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Disruptive Innovation

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Innovation can occur in two ways. It can trickle down, or it can disrupt the status quo. A good example of the trickle down model is using focus groups and market research. For instance, Chevrolet uses the Corvette as a halo car to bring people into the showroom. It packs the Corvette with the latest technology, and over time those innovations trickle down to the other cars in the portfolio.50 years before the introduction of the Corvette, Ford started using the assembly line to build cars- one
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You Can Now 3D Print Prescription Drugs

You Can Now 3D Print Prescription Drugs | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Expected to launch in 2016, the approval of the first 3D printed drug further shows the direction healthcare is heading, and that is personalized medicine. Also called precision medicine, this approach leads to individual treatments for each patient. How does 3D printing fit into the puzzle? This production method of creating medicine not only offers speed but it leads to the possibility of creating customized medicines for the variants that so many diseases come with.

Personalized medicine creates an approach where each patient is treated based on their genetic makeup. The National Institutes of Health defines precision medicine as an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that integrates an individual’s variability in genes, environment and lifestyle. To take it even further, precision health may be the secret to predict and ultimately prevent various diseases already present in the inner workings of our genetic profile.
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DILEMMA: E-BOOKS OR PAPER BOOKS

DILEMMA: E-BOOKS OR PAPER BOOKS | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
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Silicon Valley is Lying to You

Silicon Valley is Lying to You | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
We're forever thankful to Silicon Valley for giving us the iPhone, omnipotent search engines, and swipe-simple hookups. But now that America's most vaunted industry has also become its most self-satisfied, Silicon Valley is veering toward fall-of-Rome territory. Which is why it needs to blow up these seven myths about itself before it's too late
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Design Thinking is About Doing

Design Thinking is About Doing | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
A scholar shows how design thinking and lean startup methodology can help entrepreneurs quickly transform their big idea from a rough sketch on the back of a napkin into a real world product. In this video, Stefanos Zenios provides tips on how to get customer feedback, create effective prototypes, and facilitate more productive brainstorming sessions.
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