Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

5 years from now…

IBM's predictions of five years from now

289 x served & 65 x viewed…you’ll no longer be amazed! What might seem incredible today will be quite natural to most of us five years from now. Douglas Adams – author of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – explained to us that 

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Urbanized – an amazing story

Cityscape

273 x served & 49 x viewedOver half the world’s population now lives in an urban area, and 75% will call a city home by 2050. But not all cities are experiencing growth, some are actually shrinking.Urbanized is a fascinating documentary about cities, looking at strategies behind urban design of some of the world’s foremost […]

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How the mighty fall…?

Kodak Prosper S10 inkjet print heads

Oh yes, Kodak missed the opportunity to prosper from their innovations in digital imaging and the digital camera. So how come they didn’t see what was coming? I guess they were stuck in their old business model of making film that had made them a fortune. When you’re feeling comfortable with the old and the old still brings in some money, it seems impossible to look up and get a grasp of the long view. At least not without taking help from a outsider that isn’t trapped in the present.

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Life-long learning

Lifelong learning word cloud

Our ways of learning are changing, but it seems that not everyone is aware. Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown describe in their new book A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change, how a new type of learning takes place without books, teachers and classrooms.

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Killing creativity…

98 x served & 13 x viewedYoungme Moon who is the Donald K. David Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School has compiled an “anti-creativity checklist” that gave me a total flash back to my earlier employer. I believe I heard at least 80% of...

Stuff that doesn’t work – yet

146 x served & 55 x viewedI just remembered a really inspiring talk at Guldäggsdagarna 2010. This was almost a year ago, but I believe it is still well worth sharing. Click image to play video. Faris Yakob was Chief Technology Strategist of McCann Erikson in New York, and is...

Crowd-Accelerated Innovation

91 x served & 12 x viewedChris Anderson taught me a new concept: Crowd-Accelerated Innovation. Three thing are needed for this: a (big) crowd, light (open visibility) and desire. This is most easily achieved by utilising web video such as YouTube, where it is possible to realise global innovation. It...

What is a book, actually?

92 x served & 16 x viewedI believe that the book as an artefact has a very strong notion with most people. "I would never read a book on a crappy screen" may still today be heard from a majority of people. IDEO has recently published a video showing three...

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