Sat.Dec 13, 2014 - Fri.Dec 19, 2014

Reigniting Innovation and Creativity

Technology Created

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh. Here’s an interesting question.

Plateaus are Harder Than Mountains

Boxes and Arrows

Bold claims have been made about applying “big data” to solve the world’s problems, from health (Fitbit) to saving energy (Nest).

Insights from PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel

Innovation Leader

In this audio excerpt, Peter Thiel discusses how internal politics can tilt decision-making in large companies towards conventional ideas and away from what is truly disruptive

Fidelity VP on Tools for Innovation Teams

Innovation Leader

Rick Smyers of Fidelity Investments explains how you can put the right strategy, tools, and people in place to make a real impact — and details some of his team’s successful projects

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Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Government Exec on Quick Hits & Innovating Procurement

Innovation Leader

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts' first Government Innovation Officer talks about the importance of quick hits and implementing a crowdsourcing initiative