Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 29/03/21

Lo que sea necesario INNOVACIÓN 6.0 / Una docena de tecnologías disruptivas de evolución exponencial están llegando simultáneamente, reforzándose entre ellas, cambiando el sistema operativo de la sociedad y de la economía mundial. En estos momentos se decide el mapa de los ecosistemas de prosperidad de los próximos 50 años en diferentes frentes. Entre ellos: Baterías eléctricas . El vehículo eléctrico se consolida. Aún así, significa…

Learning Machines: From 95/5 to 60/40 InnovationManagement / In this article, we look at the future of work: as technology helps to automate more of our day-to-day processes, can we spend more of our time and resources on learning and innovation? The post appeared first on InnovationManagement .

Innovation in Focus: Private Equity and Institutional Actors InnovationManagement / Private equity funds invest in many traditional companies. So do institutional actors. When asked, leading voices in this field often claim that they are not looking for the next big thing, but dominant companies in the field, with low risk and a relatively predictable and stable cash flow. The post appeared first on InnovationManagement .

Research: How to Get Better at Killing Bad Projects HBR.org / Lessons from a 10-year review of Sony Ericsson’s product development process.

El mundo no nos espera INNOVACIÓN 6.0 / (Artículo publicado en La Vanguardia, el 02/04/2021) La entrada se publicó primero en INNOVACIÓN 6.0 .

You win or you learn Idea to Value / There is a wonderful saying in the martial art of Jiu-Jitsu: There is no losing in Jiu-Jitsu. This quote comes from one of the pioneers of Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu, Carlos Gracie Sr . What I love about it is how succinctly it demonstrates the value in learning from trying new things. When it comes to innovation and developing creativity, it is a necessity to try things which could not work out.

Podcast S5E109: Dorte Nielsen – Teaching creativity in Danish schools Idea to Value / In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Dorte Nielsen, founder of the Centre of Creative Thinking in Denmark, and author of The Secrets of Highly Creative Thinkers . We speak about the successes and challenges she has had in bringing creativity into Danish classrooms. Topics mentioned in this episode: 00:01:00 – How Dorte got started in teaching creativity…

Increase Your Innovation Reputation and Velocity with an Innovation Evangelist InnovationManagement / Building upon my popular article Rise of the Evangelist, I wanted to create an article for the global innovation community focused specifically on the importance of the innovation evangelist role. The post appeared first on InnovationManagement .

Don’t Let Financial Metrics Prematurely Stifle Innovation HBR.org / How to measure progress in a product that’s still getting off the ground.

THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY: Launching in Late May The Heart of Innovation / Here’s a sobering statistic: Out of every 100 people who start writing a book, only three complete it. Ouch! The other 97? Stuck by the side of the road, spinning their wheels, out of gas, or waiting for a tow truck that never comes. And writers are not the only ones subject to this 3 percent phenomenon. The world is full of people — from every walk of life — whose dreams, aspirations, goals…

Bill Gates talks about the Green Premium, and what innovations are going to save the planet Idea to Value / Bill Gates is an icon of innovation. Not only did he build up Microsoft to be one of the most innovative companies in the world, he has recently focused his efforts on philanthropic work to address some of the future’s greatest challenges, including eradicating diseases, poverty and climate change. In a recent extensive TED interview ( watch it at the top of this article ), he explains a new…

Planned Obsolescence: How companies are deliberately making their products worse Idea to Value / If you ever had the feeling that products don’t last as long as they used to, you might be right. It turns out that in order to keep consumers buying products year after year, some companies are actually deliberately reducing the quality of their products. In some especially nefarious situations, these companies may be updating their products through software even after you bought them, in order…

Research: A Little Recognition Can Provide a Big Morale Boost HBR.org / A month after receiving short, hand-signed thank you notes, workers reported feeling significantly more valued by their organization.

Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 22/03/21

Generative Design: A new form of computer creativity Idea to Value / Up until recently, most of the things we bought were designed by humans. Cars, computers, cans, chairs and cathedrals. Everything could be traced back to an individual or team who set out to design products with the ideal the combination of form and function. However, recently software has begun to find new ways to design and produce objects which would previously have been impossible for a human

Digitizing Isn’t the Same as Digital Transformation HBR.org / Lessons from three companies that changed how they create value.

Podcast S5E108: Dr Robert Alan Black – The history of creativity research Idea to Value / In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with international creativity advocate Dr Robert Alan Black. We touch on his history working with the late, great Prof Paul E Torrance and speak about the history of creativity research. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:15 – Dr Black’s history in architecture and advertising, leading him to the new field of creativity research…

How to Create a Winning Post-Pandemic Business Model HBR.org / Lessons from six companies that used market insights to transform.

