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Disaster preparation will not only save lives, but it can provide a blueprint for emergency personnel to better respond to these tough situations. Innovation can help professionals bring these learnings in and out of the office setting. Continue reading

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After using statistical algorithms to predict the fate of a few thousand companies, venture capitalist, Thomas Thurston has exposed controversial discoveries about what drives commercial success for disruptive innovation. It’s confounding simple, but, still really hard to apply because— we’re so human. Continue reading

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Value Proposition Design Book Cover

I had the opportunity to interview Alex Osterwalder about his new book Value Proposition Design. This is the second part of the two part interview. For fun I thought I would break the interview into two parts so we could take a look at his thoughts on both bad value propositions and good value propositions in turn. Below you will find my questions in bold and Alex’s answers immediately following the questions. Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of March 2015

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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Value Proposition Design Book Cover

I had the opportunity to interview Alex Osterwalder about his new book Value Proposition Design. This is the first part of the two part interview. For fun I thought I would break the interview into two parts so we could take a look at his thoughts on both bad value propositions and good value propositions in turn. Below you will find my questions in bold and Alex’s answers immediately following the questions. Continue reading

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The Innovation Excellence community is a place to experiment and try stuff and invite you to join in. The Anti-Summit, April 23-24, in NYC is one of those experiments! Continue reading

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BEST OF TED: What if 3D printing was 100x faster?

What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over … slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveils a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that’s 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing? Continue reading

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