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Don’t Wait for the Innovation Lottery: A Deliberate Approach to Ideation

Don’t Wait for the Innovation Lottery: A Deliberate Approach to Ideation

Good collaboration produces innovation. So therefore, good collaboration on enterprise social networks produces crowd-sourced ideas and new innovations, right? Job done, let's go home and leave our networks to solve tomorrow's problems.  Is it really that simple? True, innovation is a natural product of effective, mature collaboration.

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Execs Are in the Driver’s Seat for Innovation Success

Execs Are in the Driver's Seat for Innovation Success

There was a time when the drive, need and even ability to innovate was left to tech-centric entities like Google, Apple and Amazon. Those days are long gone. Now innovation has become a survival factor for most, if not all, businesses regardless of type or background.

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Motivate and Sustain Innovation With ‘Big Picture’ Thinking

Motivate and Sustain Innovation With 'Big Picture' Thinking

The tech industry understands that change is the only constant. Companies fail if they do not adapt, evolve and innovate. Unfortunately, sometimes even well-meaning companies, companies that do have vision, fail to evolve rapidly enough to maintain a competitive edge.

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Is It Really All About Culture?

Is It Really All About Culture?

For the last several years, practitioners and consultants have been talking about culture as it relates to risk, compliance and ethics.  Two new pieces reinforce my view that culture is not just about risk, compliance, and ethics. There are many, many dimensions and sometimes they may actually conflict.

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Quality Workplace Cultures Align Talent, Technology and Teamwork

Quality Workplace Cultures Align Talent, Technology and Teamwork

Balance sheets are not the sole determinants of success for today’s organizations. Leaders envision growing earnings and customer satisfaction while they create greater efficiencies and reduce costs. Achieving those goals in parallel requires quality and performance excellence.

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