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When it comes to feelings, business innovation gets it all wrong. It takes into account feelings when it should not and then ignore feelings when it should take them into serious consideration.
Many words and expressions are clearly relative, such as “larger” or “smaller”. These are easy adjectives as they often invite the word “than” after them. Other words are more subtly relative, like innovation; not grammatically but inherently.
It is misguided, if not dangerous, to try to judge new technology in the context of old paradigms. Completely different forces are being uncovered and put to wholly distinctive uses. A supersonic flight will always be subject to the limits of Newtonian
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer appears to be planning a major reorganization. The apparent objective is to help the company move toward becoming a "devices and services company" as presented in the company's annual shareholder letter last October.
Innovation Excellence | Your Phone is Now Your Bank: Are You Ready for Disruptive Innovation? www.innovationexcellence.com
Disruptive innovation is coming to every industry. Here’s how you can get ready for it.
When Clayton Christensen was a newly minted professor at Harvard Business School and began his famous study of why companies fail, he took an unusual approach... What he found was startling.
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Innovation Excellence | Digital Tonto Summer Reading List: 12 little known gems www.innovationexcellence.com
I’ve found that some of the best books often fall through the cracks. So this summer, I’m focusing my reading list on great titles that you probably never heard of, but are among the best you’ll ever find. As always, you can purchase the books by clicki
I have pointed out the importance of diversity for innovation and organizational adaptability. Diversity is a crucial precursor to serendipity. In the Power of Pull, John Hagel, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison emphasize the rising need for serendipity..
The gospel of entrepreneurship, when swallowed whole, would have you believe that we’re entering a brave new post Fortune 500 era, that economic salvation is available to those who embrace entrepreneurship.
There’s a natural tendency to simplify, to reduce, to narrow. In the name of problem solving, it’s narrow the scope, break it into small bites, and don’t worry about the subtle complexities. And for a lot of situations that works. But..
When you need to innovate, most organizations form a team of their best creative people to ideate new concepts. Presenting their top ideas they try to do it in a creative way of course.
What are the top drivers of employee engagement? Find out what works to get your employees fully involved in helping your organization win.
Go to any conference these days and some whip-smart technogeek will declare that you must, “innovate or die,” and then dazzle you a wide array of case studies to illustrate the point. You’ll feel inspired, then scared and then have a few beers and go abo
Innovation Excellence | Mambo Italiano! – Latest Linkedin Subgroup Now Open www.innovationexcellence.com
Hey mambo! Mambo Italiano! It is with great pride that we would like to announce our latest non-English subgroup on Linkedin - Italian!
What is radical and what is disruptive innovation? Following clarification on these notions, we go through the story of Free, a French alternative Telco which amazing adventure goes from radical to disruptive innovation.
Check out some of our favorite innovation quotes from this past week! Author names will link you to the quoted articles.
The 2020 consumer is coming fast. Companies need to get ready for a new form of marketing. This presentation describes the capabilities and the organization needed to be successful in 2020.
Innovation Excellence | Innovation Lessons from the Rise of Tesla Motors www.innovationexcellence.com
I’m in Palo Alto right now, and electric cars are all over the road. This is a pretty good sign that they are traveling up the innovation diffusion s-curve, and are coming soon to a road near you.
Innovation Excellence | Occupy Disruption: 10 Lessons from Tribeca’s Disruptive Innovation Awards www.innovationexcellence.com
In 2010 the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) disrupted itself and its laser focus on film by adding an awards ceremony, the Disruptive Innovation Awards. Co-Founder Craig Hatkoff decided it was the right moment to honor the work of the father and popularizer,