Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago

Stackery

A Culture of Rapid Innovation with DevOps, Microservices, and Serverless. AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out. Here are my top choices for the serverless sessions and a workshop you won’t want to miss: Workshop for Serverless Computing with AWS + Stackery + Epsagon.

Is Agile Killing or Helping Innovation?

Agile Alliance

A few weeks ago, I got into an interesting discussion at the eXperience Agile event over in Portugal about whether Agile helps or kills innovation. Business Mindset cohesive teams cycle time metrics innovation K-12 education mindset podcast

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Innovation in the Cloud

DevOps.com

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Data protection and innovation

O'Reilly Media - Data

Continue reading Data protection and innovation Eva Kaili outlines the fundamentals of GDPR and applications of blockchain.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Is Innovation manageable?

N2Growth Blog

In the years leading up to 2018, I have spent my time bringing innovation to the financial services space. As such it is all about innovation. And now, from a distance, my optimism regarding the sector’s ability to innovate and capture opportunities has not changed.

Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play

Agile Alliance

Innovation Games will be indispensable for anyone who wants to drive more successful, customer-focused product development: product and R&D managers, CTOs and development leaders, marketers, and senior business executives alike

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Data Protection Complexity – The Enemy of Innovation

Dell EMC

Few would argue that organizations are becoming increasingly dependent on data to fuel innovation, drive new revenue streams and provide deep insight into the needs of their customers, partners and stakeholders. Cloud Data Protection Opinions Artificial Intelligence Dell EMC Innovation

Innovation In Crisis

Planbox

Why is a crisis fertile ground for innovation? If you look back at history some of the worst events in our past have almost always led to the greatest innovations such as AI, social networking and full-body scanners, to name a few.

Collaboration Over Competition: How Companies Benefit from Open Innovation

DevOps.com

More and more technology companies are adopting open innovation initiatives. This situation wherein an organization thinks beyond its internal resources for innovation and collaborates with external resources is known as open innovation. Open innovation […].

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Google Sprint Overview: How Innovations Happen in just one week

Evolution4all

The pressure from the changing market can be very tough, and companies can really have a hard time dealing with the demand, but through Google Design Sprint , every team can manage challenges and secure a systematic method towards innovative, tried, and tested solutions. Innovation

Community of Practice and Innovation

Evolution4all

Community of Practice and Innovation. But how would it really drive innovation in your company? How Creating CoP Drives Innovation – Case Studies. Below are a few concrete examples of how a community of practice can drive innovation in various industries.

Organizational Open Space for Unleashing Innovation

Agile Alliance

Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The post Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT) appeared first on HackerEarth Blog. Innovation Management Internet of ThingsThe Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated devices that have unique identifiers and can autonomously transfer data over a network. IoT ecosystems consist of internet-enabled smart devices that have integrated sensors, processors, and communication hardware to capture, analyze, and send data from their immediate environments.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

innovative—are now table stakes. If they’re innovating their analytics while. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not. Watch for these 5 signs. that you’re at risk for an analytics emergency. Early Indicators.

When Innovation Talk Turns Toxic

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Innovation thrives on meaning, but superficial innovation talk can lead to stress and fatigue, and thus less creativity, in a company culture. Today’s post is by Alf Rehn, author of Innovation for the Fatigued (CLICK HERE to get your copy).

Innovation through Inspiration: Presidential Leadership

General Leadership

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Network visibility is a differentiator for innovation

Firemon

No” because you’re erring on the side of caution and sometimes being a barrier to innovation—you tend to limit access for new applications and services because you don’t want to guess at the consequences. It’s a differentiator that supports both security and innovation.

Intellectual Capital: The Bastion of Innovation

Planbox

Not only are we in the age of innovation, but some argue that we have now entered the age of hyper-innovation. Innovation has come in waves throughout history sparked by new disruptive technology. Of course, the key to agile innovation is transparency.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

How companies are innovating in the energy sector

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Through innovative solutions that spawn from a broad spectrum of expertise and collaboration…. Global cooperation, sustainable economic growth, and technology innovation are needed to balance the energy trilemma. The need to innovate in the energy sector grows stronger.

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How to Overcome Barriers to Effective Innovation

Planbox

Understanding how important innovation is for the success of your business yet still not being able to achieve effective innovation company-wide is very frustrating. These hurdles are the most likely to hinder a company from achieving its desired innovation goals.

Innovation through Inspiration: Presidential Leadership

General Leadership

Greatness comes from dreaming great dreams, and creativity and innovation is the spark which ignites dreams into action. It seems fitting to honor two wonderful examples of innovation: our first American President, George Washington and our 16th, Abraham Lincoln.

One Huge Leadership Secret to Get Innovative Ideas You Need

Let's Grow Leaders

Get innovative ideas by asking for what you need. The post One Huge Leadership Secret to Get Innovative Ideas You Need appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures ideas innovation leadership management problem solving

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Bridging the leadership gap in innovation

Lead on Purpose

To thrive, or even survive, most companies need to find ways to innovate. For example, according … Continue reading → Innovation Leadership Learning mission visionGuest post by Jesse Nieminen We’re living in an age where many industries are facing big changes. Yet, most companies fail to do that.

DevOps Chat: Promoting Innovation at the RSA Conference

DevOps.com

For the last 14 years, the Innovation Sandbox Contest was where you could find out what the up and coming companies in security were up to. The post DevOps Chat: Promoting Innovation at the RSA Conference appeared first on DevOps.com.

Collaboration Inside and Out for Innovation

DevOps.com

Firms are under more pressure than ever before to innovate new products to keep up with newer, more agile firms. The post Collaboration Inside and Out for Innovation appeared first on DevOps.com.

How to Foster Innovative Thinking at Your Company

CEO Insider

Innovation has a good reputation in the corporate world. Innovative ideas, an innovative culture, a history of innovation — these are all intangible assets that any business leader would love to have.

Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

We all have to make quick decisions about product interfaces, and there's not always a designer around when you need one. That doesn't mean that you're doomed to failure, though. Learn a few really common user experience design mistakes and how to avoid making them. Join UX designer and product management expert Laura Klein for a no-holds-barred Ask Me Anything session on UX design. Laura—principal of Users Know and author of Build Better Products and UX for Lean Startups—has over 20 years of experience helping companies innovate responsibly and improve their product development processes.

How to Encourage More Micro-Innovation on Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking for ways to uncover more micro-innovation on your team? The post How to Encourage More Micro-Innovation on Your Team appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures eliminating workarounds innovation micro-innovation

The Real-Time Innovation Dividend

DevOps.com

The post The Real-Time Innovation Dividend appeared first on DevOps.com. Time is compressing. The attention span of individuals and organizations is becoming ever shorter. There are only brief windows that can be devoted to any given transaction.

Citizen Developers Drive Productivity and Innovation

DevOps.com

The post Citizen Developers Drive Productivity and Innovation appeared first on DevOps.com. It was once written that “software is eating the world,” “APIs are eating the world” and “APIs are eating software.”

The Most Neglected Act of Innovation

Let's Grow Leaders

The post The Most Neglected Act of Innovation appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures innovation leadership management MeetingsIf you’ve never seen it before, it’s hard to describe the power of an avalanche. Fortunately, I’ve never experienced one myself.

Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.

Multiplied Innovation: Agility in Cloud Content Apps

IDC

Recently at the IDC Directions 2019 conference, IDC presented on Multiplied Innovation: Scaling a Technology Revolution outlining new technologies that innovate at scale which underpin the growth of cloud applications into the future.