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53 Questions Developers Should Ask Innovators

TechEmpower - Project Management

At TechEmpower, we frequently talk to startup founders, CEOs, product leaders, and other innovators about their next big tech initiative. After all, that’s what tech innovation is all about. After all, that’s what tech innovation is all about. The innovator/developer relationship needs to be a conversation.

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Discovering the Diverse Sources Behind Innovation

Scrum.org

What Is Innovation Innovation refers to creating, developing, and implementing new ideas, products, services, or methods that bring something different and more effective into use. Innovation is necessary to adapt effectively; it enables us to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. The only constant thing is change.

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Is Your Leadership Ready to Pivot from Intuition to Innovation?

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In the rapidly evolving business landscape, the shift from intuition-based decision-making to innovation-driven leadership is not just beneficial—it's essential. Evidence-Based Leadership: Steering Toward Innovation EBM-based leadership takes this concept further by integrating evidence into the leadership ethos itself.

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Product Innovation: Scrum Teams can use Kanban and Product Discovery to make Innovation Transparent

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Can your Kanban practices fuel innovation within your team? By integrating Kanban methodologies with product techniques that encourage experimentation, your team can embark on a journey of continuous innovation. These techniques can be invaluable in discovering the customers actual preference for that innovative idea.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Business agile is an approach that gives the right business flexibility and fast decision-making in a volatile environment, providing a great capacity for innovation, adaptation and change. Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive.

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Embracing Agile: A Developer's Journey from Tradition to Innovation

Scrum.org

Practical, Outcome-Based Assignments : Assignments are designed to encourage application and innovation, catering to diverse skills. Here’s how we do it: Incremental Learning Sessions : We offer short, interactive live sessions, ensuring concepts are fully absorbed at a comfortable pace.

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The innovators' lament.

Musings on Project Management

Recently heard: this lament from IT innovation workers:[We] encounter ironclad corporate hierarchies and resistance to change, a paradox in [our] industry that thrives on innovation and risk-taking."They" They" want things in a particular order; they want case studies and past experience. IT doesn't work like that. reported by.

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Best Practices for Deploying & Scaling Embedded Analytics

You can get new capabilities out the door quickly, test them with customers, and constantly innovate. In fact, rolling out features gradually is beneficial because it allows you to progressively improve your application.

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Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

Laura—principal of Users Know and author of Build Better Products and UX for Lean Startups—has over 20 years of experience helping companies innovate responsibly and improve their product development processes. Join UX designer and product management expert Laura Klein for a no-holds-barred Ask Me Anything session on UX design.

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Scaling to the Masses - Fit Your Product for a Larger User Base

Speaker: Dustin Smith, Sr. Product Manager, Incubator

Join Dustin Smith, Senior Product Manager of the Innovation Incubator at Indeed, and learn how to scale your product for greatness. Whether you're running a small startup or trying to get your idea to take off in a large corporation, you'll need the right tools and perspective to scale your product.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. What do I measure to know I'm making progress?

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join this webinar to learn how to: Turn a stagnant culture into an attention culture with highly collaborative team dynamics.

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Acclaim Projects Helps Deliver Innovation Projects on Time and on Budget

The company needed the right financial tools to budget for innovation initiatives and real-time information on spending and forecasting. This large intercity transportation company for people and freight employs 100+ IT employees and contractors across North America and Europe and spends $10MM annually for approximately 50 inflight projects.