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An Infographic Guide To Color Psychology

An Infographic Guide To Color Psychology | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Have you ever had difficulty choosing colours for a new scheme or wondered why we associate some colours with good luck and others with danger? Welcome to The Complete Infographic Guide to Colour Psychology.

Discover all you ever needed to know about the psychology behind colours and why their meaning differs depending on which country you’re from…


Via Lauren Moss, Giuseppe Fattori
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Interesting insight.

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Authentis Formations's curator insight, August 27, 2013 9:52 AM

Influence des couleurs sur la psyché....

taniaATenthuse.me's comment, August 29, 2013 11:34 AM
Great infographic, thank you for sharing Lauren. It reminds us of the significant influence that society and cultural values have on so many different aspects of our lives.
taniaATenthuse.me's curator insight, August 29, 2013 11:59 AM

This Colour Psychology infographic reminds us of the significant influence that societal and cultural values have on so many different aspects of our lives. The implications are so many. This guide can be really useful for entrepreneurs and freelancers when they decide on logo and branding. 

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New Facebook game aims to help tackle the disease threatening ash trees

New Facebook game aims to help tackle the disease threatening ash trees | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Norwich-based scientists have been involved in creating a Facebook game that allows puzzle fans to help tackle a disease threatening the UK’s ash trees.
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Using crowdpower to solve real problems through gaming

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How Crazy Ideas Transform Industries

How Crazy Ideas Transform Industries | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Jeff Solomon sees firsthand the newest ideas that may transform mobile technology at Silicon Beach startup incubator Amplify.


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David Collet's curator insight, August 10, 2013 11:01 PM

If you want to start a business it is best to be first mover.

Joanne Hagerty's curator insight, August 12, 2013 5:29 AM

Love the peer to peer phone example - it takes vision and a splash of disruption to redefine an industry.

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How LEGO Stopped Thinking Outside the Box and Innovated Inside the Brick

How LEGO Stopped Thinking Outside the Box and Innovated Inside the Brick | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
How LEGO Stopped Thinking Outside the Box and Innovated Inside the Brick by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.
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A great example of how companies need to give their people the space to be creative, but the direction and focus to deliver profitable innovation.

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Innovation Requires a Bias Towards Action

Innovation Requires a Bias Towards Action | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
"They made fun of Galileo, and he was right. They make fun of me, therefore I am right." That's a logical fallacy. One way to avoid it is to actually test out our ideas - you can prove people wrong by making your ideas work.

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Esther Turón Perez 's comment, July 18, 2013 4:06 AM
A lot of thanks for sharing, :)
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The three Ps of innovation

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Hal Gregersen, examines how people, processes and philosophies affect how entrepreneurial a country can become.


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Great article on the three requirements of innovation - People, Processes and Philosophy - and geographic differences that make individual countries stand out in their field.

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Does organizational creativity really lead to innovation ?


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Einstein's Problem-Solving Formula, And Why You're Doing It All Wrong

Einstein's Problem-Solving Formula, And Why You're Doing It All Wrong | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Einstein spent nearly all his time thinking and very little time doing. Today we do just the oppositeand it's working against innovation. Here's how...

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3 Innovation Lessons From BlackBerry's Death Spiral

3 Innovation Lessons From BlackBerry's Death Spiral | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Disruptive innovation is the art of seeing opportunities when trends shift and markets transition, and the science of seizing those opportunities.BlackBerry, the corporate world's beloved, email-with (3 Innovation Lessons From BlackBerry's Death Spiral...
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Some good technology innnovation lessons. It's not just about changing for sake of change, think ahead and the importance of design.

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Developing winning products for emerging markets | McKinsey & Company

Developing winning products for emerging markets | McKinsey & Company | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
To master the extremes of a fast-changing competitive landscape, challenge your company’s assumptions about designing, developing, and manufacturing products for these regions. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Useful approach for identifying features for improvement

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Creative Thinking Exercise - Creating Best in Class

Creative Thinking Exercise - Creating Best in Class | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Woody Bendle is back with another creative thinking exercise for keeping your best in class products and capabilities truly best in class now and in the future by thinking through how you may reall...
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Excellent article on creative thinking to create new value

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Anti-Innovation: 10 Proven Ways Not to Innovate

Anti-Innovation: 10 Proven Ways Not to Innovate | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Success in business is a wonderful thing. But it’s also a double-edged sword.

As companies experience success, their emphasis tends to shift to protecting and maintaining the status quo versus considering new opportunities and products. Unfortunately, clinging to what has worked in the past puts the brakes on innovation.


