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Holacracy to Fuel Innovation

We examine and define Holacracy, including the objective of this alternative management structure–a framework that’s been popularly in the media, but not always reported on accurately. We then answer: can Holacracy spur innovation? Continue reading

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Target, Walgreens, Google - who will win? - Innovation Excellence

Huge players are scrambling to make an impact: Walgreen’s, Google, Time Warner, Target, as well as an increasing number of healthcare technology start ups. Who will win? Continue reading

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For the innovation practitioner observing or, indeed, participating in this frenzy of shopping, two aspects of this period are worthy of additional investigation and can provide insights into the art of new thinking. Continue reading

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Is Jibo the Latest Innovation to Join Your Family?

I wrote a couple of months ago about the Amazon Echo, the latest piece of hardware to emerge from the South Lake Union headquarters of one my city’s largest employers. A piece of hardware that follows in the wake of the successful Amazon Kindle and the failed Amazon Fire Phone. The Amazon Echo aims to get you to put a computer in the center of your living room and… Continue reading

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Storytelling is out, enter Storydoing

As the founder of Southwest Airlines, Herb Kelleher did something no other person in the airline industry could do—grew an airline from nothing to more than 3500 flights a day, and turning a profit every single year. How? A fanatical dedication to thinking and doing things differently. Continue reading

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Re-Invent the Future

Many companies find themselves at a crossroads. The next few years will decide which business models will survive and which will undergo sweeping changes. Technological evolution, the modern consumer and the total market compel us to answer that one crucial question: who is prepared to re-invent their company as well as themselves? Continue reading

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NPD

Location, location, location is as true for conferences as it is for Real Estate. Events are engines of economic development for the cities they choose. We’ll be doing more on both – cities and their innovation events this year – bringing you the innovation highlights from both. That’s why we were excited that the Frost & Sullivan Innovation in NPD and Marketing is going to New Orleans! Continue reading

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