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Innovation needs to extend beyond city borders, Labor warns

Innovation needs to extend beyond city borders, Labor warns | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Labor MP Ed Husic has cautioned that having clusters of startups located in Australia's major cities is a 'system weakness' to creating an innovative ecosystem in Australia.
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Five Principles for Building Corporate Innovation Ecosystems

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It is undeniable that the world around us is changing. Technology and software have transformed large parts of business; and continues to do so in more and more dramatic ways. Corporate leadership would have to be in a special kind of denial to not see how these changes in technology and economics are impacting their businesses. There is no longer the option to keep our heads in the sand. Companies have to respond. What is more challenging now is deciding exactly what companies should do.
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How The Tech Industry Has Dramatically Changed The Face Of Job Interviews

How The Tech Industry Has Dramatically Changed The Face Of Job Interviews | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Here's the story behind questions like, "What's your favorite '90s jam?"
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This reimagined wheelbarrow is revolutionary

The Hippo Water Roller is used to gather water in developing countries. It was designed by two South Africans who grew up in rural areas.
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Bank Innovation Launches BankBoost App to Answer Fintech Questions

Bank Innovation Launches BankBoost App to Answer Fintech Questions | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Bank Innovation today officially launches BankBoost, a new app that fosters information discovery in the fintech industry. BankBoost is an "answerbase,"
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Key Performance Metrics In The Innovation Department

Key Performance Metrics In The Innovation Department | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Over the past two years, I have enjoyed writing about intellectual property (IP) as it pertains to startups and business in general. My passion for business also includes improving processes and efficiency by implementing technology and embracing innovation.
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How IKEA wants to drive change in our food industry

How IKEA wants to drive change in our food industry | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
IKEA known for its home furnishings has made major strides to uncover ideas and solutions to become more environmentally sustainable. Most recently it has teamed up with Space 10, which serves as IKEA’s external innovation hub whose goal is to inspire and introduce fresh perspectives and solutions for major challenges facing urban living. Space 10 recently introduced The Farm, which is an IKEA-hacked aquaponic garden that would allow for food to be grown right inside IKEA’s restaurants.
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Passion-driven Innovation to Save Our Oceans

Passion-driven Innovation to Save Our Oceans | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Fixing problems is exciting stuff. Yet in the end, it’s less complicated than measuring problems or preventing them in the first place. That’s where you need big institutions. Cities like Seattle and San Francisco banned plastic bags; Congress passed a ban on microbeads to take effect in July 2017. Since 1972, the Ocean Dumping Act has reinforced no-dumping laws with stiff penalties.
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Europe's Most Innovative Universities

Europe's Most Innovative Universities | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
At first glance, the most innovative universities in Europe don't appear to have much in common. Some are Catholic schools, some are secular, others are state-run and some are private. One is 920 years old. Another has been an independent institution for less than a decade. They’re scattered across the continent, some in large cities, others in rural areas.
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Diversity: A Driver of Innovation

Diversity: A Driver of Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Take a look at the people around you at work. What do you notice? Well, we all differ from one another. But appearances aren't the only way we differ, it's the unique views and backgrounds that we bring that can help you boost your creativity at work. Diversity is a driver of creativity.
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Innovation is a gift worth getting: Competing for the future starts with letting go of the past

Innovation is a gift worth getting: Competing for the future starts with letting go of the past | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Every day when you get to the office, there is a surmountable volume of work that greets. The list is usually pretty long, with calls to return, to do items stacked up, emails overflowing, meetings, marketing and sales planning to fill the pipeline. It’s all in a day’s work. But what if one day you woke up and noticed that the volume of work was notably less?
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These DIY Eco-Friendly 'Air Conditioners' Are Cooling Down Bangladesh

These DIY Eco-Friendly 'Air Conditioners' Are Cooling Down Bangladesh | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Out in the sticks of Bangladesh, the threat of flooding means that 70 percent of the population live in corrugated tin huts, most of which aren’t hooked up to an electricity supply. In the heat of the summer, this can practically turn these houses into ovens.
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World Bank seeking tech education advice in Israel

World Bank seeking tech education advice in Israel | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
"We believe that science technology is a language, and the earlier you get to learn it the easier it will be."
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Designed in China: Can China innovate?

