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You Can't Innovate If You Ignore Your Real Problems

You Can't Innovate If You Ignore Your Real Problems | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Struggling companies often look to momentary design solutions, but, Ziba's Sohrab Vossoughi warns, they won't succeed unless they embrace internal change.

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Disruptive Innovation Starts With You

Disruptive Innovation Starts With You | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

So what makes innovators different from the rest of us? Most of us believe this question has been answered. It’s a genetic endowment. Some people are right brained, which allows them to be more intuitive and divergent thinkers. Either you have it or you don’t. But does research really support this idea? Our research confirms others’ work that creativity skills are not simply genetic traits endowed at birth, but that they can be developed.

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How to Innovate When Platforms Won’t Stop Moving

How to Innovate When Platforms Won’t Stop Moving | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Business and technology platforms change faster now than ever. What does that mean for how companies compete?

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Nurturing a Vibrant Culture to Drive Innovation

Gore encourages belief in the individual, organization around small teams, recognition that people are in the same boat, and that all must “take the long view.”

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Are eroding barriers to entry hurting your business models?

Are eroding barriers to entry hurting your business models? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

In the Motorola story is the story of how the information age is making it harder and harder to win at business in the same old ways. Yet, at the same time, the information age is opening more opportunities for wealth creation – like Google’s mobile computing position – than ever before.

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Better Ideas Through Failure

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Amid worries that we are becoming less innovative, some companies are rewarding employees for their mistakes or questionable risks.

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The new Patent Law Effects You! The top ten reasons why you must have an idea management system

The new Patent Law Effects You! The top ten reasons why you must have an idea management system | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

With the new patent law, now more than ever you need an automated collaborative system for ideas. The new patent reform law has many ramifications and I want to look at one of them.

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14 Ideas for a Creativity Boost this Work Week

14 Ideas for a Creativity Boost this Work Week | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Here are 14 ideas for a creativity boost from a variety of different perspectives. These ideas will help whether you have a creative block or just need “permission” to boost your creativity in new directions today – or any day!

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Seth's Blog: The warning signs of defending the status quo

When confronted with a new idea, do you: Consider the cost of switching before you consider the benefits? Highlight the pain to a few instead of the benefits for the many?  And others stimulating questions...


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Clutter can kill creativity and innovation

Clutter can kill creativity and innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Career expert and author Jonathan Fields shares his insights in a guest post on the connection between order and workplace productivity, creativity, and innovation.
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Is the cloud the ultimate disruptive innovation?

Is the cloud the ultimate disruptive innovation? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Box.net CEO and co-founder Aaron Levie argues that cloud computing is unleashing a massive value shift across the enterprise IT ecosystem.
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Edward Tenner: Unintended consequences

TED Talks Every new invention changes the world -- in ways both intentional and unexpected. Historian Edward Tenner tells stories that illustrate the under-appreciated gap between our ability to innovate and our ability to foresee the consequences.
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An Open Innovation Story from Turkey: VESTEL Magneto

An Open Innovation Story from Turkey: VESTEL Magneto | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Success of Vestel Electronics is directly related to its dedication to innovation, to the high-quality research carried on in its large R&D centers and to its connections to national and international research organizations.
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Crowdsourcing: What It Is & How to Use It

Crowdsourcing: What It Is & How to Use It | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Working together to solve problems. That's crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing is the act of tapping... (Crowdsourcing: What It Is & How to Use It: Working together to solve problems.
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How is you idea perception (video by F.Haren)

An interesting animation presented by Mr Fredrik Haren for SKF's Asia

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Innovation: You Know You Want It, Now How to Implement It?

Innovation: You Know You Want It, Now How to Implement It? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation is the ability to convert ideas into value. Successful innovation is a process that delivers sustained, long term profitability.
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Effective Innovation Management? Back to Basics!

Effective Innovation Management? Back to Basics! | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
For years, management and business schools have vastly exaggerated the importance of tools and theories in delivering innovations to the markets effectively.
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Value Creation – The Ultimate Goal of Innovation

Value Creation – The Ultimate Goal of Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Many reason and rationales can be argued for the pursuit of innovation. Yet no purpose for or result from innovation can be more compelling than Value Creation.
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Searching for New Ideas - Technology Review

Searching for New Ideas - Technology Review | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Google's head of research explains why artificial intelligence is crucial to the search company's future.
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On Mobility and Innovation

Many midmarket companies are too big to act as nimbly as startups, yet they do not possess the same human and financial resources of their larger brethren. This can prevent CIOs from taking advantage of new opportunities — at least, in a timely fashion. Against these constraints, how exactly does a midmarket CIO quickly innovate?

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Education Innovation: What It Is and Why We Need More of It

Education Innovation: What It Is and Why We Need More of It | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Whether for reasons of economic growth, competitiveness, social justice or return on tax-payer investment, there is little rational argument over the need for significant improvement in U.S. educational outcomes.

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Innovation is the opposite of insanity

Today, a light hearted post in which I get to quote two of my favorite philosophers - Jimmy Buffet and Albert Einstein. Buffet write in Changes in Latitudes that if we can't laugh we'll all go insane. Einstein said that insanity was doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results.

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Learning from Asian Innovation

Learning from Asian Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Asian companies are different from Western companies in their approach to innovation.
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Partnering in Research and Innovation

Partnering in Research and Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

A communication from the European Commission on the benefits of cross sector partnership in promoting new knowledge and innovation.

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Andrrey Yatsenko's curator insight, February 14, 1:04 AM

Partnership  for  Development !

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How to Start the Practice of Collaborative Innovation

How to Start the Practice of Collaborative Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Today, many seek ways to transform the manner in which their organization convenes to solve problems and to reach a shared understanding of strategic intent. The practice of collaborative innovation offers a path forward.
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