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Innovation Excellence | 7 Strategies for Generating Ideas

Innovation Excellence | 7 Strategies for Generating Ideas | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

Generate new ideas, this is the challenge of any person who is ambitious and / or who is an entrepreneur. In this excellent article, you will certainly find a few more ideas for you to advance in this field. [note mg]


How do organizations come up with new ideas? And how do they use those ideas to create successful new products, services, businesses, and solutions?

To answer these questions, a team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York spent time observing radical innovation projects such as IBM’s silicon-germanium devices, GE’s digital X-ray, GM’s hybrid vehicles, and DuPont’s biodegradable plastics. Their key finding? Most of the ideas behind these projects came from “happy accidents” rather than some ongoing process to generate ideas.


In more than a few cases, individuals or small groups were simply “freelancing,” working on ideas on their own initiative rather than being directed by some “new venture” board or other idea management system.


Read more: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2011/10/31/7-strategies-for-generating-ideas/

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How Your Best Idea Is Holding You Back

How Your Best Idea Is Holding You Back | BUSINESS and more | Scoop.it

Ideas are fantastic things. No book gets written, no business gets started, and no adventures get off the ground without someone having a great idea first. The problem is that ideas are bigger than we often give them credit for, and they have a shelf life.

 

Given enough time, the great idea that was going to change your life can end up being the very thing holding you back...

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