Tuesday, December 7, 2021


Innovativeness is the capacity and competency to innovate, innovation is the act of being innovative and the result of innovativeness.

A  digital workplace is all about people-centricity, empathy, innovation, agility and high-level business maturity. Digital organizations are always on, inter-dependent and hyper connected, people are always the most important asset in any organization before, today, and future. 

In an ideal digital workplace, the organizational structure is solid enough to keep people or things in order; but fluid enough to keep information and ideas flowing.

              Innovation Connection

Inference & Innovation
Due to the fact that innovating in today’s digital world has become increasingly complex in nature. Often, organizations can no longer rely on a single individual or team to drive innovation. Innovation is not serendipitous, there is a logic behind any innovation effort. Digital innovation management is a system that can be fine-tuned in a structured way to improve its success rate.

Learning is a continuous process and everyone has an enormous capacity to learn and we need to learn continuously in order to adapt to constant change. Today, there are continuous technology led disruptions and convenient, overloaded information, and commodity knowledge only a click away. The division between 'working' and 'learning' is replaced by combining and integrating 'working, thinking and learning.’ All humans have an insatiable curiosity that leads us to learn, learning nurtures creativity because what you learn selectively further stimulates your imagination. It is important to cultivate a learning culture that has awareness and understanding of the importance of learning in order to develop a creative workforce and build a highly-innovative organization.

Information & Innovation Information dot connection is the foundation of innovation. An information system is an abstract view of an activity system focusing on the gathering, processing, distribution, and use of information. It provides the information needed for the decisions that are part of the activity system. The Information Technology system supports the information system. It encapsulates hardware, software, data and communication technologies.

Intelligence, Logic, Creativity & their Interwoven Relationships "Intelligence" is from the Latin word “intellego” -Inter-lego: Bind together, read between the lines, or connect the dots. Creativity is an innate thought process to connect the dots and generate innate ideas. Logic is a thinking process in which a result is derived from a thought. To untangle unprecedented complexity, we reach a stage to assess logic of everything: thoughts, language, actions. More specifically, logic, intelligence, and creativity, how do they interplay?

Innovativeness vs. Innovation Innovativeness is the capacity and competency to innovate, innovation is the act of being innovative and the result of innovativeness. Being innovative is simply about being different - think different, see things differently and figure out the different way to do things. Either individually or collectively, creativity is one of the most critical skills and innovativeness the key differentiator between the leader and the follower.

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