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Is open innovation the future of academic research? | DZone

Is open innovation the future of academic research? | DZone | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
The
not invented here syndome is commonplace around the world.  It probably
stems from Ronald Coase's treatise on the importance of transaction...
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En las universidades, se suele considerar que la  gente más preparada para desarrollar  investigación está precisamente allí y no en otro lado. La investigación es llevada a cabo por equipos de científicos y académicos muy especializados que suelen considerarse “aptos” ellos mismos para  formular, desarrollar, analizar y concluir sus proyectos de investigación. Sin embargo, un nuevo paradigma aparece en el escenario que puede cambiar completamente este marco de referencia. La “open Innovation” puede ser aplicada a la investigación. Científicos de Harvard decidieron realizar una investigación acerca de la diabetes Tipo 1 realizada con la colaboración de cientos de participantes de todo el mundo. Es así que cada etapa: desde la formulación de la hipótesis hasta el desarrollo de la investigación fue llevada a cabo con expertos de todo el mundo y con diferentes aproximaciones al problema, incluso de fuera del campo de estudio. De los siete equipos ganadores, cinco de ellos no tenían experiencia relevante en el campo de la diabetes.  

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Giant Robots, A Motorized Rhinoceros And A Banana Piano – What We Loved At Maker Faire

Giant Robots, A Motorized Rhinoceros And A Banana Piano – What We Loved At Maker Faire | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
The tenth annual Maker Faire is in full swing this weekend in San Mateo, California, bringing out steampunks, robot enthusiasts, and little engineers in..
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Is Rooftop Solar Finally Good Enough to Disrupt the Grid?

Is Rooftop Solar Finally Good Enough to Disrupt the Grid? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Over the past two decades, there have been many attempts to reform the electric utility market.
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Las ocho tendencias que marcarán el futuro de Internet

Las ocho tendencias que marcarán el futuro de Internet | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

"Casi veinte años después de sus primeros pasos en los hogares y algunas empresas, Internet evolucionó de diferentes maneras hasta convertirse en lo que es en la actualidad.
De aquella web inicial que requería de un módem telefónico para leer texto y ver apenas algunas pequeñas fotos, a la Web 2.0 y el auge de los blogs y las redes sociales como Facebook y Twitter.
Hoy Internet es una red multiplataforma que mediante tabletas, televisores y “smartphones” permite consumir contenidos en vivo de música y videos vía streaming. Desde cualquier lugar y bajo demanda. O conectarnos con cualquier persona en tiempo real."


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How To Help Innovation Grow Up At Your Organization

How To Help Innovation Grow Up At Your Organization | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

Instilling innovation deep into your organization’s culture requires patience, persistence, and a long-term commitment to get it right. Management should work to redefine the behaviors recognized, rewarded, and promoted among employees. Are those behaviors linked to innovation? If not, you may need to refocus values, or perhaps create your own innovation road map to drive and manage the change you seek to create.

 


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Nueve documentales sobre la historia y la actualidad de Internet que no te puedes perder

Nueve documentales sobre la historia y la actualidad de Internet que no te puedes perder | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Si ya has visto todos los documentales sobre la historia de la informática que te recomendábamos hace unas semanas, hoy tenemos nuevas sugerencias para que pases un entretenidísimo fin de semana. En este caso nos centramos en Internet y rescatamos varios documentales sobre la Red de redes que nos ayudan a entender no sólo cómo fue su origen sino cómo ha llegado a convertirse en lo que conocemos hoy.

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A Shared Future, A Global Economy Of Haves And Servants

A Shared Future, A Global Economy Of Haves And Servants | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
 Many highflying companies are pushing logistics, services, and payment options to our new “sharing economy.” We see these firms and sectors as largely driven by macroeconomic trends. The American middle class is in steep decline.
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“Do You Really Need eLearning?”

“Do You Really Need eLearning?” | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Do you wonder if you Really Need eLearning? Check the eLearning Insights: “Do You Really Need eLearning?”

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How an Indian Teacher is Transforming High School Practices Using Technology

How an Indian Teacher is Transforming High School Practices Using Technology | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

Technology has helped me tremendously in converting my class from ‘Teacher Driven’ to ‘Student Driven’. Technology tools also provide me real time data about students learning – so I can adjust my teaching accordingly. Moreover, because of technology, I can encourage students to pursue their other areas of interest as well. For example, if a child has to attend any national level camp or any sports event, now can access lessons from my E-classroom or connect with class through video conference .


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Fabulous. Very necessary. Might I assume that you have gotten together the necessary skill sets, the helpful team, that can assist you?

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Great insight and advice.

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añada su visión ...