Can One Make a Living in Creative Photography? Idea to Value / Photography is one of the most important media in contemporary society. It has the power to capture moments for posterity, give us insights into lives very different from our own, and make a permanent record of vital aspects of our shared history. It can also make for a viable and rewarding career choice. Some of the most popular careers in the area are geared toward journalism, events, and portr

New research shows being bored might make you more creative Idea to Value / Sometimes being bored can seem like the worst thing in the world. In fact, I’ve previously written about research which shows that people (especially men), would rather electrocute themselves than be bored . But a new piece of research indicates that being bored may have an unexpected benefit: Being bored can make you more creative. A study of 170 volunteers by Cadman and Mann set out to test…

Idea Brahmacharaya The Heart of Innovation / In India, spiritual adepts who give up sex to pursue God are known as «brahmacharyas.» They believe that their vital power (i.e. kundalini) needs to be completely intact in order for them to have the ultimate experience. What does this have to do with you, oh passionate seeker of creative breakthroughs? Plenty — especially when you consider that one of the main reasons why many new ideas never…

Managing Future Growth at an Innovative Workforce Education Start-up HBR.org / Should the CEO of an education start-up expand within the company’s core marketplace or extend the business model and enter a new market?

Guía rápida para diseñar modelos de negocio circulares. Innolandia / Los modelos de negocio circulares son claramente una oportunidad Porque no hay duda que el futuro será circular y sostenible. Los fondos europeos estarán ligados a iniciativas de este tipo. En 2020, el World Economic Forum lanzó un manifiesto para concienciar sobre la necesidad de construir un nuevo capitalistmo. Y en el último foro de Davos incluso se cambió la orientación, hacia la…

Let’s talk environmental impact in innovation Board of Innovation / Board of Innovation meets Greenfish. An inspirational guide to boosting your company’s positive social and environmental impact. The post appeared first on Board of Innovation .

Who Created «The Year of Living Creatively?» The Heart of Innovation / If you are thinking about subscribing to The Year of Living Creatively , one question you are likely to ask is this: «Who created it — and what are his credentials?» Your caution is totally understandable, especially if you about to invest some of your precious time and money. Which is precisely why, below, I have listed a selection of the products and services I have created over the years.

How Do Organizations Typically Gather New Ideas? InnovationManagement / Even the most fledgling innovation program have a research component. Innovation research guides decision making, problem statements, idea generation, solution sourcing, and several other points in the innovation lifecycle. And when it comes to research there are lots of ways to get the data that you need – but two common ways are surveys and crowdsourcing. The post appeared first on Innovation.

Judo, empresa e innovación. INNOVACIÓN 6.0 / Entrevista realizada para http://judomanagement.com/ . Conversaciones sobre mi experiencia vital y mis reflexiones personales: las relaciones entre el judo y la estrategia empresarial. Análisis que plasmó el profesor David Yoffie (Harvard) en su magistral libro «Judo Strategy». La entrada se publicó

Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 15/03/21

Nobody should be forced to work until they collapse Idea to Value / I just read the results of a survey which genuinely shocked me. First year analysts at Investment Banking firm Goldman Sachs have been sending around the results of an internal survey which shows that they are being forced to work an average of 95 hours per week. Many are threatening to quit if the company does not put in place a cap of 80 hours a week. To put that in context, that is more than…

How to Measure Burnout Accurately and Ethically HBR.org / The Maslach Burnout Inventory can be a helpful tool — but only when organizations use it carefully.

AI Can Help Companies Tap New Sources of Data for Analytics HBR.org / Automation makes it possible to leverage contextual information that’s otherwise inaccessible.

Podcast S5E107: Ralph Hartmeier – How Kickbox brings open innovation within companies Idea to Value / In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Co-Founder of Getkickbox at Swisscom, Ralph Hartmeier. Kickbox is a framework which aims to bring the benefits of open innovation to all companies, based on a system pioneered by Adobe . Topics covered in today’s episode: 00:01:15 – Ralph’s entrepreneurial history and how it brought him to Swisscom 00:03:00 – What is the Kickbox? And whe

This part of the brain is the source of improvisation Idea to Value / How is it that some people are able to be creative on command, while other people find it so challenging to come up with new ideas? It is partially down to how much those people self-censor. Take for example the skill of improvisation, where an individual performs something spontaneous in front of a crowd which has never existed before. Many neuroscientists have tried to find out what changes in

Use Art to Reignite Your Team’s Motivation HBR.org / As remote work drags on, managers need to get creative about reenergizing their people.

Is Zoom video a competitor to Hugo Boss? Idea to Value / Last weekend, I went into a clothing store for the first time in months. And I noticed that the cost of suit jackets, even for luxury brands like Hugo Boss, was significantly lower than I remember. Yes, there are sales on everywhere to try and get people to spend money at retail again, but this was different. Perhaps the increase in remote working is bringing a different change to the fashion…

Workplace Design, Post-Pandemic HBR.org / A conversation about the future of offices and remote work.

