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10 top wearable technology design principles

10 top wearable technology design principles | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

“In the coming decade, wearable technology will touch nearly every aspect of our lives. It will allow us to bring the power of the Internet to everything we do.” –Marcus Weller, Ph.D. (...).

 

1. Solves a recurring problem for the person

2. Starts from the human, not the machine

3. Requests attention, does not demand it

4. Enhances human capabilities, does not replace them

5. Creates a net negative number of problems

6. Enables deep and broad connectivity

7. Serves the software

8. Weniger, aber breiter (Less but broader)

9. Capitalizes on existing behavior

10. Augments the things we love, and automates the things we don’t


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Olivier Delannoy's curator insight, December 2, 2013 6:03 AM

some good recommendations - defintively to take into account when thinking on how wearable technologies can help patients

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How Disruption Happens

How Disruption Happens | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
It’s not the nodes, but the network that creates disruption—and there are natural laws that govern the connections and interdependencies that underlie it.
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New model for crossing the chasm! Fascinating article about the spread of innovation and how whether an idea catches on is not who the early adopters are, but how they are connected to people with higher thresholds of resistance. 

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5 Ways To Be More Innovative In The Digital Age

5 Ways To Be More Innovative In The Digital Age | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Across the globe, from Kansas to Kuala Lumpur, there’s an increasing awareness that our future depends on our ability to spur further innovation. While innovation has always been a de facto part of the business world, there’s been a recent shift in the conversation and an emerging sense of immediacy about the importance of innovation for our future.

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PKM in 34 Pieces

PKM in 34 Pieces | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

One of my objectives with the current PKM Workshop was to review most of my resources and work on developing new ones. Much of my work on PKM has been inspired by others. I have put these pieces together into a framework that I think makes sense and may be of some use.


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A great framework for innovation

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David Hain's curator insight, October 29, 2013 6:33 AM

Great resource from Harold Jarche for anyone interested in learning and collaboration!

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10 Companies That Are Innovating How They Innovate

10 Companies That Are Innovating How They Innovate | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it


Innovation, according to the Wall Street Journal, is the most overused term. But real innovation is not dead. While many companies are struggling to be innovative, a few ones have successfully rethought what it means to “think different.” 


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The Heart of Innovation: What Is Innovation?

The Heart of Innovation: What Is Innovation? | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Inspiring 2-minute video for anyone interested in innovation. BTW, if you google "definitions of innovation," you will get more than 27 million references.

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10 Prospects and Trends for Open and Collaborative Innovation | Innovation Management

10 Prospects and Trends for Open and Collaborative Innovation | Innovation Management | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Over the last 5 years, Open Innovation has been evolving quite a lot in the ways it can be defined and implemented.
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How Can We Increase Insight?

How Can We Increase Insight? | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation depends on insight. But many of the practices and habits within our organisations actually inhibit generating insights.

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donhornsby's curator insight, October 11, 2013 7:41 AM

(From the article): Managers should be on this list as well.    I’ve said before that removing obstacles is one of the most important jobs that managers have.  This includes removing obstacles to insight.

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Six Ideas Driving The Future Of Innovation

Six Ideas Driving The Future Of Innovation | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
We know the idea of a core competency is dead, or dying, but what will replace it? Here are six ideas that matter for how we think about innovation in future.
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Interesting article outlining new paradign for future innovative company, one that is more fluid and able to adapt to new challenges.

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Five keys to corporate social innovation

Five keys to corporate social innovation | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Many well-meaning corporate social-innovation pilots never reach their potential. Marc Pfitzer and Valerie Bockstette discuss how to beat the odds
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By re-stating their purpose, companies can totally change the way that they carry out their business

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How to Unleash the Entire Innovation Potential with ‘Unconferences’

How to Unleash the Entire Innovation Potential with ‘Unconferences’ | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
As already said so many times before; innovation is a necessity for any organization today. But how can you make it happen?
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Are you looking to increase the level of open innovation in your company, but don't know quite how to go about it? Then, why not hold an unconference? This is a great article that outlines examples, how to plan, hold and measure unconferences, a low cost method of tapping into new isnights and knowledge.

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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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Innovation: The Most Important and Overused Word in America

Innovation: The Most Important and Overused Word in America | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Innovation has become the buzzword of the decade in the worlds of business and education. Politicians on both sides of the aisle, Fortune 500 companies, universities, and local school systems all agree that it is the key to the future. Like Miss America contestants wanting world peace, the term “innovation” has become the canned response of executives, politicians, and educators to the question, “What do we need to be successful?”


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Innovation can be Trained

"Innovators actively desire to change the status quo, and they regularly take smart risks to make it happen." - Clayton Christensen 


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Taking ideas to the point of no return: why intrapreneurship matters

Taking ideas to the point of no return: why intrapreneurship matters | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
In the run up to the Intrapreneurship Conference in Barcelona this year, I'm talking to a few people who have the words
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Useful article on practical aspects of managing innovation.

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What Did Einstein Know About Knowledge Management?

What Did Einstein Know About Knowledge Management? | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Quite a lot, it appears!

 

Here are Chris Collison's  top ten favourite "Einstein on KM" quotes, which he has roughly curated into a journey from information to knowledge, through to learning and simplicity, experimentation, failure, curiosity and imagination…


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Authentis Formations's curator insight, October 27, 2013 6:08 AM

La gestion des connaissances vue à travers des citations d'Einstein !

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Business Strategy Innovation: Changing Business Models Around

Business Strategy Innovation: Changing Business Models Around | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Some business models and products have been around so long that we just take them for granted, while others concepts that are becoming new business models are so new that we’re not quite sure what to expect.


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Open data: Unlocking innovation and performance with liquid information

Open data: Unlocking innovation and performance with liquid information | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Open data—public information and shared data from private sources—can help create $3 trillion a year of value in seven areas of the global economy. A McKinsey Global Institute article.
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The Heart of Innovation: The Incremental Improvement Trap

The Heart of Innovation: The Incremental Improvement Trap | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Creativity, Innovation, Team Building, Leadership, Brainstorming, Idea Champions
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Order and control have their place. But innovation often happens by chance, and needs to be allowed the space to flourish. Structured chaos is how I like to describe it.

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Casting with a Wider Innovation Net

Casting with a Wider Innovation Net | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
When we ‘cast around’ we are looking for something; to try it out, to think about it, to search for connecting a vague idea with something more tangible. So let’s go innovation fishing.

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What Is Creativity? Cultural Icons on What Ideation Is and How It Works

What Is Creativity? Cultural Icons on What Ideation Is and How It Works | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Bradbury, Eames, Angelou, Gladwell, Einstein, Byrne, Duchamp, Close, Sendak, and more.

"Creativity" is one of those grab-bag terms, like

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Innovation Opportunity: The Future is Co-Created

Innovation Opportunity: The Future is Co-Created | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
One of the world's first home computers was the Honeywell Kitchen Computer. It was a disastrous product, but thinking about it can help us spread our own new ideas more quickly.
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Fascinating example of why transformational innovation takes so long to get established - users need time to consider how to make best use it and how the business model works. By tapping into open innovation, companies can shortcut this process.

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The Cognitive Bias Keeping Us from Innovating

The Cognitive Bias Keeping Us from Innovating | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Business bloggers at Harvard Business Review discuss a variety of business topics including managing people, innovation, leadership, and more.
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We need to move beyond our blinkered perception of a situation in order to develop innovative solutions.

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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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