Thought leadership is the most innovative thinking that shapes the future and moves markets. Leaders build authority and connections by sharing that thought leadership.
Crowdsourced Innovation: Leveraging collective expertise from a large group to generate creative solutions and drive breakthroughs.
Inventor of the first practical electric light bulb, Thomas Edison revolutionized the world with numerous breakthroughs.
Unanticipated outcomes of an action or decision. They differ from a company's intended effects. Good and bad kinds.
Learn about the message behind five popular innovation quotes in the business world.
Companies struggle to create value by satisfying unmet customer needs because they do not define them correctly. Instead of focusing on the product or customer, they should analyze the desired outcome of the job the customer is trying to accomplish.
Mike Brown shares his thoughts on social media hype, innovation, and personal experiences.
Failure is essential to innovation, but how can organizations accept and learn from it? Failure must be contained and predictable, part of a learning process, and not a terminal destination.
Learn about the challenge innovators face in protecting their ideas, and how a copycat beat successful Kickstarter campaign Fidget Cube to market.
Find inspiration to create, ideate and innovate with 55 quotes on innovation and creativity.
Innovators must consider the long-term consequences of their work, as good intentions can lead to unforeseen issues. Ethical considerations must be made, especially in the fields of healthcare and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Parkinson's Law is an adage that says work expands to fill the time given for its completion. It has been applied as an important time management principle.
Quantifying customer needs is key to turning innovation from art to science. The Opportunity Algorithm is a formula used to prioritize unmet customer needs by quantifying desired outcomes.
Innovators need more than strategic planning and creative risk-taking, they also need strong communication skills to involve crowdsourcing and connect fragmented ideas.
Technology can unleash forces beyond our control, but social issues are our greatest challenge. We should learn to ask hard questions to build a better future.
Trends often fail, despite appearing promising. The S curve, the Hype Cycle, the flattening curve and the importance of value are all discussed as indicators of falsity.
In his award winning book, Beyond the Obvious, McKinney dispels the myth that you have to be born with the gift of creativity and innovation.
How to Spark New Ideas and Create Your Company’s Future- A guide for mining the imagination to find powerful new ways to succeed.