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Here are seven metaphors to help you drive innovative behaviour as a creative leader. 1. Lift the veil – why does your organisation want to innovate? If your top management team plans to launch an innovation initiative, have them answer three questions first: Continue reading

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World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 is a dedicated time worldwide to inspire new action, create novel ideas, make new decisions; solve problems in new ways, do something new, support new thinking, partner with new people, hold new conversations, use a new pair of eyes. It’s is a global launch pad for new ideas, new decisions and new actions. Continue reading

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Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with Linux, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by coders worldwide. In a rare interview with TED’s curator, Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. Continue reading

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Leading Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise [interview] - Innovation Excellence

Leading Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise is a new book from Bloomsbury, written by IX contributor Peter Cook. In this interview, Peter answers some questions about the book and its contents. Continue reading

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An exploration of how the challenge-based approach to innovation can fail its participants, and how organizations can do better. Continue reading

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This spring, Google is introducing the self-driving bicycle in Amsterdam, the world’s premier cycling city. Google wants to “make biking safer, smarter, and easier by applying self-driving technology to biking”. Will they? Continue reading

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Innovation and Introduction to TRIZ Theory for New Product Development Process - Innovation Excellence

The TRIZ approach and best practices such as the Stage-Gate Process can greatly benefit each other. These approaches are not rivals, but rather can be used to amplify each other’s successes. Continue reading

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