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Is It Time to Let Go of Your Business Idea?

Is It Time to Let Go of Your Business Idea? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Great entrepreneurs often talk about persistence -- pushing past ridicule and doubt to achieve success that no one believed possible. But successful leadershave another skill that often slips under the radar: the wisdom to let go of ideas that fail or lose their luster.

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What Are 4 Core Leadership Theories And How To Apply At Work

What Are 4 Core Leadership Theories And How To Apply At Work | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The role of a leader is paramount to a team.
Imagine an orchestra that has all the best musicians in the world except a conductor. Though every member can play perfectly on their own, if they come together, they will only produce incompatible melody; an orchestra can only create harmonious music when it is led by a conductor.
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If you are currently at the position of leading a team, you should give some credits to yourself, as you play an important role. And in order to nail this role, you may want to study some theories about leadership, and lead your teammates to perform at their best.
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Building a better future for manufacturers: Industry 4.0

Building a better future for manufacturers: Industry 4.0 | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
We are living in revolutionary times for the manufacturing industry. Industry 4.0 is digitally transforming everything around us, right now.

With connected technology, advanced analytics and mixed reality simulation with technologies like HoloLens, our factories will never look the same, with 40% of operational processes becoming self-healing and self-learning by 2022.

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Meet 50 Young Entrepreneurs Rethinking the World's Biggest Problems

Each year, the Kairos Society, the San Francisco organization for entrepreneurs interested in solving global problems, offers up its list of top global entrepreneurs under the age of 25. This year, 1,000 early stage startups were referred from over 60 countries. And just 50 made the cut.

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How diversity drives innovation and results

How diversity drives innovation and results | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
We need to recognize that diversity is a goal, and agree it’s the right one. Then, we must decide how we want to get there and take the steps.
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Breakthrough technologies fundamentally change the game

The right combination of breakthrough technologies (such as 3-D printing, machine-to-machine communications, and advanced robotics) can help CPG companies achieve breakout performance.
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The 4 Traps of Internal Innovation

The 4 Traps of Internal Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Companies today more than ever are feeling the need for internal innovation. Even as demand and business uncertainty increases, the average lifespan among Fortune 500 companies has fallen, from around 75 years to a mere 18 years.
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Stuck in the Middle: Why Innovation Dies and What to Do About It

Stuck in the Middle: Why Innovation Dies and What to Do About It | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation is increasingly viewed as the key to future success for today’s companies and as the engine that creates new businesses.
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We're Entering A New Era of Mass Collaboration

In 1991, Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel on the web and invited anyone who wanted to download, use and modify it. In an amazingly short time, a community built up around Torvalds' initial code and their contributions transformed it into an operating system that rivaled those of even corporate giants like Microsoft.

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These Five Companies Are Creating The Opportunity Of The Century

History has shown that a single event can launch the dreams of a generation, and this one is hanging right over your head! (You have noticed it, right?)
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The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.

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C-Lab: Instilling a Spirit of Adventure and Startup Culture at Samsung

C-Lab: Instilling a Spirit of Adventure and Startup Culture at Samsung | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
I’ve been working as an engineer at Samsung since 2011, and the changes when it comes to my day-to-day work while challenging my creativity and capabilities to the fullest, have been exhilarating.
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Should Startups And Big Corporations Collaborate?

Should Startups And Big Corporations Collaborate? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The rate of technological disruption has increased exponentially in recent years, shaking the foundations of countless industries. Insurgent organizations, agile young startups with nothing to lose, have entered markets with lower priced offerings that offer greater convenience, and left established giants previously thought untouchable in ruins.

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How Strong is Your Innovation Evidence?

How Strong is Your Innovation Evidence? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
What’s your mix of experiments for exploration and validation of a new business idea? More importantly, how strong is that evidence for understanding if customers will pay for your business idea? We explain.
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Ten Things Great Leaders Do To Get People On Board With Change

Ten Things Great Leaders Do To Get People On Board With Change | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Change isn’t easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know this and don’t pretend otherwise. Yet they also know that embracing change with the right mindset - one that is open to learning and "unlearning" on-the-go - is paramount to creating an environment where change isn't just a once in a decade occurrence to be endured, but an integral part of their organisation's DNA to be embraced and enjoyed.

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Use Tradition and Ritual to Thrive In the Experience Economy

Use Tradition and Ritual to Thrive In the Experience Economy | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Smart design and new technology fuse to deliver what customers really want: a connection that resonates with the power of memory
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This hovercraft is just the beginning of innovation in flying cars

This hovercraft is just the beginning of innovation in flying cars | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Flying cars have long been a staple of science fiction, but until recently the technology to build small, versatile flying vehicles hasn’t really existed. But that may be about to change.

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11 technologies developers should explore now

11 technologies developers should explore now | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
From machine learning to digital twins, opportunities abound in emerging (and converging) tech trends
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Is a “robot tax” really an “innovation penalty”?

Is a “robot tax” really an “innovation penalty”? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
When Bill Gates recently suggested robots should pay income tax like any other employee, I didn’t immediately disagree. I applaud Gates’ bold thinking to help solve one of society’s biggest upcoming challenges: embracing automation in a way that “lifts all boats” instead of leaving large swaths of society behind.

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Innovatie management software: 6 grote valkuilen en hoe je die kan tackelen

Innovatie management software: 6 grote valkuilen en hoe je die kan tackelen | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Idea management software oplossingen bestaan in alle maten en gewichten. Er zijn gratis tools tot geavanceerde oplossingen zoals CogniStreamer. In dit artikel beschrijven we zes valkuilen die klanten kunnen maken bij de keuze en uitrol van een idea management oplossing. Per valkuil geven we ook een mogelijke oplossing om deze te vermijden. De informatie is gebaseerd op meer dan tien jaar ervaring die CogniStreamer met idea management en open innovatie oplossingen heeft.

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Why you probably don’t want innovation

Why you probably don’t want innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Everyone seems to want innovation these days, it’s why I’ve got it in my title.
Nobody really know’s what it is, but everybody and I mean everybody, wants it.
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Truly Great Innovators Do These 4 Things

In the process of researching my book, Mapping Innovation, I talked to dozens of successful innovators, from world class scientists seeking a cure for cancer and new computing architectures, to senior executives at big corporations and entrepreneurs at startups. It was a pretty diverse group.

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Building a smart city is about more than just connectivity

Building a smart city is about more than just connectivity | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The smart city concept has leapfrogged theory to reality, as a growing number of global business capitals and trade hubs have bought in. This new cocktail of next-gen infrastructure, dense urbanization, and commercial clout offers the tantalizing possibility of a smart economy.
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10 Things Companies Do That Make Their Most Innovative Employees Leave

10 Things Companies Do That Make Their Most Innovative Employees Leave | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The buck for innovation success stops at the desks of the CEO and his executive team TISI +%. It is ultimately their job to create an environment in which innovation can flourish. Although there may be real challenges with poorly run labs, there are innovation managers who get it and try to do the right things. Their efforts are often frustrated by how their company makes decisions on strategy and innovation.
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Most of the time, innovators don’t move fast and break things

Most of the time, innovators don’t move fast and break things | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
If we abandon the cult of the Great White Innovator, we will understand the history of technology in a much deeper way
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Reassembling the Value Network for Business Model Innovation

Reassembling the Value Network for Business Model Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A company never creates value in isolation. There are always other companies involved in some way to realising and delivering the final product for the customer. Such value chains of companies optimise connections on their complementary capabilities, which enables each to focus on what they’re good at.
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