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Why Your Company Isn't Innovating

The answer could be sitting in front of you. Literally.<p>Growing businesses have to innovate at a speed and scale that outpaces the competition. So why do so many organizations have only a small number of innovators? A recent HBR article has some interesting conclusions. If your hunch is that your …

Innovation

The Supermarket Must Die. App-Fueled Services Can Kill It | WIRED

There is no greater temple to our industrialized food system than the American supermarket. With its bins of megafarmed produce, attention-seeking …

New Jersey

Sharp RoBoHon Is A Robot Smartphone That Costs $1,800 (Video)

Sharp has launched a new smartphone that looks like a robot, the device walks around and can read you your messages called Sharp Robohon.<p>We first saw …

Front-Facing Camera

How Companies like Facebook Really Hack Innovation | Inc.com

One thing employees at high-impact organizations do really well that those at other companies don't do: learning how to learn through rapid tinkering.<p>Of course that doesn't necessarily mean the most innovative workers come from Ivy League schools. It means that if you want to be the best of the …

Posters

App permite que você empreste seus olhos para cegos

Estender a mão, oferecer um braço…são sinônimos de gestos de quem oferece ajuda a alguém. Ações simples e ao mesmo tempo grandiosas na sua …

Managing Innovation Portfolios - Part 1, Strategic Portfolio Management

<i>This is a two-part article, co-written by Innovation Fixer’s Kevin McFarthing and Ralph-Christian Ohr from Integrative Innovation</i><i>. The second part</i> …

Managing Innovation Portfolios Part 2: Operational Portfolio Management

<i>This is the second of two articles, co-written with Ralph-Christian Ohr from Integrative Innovation.</i><p>In our previous post, we discussed how Strategic …

Working Hard Gets You Nowhere

If it's one thing I've learned over my adult years, it's that working hard gets you nowhere.<p>You can keep your head down in the muck all day long and in the end, your voice still isn't heard, your best ideas aren't realized, and you are no further along at the end of the day than you were when you …

Creating a culture of innovation

Many adults don’t think of themselves as creative. To develop a truly innovative culture, this has to change, and it all starts at the individual …

50+ Business Cases on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

During a course we developed at Avans University this winter, we asked students to gather relevant business cases on innovation and entrepreneurship …

Great Innovators Create the Future, Manage the Present, and Selectively Forget the Past

For a long time, I have been troubled to see how often organizations fail to invest wisely in their futures while instead placing dominant emphasis on the present. To be sure, the present is vitally important. Your current business is the <i>performance engine</i>. It both funds day-to-day operations and …

How 3M Drives Innovation Through Empathy And Collaboration

Michele Whyle is Director of Global Sustainability at 3M, widely considered one of the world’s most innovative companies. Its portfolio of 55,000 products includes the Post-it Notes on your desk, the ACE bandages in your medicine cabinet, and many less-visible industrial applications to improve …

Sustainability

Telemedicine programs boosting patient engagement but not ROI, study says

Telemedicine is changing from a specialty offering to a more mainstream service, with a new study showing that two-thirds of respondents name …

Holoportation: Microsoft criou seu próprio comunicador holográfico [vídeo]

Comunicar-se com outras pessoas como ocorre entre os personagens de Star Wars pode deixar de ser apenas um sonho em um futuro não muito distante – …

Recommended Reading for Startup Founders, Part I

I frequently receive requests for recommendations on quality reading material for startup founders. Over the years I’ve put together a list of books …

Companies Are Now Making Innovation Everyone’s Job

In the past few weeks, three corporate innovation clients have moved to — or had their roles expanded to include — their company’s training function. As one remarked, perhaps ruefully, “Now I’ve got to get the people who actually do the work to innovate.”<p>Yes, enterprise innovation conversations …

Monitor Your Own Health and Care With Apple's CareKit

There is no magic formula for staying healthy, and what it means to be "healthy" for one person may not be the same for another. Therefore, …

Wearable Technology Show 2016 report: wearables that could change healthcare, by Andy Hastie

From glucose-measuring contact lenses to temporary tattoos that can measure UV exposure, temperature, perspiration and blood pressure, wearables are …

Apple's CareKit as an enabler for patient-generated healthcare data

"We believe that mobile devices such as iPhones will become the predominant means by which patients interact with BIDMC," says Beth Israel Deaconess …

What if you change your yes-but mindset to a yes-and one, asks Google Innovation head

It is the world’s largest internet company, with over 70,000 people and a US$500 billion valuation. It still tries to retain the culture of a …

Silicon Valley

4 Unlikely Ways to Spark Transformative Innovation

Innovation drives everything. From science and technology to art, it is the essential element that pushes businesses into the future. But why does it seem like truly innovative companies are hard to find these days?<p>The problem is not experience and know-how. It's the lack of a bold, agile and …

Twitter completa 10 anos sem medo das outras redes sociais

Ao mesmo tempo em que é uma rede social, o Twitter não compete com Facebook, Instagram e outros serviços semelhantes. Isso quem garante é o diretor …

Andrew Boynton: "Ideas are Everywhere"

The best ideas can be plucked practically from the air around us, if only we go looking for them, according to Carroll School of Management Dean …

IDG Contributor Network: How CIOs can drive digital innovation through collaboration

I have good news for the CIO community: Senior executives at leading companies are getting the message that leveraging information and technology to …

5 Tech Trends to Watch at SxSW 2016

Here's what everyone will be talking about this weekend at the annual conference in Austin.<p>With apologies to the people behind CES, my favorite conference starts tomorrow in Austin. SxSW is a bastion of innovative new product demos, incredible apps (last year, Meerkat was the talk of the show--it …

You Might Be Killing Innovation With This One Sentence

There is a common narrative out in the world that is killing innovation. A narrative that has somehow seeped into our collective consciousness.<p>The narrative states that being innovative is somehow a gift bestowed upon an exclusive group of people that look a certain way, and do certain …

Sony admite que experiência do Oculus Rift é melhor que a do PlayStation VR - Games

Desde o anúncio do Rift, a Oculus vem batendo na tecla do quanto sua tecnologia de realidade virtual é potente e avançada. Porém, nem todo mundo vê …

In the future you are either a digital business or a dead business

Today, every business is digital and it’s changing how business is done. But many businesses have yet to wake up and understand this reality. Look at …

Innovation: The Most Important Word for Organizations

Diomedes Kastanis, VP, Head of IT BUSS, Ericsson<p>By its nature, innovation is unpredictable, spontaneous, and risky. These characteristics have …

Aos 100 anos, BMW vê novo futuro radical num mundo de carros sem motorista | Home Notícias | Reuters

Por Edward Taylor e Ilona Wissenbach<p>GENEBRA (Reuters) - Após um século construindo o que chama de “a máquina de dirigir definitiva”, a BMW está se preparando para um mundo no qual seus clientes serão meros passageiros de carros sem motoristas.<p>Dias antes do aniversário de 100 anos da BMW, um membro …