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  • Daniel Burrus
    Everyday Innovation Can Produce Big Results
    So many companies get obsessed with scoring the next Big Innovation. Of course we’re all hungry to find that next giant disruptive idea that will revolutionize our industry. However, how often can you truly expect that big stroke of genius...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    The Future Has Come and Gone: You Just Missed It
    The fundamental difference between leading and leading innovation is simply this: there is no data on the future where breakthrough innovation happens. Try guessing what will be the hot consumer electronics item in three years or what miracle...
  • Daniel Burrus
    The Privacy Revolt: The Growing Demand For Privacy-as-a-Service (PaaS)
    There’s one thing just about every company has in common right now. Without even necessarily meaning to, they have in some way become the proprietor of a new kind of wealth. I’m referring of course to their customers’ data. But...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    Want Radical Innovation? Here's Where to Look
    Innovation happens behind-the-scenes. It's often not the faces of a company--the directors and managers--who come up with breakthrough ideas but the individuals working out of public view, in the background. These are the people who can see...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    The New Rules of Innovation
    Go back to the basics. That is the imperative of radical innovation: take a look at the underlying rules and principles that guide your organization and see what happens when you change them. This often means disrupting and unsettling rules that...
  • CHOP
    Philadelphia, this Springs healthcare conference hub
    Philadelphia, a national hub for healthcare and life science innovation, will be buzzing with healthcare providers and professionals this Spring. In addition to the hundreds of hospitals and medical facilities located in the Greater Philadelphia...
  • Save the dates: National Capital Region STEM events to engage ALL students
    Save the dates: National Capital Region STEM fairs & expos educate ALL students
    It is no surprise that when students declare their majors, it's the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) aficionados - those aspiring statisticians, civil engineers, network architects, neuroscientists,etc. - who get all the love...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    The Inverse Innovation Cycle: How Failure Becomes Success
    There's something that leaders don't tell you about success. It occurs in a seemingly inverse order: after failure and then before it. It's the strange cycle that characterizes all innovation: the failure that comes with...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    Innovation Starts in the Belly of the Beast
    In the Biblical parable, God commands Jonah to make a journey to a foreign land and preach against the wicked. Instead Jonah sets sail in the opposite direction believing that the unrighteous were unworthy of salvation. The almighty raises a storm...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    Critics Make the Best Innovation Evangelists
    Smart people can make bad innovators. The brilliant thinkers at the top of their field are often the individuals least willing to take the risks required to implement deep change. Innovation is a highly iterative process based on trial and error....
  • Jeff DeGraff
    Innovation in Higher Education: Here We Go Again
    According the Chronicle of Higher Education and National Public Radio, competency based education is the new thing. Actually, it’s the old thing. Vocational education, once the main road to middle class prosperity in America, has returned...
  • Interview continues as Mark Randall discusses Kickbox open source launch
    Interview continues as Mark Randall discusses Kickbox open source launch
    This interview with Adobe VP of Creativity and Kickbox inventor Mark Randall continues from part one.Having successfully implemented the Kickbox innovation process internally, Adobe is now open sourcing this product on February 9, 2015 to provide...
  • Adobe VP of Creativity Mark Randall interviews on Kickbox innovation process
    Adobe VP of Creativity Mark Randall interviews on Kickbox innovation process
    Adobe’s Kickbox, an inventive new process for innovation, launches as an open source product February 9, 2015. Inside Adobe, the Kickbox program empowers employees to become innovators. Starting today, at Kickbox.Adobe.com, Adobe is sharing...
  • Adobe Kickbox
    Adobe makes its ‘Kickbox’ innovation process available for free
    Adobe Systems, Inc. announced today that it is making its “Kickbox” innovation process available for free to help individuals and organizations everywhere be more innovative. Kickbox is a process and toolkit that has been used...
  • Why Courage is More Important Than Creativity
    Why Courage Is More Important Than Creativity
    A crisis is the perfect start to your revolution. When an organization is at its most vulnerable point, it is also most poised to rebuild itself. At these seemingly disastrous moments, the risks and rewards normally associated with innovation are...