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Where’s Google going next?

Onstage at TED2014, Charlie Rose interviews Google CEO Larry Page about his far-off vision for the company. It includes aerial bikeways and internet balloons … and then it gets even more interesting, as Page talks through the company’s recent acquisition of Deep Mind, an AI that is learning some surprising things. Continue reading

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 Microsoft out-innovates Apple & Google

Microsoft has become more innovative and can take advantage not only of current and upcoming customer trends, but has set its strategy for long-term growth. Continue reading

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We all know that no one reads books any more, right? It’s because of the internet, and twitter, and Justin Bieber, I think. The argument for this was summed up by Nicholas Carr in his article Is Google Making Us Stupid? Continue reading

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Once Chromebooks achieve performance sufficient for most college/office/work users, the traditional PC laptop will become a high-end niche product. That is unless Microsoft devises an effective response and pre-empts Chromebooks with something new of their own. Continue reading

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Gregg Fraley’s impressive list isn’t about the best films in a cinematic sense. It’s more about the potential for instructive innovation clips. If you’re an innovation educator seeking to use film clips, you might want to check out… Continue reading

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Why Failure Is Important for Big Innovation

Expectations are a big issue in this scenario of innovation. If senior leaders at Google expect a high output from Google X they would be sadly disappointed. But they explicitly reward failure. Continue reading

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How Do You Measure Innovation?

How do you measure innovation? One of the reasons that only about 1/3 of all Fortune 1000 companies have formal innovation metrics is because this simple question does not have a simple answer. Continue reading

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