Norton Luiz Ritzmann

21 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @nortonritzmann | Professor de Desenvolvimento Gerencial e Organizacional. Co-fundador da CINQ Mobile Ventures

Say “No” to Innovation-in-General

I had just arrived at a conference on entrepreneurship and the only panel I wanted to see was starting. I looked down at my watch and realized that I was already 5 minutes late so I dropped my bags and ran to the next building.<p>The subject was intrapreneurship and it seemed like the organizers had …

The Secret to Lean Innovation Is Making Learning a Priority

Lean innovation is being embraced by everyone — from the smallest start-ups to the largest global organizations. But in most cases, it’s still falling well short of its full potential because it either lacks or fails to tightly integrate with the mechanisms needed to systematically capture lessons …

10 Steps To Creating A Mobile-Optimized Content Marketing Strategy

With the release of Google’s recent Hummingbird algorithm update, mobile sites and strategies are in the spotlight. For businesses, having a site that renders across a wide variety of mobile devices is critical for doing business. A smart mobile strategy extends beyond design to content development …

The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators

There is not much agreement about what makes an idea innovative, and what makes an innovative idea valuable.<p>For example, discussions on whether the internet is a better invention than the wheel are more likely to reveal personal preferences than logical argumentation. Likewise, experts disagree on …

Survey: Soft Skills Make up the Biggest Competency Gap – Talent Management

<b>Melville, N.Y. — Sept. 30</b><p>Ninety two percent of senior executives in the U.S. acknowledge there is a serious gap in workforce skills, according to the …

Ask Ariely: On Wasted Time, Framing Failure, and Matrimonial Gambling

Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this week <i>—</i> and if you have any questions for me, you can tweet them to @danariely with the hashtag #askariely, post …

Recognize Intrapreneurs Before They Leave

Any CEO can tell you that finding ideas is not the always the problem. The real issue is selecting and spreading the best ideas, testing quickly, and executing flawlessly. An “innovation engine” is an organization’s capability to think and invest in long-term opportunities along with the competence …

Deal Closed — Pipedrive Raises Further $2.4M For Its CRM SaaS

Pipedrive, the SaaS to help small to medium size companies manage and increase sales, has closed another deal of its own. The Estonia/U.S.-based startup and AngelPad alumni has raised a further $2.4 million in funding, bringing the total raised by the company to $3.4 million.<p>The new investment, …

Jumio Adds Facial Detection To Its Web & Mobile Identify Verification Service, Netverify

Jumio, a mobile payments and ID-scanning startup backed by $35.3 million in outside funding, is expanding its suite of identity verification tools with the launch of “Face Match,” a feature which will allow its business customers to match provided photo IDs with an end user’s <i>actual</i> face. To be …

Startup cria aplicativo para digitalizar chaves

Chamada de KeyMe, empresa já abriu quiosques dentro de lojas do 7-Eleven<p>Ficar preso fora de casa ou perder a chave do carro se tornaram experiências …

When You’re Innovating, Resist Looking for Solutions

If someone comes to you with a problem, you start thinking of a solution. That’s natural — everyone does it.<p>But as soon as you start thinking of a solution, you unconsciously begin shutting off possibilities for getting a deeper understanding of the problem and therefore of finding a truly …

Free Massive Online Education Provider, Coursera, Begins To Find A Path To Profits

Online education providers may very well disrupt the higher-education establishment, but first, these for-profit companies need to find a way to finance the mammoth technical infrastructure needed to support millions of students. It’s a challenge that all mission-based businesses wrestle with, and …

Qual é o mais irritante jargão do mundo corporativo?

Época NEGÓCIOS fez uma lista de palavras e frases batidas e quer saber qual a expressão do mundo corporativo você não aguenta mais ouvir<p>Se você acha …

HR for Neophytes

It’s a worldwide trend that has been under way for nearly a decade: Responsibility for talent management is shifting from HR to frontline executives. The transition is driven partly by cost cutting—head counts in HR departments fell sharply during the Great Recession—but it is also fueled by the …

The Secret to Making Good Decisions

On the way to a successful career, decisions have to be made, some of which will prove critical. One good decision can have positive repercussions …