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Ways to Kick Innovation Hampering Habits

Ways to Kick Innovation Hampering Habits | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Reality Check! Bad habits are devouring creativity in your organization. If this is not acceptable to you, read on for the top 3 individual and team bad habits, and how you can overcome them.
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Kenya Enjoying Impact of Digital Innovation

AN expert is encouraged at the uptake of digital innovation in Kenya, among other East African countries. Gilbert Saggia, the Managing Director: East Africa at SAP Africa, pointed out Kenya has made a significant progress in areas like cloud adoption, which were beneficial to the economy.
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How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolution

How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolution | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance company AIG was conducting a multi-country smart contract test, you’d have thought they were crazy. Certainly, the idea of putting an Arkansas chicken farm on a blockchain would have seemed ludicrous. The question of when blockchains would hit the mainstream was a legitimate one.
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America's 10 hottest cities for startups

America's 10 hottest cities for startups | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Tech startups are the small but mighty heroes of the innovation revolution. They create jobs, stimulate the economy and bring bold, often life-changing new ideas and inventions to the fore. Reflecting this rising trend, cities all across America are home to an ever-growing crop of transformative startups — and the next generation of skilled tech talent propelling them forward.

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A Simple, Powerful Method to Find Opportunities For Innovation

A Simple, Powerful Method to Find Opportunities For Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
While everyone recognizes that innovation is important and can create powerful results, it's fairly common that someone will ask me for a shortcut. Sometime during an innovation training workshop or innovation project, someone will inevitably ask about "low hanging fruit". What's the simplest, most powerful tool we can deploy for the biggest result?

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Marketers, You Want Innovation? Bring On The Engineers!

Marketing and advertising are sorely in need of innovation. Digital disruptions and changes in consumer behavior have turned upside down so many of the marketing and advertising practices of that past. Brands and retailers know that they can’t drive growth -- certainly not predictably and profitably -- unless they innovate across all of their commercial communications.

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How to become a Renaissance leader in today’s business world

How to become a Renaissance leader in today’s business world | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Are you interested in lots of different things rather than leaning toward becoming an expert in one subject? Here's how to become a jack of all trades.
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The Impact Of The VR Era On Connecting With Millennials And Gen Z

The Impact Of The VR Era On Connecting With Millennials And Gen Z | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Virtual reality: What started as a means of entertainment has blossomed into a revolutionary tool for brands to connect with modern consumers on a significantly deeper level, and no one is connecting more quickly than millennials and Gen Z.
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Investment Ideas in the Robotics Industry

Motley Fool Explorer recently spoke with the world's first actively-managed robotics fund. See what companies they believe could be excellent investment ideas in the space.

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The Secrets of Google’s Moonshot Factory

The Secrets of Google’s Moonshot Factory | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
How the tech giant is trying to leverage the science of breakthroughs and resurrect the lost art of invention
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4 Tech Trends That Will Transform the Business World in the Next 10 Years

4 Tech Trends That Will Transform the Business World in the Next 10 Years | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
These innovations are already well under way, and rapidly becoming more widespread.
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Innovative, Disruptive Methods Need Of The Hour For Corporates

Innovative, Disruptive Methods Need Of The Hour For Corporates | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Such instances have become an increasing trend, not just in the private but even in government sector. Job descriptions are also evolving in comparison
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4 Things Your Business Can Do to Start Innovating Right Now

4 Things Your Business Can Do to Start Innovating Right Now | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
“Innovation” is one of the business world’s most beloved buzzwords—but how often do we stop and ask ourselves what the term really means?
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Can the U.S. Repair Its Health Care While Keeping Its Innovation Edge?

Can the U.S. Repair Its Health Care While Keeping Its Innovation Edge? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The United States health care system has many problems, but it also promotes more innovation than its counterparts in other nations. That’s why discussions of remaking American health care often raise concerns about threats to innovation.

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Potatoes: One Path to Mindless Innovation

Potatoes: One Path to Mindless Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
hellofuture: innovation management, patents, technology strategy, new product development, program/project management consulting services
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A Strategist’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence

A Strategist’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
As the conceptual side of computer science becomes practical and relevant to business, companies must decide what type of AI role they should play.
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Productivity: Building A Better Future

The recent party conferences debated a host of economic and social policy issues, but underpinning cross-party calls to build a better future is the need to address the UK’s productivity challenge.
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Innovation to save money, water and power

Innovation to save money, water and power | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Technology has changed how we shop, travel, watch television and communicate.

Yet, for all the sectors embracing technology, government can sometimes lag behind.

“Part of this is simple human nature: government officials become personally invested in their past decisions,” explains internet entrepreneur Kalev Leetaru, who founded his first company as an 8th grader. “New and disruptive innovations that might cast doubt on the wisdom of those past decisions are viewed as a personal threat to their careers.”

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Does Engaging with Customers on Facebook Lead to Better Product Ideas?

Does Engaging with Customers on Facebook Lead to Better Product Ideas? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Feedback on social media can serve as a valuable source of information for companies, helping them to improve and develop products and services. Examples include Gillette, which launched the very first product for assisted shaving based on feedback inferred from social media, and Tesla, which improved the company’s app based in part on CEO Elon Musk’s reading a customer’s complaints on Twitter. At end of 2016, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky asked on Twitter what the company could launch in 2017.

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Why banks should be more like software companies

Why banks should be more like software companies | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The job title "head of emerging technology" is freighted with self-assurance; it seems to imply that someone holding such a position should be able to peer, Nostradamus-like, through the veil of futurity and bring back knowledge of the shape of things to come.

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Accenture Leverages Blockchain Technology Innovations for Enterprise IT Use

Accenture Leverages Blockchain Technology Innovations for Enterprise IT Use | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Blockchain technology consortium Accenture is leveraging all forms of innovations in Blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) in its bid to make the technology feasible for enterprise information technology (IT) application. The company is specifically focusing on security issues to prepare for the widespread adoption of Blockchain technology.

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China: a powerhouse of innovation

China: a powerhouse of innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A research report released recently by UBS recognized the innovation development of China in past five years, and predicts that China will become a global innovation powerhouse thanks to improved education quality, input in research and development and policy support to innovation, Economic Daily reported on Tuesday.
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4 Ways Leaders Can Get More from Their Company’s Innovation Efforts

4 Ways Leaders Can Get More from Their Company’s Innovation Efforts | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A recent McKinsey report found that while 84% of corporate executives think innovation is key to achieving growth objectives, only 6% are satisfied with the innovation performance of their firm. That’s quite a mismatch. It’s hard to imagine that a success rate that low would be tolerated in any other business function.
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Will Human Innovation Save Us From Future Extinction?

Will Human Innovation Save Us From Future Extinction? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Does the human ability to innovate suggest an immunity to total extinction? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.
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The earth is flat: Digital tipping points from Melbourne to Moscow

The earth is flat: Digital tipping points from Melbourne to Moscow | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Digital business holds the world up on its shoulders, like ancient Atlas. Digital giants create global platforms that are making our world ever flatter and more homogenous with each expansion of their reach and hold.

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Is Food the New Internet?

Is Food the New Internet? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In an age of ever-expanding, boundary-pushing innovations in food, reliable information is more vital than ever. Keeping in mind the timeless wisdom of previous generations, we're exploring the exciting work by research scientists and entrepreneurs in the field, and have partnered with Organic Valley to bring you stories from the front lines of the food system.

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