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El padre de la Teología de la Liberación elogió el nuevo clima en el Vaticano

El padre de la Teología de la Liberación elogió el nuevo clima en el Vaticano | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

"Los vaticanistas más veteranos no podían creer lo que veían sus ojos. En algo considerado histórico -o "un milagro de Francisco"-, el teólogo peruano Gustavo Gutiérrez, considerado el padre de la Teología de la Liberación, fue ayer la estrella de una conferencia de prensa en el Vaticano en la que fue presentada la asamblea general de Caritas Internationalis, inaugurada luego por el Papa en una misa."

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Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them

Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Tips and Resources for Using Free Video Conferencing Tools in Your Classroom Video conferencing and chat tools can be a wonderful instructional resource, as most educators know. You can bring the outside world and guests into your classroom, enable a

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, May 17, 10:25 AM

Skype, Google Hangouts, Oovoo, FaceTime - with links from Nik Peachey

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Skype, Google Hangouts, Oovoo...

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The usual suspects, plus a couple of new kids on the block :-)

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Swarming Robots Can Now Follow Your Fingertips

Swarming Robots Can Now Follow Your Fingertips | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Controlling large swarms of robots is hard, at least on a human scale. But what if you trained them to follow your finger – via a tablet – much like you’d train a swarm of cats to follow a laser pointer. Now you’re cooking with gas.
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Cities Chase Elusive 'Innovation Economy'

Cities Chase Elusive 'Innovation Economy' | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Urban landscapes are conductive to innovation, but no particular city has an inherent advantage. The growth of innovation depends as much on happenstance as on policy -- but that doesn't mean that cities can't try to create fertile ground. 

"All (innovative industries) have two things in common. The first is they tend to employ workers with a high level of human capital, which I measure in terms of education. These are sectors where the number of workers with a college degree is very high. The second is, they make a product or service that is unique: it’s innovative in the sense that it cannot be easily reproduced and easily outsourced."
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10 great co-working spaces in Taiwan

10 great co-working spaces in Taiwan | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

"Taiwan ought to be a digital nomad’s paradise. With ultra-efficient urban infrastructure, affordable prices (unless you’re buying real estate), abundant natural scenery, and jaw-dropping internet speeds, the island makes an excellent destination for itinerant coders looking to mesh work with play. Like elsewhere in Asia, more and more co-working spaces are popping up in Taiwan. Below we’ve listed 10 worth checking out"

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Brain implant controls robotic arm - with the power of thought

Brain implant controls robotic arm - with the power of thought | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Breakthrough as neuro-prosthetic device implanted in “higher” brain region, allows paralysed man to control robotic arm just by thinking about it Erik Sorto, a 34-year old American, has been unable to move his arms or legs for more than a decade,...
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Las empresas rompen con las universidades y crean sus propios centros de formación

Las empresas rompen con las universidades y crean sus propios centros de formación | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Ya son 55 compañías españolas las que han diseñado e impulsado su propia "universidad corporativa".

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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, May 20, 2:09 PM

Una respuesta de las empresas a la creciente inadecuación de las Universidades. Y si esto pasa así en España, hay que pensar seriamente que hacemos con un sistema universitario casi inoperante ...

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La ciencia se va de bares

La ciencia se va de bares | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
No hace falta ser científico para hablar de ciencia o para charlar sobre los últimos avances de la comunidad científica. Ni siquiera hace falta estar dentro de un laboratorio. Basta con tener curiosidad y acercarse a uno de los bares donde estos días se celebra Pint of Science, un festival que llega por primera vez a España con la intención de derribar esas barreras que separan la ciencia de la sociedad.
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¿De verdad Google, Apple y las startups son una amenaza para la banca tradicional?

¿De verdad Google, Apple y las startups son una amenaza para la banca tradicional? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
La banca digital se ha puesto de moda. Ya pocos banqueros se escapan de introducir en sus discursos alguna coletilla sobre la amenaza que representan...
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Context Is King: Why Today's MOOCs Don't Meet Corporate Needs

Context Is King: Why Today's MOOCs Don't Meet Corporate Needs | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
We need to return to the MOOC as originally envisioned: social learning. Best-in-class corporate education creates a place where colleagues can connect, form networks, and share ideas. It is increasingly important to engage learners socially, because they stand to learn as much from each other as from formal instruction. This does not require forgoing the best-in-class lectures, but rather re-packaging them as part of a broader pedagogical strategy that includes social learning as a core part of the student experience.
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The Most Overlooked Way of Stimulating Team Creativity

The Most Overlooked Way of Stimulating Team Creativity | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Fostering a workplace environment that’s conducive to creativity is a top priority for many companies—and it’s no surprise why.
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