Designed in China: Can China innovate? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
For the last 30 years, China has been the workshop of the world. That manufacturing growth has transformed it into the world's second-largest economy.
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5 Criteria That Make Operational Innovation Teams Deliver Business Results

5 Criteria That Make Operational Innovation Teams Deliver Business Results | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Many organizations have started to set up innovation teams, innovation labs, and other innovation structures to introduce business innovation initiatives through operational innovation. However, I have worked with senior operational executives that are unable to motivate their innovation teams to translate these innovations into operational and commercial business outcomes. 
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Innovation Shifts From Products To Solutions

The world of corporate R&D is undergoing a tectonic shift. Companies are moving away from their traditional, narrow focus on product innovation and into software and services innovation aimed at providing more comprehensive customer experiences. Are you selling smartphones, or are you selling connectivity and a media interface? Are you selling automobiles, or are you selling mobility?
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Hoe je ervoor zorgt dat taal technologische innovatie kan bijhouden

Hoe je ervoor zorgt dat taal technologische innovatie kan bijhouden | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Externe eenvoud vraagt in dit geval om interne complexiteit.Externe eenvoud vraagt in dit geval om interne complexiteit.
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Microsoft + LinkedIn: With Great Innovation Comes Great Responsibility

Microsoft + LinkedIn: With Great Innovation Comes Great Responsibility | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s announcement of its intent to acquire LinkedIn was certainly an exciting way to start the week. It’s an interesting combination – the world’s largest business social network coming together with the world’s largest business technology provider. Since the news broke, we’ve seen much speculation around why Microsoft and LinkedIn have agreed to come together in the largest acquisition in Microsoft’s history.
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Innovation Shifts from Products to Solutions

Innovation Shifts from Products to Solutions | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The world of corporate R&D is undergoing a tectonic shift. Companies are moving away from their traditional, narrow focus on product innovation and into software and services innovation aimed at providing more comprehensive customer experiences. Are you selling smartphones, or are you selling connectivity and a media interface? Are you selling automobiles, or are you selling mobility?
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The Four Vital Levers to Sell Your Ideas Internally

The Four Vital Levers to Sell Your Ideas Internally | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
By supporting the intrapreneurs — those who navigate organizations to create positive change, even when they do not have formal authority — companies can foster innovation, both advancing their bottom line objectives and, often, having desirable social or environmental impacts. Furthermore, this unlocking of ideas and energy reflects higher employee engagement, and can translate to retention of top talent.
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Overcoming Innovation Roadblocks in Your Organization

Overcoming Innovation Roadblocks in Your Organization | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival set forth a fundamental framework of 10 Key Imperatives. These Imperatives were intended to help everyone from novices to experts use a structured, repeatable innovation process to Create and Sustain Innovation in order to Innovate and Thrive in this hyper-competitive marketplace.
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Park + Community = Innovation

Park + Community = Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
How can parks become more accessible? How can communities become more deeply involved in the process of creating parks? Exciting projects that answer these questions were discussed at the Trust for Public Land's recent conference on art and parks. Communities' desire for improved park access can result in simple yet effective innovations. Mitchell Silver, the…
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Constraint-Driven Innovation : The Creative Value of Knowing your Limits

Constraint-Driven Innovation : The Creative Value of Knowing your Limits | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom tells us that in order to be creative, we must be unfettered. Thinking outside of the box, by its very description, entails an intellectual environment that is boundless. Indeed, what I have learned both academically and professionally regarding so-called "brainstorming sessions" is to shoot for the sky, forget about feasibility, and entertain the whimsy of our idealistic design dreams.
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Uitgaven voor onderzoek, ontwikkeling en innovatie in stijgende lijn

Uitgaven voor onderzoek, ontwikkeling en innovatie in stijgende lijn | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Uit een studie van Voka blijkt dat ten opzichte van het bruto binnenlands product Vlaanderen een O&O-intensiteit van 2,54% heeft. Daarbij zit Vlaanderen vooraan in het Europese peloton. (herkomst: Engineeringnet.be)
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