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Coriell Institute for Medical Research Spin-Out Wants to be the Bank Where Doctors Can Stash Your Genome

Coriell Institute for Medical Research Spin-Out Wants to be the Bank Where Doctors Can Stash Your Genome | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Genomic sequencing might be more common in medicine if doctors had a simple way to send for the test and keep track of the data.

That’s the hope of Coriell Life Sciences in Camden, New Jersey, a startup that grew out of a partnership between the Coriell Institute for Medical Research and IBM. The company wants to facilitate the process of ordering, storing, and interpreting whole-genome-sequence data for doctors.

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3D-press of metal: technology of the future

3D-press of metal: technology of the future | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
At that time, as many designers and engineers are actively using the 3D-press of plastic and polymeric materials, production of parts and metal parts using the same technology in recent years has gained a lot of popularity and repeatedly shows a very impressive result.
In fact, 3D-press of metal – this is a simplified term for production processes based on metallic impurities.
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White House Boosts Internet of Things with Wireless Research Program

White House Boosts Internet of Things with Wireless Research Program | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The White House is getting serious about the internet of things.

A new $400 million federal research program aims to deploy city-scale testing platforms for advanced wireless connections that could help the United States achieve what seems like a far-off, futuristic vision for an ubiquitous network of devices and sensors.
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BNA INSIGHTS: Fintech Innovation and Opportunity Meet the Regulators

BNA INSIGHTS: Fintech Innovation and Opportunity Meet the Regulators | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In this first article in Troutman Sanders' series on fintech, the authors focus on the major areas of fintech's innovation and disruption, examine the regulatory and legal challenges in these spheres, and discuss how fintech companies can better exploit the opportunities created by emerging regulation.
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"We Have Had To Change A Lot In China," GE Vice Chairman John Rice Says

"We Have Had To Change A Lot In China," GE Vice Chairman John Rice Says | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
China’s economy has undergone stunning economic changes since Deng Xiaoping put the country on a reform path almost four decades ago. Few U.S. businesses have been on the ground and evolved during that time as has GE.  The company’s vice chairman John Rice was in Shanghai last week to launch an industrial digital initiative and a partnership with China mobile telecommunications leader Huawei.
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Four Powerful Approaches to Becoming More Creative

Four Powerful Approaches to Becoming More Creative | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Creativity is all about combining seemingly disconnected ideas and making them your own.

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How to Protect Your Business From Creative Disruption

How to Protect Your Business From Creative Disruption | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Depending on the year you start counting, the lifespan of a Fortune 500 company has gone from 75 years to just 15. In our fast-moving ever-changing world, new technologies and products are disrupting businesses and entire industries at an accelerating rate.
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What we really need from innovation in Australia

What we really need from innovation in Australia | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The tone of commentary about the appropriateness and effectiveness of innovation as a centrepiece of Australian government policy has turned from one of enthusiasm, particularly among the startup community, to pessimism and even rejection.

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Creativity is nice, but it only becomes innovation when put to use

Creativity is nice, but it only becomes innovation when put to use | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Design Thinking is built on observing people -- seeing what they do and don't do
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Feeding The Mechanisms That Drive Innovation

Feeding The Mechanisms That Drive Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
There’s a powerful myth that many people continue to believe in: that innovation comes about through a flash of inspiration, a Eureka! moment. In reality, innovation is fed by a constant diet of relevant and up-to-date information that can be reused and recombined to give shape to new ideas.
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'No-Cloud' Policies Will Nearly Disappear By 2020, Gartner Says

'No-Cloud' Policies Will Nearly Disappear By 2020, Gartner Says | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Within three years, more than 30% of the world's 100 largest vendors are expected to shift software investments from a cloud-first strategy to a cloud only strategy, according to Gartner.
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'No-Cloud' Policies Will Nearly Disappear By 2020

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This innovative bike helmet could make cycling in traffic so much safer

This innovative bike helmet could make cycling in traffic so much safer | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Sharing the road with vehicles is a constant threat to cyclists. Everyone has a story of a motorist (knowingly or unknowingly) running them off the road. The helmet helps alleviate that worry by having small LED lights built into the brim that let you know when a car is in your blind spot thanks to the assistance of cameras built into the helmet’s rear.
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How These Companies Are Changing the Finance Industry

How These Companies Are Changing the Finance Industry | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

They are leading innovation by making employees happy.


