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Future Innovation: Concept Microwave

Future Innovation: Concept Microwave | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

As you can imagine the future of the microwave? We can not do without such a device! Despite the fact that there is a theory about the harmful effects of microwaves on human health. And here was a project of real time. For cooking, such as chicken, you can keep away from the microwave. This can be done at a distance. Cooked food is projected on the wall. And you watch the movie. And expect a happy end! This project is worthy of admiration! Great idea! What do you think?

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How To Make Your Meetings Count

How To Make Your Meetings Count | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Effective collaboration doesn't just happen. The key to a high-performance team is brain science.
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Examples that show innovation can be easy

Examples that show innovation can be easy | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It’s about acting on an opportunity you have already recognized, or adapting existing solutions for other markets or industries...
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Why Asking Why Is So Important

Why Asking Why Is So Important | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

We all think we know how most of the things we work with a on a daily basis work. Take for example your computer, how does it work? How does the screen display those icons? How does the mouse/keypad work? How does the computer know when you’ve written on the keyboard?

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Rocket Mail? Shaving Robot? What Innovation Would You Like to See in 2012?

Rocket Mail? Shaving Robot? What Innovation Would You Like to See in 2012? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

This year’s theme, “Unlikely Innovation”, is particularly interesting for us. We know what you can do when given a difficult problem to solve. Now we’re asking you to name the problem you’d like to see solved. It can be serious or silly, world changing or relevant only to you. Capture it on film and you could join the ranks of others who have won this Challenge – and have seen their videos published and promoted to their peers.

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2011 Patent Grants: A New Record

2011 Patent Grants: A New Record | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The USPTO issued more utility patents in calendar year 2011 than in any year in history. The 2011 total – just shy of 225,000 issued patents – is only a small increase over 2010, but towers above all other historic figures. The previous record was set in 2006 with about 173,000 issued utility patents.

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A Disciplined Approach to Evaluating Ideas

A Disciplined Approach to Evaluating Ideas | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
"Make sure you ask the right questions at the right time." That's one memorable piece of advice from a leader at a global innovation powerhouse. Unfortunately, it is a piece of advice that is heeded too infrequently inside large companies.
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The Benefits of Starting a Think Tank

The Benefits of Starting a Think Tank | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The hardest part of building an innovative culture in an organization is getting it started. People aren't sure what they should or can do.
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Get your workers to embrace social innovation

Get your workers to embrace social innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The McKinsey Institute published the results of their fifth annual survey on how organizations use social technologies, it surveyed 4,200 executives to understand the developments and progress throughout the years and benefits of these social technology applications. They are being deployed for the purpose of process enhancements and operations. Secondly they’re being used to find new growth opportunities.

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Gadget Innovation: Kick this Mushroom to Charge Your Cell Phone

Gadget Innovation: Kick this Mushroom to Charge Your Cell Phone | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Finally a marriage of green technology and violence! Bracketron has just announced the Mushroom Green Zero charger. Appropriately named, it looks a bit like the fun fungi. By there’s no fungus among us, as this is green technology.

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How To Avoid Innovation Infarction

How To Avoid Innovation Infarction | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

As the son of a coach, and full-on sports participant in years past, I am not a stranger to exercise. I was doing push-ups daily before I entered kindergarten. I was an average athlete at best, but Dad was proud of how fit I was.

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Supercharging Productivity Through Workforce Innovation

Supercharging Productivity Through Workforce Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The relationship between I.T. and each company’s human resources is more important than ever. People are more mobile, more global and have higher expectations about their computing tools in the 24/7 global economy. The CIO’s role is changing—they now have to take an active role in employee satisfaction and staffing, attracting new talent and retaining existing talent.

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The Value of Having an Innovation Coach

The Value of Having an Innovation Coach | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Behavioural coaching is big business. Having your personal coach alongside you when you are making a significant change in your role has been invaluable to many executives. Equally in having external support when someone is either stepping up in the organization or making a significant change in their responsibilities has recognised value to that person and to the organization to manage the transition.

