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Clayton Christensen: How Pursuit of Profits Kills Innovation

Clayton Christensen: How Pursuit of Profits Kills Innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

In an interesting talk at the Gartner Symposium ITExpo 2011 on October 16-20, 2011, Clayton Christensen explains why the basic thinking taught in business schools and promulgated by consultants is killing innovation and the US economy.

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Stephen E. Fienberg: "Innovation Is a Process That Itself Requires Investment"

Stephen E. Fienberg: "Innovation Is a Process That Itself Requires Investment" | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Written testimony for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing "The Federal Research Portfolio: Capitalizing on Investments in R&D" held on July 17, 2014
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Inside Innovation: Tackling the World's Most Pressing Problems - Knowledge@Wharton High School

Inside Innovation: Tackling the World's Most Pressing Problems - Knowledge@Wharton High School | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

“Right now for the first time in a long time, innovation is at the forefront of businesses’ thinking, and they're looking for people that are innovative inside and outside their company."

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Confessions Of An 'Entremanure': How Early Failure Helps Innovators Take Flight

Confessions Of An 'Entremanure': How Early Failure Helps Innovators Take Flight | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

“Entremanure (n.) – someone who consistently generates really crappy new business ideas. ” 

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When Technologies Combine, Amazing Innovation Happens

When Technologies Combine, Amazing Innovation Happens | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
The Institute for the Future looks at what happens when technologies intersect.
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4 Ways To Beat Disruptive Innovation

4 Ways To Beat Disruptive Innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
We need to focus on how we can learn, not what we think we know.
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Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin

Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common.
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Bill Barnett on Strategy: On Pie Fights, Plagiarism, and Innovation

Bill Barnett on Strategy: On Pie Fights, Plagiarism, and Innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

Recently I was lecturing a group of high-level Chinese executives, when one asked me: “What do you think of plagiaristic innovation?” Before I could answer, he went on to explain that for China to “catch up,” he felt it needs to have innovation of any kind – even what he called plagiaristic" innovation.

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Innovation Excellence | Rise of Tech Innovation

Innovation Excellence | Rise of Tech Innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
We came across this infographic that high highlights the rise of tech innovation, including one person's perspective on what the top five innovative & disruptive technologies area and who four of the most innovative companies are...
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The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World

The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
This European country has reigned supreme as the most innovative in the world for the past four years, according to a new report.
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The False Ambition of Innovation | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

The False Ambition of Innovation | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

Ambition, yes, but reasonable, flexible and achievable. Both imaginative and measured. And just to be sure, you might want to cut down on your Java jive.

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We Have Lost Sight of the Real Meaning of Innovation

We Have Lost Sight of the Real Meaning of Innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Various definitions of the word needlessly complicates what should be a simple mandate and increases pressure in the workplace.
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Speed Up Your Product Development Without Losing Control

Speed Up Your Product Development Without Losing Control | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
How Google and HubSpot do it.
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Innovation Relay: Why Ideas are Sometimes Treated as “Hot Potatoes”

Innovation Relay: Why Ideas are Sometimes Treated as “Hot Potatoes” | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Ever hear about or play the game “Hot potato”? The game’s objective is for players to sit in a circle and pass a “hot” potato around the circle as quickly as possible until the music stops.…
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Building innovation into project management

Building innovation into project management | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
If your organisation is going to do any sort of substantive innovation, it needs to take on risk. That needs a different style of project management.
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Teams Are More Comfortable with Ambiguity than Individuals Are

Teams Are More Comfortable with Ambiguity than Individuals Are | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Teams may be better than individuals at handling tasks involving imprecise probabilities.
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Complicated Versus Complex: Solving the World’s Most Difficult Challenges

Complicated Versus Complex: Solving the World’s Most Difficult Challenges | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Confronting the hardest problems on the planet requires humility to admit that we don’t know many answers when we start; sometimes, we don’t even know the right problem to work on. And if you start with the wrong problem, you’ll certainly propose the wrong solution.
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The importance of 'fail fast and fail cheap'

The importance of 'fail fast and fail cheap' | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Innovation continues to grow in importance for businesses and countries around the world, says Andrew Taylor of Boston Consulting Group.
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How Nonprofits Can Benefit From Innovation Software

How Nonprofits Can Benefit From Innovation Software | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Nonprofits sometimes think that innovation is not for them: it’s too cutting-edge, too complicated, or too expensive. But the fact is, nonprofits are engaged in doing business like anyone else — …
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Measuring Innovation in Education | OECD READ edition

Measuring Innovation in Education | OECD READ edition | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
This report explores the association between school innovation and different measures related to educational objectives.
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What Are The Key Dimensions and Issues of Team Level Innovation? - YouTube

Professor Eric Clemons, Wharton Business School, leads a panel exploring "team level" innovation -a component of the innovation framework developed by the research group participating in the University of Washington Seattle Innovation Symposium series.

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Will The UK Become The World's Leading Urban Innovation Lab?

Will The UK Become The World's Leading Urban Innovation Lab? | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

With a network of over 32,000 enterprises across the country working on the challenges posed by global urbanisation, several universities and think tanks devising smart solutions for urban planning and more than 400,000 architects, civil engineers and urban designers, the UK, according to a new, government sponsored, report, believes it can become the world’s leading lab when it comes to planning and building the so called “smart cities”.

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▶ Global Innovation Index 2014 - Highlights from WIPO DG Gurry - YouTube

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry on innovation, intellectual property and human capital at the launch of the Global Innovation Index 2014, which ranks the...
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Why Causing a Disturbance Can Help You Innovate

Why Causing a Disturbance Can Help You Innovate | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
In his latest book, branding and innovation strategist Ken Tencer explains why continuing to innovate is one of the most important goals business owners must strive for.
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How to encourage innovation among your employees - The Business Journals

How to encourage innovation among your employees - The Business Journals | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Harnessing employee creativity can be useful even if it is not widely seen by the outside world or results only in incremental changes to the way the organization is run.
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Peerless Leaders: Mike Burke: Collaborative Innovation

Peerless Leaders: Mike Burke: Collaborative Innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
A while back I set out to tell the stories of leaders that inspire people to follow -- not through celebrity or ego or fear, but through humanity....
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