Tag Archives: Visibility

Social Media is the Glue of Innovation

Social Media is the Glue of Innovation

What is the role of social media in innovation (either inside or outside the organization)? Social media serves an incredibly important role in innovation. Social media functions as the glue to stick together incomplete knowledge, incomplete ideas, incomplete teams, and incomplete skillsets. Social media is not some mysterious magic box. Ultimately it is a tool that serves to connect people and information. I'm reminded of a set of lyrics from U2's "The Fly":

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Web Designers Unite for Innovation Excellence

A Contest for Web Designers to Benefit the Innovation Excellence Community --- ATTENTION web designers of the world. The Innovation Excellence community needs your help and we've got a prize up for grabs. Most of the disruptive, square peg in a round hole innovators that visit this site start at the bottom of the site, not the top - beginning their visit on an article page and then exploring the site from there.

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The Seven Habits of Effective Intrapreneurs (intro)

As an inventor I have witnessed a fairly distinctive pattern of intrapreneurship within my own multi-national corporation (EMC). The employees that are the most successful at advancing their ideas through the corporate maze tend to operate using a fairly well-defined rhythm. The chart below breaks down this rhythm into a set of discrete steps that can be learned and practiced by creative employees world-wide.

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