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The Rise Of Company Builders

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Entrepreneur-turned-investor is a classic story arc in Silicon Valley but recently the plot has earned a twist. Certain operators are foregoing the traditional path of joining a traditional VC to instead create a studio-like holding operation. By doing so, they remain engaged with the grit and grassroots challenges of building a startup. They remain company builders.

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How can CIOs drive innovation?

Three steps CIOs can take to help them take the lead in driving innovation in their organisations
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How To Work With Innovation Killers

How To Work With Innovation Killers | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Although we live in an age that glorifies innovation, there is a big difference between theoretically advocating for it and being able (or willing) to actually implement it. None of this is really new.
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Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars

Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
On the same day that Ford officially ousted its chief executive in a bid to remake itself as future-focused vehicle manufacturer, Toyota announced its own steps to embrace technology’s next wave.

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Do You Have A Copycat Culture? 

Do You Have A Copycat Culture?  | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The intent may be to create a highly innovative culture; employing new technologies to deliver unmatched capabilities and leading the market with cutting edge solutions.

At the end of the day, however, it’s ACTION not INTENT that defines culture of any organization.
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As Machines Take Jobs, Companies Need to Get Creative About Making New Ones

Jobs in retail, transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture are highly vulnerable to technological change. Retailers such as Macy’s and The Limited are closing hundreds of stores and cutting tens of thousands of jobs as people buy more and more products online, and others are testing robotic assistants or planning for autonomous stores.
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Driving innovation to become a global player

Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc., also known as IMI, is one of the leading global providers of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and power semiconductor assembly and test services (SATS) in the world. CEO, Arthur Tan, speaks to The Worldfolio about the industrialization in the Philippines and IMI’s business operations.

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Use This Model to Find the Opportunities for Innovation That Everyone Else Misses

Entrepreneurs are always seeking market openings and opportunities to introduce new products. Sometimes this seeking leads them to unusual or arcane opportunities when more valuable and straightforward opportunities abound right under their noses. We all tend to suffer from the safety of sameness--trying to create a slightly new or better mousetrap, when there are a host of opportunities to innovate the mousetrap.
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Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

We Need To Shift From Teaching How To Answer Ask Questions To Learning How To Ask Them
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How to thrive in the new regulatory age

How to thrive in the new regulatory age | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Banking is being reshaped by technological innovation and growing regulatory demands, giving rise to an opportunity for disruptive innovation.
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Growth Takes Off When Smart People Are Neighbors

Growth Takes Off When Smart People Are Neighbors | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Governments everywhere need policies to get the best and brightest in proximity to one another.
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Expert culture has killed the innovator in workplaces

Expert culture has killed the innovator in workplaces | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Over the last few decades, the Western world has had an increasingly specialised workforce, with workers trained in narrow skills, for increasingly narrow positions. However, the more narrow our jobs have become, the less capable we have become in inventing new technologies, products and ideas.

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Leadership, Success and Peace of Mind in Uncertain Times

We live in times of extraordinary disruption, and equally extraordinary possibility. Our ability to see the extraordinary possibilities before us, our desire to become possibility thinkers, communicators, and leaders is critical on a multiplicity of levels.

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How We Rank The Most Innovative Growth Companies

How We Rank The Most Innovative Growth Companies | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Methodology for the Most Innovative Growth Companies List 2017.
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10 Things The Best Innovation Executives Should Do For You

Here is what the best innovation executives do to build a culture of innovation and deliver outstanding financial results.
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The future of the modern car is actually digital

The future of the modern car is actually digital | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The technological and business model for autos is slowly but surely moving toward a software-and-services-focused approach.
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Can technology bring in those excluded from the financial system?

With 12 million Americans using payday lenders each year, the fees they pay to manage their basic financial needs are steep — $9 billion annually. This puts a heavy burden on the unbanked and underbanked, who, according to the FDIC, number about a quarter of the U.S. population.
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How open source software will drive the future of auto innovations

How open source software will drive the future of auto innovations | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Automotive companies are shifting from bending metal to bending bits. Soon they will be offering software and services to complement their manufactured metal.

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When It Comes to Innovation, Go Big or Go Home

When It Comes to Innovation, Go Big or Go Home | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation isn't simply a marketing catch-phrase. It's a way of life for many business owners and an absolutely vital aspect of survival and success.
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This Magic Dutch Traffic Light Helps Cyclists Avoid Stopping

This Magic Dutch Traffic Light Helps Cyclists Avoid Stopping | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The “Flo” system uses cute creatures to tell cyclists to speed up or slow down to catch a green light.
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A holistic approach to program management

A holistic approach to program management | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
When program management works, the benefits can be tangible and measurable. Yet, so often, the expected efficiency gains fall significantly short of the mark.

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Why personas harm innovation—what to do next

Why personas harm innovation—what to do next | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
There is a misconception that personas help us design clear goals for our customers in order for them to maximise whatever our business offers.
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Why We Need More Innovators, Now

Over the past eighteen months, through great political and economic change, we have all been affected by the early stages of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This revolution means that technology and accompanying innovation has enormous impact not only on our local and global economy, but also in every area of our life.
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To stay in the game universities need to work with tech companies

To stay in the game universities need to work with tech companies | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The world of higher and professional education is changing rapidly. Digitally-enabled learning, in all its forms, is here to stay. Over the last five years, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have enabled universities to share their expertise with millions across the world. This shows how rapidly developing digital technologies can make learning accessible.

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Why Disruptive Innovation Requires Looking Beyond the Experts

Why Disruptive Innovation Requires Looking Beyond the Experts | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Want to do something new and disruptive? Want to change the status quo? Here’s some advice — be careful before consulting “experts.”
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To see what’s coming next, focus on what never changes.

To see what’s coming next, focus on what never changes. | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Trend spotters are usually obsessed with new technologies. They should be obsessed with human nature.

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