Harnessing the Global Talent Pool to Accelerate Innovation [White Paper]

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability Change Innovation Crowdsourcing economy Organizational Change Talent Strategies White PaperThe talent market relationship changes are not just happening at the individual level. Change is also happening at the organizational level, as organizations themselves are moving from a fortress mentality, where all work is secret and kept inside the organization’s four walls, to an integrated, global economy.

Free White Paper – Project Portfolio Management after mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Bubblegroup

DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER Click HERE for instant download. In this outcome-focused white paper, we illustrate the steps required to align, harmonize and compare projects on equal terms within a merged (post-M&A) Project Portfolio. Most importantly, the paper identifies up on what you can do, at a practical level, when it becomes your job to unify the differing process methodologies of two (or more) management regimens.

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Free White Paper – Project Portfolio Management after mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Bubblegroup

DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER Click HERE for instant download. In this outcome-focused white paper, we illustrate the steps required to align, harmonize and compare projects on equal terms within a merged (post-M&A) Project Portfolio. Most importantly, the paper identifies up on what you can do, at a practical level, when it becomes your job to unify the differing process methodologies of two (or more) management regimens.

What’s in the CEO’s Innovation Playbook?

Innovation Excellence

Recently I received an advance copy of “The CEO’s Innovation Playbook” – the latest white paper from Mastercard and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. The paper spends most of its real estate on captured quotes straight from the. Innovation Research Harvard Business Review Mastercard Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire white papers

The 7 Types of Innovators In Your Innovation Ecosystem

Idea Drop

Innovation Management White Papers Innovation StakeholdersThere’s a common misconception that ideas people are the innovators within an organisation. In actual fact, there’s a broad range of innovators that are key for an innovation ecosystem to flourish.

How do you Create an Annual Innovation Strategy?

IdeaScale

Planning is easier in stages, which you can learn more about in the recent annual innovation white paper here. For more tips and detailed information about creating an annual innovation strategy for your organization, download our annual innovation strategy white paper here. Best Practice innovation strategy white paperIt’s a brand new year, which means it’s time for a brand new annual innovation strategy for your organization.

How do you Create an Annual Innovation Strategy?

IdeaScale

Planning is easier in stages, which you can learn more about in the recent annual innovation white paper here. For more tips and detailed information about creating an annual innovation strategy for your organization, download our annual innovation strategy white paper here. Best Practice innovation strategy white paperIt’s a brand new year, which means it’s time for a brand new annual innovation strategy for your organization.

Building Differentiating Capabilities for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability Innovation People & Skills Processes & Tools Core Competence Innovation Accelerator sustainable competitive advantage White Paper

Climbing Innovation’s Value Creation Curve

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Feature Of The Week Innovation Leadership new product development NPD R&D research Science Strategy value Value Creation White PaperWhen it comes to determining whether something is a successful innovation, there is one absolutely crucial test: Does it create value? That value may come in many forms. Usefulness for the customer, profits for a company, or social good for a nonprofit, but it must be there.

What’s Inside the CEO’s Innovation Playbook?

Braden Kelley

Recently I received an advance copy of “The CEO’s Innovation Playbook” – the latest white paper from Mastercard and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. For the effort they interviewed a dozen CEO’s highly innovative companies including Citigroup, Lyft and Coca … Continue reading → Innovation Harvard Business Review research reports

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A Commitment to Diversity is a Commitment to Innovation

InnovationManagement

Learn all of this and more in a complimentary white paper about why innovators want to nurture workforce diversity. The more you allow disparate ideas to mingle and collide, the more you maximize your chances for true innovative thought to emerge. Organization & Culture culture deadlines diversity equality goal setting ideas innovation retention

Which Fintech Businesses Will Prevail in the Digital Future

InnovationManagement

One of the most popular resources that IdeaScale has ever created was our white paper about how crowdsourcing was going to impact the financial sector. I think the reason why that white paper was so popular was because crowdsourcing was just one of many emerging trends that were beginning to shake up the financial sector.

Succeeding in Zoomworld

InnovationLabs

Plus … OUR FORTHCOMING WHITE PAPER, NEW BOOKS, and a NEW ONLINE INNOVATION COURSE 1 SUCCEEDING IN ZOOMWORLD Like everyone, you no doubt included, we’ve been spending rather large amounts of time on Zoom these last few months. We’ve learned a lot, and have run some surprisingly successful collaborative sessions, including one that spanned 12 […].

Covid-19: Business as Un-Usual And the “L” Shaped (non) Recovery

InnovationLabs

Introduction to InnovationLabs White Paper #3 in the Series Prelude: What’s Next? What’s going to happen in the next six months? It’s a big and very important question, which we tackle here. We gather evidence from a wide variety of sources, including Shell Oil, JPMorgan, Commerzbank, Warren Buffet, Forbes, The Economist, Fannie Mae, Governor […].

