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B2B marketing: What the organization of 2017 will look like

B2B marketing: What the organization of 2017 will look like | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
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Gartner predicts that CMO spend on technology will surpass CTO spend over next 3-5 years. Consulsion: Marketing goes digital big time

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Sustainable success in business today is all about firstly having great ideas and secondly being able to execute them.
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Wrong Assumptions Create Lousy Results - Sony, McDonald's, Radio Shack, Sears

Wrong Assumptions Create Lousy Results - Sony, McDonald's, Radio Shack, Sears | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Businesses rarely fail due to weak execution. They fail because markets shift, and their value proposition implementation becomes obsolete. Leaders can change that outcome.
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Operational excellence is necessary but insufficient for longterm success in periods of massive change. Are you changing your assumptions, and then your business, to compete in the future? 

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Innovation Demystified in 10 Simple Steps | LinkedIn

Innovation Demystified in 10 Simple Steps | LinkedIn | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
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The Innovation Process explain visually (so even your boss can understand)

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PerformanceXpress — Knowledge Worker: Five Keys to Successful Change Management

PerformanceXpress — Knowledge Worker: Five Keys to Successful Change Management | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
No one of them will unlock a successful change management effort; all five are needed. In this column, I will briefly review each of them.
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Change is indirect. Whatever your ultimate change target might be, the chances are you did not (or cannot) change it directly; instead, you change something else and it changes as a result.

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McDonald's Growth Stall Predicts Deadly Results

McDonald's Growth Stall Predicts Deadly Results | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
McDonald's is in a long-term Growth Stall, which has a 90% likelihood of shredding shareholder value and producing lower future sales
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Growth Stalls are a great forecasting tool because they indicate when a company has become “out of step” with its marketplace.

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Digital Transformation Plan, Preflight Checklist – Ready for Takeoff?

Digital Transformation Plan, Preflight Checklist – Ready for Takeoff? | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Start your Digital Transformation with “A More Beautiful Question” Digital transformation is an answer to the question, “How will our company identify, engage, and create sustaining and accelerating
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Digital Disruption = Business Transformation

1) Vision: Your Digital Future

2) Customer Insights

3) Value Creation Strategy

4) Organisational Transformation

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10 tips from entrepreneurs who made their own luck

10 tips from entrepreneurs who made their own luck | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder why some entrepreneurs always seem to have all the luck and success, while others never seem to catch a break? As an Angel investor, I quick
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Stay grounded in reality AND instill optimism and self-confidence

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Forget Lean and Agile – It’s Time to be Anticipatory

Forget Lean and Agile – It’s Time to be Anticipatory | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
We are all good at reacting and responding, putting out fires, and crisis management. In addition, organizations large and small have learned how to be lean and agile, and how to best execute a
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Being lean and agile is no longer enough. You and your team need to harness the ability to anticipate the future. This maybe the most important competency you can have in the 21st century.

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Must Read Report: The Internet’s Latest Disruption – Knowledge.

Must Read Report: The Internet’s Latest Disruption – Knowledge. | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Know or die: risk and opportunity of Knowledge 2.0
“And the web stormed the enterprise and disrupted roles, tasks and jobs: it cast speed, openness, flexibility and efficiency throughout, sparing no business processes: manufacturing, logistic, accounting, customer relation management, lead generation…”
The digital mutation is also profoundly disrupting how knowledge is acquired, organized and shared. Knowledge is an intangible, yet strategic asset of any enterprise. With businesses becoming more virtual and dematerialized, its value is patently and rapidly growing. Continue reading →
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Social Curation: The new knowledge sharing paradigm in the enterprise is real-time information, in an open world, with pervasive expertise. 

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Mohiomap Tip #7: Visual GTD

Mohiomap Tip #7: Visual GTD | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Getting Things Done (GTD) by David Allen is arguably the most popular time-management methodology currently practiced around the world. Its clear and sensible workflow is a boon for those looking to better control and organize their lives; however, here at Mohiomap, we would like to enhance the GTD
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Making actions visible makes them more actionable. 

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The Sprawling, Booming LA Tech Scene Is Having a Moment

The Sprawling, Booming LA Tech Scene Is Having a Moment | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
In Part One of this LA Stories series, Nellie Bowles has kale shakes with engineers and sits in freeway traffic, chatting up venture capitalists on Bluetooth.
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Will LA become the new hub of Web video Mobile 3.0?  

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Why Smart People Struggle with Strategy

Why Smart People Struggle with Strategy | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Because there’s no right answer.
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The best strategists imagine possibilities that may or may not actually exist (yet)

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12 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos

12 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
When current and aspiring tech entrepreneurs are asked who they look up to the most, they give the usual names: Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and maybe a few will mention Bill Gates.
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4. Be Willing to Invent. Innovation creates transformation. Transformation enables future growth. The easiest way to innovate is to experiment!

