Tag Archives: global innovation

Bloomberg: The World’s Most Innovative Economies

By Michelle Jamrisko and Wei Lu   — Updated on January 19, 2016 — 9:51 PM CST In the world of ideas, South Korea is king. Germany, Sweden, Japan and Switzerland rounded out the top five in the 2016 Bloomberg Innovation Index, which scored economies using factors including research and development spending and concentration of high-tech public companies. South Korea notched top scores worldwide ...

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Researching Different Minds Thinking Greatly

Our data shows that when diverse minds from different cultures collaborate on new approaches, good ideas result. The conclusions we drew from this analysis have resulted in behavioral change at EMC. Most notably we’ve formed a global “Innovation Best Practices Community” in order to intentionally stimulate this behavior.

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Should Any Innovation Be Nationally Structured?

In a recent article I submitted to Social Innovation Europe, who are building and streamlining the social innovation field in Europe, I made some arguments against national borders for social innovation, actually I'd say any innovation, even in its organizing values. We simply miss to much in todays globally connected world. Let me explain that part here on 'the why' that I believe in this:

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What Impact Could Sociometric Badges Have?

In a previous post I introduced a PhD dissertation by MIT’s Taemie Kim: Enhancing Distributed Collaboration Using Sociometric Feedback. This announcement for the dissertation summarized the topic quite well: Results show that sociometric feedback influences the communication patterns of distributed groups to be more like that of co-located groups, which results in an increase in performance. The MIT Media Lab ...

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Improving Communications on Distributed Teams

I’m a member of the EMC Research Cambridge virtual team. This position affords me the opportunity to travel into Cambridge, Massachusetts once per month and work with local universities and/or businesses. I’m free to pursue research topics that interest me and benefit my company. I keep a watchful eye on seminars that occur at local universities such as Harvard and ...

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