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5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

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Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for a jobs, but pursue careers.Thing is, during anyone's career, sometimes it gets weird--and getting weird can pay off.
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Infographic: The innovation and impact of IoT

Infographic: The innovation and impact of IoT | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Marketing and ecommerce firm Econsultancy recently released an IoT report and infographic, providing an overview of the current state of the industry,
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Thinking outside the inbox.

Thinking outside the inbox. | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Email is a victim of its own success.

In the 1990s, email ruled the world of digital communication. It was really the first form of digital social media and changed the way we worked and played. Email was an important driver in the creation of a connected world and the formation of what Clay Shirky calls the cognitive surplus. Email was the primary mechanism for implementing the modern flat organization structure. 

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Disruptive Innovation: how do you use these theories to manage your IT?

The term disruptive innovation was popularized by Harvard professor Clayton Christensen in his 1997 book “The Innovator’s Dilemma.” Nearly 20 years later “Disrupt!” is a popular leadership mantra that is more frequently uttered than experienced.

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Do Current Accounting Systems Inhibit Innovation?

Innovation thought leaders and industry experts emphatically harp that if you want to stay afloat (and ultimately thrive) in today's hyper-competitive business environment, innovation is not optional--it's absolutely imperative for survival and success. Your customers demand it; and if you can't innovate, your competitors will consistently outflank and outperform you. Sink or swim. Fly or fall. Produce or perish.

 

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Why We Can't Solve Big Problems

Why We Can't Solve Big Problems | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

On July 21, 1969, Buzz Aldrin climbed gingerly out of Eagle, Apollo 11’s lunar module, and joined Neil Armstrong on the Sea of Tranquility. Looking up, he said, “Beautiful, beautiful, magnificent desolation.” They were alone; but their presence on the moon’s silent, gray surface was the culmination of a convulsive collective effort.

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Worst Innovation Ever?

Worst Innovation Ever? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation isn't always a good thing. Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking agrees. He gives some fierce examples of how progress in science and technology can create "new ways things can go wro
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Restoring Innovation and Creativity in American Education

Restoring Innovation and Creativity in American Education | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

For the last two weeks, we've been examining some of America's greatest innovations—the things that have improved our lives.

But what about the future of innovation? Will the era of standardized testing and No Child Left Behind produce the kinds of out-of-the-box thinkers we need to keep innovating?

 
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Harvard Ecosystem of Innovation

The academic, research, and business expertise of Harvard University continues to transform early stage ideas into groundbreaking companies that drive innovation, discover cures, and build the regional economy. We were tasked with creating a microsite within the active Harvard Community Connections website to showcase the impact Harvard has made over the last several years. 

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We've officially reached peak smartphone, but real innovation is still within reach

We've officially reached peak smartphone, but real innovation is still within reach | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
As the pace of hardware innovation slows to a crawl, manufacturers must turn to real-world problem-solving to get consumers excited again.
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How to win at the innovation game? By sharing

How to win at the innovation game? By sharing | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Can organisations become more successful by sharing their advances rather than keeping them secret?
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How Product Innovation Gets Derailed from the Start

How Product Innovation Gets Derailed from the Start | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Don't let the ambition for innovation misguide your product design. See how to validate assumptions and focus on outcomes first.
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Six Lessons On Innovation From The Wright Brothers

Six Lessons On Innovation From The Wright Brothers | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Wilbur and Orville Wright managed to build and fly an airplane, you might imagine that the world was immediately dazzled by their amazing achievement.

You’d be wrong.

 

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Innovation for Development

Innovation for Development | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Innovation was the buzzword of the World Economic Forum. Not only was it used by political and business leaders alike. But, also pivotal leaders in the development sector as well.

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3 Myths That Are Killing Your Creativity

3 Myths That Are Killing Your Creativity | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Not creative? The problem isn't your lack of ability; it's the myths you believe about innovation.
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The culture of disruptive innovation

The culture of disruptive innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

True disruptive innovation redefines entire industries. Many companies throw the phrase around a little too readily, adding a veneer of excitement to a product or experience they are currently marketing.

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You Can Talk About Innovation Without Resorting to Cliches

You Can Talk About Innovation Without Resorting to Cliches | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Clichés aren’t born as clichés. They come into the world as poetry, a new way of talking and thinking and seeing. The first person to say “kick the bucket” to mean “die,” for instance, was on to something big.

 

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Germany's Wendelstein 7-X stellarator passes new test, bringing us closer to nuclear fusion energy

Germany's Wendelstein 7-X stellarator passes new test, bringing us closer to nuclear fusion energy | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Scientists in Germany fired up a doughnut-shaped reactor to heat hydrogen to the point of becoming plasma, which lasted for just a split second. The successful “Wendelstein 7-X” stellarator experiment brings us one step closer to harnessing the power of nuclear fusion, a potential source of clean energy which works much like the center of the Sun.

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The importance of being innovative in business

The importance of being innovative in business | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Rahul Bajaj, Sanjiv Goenka and Ronnie Screwvala talk about why reinventing is no longer optional in business
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Prefabricated Arched Cabins can provide a warm home for under $10,000

Prefabricated Arched Cabins can provide a warm home for under $10,000 | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Arched Cabins provide prefabricated galvanized steel cabins in a range of different sizes that ship to all lower 48 states.
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Fedex Days, 20% Time and Idea Management Systems

Fedex Days, 20% Time and Idea Management Systems | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Ideas in a hurry. A number of companies are tapping into the collective intelligence of their teams by providing time slots dedicated to innovation. By either setting up twenty four hour periods where everyone breaks into teams and focuses on new ideas, or by allowing everyone to spend a part of their time to “outside the box” thinking on a consistent basis, companies are encouraging employees to contribute new ideas.

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The 1 Thing Your Innovation Team Is Getting Wrong

The 1 Thing Your Innovation Team Is Getting Wrong | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Being secretive about your upcoming product or technology may cost you in the long run. Here's why.
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Is Innovation Over?

Almost seven years after the Great Recession officially ended, the world economy continues to grow at a sluggish rate. Some experts think that the current slowdown is a temporary blip; others are more pessimistic. Chief among the doomsayers is Robert Gordon, whose new book forecasts stagnant productivity for the United States for the foreseeable future.
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The Uneasy Future Of Format Innovation In Music Streaming

The Uneasy Future Of Format Innovation In Music Streaming | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The continual rise of media streaming services like Netflix and Spotify has not only transformed consumer behavior, but has also freed creators from traditional TV and radio programming standards, allowing for greater experimentation in form and content.
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