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To Get Better Decisions, Get a Little Fuzzy

To Get Better Decisions, Get a Little Fuzzy | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

A helpful tip on FOCUS and ORGANIZE


It's easy to equate crisp, clear, black-and-white decisions with good decisions.

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Focus - Organize - Interrogate Trends, Innovations, Paradigm Shifts
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Joel Barker's T.I.P.S. Tracking - A Strategic Exploration Tool

Joel Barker's T.I.P.S. Tracking - A Strategic Exploration Tool | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

T.I.P.S. Tracking is a powerful strategic exploration tool that encourages individuals and organizations to manage key information on trands, innovations, and paradigm shifts.  It is focused on three key skills:  Focus - Organize - Interrogate

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3 Trends Are About To Create A Higher-Education Earthquake

3 Trends Are About To Create A Higher-Education Earthquake | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
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3 Trends Are About To Create A Higher-Education Earthquake
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From Oxford's quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays.
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What Lemonade Stands Say About American Innovation

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What Lemonade Stands Say About American Innovation
Forbes
Now China wants to be as innovative as the U.S. In fact, China mandated innovation in its Twelfth Five-Year Plan, setting a goal to issue 3.3 patents per 10,000 people by 2015.
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Few Consumers Actually Heed Social Media

Few Consumers Actually Heed Social Media | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Ever since Facebook first introduced brand pages in 2007, companies have been flocking to social media.
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Web Design Trends for 2014

New ideas for web design are emerging every day. Discover some of the most popular trends we see emerging in 2014.
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Get in the Innovation Fast Lane [infographic]

What is your great idea? Spray on shoes? Underwater smoothie machines? Maybe something as simple as edible toilet paper. No matter what your idea is somewhere along the line you will have to change you business model in order to be more efficient and look better to the customer.
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FCA initiative signals more proactive approach to technology, innovation and ...

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Getting to Postgrowth: The Transformative Power of Mind- and ...

Getting to Postgrowth: The Transformative Power of Mind- and ... | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
The term “paradigm shift” originates from the philosophy of science and usually references Thomas Kuhn as the original thinker in this context. In scientific terms, paradigms comprise assumptions that are epistemological (what we can know), ...
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Can the Twin Cities revive their glory days of tech innovation?

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Can the Twin Cities revive their glory days of tech innovation?
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Knowledge Management Benefits - An Overview

Knowledge Management Benefits - An Overview.
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What Is Required For True Innovation?

With over 25 years of experience in the US State Department, Bruce uses his experience and humor to demonstrate the overuse of the word "innovation" and how we can achieve true innovation in...
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Payment Innovation Is Not Enough For Retail

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Payment Innovation Is Not Enough For Retail
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Once a key differentiator, mobile payments are fast becoming a commodity and are widely used by retailers.
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Innovate ... or Become Irrelevant: Three Ways to Drive Creativity

Innovate ... or Become Irrelevant: Three Ways to Drive Creativity | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Every week CEOs contact me for brain-based techniques to increase their innovation momentum, to expedite product and service development, to streamline customer input in...
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Japan's next big industrial project? Floating trains

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Japan is set to start building a $90 billion magnetic-levitation rail system between Tokyo and Osaka, a technology that it hopes to turn into one of the country's next big exports.
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China needs a culture of creative innovation - ecns

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China needs a culture of creative innovation
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Here are several tools by which we can measure the level of innovation in a country. In China there is often a focus on numbers of patents, university graduates and scientific papers.
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Kraft, Mondelez products make Nielsen 'Breakthrough Innovation' list

Kraft, Mondelez products make Nielsen 'Breakthrough Innovation' list | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
New York Times Kraft, Mondelez products make Nielsen 'Breakthrough Innovation' list Chicago Tribune Nielsen is out with a list of 14 breakthrough innovation products, based on products introduced in 2012 that continued to do well in their second...
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Watching examples of innovation is always a good idea from a variety of perspectives.

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Sharing is not enough: why you need a content hub for your online presence.

Sharing is not enough: why you need a content hub for your online presence. | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Social media needs to be part of an overall sales and marketing strategy that includes your website, not something that is isolated from everything else you do to promote your business. It isn’t a one hit wonder that will magically drive people to your business.

Source: socialmediatoday.com

Sue Cockburn makes a great point on SocialMediaToday; and one that I've often seen underestimated: just like in ancient Rome, all your social media roads should lead to the center of your online presence, aka your website (as a matter of fact, I was highlighting it myself in a talk last week).

As she pointed out, one of the reasons for this is certainly the hype on social media (and its apparent simplicity).

With the Scoop.it team, we've been trying to identify the other reasons explaining that by observing many companies - small or large - implementing their content strategy:

- small businesses are often finding it difficult to... Continue reading →
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Teen trends for 2014 include more texting, less drinking

Teen trends for 2014 include more texting, less drinking | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Teen trends for 2014 include more texting, less drinking
Deseret News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a new study of 13,000 American high school students that found some interesting trends, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
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Top 20 Innovation Articles – May 2014

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Top 20 Innovation Articles – May 2014
Innovation Excellence (blog)
At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence.
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5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job

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At first glance, accepting a management job can seem like a no-brainer – you have the inside track on what’s going on at the office, you get to delegate tasks and, hopefully, your paycheck gets fatter.
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When the paradigm shifts, you need to adjust too ...

When the paradigm shifts, you need to adjust too ... | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
But everything changes, nothing remains the same, according to the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, and when there is a paradigm shift, one needs to adjust their bearings accordingly. DropCatch.com, a domain catching ...
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We really need to talk about knowledge management

We really need to talk about knowledge management | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Judy talks about Knowledge Management today can mean anything from information management through to crowdsourcing But project management knowledge management still focuses on collecting knowledge, writing it ...
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NASA: Accelerating Innovation Through Prize Competitions with Sam Ortega

NASA's Centennial Challenges brings together inventors, makers, academia and business to spur advances by offering monetary prize incentives. Let us show you opportunities to solve tech challenges...
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The Evolution of Knowledge Management Infographic

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The Evolution of Knowledge Management Infographic presents the evolution of knowledge management, starting from our ancient foundation to today’s high tech solutions.
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Don’t Let Incumbents Hold Back the Future

Don’t Let Incumbents Hold Back the Future | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Like many other people, I thought the (thankfully temporary) decision by the French Council of State to force Uber and other app-based car summoning services to bake in a 15-minute delay, so as not to compete unfairly with taxis, was a classic...
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The message here about the "past holding back the future" is a key part of the importance of T.I.P.S. Tracking.

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6 steps to boost innovation through mindfulness

6 steps to boost innovation through mindfulness | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

More leading corporations — including Intel, Google and General Mills — are paying attention to the role that mindfulness and meditation can play in innovation.

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