Category: collaboration

Tale-of-Two-Tools

I had the privilege of receiving evaluation copies of a couple of different tools/games that you might find interesting to use in your innovation pursuits. They are the Disruptus game from Funnybone Toys and The Innovation Deck from Andrey Schukin. Continue reading

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double-weave-fabric-on-the-loom

Creating cohesion between teams with different workflows and methodologies is one of the most daunting tasks for innovative companies, particularly at an enterprise level, and building bridges between these silos often means constructing custom solutions that will aid the creation process. Continue reading

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Join the Conversation About the Language of Innovation

It was bound to happen sooner or later… What is it you might ask? Well, it is the recognition that the language we use (and more importantly, having a common language) when it comes to innovation, to change, or to pretty much any other aspect of business is just as important as it is in our personal lives. Who does the recognition come from? Continue reading

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Are You Competing at Cloud Speed?

We live in an era of constant, accelerating change, and the only organizations that are equipped to keep pace are those that are capable of competing at cloud speed. Does trading out packaged software installed on your own servers for the cloud based versions offered by your vendor accelerate your organization to cloud speed? Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Management, Strategy, Technology, collaboration | 1 Comment

A series of personal innovation stories from a new book by Luis Solis, “Innovation Alchemists: what every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer”. Today’s essay on PERSONAL DISCIPLINES comes from Edward Boze, President and Founder at CrowdPowered Continue reading

Posted in Build Capability, Innovation, Leadership, Management, People & Skills, Processes & Tools, Uncategorized, collaboration | 3 Comments
Powerful Innovation Relies on Weak Signals & Forces

For a long time I’ve wondered if we don’t pay far too much attention to the obvious aspects of innovation – brainstorming, ideas, trends, etc – and pay far too little attention to the connective activities and culture that moves ideas through an integrated workflow. Continue reading

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When it comes to implementing ideas from an innovation community – it is important to take those ideas and ask some probing questions to get to the heart of that idea’s value proposition. Continue reading

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