Tag «Innovation»

What Leadership Styles and Characteristics Do Industry Partners Need to Exhibit to Produce Positive Outcomes from Collaborative Projects that Include Government and University Partners?

This is a Rapid Evidence Assessment focused on the identification of leadership styles and traits that enable industry partners to optimize their support on collaborative research projects. While there is considerable research on collaboration, there is a gap related to the leadership contributions that industry partners bring to team science projects.

An Innovative Approach to Sales Lead Generation Using Machine Learning

Using the eADR research method we address a problem of practice in the U.S. staffing industry which is the need for more innovative sales lead generation solutions. Working with a leading U.S staffing firm, we designed and implemented a solution that allows the partner firm to discover new leads.

Blockchain Use Cases in Financial Services

Despite having tried extensively to recruit females to the financial management sector, the industry finds This qualitative study provided insights into the top 17 blockchain use cases identified by Financial Services leaders in 2018 and how much progress (or lack of progress) has been made in 2020. This research provided insights for Financial Services managers …

Is a Culture of Innovation Meaningless to Management?

It seems obvious that a culture of innovation would be good for a company’s performance. Unfortunately, accounting standards don’t allow for intangible assets, such as innovation, to appear on the balance sheet. Why then should a Culture of Innovation be measured, valued and managed, if the financial results are meaningless to executive management?

Intangible Capital: Culture of Innovation and its Impact on the Cash Flow Multiple

Intangible assets are growing exponentially as a component of company value, but these assets are often unmanaged due to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), which provide no accountability. This research paper reaffirms and expands a proven alternative approach, which utilizes the CoreBrand Index® to measure, value, and manage intangible assets, and their financial impact on …

What Critical Factors Do Companies Consider When Selecting Innovation Ideas?

Organizations are constantly seeking ways to reinvent themselves through innovation. The process of selecting ideas in the early stages of innovation has a significant impact on the probability for success of new products or services. This paper investigates the critical factors organizations consider in the selection process.

“How much is this worth?” Humana’s Chief Innovation Officer Explains Why This is the Wrong Question

Chris Kay, Humana’s Chief Innovation Officer, shared insights into the innovation decision-making process. Kay discussed specific strategies employed by Humana to bring consumer insights to action and he shared examples of the development of innovation ideas.