How Innovation Management is Radically Transforming in 2021, and What It Means for You InnovationManagement / Every new year I create a series of personal and professional resolutions. Sure, many fade into (foggy) memory, but this year I was determined to once again focus on building out my professional network. So I’ve been getting out there and having some great conversations with smart leaders, who are connected to innovation development from different career levels, competencies, geographies and

Diferencias entre innovación y mejora continua. Innolandia / ¿Qué diferencia la innovación y mejora continua? Es una pregunta habitual No sólo que me hacen, sino que aparece en Google Cuando Puedes enfocarla de dos formas Desde el punto de vista académico O desde el punto de vista práctico Porque en tu empresa necesitas tener clara la definición de innovación y la de mejora continua Si quieres conseguir resultados de impacto. Porque el objetivo final con…

Balloons and Sandbags: a technique to identify things holding down your innovation efforts Idea to Value / If you are looking for a simple innovation exercise to do with your team, try “Balloons and Sandbags”. It’s simple. For this, you will just need a large surface to write on, either a whiteboard, or a large piece of paper. At the very top, write down the title of the innovation project or ambition you are trying to improve. Then below that, divide that area in half with a line down the middle, and…

The Secret of Adaptable Organizations Is Trust HBR.org / A leader’s job is to set the vision — and then get out of the way.

THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY: Unlock and Unleash Your Brilliance The Heart of Innovation / Here’s a sobering statistic: Out of every 100 people who start writing a book, only three complete it. Ouch! The other 97? Stuck by the side of the road, spinning their wheels, out of gas, or waiting for a tow truck that never comes. And writers are not the only ones subject…

Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 08/03/21

La guerra de los chips INNOVACIÓN 6.0 / El mundo se ha quedado seco de semiconductores. Los procesadores y las memorias electrónicas, esas pequeñas pastillas de silicio que nos permiten ejecutar operaciones digitales a la velocidad de la luz, y memorizar millones de bits de información, empiezan a escasear. La Covid generó interrupciones en su cadena de suministro, a la vez que las empresas automovilísticas suspendieron sus compras al…

Is Your C-Suite Equipped to Lead a Digital Transformation? HBR.org / Tech and digital skills will be baseline qualifications for roles across the board in the post-pandemic era.

Your Company Downsized During the Pandemic. Here’s How to Rebuild. HBR.org / Don’t try to go back to the way things were.

Podcast S5E106: Rachel Audigé – Getting unblinkered and busting biases Idea to Value /  In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Australia’s top facilitator of Systematic Inventive Thinking, Rachel Audigé. We speak about her new book Unblinkered: The quirky biases that get in the way of creative thinking…and how to bust them , about how biases manifest themselves in our workplace and what we can do about them. Topics covered in today’s episode: 00:01:20 – Rache

Mandatory Vaccinations and the Big Freeze in Texas HBR.org /  Should businesses require their employees to get vaccinated before they can return to work? And why did the energy market in Texas fail during a recent winter storm?

Video Quick Take: Accenture Interactive’s Brian Whipple on Why Purpose Is Good BusinessHBR.org / Sponsor content from Accenture.

Shocking: 67% men will electrocute self rather than ‘just think’ or be bored Idea to Value / Women on the other hand appear much more comfortable with their own company, with only 25% choosing a mild shock. A new study just published in Science has given a shocking insight into how uncomfortable most people find it having nothing to do but think by themselves. The study, led by Timothy Wilson, originally asked what people’s reaction would be when asked to just sit in a room with no…

How Has the Past Year Changed You and Your Organization?HBR.org / Anthropology offers us models for how we can adapt.

Managing incentives and influencers to set your health innovation up for success Board of Innovation / We guide you to set up your healthcare innovation for success, considering the new dynamics of stakeholders and influencers. The post appeared first on Board of Innovation .

6 Ways to Innovate Your Business Model InnovationManagement / The pandemic has given us all an opportunity to build a new business future. Market disruption equals opportunity for those willing to look and work for it. This is the time to adjust and innovate your business model to market conditions. The post 6 Ways to Innovate Your Business Model appeared first on InnovationManagement .

Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset Idea to Value / Why is it that throughout life, some people seem to be comfortable going up for new challenges, and growing as a result, while other people want to stay exactly where they are? It may be partially down to what sort of mindset these people have. Carol Dweck is a researcher who studies mindset , and her research suggests that there are people with a growth mindset and people with a fixed mindset .

