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Goodbye, Knowledge Workers. Hello, Insight Workers!

Goodbye, Knowledge Workers. Hello, Insight Workers! | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

“In our pockets today sits more knowledge than any one one individual could have ever hoped to have in their lifetimes 15 years ago,” says Rich Lesser, chairman of North and South America for Boston Consulting Group. “There is a knowledge revolution [going] on.”

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Dual Transformation: The Three Moments of Crisis Every Organization Will Face

Clark Gilbert, Innosight advisor and former CEO of Deseret News and Deseret Digital Media, talks at the 2017 CEO Summit about the three crises of transformation.
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Using innovation as a key catalyst to develop economies

Using innovation as a key catalyst to develop economies | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation is a key catalyst to enhance, develop and grow economies and South Africa is not expected to this. These were some of the sentiments that were shared at the 2017 Symposium on Science Technology and Innovation in Tshwane.

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How to break through the gravitational pull of your legacy organization

How to break through the gravitational pull of your legacy organization | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Initial successes in a digital transformation often break down over time. Digital winners know what it takes to break through.

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The Art of the Prototype: Museums and Technology

The Art of the Prototype: Museums and Technology | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

In this interview, I talk with Chris Barr, the director of the Technology Innovation program at the Knight Foundation, about a new initiative: a collaboration between its arts and technology teams.

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You want innovation? Improvise. (I mean it)

You want innovation? Improvise. (I mean it) | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Improvisers produce 20% more product ideas and 25% more creative ideas than professional product designers.
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Museum meets virtual reality at Tower of David’s new Innovation Lab

Museum meets virtual reality at Tower of David’s new Innovation Lab | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Old City of Jerusalem institution expands role with aim of hosting 'startup ecosystem'
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Can Basic Income Plus The Blockchain Build A New Economic System?

Can Basic Income Plus The Blockchain Build A New Economic System? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
To stop society’s unsustainable demand for ever-more resources, we need to decentralize and localize our economy. Combining the new ledger technology with UBI may be the way to make that happen.

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Why big companies need to innovate like entrepreneurs

Why big companies need to innovate like entrepreneurs | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Eric Ries recalls having similar conversations with several startup founders. They'd tell him they hated everything about big companies - the bureaucracy, the politics, the corporate culture. To which Ries would respond: "If you hate big companies so much, why are you trying to create a new one?"
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From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, first captured Israel’s chutzpah-driven culture of innovation. The book endeavored to understand why, despite being a country confronted by significant existential threats and possessing limited natural resources, the Jewish state is home to more flourishing high-tech ventures than most other industrialized nations.
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The Key To Innovative Design — Embracing The Limits

The Key To Innovative Design — Embracing The Limits | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
How embracing constraints and rules can actually cultivate creativity
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Accenture Announces New Head of Blockchain Innovation

Accenture Announces New Head of Blockchain Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Global professional services giant Accenture has announced a new executive hiring as part of its focus on developing cross-industry blockchain initiatives.

The new team member, Iliana Oris Valiente, will serve as managing director and global blockchain innovation lead for Accenture's emerging technology group, which develops prototypes and cutting-edge solutions aimed ultimately to help organizations maximize their performance.

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As P&G celebrates 180 years of innovation, what can brands learn from its innovative culture?

As P&G celebrates 180 years of innovation, what can brands learn from its innovative culture? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
As Procter & Gamble (P&G) gets ready to celebrate its 180th anniversary at the end of this month, its evolving innovation practices and culture throughout the years in the face of digital disruption and emerging technologies is one of the many causes for celebration. So what can brands learn about innovation from a legacy company like P&G?

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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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The Heart of Innovation: Bottom Up Innovation!

The Heart of Innovation: Bottom Up Innovation! | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
If you are working with a team of any kind and are hoping for more innovation, know this: it's a function of "intrinsic motivation", not pep talks, carrots, sticks, or "new initiatives." Find out what people REALLY want to do and, assuming it is aligned with your organization's vision, give your blessings and get out the way.
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Why Hollow Innovations Don't Succeed

Why Hollow Innovations Don't Succeed | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In April, one of Silicon Valley's most backed startups of the last year was Juicero Inc. The San Francisco company's single-serving juice machine caught the imagination of investors, thanks in part to its internet connection and its healthy output, drawing in no less than $120 million from Google's venture capital arm among others. The single-serving packs would be delivered weekly to users at a cost, and the machine itself would have set you back $400.

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How container shipping could reinvent itself for the digital age

When McKinsey investigated containerization in 1967, we found that industry players would have to rethink everything. Is it time to rethink everything again?
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Inspiring innovation in a changing world

Inspiring innovation in a changing world | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A full house turned out at the Succeed in a Changing World event hosted by Callaghan Innovation and Activate Tairawhiti and designed to inspire innovation.
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Intellectual property laws demand a 21st-century solution

Intellectual property laws demand a 21st-century solution | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

When the South African government attempted to amend its laws in 1997 to avail itself of affordable generic medicines for the treatment of HIV/Aids, the full legal might of the global pharmaceutical industry bore down on the country, delaying implementation and extracting a high human cost. South Africa eventually won its case, but the government learned its lesson: it did not try again to put its citizens’ health and wellbeing into its own hands by challenging the conventional global intellectual property (IP) regime.

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Your Next Innovation Opportunity Might Be Right Next Door

Your Next Innovation Opportunity Might Be Right Next Door | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Good innovation opportunities are often just adjacent to your product or business
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The Art Of Ignorance In Innovation

The Art Of Ignorance In Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
You may find this very hard to believe, but the people in your organization who don't know what they're doing – the Ignorants, as I like to call them – are absolutely crucial for the future of your company. As paradoxical and illogical as this may sound, I believe one of the main tasks of modern leadership is to protect the 1% in your organization that is trying to do things that have never been done.

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Let’s Talk… Innovation

Let’s Talk… Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
This year, Australia continued its descent in the Global Innovation Index, dropping four places*. Now ranked 23rd, the nation’s innovation performance lags behind that of neighbour (and Rugby rival) New Zealand. This is concerning given the Federal Government’s $1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda, launched nearly two years ago, was intended to transform Australia into an innovation leader.

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Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation, disruption, accelerators, have all become urgent buzzwords in the Department of Defense and Intelligence community. They are a reaction to the “red queen problem” but aren’t actually solving the problem. Here’s why.
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Connectivity Is Key For Innovation To Scale

Connectivity Is Key For Innovation To Scale | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Earlier this year a study from the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research found that innovation was not only getting harder and harder, but it was also costing a lot more money.  The study found that to maintain the same level of research output as we've enjoyed in the past, we're having to throw an awful lot of money and manpower behind research and innovation.

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What Is Your Digital IQ? And 6 Simple Steps To Boost It

What Is Your Digital IQ? And 6 Simple Steps To Boost It | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The Digital IQs—a measurement of an organization’s abilities to harness and profit from technology—of most companies are getting lower over the last decade according to a PwC’s 2017 Global Digital IQ Survey: 10th anniversary edition. However, in most cases, this isn’t for lack of resources devoted to digital pursuits.
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Tapping growing potential of AI industry - Flipboard

Tapping growing potential of AI industry - Flipboard | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The global artificial intelligence market has experienced explosive growth in recent years, and this game-changing technology is now considered the "next big thing" after the mobile internet.
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