Innovators are among us and within us, spot them by how they think and do things differently.
IdeaScale has honored innovation leaders in their annual Innovation Management Awards for six years now. Award recipients have come from almost every industry with a variety of goals (from eradicating cancer to identifying new university technology best practices), but this year’s winners share a few key characteristics that all innovation leaders need to embody.
The business world, as well as every industry in the world, is undergoing a massive change in the wake of the technological revolution.
Companies are struggling with keeping themselves alive when new products disrupt the market. How does disruptive innovation occur and how can companies prepare for that?
New technological advancements emerge every day. As this takes place, it’s important to stay aware of changes and advancements.
No matter what the nature of your business is, you will inevitably encounter unhappy clients. Whether this is because it’s the fault of the company or something that couldn’t have been prevented – your first priority needs to be solving the problem.
Over the years, Israel has accumulated a lot of experience with corporate open innovation. Over 350 global corporations selected Israel as their source for innovation, understanding that the rapid rate that technology changes and the fierce competition that exists, does not allow these companies to rely just on their R&D departments.
Our culture has made it pretty easy to put workaholics on a pedestal. Though almost all American employees earn time off, many fail to take advantage of the time they’ve collected.
As the Co-founder at Viima, an idea management software company, I frequently get asked about the future of idea management. With the amount of innovation that we’re seeing across industries, it’s hardly surprising.
Some people are born with an adventurous entrepreneurial spirit. Others become entrepreneurs due to circumstance and chance. Regardless of the reason, being your own boss and making your own hours is alluring to just about everyone.