The future isn’t what we thought it would be. We don’t walk around in silver suits, travel to colonies on Mars or drive in flying cars. Instead, we dress casual, take selfies and communicate in 140 characters. Yet in many ways, we’re much better off than we imagined. Continue reading

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According to Forrester Research, B2B e-commerce sales are now more than twice the size of B2C e-commerce and are expected to achieve $559 billion in sales in the US by the end of 2013. Continue reading

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Government Driven Innovation - 9 Future Drivers

It has been 5 years since President Obama named Aneesh Chopra as the first CTO of the United States. It has been 4 years since the US government launched Challenge.gov as a platform for the government offices in the United States to drive innovation and collaboration with its citizens. They were great initiatives, but not much has happened since then. Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles – July 2014

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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Innovation Questions of the Day

As a parent and someone who is focused and passionate about helping organizations create a sustainable innovation culture for their organization, I’m always thinking about inspirational questions to help put people in the right mindset to innovation, thinking about what subjects our educational institutions should be teaching in order to create tomorrow’s innovative workforce. Lately I came up with a couple of questions I’d like to share with you. Continue reading

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Innovation’s Mantra – Sell New Product To New Customers

There are three types of innovation: innovation that creates jobs, innovation that’s job neutral, and innovation that reduces jobs. Continue reading

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