Innovation

Playfulness is one of the most important aspects of innovation

Here’s another little bit of mind candy from Tim Brown [of design company IDEO] taken from the brainbox TED. He talks about the link between play and innovation, how important it is to think back to the way creativity and imagination operated at a childhood level. We fear the judgement of peers.We’re embarassed about showing […]

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Getting peeps to your posts…

A great post from Darren over at Problogger about getting more traffic to your blog that I thought I’d share with you. It’s a great post and good food for thought. When you think about it, it’s how we think about communication in general [or should do]. Who are we talking to? What interests them? […]

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Creativity, Future of Media, Future of Work, Futures, Innovation, Innovative stimulus, Looking for insights, Macro trends, open source, Problem Solve, social media

A little ditty for your next innovation workshop…

Another good piece of innovation stimulus from the lovely Lynette Webb,  Insights Manager at Google who created a Flickr site called “Interesting Snippets”. I’ve profiled her before and this is the latest image to her collection. It comes to us with a great quote from Russell Davies’ blog entry about Clay Shirky’s book Here Comes […]

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Creativity, Future of Media, Innovation, Innovative marketing, Lifestyle trends, Macro trends, neophiliac, new product, Nice Design, Problem Solve, Social, social media, Work Futures

Beta goes meta: From innovation to trend in a heartbeat

A great post by CNET blogger Tim Leberecht taken from Matter/Anti Matter. Innovation isn’t limited to R & rooms anymore. The Web 2.0 movement–powered by start-ups such as Twitter, Malhalo and even YouTube, has proven that innovation often happens in iterations. Build, launch, tweak, measure, repeat. Digital experiences seem to be ‘always in beta’–learning and […]

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