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Ideas out of Thin Air - An Innovative Innovation Event - Innovation Excellence

I just returned from the Thin Air Innovation Festival in Park City, Utah. It was an innovative conference with a lot of focus on creating connections, story exchanging, and catalyzing new relationships. I loved the format. Continue reading

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TED talk:

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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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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How to Get Buy-in, Support and Resources for Enterprise Innovation (FOTW)

Through our conversations and observations of how intrapreneurs at different companies have gone about doing this, we’ve outlined a handful of strategies that you can try to secure buy-in, support and resources to foster enterprise innovation. Continue reading

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When Innovation is a Moving Target - Innovation Excellence

When I was growing up in the UK of the 1970s, there was a TV game show called The Golden Shot. The final part involved a member of the audience guiding a blindfolded cameraman to line the crossbow sights up to the bullseye. “Left a bit, right a bit, up, down a bit – FIRE”. If they were lucky, the bolt would hit the middle of the target and they would win a prize. Continue reading

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The Physics of Disruption

Jeremy England, a rising star in the world of physics, has made quite a stir with his ideas about the meaning of life. In a nutshell, England argues that while disorder in the universe tends to increase over time, living things harness energy around them to create order from randomness. Continue reading

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How can you grow consumer-focused skill sets and principles in a company that historically has relied on its technological capabilities to innovate? Continue reading

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