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Crowdsourcing: Tapping into the Business Collective


The Internet connects billions of people worldwide, each with their own skills or knowledge, but in isolation their knowledge can only impact their direct circles.
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Meet the female innovators making brands fit for the modern woman

Meet the female innovators making brands fit for the modern woman | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Spotting an underserved pool of female consumers, these founders were determined to shake up their respective markets.
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Europe’s tech ambition: To be the world’s digital policeman

Europe’s tech ambition: To be the world’s digital policeman | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The Continent’s policymakers want to determine how companies and their users behave online.
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Innovative Technology Would Not Be Possible Without Scientific Research

Innovative Technology Would Not Be Possible Without Scientific Research | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
How does scientific research translate into real world applications? For starters, your GPS wouldn't work without Einstein's theory of relativity.
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Exploring frameworks and methods you need to know as an Innovator

Exploring frameworks and methods you need to know as an Innovator | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Recently, well actually, over the past twelve or eighteen months, I was asked to explore and explain different frameworks that the innovator might need to know, or at least have an opinion upon.

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The Great Disruption: A FinTech Snapshot

The Great Disruption: A FinTech Snapshot | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
New financial technologies are facilitating increasingly intricate flows of capital and are opening up a new era of economic growth. New markets, new asset classes, and new ways of creating and exchanging value are just the beginning.
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Is Entrepreneurship Really a Ticket to Unlimited Income?

In the United States, we celebrate entrepreneurship as the ultimate representation of the American dream. If you have a good idea and work hard enough, you can achieve anything. Since you’ll be working for yourself, you’ll be in charge of all the decisions, including how the company grows, and how much of a salary you withdraw. And since there aren’t many limitations on corporate growth, owning a business could be your ticket to practically unlimited income.

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The Heart of Innovation: Are You an Idea Addict?

The Heart of Innovation: Are You an Idea Addict? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
There are lots of things in this world people get addicted to: alcohol, nicotine, heroin, sex, and iPhones -- just to name a few. But perhaps the biggest addiction of them all is the addiction to our own ideas. Here's how it works:

We think something up. We feel a buzz. We tweak it, we name it, we pitch it, and POOF, the addiction begins.

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Business Innovation And Stock Selection

"Innovation is the engine that pushes companies forward, and an innovative corporate culture is one of the primary drivers of long-term value for companies."
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Powering radical growth in a digital world

Powering radical growth in a digital world | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Watch global thought leaders, corporate executives and disruptive entrepreneurs share their insights and experiences at Innovation Realized 17 as they discuss how companies can exploit the upside of disruptive innovation to power radical growth in today’s global digital world.
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How One Insurance Firm Learned to Create an Innovation Culture

How One Insurance Firm Learned to Create an Innovation Culture | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
More and more companies are realizing they must reinvent their cultures by infusing innovation into their DNA. Unlike startups that get to shape culture from scratch, established companies must transform existing norms, values, and assumptions in ways that inspire everyone to innovate — not just at the top of the organization, but at all levels.

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Managing the 4 Pillars of Global Procurement

Managing the 4 Pillars of Global Procurement | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Organizations with a global presence face multiple challenges when attempting to streamline their international procurement. Managing the “4 pillars" of global procurement - people, process, technology, and supply chain - is crucial for ensuring a global approach to standardizing technology infrastructure for the enterprise.

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Every State's Most Important Food Innovation

Every State's Most Important Food Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Every state has added something unique to the American culinary landscape, whether it be a classic sauce, a popular chain restaurant or even distinct sandwich.
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The Essential Digital Strategies

The Essential Digital Strategies | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The reality today is that despite seemingly endless advances and a steady river of emerging technologies, many of the key insights, strategies, and lessons in the digital age have still yet to be discovered. Looking back, we are frankly still early in the pioneering phase of digital, despite significant early ground being claimed and several generations of impressive success stories emerging.
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How an Open Approach to Patents Could Help Build a Sustainable Future

