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Catalyzing Innovation in Your Team

Catalyzing Innovation in Your Team | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Frank Barrett, author of Yes to the Mess, describes why being uncomfortable spurs creative thinking. 
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The science of serendipity: the promise of innovation inside organisations | simply communicate

The science of serendipity: the promise of innovation inside organisations | simply communicate | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
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"... innovation journey, the author suggests an equation, which is: 'Identify' X 'Insight' X 'Idea' X 'Impact' = Innovation

Identify = the strategic purpose

Insight = an opportunity for differentiation

Idea = the core concept

Impact = commercialising the idea through to launch"

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Innovation_VSI_Reading_Guide.pdf

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"Questions for thought and discussion

Which innovations have had the greatest impact on your life? Why have they had

such an effect? "


( excerpt from Innovation: A Very Short Introduction By Mark Dodgson and David Gann) http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199568901.do

 

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Why is design and creativity important to your organisation? | Blog | Design Week

Why is design and creativity important to your organisation? | Blog | Design Week | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
We speak to design and creative leads at big brands about what creativity means to them. (Why is design & creativity important to your organisation?

Via FRANK FEATHER ~ Business Futurist
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"To design is to challenge the status quo..."

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How to Foster and Sustain Innovation in the Workplace

How to Foster and Sustain Innovation in the Workplace | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Companies must innovate to stay competitive in today’s world. We rounded up top innovation insights from Stanford GSB faculty, alumni, and guest speakers to shed light on how to come up with new ideas...
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John Maeda - Creativity is core

John Maeda believes that creativity should be at the core of the educational agenda. He explains why integrating convergent and divergent thinking enhances i...
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Schools That Foster Creativity

Schools That Foster Creativity | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Many of us imagine that creativity involves a sudden flash of insight; that it comes as a gift, without much effort; and we believe that expertise and learning blocks creativity. But these beliefs are just myths.
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Alive in the Swamp

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Sir Michael Barber, Michael Fullan and Katelyn Donnelly discus education reform and the impact of learning technologies. They also discuss "Alive in the Swamp: assessing digital innovations in educ...
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RSA Shorts - How to find your element

Finding one's passion and true purpose in life is essential to human flourishing. In this new RSA Shorts video, Sir Ken Robinson argues that education, organ...

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Are Connections Overshadowing Collaboration?

Are Connections Overshadowing Collaboration? | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Connections can be counted, and they are needed to make collaboration work. How do we prevent over-connectedness and under-collaboration?
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Great graphic to remind us of the balance in making collaborations work...

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Curation in Learning | Ben Betts is...

Curation in Learning | Ben Betts is... | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
A framework for using Curation in a learning organisation
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From inspiration to integration...

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Imaginatik | Innovation Management, Idea Management, Innovation Strategies

Imaginatik | Innovation Management, Idea Management, Innovation Strategies | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
In a world where CEOs demand that one-fifth of revenues must come from new sources, creativity is essential to producing new ideas that challenge traditional beliefs.
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Great Books on Science and Innovation

Great Books on Science and Innovation | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Bill Gates recommends thirteen books on science and innovation, including Where Good Ideas Come From, and The New Science of Strong Materials. (RT @BillGates: Interested in #science and how it can shape our world?

Via FRANK FEATHER ~ Business Futurist
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Great sources of inspiration

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Businessweek Design 2013: IDEO's Paul Bennett: Video

Businessweek Design 2013: IDEO's Paul Bennett: Video | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Stay up to date on the latest business news, stock market data and financial trends. Get personal finance advice from leading experts.
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Powerful ideas shared by Paul Bennett in this video:

Impact of "Humanity Centered Design"

"Design transcends agenda, speaks to the politics of optimism" ...

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Rhizomatic Learning – A New Metaphor for How We Learn | Float Mobile Learning

Rhizomatic Learning – A New Metaphor for How We Learn | Float Mobile Learning | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Dave Cormier's rhizomatic learning concept acknowledges different contexts, needs and paths. So does mobile learning.

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Mary Ann Reilly's curator insight, September 7, 2013 11:32 AM

A brief take on rhizomatic learning.

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What makes an experience transformational?

Transformational experience The term ‘transformational experience’ is always used in the positive when describing an experience. What makes an experience transformational as opposed to simply...

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Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity

Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Why creativity is like LEGO, or what Richard Dawkins has to do with Susan Sontag and Gandhi.

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Heather Thompson's comment, August 13, 2013 5:37 PM
interesting to read.
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Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World: Tony Wagner: 9781451611496: Amazon.com: Books

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The Good Project: Ideas and Tools for a Good Life

The Good Project: Ideas and Tools for a Good Life | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
The Good Project is a large scale effort to identify individuals and institutions that exemplify good work – work that is excellent in quality, socially responsible, and meaningful to its practitioners – and to determine how best to increase the...
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