Innovations in Measuring and Managing Drug Addiction Treatment

IdeaScale

Innovations in Measuring and Managing Drug Addiction Treatment Quality” will accept white papers describing solutions up until June 1, 2015 at nida.ideascale.com. The National Institute on Drug Addiction has issued an exciting new challenge that breaks the boundaries between research specialties to improve the quality of drug addiction treatment. The Challenge, including the official rules and submission criteria, can be seen here: [link].

Identifying the Value of Crowdsourcing: A Talk with Dr. Zoe Szajnfarber

IdeaScale

Download our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper to learn more today! Digitization is a game-changer across all industries, affecting companies large and small. Traditional approaches to creating innovation strategies are no longer providing effective solutions.

mLearning

Xplaner

Here is a great white paper on the topic. mLearning is mobile learning. Including technology. Authored by gminks. Hosted by Edublogs

Idea Management: Learning When and How to Say “Enough”

IdeaScale

If you would like to learn more, we invite you to download our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper. We all know intellectually that sometimes projects fail, but that doesn’t necessarily make it easier when it’s our project that fails. If you have ever had to scrap a project, you’re in good company. Over one-third of projects fail , either not meeting their business intent, missing timelines, or going over budget.

Five Benefits of a Diverse Innovation Team

IdeaScale

To learn more about diversity in innovation, download our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper. Many voices lead to stronger teams.?. Diversity and inclusion are good ideas on many levels, but they can also drive your innovation strategy. Here’s why a diverse innovation team leads to better products. Diversity Drives Performance The most basic answer is right there in the data.

Will Innovation Win the War against COVID-19?

IdeaScale

Download our Crowdsourcing and Healthcare white paper , and join our newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest information. The coronavirus, known as Covid-19, has rapidly spread and is cause for concern for everyone all over the world. This novel virus is a reminder of what happens when a highly infectious disease suddenly emerges, changing all aspects of life.

Josh Folk of IdeaScale Dishes with DotCom

IdeaScale

If this sounds like a concept that’s relevant to your organization, IdeaScale invites you to download our free Crowdsourcing and Technology white paper today. Josh Folk is a co-founder of IdeaScale, and he recently joined DotCom magazine for their Leader Round Table Interview series. Harnessing innovation and putting it to work efficiently are at the heart of the so-called Industrial Revolution 4.0.?.

Blockchain For Dummies

Innovation Excellence

Ethereum , the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap after Bitcoin, was initially described in a white paper by Vitalik Buterin in 2013 who believed there was a need for a general purpose blockchain to build decentralized applications upon. By Aaron de Miranda Colaço. Blockchain.

Anticipating disruption by preparing adaptive pathways to respond

Paul Hobcraft

One recommendation suggested by Haydn Shaughnessy a proponent of this thinking ( link to White Paper ) is having these option pathways walked fully through with the CFO, so it gives him the understanding well before hard decisions are being made, when you are in the middle of handling the dynamics of disruption. I decided to widen the idea out a little and came across some (nearly buried) academic papers, but thanks to Google they came alive for me.

Josh Folk of IdeaScale Dishes with DotCom

IdeaScale

If this sounds like a concept that’s relevant to your organization, IdeaScale invites you to download our free Crowdsourcing and Technology white paper today. Josh Folk is a co-founder of IdeaScale, and he recently joined DotCom magazine for their Leader Round Table Interview series. Harnessing innovation and putting it to work efficiently are at the heart of the so-called Industrial Revolution 4.0.?.

Meeting the Challenge of Innovation in a Highly Regulated Industry

IdeaScale

Learn more about crowdsourcing in finance or download our Crowdsourcing and Healthcare white paper. Innovation strategy in a highly regulated industry presents specific challenges.?.

COVID-19: nothing new under the sun

Innovation Archetecture

Consultancies such as McKinsey and Accenture have of late published white papers on the "new normal." The white papers make for interesting reading. What has been will be again, . what has been done will be done again; . there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9. When I was around four I tripped running up the back stairs to our house.

Creating an Innovative Culture for Your Nonprofit Organization

IdeaScale

If you want to learn more about putting innovation and crowdsourcing to work in nonprofits, IdeaScale invites you to download our Crowdsourcing and Nonprofits white paper. Eighty percent of nonprofit leaders consider innovation to be mandatory, yet of those, only 40 percent think their organization is ready for innovation. Leaders recognize the importance of innovation, yet many aren’t sure how to make their organizations innovation-ready.

The ‘perfect’ office layout for innovation and productivity

Idea to Value

In Robbie’s white paper on the Future of Workplace, we also get some fascinating insights into what is coming our way our next offices: The need to create a balance between Work, Worker and Workplace. The white paper on the Future of Workplace : [link]. Contents. Future offices need to be flexible. The death of open plan offices. What office environments make people more creative? The ‘perfect’ office environment for innovation and productivity.

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IdeaScale CEO Shares Innovation Tips with SuperbCrew

IdeaScale

If you’d like to learn more, we invite you to download our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper. Rob Hoehn is the co-founder and CEO of IdeaScale, maker of world-class cloud-based innovation software. From his background in crowdsourcing software as part of the open government initiative, Rob and co-founder Vivek Bhaskaran founded IdeaScale, which was promptly adopted by 23 federal agencies.

