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    5 of America’s Best Innovation Labs

    August 17, 2017 | By:

    The innovation that goes on within American corporations is truly breathtaking. Of course, many of the best innovation labs require the immense resources of powerful companies, but at their heart, these labs all succeed when two components come together: the right people and the right ideas.

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    Turning Big Data into Big Paydays

    August 16, 2017 | By:

    The global technological advancement has been ongoing for many decades now. The ability to generate big data by companies concerning their clientele and customers is an opportunity that to exploit and transform into huge returns on paydays. Venturing into data analytics can form a source of income for many more people globally as big data continues to get more use.

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    Top Three Blogs on Innovation Talent

    August 15, 2017 | By:

    Innovation is a hot topic today. No wonder that there are numerous blogs on the subject. In a fascinating report, CapGemini found that “difficulty finding the right people to drive innovation efforts was the number one constraint to innovation success.” So we assumed there would be lots of good advice in these blogs on the people side of innovation ‑ innovation talent, leadership and teams. We set out, full of enthusiasm, to find the best blogs on innovation talent.

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    How will Your Organization Prepare for Extreme Scenarios?

    August 14, 2017 | By:

    A BISS-project powered by the Service Science Factory

    Rapid changes in technology, customer needs and society forces large organizations to constantly adapt to a changing context in order to remain relevant. Organizations therefore need to shift their strategy from a reactive to a pro-active approach, or in other words, they need to anticipate the future to prepare for it. Developing extreme scenarios paints a picture of the future and poses the opportunity for organizations to prepare for upcoming challenges and to make use of new opportunities.

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    Do Your Employees Need Passion?

    August 10, 2017 | By:

    If you’ve ever written a job description that calls for passionate, hard-working candidates, did you ever stop to think about what that means? Sure, having engaged and loyal employees is the ultimate goal of any company, but the word “passion” is loaded.

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    Are Legacy Approaches to Talent Inhibiting Your Innovation Efforts?

    August 8, 2017 | By:

    The legacy approach to talent selection involves matching education, length of experience and functional skills to the role. All of this makes sense as a baseline, and for well-established professions. But, we argue, selecting talent for innovation requires a whole new approach. Companies must recognize specific innovation skills that drive business outcomes. Yet today, most lack the tools to do so.

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    You’re Stifling Innovation, And You Don’t Even Know It

    August 3, 2017 | By:

    It is a common belief that encouraging creativity will lead to higher levels of innovation. In actuality, most organizations already have the creative ideas they need. But they are missing or outright rejecting them, and they don’t even realize they’re doing it.

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    7 Ways Startups can Foster Innovation through Sustainability

    August 3, 2017 | By:

    Here’s a spoiler: 90% of all startups fail. The 10% that make it have one thing in common – they all are bringing in innovation through sustainability. These startups are all about evolving by providing faster results with less wastage. It’s a never ending process of innovating for the present and future generations.

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    How Big Data is Optimizing City-Life Efficiency

    August 1, 2017 | By:

    A city without traffic jams seems like a far-fetched dream that most people would not even believe in. Many would say the same about air pollution as well since breathing in clean and fresh air in the cities is something that most have not really experienced. Well, you might be surprised, but big data could be the solution to all of these problems that modern cities face.

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    The 5 Most Innovative Renewable Energy Sources

    July 31, 2017 | By:

    As our population grows and we use more natural resources than ever, the issue of renewable energy sources becomes ever more pressing. Innovation isn’t only important in the business world, it’s also crucial for ensuring the future of our planet.

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    The 6 Best Video Streaming Tools for Tech Businesses

    July 27, 2017 | By:

    With video streaming becoming more and more popular, advancements have made networking much easier and simpler for technology businesses. In addition, they have also become a lot more affordable and practical to use. As tech companies begin to grow, the demand for such tools will also grow, and developers of data streaming tools know this. With that in mind, it is much easier to find many options for streaming tools.

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    6 Reasons Some People Are Uncomfortable with Innovation

    July 19, 2017 | By:

    When we talk about innovation, we sometimes forget that not everyone is on board with the new and revolutionary. Some people would rather stick to their same schedule and do the same thing, day after day: a predictable and comforting routine. For champions of innovation, this mindset is difficult to understand. However, you’re likely to meet many people over the course of your career who are simply uncomfortable with innovation, and you will have to learn to work with them. The first step to compromise is understanding, so let’s take a look at some of the reasons people are sometimes uncomfortable with innovation.

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    Hold Innovation & Mobilize National Entrepreneurialism

    July 18, 2017 | By:

    We are over flooded with massive innovation lacking commercialization; we have qualifications, certifications and degrees but seriously lacking directions; we have incubators and accelerators exhausted like real estate projects…we have make-believe economical development games but the real progress is not there. So what else we need?

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    How Big Data Will Influence the Insurance Industry

    July 12, 2017 | By:

    Although the advent of Big Data stands to benefit several industries, the insurance sector has a clear advantage in terms of leveraging technology to benefit not only its bottom line but also its customers. To a great extent, the insurance industry was one of the earliest adopters of Big Data; over the last few decades, actuaries and statisticians have been reviewing large data sets and preparing analytical reports for underwriters who in turn make decisions about coverage and premium rates.

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    How to Foster an Organizational Culture that Encourages Innovation

    June 29, 2017 | By:

    Innovative and forward-thinking companies are successful because they have new, exciting, and useful products or services before others and consumers take notice of companies regularly producing the next big thing. These companies are more effective and they can grow more rapidly because their company culture encourages innovation among their employees. A company of “intrapreneurs” can quickly become a successful and noteworthy company.

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