To start deliberately establishing cultural practices, process improvements and the tools necessary to take innovation to the next level, we learned that Collective Creativity, coined by Linda Hill, is the next generation methodology and toolset that delivers fast and valuable breakthroughs for organizations.
The emergence and use of innovative methods are accelerating and diversifying, such as design thinking, open innovation and gamification. Relying on traditional methods like R&D project groups or solo geniuses are risky—they’re not efficient nor fast enough to outpace the competition.
The subsidiary of Allianz Group revealed areas for improvement in their employee satisfaction survey. HR identified two areas pointed out by their members: the need for internal process improvement for more efficiency and the want for more opportunities to grow professionally as an organization.
In the past few years, we organized several successful hackathons for various Fortune500 companies. Collected from our experience, we have the golden rules and no-goes for you to organize a fruitful event, resulting in implementable projects and an inspired team.
(Video) Social, organization and innovation leaders gathered at the YouthSpeak Forum in Budapest, Hungary to empower young people from across the globe to take part in the sustainability conversation and create actionable steps on important issues in our world today. Watch our video that covered the day-long event.
Today, our world is looking at several challenges in terms of the aging society, overpopulation leading to migration and economic crisis. These types of issues call for new approaches and skills, including creative and innovative capacities. Fostering these newer areas requires then again, new forms of teaching processes: non-formal education.
(Video) George Tilesch, CMO of Be-novative, was recently interviewed for a European Union backed project called InnoSpark, showcasing the best business innovation practices in its area. Check out the full interview below or continue reading for the key takeaways.