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Co-creation – the challenge of together

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Co-creation is not just a buzzword, it is very real and very much alive. I was curious about how co-creation is practiced in different fields from business, design, the arts to technology in order to identify strategic opportunities for innovation which would be profitable, fun, engaging and developmental for everyone involved.

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Driving innovation to become a global player

Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc., also known as IMI, is one of the leading global providers of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and power semiconductor assembly and test services (SATS) in the world. CEO, Arthur Tan, speaks to The Worldfolio about the industrialization in the Philippines and IMI’s business operations.

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Use This Model to Find the Opportunities for Innovation That Everyone Else Misses

Entrepreneurs are always seeking market openings and opportunities to introduce new products. Sometimes this seeking leads them to unusual or arcane opportunities when more valuable and straightforward opportunities abound right under their noses. We all tend to suffer from the safety of sameness--trying to create a slightly new or better mousetrap, when there are a host of opportunities to innovate the mousetrap.
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Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

We Need To Shift From Teaching How To Answer Ask Questions To Learning How To Ask Them
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How to thrive in the new regulatory age

How to thrive in the new regulatory age | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Banking is being reshaped by technological innovation and growing regulatory demands, giving rise to an opportunity for disruptive innovation.
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Growth Takes Off When Smart People Are Neighbors

Growth Takes Off When Smart People Are Neighbors | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Governments everywhere need policies to get the best and brightest in proximity to one another.
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Expert culture has killed the innovator in workplaces

Expert culture has killed the innovator in workplaces | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Over the last few decades, the Western world has had an increasingly specialised workforce, with workers trained in narrow skills, for increasingly narrow positions. However, the more narrow our jobs have become, the less capable we have become in inventing new technologies, products and ideas.

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Leadership, Success and Peace of Mind in Uncertain Times

We live in times of extraordinary disruption, and equally extraordinary possibility. Our ability to see the extraordinary possibilities before us, our desire to become possibility thinkers, communicators, and leaders is critical on a multiplicity of levels.

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How We Rank The Most Innovative Growth Companies

How We Rank The Most Innovative Growth Companies | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Methodology for the Most Innovative Growth Companies List 2017.
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15 Blockchain and Bitcoin-Focused Startup Incubators Bringing Together Cryptography, Software, and Technology

15 Blockchain and Bitcoin-Focused Startup Incubators Bringing Together Cryptography, Software, and Technology | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
As the blockchain-focused community of entrepreneurs expands worldwide, so does the ecosystem aimed to support and nurture top-performing solutions. Being FinTech-focused is not enough – experienced professionals are branching out to blockchain-focused entities, incubating and accelerating development and deployment of DLT-based solutions across industries.
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The difference between running live and running behind: a shift from a federated to an enterprise-wide analytics approach

The difference between running live and running behind: a shift from a federated to an enterprise-wide analytics approach | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Few things are as popular as a competitive differentiator as analytics is, especially in this age of disruption and breakneck competition. Advanced analytics can make the difference between which businesses are running live and which ones are running behind.
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4 Ways Agility Protects the Status Quo (And 5 Reasons Anticipation is Better)

4 Ways Agility Protects the Status Quo (And 5 Reasons Anticipation is Better) | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Organizations that have adopted an anticipatory mindset and culture enjoy a variety of powerful advantages over those that rely on strategies that simply aren’t as effective as they once might have been.
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Grads of LifeVoice: Four Ways That Technology Can Reinvent Work In The Digital Age

Grads of LifeVoice: Four Ways That Technology Can Reinvent Work In The Digital Age | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It’s been said that Thomas Edison designed thousands of light bulb prototypes before he created one that could actually be used by the masses. Imagine if he had thrown in the towel after his first 10 attempts? Or his first 1,000? Well over 125 years later, business is starting to recognize the method to Edison’s madness: failing fast to create lasting innovation.
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Seven Techniques For Getting Creatively Unstuck

Seven Techniques For Getting Creatively Unstuck | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
If you solve problems for a living, you’ve probably had it happen. Just when you least expect it — and just when you need to be brilliant — you’re suddenly blocked. You pour on the coffee and tell yourself you’ll power it out. But all you produce is the jitters. You try burning the midnight oil, and all you do is exhaust yourself. Face it: your “idea factory” has decided to shut down. You’re stuck.

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This Magic Dutch Traffic Light Helps Cyclists Avoid Stopping

This Magic Dutch Traffic Light Helps Cyclists Avoid Stopping | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The “Flo” system uses cute creatures to tell cyclists to speed up or slow down to catch a green light.
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A holistic approach to program management

A holistic approach to program management | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
When program management works, the benefits can be tangible and measurable. Yet, so often, the expected efficiency gains fall significantly short of the mark.

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Why personas harm innovation—what to do next

Why personas harm innovation—what to do next | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
There is a misconception that personas help us design clear goals for our customers in order for them to maximise whatever our business offers.
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Why We Need More Innovators, Now

Over the past eighteen months, through great political and economic change, we have all been affected by the early stages of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This revolution means that technology and accompanying innovation has enormous impact not only on our local and global economy, but also in every area of our life.
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To stay in the game universities need to work with tech companies

To stay in the game universities need to work with tech companies | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The world of higher and professional education is changing rapidly. Digitally-enabled learning, in all its forms, is here to stay. Over the last five years, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have enabled universities to share their expertise with millions across the world. This shows how rapidly developing digital technologies can make learning accessible.

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Why Disruptive Innovation Requires Looking Beyond the Experts

Why Disruptive Innovation Requires Looking Beyond the Experts | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Want to do something new and disruptive? Want to change the status quo? Here’s some advice — be careful before consulting “experts.”
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To see what’s coming next, focus on what never changes.

To see what’s coming next, focus on what never changes. | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Trend spotters are usually obsessed with new technologies. They should be obsessed with human nature.

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Can’t think of any female leaders in tech? It’s not because they don’t exist

Can’t think of any female leaders in tech? It’s not because they don’t exist | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
There are Australian women who are technology superstars but their success stories aren’t known. We need to change this so they can become role models
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Innovation is About Changing Perspectives

When most of us think about innovation, we think about leading edge products, AI technology, or advances in science. Innovation, in its very nature is about brand-new, never-been-seen-before, world firsts. Right? Well, in many cases, yes. But, it doesn't have to be.

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How Wearable Technology Is Disrupting the Business World

How Wearable Technology Is Disrupting the Business World | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A century ago, efficiency expert Frederick Taylor conducted time and motion studies by examining iron workers individually to derive insights that could be generalized. Now, we have seen the evolution of such studies through use of wearable computing devices with data analysis and feedback for the improvement of performance.
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Innovation Begins with a Shift in Perspective; It's Personal 

The team at Ode Management asked me to introductory video for their audience of event planners, speaker bureaus and agents. The topic was innovation and my mission was to keep it casual and brief, with a target length of two minutes. I guess I was too excited. On my first take, I overshot that goal by 10 minutes and needed to re-record it. However, I couldn’t bring myself to delete this though! Instead, I wanted to share it with you here.

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Innovation Tip From the Upper Paleolithic: Mix With People Who Are Nothing Like You

Innovation Tip From the Upper Paleolithic: Mix With People Who Are Nothing Like You | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
When paleontologists looked closely at the archaeological record from the transition from the Middle to Upper Paleolithic, they noticed it was punctuated by brief periods during which many new tools, art, and technologies suddenly appeared on the scene. They’ve tended to think these “bursts” of innovation were caused by changes in climate or biology.
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