It is quite rare for a company to open up and offer a true and detailed insight into their unique practices and experiences on their path to becoming more customer-centric. However, Marco de Polo from Roche Diabetes Care does exactly this in this interview with Martin Pattera.
Innovative ideas and processes will stagnate without support from middle management. Let's explore why that is, with an emphasis on larger companies, in this article.
In this article, we'll have a look at translation and localization industry trends. We'll learn the difference between the two, how they help companies connect with customers globally, and trends in both areas.
Will digitalization fundamentally change the way companies innovate? Our answer is no. While digital technologies hold enormous innovation potential, they belong to the sphere of “solutions” and are means to a higher purpose.
Not everyone knows that NASA has embedded crowdsourcing into their strategy and capabilities. But in fact, back in 2011 (after they ran a highly successful crowdsourcing pilot) NASA established the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI).
Entrepreneurs deal with high levels of uncertainty; probably more than any other business. The more disruptive the startup, the higher the level of uncertainty. Will the customers buy? How do we reach them? Will we be able to sell at a profit? Will our partners do their part? Who is out there that we can learn from? Are there threats that we are unaware of?
There is no doubt that history is one of our greatest teachers, and the big question at this stage is whether history will, in fact, repeat itself. We'll compare workforce trends from the 1920s to the 2020s in this article.
Psychology is not only about human emotions. Understanding their behavior, nature, and finding out the behavioral patterns is the ultimate goal of psychological studies. And the best practices of psychology can drive sales for business too.
If you want to lead a transformation in the business, then you have to sell the idea over and over again to people throughout the organisation. In particular, the leader has to answer these questions which are present in people’s minds even if they are unspoken.
Emerging technologies look set to transform the healthcare industry. In this year's Global Innovation Index, Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), explores some of the innovations that could have the biggest impact in the next decade. Here's a summary of those findings from the report.
Chinese internet-based technology and cultural enterprise Tencent is using AI innovations in medical imaging and data mining to provide better, faster, more comprehensive diagnoses. In this extract from the GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2019, Tencent’s Founder and Chief Executive Ma Huateng looks at the revolutionary impact of AI and big data in China’s healthcare service.
Enterprises need to innovate to stay relevant amidst technology advancements, a competitive business environment and demanding customer expectations. Design Thinking shows the way.
One of the most popular webinars that IdeaScale has ever hosted is our webinar on how to select the best ideas. We are constantly being asked by our customers and prospects, “how do I know a good idea when I see one?” Some people are looking for financial predictions, some people want to know how an idea measures up to their organizational objectives, but everyone is looking for the perfect set of criteria so that they can evaluate ideas at some point during the innovation process and validate them.
Eco-friendly businesses are gaining popularity among consumers who value companies that promote sustainability and corporate responsibility. However, the problem facing a lot of these companies is reaching potential customers who aren’t actively seeking out environmentally conscious businesses.
Corporate training is rarely considered to be fun. It’s mostly seen as a necessary evil that serves to notify the new recruits of everything that they need to be aware of when they first start working for a company. It doesn’t have to be this way, and it shouldn’t be this way. Technology has come a long way, and new employee training software is here to make training programs easier to create and learn from.