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Does Innovation Need “Structure”?

A 2012 study by Accenture found that organizations that have a holistic, formal innovation structure consistently report better outcomes of their innovation programs. But Kevin Daly of Affinnova is skeptical. 338 more words


Innovation in the UN Context

Innovation is a theme that flows through my work with UN entities.  And, given that thinking out of the box is perhaps not yet the norm in this large bureaucracy, I’ve learned a lot about competencies needed for a team or department to encourage new thinking and new ways of working that increase effectiveness. 1,067 more words

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Management training: How to encourage innovation

A team’s ability to innovate is hard to quantify, and yet, in many cases, is one of the top predictors of long-term success. After all, today’s corporate landscape is rapidly changing and evolving, thanks to emerging markets and new technologies. 517 more words

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Diversity: The Key to Innovation

When searching for innovative solutions sometimes you need to take away the context and just look at the problem. The solution for what a pulp mill is struggling with may already be in place in a hospital or on an oil well site. 190 more words


BNP Paribas Bank: a network of innovators, with Aude Albert

Aude Albert is Innovation Project Manager at BNP Paribas (Prospective & Transformations Department within Corporate Communication). Her mission is to develop the BNP Paribas Innovation Community: sharing best practices and business watch, facilitating connections, leading transversal projects, in cooperation with business lines’ Heads of Innovation. 1,328 more words


The Early Years of Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull

The Early Years for Pixar Co-founder Ed Catmull [1]

Jay Rao and Jim Watkinson

Walt Disney and Albert Einstein were the two boyhood idols of Ed Catmull. 609 more words

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