Keep your users passionate in a positive way

Beyond the Obvious

However, since 2005 Etsy.com has signed more than 400,000 merchants and nearly seven million users. I’ve never shopped at the online craft marketplace Etsy.com. I’m not often in the market for hand-knitted iPod cozies, customized guitar cables, or the like.

How can you put innovation to work? Take these examples

Exago

The ‘Oslo Manual: Guidelines for Collecting and Interpreting Innovation Data’ (3rd Edition, 2005) defines four. What is innovation? We can say it’s about R&D and S&T, but it’s also radical, disruptive, incremental and social innovation, as well as innovation competencies.

Lateral Thinking in the Fight Against Crime. The Northern Bank Robbery Story.

Destination Innovation

The first of these new notes entered circulation in March 2005. On the night of Sunday 19 December 2004, two groups of armed men, masquerading as police officers, arrived at the homes of Christopher Ward and Kevin McMullan in Belfast.

The Secret Behind Amazon’s Stunning Success

Innovation Excellence

In 2005, I joined the ranks of a company called Amazon.com – a company that was, at that time, a retail underdog. Author’s Note: The opinions expressed in this article represent my views and my views alone. I do not work for or represent Amazon.com in any way.

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

al, “Introducing the High-Performance Workplace: Improving Competitive Advantage and Employee Impact,” Gartner, May 16, 2005, Gartner.com, accessed August 15, 2011. The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason.

The Coming of the Age of Tolerance

InnovationManagement

It was right here in a syndicated column in 2005 and it was a very scarce notion. How did we arrive here, so suddenly? When for the first time was the original idea of the ‘age of curiosity, scarcity and abundance” published? Today Age of Abundance is a useless notion; the term is widely used […]. Innovation Psychology

Comment on Steal Domino’s Idea…Please by Stephen Jordan (@junkfishjordan)

Stephen Shapiro

I remember traveling from Boston to Caracas in 2005 with my brother and friend, and Continental lost our luggage for 4 days. It was maddening (but to your point in this blog, comforting) to know that on Day 3 they were tracking our bags “on their way from Pittsburgh to Hartford”, two places that had nothing to do with our itinerary. I remember thinking “well, they’re inept, but at least they can track how inept they are”

Drawing facial expressions

Xplaner

You might also want to check out a related post from Communication Nation in 2005. Here’s a quick video on drawing facial expressions. You can also see a larger version of the video here. Did you like this? If so, please consider buying me a coffee!

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Walmart: How an Innovator in Arkansas Continues to Change our World

IdeaScale

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, an unlikely corporation spearheaded the relief effort. In 2005, the company’s CEO decided to set the company on a path to becoming completely green, with no waste and the stores running on renewable power.

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How the current patent system actually hurts innovation (and how patent trolls are being fought)

Idea to Value

The changes in the law began in earnest in 2005 with eBay vs MercExchange LLC , which put in place four rules which a patent owner must meet in order to be able to sue, including the fact that they must “practice” (produce or offer) the technology for which the patent pertains.

System 201

Innovation and creativity: the lasting competitive advantage

RTI Innovation Advisors

Daniel Pink wrote a book entitled A Whole New Mind in 2005, and at the time the book had a nice reception. Dan's book, published in 2005, deserves a re-read at this time, 12 years later, because a lot that he talked about is happening. I wrote recently about my last trip to Dubai, and the impact it had on me.

Innovation Lessons from the Master, Steve Jobs

Destination Innovation

In 2005 the iPod portable music player was Apple’s best-selling product. Steve Jobs was adopted at birth in 1955. He grew up in California. He dropped out of college but voluntarily took a course in calligraphy. He found it beautiful and fascinating.

Strategic foresight: learning from Steve Jobs

Norbert Bol

Steve Job’s speech at Stanford commencement address, 2005. Steve Jobs is often described as a visionary who was willing to take actions that reshaped a range of industries such as software, computers, cloud computing, tablet computing, cellphones, music, TV and movies.

The Real Story Behind an Innovation

IdeaScale

So it teamed up with Motorola to make the Rokr, in 2005. Innovation is more than just one person’s idea. Whenever you read about innovation, you’re sure to hear about how Steve Jobs changed everything with the iPhone.

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The Leader of Innovation Paints a Vision of a Better Future

Destination Innovation

In order to promote her vision for the future of Xerox she created a fictitious Wall Street Journal article describing Xerox in the year 2005. Anne Mulcahy. When Anne Mulcahy was appointed CEO of Xerox Corp. in 2001, many people were surprised, including Mulcahy herself.

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The Flaming Lips and Economic Development

Gregg Fraley

The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) was not a sparkle in anyone’s eye in 2005 when the former president of the University of Central Oklahoma, Roger Webb, and an unknown music promoter, Scott Booker met. Consider Attending the Creativity World Forum 2015.

