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The eight essentials of innovation

Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field.<p><b>It’s no secret:</b> innovation is …

Don't want to wait in line for an iPhone 6S? Send a robot

It's not unheard of for people to pay stand-ins to hold their place in Apple Store launch queues, but why shell out cash when you can get a robot to do it for free?<p>One enterprising Australian woman has outsourced her wait for the new iPhone 6S to a "telepresence robot" -- an Internet-connected iPad …

Can You Design Innovation?

Innovation districts are popping up all over the country. But will they work?<p>Picture a gleaming building wrapped around an expansive tree-filled courtyard. All the walls are glass so you can see what’s happening in the ground-level retail and open-plan offices on the upper floors. In lieu of …

5 Ways The Workplace Needs To Change To Get The Most Out Of Generation Z

By Teresa Bridges8 minute Read<p>Everyone loves to ask questions about millennials: what do millennials want? How do you work with millennials? Why …

How LittleBits Went From Educational Tool To High-End Retail

The electronics maker has gone beyond the Maker movement with a new pop-up store that encourages play and experimentation.<p>When MIT Media Lab graduate and TED senior fellow Ayah Bdeir launched LittleBits in 2011, she had built something of a paradox.<p>Here was a new approach to making technology easy …

8 Ways To Improve Your Focus

Our attention spans are dwindling, but focus is a muscle that you can build if you work on it. Pay attention: Here are eight ways.<p>The average human has an eight-second attention span–less than that of a goldfish, according to a 2015 study from Microsoft. That number has shrunk over the years due to …

With Obi Smartphones, John Sculley Takes Old Lessons From Apple–And Pepsi–To New Places

These cheap phones for emerging markets are designed by an Apple veteran. And they’ll be marketed like a cola.<p>John Sculley’s new smartphones are not coming to a store near you anytime soon.<p>That’s by design. The 76-year-old former Apple CEO–who ran the company in the years after Steve Jobs’s ouster …

Boektip: Reinventing Organizations

Enige tijd geleden kreeg ik in één week tijd van drie verschillende mensen om me heen de tip om Reinventing Organizations te lezen. En dan weet je… …

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by …

Internet of Things

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Raising your Digital Quotient

Following the leader is a dangerous game. It’s better to focus on building an organization and culture that can realize the strategy that’s right for …

The Only Type Of Motivation That Leads To Success

Research suggests that when employees are intrinsically motivated by their work they are more likely to get promoted.<p>Meaningful work is driven by intrinsic, rather than extrinsic, motivation.<p><i>Extrinsic motivation</i> is a nice way of describing when you do things primarily to receive a reward. You might …

10 Steps To Lead A Small But Effective Team

Small teams can make a big impact with a compassionate leader at the helm. Here’s how to keep your talented team focused and inspired.<p>Who gets sent in when the environment is uncertain and risky, the task complicated and challenging, and the opposing force is overwhelming? It’s highly trained small …

Not Just A Pharmacy: CVS Unveils Its Digital Innovation Lab

The retail pharmacy company is kicking the tires on new smartphone-driven apps and initiatives to improve health care.<p>Your toddler wakes you up in the middle of the night, pulling her ear. So you pull out your handy iPhone otoscope, pop it in her ear, shoot a video, and promptly send it out for …

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How viruses could help create a better electric car battery

Researchers are chasing better electric car batteries that are more efficient and, as a result, able to carry a car farther between charges. Super …

Crazy Bio-Hacks: A Mouse Cloned From Elvis’s DNA And A Human-Born Dolphin

Grow Your Own, a new exhibition about synthetic biology, features mindblowing bio-hacked creations.<p>This just in from science: One far-off day, a human woman might be able to incubate and give birth to a dolphin. This isn’t a sea-world sequel to <i>Stuart Little</i>, but one of the subjects explored in …

Why paying attention is anything but elementary

It’s surprising how much of the world we see and yet do not take in. Who better to teach us why we miss so much and what to do about it than Sherlock Holmes?<p>“The true art of memory is the art of attention,” wrote Samuel Johnson. Wise words, indeed, but what exactly is this art? Do we really know …

Mindfulness