T.I.P.S. Trackingis 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
Business Insider 3 Trends Are About To Create A Higher-Education Earthquake Business Insider 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.
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.
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.
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), ...
China needs a culture of creative innovation ecns 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.
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...
James Schreier's insight:
Watching examples of innovation is always a good idea from a variety of perspectives.
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.
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 →
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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...
James Schreier's insight:
The message here about the "past holding back the future" is a key part of the importance of T.I.P.S. Tracking.