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What Does a Patent Office Mean For Detroit?

What Does a Patent Office Mean For Detroit? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The first-ever satellite office for the United States Patent and Trademark Office will open in July.
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What an Innovative Culture Looks Like

What an Innovative Culture Looks Like | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

An innovative corporate culture is one that supports the creation of new ideas and the implementation of those ideas. Leaders need to help employees see innovation in the right light.

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Identifying business value for innovation

Identifying business value for innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

When making decisions to adopt Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and planning for implementation and upgrade, you need to take into consideration your budget and the subsequent impact on operations. I suggest five tips for efficient implementation and utilization of ERP solutions based on my 18 years of experience of ERP consulting at Accenture’s Seoul office.

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Live from FEI EMEA: The Art of Innovation Management

Live from FEI EMEA: The Art of Innovation Management | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In the first afternoon session Hein de Keyzer, CEO at CogniStreamer introduced his Platform for Innovation.

About 10 years ago the main problem of Innovation Managers was, that it was hard to overlook the big picture- a strong need to optimize the Front End of Innovation became obvious.

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Open Innovation – Public vs Private

Open Innovation – Public vs Private | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

What are the similarities and differences when it comes to open innovation in the public and private sectors? I have been wondering about this question for a while and as I gather my thoughts, it would be great to hear other perspectives. Here you get my starting views for a good discussion.

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Collaborative Innovation Inside & Beyond the Firm – Two Worlds Become One

Collaborative Innovation Inside & Beyond the Firm – Two Worlds Become One | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
This year, a very interesting trend in collaborative innovation can be observed in Central Europe: The once distinct concepts of “Enterprise 2.0” and “Open Innovation” are merging.

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Intel Invests To Spur Connected Car Innovation

Intel Invests To Spur Connected Car Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Intel announced several automotive investments and initiatives to spur innovation and product development that will enable new and innovative connected car experiences.

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Defense Department Wants More Control over the Internet

Defense Department Wants More Control over the Internet | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The U.S.government says it must govern Internet technology more closely to protect against cyberattacks.

The U.S. Department of Defense may have funded the research that led to the Internet, but freewheeling innovation created the patchwork of privately owned technology that makes up the Internet today. Now the U.S. government is trying to wrest back some control, as it adjusts to an era when cyberattacks on U.S. corporations and government agencies are common.

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e-Books: Another Innovation Diffusion Problem

e-Books: Another Innovation Diffusion Problem | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Regular readers of this blog have probably realised that I read a fair number of books. The good news for book publishers is that I buy nearly all of these books (and the others are either legally free, or from the library). The interesting news for book publishers is that the format I use is changing.


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Under the sea with the startup ecosystem [Infographic]

Under the sea with the startup ecosystem [Infographic] | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how the startup world really works? Are you dying to know who the key players are in this mystical world?
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The evaluation metric that kills innovative ideas

I was speaking with a client recently who reminded me of the metrics her CEO had set out for innovative new ideas. While I think it is important to have clear goals and quantifiable metrics for innovations, I was a bit apprehensive about these measurements. Take a look at them and see if you can guess which one gives me the most concern.

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Boutique hotels bid to host travelers with unique, tailored experiences

Boutique hotels bid to host travelers with unique, tailored experiences | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Soverinn is an intention-based site which invites boutique hotels to create unique packages for travelers tailored to their needs.

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Who Are Your Organization's Entrepreneurs?

How useful would it be to identify the problem-solvers within your business? They're called entrepreneurs, and not all of them are created the same.
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Jonah Lehrer on the Science of Creativity & Innovation

Jonah Lehrer on the Science of Creativity & Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Creativity and innovation also develop from thinking inside the box - using inner-directed attention that is one of the assets of highly sensitive people.

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5 Innovative Uses Of Timeline For Facebook Pages

5 Innovative Uses Of Timeline For Facebook Pages | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

More than a pretty new layout, here are the ways Timeline is helping everyone from Coldplay to Sierra Club and The New York Times to Doctors Without Borders rethink their public personas.

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Woolworths launches Australia's first virtual supermarket

Woolworths launches Australia's first virtual supermarket | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Woolworths’ mobile shopping revolution continues with the unveiling of Australia’s first virtual supermarket.

Tjeerd Jegen, Woolworths Director of Supermarkets said: “The walls of Town Hall Station in Sydney have been converted into a virtual supermarket and will feature more than 120 of Woolworths’ most popular products across all product categories, including our famous fresh food”.

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Design Thinking Is A Cognitive And Intellectual Process That Balances The Rational And Emotional.

Design Thinking Is A Cognitive And Intellectual Process That Balances The Rational And Emotional. | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

What is Design Thinking? Because of the word “design” and many automatically associate it with the craft of design or design as a profession. Actually it is less to do with “design” and more with “system”. There are many ways to define "design thinking" and this list is not exhaustive.

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FutureScapes: The Role Of Technology In The Warming World Of 2025

FutureScapes: The Role Of Technology In The Warming World Of 2025 | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Think you’ll still be puttering away on your laptop, tablet, and smartphone a decade from now?

There will still be computers in 2025, but what will they be like, especially in a world where we’re short on power and minerals? Here are some scenarios about how our tech development might be shaped by global factors in the next two decades.

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Lucien Engelen: Crowdsource your health

You can use your smartphone to find a local ATM, but what if you need a defibrillator?

At TEDxMaastricht, Lucien Engelen shows us online innovations that are changing the way we save lives, including a crowdsourced map of local defibrillators.


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Leading Your Peers? It Takes Magic

Leading Your Peers? It Takes Magic | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Managing those who can say no to you is a huge challenge. I recommend the Tinker Bell theory.

Leading your direct reports is challenging. Leading those over whom you do not have direct authority can be next to impossible. Unless of course you have Tinker Bell on your side!


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‘My Way’ – 3 characters, 5 innovation lessons

‘My Way’ – 3 characters, 5 innovation lessons | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
‘My Way’ has been translated, adapted, sung by millions. Everything has been said about it, and yet, here is my take on it: a story of three characters and five innovation lessons.

Our first character was Claude François, a French pop singer, who composed a song ‘Comme d’habitude’, meaning ‘As usual’.

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5 Fears Employees Wish They Could Tell Their Boss

5 Fears Employees Wish They Could Tell Their Boss | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Right or wrong, most employees are afraid of what their boss might think or say or if they told them half of what they’re thinking.
This stems partly from the consequences a boss can wield if employees step too far out of line, but it also comes from a common personality difference between bosses and front line employees.

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3 Ways to Shrink Your Start-up Legal Costs

3 Ways to Shrink Your Start-up Legal Costs | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

You’ve got a killer idea, a well-researched business plan, and enough capital (you think) to at least get it off the ground. Before you get too far, however, have you factored in legal expenses? It's a cost that optimistic entrepreneurs sometimes forget about or downplay.

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Innovation - Nature or Nurture?

Innovation - Nature or Nurture? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

‘Yes’, there’s broad consensus that a holistic approach (incorporating Direction/Intent, Execution/Delivery, Collaboration/KM & People/Organization) is the best way to innovate, and ‘No’, there’s broad agreement that there is no one way to drive innovation (bottom up, top down, a mixture etc – it all depends on the company) but one interesting question remains….can every company innovate successfully? Is Innovation based on ‘Nature’ or ‘Nurture’?

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Infosys Sees More European Companies for Sale in Hunt for Takeover Deals

Infosys Sees More European Companies for Sale in Hunt for Takeover Deals | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Infosys Ltd., which has the most cash among India’s computer-services providers, said the number of European companies with “broken” economic models has risen, increasing opportunities for acquiring them.

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