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If you want to be a 21st century company (or economy), if you want to survive and thrive during this Great Stagnation , you've got to to have the courage, foresight, and determination to step up to a higher rung on the ladder of innovation. It's time to master what I sometimes call "I-squared": the art and practice of institutional innovation.
Luke Williams , a fellow at frog design and adjunct professor at NYU Stern, is a leading consultant on innovation and the author of DISRUPT: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business .
Physical brainstorming may sound like a carefree slam-bang talk session, effective brainstorming hardly is. One way to notch up effectiveness is to take it online.
Business is, above all, busy.
February 2008 The fiery reaction to the release of Arc had an unexpected consequence: it made me realize I had a design philosophy.
by Dan Pallotta | 3:14 PM July 20, 2010 Imagine Walt Disney at the age of nineteen. His uncle asks him what he plans to do with his life, and he pulls out a drawing of a mouse and says, "I think this has a lot of potential."
It's called "The Ark", but looks more like a ship sitting upside down on the water. A new design by Russian architect Alexander Remizov challenges the tradition of land-based hotel living and would provide a refuge in the future -- should the world face a modern-day flood of Biblical proportions. Remizov designed the hotel as part of a program on architecture and disaster relief through the International Union of Architects (UIA).
Innovation refers to incremental, radical, and/or revolutionary change. Change in thinking, products, processes, and/or institutions & organizations. It's fueled by creative people on an unending journey to make things faster, smaller, cheaper, cleaner, simpler; people who put their heart and soul into their craft without regard.
by Dan Pallotta | 1:40 PM July 28, 2010
by Umair Haque | 6:05 PM May 14, 2009 Welcome to the zombieconomy — where things happen backwards. Case in point: today's best example of how not to manage innovation comes from those who should be masters of radical innovation: venture investors.
Here is a picture of our reception floor of our new office in the Idea Couture building.