The Jazz of Innovation
42.9K views | +9 today
 
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
onto The Jazz of Innovation
Scoop.it!

Coriell Institute for Medical Research Spin-Out Wants to be the Bank Where Doctors Can Stash Your Genome

Coriell Institute for Medical Research Spin-Out Wants to be the Bank Where Doctors Can Stash Your Genome | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Genomic sequencing might be more common in medicine if doctors had a simple way to send for the test and keep track of the data.

That’s the hope of Coriell Life Sciences in Camden, New Jersey, a startup that grew out of a partnership between the Coriell Institute for Medical Research and IBM. The company wants to facilitate the process of ordering, storing, and interpreting whole-genome-sequence data for doctors.

more...
No comment yet.
The Jazz of Innovation
To jazz up your ability to innovate, turn to jazz! - www.cognistreamer.com
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Communication and repetition are vital for innovation

I was working out this morning before work and as usual, watching the breaking news.  At 7am there are a range of news choices, and strangely each network seems to have the exact same advertisements on during the breaks.  As I was working out I realized that I knew the side effects of several medications that I don't need and don't take.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Can Facebook and Google Be Disrupted?

Can Facebook and Google Be Disrupted? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It’s very appealing, for the drama alone, to imagine some as-yet-unknown company driving Facebook into Myspace-like obscurity, or Alphabet being broken up, or whatever scenario for the demise of one of Silicon Valley’s five dominant companies you prefer to imagine.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Blockchain Is an Opportunity for Community Managers

Blockchain Is an Opportunity for Community Managers | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The term “blockchain” has been thrown about a lot over the last few months, typically followed by a fair amount of hyperbole. For instance, William Mougayar, the author of "The Business Blockchain," described it as “a tsunami-like phenomenon, slowly advancing and gradually enveloping everything along its way.”

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

How the auto industry is preparing for the car of the future

How the auto industry is preparing for the car of the future | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Autonomous and electric cars, connectivity, and ridesharing are changing the way auto industry players think about value chains, data analytics, and manufacturing.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Developing Successful Strategic Partnerships With Universities

For many companies, universities have become essential innovation partners. However, companies often struggle to establish and run university partnerships effectively.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

More military technologies targeted for civilian sector to boost economy

More military technologies targeted for civilian sector to boost economy | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Greater integration will spur innovation and cultivate new engines of growth

China will strengthen innovation by developing high-tech industries with military technologies to boost military-civil integration, a move that aims to cultivate new growth drivers and boost the economy, said a recent State Council guideline.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Don't Use These 3 Phrases If You You Want to Foster Innovation at Your Company

Don't Use These 3 Phrases If You You Want to Foster Innovation at Your Company | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation is widely perceived as one of the most powerful tools for business survival and growth in a fast-changing world, so it makes sense that everyone, no matter what industry or field, is eager to jump on the innovation bandwagon. Most companies, however, still struggle to jump start innovative thinking because they overlook the small details embedded within an organization's culture: the everyday, ritualistic occurrences that subliminally signal to employees that they shouldn't spend time exploring a new idea, let alone bring it up to the rest of their team.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Where Retail Technology Needs To Go Now

Where Retail Technology Needs To Go Now | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
There are a lot of ideas around about where retail technology needs go and most of them are good. But until now, very few of them were going to do what retailers need most: give consumers a great reason to go back into stores.  Now, there are ideas emerging and developing that will be highly impactful. These new ideas and software will affect almost every in-store experience in the future, they will change what it means to go to a store and they will make store experiences more worthwhile than ever.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Winning Health Tech Entrepreneurs Will Focus On Implementation, Not Fetishize Invention

Winning Health Tech Entrepreneurs Will Focus On Implementation, Not Fetishize Invention | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Increasingly, I’m convinced that the underappreciated challenges of implementation describe the ever-expanding gap between the promise of emerging technologies (sensors, AI) and their comparatively limited use in clinical care and pharmaceutical research. (Updated disclosure: I am now a VC, associated with a pharma company; views expressed, as always, are my own.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Innovation is key to solving America's health-care problems

Innovation is key to solving America's health-care problems | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
As politicians debate who should pay for America's declining health and ever-increasing cost of health care, they are overlooking the key to simultaneously improving the health of Americans and cutting costs: innovation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Too Many Experts Can Hurt Your Innovation Projects

Too Many Experts Can Hurt Your Innovation Projects | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
If you need an appendectomy, call a surgeon. But if you’re seeking a CEO for a surgical device company, an MD may not be your best choice.

To be sure, entrepreneurs in highly specialized and technical industries need the knowledge that only users (doctors, lawyers, engineers, and the like) can provide. Doctors understand what other doctors will value in a new product; lawyers know what other lawyers need. But you can have too much of a good thing — including input from such experts. In fact, my colleagues and I have found that innovation thrives when expert users make up about 40% of an invention team. Any less and the company will lose sight of what its customers need; any more and the group will tend to converge on old ideas.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Are Learn-to-Code Programs Actually Helping Kids — Or Just Tech Companies?

