Why Governance is Vital to Innovation Success

One mistake I see too often in innovation programs, results in declining perceived value from innovation, resulting in a decline on motivation and support. There are some simple steps you can take to boost the core power and value of innovation in your company, but it takes a little diligence.

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Digital Natives and the Creation of “New Culture”

Brian currently studies as an eighth grader in a private school in the United States. While his mom used to carry books around when she herself was a student, Brian and his classmates are now being taught how to use the e-reader, a portable device that allows them to read and store hundreds of books. It’s slim, so it’s very easy to carry, yet it offers a great simulation of a real book, such as “flipping” through the pages, adding notes and highlights, and doing extra research when Internet becomes available.

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Richest Source of Innovative Ideas is Under Your Nose

Ideas are the currency of the 21st century and companies are increasingly in competition with each other to generate innovative ideas better and faster. In a world where game-changing innovations seem to come out from silicon valley every other week however, how can the rest of us hope to keep up?

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Four C's of Innovation

Over the past decade, I've been fortunate enough to be given a multitude of opportunities to challenge an organisation to become an innovative company. Not all have gone according to plan, but throughout the years my models have refined with increased success. Resulting in multiple ventures that exceeded the magic 100 million dollar value benchmark.

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Mobile Brands: A Practical Solution

As far as statistics will show you, going mobile should be a no-brainer. This is something any company today should do, without question. Why? Because first, everybody is going to that direction and, second, your competition’s doing it too. And for good reason too.

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