For companies in financial services, volatility is no longer confined to the markets. Legacy investment firms are facing ongoing disruption. There’s competition from passively managed funds and “roboadvisors” attractive to many millennials, and the rise of fintech start-ups and cryptocurrencies and other alternative payment technologies are posing a threat to the biggest players.

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How to innovate the Silicon Valley way: Tapping into the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem

How to innovate the Silicon Valley way: Tapping into the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Large enterprises are increasingly venturing into Silicon Valley to draw upon “outside-in” innovation, but they often stumble due to cultural, structural, and regulatory hurdles. How can outside organizations harness Silicon Valley’s innovation ecosystem to their advantage?
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What is a smart city ?

These modern cities, capable of implementing infrastructures (of water, electricity, gases, transport, etc.) communicating and sustainable to improve citizens’ comfort while developing in the environmental protection
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Walmart introduces line of “ugly” fruit to combat food waste

Walmart introduces line of “ugly” fruit to combat food waste | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The largest grocer in America recognizes that beauty is only skin deep when it comes to “ugly” fruits and vegetables. Walmart is rolling out a line of imperfect apples, aptly named “I’m Perfect,” in 300 select Florida stores.
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Four ways to make your business embrace innovation

Four ways to make your business embrace innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation isn't just about inspiration: here are some techniques to make your business smarter.
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Can Europe Innovate a Way Out of Its “Lost Decade”?

Can Europe Innovate a Way Out of Its “Lost Decade”? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
However you look at it, much of Europe has experienced a lost decade. With austerity, high debts, slow growth, and limited ability to reinvest in a middle class, how can Europe regain its footing?
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How human nature is holding back technology

How human nature is holding back technology | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation has been resisted for centuries. From refrigeration to margarine, recorded music and, more recently, robotics and artificial intelligence, new technologies face opposition by people. In a newly released book, Professor Calestous Juma of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs chronicles the history of this opposition to change over 600 years. The Conversation Africa’s Samantha Spooner asked Juma about his main findings.

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Warren Buffett & Bill Gates Discuss Innovation, Business and Success

Warren Buffett & Bill Gates Discuss Innovation, Business and Success | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates answer students questions at the University of Washington. These questions cover topics such as innovation, their path to success and globalization's impact on business. This discussion shows both mens brilliance and their unique and sometimes contrasting views.

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The CogniStreamer Innovation Hub

With the CogniStreamer Innovation Portal, anyone in your company can contribute and share their ideas through one central hub. 

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Killer 'legobots' are coming: US Military to build brickbots

Killer 'legobots' are coming: US Military to build brickbots | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Darpa hopes to shrink traditional military machines into single 'chiplets' to build a library of components to aid everything from smart drone building to instant language translation.
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Tesla's New 4-Item To-Do List

Tesla's New 4-Item To-Do List | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

A decade ago, Elon Musk wrote a master plan for Tesla. Musk wrote in a recent blog post that the company has checked everything off that ten-year to-do list.

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My favorite questions

What is an innovation? What is the difference between ideas, inventions, novelties, discoveries and creations? What is a disruption, formally-speaking? Also, what is it informally speaking? Why the…
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Accounting Comparability And Corporate Innovative Efficiency

We posit that when a subject firm has greater accounting comparability with industry peer firms it facilitates that firm’s learning from peer firm investments leading to better investments by the subject firm. Therefore, we expect firms with greater accounting comparability with industry peers to generate more and higher quality innovations, which are key determinants of corporate innovative efficiency.
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