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100 Million Innovation Managers – IMACAD

400 Million businesses (OECD) may look for a total of 100 Million Innovation Managers during this decade. 100 Million Innovation Managers Of course, at first sight, it sounds ridiculous. Yet if you take the number of registered businesses around the world plus the enormous growth rate of new businesses it is relatively easy to imagine […]

Your CV is of no value. Here is why.

When applying for a job at BlueCallom, you will find the same behavior in the World Innovations Forum and our previous companies. We ignore CVs for more than 15 years now. Interestingly enough, you find the same with Facebook, Google, and many others: “Your CV is of no value” to us. And since not only […]

10 things that change with Neuro Innovation

LINEAR vs. LATERAL Your innovative brain thinks lateral. Your logical brain thinks in linear processes. That’s why almost all business tools are built in a linear manner – step by step.  But in recent years one business process has sneaked into our business life: INNOVATION. Yet, this creative process is still handled in a linear […]

Deep Innovation Design Training

The name Deep Innovation Design Training indicates the difference: DEEP. Far deeper than any other innovation method so far. And instead of being more complicated, the Deep Innovation Design model makes innovation actually more easy and far better to manage, finance, and execute. Uncovering why truly groundbreaking innovation was so hard and so rare: 1) […]

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The end of Brainstorming – Beginning of a new Era

The end of brainstorming – it never led to groundbreaking innovation. This post was inspired by a direct question for me on Quora. Over a year ago, I was asked a similar question. Question: “How do successful companies manage the influx of ideas and choose top-notch ideas for inventing new products?“ The answer “forced” us […]

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7 most counterintuitive innovation traps

In a recent research project, interviewing or discussing the entire innovation process in mid-market to global enterprises,  we found a high concentration in 7 areas of counter-intuitive behavior. We have been aware of 5 of them but No. 2 and 7 were also new to us. We will continue expanding our research effort. 1) RESEARCH […]

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Big Five Innovation Types

Innovation is an extremely counterintuitive business. For most people outside the innovation space, Innovation means radically new or significantly improved products. Interestingly enough, product innovation is the least successful model. There are various ways to innovate. Highly successful and radically disruptive innovations today come from business model innovation. For instance, in my old company, Computer […]

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Neuro Ideation step by step

When understanding how our mind composes and processes ideas, we must ask how we can leverage those cognitive abilities, control them, influence them, and improve our thinking skills? The Neuro Ideation method is the first step in that direction. 0) Experiences are Innovation Silver There is no more relevant experience owner in the market than […]