Monthly Archives: May 2015

Is Religion an Obstacle to Innovation?

In a recent piece, The Economist touched upon an interesting topic: the link between religion and innovation. The piece refers to a study, “Forbidden Fruits: The Political Economy of Science, Religion, and Growth,” published by America’s National Bureau of Economic Research, … Continue reading

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The Myth of “Unstructured” Innovation

I’m grateful to everyone who commented on my post, Does Innovation Need “Structure”? Many agreed with my assertion that adopting a formalized process (“structure”) provides innovation with direction and helps create what is commonly known as culture of innovation. Yet, … Continue reading

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Connecting bright ideas

IdeaConnection, an open innovation service provider, and Brightidea, a designer of on-demand innovation management software, announced that they had formed a technology and services partnership. An April 29 news release explained that customers of Brightidea will now be able to … Continue reading

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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. In a recent piece, Daly described Affinnova’s own survey of … Continue reading

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