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  • Muhammad Ali: an analogy for innovation

    Today I'll argue that Ali embodies innovation, and his life is symbolic and perhaps an analogy for what innovators live and do. Continue reading → Original: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2016/06/07/muhammad-ali-an-analogy-for-innovation/ By: Jeffrey PhillipsPosted: June 7, 2016...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Celebrity, Entertainment, Headlines, Inspiration, People & Skills, Profiles of Innovators, Uncategorized, Boxing, Innovator Profile, sports, Success Stories

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  • Agile at Orange France

    Koen Vermeulen is CIO at Orange France, and awarded CIO of the year in 2015. He kindly accepted to answer a few questions related to the implemnation of Agile methodology, and how it brings a brand new spirit for innovation projects. Continue reading → Original: http://www.innovationexcel...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Digital, Leadership, Processes & Tools, Profiles of Innovators, Technology, collaboration, agile, Agile Approach, brand, Innovation Teams, IT

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  • Constraints and Creativity (the mother of innovation)

    Musings on the theory of constraints and its relevance for creativity - and innovation - in business. Continue reading → Original: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2016/07/05/constraints-and-creativity-the-mother-of-innovation/ By: Peter CookPosted: July 5, 2016, 5:00 pm

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Creativity, Disruption, Inspiration, People & Skills, Profiles of Innovators, Business Models, constraints, history, Lessons from Innovators, music

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  • #welovestartups: Oracle startups program

    Currently looking after Oracle France corporate responsibility, Dominique van Deth always thought that companies could have a significant impact on Society. For 5 years, Dominique has been managing startups programs, and he launched in 2014 a structured program to engage volunteers in helping sta...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Digital, Entrepreneurship, Product Innovation, Profiles of Innovators, R&D, Corporate accelerator, Corporate Responisiblity, Dominqiue van Deth, Oracle, Participative innovation, Product Management, Startup programs, startups

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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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  • Accelerating Innovation with Rapid Learning Cycles

    As innovators, we all want to do three key things: Create something new, fantastic and disruptive; Bring it to the market fast enough to capture its value and grow our business; Do it again (and again, and again...) Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/2017/08/30/accelerating-innovat...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Build Capability, Conferences, People & Skills, Processes & Tools, Product Innovation, Profiles of Innovators, R&D, Cars, Honda, lean, Lean Product Development, Motorcycles, Yamaha

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  • The Genius of Iconic Brands

    I believe the truly iconic brands, like iconic figures in the arts, sciences, and society at large, are the direct result of innovative genius.Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/2017/09/29/the-genius-of-iconic-brands/ By: Lou KillefferPosted: September 29, 2017, 12:00 pm

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Apple, Case Study, Creativity, Customers, Design, Disruption, Innovation, Product Innovation, Profiles of Innovators, brands

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  • The 30 Year Rule – How Long Does Innovation Take?

    “Agile” has become the mantra for the digital age. If you don’t move fast, so the thinking goes, you can never be any good, because your competitors will get there first and you’ll be left in the dust. In many circles, this notion has become so well established that no one...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, People & Skills, Processes & Tools, Profiles of Innovators, Thomas Edison

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  • Origin Stories of Innovation™: The Power of Creative Naiveté [Interview series]

    Paul Earle shares extraordinary podcast interviews that reveal the innovative genius, trials and triumphs behind the invention and reinvention of great institutions, spanning entirely different verticals and even generations. Today, Innovation Excellence proudly launches Season One of Origin Stor...


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  • The Next Generation of Innovation Automation

    Join David Boghossian, Imaginatik General Manager, in a live webinar discussion of the Innovation Automation Revolution: Exploding Data, Powerful Sense-making, and Ubiquitous Engagement. Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/2017/05/03/the-next-generation-of-innovation-automation/ By:...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Profiles of Innovators, Technology, Webinar, automation, future, Innovation Platforms, Trends

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