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10 IMPERATIVES TO SUSTAIN INNOVATION – All in one place

“In the 17th century, Innovators didn’t get accolades. They got their ears cut off.” – Emma Green The competitive marketplace of the 21st century has brought with it a new connotation of the word “Innovation. We used to believe the Earth was the center of the solar system. Then it was the sun. The Earth…

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Successful Innovation Harnesses Idea Management

While most organizations believe that Innovation is required to remain competitive in today’s marketplace, they often do not put enough emphasis on building the organizational capability for innovation. Idea management is a critical step in this process. While creativity and ideas can be found in numerous places and in numerous ways, how you manage them…

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Why America’s patent system needs to be reformed, and how to do it

From The Economist: http://www.economist.com/node/21526370 ON AUGUST 15th Google bid $12.5 billion for Motorola Mobility, a troubled American maker of mobile phones. If the purchase goes through, it will be Google’s largest ever acquisition, almost doubling the size of its workforce. The attraction for the internet giant is not the handset-maker’s 19,000 employees nor its 11% share…

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RECAP: Innovation(3) Cubed Crowdsourcing, Culture and Tools Summit

Dec 9-10 Highlights and Key learning from the Innovation Cubed Conference Creation of Innovation Community is key to keep enthusiasm, communicate and maximize ideation input and efficiency. Many “Best Practice” presenters had the following elements in common: –          Vision, Mission, Strategy, Resources, Measurements, Reward –          Prepare, Promote, Participate, Identify, Extract, Explore –          Wisdom of the…

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Innovation(3) Crowdsourcing, Culture and Tools Summit Part 3

Innovation(3) Crowdsourcing, Culture and Tools Summit Doubletree ,Orlando, FL http://www.worldrg.com/showConference.cfm?confCode=MW10005 Follow us on Twitter  #i310 and @innovationrules Part 3, Day 2 Dec. 10 Sprint on Team Building in Non Traditional Environment for Innovation (Jack Jennings, Sprint) Organizational Development (OD) key in team effectiveness. Optimal Creating flexible Workforce with Knowledge workers Trust is key, Survey top…

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