Innochat Archive

One Hour Creative Workout

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Oct 19, 2017

This week's #innochat is in the creative hands of @seempli (Lidor Wyssocky). Here is his framing post:

Today on innochat we are going to get in creative shape with an online creative workout.

Innovation follow through

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

How important is it to "follow through"? And how does this apply to innovation?

Our guest on #innochat this week is Jorge Barba, @jorgebarba. In this blog post, "Read This If You Suck At Follow Through", he describes the importance of "follow through" in relationships with colleagues.

Let's discuss its importance in innovation.

Living on innovation

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Oct 05, 2017

Based on their attendance at the Business Innovation Factory's annual summit, Ken Gordon, @quickmuse, and Adam Hansen, @adhansen, have chosen this subject and are hosting this week's #innochat. Their framing post follows.

When we attended #BIF2017, we met a lot of people who were (a) interested in innovation; and (b) struggling to make a living doing innovation work. What do you think about this? You'd imagine that innovation people would be highly valued by organizations (either they'd want to employ them or hire them to do freelance work). Does the fact of such professional struggling surprise you, #innochat?

Are more characters better for Twitter?

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Twitter has allowed a small number of people to send messages of up to 280 characters, instead of the usual 140 character limit!

Blogging about Innovation

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 21, 2017


How are blog posts used to communicate about innovation, in general, and about specific innovations? Do you read them, do you write them, what do they communicate, how effective are they? Let's discuss this during the second #innochat this week in our collaboration with #DigiBlogChat.

Innovation in Blogging

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Chat Date: 
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

There's always a better way or, if there isn't, there soon will be, in any field. Innovation happens when we adopt those better ways. The topic of this chat is innovation in the field of blogging ("web logging"). Please note that this is a #DigiBlogChat event, on September 19th at 1pm Pacific time, 4pm Eastern time, 9pm UK time. Background and details follow.

Purposeful innovation

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

The annual summit event at BIF (the Business Innovation Factory) is in progress, and the topic for this chat is taken from a major issue raised, yesterday, at the start of the event: purpose.

What does your organization need for innovation?

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Any organization which performs effectively, for any extended period of time, needs to innovate. That is, not only does it need to make continuous improvements but also, from time to time, to make improvements which are discontinuous.

What do you need for innovation?

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Are you involved in innovation in your organization? If so, what skills, knowledge, and understanding do you need for that?

Risky Innovations

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 24, 2017

As automation and artificial intelligence are applied to a wider range of purposes, many people have become increasing concerned about the potential weapons which operate autonomously. Almost all innovations involve potential risks and there are variety of aspects to managing them.

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