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Innovation

In tough economic times, should you innovate?  Yes!! was the unanimous message from the speakers at the Australian innovation conference, InnoFuture 2008.

Key messages from Day 1

  • Increase your return on imagination – give people time to think (Tom Wujec, Canada)
  • Increase granularity– disaggregate data to find new opportunities (Mehrdad Baghai, USA)
  • Collaboration 21st century style (Web 2.0 contributing and sharing) is affecting how we innovate...

   Applied Creativity and Innovation Program   11-12 September.

If you are in Singapore or Malaysia – take time out to learn practical skills to create ideas from nothing and take away the proven methodology to turn ideas into innovative products, services...

Highlights from the Boston Consulting Group’s report “ Innovation 2008: Is the Tide Turning” which was produced in conjunction with “Measuring Innovation 2008: Squandered Opportunities” – See other blog post

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Click on attachment below to download the full report.

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Here are some key points from the report that I think are relevant for innovation practitioners

 

If you plan on remaining a going concern, you need to be able to...

Here are a few highlights from the Boston Consulting Group’s report “Measuring Innovation 2008” which was produced in conjunction with Innovation 2008: Is the Tide Turning – See other blog post Click on attachment below to download the full report.

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  • For the uninitiated,  Measurement seems an unlikely  ‘must have’ component to innovation.
    For the majority of business, metrics and measurement are the critical element that is missing.
    Companies...

September 2008

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Innovation Immersion
Phoenix, AZ - October 20th-22nd.
From great ideas to executable innovation, define YOUR competitive edge.
Come join us in Phoenix
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Robert F. Eberle was an educational administrator in Edwardsville, IL. He wrote about creativity for

children and teachers. His most famous creative thinking resource book for creativity instructors is

SCAMPER, which is still widely used and available.

 

A Leader at CPSI for over 30 years Bob was influential in the integration of creativity principles...

In one of my recent Masters classes, one of my students presented some information on Swarm Creativity, which I had not previously heard of by that name.  While the class worked on a team projects I was able to power browse the book, and later did a bit of research on the web.


The book Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks by Peter A. Gloor is an interesting look at group creativity.  A quick Google search takes you to...


2008 ISPIM Conference - Open Innovation:
Creating Products and Services through Collaboration

The 2008 ISPIM Conference - Open Innovation: Creating Products and Services through Collaboration - will be held in Tours (Loire Valley), France on 15-18 June 2008.

 

Organised by ISPIM and supported by ESCEM School of Business and Management, this...

The International Center for Studies in Creativity in collaboration with Creativity and Innovation Management (CIM) and Blackwell Publishing LTD announce the 2nd Creativity and Innovation Management Community Meeting to be held in Buffalo, NY, USA on the campus of Buffalo State College. This will be the 2nd CIM Community Meeting and the sequel to the successful first meeting in Oxford (March 2005). The three-day conference in Buffalo will begin with an opening reception on the...

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