends to support brainstorming and other foresight activities.

Disruption Should Never Sneak Up on You: Find the Courage to Change by Using Hard Trends

Daniel Burrus

Anticipatory business leaders, entrepreneurs, and employees alike know this is a Hard Trend future certainty that will happen ; advancements in digital technology will continue to accelerate at an exponential rate. I want you to take a moment and ask yourself: are you afraid of change?

3 Retail Trends Shaping the World in 2020

Rocketspace

corporate innovation services blog Chinese retail trends retail trends 2019 retail trends 2020 retail technology trends the future of retailThe future of retail is unfolding before our eyes. Nike recently introduced a subscription model for children’s tennis shoes. Alibaba’s Freshippo markets defined the potential of offline-to-online user experience while also dedicating over 40% of retail space for dining and cooking classes.

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Positive Disruption using Hard Trends and Soft Trends

Daniel Burrus

This is the difference between Soft Trends and Hard Trends. If you don’t like a Hard Trend, there isn’t a way for you to change it. However, if you don’t like a Soft Trend, you can easily change it to your advantage. This is a Hard Trend, while a Soft Trend would be whether you will transform your business processes. The smart watch business is already filled with competition; however, by using Hard Trends, you can stack the deck in your favor.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

How has COVID-19 Accelerated Trends in Customer Service?

InnovationManagement

To survive, businesses need to adapt by accelerating customer service trends that already exist. . The post How has COVID-19 Accelerated Trends in Customer Service? Since the outbreak of COVID-19, customer behavior has changed dramatically.

Three Trends in Supply Chain Innovation

IdeaScale

The post Three Trends in Supply Chain Innovation appeared first on IdeaScale. Getting what the customer needs, right where they are, at precisely the time that they want it is becoming ever more important. Efficient supply chains reduce waste, save money, and ensure the best possible goods are made and brought to market. There’s a lot of innovation waiting to turn supply chains into ever more powerful tools. Automation And Robotics.

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Emerging Trends in the Automotive Sector

IdeaScale

However, no matter what automotive company you work for, there are some emerging trends that will impact your roadmap. Here are just a few of the emerging trends that we’ve seen. Who is going to be most excited about this new trend? Mckinsey shared this insightful article about what the emerging trends are in the automotive sector. The post Emerging Trends in the Automotive Sector appeared first on IdeaScale.

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From Trend Watching to Idea Wrangling: How To Turn Cycles Into Action Plans

Daniel Burrus

We’ve seen cycles come and go—everything from music trends that emulate days gone by to past decades of fashion making a comeback. Trends Are Cycles. Hard Trends and Soft Trends sound similar to the concept of cycles, don’t they?

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

3 Email Marketing Trends to Help You Kickstart 2022

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Adapting to these email marketing trends will put you ahead of the pack. Marketing

How COVID Impacted 2020’s Innovation Trends

InnovationManagement

The post How COVID Impacted 2020’s Innovation Trends appeared first on InnovationManagement. Report Trend Alert benchmarking Best Practices coronavirus covid-19 Crowdsourcing

Meta-Trends & Mindsets

Yet2

I want to share with you his thoughts on meta-trends he presented in “ Technology Converts Scarcity into Abundance.”. Below is an overview of his presentation that covered the meta-trends he’s noticed. Trends in Food: Functional Foods, Superfoods, Eating Less Red Meat.

Scouting’s hottest trend: Contract Manufacturing Organizations

Yet2

A major trend yet2 has observed over the last several years in our technology scouting projects is more companies are using scouting to identify Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) to partner with.

Believe the Hype? Not All Tech Trends Live Up to Their Reputation