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10 Insights to Be an Effective Innovator

10 Insights to Be an Effective Innovator | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Innovation is really difficult. That's why I love it actually. I love to do difficult things. My personal goal is to structure the front end of innovation to improve effectiveness. That's why I try
David Ednie's insight:

The voice of the customer is your best support for a new concept. 

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10 Insights to Be an Effective Innovator

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Incredible Ikea Billboard Tips an Apartment Sideways to Become a Rock-Climbing Wall

Incredible Ikea Billboard Tips an Apartment Sideways to Become a Rock-Climbing Wall | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Psst, maybe we shouldn't take this apartment—the floor seems kind of slanted. Ikea promoted the opening of its 30th store in France by building an apartment into a vertical rock-climbing wall. Marketing shop Ubi Bene helped devise the impressive outdoor installation in the city of Clermont-Ferrand.
David Ednie's insight:

IKEA is innovating by combining the old and the new. A vertical IKEA equipped apartment as a scaling wall in front the Cathedral of Clerment-Ferrand in France to celebrate 30th stores in France.

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7 Smart Habits Of Great Innovators

7 Smart Habits Of Great Innovators | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Here's how innovators like Thomas Edison keep making progress.
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Great innovators have the habit of curiosity. They constantly ask questions, they are constantly learning.

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Why Is Innovation So Hard?

Why Is Innovation So Hard? | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
What business today does not want to be more innovative? In business parlance, “innovation” has reached a glorified position—like “customer centricity,” it is deemed to be a strategic necessity. But it is hard to define.
David Ednie's insight:

Being smart is knowing what you don’t know, prioritizing what you need to know, and being very good at finding the best evidence-based answers. Being smart requires you to become comfortable saying, “I don’t know.”

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 2, 8:40 PM

Innovation, creativity, and learning are hard work because they are messy, non-linear, and uncertain. They are always on the edge of chaos.

 

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How to Save Your Business When Your Industry Gets Disrupted

How to Save Your Business When Your Industry Gets Disrupted | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
SOE is our acronym for Systems of Engagement, the next generation of edge architecture, dominated by Social and Mobile on the client side and Analytics and Cloud on the server side. We’ve talked a
David Ednie's insight:

Avoiding the road to irrelevancy: Well, first off, realise you are in a fight for your life. The new business model is not a competitive threat, it is an existential threat. Second realise that new business models are evolving towards Systems of Engagement (SOE).

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Motorola's Road to Irrelevancy - Focusing on Its Core

Motorola's Road to Irrelevancy - Focusing on Its Core | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
By claiming it was "focusing" on its "core" markets Motorola leadership retrenched the company into irrelevancy as innovators overtook it
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“Focusing on our core” is the first step on the road to irrelevancy as markets change and management ability to recognise and respond to change doesn't.

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Boards Still Don't See the Value of Digital

Boards Still Don't See the Value of Digital | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
The flip side applies to board members: those that show no interest in digital are more likely to be pushed aside. Digital growth is appropriately a priority for a diverse swBut CEOs increasingly do.
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With the exception of board members Digital Growth is a strategic priority for most organisations today.

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Asking Questions in Colour - WorldCloudNews

Asking Questions in Colour - WorldCloudNews | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
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Not all questions were created equal.

"You can tell a man is clear by his answers.

You can tell a man is wise by his questions."....be wise!

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Did Clayton Christensen really just admit he was wrong about innovation? - Improvides

Did Clayton Christensen really just admit he was wrong about innovation? - Improvides | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
After the vicious attack by a New Yorker article, Christensen admits that he may also have been wrong about his "Innovators Solution"
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Disruptive Innovation is a force, not a tool

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Designing Products for a digitally transformed future? Focus on customer outcomes.

Designing Products for a digitally transformed future? Focus on customer outcomes. | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
What is the best way to avoid digital disruption? Re-vision your future customers and value.
Don’t bolt emerging technology on to existing product, business and customer engagement models.
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Bolting disruptive technology on to old models won’t work. The competitive battlefield has shifted to designing future products and services that drive customer outcomes.

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Need a digital transformation strategy? Start traveling in time.

Need a digital transformation strategy? Start traveling in time. | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
Michael Connor June 15, 2014Become a digital time traveller.What value will you bring to your customers, partners and employees in the digitally enabled and interconnected future in which we will,
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Define what is valuable in the digital future. What will be a value to your customers in tomorrow's digitally transformed world? Then build a set products, services and capabilities to take your customers there. Disrupt yourself or be disrupted!

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Agile Culture at Pinterest - Only Dead Fish

Agile Culture at Pinterest - Only Dead Fish | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
So Learnfest, which I spoke at on Wednesday, has been quite an experience. A very difference conference with a very positive vibe run by enlightened people. The theme was Agility, under the banner of the 'Brave New Workplace', and one...
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Create an Agile Culture. Where Agility = Velocity x Flexibility

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Effective Delegation in a Seven Step Process |

Effective Delegation in a Seven Step Process | | Business Transformation: Ideas to Action | Scoop.it
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Personal Transformation: How to move from doing to delegating.

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