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Milestones in human-machine cooperation

Milestones in human-machine cooperation | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
A key focus of the initial twelve months of the EU-funded Robo-Mate project was to define the various production processes of end-users from different industries (e.g. automotive, automotive components, dismantling, and scrap recycling). This has allowed the project consortium of 13 partners from academia and industry to identify their needs from both a worker and a business perspective.
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Quotes From Big Corporate Execs Who Laughed Off Disruption When It Hit

Quotes From Big Corporate Execs Who Laughed Off Disruption When It Hit | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

“We’ve learned and struggled for a few years here figuring out how to make a decent phone … PC guys are not going to just figure this out,” said then-Palm CEO Ed Colligan in 2006, after news that Apple was developing a phone. “They’re not going to just walk in.”

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With the iPhone as a glaring example, and stretching through Amazon and e-commerce and more recently blockchain and bitcoin, many innovations have initially been met with derision by big company CEOs. History often proved them wrong.

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60+ Startups Who Want To Disrupt IKEA

60+ Startups Who Want To Disrupt IKEA | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
From direct-to-consumer sofas to furniture rental platforms to smart tables, these startups are disrupting the traditional furniture space.
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Target Growth to Fuel Innovation

Target Growth to Fuel Innovation | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
  • Businesses should target new value and business models by rethinking investments based on a better understanding of their customer’s digital needs
  • Ninety-three percent of high-performers think that finding new value and driving business models will be critical in the next three years
  • Executives must ask, “What is it about our company that makes us relevant to customers now?”
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Sounds like a chicken-and-egg problem... Are we to target growth to fuel innovation, or to boost innovation to target growth...?

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WestRock to buy German firm Schlüter Print Pharma Packaging

WestRock to buy German firm Schlüter Print Pharma Packaging | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

Schlüter Print Pharma Packaging is engaged in the supplying of a full range of leaflets and booklets to its customers in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. The acquired business will enable WestRock to better serve customers across Europe.

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How Transportify is Getting the Job Done

How Transportify is Getting the Job Done | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Transportify is a full-service logistics solution made to bring aid to different businesses—small, medium, and large enterprises—and individuals when it comes to their delivery needs. We want to do more and go further than the traditional courier services here in the Philippines, and that is why we strive hard to provide good service to all our customers.
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Ads on Toilet Paper, for Marketing’s Real Bottom Feeders

Ads on Toilet Paper, for Marketing’s Real Bottom Feeders | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Are you brave enough to put your brand logo and advertising message right where you customer can, and surely will—let's be frank here—smear it with his own excrement? Jordan and Bryan Silverman trust that you are. The brothers have started a company in Ann Arbor, Mich., called Star Toilet Paper, which specializes in printing ads and coupons on toilet paper. The minimum order is $99 for 20,000 ads, or about half a cent per ad.
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The 3 P's: Putting Innovation Into Practice

The 3 P's: Putting Innovation Into Practice | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
In the innovation space, too much focus is placed on methods, not enough on mindset. Tools are the methodologies, mindset is the habits. One of my colleagues recently told me he’s learned about mentality, not processes, in the time he’s spent working with me. He’s right! I can give you the methods, but they don’t matter if you don’t have the habits.
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Yay Capitalism

Yay Capitalism | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs will get more credit than he deserves. Mostly because he’s dead, and the easiest/hardest way to spread Vaseline over your accomplishments is to die early. Ever see James Dean or Marilyn Monroe act or sing, respectively? Tim Cook deserves more credit than he will receive, as the firm accrued almost $700B under his watch . And who has added the most value in their tenure as CEO? You guessed it, the wealthiest man in the world, Jeff Bezos ($890B). These and other fascinating observations, which provide almost no real insight, are littering inboxes with emails from Quartz/Axios/NYT/etc.
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This Flexible Nanomembrane Loudspeaker Attaches to Skin and Plays a Violin Concerto

This Flexible Nanomembrane Loudspeaker Attaches to Skin and Plays a Violin Concerto | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

When the electric signals are fed into the membrane, it will act as a loudspeaker. The same nanotubes convert the vibrations resulting from the voice into electrical signals and turn the device into a microphone. The researchers even demonstrated its versatility by sticking a thin Hybrid Nano-membrane to a human hand and played the final movement of a violin concerto of La Campanella by Niccolo Paganini.

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Connected Packaging as a Marketing Channel

Connected Packaging as a Marketing Channel | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
The technology for connecting printed packages to online content has improved. Now designers must help brands develop content that will deliver results.
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Yuka ajoute l'analyse des produits cosmétiques à son appli

Yuka ajoute l'analyse des produits cosmétiques à son appli | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Yuka élargit sa gamme. Depuis ce mercredi 18 juillet, l'application, qui proposait jusqu'ici de décrypter la composition des produits alimentaires via la reconnaissance des codes-barres, invite ses utilisateurs à la mettre à jour pour pouvoir scanner également les produits cosmétiques et d'hygiène. Elle revendique déjà plus de 100.000 nouvelles références.
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How to Set the Conditions for Innovation

How to Set the Conditions for Innovation | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Executing innovative ideas requires creativity. And creativity thrives in a work environment that fits the dynamic needs of modern teams, from hyper-collaboration to heads-down time. As today’s organizations strive to become more innovative and resilient, they must adapt their spaces and modes of working to promote creative problem-solving across teams.
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It’s All About Interaction!