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Recognise any :)

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How do you build a culture of innovation? | YaleInsights

How do you build a culture of innovation? | YaleInsights | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
#cultureofinnovation http://t.co/rUd75V6XrT RT @awilson221 http://t.co/rUd75V6XrT

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Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO, gives his insights into creating a successful innovation culture. Curiosity and setting aside time to think and carry out research are important.

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Build a Sim and improve your marketing!

Build a Sim and improve your marketing! | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
There is no such thing as marketing to everyone. Your marketing is a message to a specific someone. Think of it like trying to boil the ocean. It is not possible to boil the ocean but it is possi
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I am a big fan of personas, a creation of your archetypal customer, to help you target your product development and marketing. Here is  great list of questions to ask about your persona.

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Innovation, Culture and Social Tech: Getting Real Work Done

Innovation, Culture and Social Tech: Getting Real Work Done | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Image: lumaxart/Flickr Social software has been on the rise over the past few years and has dramatically changed the way that people share ideas, solic
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Tips for successfully utilising social media for innovation

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Open Data: What is it, and why are governments doing it?

Presentation given at Botswana Innovation Hub 7 August 2013
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The value of open data.

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Consumer market place business models

Consumer market place business models | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

The marketplace business model is one of the most dominant business models underlying the consumer internet. Here are a set of slides (also below) that outline the major factors in selecting an industry and designing the service, so as to increase your likelihood of success with this model.

 


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Great article to help select right opportunity, design your service and grow market share.

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What Visionary Companies Do Differently

What Visionary Companies Do Differently | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Visionary companies do not only try to see into the future – they create the future. The history of innovation is scattered with examples of misjudgments regarding the dynamics of new technology.
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How innovative companies unlearn what they have learned in university, ignore 'best practice' and create something truly innovative.

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How to get a spark of creativity

How to get a spark of creativity | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
The blog has had a couple of pieces recently looking at the conditions that spark our creative juices.  The first featured some research that looked at the role of caffeine on our creativity.  It f...
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Environments that are conducive to creativity.

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Customer Service Experience Innovation - Your Big Opportunity

Customer Service Experience Innovation - Your Big Opportunity | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Having just completed an innovation session last week where The Brainzooming Group was leading a client in addressing its customer service experience innovation, this Brainzooming guest blog post from Woody Bendle was top of mind for me. Woody shares a robust approach to pursue if you are trying to address any opportunity to differentiate your organization relative to the customer experience you deliver.


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As with any innovation project, customer service innovation is first of all about thoroughly understanding your customer's needs, wants and expectations.

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Rosetta Carrington Lue's curator insight, July 9, 2013 7:57 PM

Customer service innovation is understanding your customer's needs, wants, and expectation and being able to meet/exceed those objectives.

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Why creativity wins out over big data - CMO

Why creativity wins out over big data - CMO | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
CMO Why creativity wins out over big data CMO Creativity can't match response-based activity in delivering quick results, but it is vital in long-term brand success, according to new research which challenges today's obsession with data-based...
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An intersting article that argues big data is focused on short term results, whereas long term success depends on creativity.

 

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7 Tips for Outcome-Driven Innovation

7 Tips for Outcome-Driven Innovation | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
While many people believe that process and structure stifle creativity - the center of gravity for sourcing and inspiring innovation – this couldn’t be further from the truth.
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Tips for establishing an innovation programme that delivers ROI

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Innovation Opportunity: People Don't Know What They Want - Innovation for Growth

Innovation Opportunity: People Don't Know What They Want - Innovation for Growth | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
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Innovation is about understanding the underlying need and fulfilling it. But how to proceed if people can't articulate what it is that they need? Tim Kastelle has a Eureka moment when he realises that he drinks soda as a treat or as a refreshing drink in the summer.  Design thinking and ethnography are tools to help idetify opportunities.

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Balancing Innovation Via Organizational Ambidexterity | Innovation Management

Balancing Innovation Via Organizational Ambidexterity | Innovation Management | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Organizational ambidexterity is becoming a Key Factor for Success in many industries.
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Excellent introduction article on the need to balance radical and incremental innovation.

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Driving Collaboration – Diverse Opinion is the Key to Innovation

Driving Collaboration – Diverse Opinion is the Key to Innovation | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
HYPE Innovation is producing a series of five articles to help innovation practitioners and those new to collaborative enterprise innovation, understand how to build a successful and sustainable program.
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Open innovation doesn't just happen. It needs careful preparation and nurturing.

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