Category Archives: Innovation

How the most innovative nonprofits stand out—and succeed—in such a crowded field

April 02, 2024 How the most innovative nonprofits stand out—and succeed—in such a crowded field A focus on mission, values, and demographics is key to any successful nonprofit. BY Kristin Toussaint There are upwards of 1.7 million nonprofit organizations across the country. But that figure includes everything from public foundations to private charities to your hometown’s … Continue reading How the most innovative nonprofits stand out—and succeed—in such a crowded field

Big Tech companies like Google and Microsoft aren’t as innovative as you think. Here’s why

  By Clint Rainey January 30, 2024 Google invented Google Maps. Apple gave us the iPod. Microsoft introduced PowerPoint. In each case, these technologies began elsewhere—as an idea generated by a startup that was perfected by a new owner with greater resources. Corporate America is full of fat piles of cash being dropped to snatch … Continue reading Big Tech companies like Google and Microsoft aren’t as innovative as you think. Here’s why

The Cricut Venture is a $1,000 cutting machine for the most ambitious DIYers

Terrence O’Brien   @TerrenceOBrien I was definitely a little out of my element when I took on this review. I’m not really an arts and crafts kind of guy. Sure, I’ll do the occasional project with my four-year-old. I also like to make things (beer, music, small electronics) and generally have a pretty strong DIY … Continue reading The Cricut Venture is a $1,000 cutting machine for the most ambitious DIYers

The innovator’s dilemma: How to future-proof your martech stack

Understand functioning technology and learn seven strategies for optimal martech management in a shifting digital landscape. Gene De Libero on June 12, 2023 Like surfers riding the crest of change, we are tasked with navigating the ebbs and flows of the ever-evolving marketing technology landscape. This constantly changing ecosystem presents opportunities and challenges to our … Continue reading The innovator’s dilemma: How to future-proof your martech stack

Five Innovation Practices To Help Business Owners Navigate Uncertainty

Five Innovation Practices To Help Business Owners Navigate Uncertainty ValueWalk / Jun 9, 2023   The economic landscape is changing at an accelerating speed. More than ever, a growing number of businesses are having a hard time navigating marketwide complexity, driven by macroeconomic volatility and unprecedented levels of uncertainty. Navigating these business challenges through traditional methods of … Continue reading Five Innovation Practices To Help Business Owners Navigate Uncertainty

5 Ways EdTech is Facilitating Efficient Innovation for Teams

5 Ways EdTech is Facilitating Efficient Innovation for Teams Calendar / 19 May 2023   Just over 30 years ago, the development of web-based learning management systems became a new form of textual communication, using education technology as an influential way to approach teaching and learning. Since that time, education technology has gone beyond the … Continue reading 5 Ways EdTech is Facilitating Efficient Innovation for Teams

5 timeless lessons about innovation from some of the most successful founders

  By James Vincent October 19, 2022 Times are tough, headwinds are strong, and uncertainties lie ahead. The economic climate is shifting in real time and will continue to shift in the coming weeks and months. But what hasn’t shifted—and won’t ever—is the need for innovation, and the role that intentional narrative plays in business … Continue reading 5 timeless lessons about innovation from some of the most successful founders

Move fast and don’t break things: innovation at speed and scale

  By Max Ufberg September 22, 2022 As CEO of Pearson, Andy Bird presides over one of the world’s largest textbook publishers. Yet when thinking about Pearson’s long-term direction, Bird doesn’t necessarily look to his fellow Goliaths; often he’s drawing inspiration from the Davids of the world.     “We are desperately trying to be … Continue reading Move fast and don’t break things: innovation at speed and scale