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4 Ways To Amplify Your Creativity

4 Ways To Amplify Your Creativity | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The holidays are over, the weather is lousy, and we’re sober again. We made all kinds of New Year’s promises, but the big one that will change our careers, if not our lives, is the promise to ourselves to become more creative.
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Qui  ci sono quattro modi specifici per condurre una vita più creativa e per aumentare le vostre capacità creative. La creatività non significa stanze blu o onde cerebrali, ma di impegno sociale ed esistenziale. Ecco cosa si può fare.

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The top 8 reasons I can’t seem to get anyone else at my company to embrace innovation

The top 8 reasons I can’t seem to get anyone else at my company to embrace innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

I talk all day to people who are interested in innovation. They know in their hearts that embracing innovation is the only way their organizations will flourish. They know the only way their company can compete in the difficult economic climate we face is to adopt an innovative approach. These people fall in love with the idea of collaborative ideation; assembling all of their smart people while they share ideas and other information of interest. They yearn to allow their cohort to find others within the company who are like minded; with common areas of interest.

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Actionable Ways Big Data Analytics Can Actually Improve Innovation

Actionable Ways Big Data Analytics Can Actually Improve Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Signals assembled some of the big thinkers in big data – Frank Moss, Thomas Thurston and Gil Sadeh. The discussion centered on the challenges faced by innovation teams at leading corporates, the potential (and hurdle) of “big data”, and fresh ideas on how to bridge that gap and tapping big data for innovation work. Here are some of the highlights from that conversation.
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Secrets to Successful Product Innovation

Secrets to Successful Product Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

In today’s world, small startups can successfully compete with established heavyweights by being smart about how they derive, design and test their products and strategies to find product-market-fit fast.

 

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Lean Innovation Management -- Making Corporate Innovation Work

Lean Innovation Management -- Making Corporate Innovation Work | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

I’ve been working with large companies and the U.S. government to help them innovate faster– not just kind of fast, but 10x the number of initiatives in 1/5 the time. A 50x speedup kind of fast. 


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Innovation And Customer Experience

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Innovation is not defined by the best features, specifications, or market segmentation. It's the consistent simplification of the customer experience.
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Ernst & Young launches digital health innovation programme

Ernst & Young launches digital health innovation programme | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Ernst & Young (EY) has launched a digital innovation programme to support and accelerate the use of technologies in health and social care.
Let's Get Digital will run over the course of a year and will look to partner with innovators who are working to deliver benefits to professional health and care staff, patients, service users and carers by using digital platforms.

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Architects propose converting old oil tankers into living communities

Architects propose converting old oil tankers into living communities | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A team of architects have come up with a concept to turn used oil tankers into living communities.
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An inside look at innovation hot spots and how to get your idea noticed

An inside look at innovation hot spots and how to get your idea noticed | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The tech start-up world is Jim Lussier’s playground … and it is one cool place.

When Michael Dell led a successful effort to take Dell private in the fall of 2013, one of his first steps was to create a $300 million investment fund, and overnight the company became an important venture capitalist. Industry veteran Jim Lussier was tapped to lead this ambitious effort.
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Fears About Innovation Will Impact 87% of Global Consumers' Purchase Decisions

Fears About Innovation Will Impact 87% of Global Consumers' Purchase Decisions | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

An extensive report about attitudes toward innovation suggests that global brands should think twice about taking consumers' privacy for granted—even in a big-data era in which consumers seemingly are giving up more personal information than ever.

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10 incredible tech innovations that will benefit humanity

10 incredible tech innovations that will benefit humanity | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
We may not have flying cars or teleportation devices yet, but we do have some incredible technologies that are helping to make the world a better place.
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Why Banks Are Sleepwalking Into Extinction And What To Do About It

Why Banks Are Sleepwalking Into Extinction And What To Do About It | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Banks are spending a huge amount on “Technology” too -(just look at these headlines: Headline 1,  Headline 2  and Headline 3) . Not only are branches an albatross of cost, but the technology spend is enormous.

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Interesting and rarely discussed aspects... yes, banking needs huge investment in the security... it is à la mode to schimpfen the banks for their costs charged out to the customers but it's often forgotten how great the costing part of their operation... we as a baseline requirement think that, of course, our money is safe with them... do we know what does it cost, this "baseline" requirement?! 

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5 Ways to Determine Your Innovation IQ

5 Ways to Determine Your Innovation IQ | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

You're a startup, but how innovative are you?

If you're past start-up phases, how "old" has your thinking become?

As the founder and president of DDG, a consultancy that designs, builds and manages startups inside Fortune 500 companies, Justin Tobin qualifies as a "change agent."

