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Wild is the Game: the art of facilitation

By Nicolas Bry / February 29, 2020 /

Julien Goby is the founder of Wild is the Game, initiated 10 years ago. Passionate facilitator, his ambition from the start was to build a structure in which learning and perfecting the profession of facilitation are a priority. Among the pioneers of the profession in France, he strives to ensure that Wild is the Game…

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Why We Need More Women In Innovation

Why We Need More Women In Innovation

By Greg Satell / April 27, 2019 /

Every once in a while I get a comment from an audience member after a keynote speech or from someone who read my book, Mapping Innovation, about why so few women are included. Embarrassed, I try to explain that, as in many male dominated fields, women are woefully underrepresented in science and technology. This has…

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The Secret to Managing Creative Projects (while looking for the next big hit)

By Wes Dening / April 5, 2019 /

In any industry, innovation is essentially an arms race. If you’re not creating the next big thing, someone else is seizing the opportunity to define it. The problem is, there’s a lot of time between the moment when you first envision a new concept and the moment when it actually hits your market. How you…

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Design Makes a Difference: Nike and Doernbecher Collaborate to Help Kids

By Shane Fruchterman / December 14, 2018 /

It all started with my bar mitzvah. Part of becoming a Jewish adult is through acts of service for others, so I was searching for a charity where I could participate in something that was meaningful and donate some of my gift money to help an important cause. I had searched for an event or…

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Organizational Pathways to Business Model Innovation

By Ralph Ohr / December 13, 2018 /

For several reasons, such as disruptive threats, digitalization or blurring industry boundaries, established companies are increasingly forced to create new business opportunities, i.e. to come up with adapted or even entirely new business models. Moreover, developing a ‘business model innovation capability‘ seems particularly vital in the light of ever decreasing life cycles. Shrinking life times of established business models are tied to the fact that…

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The Importance of Coaching Intrapreneurs

By Nicolas Bry / September 2, 2018 /

Evan Burton is a UX Designer, Usability Engineer, Data Science Enthusiast, finishing a master’s degree in Usability Engineering. He’s currently writing his masters thesis on corporate intrapreneurship and innovation, with a focus on corporate acceleration and incubation, and how to best support intrapreneurs in the process of defining and developing their ideas into products or services…

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innovation excellence - Scaling Edges vs. Transforming Core

Scaling Edges vs. Transforming Core

By Ralph Ohr / August 8, 2018 /

Dual approaches are evermore finding their way into corporate strategy, development and innovation. There are several manifestations at play, such as…

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Hallmarks of Organizational Ambidexterity

By Ralph Ohr / May 4, 2018 /

If you are a frequent reader of my posts, you may know we’ve been relentlessly highlighting the importance of organizational ambidexterity as vital requirement for modern dual corporate innovation approaches. Managing today’s business and creating future’s business successfully at the same time is probably the most demanding, yet indispensable challenge for future-proof organizations and their leaders. But what are hallmarks of successful organizational ambidexterity? What do…

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Are You Ready for Outcome-Driven Change?

Are You Ready for Outcome-Driven Change?

By Braden Kelley / April 9, 2018 /

When it comes to business, many people would say it is outcomes that truly matter, especially investors on wall street. Investors don’t care what kind of software you’re running or what your stack looks like, or how you do what you do, as long as you deliver the financial outcomes they are looking for in…

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The True Origin of Value Creation

By Dan Blacharski / April 4, 2018 /

True value creation is accomplished much differently than it was decades ago, and it’s based on evolution of the sales process, segmenting the customer base and allocating resources, and taking full advantage of digital sales tools and automation where appropriate.

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