Innovation levers

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    Five Visible and Invisible Forces Behind Digital Innovation

    March 20, 2019 | By:

    Innovation is what leads to differentiation. There need to be both “hard” and “soft,” visible and invisible forces to drive the success of innovation management.

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    3 Innovative Recruitment Techniques

    March 18, 2019 | By:

    It is likely that sooner or later (or even perhaps now) your business is going to be trying to fill an opening for a great job with an even greater candidate. For better or worse, there are a lot of great jobs out there, and it can be challenging for potential employees to find and apply to everything. This is exactly where human resources recruitment professionals can make a huge difference.

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    Try This Brainstorm Method: The Contradictory Innovation

    March 15, 2019 | By:

    Not sure how to improve your product – or to come up with a new one? Try Contradictory Innovation, which could lead you to a stroke of brilliance.

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    Is it Intrapreneurship or Innovation?

    March 11, 2019 | By:

    Intrapreneurship and innovation are intrinsically linked ideas when you’re talking about corporate innovation programs. Whether you’re calling it a corporate accelerator, an organizational incubator, an innovation management program, you’re relying on the thinkers, creators and mobilizers to share their inspiration and find ways to integrate that value into your organization.

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    Resist The Urge To Shortcut Stages in Design Thinking

    March 5, 2019 | By:

    To stay relevant in the digital era, most companies are considering design thinking, but continue to be immersed in a “Build it, and they will come” mindset. Often, due to a sense of urgency to play catch-up or disrupt the market, they skip empathy and define stages of design thinking and jump to ideation and build a prototype of the new solution.

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    The Importance of B2B Marketers and Their Impact on the Company

    March 1, 2019 | By:

    When it comes to B2B businesses, many companies do not put enough importance on the marketing department. Yes, marketing is an essential part of generating leads and customers for a B2B company. However, a lot more emphasis is placed on the sales and business development departments. But if the goal is in growing the company, it more important to give B2B marketers a greater role and responsibility.

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    The Surprising Thing That’s Killing Your Creativity

    February 28, 2019 | By:

    Productivity and creativity fuel professionals as they make strides in their field. But small things can chip away at workflow, substantially impacting projects and presentations. Focus is an essential skill to exercise in the office, but it is in jeopardy because of one significant threat—distractions.

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    How IP Law Encourages Creativity

    February 27, 2019 | By:

    Innovation is crucial for our society. Technological developments in every area of life have completely transformed the way that we communicate, travel, work, eat, and so much more. Without realizing it, we count on inventors like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk to improve and transform our daily lives. What we also don’t realize is that one of the driving forces behind innovation is intellectual property (IP) protection.

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    How Innovations in Web Development Shape Online Exposure for Small Businesses

    February 26, 2019 | By:

    At the core of every successful business lies innovation. This innovation, however, doesn’t always have to be of internal nature in the form of a new product or an upgraded service in order to have a spectacular effect on your brand’s success.

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    The Future of Manufacturing and Energy is Crowdsourced Innovation

    February 25, 2019 | By:

    The industries of manufacturing and energy are poised for more disruptive change perhaps than any other industry. These companies are impacted by sustainability issues, consumer attitudes and behaviors, digitization, 3D printing, emerging automation and technology, and so much more.

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    How to Encourage Employees to Have a Healthy Work-Life Balance

    February 21, 2019 | By:

    Having the right work-life balance is integral to maintaining one’s health. A poor work-life balance can have serious ramifications, including chronic stress and burnout.

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    An End to In-House Innovation

    February 18, 2019 | By:

    The modern world is constantly moving forward, and at an ever-increasing pace. The rate of change is highly influenced by the rate of technological development.

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    Why Your Company Should Have a Data Driven Culture

    February 15, 2019 | By:

    The Information Age has made way for several innovations across the business world. While the business industry—much like the American educational system—has been slow to the uptake of implementing technological advancements into their marketing and planning strategies, the 2020s herald a new age for the use of data and technological advancement in companies big and small. 2019 is a fantastic transition year for learning how to use big data in a big way.

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    Zen Philosophy for Stretching Innovation Space-Time

    February 14, 2019 | By:

    The non-duality principle of Zen philosophy suggests a more intensive approach to the dimensions of innovation “space-time.” Business teams should stop following a simple sequential procedure in which new ideas are accepted or rejected almost as soon as they arise. Instead, they should take extra time and create a “learning space” or study environment for all of the new ideas in place of the typical reactive, judgmental, for-or-against decision-making process. Connections between these ideas may lead to further innovation opportunities.

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    Information Systems Management: What Is It?

    February 12, 2019 | By:

    What is information management when compared to computer science? The real difference is in application. While computer scientists are focused on science, mathematics, and a technical approach to computing, information systems is more focused on individual and organizational development. This typically involves using the programming created by computer scientists.