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Visualization. Thought. 4 Ways To Keep Great Ideas From Getting Stuck In The Pipeline. More than ever, innovation is a real, tangible competency at many Fortune 500 companies, which are investing substantially in their innovation capabilities to build new businesses, explore new technologies, and find new avenues to creating value.

4 Ways To Keep Great Ideas From Getting Stuck In The Pipeline

However, for every company that has produced substantial impact through innovation, there are many others that have struggled to produce real results. Tempted by the hope of disruptive products and beyond-the-core growth, less successful business leaders discover that making innovation happen at a large company is harder than they imagined. After a few years--usually three--they find that their budgets are dramatically cut and their priorities realigned. In some cases, their entire innovation structures are eliminated. What separates the great innovation organizations from the good ones? The Innovation Pipeline The traditional graphical depiction of an innovation pipeline is a funnel.

What Really Happens A Path Forward 1.) 2.) 3.) 8 Handy Tablet Styluses to Boost Your Creativity.


Development. Creative Techniques. This A to Z of Creativity and Innovation Techniques, provides an introduction to a range of tools and techniques for both idea generation (Creativity) and converting those ideas into reality (Innovation).

Creative Techniques

Like most tools these techniques all have their good and bad points. I like to think of these creativity and innovation techniques as tools in a toolbox in much the same way as my toolbox at home for DIY. It has a saw, spanner, hammer, knife and all sorts of other things in it, they are all very useful, but you have to pick the right tool (creativity / Innovation technique) for each job. This site will try and provide a little guidance along with each tool to let you know whether it's best used for cutting paper or putting in nails. For the future, the aim is to also have sub-categories which will identify Techniques for; Problem Definition - including problem analysis, redifinition, and all aspects associated with defining the problem clearly. Subcategories. Your Creative Success. The Creative Confessional.


Creativity. Get Creative! Creative-Inspiring People, Places & Things on Home : Get Creative!

Get Creative! Creative-Inspiring People, Places & Things on

Creative-Inspiring People, Places & Things We often find our richest sources of inspiration through our experiences with other people, places, and things. Here is a listing of sections on the Creativity Portal that will open the door of creative inspiration to you! Inspiring Sections on the Creativity Portal Inspiring Creativity Success Stories Success stories contributed by artists, writers, and others who've followed their passions into the marketplace and enjoy financial rewards for their creative products and services.

Be Creative! Imagination Prompt Generator Push-button story starters! A visual exploration on mapping complex networks. MAKE. Design Thinking for Educators. Creative Exercises For Artists. 10 Social Networks for Artists 2012. Listed here are 10 social networks for artists.

10 Social Networks for Artists 2012

Each of them have unique features for artists, including: Networking with other creative people around the world. Connecting with art galleries, curators, and art collectors. Some allow the addition of a personal portfolio, and creation of art blogs. Most allow attachment of a website link, and in some cases, social networking profiles. In case you are wondering, I have a profile at each of these artist social networks, but of course do not have time to visit each regularly. 1 - CultureInside Gallery Culture Inside Gallery is a gallery run social network, and includes space for artists to add artworks, biography, artist statement, and an art blog. One innovative thing I saw here is the lightbox. 2 - Lab for Culture is a European social network for artists and art lovers.

Read current art news, keep track of art events and exhibitions, and find art jobs in Europe. 3 - 4 - 5 - Artbistro 6 - Inspiration Explosion: The Cure for Creative Block (Advertising, Architecture, Business Card, Fashion, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Logo, Photography, Typography, Web Design Inspiration) A Taxonomy of Ideas? Creativity Traits: Strategy List: 35 Dimensions of Critical Thought. S-1 Thinking Independently Principle: Critical thinking is independent thinking, thinking for oneself.

Strategy List: 35 Dimensions of Critical Thought

Many of our beliefs are acquired at an early age, when we have a strong tendency to form beliefs for irrational reasons (because we want to believe, because we are praised or rewarded for believing). Critical thinkers use critical skills and insights to reveal and reject beliefs that are irrational. In forming new beliefs, critical thinkers do not passively accept the beliefs of others; rather, they try to figure things out for themselves, reject unjustified authorities, and recognize the contributions of genuine authorities. They thoughtfully form principles of thought and action; they do not mindlessly accept those presented to them. If they find that a set of categories or distinctions is more appropriate than that used by another, they will use it.

Independent thinkers strive to incorporate all known relevant knowledge and insight into their thought and behavior. Go to top.