How an Open Approach to Patents Could Help Build a Sustainable Future | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
When patents are shared freely, industries benefit from a collaborative environment. This leads to more innovation and advancement.
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To spur innovation, teach A.I. to find analogies

To spur innovation, teach A.I. to find analogies | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A method for teaching artificial intelligence analogies through crowdsourcing could allow a computer to search data for comparisons between disparate problems and solutions, highlighting important—but potentially unrecognized—underlying similarities.
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It's Not Just the Tech Industry That's Responsible for Economic Segregation

It's Not Just the Tech Industry That's Responsible for Economic Segregation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Not too long ago, cities were bending over backward to attract high-tech companies, which they saw as offering good, high paying jobs. City after city developed programs designed to turn them into the “next Silicon Valley.”

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Blockchain: Every Company is at Risk of Being Disrupted by a Trusted Version of Itself

Blockchain: Every Company is at Risk of Being Disrupted by a Trusted Version of Itself | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Blockchain will disrupt every industry. Blockchain is a disruptive technology because of it’s ability to digitize, decentralize, secure and incentivize the validation of transactions. A wide swath of industries are evaluating blockchain to determine what strategic differentiation can exist for their businesses by leverage Blockchain.
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Concept of gadget that extends the capabilities of the human hand

Concept of gadget that extends the capabilities of the human hand | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
According to the author of the product, when creating the device, it was inspired by the original meaning of the word “prosthesis”. Its original meaning is “to expand the possibilities of the existing”, and not “replace the lost”.
This extends the functionality of the human hand. The design elements of the innovative gadget are printed on a 3D printer in order to simulate the natural movement of the finger as much as possible.
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Should Innovators Reveal How Much They Let Technology Make Creative Choices?

Should Innovators Reveal How Much They Let Technology Make Creative Choices? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Is it true? Do the most creative people generate ideas straight out of their heads without any outside help? That's what most people would tell you. But the reality is that the best innovators boost their creative output with the help of structured tools like patterns and even technology.

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What do I look for in a pitch?

What do I look for in a pitch? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
After giving this talk to several groups in our network, I’m sharing the slides here in an attempt to demystify one of the most common questions founders have and spread some tribal knowledge — what do I look for in a pitch?
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These 7 Forces Are Changing the World at an Extraordinary Rate

These 7 Forces Are Changing the World at an Extraordinary Rate | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It was the Greek philosopher Heraclitus who first said, “The only thing that is constant is change.”

He was onto something. But even he would likely be left speechless at the scale and pace of change the world has experienced in the past 100 years—not to mention the past 10.

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Starting a digital transformation? What you must get right from the start 

Starting a digital transformation? What you must get right from the start  | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In the very near future, every successful company will become a digital business. But not every company making the attempt will be successful. It’s hard to predict the winners, and the companies who won’t  make it, because every situation is unique.

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Travellers need digital innovations in luggage

Travellers need digital innovations in luggage | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The founders of luggage startup Horizn Studios explain how its products incorporate smart technology to serve a new generation of travellers in this exclusive movie produced by Dezeen.

The Berlin-based startup was co-founded by entrepreneurs Stefan Holwe and Jan Roosen, who claim millennial travellers are looking for luggage that incorporates digital innovation.

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Is it time for a slow innovation movement?

Is it time for a slow innovation movement? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Anyone working in a creative or innovation role will be familiar with what the Enlightenment French philosopher Diderot termed l’esprit d’escalier (staircase wit) - the perfect thought arrives, but just too late to be useful.
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A tale of two cities: urbanization’s impact on old and new

A tale of two cities: urbanization’s impact on old and new | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

More than half the world's population currently resides in cities and that number is set to swell to 66 percent by 2050, according to the United Nations. This likely doesn't come as much of a shock to people already living in a bustling metropolis like New York City or Hong Kong, where one need only to peer outside, or better yet — glance at their monthly rent check to appreciate the rising demand for urban real estate.
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