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4 inspiring ways the most innovative organisations use co-creation

A survey of top global companies by Innovation Leader found that 61% of big companies regularly team-up with suppliers, distributors, partners and franchisees to innovate. 58% work directly with customers and end-users to co-create new products and services. And 45% regularly co-design with start-ups. Those adopting these new ways of working are seeing some big…

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Co-creating for marketing success: Why customers are the new marketing agency

Launching a campaign to customers is nerve-wracking for even the most established marketing department. An epic amount of work has led to this point: research, strategy, endless meetings, creative, testing and execution. Yet only then, once all that time and money has been invested in your campaign, do your customers get to see it. And…

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Supply chain innovation: Using co-creation to unlock hidden value

    There’s no such thing as “too efficient”. There’s always room for improvement. It’s why businesses are forever under pressure to deliver on new operational efficiencies whether through reducing costs or improving outputs. But what happens when you genuinely feel you’ve exhausted every avenue and turned over every stone you can within the organisation?…

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Innovation Culture: What Is It And How Can Employers Create It?

  Any business that won’t try new things will soon start to get stale, and the staleness will rapidly spread to affect every aspect of the company. It’ll become a malaise dragging everyone down — even if they can’t say exactly what’s wrong, they’ll feel it sapping their enthusiasm. So how do you combat this…

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Digital Transformation Questions

30 powerful innovation questions to help you co-create a vision for your digital transformation

We used to say that nothing ever lasts forever. In today’s world, it feels like nothing stays the same for more two minutes. Living in a digital world accelerates change. And we’re expected to keep up. For businesses to survive, we have to keep up. Fast-moving environments and market conditions are a constant challenge for…

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Business Storytelling Training Workshop

Storytelling for Business Leaders Storytelling has become a powerful approach for leadership, innovation, and design thinking. A business storytelling training workshop can help us to learn this craft and develop our communication skills. Stories can be a “superpower” that can help us to have more positive effects in our work with others. When we have…

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How To Design People Journeys In Your Organization

For the most part, the quality of an organization is determined by the skills, enthusiasm and cooperation of its staff members. That’s why training is justified as a core concern. If you’re not finding ways to get ahead, you’ll be left behind by the march of progress. To look at it another way, investing in…

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Conferences are broken. Are Design Sprints the fix?

  It’s easy for annual conferences to feel cliché. Finding a new angle that gives you an edge and really inspires your people is a huge challenge. Even when you look at ways to mix it up, you find yourself deciding between a similar set of themes, looking at the same venues, using the same…

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Inspiring Agile Ways of Working: How Design Sprint mindsets help organisations get comfortable with agile ways of working

It’s easy to get stuck in our ways. We’re only human. But if transforming business is the goal, it requires completely new ways of working. Not just for some, but for everyone. So why not take on the challenge together? Transforming mindsets The challenge is getting people to understand how to change. What do these…

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Designing a culture of innovation: The behaviours of successful innovators and 4 symptoms of a dysfunctional team

  If you’re looking at other brands, watching them bring new innovations to market, inspired by their creativity, and wondering “how do I make this happen in my company?” – here’s what you need to know: businesses that nail innovation don’t do so by chance. Their teams responsible are made up of carefully selected people…

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