Involves identifying and analyzing emerging trends and future possibilities in innovation.
Weak Signals are early signs of potential major changes, threats, and opportunities with weak or no branding recognition.
A sign that things could get worse. A sources of early information that things may be not going the right way.
Urgency in innovation refers to a pressing matter or need for a change to avoid a negative outcome or capitalize on a positive result.
Occupational hazards and liabilities can be particularly perilous, even when they are not specifically identified or foreseeable.
Unanticipated outcomes of an action or decision. They differ from a company's intended effects. Good and bad kinds.
processes & methodologies to assess how trends will unfold to help you shape & inspire your future products, services and customer engagements.
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Factors outside an organization's control that could have a negative impact on the business. Threats must be monitored and planned for.
Storytelling is the art of sharing a message in an engaging way, using narratives, emotions, and characters.
Speed of Innovation refers to the rate of change in the product portfolio through new offers, new features and improved functionalities.
A fortunate occurrence of events by chance that produces a desired opportunity.
Acting in anticipation of future problems, needs, or changes.
Pattern Recognition is an essential part of human learning that, in a business context, is about recognizing patterns in data.
The dynamic with which something, such as technology, has been changing lately
Fundamental change in basic concepts and experimental practices of a scientific discipline. Shayrc.phi
A possibility due to a set of circumstances where new products, services, markets, channels and geographies can be explored.
Negative glossary definition: A lack of payment of a liability when due. May also pertain to a financial statement item that is negative.
Mitigation refers to actions taken to reduce or eliminate the risks from hazards to people and property.
Macro refers to a company-wide perspective in innovation.
Minimal levels of both possible negative consequences and possible positive outcomes. The stakes are low.
When a company or individual applies innovation or growth enabling processes/technology to the future changes in the industry
Intelligence: The ability to learn, understand, and apply knowledge to enhance decision-making and solve problems creatively.
Innovation trends are prevailing advancements influencing current and future business landscapes and practices.
Innovation Purpose is the 'why' driving change, framing the value and intent behind novel solutions to meet goals and solve challenges.
Innovation Radar: A tool to identify and visualize the maturity and business potential of new technologies and emerging innovations.
Industry trends are prevailing developments that influence a sector's future direction.
The Hype Cycle is a graphical depiction of a common pattern that arises with each new technology or innovation's life cycle.
Grand Challenges are large-scale problems demanding innovative solutions to transform society or industries on a global scale.
Globalization: The integration of economies, cultures, and governments driven by trade, investment, technology, and flow of information.
Global challenges are complex, transnational issues requiring collective action, like climate change, pandemics, and inequality.
Gartner is a leading research and advisory company providing actionable insights for tech-related business decisions.
Future Trends: Predicted developments guiding tomorrow's business, technology, and societal advancements.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution merges physical, digital, and biological spheres, led by AI, IoT, and biotechnology advancements.
Forecasting is the process of predicting future trends, demand, or events using historical data and analysis.
Factors are elements or conditions that influence the outcome of processes or the performance of businesses and innovations.
External factors are elements outside a company that can influence its performance and strategies, such as market trends and regulations.
Everett Rogers: Sociologist known for the Diffusion of Innovations theory, which explains how new ideas spread through cultures.
Environmental Scanning is the ongoing tracking of trends and occurrences in an organization's internal and external environment.
Emerging needs are new customer or market demands that arise due to technological advancements, societal shifts, or cultural changes.
Developing countries are nations with lower GDP, industrial activity, and human development index than developed countries.
Scenario planning is a strategic tool used to anticipate potential futures by creating detailed descriptions of possible outcomes. By exploring various scenarios, organizations can proactively prepare for the future.
Futuring is the practice of envisioning and planning for potential futures, often through a systematic process that includes analysis, exploration, and forecasting.
A graphical representation of the adoption of an innovation over time, often showing the stages of early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards.
The process by which an innovation is adopted and integrated into the mainstream.
Sensing Capabilites are the skill of a firm in sensing opportunities in the market before competitors. This is often done through the use of data, analytics and technology.
Finding new opportunities in new markets that can be turned into innovations for the company.