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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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Announcing Stikkee Situations

I am proud to announce the launch of my business cartoon series called Stikkee Situations. I will try and do at least one business cartoon a week on the themes of innovation, change, marketing, management, leadership, strategy, culture, human resources, entrepreneurship, and the occasional political cartoon just for fun. You may notice changes over time as I take a rapid prototype, Lean Startup type approach to the creation and evolution of this strip. Continue reading

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Top 50 Innovation Tweeters

Okay, let’s all be honest, a lot of us have either been on vacation, are going on vacation, or we’re dreaming of a vacation. As a result we thought we would give people a few more days to submit their Top 50 Innovation Twitter Sharer nominations. So, we’ve extended the deadline to September 7, 2014. Continue reading

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Pepsi Refresh failed because it had no relevance to the brand’s operations or heritage. Pepsi never earned that particular mission and therefore consumers saw little need to reward the company for its efforts. Contrast Business Innovation Factory (BIF), an organization that brings cutting edge innovation techniques to social initiatives, many of which are similar to those Pepsi Refresh sought to promote. Continue reading

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Soon Skype will be able to translate your conversation instantly between people speaking different languages. This will have a huge impact on business. Continue reading

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What would life be without lists, I would be bored, life would be colorless. It was only time before innovation got its lists, or rather a list called the Global Innovation Index. Continue reading

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Would you like to see the new menu?

We’re proud to announce the introduction of a new set of menus on Innovation Excellence, designed to better highlight all of the different types of content that we publish (articles, videos, presentations, emails, and more), the innovation research offerings that we provide, and all of the information you need about the world’s first global innovation certification. Continue reading

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