Tag Archives: GE

The Crowdstorm Effect

This three-part series discusses how leading organizations are tapping external talent to not only find new ideas but also to get feedback on ideas. Regardless of how we define innovation, the talent to deliver it is now found within and outside our organizations. This is a given. The process to harness it is a work in progress. The material in this series comes from our recently published book, “Crowdstorm: The Future of Innovation, Ideas and Problem Solving”.

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The Super Supercapacitor

THE SUPER SUPERCAPACITOR is a Finalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition and is in the running to become the $100,000 Grand Prize Winner. Ric Kaner set out to find a new way to make graphene, the thinnest and strongest material on earth. What he found was a new way to power the world.

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The Sky is NOT the Limit

Meet Peter Diamandis - the visionary man behind the X Prize Foundation which provides financial awards to spur the next generation of big thinkers and enable inventors to solve the world's biggest crises. Through this dynamic portrait we see the world through Diamandis' inspired point of view. Revolution through Competition!

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Innovation Regeneration

In biology, there's an old saying: "Growth is the only evidence of life". A lot of investors on Wall Street seem to echo these words when they evaluate today's corporations - and business leaders are getting the message. At GE, for example, CEO Jeff Immelt is on the hook to deliver an incredible 8% of organic growth each year. This represents around $15 billion of new revenue - equivalent to the combined annual revenue of America's entire bookstore industry, or fitness industry, or music production and distribution industry!

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