It’s All About Interaction! | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Organisations depend on their competitive advantage in order to become or keep successful, relevant for their customers and grow over time. As we all know, competitive advantage is achieved via either one – or a combination - of the strategies involving pricing, service and product quality or customer service excellence. We argue that another overarching strategy should always be present in a company’s strategy; delivering an excellent, desirable and memorable customer experience.
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Tencent Is Participating In More Tech IPOs Than Anyone Else

Tencent Is Participating In More Tech IPOs Than Anyone Else | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Tencent was an investor in a whopping 12 tech companies that have gone public since the start of 2017.
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The Harsh Truth Is, Most Startups Fail...

The Harsh Truth Is, Most Startups Fail... | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
From lack of product-market fit to disharmony on the team, we break down the top 20 reasons for startup failure by analyzing 101 startup failure post-mortems.
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It’s worth noting that this type of data-driven analysis would not be possible without a number of founders being courageous enough to share stories of their startup’s demise with the world. So a big thank you to them.

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Antalis opens new Smart Packaging Centre to support operations in UK

Antalis opens new Smart Packaging Centre to support operations in UK | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

The facility, which is a design lab and solutions center, is intended to support packaging solutions and services. It is designed to allow company’s designers to conduct a review of their packaging requirements on-site to meet the logistical challenges faced by customers.

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The 4 Trends Driving Packaging Industry Disruption

The 4 Trends Driving Packaging Industry Disruption | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
With new pressures from the rise of e-commerce, growth in IoT, and consumer demands for environmental sustainability, the CPG packaging industry is facing major challenges.
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Top Mobile Ad Networks 2018

Top Mobile Ad Networks 2018 | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
The Mobile advertising industry landscape consists of two major parts – Supply, that is presented by publishers and a SSP (stands for Supply Side Platform) that aggregates mobile inventory hundreds of thousands of publishers and Demand, that is presented by a DSP (stands for Demand Side Platform) that allows advertisers to place mobile ads in publishers inventory. A Mobile Ad Network function is to serve a middle point between these two ends of the value chain, moving inventory across both supply and demand, either directly or via reselling or re-broking of inventory. The pioneer in the mobile ad networks space was AdMob , that really took off after its acquisition in 2009 by Google, Inc. Over the course of almost 10 years since, the advertising networks space
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When Stymied By Corporate World, Women Soar As Entrepreneurs

When Stymied By Corporate World, Women Soar As Entrepreneurs | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

When corporate America’s legendary glass ceiling blocks their road to success, some women decide to take a different route.
Their solution: Become their own boss.

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What Role Does Research Play in Innovation?

What Role Does Research Play in Innovation? | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
A lot of innovation programs have naturally grown out of research and development groups, but most true innovation is a departure from what’s come before so what role does the “research” in “research and development” play in innovation?
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150+ Startups Reshaping The Wellness Industry

150+ Startups Reshaping The Wellness Industry | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

Modern-day “wellness” refers to holistic healthy living characterized by physical, mental, social, and spiritual well-being. Whether it’s sipping kombucha or experimenting with the latest CBD oil, wellness has officially invaded our society.
While the industry has seen its share of controversy — debates over goop’s wellness lifestyle suggestions, the infamous death of connected juicer startup Juicero, etc. — consumers, startups, and corporations are placing broad bets across the sector.

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Whether it’s sipping kombucha or experimenting with the latest CBD oil, wellness has officially invaded our society.
While the industry has seen its share of controversy — debates over goop’s wellness lifestyle suggestions, the infamous death of connected juicer startup Juicero, etc. — consumers, startups, and corporations are placing broad bets across the sector.

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5 minutes pour comprendre C-K, une méthode pour manager l’innovation

5 minutes pour comprendre C-K, une méthode pour manager l’innovation | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
Vous n’avez pas lu les plus de 1 500 pages de publications scientifiques autour de la Théorie C-K ? Aucun problème, Stim vous a concocté un résumé pour en comprendre les principes simplement et briller en société.
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MYPACK - Vérifiez la composition de vos produits cosmétiques

MYPACK - Vérifiez la composition de vos produits cosmétiques | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
MYPACK analyse la composition des produits cosmétiques et alimentaires pour bébé et détecte les composants controversés comme le dioxyde de titane, les parabènes et autres perturbateurs endocriniens.
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Don’t Be Fooled By These 3 Overhyped Trends

Don’t Be Fooled By These 3 Overhyped Trends | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it
What makes the Hype Cycle so pervasive is that it is, essentially, a pattern based on our obsession with patterns and stories, which is so universal that there is a whole branch of mathematics devoted to it. Our love of patterns is so great, in fact, that once we notice one we are often unable to disregard it.
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Dancer Bends Light in Stunning Projection-Mapped Performance

Dancer Bends Light in Stunning Projection-Mapped Performance | Innovating to what's next... | Scoop.it

Inside a cube fashioned from translucent veils, a dancer takes a visual journey into a 3D space between dreams and reality. Hakanaï is a digital solo performance from Adrien M / Claire B that made its debut at BAM's Fishman Theatre on March 17, 2015. The choreographed performance installation combines video projection mapping, CGI, and sensors to dynamically respond to the movements and proximity of its performer. Its visuals and sounds are generated and animated live, offering a uniquely different performance for each and every iteration.

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