This crazy-looking thing is a new kind of wind turbine —which happens to produce 600 percent more power than a conventional windmill.
You’ve built the innovation function, put a team in place, created the supporting processes and necessary governance to guide it all and now you’re wondering where all the game-changing ideas are. For many companies, this is an all-too-common result of their first foray into the world of innovation.
The problem? Most companies jump into innovation by doing what they do best: creating process and business systems that provide order and control. While these are essential, we cannot forget that innovation is a creative endeavor and most companies simply do not spend enough time considering the cultural impact unleashed creativity will have on their organization. Most company cultures favor and reward logic and analytical thinking and in such cultures it is extremely difficult for a truly novel idea to survive the weight of scrutiny.
Read the rest at Miles Finch Innovation
Wine terminology on cheese.
I had the pleasure of attending last week’s 99U Conference in New York City. I needed a jolt of inspiration and the event was just what the doctor ordered.
A full recap of my favorite moments can be read here.
Heineken Ignite: An interactive bottle that utilizes LED technology to synchronize with music and the actions of consumers.
Seems pretty cool, but is it just a novelty?
Learn more at PSFK.
Dove’s latest social experiment drives home a compelling truth: that we’re our own worst critics.
You are more beautiful than you think. (Great tagline, no?)
This amazing artwork project is sure to restore your faith in humanity. Must click link to get full impact and range of photographs.