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BEST OF TED: The Workforce Crisis of 2030 and How to Start Solving it Now

It sounds counterintuitive, but by 2030, many of the world’s largest economies will have more jobs than adult citizens to do those jobs. In this data-filled — and quite charming — talk, human resources expert Rainer Strack suggests that countries ought to look across borders for mobile and willing job seekers. Continue reading

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10 TRENDS FOR 2015

Here are 10 TRENDS FOR 2015 and 10 prime innovation opportunities to run with – and profit from – in 2015! Continue reading

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The Future of Retail 2015 Report

In the fifth volume of the Future of Retail report the PSFK Labs team explores the dynamic social, technological, and physical forces influencing consumer behavior and driving next-generation shopping experiences. With a refocus on the importance of the physical store, the analysis below includes 10 in-store actions supported by 13 key trends that retailers can use to immediately begin redefining their retail experience. Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of October 2014

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our free Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? Continue reading

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A Peek Inside Ireland's Innovation Island

I had the opportunity recently to intervidw Rory Mullen, West Coast Director, IDA Ireland, and ask him a few questions about the innovation climate in Ireland and how the government is contributing to an increase in the innovation capacity of the island. Continue reading

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THE BEST OF TED: The Future of Early Cancer Detection?

Along with a crew of technologists and scientists, Jorge Soto is developing a simple, noninvasive, open-source test that looks for early signs of multiple forms of cancer. Onstage at TEDGlobal 2014, he demonstrates a working prototype of the mobile platform for the first time. Continue reading

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Introducing Healthovate - the State of Innovation in Healthcare

Healthovate, the newest book from the IXL Center, covers the exciting new innovations across the continuum of care, not only treating a diagnosed disease or condition but in wellness, nutrition, exercise, with access provided through mobile / m-health solutions and more distributed “outlets” closer to where people live. Continue reading

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