Are Learn-to-Code Programs Actually Helping Kids — Or Just Tech Companies? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
The current campaign to teach American kids to code may be the latest example of tech companies using concerns about education to achieve their own goals.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Entrepreneur with 700 Patents Says This Is How to Foster Your Imagination

Entrepreneur with 700 Patents Says This Is How to Foster Your Imagination | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In all this talk of “innovation,” imagination isn’t getting any love.

That’s according to Jay Walker, the investor-turned-serial entrepreneur who founded Priceline.com in the 1990s.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

The Heart of Innovation: MICRO LEARNING for Innovators (in just 15 minutes per week)

The Heart of Innovation: MICRO LEARNING for Innovators (in just 15 minutes per week) | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation is a huge topic in organizations these days. Every company is looking for new and better ways to do more with less, differentiate themselves from the competition, and unlock the hidden genius of their workforce.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Staying Human-Centered in a Technology-Focused World

Staying Human-Centered in a Technology-Focused World | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
When Procter & Gamble was looking for ways to innovate and grow its business in the late 1990s, it found the answers not in technology but in human behavior. P&G started by watching how everyday people cleaned their floors, and noticed that a lot of effort was put into cleaning the mop itself, an unwieldy and often messy contraption. The solution? A simpler tool than the original—one that solved an everyday problem in a different way: the Swiffer.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

There’s a Gender Gap in Internet Usage. Closing It Would Open Up Opportunities for Everyone

There’s a Gender Gap in Internet Usage. Closing It Would Open Up Opportunities for Everyone | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
We have all heard about a gap when it comes to participation of women in the tech industry. Facebook, Google, and Apple have 17%, 19% and 23% women in their technology staffs, respectively. Multiple surveys, such as the “The Elephant in the Valley,” have documented systematic discrimination against women. And there’s a continuous barrage of news stories regarding the challenges that women face across a raft of iconic Silicon Valley firms. No more than a quarter of U.S. computing and mathematical jobs are held by women, consistent with the data that around 26% of the STEM workforce in developed countries is female. In developing countries, those differences are even greater.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Connecting Innovation is the New Order of Play

Connecting Innovation is the New Order of Play | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
There is a lot of change occurring in our innovation abilities. There is this constant shift to more open-sourcing and collaborating. We are seeing profound shifts that technology and digital transformation are bringing us to deliver innovate differently. These changes are influencing all of our worlds, allowing a very different “connecting” innovation to come into play and provide ‘greater value’
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

The Intelligent Collaboration

The Intelligent Collaboration | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It is the time of the Intelligent Collaboration. Firms, universities, centers for innovation are developing a new collaborative strategy towards a new agenda for a new competitiveness centered in the value creation.   Like Michael Porter   stressed recently in a Conference, it´s essential to learn the lessons that more than ever emerge from a world that is trying to rebuild its competitive advantage  and to reinvent its effective place in a complex and global time of change.  Innovation, once again, is the right key for the future of our society.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

The race is on to make London the smartest city in the world

The race is on to make London the smartest city in the world | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
As London’s first chief digital officer, with more than 20 years of experience in the tech sector, I know how technology has the power to transform
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

4 Revolutions Made Possible by the Blockchain Economy

4 Revolutions Made Possible by the Blockchain Economy | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
These 4 revolutions could only be made possible by the ever expanding blockchain economy. After 2018, business as we know it will forever be changed (and hopefully for the better).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

EY Global Assurance: How automation changes the way we hire and train people

EY Global Assurance: How automation changes the way we hire and train people | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Research suggests thousands of jobs could be lost to automation in the not too distant future. But EY Global Assurance is preparing its workforce for a collaboration between human teams and machines. Karen Hochrein explains how.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Alibaba and Ford Explore Strategic Collaboration

Alibaba and Ford Explore Strategic Collaboration | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Alibaba and Ford will work together in the areas of connectivity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, mobility services and digital marketing. They will jointly identify new opportunities to redefine consumer retail experiences and explore solutions for sustainable mobility.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

The Evolution Of Innovation And The Rule Of Punctuated Equilibrium

The Evolution Of Innovation And The Rule Of Punctuated Equilibrium | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A common mantra of the life sciences industry can be captured in a one word—innovate.

To survive in today's hostile world, a company must out-think and out-innovate the competition. And out of that wet, murky reality crawled the new pharma life form called the accelerator. Born, generally with a spine of convection, this new and evolved creature emerges with its "fight or flight" response transferred to the techno-limbic desire of "innovate or die." However, this mission of innovation seems to overtake the process itself, leaving pharma to drive innovation in almost every corner of corporate headquarters. How far off can a blockchain cafeteria be?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

Transforming traditional industries with modern tools

Transforming traditional industries with modern tools | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
How Slack and other new approaches are reshaping work on farms, in hospitals, and in schools
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Verschuere
Scoop.it!

How Russia became a breeding ground for cryptocurrency innovation

How Russia became a breeding ground for cryptocurrency innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Cryptocurrency has found support all over the world. It is popular as a solution for common business problems in many industries, but also allows people to invest and speculate as they would with stocks. For both reasons, companies and individuals around the globe are motivated to participate in cryptocurrency, but when this adoption reaches a certain point, governments step in to have their say. This makes perfect sense, as there are no other entities with such a significant stake in the status quo.

more...
No comment yet.