Innovation Practitioner Insights: Alex Goryachev of Cisco on Seven Common Mistakes Companies Make Trying to Build a Culture of Innovation
November 07 | Joan Greco, Program Director, Innovation Master Class, Customer Experience Conference, and Women's Leadership Conference, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Alex Goryachev, Cisco System’s Director, Innovation Strategy and Programs, shares the most common mistakes he has seen at companies working to build a culture of innovation. The key concept tying together Goryachev’s observations: the need to focus on the people innovating, not the “innovations” themselves. Goryachev will be speaking at The Conference Board Innovation Master Class this December in Palo Alto.
Innovation Practitioner Insights: Maureen Rinkunas of DowDuPont on Creating a “Startup Culture”
October 01 | Joan Greco, Program Director, Innovation Master Class, Customer Experience Conference, and Women's Leadership Conference, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
At the upcoming Innovation Master Class, taking place in Palo Alto December 6-7, 2018, Maureen Rinkunas, Innovation Systems Designer, Specialty Products Division at DowDuPont will be speaking on Thinking Like a Startup – Lessons from Accelerating 100+ Companies. She will be sharing insights gained from having coached over a hundred companies at a startup accelerator, and from bringing that startup thinking to DowDupont.
Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence, Customer Experience and Innovation from Adobe’s Chris Duffey
September 25 | Terrence Sooley, Program Director, Customer Experience Leadership Conference, Supplier Relationship Management Conference and Procurement Seminar, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Artificial Intelligence is the most effective method for engaging customers, fueling innovation, and accelerating personalized customer experiences. AI is a differentiator in the customer experience space because it can capture enormous amounts of data, analyze it quickly, and produce targeted, personalized experiences that engage consumers. Being able to deliver personalized, empathetic customer experiences quickly, will allow organizations to secure happier, more brand loyal customers.
Artificial Intelligence: The Key Unifier Between the CIO and CHRO
September 24 | Amy Lui Abel, Ph.D., Managing Director, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Lyle Yorks, Professor of Adult Learning & Leadership, Department of Organization and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University | Comments (0)
Current debates regarding the future of AI often center around its impact on front-line workers and business operations. But companies should place more priority on the role AI will have on the C-Suite. Both now and even more so down the road, the implications of AI will warrant unprecedented collaboration between two key roles: the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Indications 2.1: Are we missing the productivity revival?
August 21 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
While economists and policymakers keep racking their brains to crack the past decade's "productivity paradox", a return to an era of faster productivity growth may already be happening, right before our eyes.
A Culture of Innovation Drives Corporate Value
July 20 | James Gregory, Chairman, Tenet Partners | Comments (0)
There are many and varied definitions of the word innovation. The word often conjures up visions of scientists in white lab coats holding clipboards, but the most successful innovations that drive business results are often small and incremental cultural innovations rather than dramatic large-scale R&D endeavors.
Op-Ed: We May be Missing the Productivity Revival in the Global Economy
May 09 | Bart van Ark, Chief Economist & Chief Strategy Officer. Program Director, CFO Council: Fortune 250, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Policymakers returned home from last month’s spring meetings of the World Bank and IMF with a clear message. The current short-term outlook provides no guarantee for sustained economic growth in the medium-term. Not surprisingly the word “productivity” therefore appears many times in this edition of the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. Productivity growth will be one of the most effective ways to prevent the recent upswing in global growth from slowing down prematurely.
Will China Out-Innovate the World
April 25 | Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D., Director, Business Cycles and Growth Research, The Conference Board | Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, Ph.D., Senior Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
China has recognized the need to put its giant economy on a path toward developing an innovation culture, an initiative that could position it to challenge the U.S. as a global leader of innovation. But despite a massive investment in research and development, the nation faces some significant barriers to reaching its goal.