71 Innovation Methodologies

Open Innovation EU

Focus stage: Maturity Published: 2005 more…. Focus stage: Seed Published: 2005 more…. A while ago I sat down with Machiel Wetselaar & David van Dinther to create a list of innovation methodologies for a course we’re developing.

MB Sarkar, 1961-2016

Open Innovation

In 2005, AMJ selected his paper as the best paper of 2014. Mitrabarun Sarkar, Lenfest Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Temple University, died Tuesday at age 54. He leaves behind a wife and two adult daughters.

The Innovation Generation Has Arrived

Legacy Innovation Group

Koulopoulos of the Delphi Group (2005), and also used by Jenny Floren for her 2010 book by the same name, as well as a recent initiative of the high schools of Central Ohio. The Innovation Generation Has Arrived. Oct 04, 2014 | Anthony Mills.

Ezassi Appoints Denise Fletcher as New Chief Innovation Officer

eZassi

Denise actively serves on the HIMSS Innovation Committee and the Healthcare Delivery Advisory board at WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Denise graduated from Quinnipiac University with a BS in Accounting and obtained her PMP designation in 2005.

Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Management for Business Leaders

Innovation 360 Group

Drucker, who lived from 1909 to 2005, was a management professor, writer, and consultant, frequently referred to as a ‘Management Guru’. You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war. Napoleon Bonaparte.

Calling all mumpreneurs! – Put your daily innovations into action

Wazoku

Innovative parents isn’t anything new – the Guide to Practical Parenting coined the term ‘Mumpreneur’ back in 2005 and since then there’s been a steady rise in the number of parents designing, producing and marketing practical solutions to fellow parents.

Research in 3D printing innovation

Open Innovation

more like OSS in 2005): I'm guessing this is concentrated in Europe because I’m not seeing it in the US. Frank Piller (photo by Joel West) On Tuesday, Frank Piller and I hosted a successful workshop on 3D printing at RWTH Aachen.

How Facebook Made Innovation a Daily Habit

Spigit

Since its founding in 2005, Facebook has become one of the most innovative companies in the world.

Nothing new under the innovation sun

RTI Innovation Advisors

However, most of the conclusions and analysis could easily have been written in 2005. I rise today to praise Innovation Leader and Innosight on their publication of the 2015 Innovation Benchmarking Report. I've only had the chance to read the synopsis, which is available on Slideshare , but it seems like an well-considered report, and I'm sure it's full of great analysis and observations.

Typology for Innovative Organizations

Open Innovation EU

2015, Christensen, 2011, Birkinshaw & Gibson, 2004, Kelley, 2005). Typology for Organizations: an update. It has been a while since Henry Mintzberg developed his influential work that made us aware of the importance of structures in organization design.

Getting to Yes Quickly: How Amazon Out-Innovates the Competition

Spigit

They revolutionized the shipping and delivery business with Amazon Prime in 2005 and Prime Now years later in 2014. How does tech titan Amazon out-innovate its competition time-after-time? They do one thing more frequently than most.

CFP: 3D Printing Conference in Paris, June 1

Open Innovation

More compelling applications and use cases are needed if 3D printing is to cross the chasm, grow and become a mainstream technology (Moore, 2005).

Learning User Innovation by teaching it

Open Innovation

Conversely, the relatively low transaction costs of many forms of user innovation (such as those envisioned in von Hippel 2005) would mean that more (if not most) of these innovations will be disseminated. MIT Press, 2005. They say you never learn something until you teach it.

Join The Global Movement

100%Open

It is a growing problem (66 million and rising at an average of 10% a year since 2005, due to a perfect storm of climate change, conflict and demographic changes). Displacement of people is one of the pivotal global issues of the early 21st century.

Top innovation funds for startups in Asia: Part 2

hackerearth

It was established in 2005 has funded over 300 companies (such as Alibaba, Didi, Meituan, and JD.com) with innovative business models or engaged in cutting-edge technologies.

Understanding the Value of Workarounds

Boxes and Arrows

2005). As I stare down the tiny leaf-shaped fruit well of my yogurt container, I stop to think, why can’t I ever get ALL of the fruit from this little reservoir? There is always some fruit left over. My spoon is too wide to reach the corners.

Getting to Yes Quickly: How Amazon Out-Innovates the Competition

Spigit

They revolutionized the shipping and delivery business with Amazon Prime in 2005 and Prime Now years later in 2014. How does tech titan Amazon out-innovate its competition time-after-time? They do one thing more frequently than most.

Top Creative Clicks for the Week – Labor Day and Facebook. Is God an Algorithm?

BrainZooming

INDEX: Award was conceived in 2002 as a world event for design and was awarded for the first time in 2005. A friend recently told me a story about her friend whose grandmother, after engaging with Facebook, said the most wonderful thing.

Research Policy added to FT journal list

Open Innovation

I remember when I was up for tenure in 2005, the department tenure committee was questioning my 2003 RP publication (which until recently was my most cited journal article ). Today the Financial Times announced that it has updated its list of journals used for ranking global business schools.