Resultados del estudio Radiografía del innovador en el COVID Innolandia / En este post voy presentarte los resultados del estudio que hemos realizado en Innolandia de cómo nos ha afectado la pandemia, en el día a día de los profesionales de la innovación. Esta semana cumplimos un año desde que se decretó en España el estado de alarma por la pandemia La recogida de datos fue en noviembre y diciembre de 2020, con lo cual tenemos datos de bastante tiempo de pandemia.

Building Influence Without Authority HBR.org / An emerging leader must learn how to increase her influence in a cross-functional role.

How Does an Employee-Owned Fortune 500 Company Manage Their Innovation Lab? InnovationManagement / Graybar is a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America. They are a leader in the distribution of communications and data networking products – even if you don’t know…

Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 01/03/21

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Enabling Organization Innov8rs / The continuous technology-driven unbundling of markets and the rising complexity and unpredictability of our socio-economic systems are pushing us to redesign a theory of organizing that works for the 21st century. Such a theory, as Simone Cicero shared recently on our virtual stage, is based on transforming organizations into networks of loosely coupled micro-entrepreneurial units…

Conan O’Brien quote on doing great creative work Idea to Value / It’s all about the struggle Great things, there is a mentality in showbusiness where people will say “That was great! Do that all the time.” And you think “No”. By its nature the really great stuff has to be rare. You can even really love Monty Python, but the really great things, it’s not just back-to-back-to-back-to-back. There’s gotta be some quality to something creative. With the really good…

How Executives Develop Herd Immunity to Innovation Innov8rs / How did the terms “brainstorming” and later on “design thinking”, become synonymous to “ideation” or “innovation”? This is a strange phenomenon, made doubly puzzling by the fact that both BS and DT are respectively pretty useless and not-so-helpful when it comes to driving people, teams and companies to break their usual ways of thinking and create true novelty. Brainstorming, famously invented…

The Disruptive Leadership Report: A New Playbook for Leaders of the 4th Industrial Revolution Innov8rs / We are in times of unprecedented disruption and change – climate change, the global pandemic and rapid, seismic shifts in technology are reshaping how we work, live and consume at a pace we can barely comprehend. Social and political upheaval are forcing businesses to question their own role in building societies that work for everyone and their part in everything from inequality and racism to…

Regain the Lost Art of Reflection The Heart of Innovation / Are you getting enough time, these days, to reflect or are you rushing from one task to another, swamped by information overload knee jerk responses. Here’s a thought-provoking article on the phenomenon from the Harvard Business Review. Another way to reflect…

Podcast S5E105: Perry Marshall – Detox, Declutter, Dominate Idea to Value / In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with one of the original kings of paid marketing, Perry Marshall. Perry wrote the highest-selling book on internet advertising, the Utlimate Guide to Google Ads , and has since spent his time refining the 80/20 Pareto principle into strategies to help companies focus on the parts of their business which bring the most reward. Topics covered…

An ESG Reckoning Is Coming HBR.org / Companies aren’t holding themselves accountable. Their stakeholders must.

Are Your Managers in Sync with Your Change Strategy? HBR.org / While middle managers tend to align with the C-Suite, upper managers are often more resistant.

Sarcasm can boost creativity in teams (well yeah, obviously…) Idea to Value / “I was just being sarcastic” A dangerous statement in most workplaces, and often the sign of minor conflict between team members. It is often seen as being hostility disguised as humour. However, recent research reveals that in the right circumstances, sarcasm can actually enhance people’s creativity. A 2015 study by Francesca Gino, Adam Galinsky and Li Huang set out to test whether sarcastic…

What Biden’s Sustainability Agenda Means for Business HBR.org / Corporations that don’t step up on climate will be left behind.

Don’t be a Superfluous Man Idea to Value / In 19th Century Russian literature, there is the wonderful archetype of the Superfluous Man . This is an individual who represents being unnecessary and not achieving what they could with their position. According to Wikipedia: It refers to an individual, perhaps talented and capable, who does not fit into social norms. In most cases, this person is born into wealth and privilege. Typical…

The Problem with Always Being the Problem Solver HBR.org / A rising executive must learn how to adapt his problem-solving mindset to lead more effectively.

Perceived value Idea to Value / Why do people end up buying or adopting a new innovation? Is it because the new innovation is better than all the previous versions? Is it because they are early adopters in a market? Is it because they have compared the new innovation to everything else in the market ? No. It is because they perceive more value by having the innovation than by not having it. is how a potential consumer will eva

Can the EU Regulate Platforms Without Stifling Innovation? HBR.org / Europe’s latest attempt could end up hurting companies and consumers alike.

Perseverance INNOVACIÓN 6.0 / La sonda ha aterrizado correctamente en la superficie de Marte. Buscará evidencias de posible vida extraterrestre, recogerá muestras geológicas, y hará diversos experimentos científicos y tecnológicos. Entre ellos, hará volar…