Innovate Innovation Policy

Gregg Fraley

Why a Hostile Immigration Policy is Stupid. I’m not going to comment on the moral or overtly political aspects of the new immigration policy. I will say I think that the new policy is hostile, at the very least in terms of how it’s perceived by people overseas.

Witnessing the future of innovation policy


Participating in the first week of the Indian iteration of the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator. The Policy Accelerator is an executive development programme seeking to build a global network of innovation policy entrepreneurs. Global Innovation Policy Accelerator.

Research Policy added to FT journal list

Open Innovation

As an associate editor of Research Policy, I can say that the editorial board is very proud of the recognition that comes from being added to this list. Unlike in Europe, few American business schools have an innovation or technology management department, which means that innovation scholars tend to be found in strategy, management, entrepreneurship or operations management departments. What is Research Policy? ” journals Research Policy

Beyond Bitcoin: The Future of Blockchain Technology

Daniel Burrus

At the same time, as Bitcoins struggled to gain widespread use, blockchains—the technology Bitcoin transactions are handled with—were growing. The rapidly evolving technology of blockchains holds enormous promise for game-changing disruption across any number of industries and fields.

Raise The Minimum Wage: It’s Innovation Policy

It's Saul Connected

may be our best innovation policy. You wouldn’t know it from either our current innovation policy or the partisan catfight, cable news talking heads, and tired political arguments about minimum wage. Raising the minimum wage should be cast as an innovation policy.

RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku


The RSA’s Citizens’ Economic Council is a programme that aims to spark broader public discussion about the goals and priorities of economic policy and the future of the UK economy. The post RSA crowdsources opinions on economic policy using Wazoku appeared first on Wazoku.

Living in a globally connected world of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

For policy makers around the global all working to design the most optimum innovation conditions they might not be considering enough the true effects their individual policy decision means, it might actually be undermining the very thing they are attempting to achieve.

Too much Precaution deters Innovation

Destination Innovation

The precautionary principle states that if an action or policy has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public, or to the environment, in the absence of scientific consensus that the action or policy is not harmful, the burden of proof that it is not harmful falls on those taking the action.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The critical enabler will come from technology and systemic innovation. As this energy transition is such a seismic shift, it requires clear Government support and enabling policies on a coordinated basis. Source IRENA [link].

Confusion or Diffusion in Energy Transition?

Paul Hobcraft

There is this compelling and urgent need to accelerate low-carbon technology innovation if the world can achieve decarbonization of the energy sector between now and 2050, to significantly contribute to meet international climate goals set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Does Financial regulation inhibit Innovation?


People tend to adopt technology when it yields higher results in an organisation. An example of technology driving innovation was the ATM in the banking industry. . 100% Open 100%Open innovation olicy innovation policy innovation strategy open innovation

The Latest Technology And Software To Help Monitor Your Business

The Human Factor

In this digital age, being clued up on the latest technology and software that’s available to your business is essential to stay relevant and on top within your industry. These policies stop you from undervaluing your product or service while staying competitive with others in your industry.

Dell Technologies: Dell Client Drill-Down

Information Playground

Over the last few weeks I've been laying out a technical vision for Dell Technologies. The vision is intended to make clear an industry direction for the technology divisions that make up Dell Technologies: Dell Client, Dell EMC, Secureworks, VMware, and Pivotal.

Fostering Innovation with Technological Solutions – Part 1


What might the link be between Barcelona, fostering innovation with technological solutions and organisations looking to give the people what they want? The series opens by considering how organisations are using various technology solutions to tackle everything from continuous improvement through to grand challenges. I was in Barcelona just prior to all the recent referendum* to give a session on fostering innovation with technological solutions.

How was it for you?


100%Open Lead Coach Heli Heartland with her mentee Marli Elizabeth Ritter des Santos, one of Brazil’s leading Technology Transfer Specialists and a pioneering tech researcher. 100%Open collaboration design-led innovation disruptive innovation entrepreneurs higher education innovation innovation policy innovation strategy interdisciplinarity knowledge transfer Learning open innovation skills for innovationHow mentoring can add value.

Too Busy To Save Your Company


You own a motion-picture company and you should be thinking about what digital technology will do to your business. One of my final posts of 2012 memorialized the brands we lost last year, and inspired the question, how do so many companies so often and so badly miss the boat?

The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Steve Blank

Our defense department and intelligence community owned proprietary advanced tools and technology. We and our contractors had the best technology domain experts. agencies that historically owned technology superiority and fielded cutting-edge technologies now find that off-the-shelf solutions may be more advanced than the solutions they are working on, or that adversaries can rapidly create asymmetric responses using these readily available technologies.


Innovation Outposts and The Evolution of Corporate R&D

Steve Blank

The last 40 years have seen an explosive adoption of new technologies (social media, telecom, life sciences, etc.) Not only are the number of new technologies and entrants growing, but also increasing is the rate at which technology is disrupting existing companies.

Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is

Steve Blank

They enabled companies to comply with local government laws – for example to allow foreign subsidiaries to transfer manufacturing technology from the U.S. source: Market versus technology drive in R&D internationalization : M von Zedtwitz, Oliver Gassmann.

Public Sector Innovation: moving innovation from the margins to mainstream

Innovation Excellence

UNDP remains one of the few UN agencies that supports governments in setting up Public Sector Innovation Labs to experiment with new approaches to policy-making and that advises government partners on designing Open Innovation Prize Challenges.

Checking for the global pulse of innovation

Paul Hobcraft

This report is mainly for those interested in forming national policy on innovation or judging where they are within the global race on innovation but it tells us all some really important points on the current health of innovation. Policy and Reality seem to mirror the same issues.

Green finance through shared savings

Norbert Bol

Last week I wrote about the “ green finance gap “, where investments in green technology suffer from a lack of financial resources and less attractive risk-return expectations compared to other investments. As discussed earlier there are alternatives to invest in green technologies in a supply chain. Investments are made by the supplier of the green technologies or sustainability measures (such as insulation) and they are compensated by a share of the savings.

Cybersecurity Is Everybody’s Business

Daniel Burrus

As technology has grown and matured exponentially, so too has the frequency with which technology-based crime can be carried out. Have firm policies in place—and make certain they’re followed. Keep all technology as current as possible.

Business Case for Patient and Doctor Experience Innovation

Innovation Excellence

There are three basic ways to establish or TEE up a competitive advantage: Technological excellence, Execution/operational excellence and customer Experience excellence e.g While policy makers are pushing value based care, convenience care is more important to.

Picking the right innovation races

The Future Shapers

Would you use your personal relationships to speak to someone in the horse and racing game or would you use the latest technology? The series opens by considering how organisations are using various technology solutions to tackle everything from scanning, searching and matchmaking.

Levelling the playing field. Potentially the biggest challenge to your Digital Transformation in a generation.

The Future Shapers

At the beginning of the internet, governments put in place policies and interventions to stimulate economic activity and opportunities. As the authors of the report note, “the option of breaking up Google, for example, is not a policy option for the UK”.

6 Ways to Protect Customer Data

Daniel Burrus

Encryption technologies and processes are evolving at an exponentially rapid rate. Establish a regular schedule to see if your current encryption technology and practices are as up-to-date as possible. We’ve all seen the headlines about the cost of cybercrime.

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Taking advantage of emergence for discovery

Paul Hobcraft

Her opening insight is in the twenty-first century we are all requiring more reliance on social technologies that are designed to allow the different technologies to emerge and be allowed to integrate, due to the diversity and diffusion of knowledge.

The enemy is already within. The flood gates are open. Can GE recover?

Paul Hobcraft

This complexity of transformation, when you operate within any heavy industrial asset world, is a significant challenge, especially today when technology is fast displacing dated business models, technologies and ways of work at an ever-increasing pace.

What Mobile Trends Should You Be Getting Behind?

Daniel Burrus

Dematerialization is a Hard Trend — we know that computer technology has only decreased in size while increasing in functionality, and it’s going to continue in that direction. Anticipating the future Future Tech Technology News Daniel Burrus Mobile Trends Technology

WYOD: Is Your Organization Ready?

Daniel Burrus

Too many business leaders today are assuming that wearable technology is too new—and that it doesn’t pose a serious threat now. Sales in wearable technology, including smart watches, smart wristbands, and mush more is exploding.

The Internet of Things Is Creating Smart Airports

Daniel Burrus

One exponential technology—a technology that is growing at an exponential rate—that’s helping to create smarter, more efficient airports is the Internet of Things (IoT). The technology failures that caused the widely publicized shutdowns of both Southwest and Delta Airlines in 2016 underscored the very real need to update aging IT infrastructure. Thanks to new technology, many other aspects of airline travel have definitely improved.

Innovative Advances in Pricing

Innovation in Practice

In order to evolve and still remain competitive, housewares manufacturers must focus on their Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) policies. Advertising Innovation Strategy Technology Web/Tech

Nii Lokko

Innovation 360 Group

He is also a participant in various entrepreneurial ventures within the Fintech and Venture Capital spaces, with particular interest in emerging market nation transformation through leapfrog technologies. Technology Strategy & Incubation. Based in New York, USA and Accra, Ghana.

How China’s Shenzhen became the world capital of hardware innovation

Idea to Value

Most people still think of China as a technology copycat, stealing intellectual property and designs from western companies and producing inferior but cheaper knock-offs. WIRED recently released a mini-documentary in the video above showing how Shenzhen developed from a little fishing village into the world’s most innovative hub when it comes to technology hardware. The mission of the city was technology, knowledge and window to the external world.