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Scaling SpotHero and the Future of Mobility

Discover how Elan helped SpotHero scale, discover strategies for building marketplace businesses and pursuing strategic partnerships, and find out where mobility is headed.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 22 min Listen - 56 min

The Importance of Innovation

Is innovation important only in certain contexts, or can it be demonstrated to be broadly important regardless of industry or situation?

Joe Dwyer

Joe Dwyer Read - 9 min

How to build a growth team

Discover the difference between growth and marketing, a methodology for prioritizing experiments, the components of a good growth team and more.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 18 min Listen - 57 min

Digital Intent’s Innovation Framework

The four-stage innovation framework DI uses to quickly navigate complex problem spaces and arrive at novel solutions.

Joe Dwyer

Joe Dwyer Read - 9 min

Innovation in Financial Services: Literally Everything You Need to Know in 2018

Learn how fintech is allowing financial services organizations to adapt while juggling compliance and security concerns, and discover how companies are leveraging emerging technology like blockchain and machine learning.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 23 min Listen - 54 min

What is innovation: why almost everyone defines it wrong

A useful definition of innovation is easily understood, is simple, and clearly tells you whether something is innovative or not. Here’s how DI defines it.

Joe Dwyer

Joe Dwyer Read - 4 min

How Amazon Builds Remarkable Products

Amazon has developed a unique culture that allows them to execute across a variety of industries. Learn why Amazon’s culture of writing is the key to its success, and why Amazon believes the phrase “Minimum Viable Product” should be outlawed.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 9 min Listen - 35 min

Technology trends in the hotel industry

The hotel industry is full of opportunities to leverage innovative new technologies. Learn about the unique operating structure of hotels and the challenges that presents to innovation.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 11 min Listen - 32 min

Growth models: the missing piece in your product strategy

Why a detailed growth model can be the key to rapid product improvement and product team alignment, and how to create one.

Noah Manion

Noah Manion Read - 7 min

Using data science to transform the social sector

A conversation with Andrew Means, founder of the Data for Good conference and cofounder of Impact Lab.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 18 min Listen - 36 min

The Promise of Progressive Web Applications

Why Progressive Web Apps might be the next big movement in enterprise application development.

The DI Team

The DI Team Read - 3 min

Building Voice Interfaces People Actually Want to Use

15 ways to maximize your chances of success with the emerging voice-based platforms.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 5 min

Everything you ever wanted to know about Gamification

How to intentionally leverage game mechanics to motivate users to achieve their goals.

The DI Team

The DI Team Read - 20 min

The Politics of Innovation

21 ways to break logjams, sell your ideas and make innovation happen inside your organization.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 9 min Listen - 34 min

How to Create the Ideal Design Thinking Process

5 steps to bring design thinking methods into your organization.

The DI Team

The DI Team Read - 8 min

11 Laws of Product Development

There are dozens of ways of building a product or a particular feature. Not all of them are created equal. How to build and iterate your way toward a product people love to use.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 8 min Listen - 33 min

How to implement a Bimodal IT strategy

How to stand up a Bimodal IT strategy to serve the core business and develop innovative solutions at the same time.

The DI Team

The DI Team Read - 5 min

3 Ways to Maximize Your Digital Innovation Efforts

How to overcome internal inertia and start shipping.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 6 min

DI Slack Chat – When Should Your App Collect Emails?

A discussion on whether it’s appropriate to collect email addresses during registration, and if so when it should be done.

The DI Team

The DI Team Read - 9 min

The Key to Growth = Process

There are dozens of strategies and tactics one can employ to grow. But the key to success in growth is process, not tactics.

Meredith Overmyer

Meredith Overmyer Read - 4 min

Chatbots, Conversational Interfaces, and the Rise of Messaging platforms

Why bots are taking the world by storm, why your company probably should have one, and how to do it right.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 16 min

How to Create the Perfect Innovation Portfolio

Leveraging the Three Horizons of Innovation to properly allocate innovation resources.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 4 min

The Danger of Cheap Acquisition

Some founders think the ability to acquire users inexpensively can make up for lackluster retention. Why this is a huge trap to avoid.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 3 min

4 Lessons Growing A Company 735% in 3 Years

Digital Intent is #620 on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies. What I’ve learned along the way.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 6 min

How to Minimize Product Friction

What friction is, how to find it, and common mistakes to look out for.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 6 min

Always Start With the Customer

A Conversation With Abdel Tefridj , Chief Innovation Officer at Careerbuilder

The DI Team

The DI Team Read - 8 min

The day you stop being curious is the day your career dies

Why building a sytsematic curiosity habit is an essential skill for founders and investors.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 4 min

Success Comes After the Launch – The DI Approach to Iteration and Analysis

What happens post-launch is arguably more important than what happens beforehand. Learn how DI approaches the process of gathering data and iterating on the product to achieve business goals.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 5 min

Creating Unicorns – The 6 Essential Growth Competencies

You can teach the tactics and tools necessary to grow startups. It’s much harder to teach the right mindset. Discover the critical competencies to look for when hiring growth team members.

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson Read - 4 min

The Ultimate Guide to Funnel Optimization

Introducing our Udemy course on how to get traction.

The DI Team

The DI Team Read - 2 min

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