higher education

  • Disruptive ideas about education and learning that universities should adopt to graduate more creative, entrepreneurial and impactful engineers.

    Don’t Stop at STEM – Innovators Require a Lot More than Technical Knowledge

    June 9, 2016 | By: | In: Videos

    In this clip, Olin College President Richard Miller, a prominent voice in the movement to reform engineering curriculum, explains how higher education can create more innovators by better integrating studies that have traditionally segregated students, in order to show them that the potential for large-scale impact is at the intersection of feasibility, viability and desirability.

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    The Creative Destruction of Your Job

    July 9, 2015 | By: | In: Strategies

    The rise of crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, crowdtransporting, crowdletting, etc., has transformed our economy. It has also ushered in the era of the shared economy. Previously marginalized people can now contribute, no matter how small, to all walks of life. It seems to be a fantastic opportunity for the world to access the untapped skill of the crowd. But what about the people whose jobs this makes redundant? Whither the expert?

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    Advantages of All Sectors

    March 20, 2012 | By: | In: Videos

    Former U.S. Undersecretary for Energy Dr. Kristina Johnson articulates the advantages of various sectors to make impact on critical issues and to drive innovation. Interviewer Dr. Tina Seelig also provides background on the Epicenter, the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation, that seeks to bring entrepreneurship and innovation skills into undergraduate engineering education.

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    6 steps on How to Achieve Innovation in Outsourcing

    January 19, 2012 | By: | In: Reports

    There has been a huge amount of growth in the outsourcing industry over recent years, so much so that it has become engrained in the way many large enterprises run their business. As the industry matures and the range of outsourcing services extends to higher value activities, client firms raise the bar regarding their expectations, seeking the delivery of high impact innovation from their vendors.

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    Christensen and Eyring: Students Will Win When Disruption Hits Higher Education Sector

    January 9, 2012 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    In their new book The Innovative University Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring explore why higher education is heading for disruption. As budget deficits and healthcare costs squeeze government support for higher education, enrollments at traditional institutions will steadily shrink. This will force the education sector to major changes and the students will come out winners, as is typical when disruption reshapes an industry. InnovationManagement asked the writers to elaborate on trends in higher education and the way education is delivered to students.

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    Clayton Christensen’s New Book on the Disruption of Higher Education

    January 5, 2012 | By: | In: Book Reviews

    Higher education is heading for disruption. In the new book The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education From the Inside Out, Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring explore why this is inevitable and what traditional universities and colleges can do about it. Professor Bill Fischer, himself an avid believer in disruption, reviews this book covering an extremely timely subject.

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    Freeing up IP for Innovators: A New Role for Universities is There for the Taking

    May 11, 2011 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes

    Universities and higher level research institutes need a better way of getting innovations into the market and that means taking risks earlier in negotiations. IP management systems designed for early disclosure could be the answer, argues Maxine Horn.