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Elon Musk's Hyperloop Concept Gets 3D Printed

Elon Musk's  Hyperloop Concept Gets 3D Printed | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

What will the mass transit of the future look like? Elon Musk, founder of space transport company SpaceX and electric-car company Tesla Motors, thinks he knows — and he calls it the Hyperloop.

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Innovación a través de la colaboración

Innovación a través de la colaboración | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Ofrecemos un software colaborativo y servicios profesionales para guiar y gestionar la innovación abierta corporativa.

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2015: The growing up year for Indian startups

2015: The growing up year for Indian startups | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
One thing that is making 2015 a watershed year for Indian entrepreneurship is that companies are buying and selling startups, an absolute necessity if the sec..
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Britain lagging behind France and Germany on innovation

Britain lagging behind France and Germany on innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Britain is lagging behind European rivals on innovation, with both France and Germany filing significantly more patents in 2014 than the UK, according to a new study by Thomson Reuters.

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10 innovation lessons inspired by Homer Simpson

10 innovation lessons inspired by Homer Simpson | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Innovation is touted as the cure-all for business and economic problems but it isn’t a magic potion.

It’s a tricky, sticky process that many organizations never master. Becoming innovative requires companies to overcome their own inertia to win the goodwill of customers and front-line employees, develop robust communication processes so that good ideas bubble up, and enthusiastically execute on new ideas even when they know the failure rate will be high.

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How to encourage innovation in your business in one day

How to encourage innovation in your business in one day | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

We’ve tested various activities and methods over the years, from team building to training, monthly team lunches to mentoring and pair programming. In this article, I want to share with you one activity that we’ve discovered huge benefits in, with the hope that you may try this concept with your team.

 
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Let’s Stop Arguing About Whether Disruption Is Good or Bad

Let’s Stop Arguing About Whether Disruption Is Good or Bad | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The idea of disruption excites some people and terrifies others. Consider the recent case of The New Republic, in which a new, disruptive CEO came in and vowed to “break shit.” The company’s top journalists balked, the brand was sullied, and the business still struggles. And all that for what?

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Innovation: How Does Your Business Rate?

Innovation: How Does Your Business Rate? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

As lovers of all things innovation, particularly when it comes to technology and SME’s, Mango 4 is 100% behind this initiative. We’ve been working with the small businesses of Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Gladstone and Emerald for decades to help implement innovation – mostly in the form of office technology.

 
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Leveraging Innovation to Feed the Future

Leveraging Innovation to Feed the Future | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

In the 20th century, increased productivity due to cropland expansion and scientific breakthroughs made it possible to grow the global food supply exponentially while keeping prices relatively low for most of the world’s consumers. However, this past success is being put at risk at a time when there are significant challenges facing the global food system.

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How businesses can get social media right

How businesses can get social media right | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Organisations must go where the conversation is – and that means listening to, monitoring and engaging with social media
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How Disney Parks Are Using Familiar Technology To Shape The Future

How Disney Parks Are Using Familiar Technology To Shape The Future | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Disney's theme parks, with their obsessive attention to detail and experience, have always been the most interesting in the industry. In many ways, they resemble miniature world's fairs—assuming we lived in a fantastical universe where countries had...
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American Innovation Rests on Weak Foundation

American Innovation Rests on Weak Foundation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The iPhone in your pocket has more computing power than the Voyager spacecraft that left the solar system two years ago. High-tech cancer drugs are being approved every month. A few years into the future, Google’s Calico project promises to extend our life span.

 
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The benefits of registering intellectual property rights

The benefits of registering intellectual property rights | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
All computer programmers, engineers, photographers, architects and artists invest considerable amount of time, effort and possibly money in the creation of their works, be it a picture or software code.
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A Clock Inspired by Stringed Instruments

A Clock Inspired by Stringed Instruments | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
As the hands of this modern clock turn, they pass through two openings, one on each side of the frame, much like that of the sound holes of a violin.
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China - Innovation drives policy

China - Innovation drives policy | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Now that the Chinese public has been familiarised with the slogans "China dream" and "the new normal", another wide-reaching economic scheme is being disseminated: "Made in China 2025".

 
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Putting my blue hat on: Thinking @ Idea Management

Putting my blue hat on: Thinking @ Idea Management | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Idea management systems require more than just a collection of collaboration tools. Productive systems of this sort require some science in order to move ideas from light bulbs over someone’s head to scrambling to create a new way to manufacture light bulbs. Not only are participant’s actions contributory, but the nature of their contributions are meaningful and need to be acknowledged.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson's answer to innovation stagnation: a space race to Mars

Neil deGrasse Tyson's answer to innovation stagnation: a space race to Mars | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In the search to find the high-paying jobs and industries of the future, Neil deGrasse Tyson has an idea for a novel solution. How about a militarised space race to Mars?
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Agile –The Route to Innovation

Agile –The Route to Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The need for innovation is one of the reasons why Agile is growing fast. Agile's set up to respond to change, rather than stick to a pre-set plan. It is designed for a world where change is expected.
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How Corporate Culture Impedes Data Innovation

How Corporate Culture Impedes Data Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
BI and big data analytics tools are getting more sophisticated and comprehensive. Yet, some organizations are failing to derive full value from their data because their corporate cultures do not reflect a data-driven mindset. Here are the common cultural challenges standing in the way of big data innovation.
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Bringing the internet of things to the poor

Bringing the  internet of things to the poor | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Wearables for Good project calls for ideas to help mothers and babies in the developing world
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Java's 20 Years Of Innovation

Java's 20 Years Of Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

May 23 marks 20 years since the first version of Java was released for public use. The timing of its arrival coincided with the advent of the web and the new role technology took in improving business productivity, streamlining business processes, and creating new ways for businesses and customers to interact.

 
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Continuous Innovation

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Over the last 40 years, we’ve made significant advances in the fight against cancer. Much of this progress is a result of continuous innovation, discoveries that build on those that have come before and that have transformed the way we treat many types of cancer. To keep the momentum going, we need policies that support continuous innovation--but first, we need to better understand the progress that has occurred and what gaps need to be filled.

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How To Estimate Your Innovation Costs

There is no manual that says exactly how to do this or how much you are likely to spend innovating but here is a common sense approach that seems to work well. Imagine that you are a company that needs to introduce 5 new products into the market place. First of all you need to spend some time generating ideas. Without knowing your actual method of idea generation and until you have had time to calibrate your own process then this is a bit of ‘wetted finger in the air’ calculation.

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China uses drones to find most polluting factories

China uses drones to find most polluting factories | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The Chinese Environmental Protection Ministry has been using unmanned aircraft to detect factories that cause excessive pollution or do not comply with regulations, Xinhua reported.

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