Sat.Apr 04, 2015 - Fri.Apr 10, 2015

Can Windows 10 Disrupt Android and Get Microsoft Back in Handset Game?

Braden Kelley

Microsoft Tries to Disrupt Mobile Phone Market I came across an article on Mashable recently highlighting a new Microsoft experiment.

If you fail to forget, you'll fail to innovate

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm happy to report that I've forgotten a lot about innovation. In fact I make it a regular practice to try to forget what I know. After over a decade of focus in the innovation space, forgetting isn't always easy, although as a I grow older I think I'll have the opportunity to forget more frequently and perhaps without trying. If all of this forgetting seems counter-intuitive, please continue to read on.

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Comprehension vs. Commitment

Grasshopper Herder

I hate premature surrender. That’s what happens when the signal from the market is NO, but you don’t truly grasp why. Landing Page vs. Comprehension Test. Experiment Design comprehension test landing page test Lean Startups smoke test

Innovation Has Nothing To Do With Age

Gijs Van Wulfen

A lot of people assume that establishing a culture of innovation would require bringing in young people. They are wrong. Innovation has nothing to do with age. .

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Three Sad Innovation Lessons From Radio Shack

Gregg Fraley

Keep Punching, Stay True to Yourself and Trends, Make Things. The demise of Radio Shack., it’s depressing. Much like Kodak you read the history of events and can point to several ideas not done that could have saved them. You can also point to many ideas they tried that were clearly the wrong bets. Hindsight is better than foresight, but still, if they’d stuck to their original values they might have survived.

Innovation is like societal change

Jeffrey Phillips

It occurred to me over the weekend that a lot of the sturm und drang around innovation is very similar to the resistance and issues that arise around social change. As people we are, for the most part, conservative, willing to accept the established norms rather than face the uncertainty of change. Is a major innovation in a technical setting all that different from a major societal change?

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Artificial Intelligence –Threat or Possibility?

Innovation 360 Group

As last blog post ended , I am going to dig a bit deeper into the incredible speed at which the world is learning right now and how it is learning. For every day, a smaller fraction of the world’s combined intelligence is in the brain of an animal (eg. a human, monkey or a fish), and more intelligence is captured in dead objects.

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Apple's Watch: Another Great Team Story

Bill Fischer

Apple has always loaded the odds in its favor. Every big, audacious project that it has pursued -- the Macintosh, Lisa, Newton, iPod, and the iPhone – have had one thing in common: all have had a great team behind them. A recent article in Wired, by David Pierce suggests

Inside the Seattle Ecosystem: Starbucks, Microsoft & More

Innovation Leader

At our Field Study, we visited Starbucks HQ; Cambia Health's Cambia Grove healthcare collaboration space; the WeWork startup workspace; and more

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Apple's Watch: Another Great Team Story

Bill Fischer

Apple has always loaded the odds in its favor. Every big, audacious project that it has pursued -- the Macintosh, Lisa, Newton, iPod, and the iPhone – have had one thing in common: all have had a great team behind them. A recent article in Wired, by David Pierce suggests