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How to Sort and Score Innovation Ideas

IdeaScale

If you’re interested in product innovation, we invite you to download our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper. A disciplined approach to evaluating innovation ideas is necessary. Companies have to move forward in an era of rapid technological change, and innovations are often the key to staying ahead of the competition by developing new products, processes, and business models.

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Innovation Department Best Practices: A Talk with Peter Berger

IdeaScale

If you’d like to learn more, we invite you to download our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper. Peter Berger is the Director of Innovation for EmbraerX, a Silicon Valley innovation unit of Brazilian aerospace company Embraer. As an innovation director, Berger is working on projects that include the development of an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft to be used for short-distance air travel with the ease of hailing an Uber.

Understanding the Origins of Innovation

IdeaScale

If so, a great place to start is by downloading our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper. The word innovate comes from the Latin innovatus , where “in” means “into” and “novatus” is a form of the verb for “making something new.” The word eventually came to refer to bringing new things or changing established practices. Ideas grow stronger through connections with other ideas and idea-makers.

Process Development Guidelines – Implementing a Project Portfolio Management Process

Bubblegroup

DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER Click HERE for instant download. Project Portfolio Management process development guidelines. Implementing a Project Portfolio Management process. Introduction. Implementing an effective Project Portfolio Management process doesnt have to be arduos.

Shifting our thinking within the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

There was a number of sessions held at Davos, relating to this 4IR but more importantly, a release of a number of reports or white papers on the growing impact of this revolution. Over the coming days, I will be exploring and relating to all the reports and white papers that have been written for the WEF meeting. I always enjoy selected parts of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos and in this year’s #WEF18 agenda , it certainly had its good points.

How Law Enforcement Benefits from Cutting-Edge Innovation Management

IdeaScale

IdeaScale invites you to learn more by downloading our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper. Law enforcement has no choice but to adapt to changing technologies and the changes that technologies cause among the populations they serve. Innovation may not change what police officers do, but it can improve how they do it. Making law enforcement simpler, better, and safer in a world that is changing more rapidly than ever is a gargantuan challenge.

3 Reasons Healthcare Needs Idea Management

IdeaScale

Learn more about the state of innovation in the healthcare industry in our white paper. It’s hard enough to keep up in a complex industry like healthcare. But just wait till healthcare is disrupted as dramatically as retail or music has been over the past decade.

Eleven Ways to use Crowdsourcing

Destination Innovation

Ideascale have published a white paper on crowdsourcing which you can download. Here are the ways that are identified in the paper which also contains many examples and links: 1. How are firms using crowdsourcing? Its adoption has been widespread and companies are finding many new uses for the technique. Solution Finding. This is when you use crowdsourcing to find the solution to a difficult or complex problem. Opinion Seeking.

Why is it Important to Get to Market Fast

IdeaScale

To find out more about the myriad ways in which crowdsourcing can help improve your speed-to-market, click here to download a recent crowdsourcing and technology white paper. Technology moves at the speed of innovation. If you aren’t paying attention, you could be completely left behind. There are two huge reasons why it is important to get to market fast: to be the first and money. Get to Market First. These days, being the first is often more important than being the best.

Innovation skills that are critical now: empathy

Jeffrey Phillips

You can find the white paper supporting these traits and others here: Unusual skills in a business setting If you've followed along, or even if you've just joined the blogging thread, you'll note that beginner's mind, comfort with ambiguity and empathy aren't typical business skills or traits. I'm writing a series of posts that discuss some of the most important traits and skills that are needed to support innovation now, in the midst and in the aftermath of the COVID pandemic.

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What Does Healthcare Innovation Entail?

IdeaScale

IdeaScale encourages you to download our Crowdsourcing and Healthcare white paper to learn more about exciting new directions in healthcare innovation management. We live in an age of technological innovation, and one of the biggest beneficiaries of new technologies has been the healthcare industry. New technologies make both patient services and back-office practices faster and more accurate.

Innovation traits that are critical now: comfort with ambiguity

Jeffrey Phillips

Far too many people have become accustomed to a black and white operating environment, where options and risks are knowable and where risk and variance are avoided. Read the white paper I developed on these core innovation skills and traits for more information I'm writing a series of blog posts that examine what skills are necessary to innovate in a post COVID pandemic environment.

Top 5 Women Innovators of All Time

IdeaScale

She has published scientific papers on preslaughter stress and meat quality and is widely believed to have done more for livestock welfare than any other individual. How innovation is accomplished is changing too, and IdeaScale invites you to download our white paper on crowdsourcing and technology to learn how crowdsourcing improves speed-to-market while reducing R&D costs.

Why is Diversity Important to Innovation

IdeaScale

Click here to download a recent white paper on the importance of diversity for innovation, how to nurture a diverse workforce and create a culture where diversity thrives, and some fantastic examples of diversity aiding innovation.