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What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans

What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

A simple Google image search on “big data” reveals numerous instances of three dimensional one’s and zero’s, a few explanatory infographics, and even the interface from The Matrix. So what does “big data” look like, within human comprehension?

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Breakthrough technologies fundamentally change the game

The right combination of breakthrough technologies (such as 3-D printing, machine-to-machine communications, and advanced robotics) can help CPG companies achieve breakout performance.
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The 4 Traps of Internal Innovation

The 4 Traps of Internal Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Companies today more than ever are feeling the need for internal innovation. Even as demand and business uncertainty increases, the average lifespan among Fortune 500 companies has fallen, from around 75 years to a mere 18 years.
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Stuck in the Middle: Why Innovation Dies and What to Do About It

Stuck in the Middle: Why Innovation Dies and What to Do About It | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation is increasingly viewed as the key to future success for today’s companies and as the engine that creates new businesses.
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We're Entering A New Era of Mass Collaboration

In 1991, Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel on the web and invited anyone who wanted to download, use and modify it. In an amazingly short time, a community built up around Torvalds' initial code and their contributions transformed it into an operating system that rivaled those of even corporate giants like Microsoft.

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These Five Companies Are Creating The Opportunity Of The Century

History has shown that a single event can launch the dreams of a generation, and this one is hanging right over your head! (You have noticed it, right?)
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The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.

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C-Lab: Instilling a Spirit of Adventure and Startup Culture at Samsung

C-Lab: Instilling a Spirit of Adventure and Startup Culture at Samsung | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
I’ve been working as an engineer at Samsung since 2011, and the changes when it comes to my day-to-day work while challenging my creativity and capabilities to the fullest, have been exhilarating.
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Should Startups And Big Corporations Collaborate?

Should Startups And Big Corporations Collaborate? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The rate of technological disruption has increased exponentially in recent years, shaking the foundations of countless industries. Insurgent organizations, agile young startups with nothing to lose, have entered markets with lower priced offerings that offer greater convenience, and left established giants previously thought untouchable in ruins.

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How Strong is Your Innovation Evidence?

How Strong is Your Innovation Evidence? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
What’s your mix of experiments for exploration and validation of a new business idea? More importantly, how strong is that evidence for understanding if customers will pay for your business idea? We explain.
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Tomorrow's Cities: Singapore's plans for a smart nation

Tomorrow's Cities: Singapore's plans for a smart nation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Singapore is aiming to be the world's first Smart Nation - but what does that actually entail?
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Driving innovation [1/2]: a portfolio perspective

Driving innovation [1/2]: a portfolio perspective | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In every sector, it’s possible to notice growing efforts towards innovation. More and more organizations do not take their market and own relevance for granted, and realize that some [widely applied] strategies to maintain and grow their businesses [like plain price competition, and aggressive portfolio expansion, among others] may incubate serious near and long term fragilities.
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Linear Thinking in a Nonlinear World

Linear Thinking in a Nonlinear World | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Test yourself with this word problem: Imagine you’re responsible for your company’s car fleet. You manage two models, an SUV that gets 10 miles to the gallon and a sedan that gets 20. The fleet has equal numbers of each, and all the cars travel 10,000 miles a year. You have enough capital to replace one model with more-fuel-efficient vehicles to lower operational costs and help meet sustainability goals.

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You Don’t Need to Choose a Methodology to Innovate

You Don’t Need to Choose a Methodology to Innovate | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Which method do you choose? Design Thinking? Agile? Lean Startup? Answer: All? None? Who cares?!

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Is a “robot tax” really an “innovation penalty”?

Is a “robot tax” really an “innovation penalty”? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
When Bill Gates recently suggested robots should pay income tax like any other employee, I didn’t immediately disagree. I applaud Gates’ bold thinking to help solve one of society’s biggest upcoming challenges: embracing automation in a way that “lifts all boats” instead of leaving large swaths of society behind.

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Innovatie management software: 6 grote valkuilen en hoe je die kan tackelen

Innovatie management software: 6 grote valkuilen en hoe je die kan tackelen | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Idea management software oplossingen bestaan in alle maten en gewichten. Er zijn gratis tools tot geavanceerde oplossingen zoals CogniStreamer. In dit artikel beschrijven we zes valkuilen die klanten kunnen maken bij de keuze en uitrol van een idea management oplossing. Per valkuil geven we ook een mogelijke oplossing om deze te vermijden. De informatie is gebaseerd op meer dan tien jaar ervaring die CogniStreamer met idea management en open innovatie oplossingen heeft.

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Why you probably don’t want innovation

Why you probably don’t want innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Everyone seems to want innovation these days, it’s why I’ve got it in my title.
Nobody really know’s what it is, but everybody and I mean everybody, wants it.
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Truly Great Innovators Do These 4 Things

In the process of researching my book, Mapping Innovation, I talked to dozens of successful innovators, from world class scientists seeking a cure for cancer and new computing architectures, to senior executives at big corporations and entrepreneurs at startups. It was a pretty diverse group.

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Building a smart city is about more than just connectivity

Building a smart city is about more than just connectivity | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The smart city concept has leapfrogged theory to reality, as a growing number of global business capitals and trade hubs have bought in. This new cocktail of next-gen infrastructure, dense urbanization, and commercial clout offers the tantalizing possibility of a smart economy.
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10 Things Companies Do That Make Their Most Innovative Employees Leave

10 Things Companies Do That Make Their Most Innovative Employees Leave | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The buck for innovation success stops at the desks of the CEO and his executive team TISI +%. It is ultimately their job to create an environment in which innovation can flourish. Although there may be real challenges with poorly run labs, there are innovation managers who get it and try to do the right things. Their efforts are often frustrated by how their company makes decisions on strategy and innovation.
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Most of the time, innovators don’t move fast and break things

Most of the time, innovators don’t move fast and break things | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
If we abandon the cult of the Great White Innovator, we will understand the history of technology in a much deeper way
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Reassembling the Value Network for Business Model Innovation

Reassembling the Value Network for Business Model Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A company never creates value in isolation. There are always other companies involved in some way to realising and delivering the final product for the customer. Such value chains of companies optimise connections on their complementary capabilities, which enables each to focus on what they’re good at.
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Chasms, criteria and innovation

Chasms, criteria and innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The concept of the ambidextrous organization is gaining traction.  It describes companies who can innovate in the current business at the same time as creating new business options for the future.
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How to Increase an Idea's Adoption Rates

How to Increase an Idea's Adoption Rates | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
We know from experience that formal leaders influence the behavior of those in their chain of command. CEOs, lead scientists, general managers, and so on. But there's a difference between power and status — some leaders may have status and no power, while others just the opposite.

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The Future Agency: Inside the big business of imagining the future

The Future Agency: Inside the big business of imagining the future | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In the Dubai of 2050, the world looks both instantly familiar and utterly strange. Here, urban planning is driven by an omniscient AI installed at the top of a skyscraper; your smart bathroom mirror tracks your physical health; and you interface with the government through a personalized “genie,” a hologram in the form of a virtual Emirati gentleman in traditional garb. All of these future products are skinned in a particular visual aesthetic of friendly white-on-black animated icons like a minimalist, sentient version of Apple’s iOS.
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What the hell does “Minimum Viable Product” actually mean anyway?

What the hell does “Minimum Viable Product” actually mean anyway? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Elon Musk on making sense of a confusing idea
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