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How social business is the business of co-creation.
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RunCoCo Project: Interested in running a community collection?

RunCoCo Project: Interested in running a community collection? | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
RunCoCo: How to Run a Community Collection Online offers free training, support networks and open-source software to help collect and catalogue digital photos, films and interviews, and harness knowledge from the general public.
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10 Most Popular Stories of 2012 - Forbes

10 Most Popular Stories of 2012 - Forbes | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
10 Most Popular Stories of 2012
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Upgrades to existing product lines make up a huge part of corporate research and development activity, and with every upgrade comes the decision of how to brand it.
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3ders.org - China will promote 3D printing to boost its manufacturing power | 3D Printing news

3ders.org - China will promote 3D printing to boost its manufacturing power | 3D Printing news | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Bo Su, Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology, said 3D printing will profoundly affect the future of the manufacturing industry, and China will strengthen the top-level design and overall planning.
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After hearing one of the TED talks given by a 10 year old boy on 3D printing, I have been following its development.  From printing food, to building a house, this is just cool technology.

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Manufacturing a Renaissance with 3D Printing | Jude Gomila

Manufacturing a Renaissance with 3D Printing. How it will change the world. 3D printing has recently captured the imagination of Internet. With the promise of on-demand products and near-zero lead time, people dream of ...
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Crowdsourcing 2012's Best Cause Marketing Campaign... - The Network for Good

Crowdsourcing 2012's Best Cause Marketing Campaign... - The Network for Good | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
By Allison McGuire
 
In case you missed it, we're crowdsourcing favorite cause marketing campaigns of 2012 with our #C4Gchat. Last Thurs (Crowdsourcing 2012's Best Cause Marketing Campaigns via Companies For Good articles - By Allison ...
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Have you participated in a crowdfunding effort?  I helped a Kickstarter campaign for Revolights this year. They made it to full production!

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iXtreme Turns the iPhone® into a GoPro®, a Camcorder, and a Steering Wheel for Gaming

iXtreme Turns the iPhone® into a GoPro®, a Camcorder, and a Steering Wheel for Gaming | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
xDev Inc. has announced iXtreme via the crowdfunding site Kickstarter at over 50% discount to retail. iXtreme is an Adventure and Gaming Case for iPhone 4 and 5, something that is completely new to the i-market.
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Maker movement: Assemble & Join: making manufacturing cool

Maker movement: Assemble & Join: making manufacturing cool | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Could one CNC machine finally launch the maker movement in the UK? (RT @catesthill: Assemble & Join: making manufacturing cool, could one CNC machine finally launch the maker movement in the UK?
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Maker space steps forward as the new frontier> The new maker rules

Maker space steps forward as the new frontier> The new maker rules | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it

YOU can carry your own head in your hand,” enthuses Bre Pettis, inviting customers to try out a three-dimensional photo booth that will scan their head and then...via The Econonmist

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RIT Demonstrates Advanced Manufacturing Equipment for Printed Electronic Devices

RIT Demonstrates Advanced Manufacturing Equipment for Printed Electronic Devices | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Printed electronics and related advanced manufacturing technologies have the potential to be a $45 billion global industry, according to business analysts.
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Self-Transforming Mobile Robot

- Autonomous Self-Reconfigurable Locomotive Robot: designed and built by Muhammad Hasan Shariq for BEng Mechanical Engineering Honours Project (2009-2010) at...

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Eric's curator insight, February 22, 2013 8:34 AM

Awesome idea if only we could make a human robot.

 

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Infographic: Saturday is best day for social media engagement | Articles | Main

Infographic: Saturday is best day for social media engagement | Articles | Main | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
And posts on Twitter have the longest lifespan. Here's how to make the most of the time your brand dedicates to social media.
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9 tips to choose passwords that keep hackers away - NDTV

9 tips to choose passwords that keep hackers away - NDTV | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
NDTV9 tips to choose passwords that keep hackers away. Companies' computer systems are attacked every day by hackers looking for passwords to sell on auctionlike black market sites where a single password can fetch $20.
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Collective success lies in more holistic collaboration

Collective success lies in more holistic collaboration | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Advances in technology, the increase in connectivity, social media and cloud-computing has enabled a quicker route to collaboration, but are companies taking a holistic enough approach to the concept of 'team' in terms of a more successful project...
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Smartphone Apps, the Next Step for Social Media and Emergency Management?

