How To Compete In A New Era Of Innovation

Digital Tonto

So people took notice when economist Paul Krugman wrote that “by 2005 or so, it will. [[ This is a content summary only. In 1998, the dotcom craze was going at full steam and it seemed like the entire world was turning upside down.

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It’s Not Enough to Drive Change, You Also Have to Survive Victory

Innovation Excellence

He moved quickly to meet the threat posed by Netflix head on, launching Blockbuster Online in 2004 and, after successfully testing the concept in a few markets, ending late fees in early 2005. In early 2004, Viacom announced it would spin off Blockbuster Video, leaving CEO John Antioco master of his own fate.

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Calling All Founders: To Build A Platform for All Humans


Take podcasting, for example: I first heard of podcasting back in 2005 from Wired magazine (which I used to read religiously). Many people bemoan that we have to keep moving from platform to platform, as they evolve from person-to-person communications tools to megaphones for big media.

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How can you put innovation to work? Take these examples


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. Read More. The post How can you put innovation to work? Take these examples appeared first on Blog Insights

The Coming of the Age of Tolerance


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

The Secret Behind Amazon’s Stunning Success

Innovation Excellence

In 2005, I joined the ranks of a company called – 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 in any way. Their stock price was laughable at $25/share (vs. nearly $1,000/share today), and. culture Innovation Amazon Employees engaged employees Talent

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. Both men were officials of the Northern Bank, one of the largest banks in Northern Ireland. Their families were taken hostage and the men were told to go into work as normal the next day.

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Keep your users passionate in a positive way

Beyond the Obvious

However, since 2005 has signed more than 400,000 merchants and nearly seven million users. I’ve never shopped at the online craft marketplace I’m not often in the market for hand-knitted iPod cozies, customized guitar cables, or the like. Their annual sales figures for 2010 were $273 million. Even more interesting to me is […]. Book Excerpts customer loyalty eBay Etsy passion product sell your product

What Is Your Creative Inspiration?

Phil McKinney

What was it that got me to start back in 2005? I really enjoy getting behind this microphone. It is my personal creative outlet that is separate from the day job. Like all things, I got inspired. My inspiration was when my mentor, Bob Davis, lent me my first self-help set of cassette tapes created […]. Blog Bob Davis creative inspiration earl nightingale The Strangest Secret

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”


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


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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Drawing facial expressions


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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Michael Brunner is Named Honoree in Pittsburgh’s 2020 Smart 50 Awards


2005: H e acquired a creative boutique agency in Atlanta to provide a foothold in one of the nation’s strongest business markets . Pittsburgh ( November 20 , 2020) – Michael Brunner, Brunner ’s Chairman and CEO , has been named an honoree in Pittsburg h ’s 2020 Smart 50 Awards, recognizing the top 50 executives of the 50 smartest companies for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations. . “It

Why “Follow your passion” is terrible advice for you & those you care about

Idea to Value

The patron saint of Millennials, Steve Jobs of Apple, is also held up for one of the most famous quotes to inspire the generation, delivered in his Stanford Commencement address in 2005. – Steve Jobs, 2005. [I One of the most common pieces of advice floating around the internet is also one of the most dangerous: To be happy in life, you need to figure out what you are passionate about, and singlemindedly pursue that as your ideal job.

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#1,825 – Pilot Episodes To The Rescue

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

This pile of unaired and unwanted pilots reminds me of The Black List, which has tracked the best unproduced movie scripts each year since 2005.

Strategic Partnership With Wazoku/InnoCentive

Stephen Shapiro

I have been involved with InnoCentive, the premier external crowdsourcing platform, since 2005. I am pleased to announce that I recently inked a Strategic Partnership deal with Wazoku/InnoCentive. Their approach to innovation has solved some of the world’s most complex problems.

The Real Story Behind an Innovation


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. It is, to many, a perfect moment, a recent point in time where a company came along and changed everything out of the blue. Yet the iPhone is actually the result of years of work, a slow process that took two decades and dozens of products. Meet the MacPhone.

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PLM Re-Birth at McDonald’s: How to Maximize Value in a Decentralized Organization

Innovation Excellence

McDonald’s, the world’s largest fast food restaurant chain, began its product lifecycle management (PLM) journey in 2005. [note these videos are from 2015].

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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. The marriage of aesthetics and technology became his life-long obsession. Jobs led a company which embodied the combination of art and science. He was an eclectic revolutionary.

The History of Coronavirus in Patent Literature


Since then we’ve seen one other year (2005) breaching the 1,000 mark, with several others coming close. Matt Troyer, Senior Director of Analytics at Anaqua. What can patent data tell us about the world’s past research and response to Coronaviruses (CoV)?

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. One of the most common questions I get asked when talking to companies about their issues with innovation is “how do we prevent someone stealing our ideas? Should we get them all patented?”

