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The Long Nose of Innovation

Thanks to Faris for pointing at (in his excellent post on the paradox of influencer marketing) Bill Buxton's idea of the 'long nose of</i> …

Design thinking needs org design

Brilliant ideas demand brilliant teamwork<p><b>THE GIST:</b> Even the most exceptional ideas and most beloved prototypes don’t stand a chance against …

Fluent Innovation: Using Behavioural Science to Make Your Next Big Idea a Success

Time to Re-Think Design Thinking

<i>Olof Schybergson, CEO and Shelley Evenson, Head Of Organizational Evolution At Fjord, Design and Innovation From Accenture Interactive</i><p>Faced by growing competition and nimbler start-ups, many organizations are struggling. They suffer from a crisis of innovation. Unable to differentiate their brands, …

Why Companies Can't Turn Customer Insights into Growth

Despite their best intentions to focus on customers’ needs, many companies spend more time looking inward. If you are not convinced of your …

Innovation is in all the wrong places

I live a pretty cosmopolitan futuristic life atop a glass skyscraper in New York City, but I’ve yet to get a pizza delivered by drone, order a taxi from Alexa or open a hotel door with my smartwatch. I’ve also not booked a hotel from a bot (because trying that drove me crazy) nor consumed news from …

Inside The Making Of Allo, Google’s AI-Powered Messaging App

Google’s plan for beating Apple and Facebook in the messaging wars.<p>Let the Great Messaging War of 2017 begin. Today, Google is launching Allo, a revamped messaging app meant to compete with the likes of Apple Messages and Facebook Messenger—two products that in recent months have steadily unveiled …

Apps

The Self-Improvement Strategy You Didn’t Realize You Learned In Science Class

Experimenting on yourself doesn’t have to be the stuff of horror movies.<p>Your third-grade science teacher introduced you to what may be the best strategy for picking up new skills and knowledge than any you’ll ever find. You may not have realized it at the time or even remember it now, but it’s been …

Know Your Customers’ “Jobs to Be Done”

For as long as we can remember, innovation has been a top priority—and a top frustration—for leaders. In a recent McKinsey poll, 84% of global executives reported that innovation was extremely important to their growth strategies, but a staggering 94% were dissatisfied with their organizations’ …

Dining Rooms

Why Purpose-Driven Innovation Trumps All

Innovation that sticks is purposed-driven – led by someone on a mission to do good for others. It doesn’t matter if the innovation succeeds on its own or leads to another innovation by someone else that does succeed. What matters is that the innovator is committed to a cause and is compelled to …

The Innovation Catalysts

Artwork: Josef Schulz, <b>Halle rot #1</b>, 2001, C-print, 98 x 124 cm<p>One day in 2007, midway through a five-hour PowerPoint presentation, Scott Cook realized that he wasn’t another Steve Jobs. At first it was a bitter disappointment. Like many entrepreneurs, Cook wanted the company he had cofounded to be …

Delight, by Design. Innovation Sets Intuit Apart as a Customer-Centric Leader

<b>Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.</b><br>—Steve Jobs<p>Let’s admit it. Innovation is sexy. It’s cool. What company wouldn’t like to …

Customer-Centric Innovation is Driven by Outcomes, Not Ideas: Inside Scoop with Tony Ulwick of Strategyn

CustomerThink Founder/CEO Bob Thompson interviews Tony Ulwick about ideas, outcome-driven innovation and why companies struggle to bring breakthrough …

Methodology

“Startup success can be engineered by following the process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be taught.”- Eric Ries<p>The Lean Startup …

You Need an Innovation Strategy

Despite massive investments of management time and money, innovation remains a frustrating pursuit in many companies. Innovation initiatives frequently fail, and successful innovators have a hard time sustaining their performance—as Polaroid, Nokia, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard, and …

Innovation

A Slow Brew: What Starbucks Teaches Us About the Importance of Innovation and Timing

Timing. It can be the impetuous for the greatest, most serendipitous of love stories—the perfect Craigslist Missed Connection “How We Met” story …

Coffee

What Innovation Strategy Should Be Pursued? Align the Opportunities with Your Capabilities

Is there a way to choose an innovation strategy that relies on something other than gut feelings and hunches?<p>If you’re familiar with the …

Future of Food & Beverage Archives

Published in<p>Report<p>Jul, 2016<p>Viewrcnt.eu/ryn<p>Summary<p>The UK food and drink industry has grown in recent years and is currently the country’s largest …

How GE Is Continuing Its Legacy of Innovation in the Digital Age

Fittingly, Linda Boff, General Electric's newly minted CMO, opened Thursday's Association of National Advertisers Master's Conference in Orlando by …

General Electric

The Network | The Network

"Amazing things happen when you connect the previously unconnected." Such is the work of Cisco's Innovation Center in Songdo—a city in one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world. At Songdo's Innovation Center, collaboration with partners and startups creates safer environments, …

About Boundless Immigration Inc.

Empowering families to navigate the immigration system more <b>confidently, rapidly, and affordably</b>.<p>We are a team of immigrants and experts who have …

Sometimes Even A Breakthrough Discovery Is Not Enough, You Have To Have The Strength To See It Through

The amazing story of James Allison and his decades long struggle to bring a revolutionary new cure for cancer to market. Related posts: Here’s How We …

Summer Reading List: 17 Great Books Every Innovator Should Read

The absolutely essential books for anyone who wants to change the world. Related posts: Summer Reading List: The Books Behind the Buzz Summer Reading …

How Ikea took over the world

<b>By Beth Kowitt</b><p>Photographs by Andrew Hetherington<p>March 10, 2015, 1:00 AM EDT<p>How Ikea took over the world<i>Photographs by Andrew Hetherington</i><b>In a</b> …

Avoid Innovation Paralysis – Why all Companies Can and Must Embrace Change

Someone once told me this: “Innovation is like an apparition of the Virgin Mary: one person saw her, but everyone talks about it.” Although funny, …

Leadership and innovation

McKinsey research reveals a wide gap between the aspirations of executives to innovate and their ability to execute. Organizational structures and …

Horizontal Innovation

IBM's recent global C-suite study interviewed over 5,000 business leaders from more than 70 countries and from 21 industries. One of the most …

FASCINATION: The DNA of Innovation

I own a huge library of books on innovation. Mostly hardcover. The $27.95 variety with big indexes and forwards by people who make more money than I …

How Companies Tap the Potential of Innovative Users – Examples from Germany (Part II)

<b>Method 3: Configuration Tools</b><p>Invite users to configure their ideal products<p>As opposed to the passive qualitative research approach of the …