Smartphone Apps, the Next Step for Social Media and Emergency Management? | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Post by: Kim Stephens One thing we are hearing loud and clear from the January, 2013 Australian bushfire disaster is that people are turning to social media for information. This is demonstrated by...
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Ogunte | Global Tribal Network: 5 Tips to Thinking Open Source

Ogunte | Global Tribal Network: 5 Tips to Thinking Open Source | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Ogunte | Global Tribal Network: 5 Tips to Thinking #OpenSource http://t.co/QEYyWUyA #cocreation @ogunte
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A great motto by a TEDx speaker: " A better world. powered by women…"

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Getting Employees To Actually Use Social Collaboration Tools - Forbes

Getting Employees To Actually Use Social Collaboration Tools - Forbes | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Michael Corkery Michael Corkery is acting CEO and CFO of Deltek, an enterprise software company.
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A tool without education and training won't work.  According to Dachis Group Large organizational shifts take time, thought and employee buy-in.

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Crowdtilt Launches Crowdfunding API To Give Developers Easy Access To Group Payments & Social Fundraising | TechCrunch

Crowdtilt Launches Crowdfunding API To Give Developers Easy Access To Group Payments & Social Fundraising | TechCrunch | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Since launching in February, Y Combinator grad Crowdtilt has been on a mission to become the easiest way for friends and groups of people to raise money for any cause.
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Enterprise 2.0 : Leveraging collaboration platforms to foster knowl... | Digital skills, Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 : Leveraging collaboration platforms to foster knowl... | Digital skills, Enterprise 2.0 | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it

Knowledge workers spend 30% of their time looking for data. And only knowledge allows us to achieve Innovation and Productivity.

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Pharma manufacturing for a new era - McKinsey Quarterly - Health Care - Pharmaceuticals

Pharma manufacturing for a new era - McKinsey Quarterly - Health Care - Pharmaceuticals | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
The sector can restore lost value by focusing intently on manufacturing innovation. A McKinsey Quarterly Health Care article.
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CoCreation & Collaboration: Women and Collaboration | the3rdi magazine

CoCreation & Collaboration: Women and Collaboration | the3rdi magazine | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Does the focus on me businesses detract from collaboration.
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UCLA Architecture's new IDEAS platform to encourage research collaboration with industry / UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Architecture's new IDEAS platform to encourage research collaboration with industry / UCLA Newsroom | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
UCLA Architecture's new IDEAS platform to encourage research collaboration with industry / UCLA Newsroom (UCLA Architecture's new IDEAS platform to encourage research collaboration with industry http://t.co/YNMXGn0t...)...
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Social collaboration improves team efficiency by 20% Infographic | Our Social Times | Amélioration continue : Comment on travaille ensemble ?!

Social collaboration improves team efficiency by 20% Infographic | Our Social Times | Amélioration continue : Comment on travaille ensemble ?! | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it
Social collaboration is becoming increasingly important within organisations and it’s easy to see why. Research outlined in this infographic demonstrates how collaborative software can significantly improve team efficiency.
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Unique Collaboration> Bodystorming: Dance Grooves Show How Molecules Move - ScienceNOW

Unique Collaboration> Bodystorming: Dance Grooves Show How Molecules Move - ScienceNOW | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it

Inside a chain-link cage, a handful of men and women walk, run, and spin, creating a mesmerizing dance. But these dancers are also doing science, testing hypotheses of how big molecules move within a cell. After exploring many different scientific questions via such balletic movement, the scientist-dancer team that jointly came up with this method now has a new paper explaining how scientists can use groups of athletic young people to understand the world of molecules.

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Bright Idea > We Made It! competition encourages children to consider manufacturing careers

Bright Idea > We Made It! competition encourages children to consider manufacturing careers | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it

“We Made It!”, a campaign aimed at getting young people thinking about careers in manufacturing, invited 13 – 16 year olds throughout UK to design a brand new product, whether it be a gadget to help with homework or a piece of sports equipment to make PE more fun.

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75% of businesses to use social collaboration tools in 2013 [infographic]

75% of businesses to use social collaboration tools in 2013 [infographic] | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Scoop.it

Why is empowerment the new reward? > The rising tide of online collaboration is highlighted by a new infographic. But why are businesses finally turning to online collaboration tools? Is social enterprise becoming a reality? 

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