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Diversity Matters: Why Genuine Inclusion Is Essential to True Innovation

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Diversity is a crucial component of a successful innovation strategy. It drives market growth and helps everyone in the workplace embrace different ideas. According to research on how diversity can drive innovation, there are two types of diversity: inherent and acquired. Inherent diversity includes traits people are born with such as ethnicity and gender. Acquired diversity includes traits learned … Continued

Is Your Innovation Management Process Inclusive?

innovation management process inclusive

Working together means expanding your definition of “together.” Inclusivity is vital across any organization. But it’s particularly important for innovation, and will only become more so as society goes through new shifts and as your organization changes. Your innovation strategy should reflect it. What Is Inclusivity? Inclusivity, at its most basic, is ensuring your organization’s … Continued

What IdeaScale is Grateful For

IdeaScale is Grateful

Well, here in California it’s a predictably lovely fall day (brisk, but not cold with skittering leaves chasing each other down the sidewalk). It’s Thanksgiving in America and we think it’s a great idea to sit down and share our gratitude. Voting. If you haven’t noticed… IdeaScale loves voting. We love it in all of … Continued

How to Silicon Valley Your Business

Silicon Valley Your Business

Every year, thousands of companies send their employees to Silicon Valley to visit start-ups and enterprises. They’re hoping these employees can understand and absorb some of the innovation magic and energy here and disseminate it throughout the rest of their organization. Some companies even establish permanent company outposts to have a constant pulse on emerging … Continued

The Role of Women in Innovation

Role of Women in Innovation

A scroll through my LinkedIn today is pretty powerful. I see numerous organizations profiling and celebrating their “First Female CEO” or “Women in Charge of Blockchain” or “the Female Entrepreneurial Movement.” It’s exciting to see a more balanced future of the workplace and think that pioneering new ideas are already being championed and redeveloped by … Continued