Monthly Archives: July 2014

Is Innovation Really Everyone's Job?

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The danger of saying “we’re all innovators” is that it dilutes the role of the teams whose primary responsibility is innovation. Unless responsibility and accountability for innovation are clear, confusion and inefficiency will potentially inhibit the output; innovation is then in danger of becoming a diminished buzzword.

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Innovation TV Part 2

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In a previous post I wrote about my company's use of EMC TV for the final stages of the innovation process. During that post I mentioned I would also share how internal ideators use the same medium to advance their own innovation initiatives. As promised, here are a full set of elevator pitch videos that ideators created to sell internal ideas within EMC.

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The Future of Wearable Tech

PSFK brings you the Future of Wearable Tech report in collaboration with iQ by intel identifies 10 trends and three major themes that point to the evolving form and function of wearable devices and their influence on the way we live, work and socialize. In our Connected Intimacy theme, we explore how wearables are revolutionizing the way we communicate information about ourselves and maintain relationships over any distance.

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BEST OF TED: Why Truly Innovative Science Demands a Leap into the Unknown

While studying for his PhD in physics, Uri Alon thought he was a failure because all his research paths led to dead ends. But, with the help of improv theater, he came to realize that there could be joy in getting lost. A call for scientists to stop thinking of research as a direct line from question to answer, but as something more creative. It's a message that will resonate, no matter what your field.

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