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Increase Communication Between Your Colleagues

Increase Communication Between Your Colleagues | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

The pace of work is increasing, we have less people to do the same, if not more work, and the irony is that it is in times like this that we need to spend more time on smarter communications between our people

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3 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Understand About Blockchain Technology

3 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Understand About Blockchain Technology | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
No single entity has veto power over the rest of the network in a blockchain, eliminating top-down corruption and manipulation while empowering the community.
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Why smart contracts and blockchains are coming sooner than you think

Why smart contracts and blockchains are coming sooner than you think | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
For centuries, massive, critical components of our global economy have been organized around legacy infrastructure. Vastly important industries, like government and finance, continue to stagnate behind the capabilities of modern technologies, a demonstration of how complex and regulated systems breed inefficiency.

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Can Innovative Disruption Be A Tool Of The future? Both In Business And Politics

Can Innovative Disruption Be A Tool Of The future? Both In Business And Politics | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
New strategies are emerging to succeed in business and politics. Businessmen and political parties are increasingly discussing strategies of innovative disruption to succeed. Believe me there are several similarities in the two. The days of four propositions by Joel Bradshaw, a prominent political scientist, for developing a successful campaign strategy is possible passé.

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#5 Reasons Why Start-ups Should Invest in R&D to Produce Innovative Products and Services

#5 Reasons Why Start-ups Should Invest in R&D to Produce Innovative Products and Services | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It is a widely accepted misconception that investment in R&D is only for large scale organizations and established brands
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The world’s first "green" skyscraper

The world’s first "green" skyscraper | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The Finnish company Plantagon promises to build the world’s first skyscraper by 2020, in which office spaces will coexist with multi-storey hydroponic vegetable farms.
In the modern megalopolis, wildlife sites are flourishing through the efforts of architects, even among concrete jungles.
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Out With the Old? Blockchain Requires a New Regulatory Approach

Out With the Old? Blockchain Requires a New Regulatory Approach | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The internet is once more in a period of transition.

The "cloud era" that served consumers and firms so well so far, little by little, gives its place to the "era of decentralization," or the era wherein the end-users of computers will not only own and manage their hardware in a decentralized way, but also own and manage their own data in a decentralized way.

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Plastic Innovation developing performance injection molded bike frames

Plastic Innovation developing performance injection molded bike frames | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Austria-based Plastic Innovation won a European sustainability start-up prize this past week for their work developing a new method to quickly and affordably produce high-performance bicycle frames in Europe using injection molded composites. While mass-produced, injection molded bike frames have been tried before, the plastics performance & durability had always left cyclists wanting. But Plastic Innovation has some new ideas, and lessons learned from other industries…
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How edtech innovation can revolutionize the education industry

How edtech innovation can revolutionize the education industry | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Venture funding for EdTech is booming this year, with CB Insights projecting that there will be a 24 percent growth over last year, with close to $3 billion in total funding. At the center of that growth is a group of entrepreneurs and innovators working together to improve the education industry, increase access, and reduce costs. With an influx of capital comes amazing opportunities for innovators to launch profitable ventures while optimizing the education system.

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These 5 Startups Will Change Healthcare in 2018

These 5 Startups Will Change Healthcare in 2018 | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Healthcare is an industry with the potential to drastically disrupt or improve everyday life. With companies launching solutions for messaging, artificial intelligence, and organizational structure, expect some much needed disruption in 2018.
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Oracle launches innovation lab in Brazil

The facility moves to a coworking space and will focus on projects related to emerging technologies in partnership with startups and customers.

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The dataset snowball effect: How AI is changing SaaS

The dataset snowball effect: How AI is changing SaaS | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
From machine learning-powered fraud defense on Shopify to Salesforce’s Einstein, over the past couple of years, SaaS industry leaders have invested heavily in artificial intelligence R&D and have rapidly acquired AI companies to give themselves a lead over the competition.

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Here's What's Standing in the Way Between You and More Brilliant Ideas

Here's What's Standing in the Way Between You and More Brilliant Ideas | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Train your teams, hold someone accountable and listen to customers
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Having a Digital Edge Is Not Just About Technology

Having a Digital Edge Is Not Just About Technology | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A survey of global executives revealed five key practices that differentiate the most digitally mature companies from their less advanced counterparts
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Understanding The Real Innovation Behind The iPhone

When the iPhone emerged in 2007, it came with all the promise and pomp of a major Steve Jobs announcement, highlighting its user interface and slick design as key selling points. We know now that the iPhone transformed the mobile phone business, the internet economy and, in many ways, society as a whole. But technically speaking, the iPhone was not very innovative.

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Why sustainability is the key driver of innovation

Why sustainability is the key driver of innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Novel ideas and solutions have become essential for businesses to stay ahead of the curve and sustain their growth and development.

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Why the innovation race is getting automated

Why the innovation race is getting automated | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Today’s business climate is fraught with a justified sense of existential dread. Its source is not new – competition and disruption have existed since the beginning of commerce. But today that anxiety is aggravated by bigger stakes, readily available funding, rapid information flow, and an unprecedented speed of technological advance. Taken together, those factors and …
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Making This One Choice Will Help You Focus As An Innovation Leader

Making This One Choice Will Help You Focus As An Innovation Leader | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
What is an innovation leader's job? Is it helping teams to launch successful new products in the market? Or is it leading the transformation of the company into an organization that can innovate sustainably?
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Key AI guidelines unveiled

Key AI guidelines unveiled | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
China unveiled a three-year plan on Thursday to boost the application of artificial intelligence in automobile, robots, healthcare and other sectors, in its latest push to upgrade the country's real economy.
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How Tech Companies Could Keep the Workforce Alive

How Tech Companies Could Keep the Workforce Alive | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Do innovators have a responsibility to help workers whose livelihoods are threatened by machines?
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3 Outdated Attitudes That Doom Good Products to Failure

3 Outdated Attitudes That Doom Good Products to Failure | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It's time to change the way we think about people, places, and paraphernalia.
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The Five New Forces In Innovation Strategy

The Five New Forces In Innovation Strategy | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The Drucker Forum 2017 in Vienna last month gave considerable attention to the role of a corporate strategy in a rapidly changing world. In particular, Steve Blank explained how CEOs have to grapple with five new forces, that led, among other things, to Jeff Immelt losing his job as CEO of General Electric (GE), despite a massive multi-year effort at innovation through the Lean Startup approach.

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Crazy Idea Or Game-Changing Breakthrough? Put It To The Test

Among the many clichés born of Silicon Valley’s start-up culture, few are as misunderstood as the notion of “fail fast”—the idea that a company should simply offer a new product or feature to the market and see what happens. While the spirit of experimentation is right, poor test-and-learn execution has been known to hobble a company’s fortunes for years to come.

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Bitcoin Has Gone Mainstream. That's a Very Big Deal

Bitcoin Has Gone Mainstream. That's a Very Big Deal | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Some might describe this vignette, and many others like it from the past few weeks, as a 2017 version of that ominous 1929 moment when shoeshine boys started giving stock tips. But whether or not they signal the bursting of a bubble, these stories also mean something far more important: bitcoin has gone mainstream.

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Lessons on Surviving Industry Decline and Disruption

Lessons on Surviving Industry Decline and Disruption | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovate, create, and differentiate: A third-generation promotional products owner on how to do things differently in an industry on the brink of total disruption and massive decline.
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