I just finished Paul Allen Smethers and Alastair France's new book Five Myths of Consumer Behavior: Create Technology Products Consumers Will Love. It's been required reading at the office and for good reason. It's a superb book! Something every... ›››
What does a local pizza shop and retailers who insist on clamshell packaging have in common? They both are ignoring their customers. In the first case the local pizza shop had a sign in the window that said, “Tables... ›››
I already have an Ultra-Mobile PC: It's called a Newton - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) I have an Apple Newton 2100. It still works. Maybe I should try to update it, and see if it'll work and play... ›››
It&rsquos been two years since The Art of the Start hit the streets, and I&rsquom ready to write another book. I have some ideas, but I'd like to tap the &ldquowisdom of the crowd&rdquo in order to ensure that... ›››
Smashing The Clock No schedules. No mandatory meetings. Inside Best Buy's radical reshaping of the workplace (tags: future_work scheduling) Swivel: Playing with Data for Fun and Profit I see that word is out of Brian Mulloy and Dmitry Dimov's... ›››
Check out this great article in the San Jose Mercury News entitled &ldquoVenture Capitalists Switch to Startups&mdashMany Are Surprised By Type of Work.&rdquoMy two favorite lines from the story are:&ldquoI had no idea of the number of details that... ›››
Technology Review: Ultrastrong Carbon-Nanotube MusclesBy spinning carbon nanotubes into yarn a fraction of the width of a human hair, researchers have developed artificial muscles that exert 100 times the force, per area, of natural muscle. This is according to... ›››
From Steve Talbott's very stimulating essay "Where We Have Come To:" During 1994-1995 I wrote a book suggesting that the emerging culture of the Internet was infected by a massive and potentially disastrous confusion between our full human capacities... ›››
Actually given its brevity, less a story than an anecdote from the Times Online: After a lifetime of rowing in club boats, I recently started building my own. Before the internet, it was difficult to get information or plans... ›››
A brief scenario on the revival of localism in Britain in the coming decade, from Times Online:Climate change will be one of the main drivers for change in the workplace over the next decade, restricting the freedom to travel... ›››
Jon Udell is leaving InfoWorld and joining Microsoft. He will join the same group (Channel 9) where Robert Scoble worked. I met Jon 5 years ago when I was at Groove Networks and Jon was writing for InfoWorld. Jon... ›››
In his Thinking Faster blog, Jeffrey Phillips recently tackled the issue of being wrong, and the fear it causes, can be a significant innovation killer within many organizations. Interestingly, he makes a connection between this fear and Six Sigma,... ›››
Copyright 2006Last summer I got involved in a big discusion at the Corante Innovative Marketing Conference about exactly where the responsibility should lie at companies for involving customers in innovation. Our consensus was in the marketing department. We are... ›››
Copyright 2006Chuck Frey of Innovation Tools fame, also author of the Mind Mapping Software Weblog and the ebook Power Tips & Strategies for Mind Mapping Software, has a new ebook out on mindmapping software. This one's about choosing mindmapping... ›››
Del.icio.us is just about the coolest bookmarking app ever. Bookmark, tag, and share with the world, and your friends. A recently updated utility for Mac OS X's Spotlight desktop search engine, delimport, automatically indexes your del.icio.us account every half... ›››
I was reading Fast Company or Business 2.0 recently and came across this statement from an "expert" who went on to explain that innovation can't be put into a process or managed like a business process. If we assume... ›››
At this time of year, many people often reflect on the past year, including their successes, failures and lessons learned. Here is an opportunity to share what you have learned, and gain new insights from the experiences of other... ›››
via Langreiter,a commentary at the Journal of Neuroscience speculates on the future of research journals and peer-review:Research studies appear on databases, not in journals First, I don't think that it makes any sense to continue with paper copies of... ›››
Pretty soon everyone on the planet will have an iPod. My buddy John Hawbaker of Clarity (part of Plantronics) pointed out this study to me. It&rsquos probably a good thing to read for iPod owners. I have significant hearing... ›››
Reminiscent of Gaping Void's novel concept of cartoons drawn on the back of business cards, indexed is a series of irreverent charts and graphs scribbled on index cards. These are seriously brilliant sketches, many of them representing peculiar and... ›››
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The Corante Innovation Hub is your starting point for keeping abreast of the best writing and thinking on innovation across the blogosphere and beyond. Here you'll find the field's most insightful observers and commentators tracking and reporting on its latest developments as well as weighing in on its future. For a full description of the Innovation Hub and the Corante Network in general, visit this page.
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