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  • Shoe Dog: 11 Lessons from the Creator of Nike [book review]

    I’m a sneakerhead. In English, that means that I collect trainers. I love the aesthetics of the shoes, but perhaps more so the dynamics of the collectibles market which Nike effectively created. In his new book, Phil ‘Shoe Dog’ Knight, the founder, former CEO and now Executive C...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Book Review, Business Models, Case Study, Culture & Values, Industry, Profiles of Innovators, Leadership, Nike, Shoes, sports

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  • Transport Challenge: Deutsche Bahn and Data Pitch ask startups to change the future of transport

    German rail company, Deutsche Bahn AG, is making its data available to start-up businesses and SMEs as part of Data Pitch, a new European Commission-funded initiative which is supporting open innovation with data. Deadline for entrants is Oct. 1st. Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/blo...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Competitions, Data, Design, Digital, Europe, Industry, Open Innovation, Research, public transportation, Start-ups

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  • The Secret Formula for Achieving Market Leadership

    As Jack Welch so skillfully demonstrated while he led GE, Market Leadership is the one real strategy that has long-term staying power. H mandated that GE would be No. 1 or No. 2 in every market it was in, or it would get out. It was a “Market Leader or nothing” strategy, and it served...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Business Models, Customers, Design, Disruption, Feature Of The Week, Growth, Industry, Leadership, Management, marketing, Strategy, Business Strategy, Innovation and Strategy, Market leaders, technology

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  • Behind the Scenes: An Inside Look at Amazon’s Futuristic Distribution System

    Ever since Ford revolutionized auto production by implementing the assembly line in 1913, manufacturing has come a long way. One of the current innovations taking place pertains to distribution. With an extremely demanding multinational client base and fierce competition from rivals, fast and eff...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Experience Innovation, Industry, Amazon, Robots

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  • 2017 Interbrand Breakthrough Brands [Report]

    40 brands, 7 trends, global insights: In this 2017 Interbrand Breakthrough Brands report, you'll find the 40 startups and upstarts changing the world and discover the key trends they're driving. Each brand's growth trajectory is mapped in striking data-driven visualizations, and you'll see where ...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Case Study, Consumer Innovation, Disruption, Growth, Industry, brands, consumers, data, Data Visualization, Global Insights, Innovation, marketing, technology

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  • Key Takeaways from 2017 Internet Trends Report [presentation]

    Greg Swan summarizes Mary Meeker’s famous annual Internet Trends Report. "Although never presented very clearly (in a creative sense), this is one of the most important milestones of aggregating trend data in our industry each year." Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/2017/06...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Data, Entertainment, Industry, News, Presentations, Trends, Advertising, digital, internet, mobile

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  • How IoT is Transforming Unexpected Industries

    By the late 1990’s computers became truly transformative, followed by Internet and email as conduits to a continuous flow of information that could be processed, analyzed and turned into action. Today, as digital connectivity transforms physical machines, we’re likely into the early d...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Consumer Innovation, Industry, R&D, Science, Technology, agriculture, construction, ecology, Internet of Things, productivity, Telematics

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  • How Product Quality Transforms Your Ability to Innovate [Case Study]

    Too often, companies are sold on a target price for their product. They want to charge somewhere between what the market is willing to pay and what’s necessary to turn a profit — sometimes at four to five times the manufacturing cost. It’s tempting to take shortcuts in manufactu...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Case Study, Disruption, Industry, Innovation, Processes & Tools, Product Innovation, Profiles of Innovators, 3-D printing, manufacturing, Plastics

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  • Top 5 Innovations in Solar and Photovoltaic Power

    The Department of Energy (DOE) has hit a key goal in solar energy cost reduction three years ahead of schedule, according to The Hill. The SunShot Initiative originally aimed to lower the price of electricity generated by utility-scale solar photovoltaic systems to $0.06 per kilowatt hour by 2020...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Growth, Industry, green power, photovoltaic, Solar Power

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  • Innovation Should Not Ignore Privacy or Security Risks

    Will new laws ignore privacy dangers inherent in self-driving cars? Even as the country still reels from revelations that almost 2.5 million more people were affected by the recent Equifax than previously thought (bringing the current total up to 145.5 million), the senate has introduced legislat...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Data, Government, Industry, Innovation, autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity, Data Breach, Lawmakers, privacy, Security

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