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The Impact of Stress on Innovation

Impact of Stress on Innovation

Stress is something that affects all of us at some point in our lives. Although some amount of stress is unavoidable, businesses need to recognize the importance of creating as stress-free a working environment as possible in order to support innovation. After all, a stressed workforce can greatly impact innovation; causing employees to miss work … Continued

Radical vs Incremental Innovation

Radical Innovation

Are you inside or outside the box? Why not both at once? Is incremental or disruptive innovation better? That’s a tough question to answer. It depends on where your business is and what you want to archive. In your approach to innovation, you should weigh them both. What Is Disruptive Innovation? “Disruptive” boils down to … Continued

Introducing: CBS’s Wisdom of the Crowd

CBS's Wisdom of the Crowd

CBS debuted a new show Sunday night called “Wisdom of the Crowd.” It’s about a tech CEO, played by Jeremy Piven, who builds a crowdsourcing platform to help find his daughter’s killer. Sophia, as the platform is named, is essentially a network of solvers who can contribute information to help find Mia Tanner’s real killer, … Continued

Walmart: How an Innovator in Arkansas Continues to Change our World

walmart as innovator

  In the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, an unlikely corporation spearheaded the relief effort. Walmart, long maligned as a junky department store, pulled off a stunning logistical feat, getting 100,000 meals, 1,500 truckloads of supplies, and jobs for every displaced worker to the site with a speed that outmatched even the government. It … Continued

Learning About Crowdsourcing with IdeaScale!

Crowdsourcing is the practice of asking a large number of people, usually using the internet as the medium, what they perceive as problems within an organization, municipality, or non-governmental civic organization.  Crowdsourcing can take many forms.  A city planner may ask how can the city better accommodate people of varying ethnicities.  Which is an open … Continued