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If you’re looking for some real world wisdom and insight into how to think about leading technical innovation in complex environments, you’ll want to catch this Webinar with Vice Admiral Joseph W. Dyer (US Navy, ret.) Dyer completed his distinguished naval career by leading the business side of Naval Aviation at NAVAIR, Naval Aviation Systems Command. Continue reading

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Bill Clinton

In a cover story written for Time’s Oct. 1 issue, Clinton describes the Hult Global Case Challenge as one of his favorite partnerships. There’s a reason for that. Founder Ahmad Ashkar, along with partners at Hult International University, hope to create a new generation of profit-motive-driven social entrepreneurial start-ups. Continue reading

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On any given week around the country and the world there are gatherings where people sluff on their everyday lives like dead skin and and come to get inspired. BIF8, which stands for Business Innovation Factory’s intimate gem of a conference, stood its ground in Providence, Rhode Island this week and delivered vibrant stories from a mix of people creating deliberate and profound change. Continue reading

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Remember the adage about “their are always three meetings, the meeting before the meeting, the meeting and the meeting after the meeting”? The BEI Innovation Cloud seamlessly joins them all. Continue reading

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Webinar - Winning the War for Innovation

Tomorrow, September 12, 2012 Innovation Excellence co-founder Braden Kelley will be presenting a FREE webinar in cooperation with Imaginatik, a leader in the idea management software category. The webinar is titled ‘Winning the War for Innovation‘ and he’ll be helping you take a look at whether or not you’re ready to accept that innovation has become a top priority. Continue reading

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there is one very heartening trend that we’re observing as the drumbeat for CEO action gets louder, and it is this – better data driven tools are emerging, and a new discipline that uses them is springing up. CEO’s have always loved and demanded data. What we’re seeing now is a new acceptance of data as the platform for the agile decision making required for innovating. Continue reading

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Innovative Cloud Filmmaking with Tiffany Shlain

Tiffany Shlain, award-winning filmmaker and founder of the Webby awards, creates disruptive innovation using social media and film. Her critically acclaimed work and new crowdsourced films invite universal conversations about what it means to be connected in the 21st century. Continue reading

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