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Go Beyond the Business Blues

Go Beyond the Business Blues | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

For years I was trying to figure out what all my clients had in common. Opposable thumbs? Yes. The Isle of Langerhans. That, too. Big, fat opinions about everything. For sure.

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Interview with Innovative Textile Artist Astrid Krogh

Working with light, both the ungovernable daylight and the more controllable sources of artificial light, is essential to Astrid Krogh's activity. What transpires is a complex developmental process of analysis, processing, reworking, and design, where the specific context and its intrinsic qualities are crucial to the result.

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Karly Shelton's curator insight, May 30, 2015 8:48 PM

Krogh, an artist from Denmark, is rethinking the concept of tapestry and tranforming it with using fiber optics. Her goal is to reintroduce the tapestry into the contemporary art world. Her inspiration for the particular piece feautred in the video was Japanese Ikat weavings. The ay the colors blended together influenced the pieces for this exhibition in Miami. Krogh represents a growing number of contemporary artists that are welding together technology and textile arts.

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Innovation Lessons from Big Pharma

Innovation Lessons from Big Pharma | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

In a recent Op/Ed in the Wall Street Journal, Dr. Scott Gottlieb of the American Enterprise Institute identifies three lessons learned by the leading pharmaceutical companies in their R&D efforts. These findings are applicable to other industries as well and can be of benefit to practitioners of innovation.

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5 Reasons People Resist Change

5 Reasons People Resist Change | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Embracing change often allows your business to grow. So why do some individuals resist it?
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The rising cost of research

The rising cost of research | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Spending on research is rising almost everywhere – but is that because it costs more to do research, or because there’s more research being done? A new study commissioned by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation offers an answer: A bit of both, but especially more research.

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Book: The Innovation Master Plan.

Book: The Innovation Master Plan. | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Progress in every field requires a framework that makes the key principles and practices understandable and actionable. In his new book, The Innovation Masterplan, Langdon Morris presents a comprehensive new framework for innovation management.
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How to Implement Radical Business Models

How to Implement Radical Business Models | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
To be successful in radical business model innovation requires companies to go beyond the traditional modeling: ideas are only one part of the innovation equation.
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Crisis May Benefit Your Leadership Skills

Crisis May Benefit Your Leadership Skills | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Crisis, no matter how negative its connotation is bring forth certain benefits to ones leadership. If we come to realize and make use of our trials, we'll discover that it's not that bad after all.
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Disruptive Innovation: One Pair of Glasses at a Time

Disruptive Innovation: One Pair of Glasses at a Time | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Want to shake up an entire industry? Use this story as inspiration.

Where do you look for disruptive change opportunities in your business? Have you looked at your supply chain lately? I know. Hardly seems like the stuff of innovation. But it is.

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Patents and the lessons learned from Web 2.0

When Netscape went public in the fall of 1995, few of us understood that we were entering an era of constant and accelerating change. Since then, 16 years of Moore's Law has given us powerful and cheap hardware. The open-source software movement has made software that's worth millions of dollars freely available to anyone who can click a mouse. As one can see, reducing these natural barriers to entry has made it easier to start a Web services business. These same trends have had an interesting effect on intellectual property strategy.

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Twelve Decades of Innovations in Food Design: Edible Innovations

Twelve Decades of Innovations in Food Design: Edible Innovations | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

From Jell-O to Jiffy Pop, TV dinners to Tupperware, product design has radically altered the way we carry, cook, and consume food. While many food innovations fail the test of time (see a brief review of this past year’s new products and designs), some endure to become cultural icons of the most visceral kind—smells, tastes, and experiences that are part of our lives and social interactions to a degree that rivals the cultural contribution of any smartphone or electronic gadget.

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Four Ways Social Software Collaboration Technology Can Change Higher Education

New media and collaboration technologies have the potential to transform higher education in terms of the classroom, the learning process, the relationship between students and instructors, and how institutions conduct academic research.

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