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Why gamification is serious business | Accenture Outlook

Why gamification is serious business | Accenture Outlook | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it
By using the mechanics of digital gaming (gamification), companies in a range of industries are boosting innovation, building effective marketing campaigns and driving value.

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Digital disruption is forcing businesses to change how business is done

Digital disruption is forcing businesses to change how business is done | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it

Social, mobile, real-time, cloud, geo-loco, ephemeral, wearable, AR, makers, sharing economy, beacons, IoT, second screen. Walk into any coffee shop in San Francisco and you'll hear one or more of ...


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Design innovation: new ways of thinking can change the world ...

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The process has been accelerated by the Technology Strategy Board dangling cash carrots for those who propose radical redesigns of objects such as the lightbulb, kettle and paint pot.

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Reclaiming Innovation

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Networks, swarms and policy. The future of policy making in a compl...

Modern policy making arose in the 20th century as a series of techniques to optimise a simple system, like a machine. There are now signs that 21st century p...

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The 20th Century is over .... for sure!

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We're About to Tell You the Secret to Creativity, and You May NOT Want to Sit Down - InformED

We're About to Tell You the Secret to Creativity, and You May NOT Want to Sit Down - InformED | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it

The study found that walking indoors or outdoors similarly boosted creative inspiration. The act of walking itself, and not the environment, was the main factor. A person walking indoors – on a treadmill in a room facing a blank wall – produced twice as many creative responses compared to a person sitting down.


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Anne Whisken's curator insight, May 8, 4:51 PM

'It’s important to note that, according to the study, the type of creativity affected by walking is associated with “divergent,” rather than “convergent,” thinking. In other words, walking benefits creative brainstorming but not the kind of focused thinking required for single, correct answers.'

Cited From: http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/news/creativity-and-walking/#ixzz31Ag3q0vI

Character Minutes's curator insight, May 14, 1:55 PM

Great info to share with the trait of creativity.

Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου's curator insight, May 17, 3:17 AM

Κάτι ήξερε και ο Αριστοτέλης: 

http://el.wikipedia.org/wiki/%CE%A0%CE%B5%CF%81%CE%B9%CF%80%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%B7%CF%84%CE%B9%CE%BA%CE%AE_%CE%A3%CF%87%CE%BF%CE%BB%CE%AE

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The world's top 10 most innovative companies in finance

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You'd think something as universal as money would be hassle-free to use. But with banks and card networks acting as invisible middlemen and imposing...

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Job titles of the future

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Fast Company inspires a new breed of innovative and creative thought leaders who are actively inventing the future of business.

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Today's Leadership Development Approach Does Not Work

Today's Leadership Development Approach Does Not Work | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it

bCompanies need leaders but are failing at developing them. How can companies cultivate leadership in the ranks?


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David Hain's curator insight, April 14, 11:22 PM

Typical leadership development classes use knowledge to teach skills - like using PowerPoint slides to teach swimming!

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Innovation Debt

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“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” – William Pollard Continue reading →
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Writing and the Creative Life: 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

Writing and the Creative Life: 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it
Scott Myers digs into Carolyn Gregoire's 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently and his past to illuminate his own creative path.

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Infographic: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

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Corporate innovators should apply these 8 rules to help their companies get out of their own way and leverage the power of their considerable resources.

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Should Big Companies Give Up on Innovation?

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What can't be left to start-ups.
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Creativity, like evolution, is merely a series of thefts

Creativity, like evolution, is merely a series of thefts | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it
We can blame evolution for making us little more than the glorified karaoke singers we are. Or as Voltaire put it: "originality is nothing but judicious imitation"

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Eli Levine's curator insight, March 15, 10:02 AM

It's all one built upon the other.


What I've been proposing for government is not going to alter the base goals of the political leaders.  In fact, I think it's going to improve their chances of being elected until death, if they follow it correctly, and ultimately preserve our social institutions until the eventual end of the species and, if our descendents are still around, beyond that.

 

What I'm observing, as a political and social scientist, is that through benevolently motivated, effectively sensed and executed policy for the sake of the other in the society, that governments tend to be able to last longer, be more legitimate in the eyes of the public and, ultimately, get carried on, with its members, throughout the generations.

 

Some people simply do not and will not have what it takes to act as these effective, benevolent and empirically grounded leaders, regardless of party affiliation and label.  That is how, I think, our current institutions are failing, because we've populated these political systems with people who don't care, won't care and/or don't have the sense to act for the effective sake of the other for their own sakes.  It's in our legislative systems as well as our administrative systems.  It's killing themselves as much as it's killing our people.  And it's just a brain type who doesn't get the concept of working with others, rather than over or against them.

 

Think about it.

Arjen ten Have's curator insight, March 18, 6:08 AM

Basic but nice essay on how objects of use, creativity and biological evolution are all hung up on the same principles: Hey this works better, what if I combine it with that?

Costas Bouyioukos's curator insight, March 18, 10:40 AM

Mark Pagel writes about our "ability" to innovate.

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How to become an innovative engineer - Red Zezel

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... about technology, in fact it has many different faces. Think of innovation in marketing, in human resources, by adding design, by using common sense, business model innovation, etc. etc. etc. ...

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Why Steve Jobs Didn't Listen to His Customers

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It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.
—Steve Jobs
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The Innovation Strategies That Lead to Success (Infographic)

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At many companies, innovation is highly valued but not prioritized.
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Steve Case on What the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Needs to Be Successful

The AOL co-founder's commencement speech at Georgetown University touched on what causes companies to thrive and what it will take to make it in the next era of the Internet.
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On Crowdfunded Literature, And What It Means For The Future Of Publication

On Crowdfunded Literature, And What It Means For The Future Of Publication | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it

Big publishers are right that great editors and designers are critical — but they’re wrong that they are the only ones that can engineer this interaction.

 


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Why You're Probably Missing Out on Your Employees' Best Ideas

Why You're Probably Missing Out on Your Employees' Best Ideas | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it

A little known cognitive bias means managers often dismiss creative ideas that are right under their noses.

 

In crowdsourcing, a big challenge is not with coming up with creative ideas, but identifying creative ideas. A bias makes us bad at spotting creative ideas when they come from those working around us.

 


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How to Cultivate a Creative Thinking Habit

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Think of your most common habits and the regular culprits come to mind--biting your nails, snacking late at night, cracking your knuckles. Do something enough times and it becomes a behavioral pattern you do almost involuntarily. But is creativity any different?

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Dutch unveil glow in the dark road

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Business Models and the Singularity

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Business models can no longer be treated as stone tablets divined by wise men on mountains to last for eternity. They have become increasingly perishable.
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Tap Into The 7 Secrets Of Silicon Valley's Innovation Culture

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Today, companies can create a culture of value creation, no matter where they're based, Soren Kaplan writes. Here's how.

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Innovation catalysts

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Recognizing the conditions for changing innovation's culture and climate

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Tackling the culture and climate that is needed to create a thriving innovation environment is complex. In this post I can only touch on certain points to trigger that deeper examination and offer ...
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