Fri.Dec 06, 2019

What Do Lean and Improv Have In Common?


“Yes, and” - A shorthand phrase that means to first accept the current reality as it is, and then to make a decision and build something based on this reality. Although this concept might sound very similar to certain aspects of Lean, it is actually the backbone of improv comedy.


Innovating successfully: the importance of a strong ideation factory


Successful innovation is only possible if the best ideas can reach you. A strong ideation factory, based on a culture of innovation, is the fourth element of successful innovation in 2020. The post Innovating successfully: the importance of a strong ideation factory appeared first on Exago.

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Four Ways Data is Improving Healthcare


Harnessing medical data can, and will, improve healthcare, writes GE Healthcare President and CEO Kieran Murphy in the GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2019. This article is part of a series about the power of innovation to solve social and economic challenges.

Why Sick Care Innovation Centers Don’t Deliver

Innovation Excellence

If you work for a big, established company, you’ve probably been noticing the sudden rise of a new trend: the innovation lab. Companies as diverse as Delta Air Lines, Target, Google, Pfizer, Marriott, Autodesk, Fidelity Investments, Ford, Verizon, and Stanley Black & Decker are jumping on the bandwagon. Most don’t deliver. Open innovation labs like this bring The Garage. Health/Healthcare Innovation sickcare

Mixpanel's Guide to Product Metrics

Whether you build or market products, tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovation. Use this guide to help you decide what metrics are most important for your product and business.

Design Thinking & Human-Centered Design in Medical Devices & Pharma

Examples of design thinking and human-centered design in the medical devices and pharmaceutical industries. Innovation in the medical devices and pharmaceutical industries is crucial for the health and wellbeing of our communities.

 #KnowWhereYourFoodComesFrom – Freville Farm Integrates Physical & Digital Advocacy

Innovation Excellence

Freville Farm’s mantra is #KnowWhereYourFoodComesFrom. Sarah Friedman, founder of Freville Farm, a small farm in the Hudson Valley, wants to encourage more public dialogue around food, sustainability, and the future of. Innovation #FrevilleFarm #KnowWhereYourFoodComesFrom #LocalFarms #SmallFarmers #SmallFarms

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Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination


The evolving trend of smart city innovation is one that governments should be wholeheartedly embracing, but as with many government initiatives, seems to be having a hard time getting off the ground.

Making Time for Big Picture Thinking

Michael Roberto

Adrian Granzella Larssen has written a terrific Fast Company article titled, "How to get out of the weeds and make time for big-picture thinking." Larssen introduces executive coach Melody Whiting's perspective on why we often overload our schedules.