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Innovation and creativity: the lasting competitive advantage

Jeffrey Phillips

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.

#1,937 – Space Week: Underwater Space Station

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The Greek alphabet has only been utilized once before, during the infamous hurricane season of 2005. Seven major hurricanes formed, with 27 named storms spinning up between June 2005 and January 2006.”

New Decade, New What?


As Wharton professor Philip Tetlock showed in a landmark 2005 study, even experts’ predictions are only slightly better than chance. The trouble with predicting innovation is that the changes that people tend to foresee take a long time to materialise if they ever do.

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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. She had never run a company before and had little financial experience, having worked mainly in Sales and Human Resources functions.

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. Up to now we’ve gathered 71 different methodologies for implementing innovation in your organization. We are still looking for ways to categorize them, but for now we’ve based our categorization on the maturity of the organization.

#1,837 – Leave The Big Four Alone!

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A s**t show the likes of which has not been seen since the 2005 Congressional witch hunt on steroid use in baseball. . Yesterday I was in a lot of pain and it had nothing to do with the fact that I fell off my bike and may have broken my arm or torn an elbow ligament.

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Qmarkets forms Strategic Partnership with Japanese B2B Firm to Promote Corporate Innovation in Japan and Beyond


About Ishin Co Founded in 2005, Ishin Co is a B2B media and event company, offering information to startups and other enterprises who wish to expand their businesses and operations. Qmarkets, the leading supplier of collective intelligence solutions, has partnered with Ishin Co. Ltd.,

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. When they established the conference in 2005 and invested in staff (President Susan McCalmont is a hands-on visionary) they didn’t know what the results would be, but they had faith in the idea. Consider Attending the Creativity World Forum 2015.

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 combination of vision and taking appropriate actions made him a great example of a discipline which is called strategic foresight.

Ezassi Appoints Denise Fletcher as New Chief Innovation Officer


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. New Chief Innovation Officer Signals Bright Future for Ezassi.

The Fat Cat Syndrome Prevents Innovation And Opens The Door For Disruption


He mentions a McKinsey research (‘Poorer than their parents) that from 2005 to 2014 in 25 developed countries, the income of 2/3 of the population stagnated or declined. What is the fat cat syndrome? Here are a few definitions: The state of mind one possesses when one becomes so successful, he/she disregards the inefficiencies and lost opportunities. Fat cat is a political term originally describing a rich political donor, also called an angel or big money man.

How To Lead Through Crisis

Innovation Excellence

In their 2005 book, W. There’s a passage in Ernest Hemingway’s 1925 novel, The Sun Also Rises , in which a character is asked how he went bankrupt. Two ways,” he answers. Gradually, then suddenly.” The quote has since become emblematic of how a crisis takes shape.

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

Planview 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.

Calling all mumpreneurs! – Put your daily innovations into action


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. What do toddlers, ideas and carrot sticks have in common? To some people, not very much, but to any parents desperately trying to instil some vitamins into their child – innovative ideas and disguised vegetables go hand in hand.

#2,078 – China’s Weather Modification System

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Although China ratified the treaty in 2005, its interest in controlling the weather and the environment didn’t wane. Arizonians just endured a wet and dreary weekend. Prescott is dealing with a foot of snow while it even hailed in North Scottsdale! I shouldn’t complain.

Pursue Independence and Fulfillment Instead of Happiness

Tullio Siragusa

In the year 2005, 19% of fresh graduates returned to their parent’s house. Pursue Independence and Fulfillment Instead of Happiness. According to studies and research it has been proven that being dependent can lead to situations which could affect one’s psychological well-being.

Join The Global Movement


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. Trends indicate that children comprise well over 50% of any future displaced population and that this percentage is rising. The global community is struggling to respond: a case of 20th century solutions for 21st century challenges.

Future Insight: Changing the World with an Anticipatory Mindset

Daniel Burrus

billion by 2050, overall food production must increase by 70% between 2005 and 2050. We are at a unique point in human history, marked by accelerating global change and enhanced by technological advances. We are always doing the impossible. Agile organizations learned how to change rapidly, but with change accelerating, we must go beyond agility and learn to anticipate disruptive problems before they happen. A New Incentive.

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. I first met MB in Boston at the 1997 Academy of Management meeting, where we both participated in the doctoral consortium of the Technology and Innovation Management division.

How Facebook Made Innovation a Daily Habit

Planview Spigit

Since its founding in 2005, Facebook has become one of the most innovative companies in the world. They’ve used their influence as the number one social network masterfully, evolving into an ecosystem of brands – Instagram, WeChat, Aquila (Facebook’s Internet plane), and others – all aligned to further the company’s mission of giving people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. But how did they get to this point?

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. Not long ago one of my clients, a very skilled former top consultant, now a seasoned industry leader, asked for “ Artificial Intelligence for Dummies ”.

Nothing new under the innovation sun

Jeffrey Phillips

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.