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The Power of Innovation : The Rockefeller Foundation

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Video and excerpt of Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin's keynote address on innovation at the Independent Sector National Conference.

We have a proud record of innovation to build on: launching the field of public health; funding the scientists who would develop the yellow fever vaccine; supporting the conference that would launch the field of artificial intelligence; and breeding the crops that would spark the Green Revolution and feed a billion people in Latin America and South Asia.

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How airlines can find an innovation mindset

How airlines can find an innovation mindset | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
We live in an age of technological acceleration where new ideas, new channels and disruptive technologies appear to be coming at us exponentially faster.
The two most commonly cited answers to the challenge of dealing with the resulting shortened product and technological life cycles is to “disrupt yourself” or to “innovate more”.
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Innovation, ecosystem support key to startup growth, job creation

Innovation, ecosystem support key to startup growth, job creation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
NUS study presented at The Business Times Leaders' Forum also says job-creating startups have spent more on R&D and have higher IP ownership than non-creators
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7 Ways to Track Startup Engagement

Enterprises are engaging with startups in unprecedented ways. Many enterprises have well-established procedures for tracking startup engagement – AT&T, Unilever, Coca Cola all have large-scale startup engagement programs. However, keeping tabs on the ever changing data – both external and internal – is becoming overwhelming.

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4 Factors Needed to Redefine an Industry

4 Factors Needed to Redefine an Industry | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Game-changing companies use existing framework merely as a stepping stone.
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How Every Business Should Prepare for Taking Risks

How Every Business Should Prepare for Taking Risks | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
How to balance the need to maintain your core business with the desire to innovate.
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Stop Looking at Your IT Department as a Cost Center

Stop Looking at Your IT Department as a Cost Center | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
IT departments say they're seen as a "sieve in the budget," as a home for "tech nerds." In fact, IT departments are becoming increasingly strategic. Have you recognized that?
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Why open borders are crucial for innovation

Why open borders are crucial for innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
American innovation has been the envy of the world for the last century. Our ability to discover scientific breakthroughs, invent disruptive technologies and build successful companies that make those advances broadly available has been unparalleled. This creativity is the product of a culture that is uniquely open to new ideas, that encourages and rewards risk taking, that values people for what they achieve, not where they come from. It is also the result of a constant supply of talented people from outside the United States, many of whom came to this country seeking world-class education and an open society where they could thrive.

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Your data, your health: How we’re sensoring the human body

Your data, your health: How we’re sensoring the human body | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
While most eras are defined by tools, and revolutions defined by industrial advancement, it’s perhaps even more true that various ages of humanity could be defined by the lengthening lifespan of our species.

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Inside Building 8, Facebook's Secret Innovation Weapon

Inside Building 8, Facebook's Secret Innovation Weapon | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In April 2016, Facebook announced the launch of Building 8, a research lab to develop hardware projects in the style of DARPA. The internet behemoth even enlisted former DARPA executive Regina Dugan to head up the division. Dugan, who was part of Google’s advanced projects division before taking on Building 8, has been leading an “all-star roster of tech veterans” since the project started.

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As school budgets continue to be stretched, technical innovation in the classroom is more important than ever

As school budgets continue to be stretched, technical innovation in the classroom is more important than ever | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Schools are looking at a £3billion funding squeeze, and a new Parliamentary inquiry launching this week is set to investigate why, despite ongoing initiatives, the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills gap continues to grow.
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Technology is being re-invented in Europe. These entrepreneurs are leading the charge

Technology is being re-invented in Europe. These entrepreneurs are leading the charge | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The final phase of the Re-Inventors series highlights the exciting individuals launching the next wave of startups
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4 Ways Startups Can Harness Innovation and Disruption

4 Ways Startups Can Harness Innovation and Disruption | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Let 2017 be the year you take new risks, make bold decisions and find new ways to transform, innovate and disrupt.
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Warning! Are You Hindering Your Employees' Creativity?

Warning! Are You Hindering Your Employees' Creativity? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Startups tend to build multitasking champions. Daily, entrepreneurs and their team members deal with a fast-paced, ever-changing set of responsibilities demanding feedback, ideas and execution. And the inherent challenges can develop employees' knowledge, skills and persistence.

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British innovation caught in middle as China poses threat to the EU

British innovation caught in middle as China poses threat to the EU | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Both Brits and Chinese ought to know the world is ripe for breakthrough products.
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How banks are benefiting from fintech innovation

How banks are benefiting from fintech innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Digital disruption powered by nimble startups has bitten at the heels of many large financial organisations, but now the banking behemoths are striking back.

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Tech Visions That Will Become A Reality In The Next 25 Years

Tech Visions That Will Become A Reality In The Next 25 Years | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It is unbelievable how technology has developed over the last decade. Given this speed of development, tech predictions have a strong potential for becoming part of our everyday lives by 2040
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KPMGVoice: Innovation Brought To Life: The 3 Key Steps

KPMGVoice: Innovation Brought To Life: The 3 Key Steps | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Today’s unicorns and more established forward-thinking enterprises have several characteristics in common: They continuously disrupt their legacy or adjacent industries. They have rapid-response strategies to disruptive threats and opportunities. They discern the subtle changes in the market that can herald the next disruption down the road. And they strive to use what they learn to refine their innovation approaches—whether their ventures succeed or fail.

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The next horizon of innovation for pharma

The next horizon of innovation for pharma | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
An executive partner at Flagship Pioneering discusses what’s next for the industry, disruptive technologies, and patient care.

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Virtual reality in the workplace: Fact or fiction

Virtual reality in the workplace: Fact or fiction | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In recent years, virtual reality (VR) has captivated our imagination, filling the minds of the masses with potential use cases that seemed straight out of the pages of science fiction films.    

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Harnessing the Secret Structure of Innovation

Harnessing the Secret Structure of Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Sustained innovation success is not the result of artful intuition or heroic vision but of a deliberate search using key information signals.
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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Engineering Profession

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Engineering Profession | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Over the years, movies have often featured intelligent machines ruling our lives — think Optimus Prime in Transformers, The Terminator and Sonny in I, Robot. They all had one thing in common — the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
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Unlocking innovation budgets: How to tap into R&D tax incentives before it's too late

Unlocking innovation budgets: How to tap into R&D tax incentives before it's too late | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Research and development (R&D) is just as prominent in the world of agencies as it is in any scientist’s lab or engineer’s workshop. Take up of government support to maintain this fast R&D pace is on the up, but there’s still a long way to go. And while agencies with a 31 March year-end need to hurry to meet their R&D tax credit deadline, they could see a quick benefit if they do.

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Here's All the Proof You Need That Technology Is Utterly Transforming Our Society

Here's All the Proof You Need That Technology Is Utterly Transforming Our Society | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A team of Australian scientists recently announced plans to use 3D printing and virtual reality (VR) to bring a dinosaur back to life. No, it won’t actually be alive, but it will feel like it is. The team will 3D print a tactile version of the creature, and a VR experience will make the model feel real.
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How to Find Job Candidates That Are Really Innovative (and Not Faking It)

How to Find Job Candidates That Are Really Innovative (and Not Faking It) | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
To stock your company with innovators, you have to know what roles they play.
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Harnessing the Secret Structure of Innovation

Harnessing the Secret Structure of Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Sustained innovation success is not the result of artful intuition or heroic vision but of a deliberate search using key information signals.
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