How to Identify Industry Trends

HYPE Innovation

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.

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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.

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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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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 trends

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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.

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.

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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.

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 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

Trends in Training & Development

InnovationTraining.org

Learn about the latest training trends and practices here. In this article, we’ll cover some of these top trends in training and development in the year 2020 and beyond. Today’s workforce is competitive, goal-oriented and self-motivated.

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.

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.

Is the “New Normal” We Face a Soft Trend?

Daniel Burrus

But contrary to the Hard Trend that a global pandemic will come to a close, a future certainty that is not so set in stone is the aforementioned “new normal” and both how we will react to it and what it will entail. Soft Trends Defined. If a Soft Trend doesn’t benefit you, change it!

Hard Trends: Easier to Identify Than You Think

Daniel Burrus

But, if Hard Trends, or future certainties, are as easy to identify as I maintain, what is the Hard Trend in all of this? What’s a Hard Trend? As previously stated, a Hard Trend is a future certainty, in that it is something we know is going to occur whether we want it to or not.

4 Hot Tech Trends in Senior Care

Entrepreneur - Innovation

News and TrendsAs the elderly population grows, entrepreneurs can expand opportunities along with it.

2018 Trends: read, then what?

Board of Innovation

The post 2018 Trends: read, then what? Trends How Might We Tools trendsRead More. appeared first on Board of Innovation.

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.

How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

The Future of Email Marketing: Trends and Predictions for 2020

InnovationManagement

The post The Future of Email Marketing: Trends and Predictions for 2020 appeared first on Innovation Management. The importance of email marketing when spreading the word about a product or service cannot be overstated.

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Healthcare trends that are shaping 2020

Board of Innovation

Reading Time: 10 minutes We discuss the trends that will overhaul the healthcare industry in 2020. The post Healthcare trends that are shaping 2020 appeared first on Board of Innovation.

Seven Trends Driving The Future of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Leadership Management Strategy Innovation Management success TrendsKraft Heinz’ stock is down 50 percent over the past 12 months, turnover in the executive ranks has increased, and the company’s inability to keep pace with changing consumer tastes is largely to blame.

Insurance technology trends that are shaping 2020

Board of Innovation

Read about the key challenges faced by insurance innovators as we discuss 5 trends that have been impacting the industry: AI, blockchain, digitization, personalization and data, as well as hiring and retaining technically skilled talent.

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Global Trends of Remote Working

IdeaHunt

Global Trends of Remote Working

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. Best Practice Partner Spotlight Innovation trends

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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.

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7 Big Trends that Coronavirus is Accelerating

IdeaSpies

In times of turmoil we must look through the noise and see the trends that will shape our future. Crises are not new, however this. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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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7 Modern Trends That Are Innovating Traditional Workplaces

InnovationManagement

The post 7 Modern Trends That Are Innovating Traditional Workplaces appeared first on Innovation Management. The workplace of today little resembles the cubicles of yesteryear. More people telecommute and enjoy flextime options.

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.

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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?

Sorting Through the Management Tools and Trends

HYPE Innovation

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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When It Comes to Trends, Know Which ones to Trust.

Daniel Burrus

Mention the word “trend” to some people and you may receive a smirk in response. Because many people simply don’t trust trends. Some trends are, in fact, very trustworthy—so much so that they can be considered future certainties. 4 Ways to Spot a Trendy Trend .

6 Trends for Every Salesperson

Daniel Burrus

There are several new business trends taking place—all of which affect salespeople in every industry. Understand what the trends are and how to maximize them so you can maintain a successful sales career. The more you understand and adapt to today’s current business trends, the better your sales will be—today and in the future. Are you anticipating future trends in your sales career? The post 6 Trends for Every Salesperson appeared first on Daniel Burrus.

Top 10 CPG Industry Trends For 2020

Acuvate

In the coming years, the transformative trends in the CPG industry will be driven by data and technology, services that focus on customer centricity and smart supply chains. In this article, we outline the ten trends that will most affect the consumer-goods sector in 2020 and beyond.

5 Trends Driving Corporate Innovation

Innovation Excellence

The leaders of a 25,000-person U.S. government organization had a serious problem. They were stuck with outdated hardware and software, sometimes dating back to the eighties.

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Use Soft Trends to Influence the Future

Daniel Burrus

The Definition of Soft Trends . I call them Soft Trends, and they are a central principle of the overall Anticipatory Organization Model. . Soft trends are future maybes: those events, developments and other things that may or may not take place.

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.

Trends in early education

IdeaSpies

Recently I saw a headline article on the ‘School of the future’, with a particular focus on design, or to use the relevant term, the “built environment”.

Two Important Market-Trends Vantage Points: Broadview + Futureview®

Daniel Burrus

Even the most traditional, by-the-book organizations share a common goal with their more forward-thinking counterparts and competitors: How to stay in front of market trends. That can make just keeping up with market trends a chore, let alone being out in front. .

Trends First, Solutions Second

IdeaScale

This also means that organizations need to be trend tracking so that they can always include these signals as part of their initial review of existing information that informs their solution seeking. The post Trends First, Solutions Second appeared first on IdeaScale.

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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.

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Marketers Must Learn to Anticipate Content Trends

Daniel Burrus

In fact, about 50 percent of households now say they listen to podcasts, with a majority of them joining the trend in just the last three years. Three Hard Trends and Two Tech Trends to Watch . I call these Hard Trends (as opposed to Soft Trends, which may come and go).

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.

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