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Innovation Talk: Universities’ role extends far beyond business

Why do we have universities? What are they for and who are they meant to serve? It seems they are being pulled first in one direction and then in another, serving one master and then a second, with the expectation they will be able to respond to all competing demands and still manage to educate a few students in the process.

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The Workplace Of The Future: Brought To You By Art, Education, Travel, And Startups

The Workplace Of The Future: Brought To You By Art, Education, Travel, And Startups | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

For offices to be places that young people want to work, companies need to look outside the business world for design ideas.

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Big businesses often 'kill innovation'

Big businesses often 'kill innovation' | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Business leaders should beware of hidden "roadblocks to innovation", Professor David Gann has warned the World Economic Forum.

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Innovation, partnerships and business models: The ingredients of sustainable healthcare for all

Innovation, partnerships and business models: The ingredients of sustainable healthcare for all | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
As a society, we all have an obligation to contribute to a better world, and health care is one sector where private and public bodies can work together to provide sustainable solutions. On Thursday June 16, a varied, passionate panel discussed how this could best be done at POLITICO’s “Sustainable Health Care for All by 2030: Shared Effort for a Common Goal”, presented by Philips. The discussion was part of the two-day European Development Days forum held on June 15-16, 2016.
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Intel Disrupted: Why large companies find it difficult to innovate, and what they can do about it

Intel Disrupted: Why large companies find it difficult to innovate, and what they can do about it | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In the 21st century it’s harder for large corporations to create disruptive breakthroughs. Disruptive innovations are coming from startups - Telsa for automobiles, Uber for taxis, Airbnb for hotel rentals, Netflix for video rentals and Facebook for media.
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Playing catch-up in hospital innovation

Playing catch-up in hospital innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, the White House made a bold bid against cancer, announcing a new, nationwide “Moonshot” initiative to do away with the disease -- once..
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Corporations Are Doing 'Innovation Theater' at the Worst Possible Time

Corporations Are Doing 'Innovation Theater' at the Worst Possible Time | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Over the past few years it has become common for senior executives at Fortune 500 companies to make a pilgrimage to Silicon Valley. Touring Mountain View and Menlo Park is the latest trend to sweep the C-suite, next to corporate mindfulness and adult summer camps.
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Meet An Entrepreneur Bringing Innovation To Classical Music 

Meet An Entrepreneur Bringing Innovation To Classical Music  | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The result is a truly innovative approach to building and sustaining an arts nonprofit that many larger organizations (as well as any startup that is trying to think diagonally about innovation) might want to take a look at.
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90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. 

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Robots to outnumber humans within 20 years, Brits predict

Robots to outnumber humans within 20 years, Brits predict | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Healthcare, automotive and fashion industries predicted to be hit most by technological innovation, survey reveals
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Visa Is Celebrating the Spirit of Innovation in Its New Olympics Campaign

Visa Is Celebrating the Spirit of Innovation in Its New Olympics Campaign | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Visa is kicking off its 30-year anniversary of sponsoring the Summer Olympic Games in Rio with what might be its most tech-savvy innovation yet. Earlier this month, the brand introduced a new wearable device, the Visa payment ring, which will be worn in Rio by the 46 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls that make up Team Visa.
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Nederland in top vijf ranglijst innovatieve landen

Nederland in top vijf ranglijst innovatieve landen | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Nederland is een van de vijf innovatiefste landen ter wereld. Dat blijkt uit de Global Innovation Index 2015 die zaterdag is gepubliceerd. De lijst is samengesteld op basis van 79 criteria.
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Innovating through design: Part II

Innovating through design: Part II | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Technology, manufacturing ecosystems and an open-minded customer create an ideal scenario for design to reduce the negative fallouts of consumerism
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Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap

Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It is up to paper to cultivate its uniqueness: long written texts, which means well-written ones, the chance to take readers on a journey through issues they were not aware of, that they did not suspect, when the Internet only responds to the queries made of it.
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Will Europe deliver the next big innovation in the world?

Will Europe deliver the next big innovation in the world? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In the last few years, Europe has not been under the spotlight as far as innovation in the world is concerned. Since 2008, the global financial crisis has ripped the attention on the headlines about the Old Continent. This has popularised the opinion that “Europe is dying.” The Continent has been bogged down by unemployment, monetary crisis, political fragmentation, deadlock of social systems, and so on.
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Bitcoin innovator Colu looks to connect blockchains for central bank cryptocurrencies

Colu received £6.6m Series A funding from Aleph, Spark Capital, Digital Currency Group and Tom Glocer.
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How Business Can Innovate for Success

How Business Can Innovate for Success | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with Fortune’s global audience. Casey Carl, chief strategy and innovation officer at Target, has answered the question: How do you encourage employees to take risks?

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9,75 miljoen euro voor innovatie Duitse en Nederlandse bedrijven

9,75 miljoen euro voor innovatie Duitse en Nederlandse bedrijven | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Ruim 100 Nederlandse en Duitse bedrijven gaan deze Europese subsidie, die is toegekend aan INCAS³ in Assen en Hochschule Osnabrück, inzetten voor de ontwikkeling van sensortechnologie.
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How the U.S. Patent Office Got So Screwed Up

How the U.S. Patent Office Got So Screwed Up | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Once a haven for innovation, over the last two decades the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has been rocked by the velocity of technological change and roiled by "patent trolls." Could it be that the biggest impediment that innovators now face is the very system that was created to protect them?
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Incrementalism or Innovation? A Perspective on Google's IO and Apple's WWDC

Incrementalism or Innovation? A Perspective on Google's IO and Apple's WWDC | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, the mobile market was plagued by a series of issues including poor cellular connections, slow processors, heavy devices and limited battery life. Mobile vendors, such as Apple, Intel and Samsung have worked tirelessly to improve hardware and the issues of the past are no longer a gating [...]
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Highlights from Season 1 of 'Innovation Download' with Tahj Mowry

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Investing in Future Innovation: This Visionary Program Gets Students Hooked on STEM

Investing in Future Innovation: This Visionary Program Gets Students Hooked on STEM | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In calculus class, you’d never use the phrase “star student” to describe Chris Deyo. He was slow to complete assignments about strange-sounding concepts like solids of revolution and related rates, staying behind to get extra help as his classmates jeered that the subject just “sucks.” To them, all they needed to know was enough to pass the test.
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What pisses off creative people more than anything else

What pisses off creative people more than anything else | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Everyone who has a naturally creative spark knows the dreaded feeling.

The moment you realise that you're actually being discouraged from having ideas because other people think they're a waste of time.

Have you ever experienced this: Your boss, manager or CEO decides that they need to come up with some new ideas for something. And these ideas should be as creative as possible.
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How To Brainstorm Like A Googler

How To Brainstorm Like A Googler | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
This is the deceptively simple, three-step process Google uses to come up with its most innovative ideas.
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Innovation in Education: Giving Power to the Children

Innovation in Education: Giving Power to the Children | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Education is a basic social right and arguably the foundation of modern society. It is, therefore, a domain where having outstanding results is incredibly important. While many still face the immediate challenge of having access to education—and this needs to be overcome—there is nevertheless a need to innovate in education and teaching in order to ensure the success of every student and adapt learning to the new technological and entrepreneurial era.

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Anarchy or innovation? Extreme management policies that kick it to the next level

Anarchy or innovation? Extreme management policies that kick it to the next level - Workplace Stories - Medium
Extreme company cultures are taking over HR and thriving. Their policies have completely gone against the grain of traditional management…
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