Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Monthly “Digital Gaps” Book Tuning: Bridging Creativity Gaps Sep. 2018

Digital Gaps -Bridging Multiple Gaps to Run Cohesive Business” is a guidebook to help digital leaders and professionals today identify, analyze, and mind multiple gaps with the multidisciplinary insight and holistic understanding. Today’s digital organization simply just can’t stand still., bridging the 'gap of opportunity' between where you are and want to become is a welcomed challenge, it is important to bridge leadership gap and take a stepwise approach to make a leap of digital transformation.
Bridging Creativity Gaps & Unleashing Innovation Potential

The Cognitive Gap Cause and Effect Cognition is the mental process of acquiring knowledge through thought, experience, and senses. The "mind" represents our consciousness and awareness. It is the software that promotes and regulates each function and each action of our body, from the reproduction and reconstruction of our cells to the food process and distribution, to our voluntary and involuntary movements, and to all our behaviors, etc. However, the brain activities function for survival instincts are still primitive, what are the further aspect of human sophistication in regards to vision, communication, and innovation for problem-solving or overcoming challenges? And what are further problems caused by cognitive gaps and how to bridge them effectively?

Folksonomy: Tap Innovation Potential Taxonomy is a scheme for organizing and classifying information, objects, forms, and other items. A folksonomy is a portmanteau word and a classification system determined by everyday people. It's like a taxonomy, only with "folks." When amplifying hyperconnected and interdependent business effect into a modern society, we revitalize our economy into folksonomy, it’s not just the expert economists to craft the economic strategy, it’s people - brainstorming together to reinvent digital business and create the new chapter of the economy through collective creativity and effort.

How to Spot “Outliers”? Facing “VUCA” digital new normal, organizations need to spot the new breed of talent or innovators who can think differently, see things from the different angle; read between the lines, figure out alternative ways to do things. But more specifically, how can you spot the outliers and rejuvenate the culture of creativity?

Closing Creativity Gaps in Problem-Solving The business world becomes overcomplex and hyperconnected, problem-solving also turns out to be increasingly challenging. Many think the lack of in-depth problem-solvers is a significant problem for the world. Problem-solving is not just about fixing the things, it is also important to remove the potential obstacles on the way or prevent the risks from the serious problems happening. Problem-solving is a mindset with curiosity, self-inclusiveness, creativity, and progression. Creativity is about connecting the dots. Unless there is a problem there is no creativity. But how to close creativity gaps in problem-solving.

How to Unlock the People’s Creative Potential? In recent years, creativity has become a very highly valued skill, and many think it is the #1 wanted professional capability in the digital era. Creativity is innate with many special ingredients; and creativity can be developed if the conditions are right and there is love, inspiration, encouragement, and permission, Creative people combine existing possibilities to reach more often unexpected solutions. Creativity can be abundant. Creativity is a long-term endeavor. It must be unlocked to maximize its potential.

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