Enabling Factors

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    About Digital and Innovation – and What’s in Between

    April 16, 2019 | By:

    Digital and innovation – two big words that one defines, but are not always clear and precise. Many organizations of different sizes understand today that it is necessary to play in the Digital and Innovation fields in order to remain relevant, but it is not always clear how and how much.

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    Blockchain and the New World of Work

    April 1, 2019 | By:

    How will blockchain technologies impact the future workplace? A new world of work is on the horizon. Specifically, the development of blockchain technology has created new opportunities to rethink how and where we work.

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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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    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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    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.

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    Tech Trends Improving Business and Operations

    January 22, 2019 | By:

    New technological advancements emerge every day. As this takes place, it’s important to stay aware of changes and advancements.

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    A More Innovative Europe? Think Different About Innovation!

    December 20, 2018 | By:

    In Brussels, the Research & Innovation Program Horizon Europe (FP9) is the talk of ‘EU town’. Horizon Europe is hoped to be the great leap forward of Europe to close the innovation gap to the US and stay ahead of the emerging innovation giant China in the coming years.

  • An innovation training effort should be an integral part of any corporate innovation program/strategy. A concrete training effort gives a clear message that innovation should be taken serious and supports your employees that do not know how or where to begin.

    How Education Can Advance and Innovate Your Business

    December 11, 2018 | By:

    Education is a powerful vehicle for professional growth. It’s now more affordable, and recent technological innovations have made it easier for employees to acquire and advance their skillsets.

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    Changes to Drive More Value from Your Innovation / Ideation Platform

    November 26, 2018 | By:

    In our previous article we focused on some of the serious issues being faced by clients and vendors who are working with innovation / ideation platforms.

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    7 Mistakes to Avoid when Measuring Innovation

    November 20, 2018 | By:

    Measuring innovation is one of the most ambiguous tasks when engaging in innovation management. Because of the complex nature of innovation, finding the right metrics is far from being simple.

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    How Technology Can Augment Human Collaboration

    September 26, 2018 | By:

    Innovation requires collaboration, but collaboration is stuck in a rut. Data science can help us climb out. It can increase the scale, the intentionality, and the nuance of how we collaborate. With the right data and algorithms, we can set our teams up to do something innovative.

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    The i-Word

    October 27, 2017 | By:

    Is there any word more fundamental to the modern business lexicon than ‘innovation’? To say that it forms an important part of enterprise is probably an understatement.

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    Can Everyone Be Innovative?

    September 12, 2017 | By:

    Innovation is an integral part of many organizations today, and for good reason: it helps companies stay agile, relevant, and evolving. However, innovation is often difficult to achieve—or is even met with resistance.

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    Is Your Team Proficient in the 3 Cs of Innovation?

    August 29, 2017 | By:

    When leaders foster a culture of innovation, they enable their teams to be creative, flexible problem-solvers who thrive in the face of change. But what is a culture of innovation? And how does a leader begin to foster one? Building a culture of innovation originates with embracing The 3 Cs: critical thinking, curiosity, and customer-centric design.

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    Lessons from Apple on Why Aesthetic Innovation is Important

    June 22, 2017 | By:

    It’s pretty much impossible to argue with Apple’s success. It’s one of the most valuable companies in the world, and has maintained dominance for its reputation as an innovative company that produces top-of-the-line hardware. Because of its products and brand reputation, Apple has gained a cult following that will buy nearly every new product that emerges, year after year. So why, even with the high price tag, are so many consumers willing to shell out for every new gadget that comes along?