Category: Government

Capitol Hill

Lobbying via crowdsourcing? Giving voice to the voiceless? Open innovation shows us the innovative power of those who don’t have the loudest voice, so by giving certain poorly represented groups a voice, maybe a seemingly counterintuitive idea might just benefit all of us. Continue reading

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The value in citizen engagement isn’t always about gathering new ideas or novel suggestions, sometimes it also helps to validate and speed ideas that are already in the works. Continue reading

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Innovative Value on display

The Innovation 101 series of articles presents specific activities and practices to achieve innovation. I chose these activities because I believe they are a great place to start. They are not the end all be all, nor are they “right”. They are simply practicable. If you do them you will notice an improvement in your ability to innovate. Continue reading

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Forbes Reinventing America

“Why Indiana? Why not?,” Steve Forbes told the audience in kicking off the recent Reinventing America: The Innovation Summit. Forbes’ event in Indianapolis was part of the organization’s new Reinventing America Series to help shine a spotlight on the business success stories happening in our country’s heartland.
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JOBS Act = New Money

As the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to move forward with the implementation of Titles II and III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, provisions that open advertising and investing to completely new channels, the startup landscape is morphing, just a little, to match resources and opportunities in previously unattainable ways. However, although Titles II and III of the JOBS Act are… Continue reading

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Brain Gain

Brain drain or brain gain? In the 21st Century, it makes all the difference which side of the line your community is on. Communities suffering brain drain lose their talented young people to places where the lights are brighter and opportunities are thicker on the ground. The community’s future goes with them. The loss is… Continue reading

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Leading innovation: The military case for sharing knowledge

Information is only of value if it is with someone who can do something with it. The US military knows this and is reducing secrecy, but is your company? Continue reading

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