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What is the best project management tool?

What is the best project management tool? | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it

I’ve been asked this question many times. The answer is simple, and maybe a little bit disappointing. There is no such thing as the best project management tool.

 

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There are heaps of good tools available (Jira, Basecamp, Trello, Project Place,…) but you can’t put all your hopes into one tool for resolving problems within your team or organisation.

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Design Thinking in Museums: Stepping into the "Continuum of Innovation"

Design Thinking in Museums: Stepping into the "Continuum of Innovation" | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it
The museum profession seems to be embracing new ways of problem-solving, collaborating, and innovating over the past couple of years. And perhaps that is why the concept of "design thinking" struck...
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Startup Professionals Musings: 6 Strategies for Transforming Ideas Into Results

Startup Professionals Musings: 6 Strategies for Transforming Ideas Into Results | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it

Successful startups are all about turning ideas into action quickly and efficiently. These actions must be the hard part, since entrepreneurs always seem to come to me with ideas, and ask me for help on the actions. That has always seemed strange to me, since the magic is supposed to be in the ideas, and the actions are the same for every business.

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1. Build a vivid vision

2. Team with the best people

3. Practice robust communication

4. Cultivate a sense of urgency

5. Enforce disciplined execution

6. Show extreme customer focus

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Nkem Mpamah's curator insight, July 15, 2015 9:36 AM

I totally Agree.

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The Secrets to Fostering Innovation

The Secrets to Fostering Innovation | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it
By Katie Kuehner-Hebert Organizations should include innovation as a major competency in leadership-development plans and tie individual bonuses and/or salary increases to innovation, according to new research.
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Are we talking about innovation or our anxieties? (essay)

Are we talking about innovation or our anxieties? (essay) | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it

This being spring conference season, I’ve attended a number of higher education events in recent weeks, as well as a number of smaller gatherings where higher education leaders have congregated to reflect on the present moment and what it might mean for the future of our colleges and universities. Needless to say, many of the discussions at these various meetings have featured liberal use of the word “innovation.”

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Successful Sustainability Strategy Leans on Innovation, ‘Gamification’

Successful Sustainability Strategy Leans on Innovation, ‘Gamification’ | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it
To survive and prosper in a rapidly shifting business landscape, companies must constantly evolve. One example of this evolution is seen when forward thinking leaders incorporate sustainability into their business strategy.
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How to Foster Innovation in Federal Agencies

How to Foster Innovation in Federal Agencies | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it
And why innovation isn’t the solution to every problem.
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Report: E-Commerce Marketers Must Improve Social Engagement

Report: E-Commerce Marketers Must Improve Social Engagement | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it
E-commerce is something that changes as social trends change; however many businesses are failing to find a good link between social engagement and e-commerce traffic.. Topic: Customer Experience
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Design Thinking for Developing Innovative Communication Strategies

Design Thinking for Developing Innovative Communication Strategies | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it

The unstated ideas and principles of design thinking have been in practice for centuries and have served as the basis for many technology and business model innovations.

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Tips on Brainstorming

Tips on Brainstorming | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it
OpenIDEO is a global community that will draw on your optimism, inspiration, ideas and opinions to solve problems together for the collective social good.
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1. Defer judgment

2. Encourage wild ideas

3. Build on the ideas of others

4. Stay focused on the topic

5. One conversation at a time

6. Be visual

7. Go for quantity

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Innovation, Complexity and Social Business

Innovation, Complexity and Social Business | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it

A striking change of focus in the social business arena occurred during the last five years. Despite the fact that Andrew McAfee’s original definition specified its scope as «within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers», infant Enterprise 2.0 was mainly concerned by internal collaboration. The teaser from one of the major events of this early period, the Boston 2007 Enterprise 2.0 Conference, talked about “(…) the technologies and business practices that liberate the workforce from the constraints of legacy communication and productivity tools like email“.

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This post is the second of a two-parts article on innovation and social business co-written with Ralph-Christian Ohr (@ralph_ohr).

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Make Company Values A Key Part Of Decision Process

Make Company Values A Key Part Of Decision Process | Strategy and Business Consulting | Scoop.it
Determine values by getting employee input, hire people who share those core principles, operate by those tenets and reinforce them to win employees' faith.
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