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A Presidential Call to Action:  Reigniting the Spirt of Innovation

On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, President Barack Obama gave his final State of the Union (“SOTU”) address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.. According to Nielsen TV Ratings estimates, an average audience of 31.3 million people watched the SOTU across 12 television networks; and according to Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings, about 9.8 million people in the U.S. saw one or more of the 2.6 million tweets about the 2016 SOTU. Continue reading

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Holacracy to Fuel Innovation

We examine and define Holacracy, including the objective of this alternative management structure–a framework that’s been popularly in the media, but not always reported on accurately. We then answer: can Holacracy spur innovation? Continue reading

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Is Experience Good for Innovation? - Innovation Excellence

Experience is what you get just after you needed it. A lot of people succeed at innovation because they didn’t have enough experience to realize that they should have failed. Continue reading

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The Power of an Audacious Vision - innovation excellence

For them, it no longer is about coming to a job every day and putting in their time in exchange for a paycheck… it becomes about waking up every day to be a part of a movement… part of doing something worth investing their lives in. Continue reading

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6 Reasons Innovation is a Survival Skill

Many articles these days talk about reasons why companies should consider innovation as a core discipline. A quick Google search on “why innovate” produces 23,600,000 results. There is a plethora of opinions regarding innovation and why it is important. Competition is usually one of the reasons but not the only one, especially when looking how the world will be in the near future. Innovation becomes a critical survival skill when looking at… Continue reading

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Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2015

2015 was the fourth full year of operations for Innovation Excellence. To celebrate we’ve pulled together a list of the Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2015. Did your favorite make the cut? But enough delay, here are the 100 most popular innovation posts of 2015 (each receiving 7,400 – 56,000 page views): Continue reading

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ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 is looking for cases that significantly advance the practice of innovation management in proven application, not theory. The advance should be in how innovation is managed, we are not seeking proposals that describe the actual end output, the what. The deadline for entries is 8th April 2016. Continue reading

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