Tobin tries to get larger entities to adopt the mindset of their younger, leaner (and often more successful) competitors.

Here are 5 ways to do it.

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The 3 Keys to Successful Open Innovation

The 3 Keys to Successful Open Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Much has been written about open innovation as if it were a new idea, or that tech startups are the secret to its success. It's a lot more complicated than that, and organizations that do it well — like Bayer, Campbell Soup, and the U.S.
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Digital 'and' Innovation, not 'or'

Digital 'and' Innovation, not 'or' | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Digital is transforming the ways companies run and operate but unless you innovate you'll simply be the fittest dinosaur on the block.
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The price of innovation: higher fees could stifle patents

The price of innovation: higher fees could stifle patents | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Patents are instrumental to our current innovation system. They encourage inventors to share their ideas, rather than keeping them secreted away, by offering the inventor exclusive rights to exploit their idea for a limited period.

Yet they also cost money to administer, and much of this cost is passed on to the inventor. If that cost is too great, then there’s a risk the patent system will fail to do its duty.

 

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Infographic: 6 problems self-driving cars will have to overcome

Infographic: 6 problems self-driving cars will have to overcome | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Self-driving cars will make stressful commutes a thing of the past, allowing passengers to relax or even take a nap on the way to work. But if the technology already exists then why are they taking so long to hit the road? The following infographic from Click Mechanic and Neomam Studios lists 6 hurdles facing autonomous vehicles that we will have to overcome before we can realize an autonomous future.

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The best leadership advice for aspiring innovators: Be Bold

The best leadership advice for aspiring innovators: Be Bold | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Any talk about leadership, the type that leads to innovation, is a study in being bold. So, the best leadership advice is always going to be that; be bold.
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Lexus just unveiled a working hoverboard!

Lexus just unveiled a working hoverboard! | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The hoverboard is one of those keen technologies promised to us by Hollywood that simply hasn’t become part of our every day world. We’re still craving that futuristic update with bated breath, and now Lexus is getting in on the action. This week, the luxury car maker introduced their latest contribution to high-tech transportation with SLIDE, a cool-looking magnet-driven hoverboard that really works.

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The Next Innovations Will Be Born Out of Your Frustration

The Next Innovations Will Be Born Out of Your Frustration | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Your next big idea will be born out of frustration. It will break you down before it builds you back up, and this idea will test your limits. You’ll be faced with an important question: How far am I willing to go to change my world and potentially the world as a whole?

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Are Disruption & Innovation Critical For A Startup?

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”– This famous quote by the late co-founder of Apple Inc. – Steve Jobs, one of greatest innovators the world has seen, explains how critical innovation is!

 
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Google just entered the race to build the future of media with a big new project called 'News Labs'

Google just entered the race to build the future of media with a big new project called 'News Labs' | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Facebook, Apple, Snapchat, and Twitter are all knee-deep in competition to shape the future of digital news, from article creation to consumption.

Now Google is entering the race with “News Lab,” an effort led by Steve Grove to collaborate with entrepreneurs and journalists and “build the future of news."

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Where Should Innovation in Education Come From?

Where Should Innovation in Education Come From? - Bright - Medium

I’ve been thinking a lot about innovation in education over the years and have been intrigued about how much the conversation has changed lately. Did you notice how many proposed sessions for SxSWedu this year included the words “innovation” or “design thinking”? Yes, of course, springtime in Austin is the most likely venue for conversations about innovation in education… but it seems, to me, that innovation may have finally gone mainstream.

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Insights on gamification and innovation to inspire engagement

Insights on gamification and innovation to inspire engagement | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Social media platforms along with mobile devices changed how we communicate and do business nowadays. The challenge moving forward is to understand these digital savvy consumers and learn how to engage them on the various platforms. As a business, as a brand, as an enterprise, or any other your job besides building a visible brand is to create a meaningful relationship through some sort of a reward system.

 
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Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, June 22, 3:56 AM

That's something being worth to discover... without thinking that this new gadget will win over everything "old"...:-)))

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Good Disruption / Bad Disruption | Digital Tonto

Good Disruption / Bad Disruption | Digital Tonto | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Disruption is not, in fact, something new.  Since ancient times, from Aristotle to Ptolemy, leading all the way up to the present day, we have built models to explain how the world works and we act on those models to solve problems.  Modern medicine, for example, could not exist without models like the germ theory or the structure of DNA.

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Inventors' handbook

Inventors' handbook | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
This Inventors' Handbook provides you with basic guidance on all the key stages of turning an invention into a commercial product.
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