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    What Do Leading Innovators Need to Learn for 2019

    January 8, 2019 | By:

    Every year, IdeaScale convenes a gathering of innovators from all over the world who share their best practices in managing and delivering on new ideas.

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    Expert Marketing Tips for the Small Business Owner

    January 4, 2019 | By:

    Marketing a small business may seem to be a daunting, expensive task. But it doesn’t have to be so. These expert marketing tips specifically for small business owners offer proven strategies you can apply immediately to start reaching out to your customers.

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    Should You Invest in a Vegan Franchise?

    December 27, 2018 | By:

    Veganism is hitting the mainstream and leading the way as the future in business—especially in the realm of restaurants and fast food.

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    How to Manage Third-Party Risk when Outsourcing Your Software Development

    December 21, 2018 | By:

    Protect your business by discovering how to lower third-party risk when order custom software development.

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    3 Unique Ways to Improve the Online Engagement of Your Business

    December 19, 2018 | By:

    There is nothing innovative about understanding the need to increase your online presence for a more successful marketing campaign. Where the innovation lies, however, is in the methods you use to engage your audience and drive traffic to your business’ website.

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    Why Don’t You Have Enough Innovation?

    December 17, 2018 | By:

    Nearly every company’s strategy these days is to grow through innovation, yet many fall short. We all know the standard reasons: innovation is hard, innovation is uncertain or innovation grinds against the gears of the operating organization. They are all more or less true, but they are also simplistic, not really guiding executives on how to actually get more innovation.

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    Five Causes of Innovation Blues

    December 12, 2018 | By:

    The key to innovation success is simple—innovation is nothing without exploration and exploitation.

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    The Importance of Senior Management Involvement for Innovation

    November 28, 2018 | By:

    Senior management is without a doubt a tough job. If you’re one of the few executives at the top of a large organization, there are likely hundreds of people; customers, employees, partners, and the list goes on; who are all looking for your attention regarding an endless sea of different topics and initiatives.

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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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    7 Lessons You Can Learn from Your Previous Business Mistakes

    November 16, 2018 | By:

    We’ve heard it time and time again – 90% of startups fail in the first five years of operating. Bad financial decisions, a poorly designed business model, a wrong product for the market, financial mismanagement, and bad timing are just some of the most commonly cited reasons why some businesses never manage to pass the five-year threshold.

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    Running More Businesses at Once: Micro-Management vs. Macro-Management

    November 16, 2018 | By:

    As a business owner, finding the right management style will be one of the most important things you do. Your management technique should benefit your employees and most crucially, your business. Unfortunately, getting the balance right between micro-management and macro-management isn’t always easy.

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    3 Ways How DRaaS Can Help to Save Your Business

    November 15, 2018 | By:

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is a category of cloud computing designed to protect applications and data against natural and human disasters. It ensures that service disruption of a business is kept to a minimum by enabling a full recovery through the cloud. Most often it is handled by a third-party provider and managed by your internal IT personnel, removing some workload from your IT professionals and giving them peace of mind.

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    What the Ideation Platform Marketplace is Getting Wrong – the 7-Year Itch?

    November 7, 2018 | By:

    The ideation platform marketplace hasn’t really changed that much in the past 7 years or so. There was an early burst of innovative design and alignment with user needs, but at this point the sector seems to have stagnated in terms of how they add value. Call it reaching middle age, or perhaps they are having a 7-year itch?

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    Small Businesses can Overcome Financial Woes Through Innovation

    November 1, 2018 | By:

    Starting up a small business can be rough. Even if you possess near-infinite entrepreneurial spirit, chances are that you’ll run into some roadblocks along the way. Whether these obstacles are based in logistics of strategy and implementation of your business model, or even issues with the very products and services you offer, most of these problems can be solved with financial influx.

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    Have You Taken These 5 Necessary Steps to Increase Your Cybersecurity at Work?

    October 31, 2018 | By:

    Data breaches at large companies like Facebook and Delta Airlines have brought cybersecurity to the forefront of boardrooms across the world. Major corporations, the healthcare industry, and even the federal government are all monitoring network and digital infrastructures closely. However, many individuals have a hard time grasping how cybersecurity is essential to them.