Tag Archives: innovation

The pace of innovation: Keeping up with disrupters is vital to your success

The difference between innovation and invention is that innovation improves upon something that already exists. Once the wheel was invented, it didn’t need to be re-invented — just improved through subsequent innovation. To ensure the relevance of your business, you don’t need to reinvent the proverbial wheel, but you do need to make innovation a priority.

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Innovation stems from the human experience

Thought Leadership on Lending presented by Gibraltar Business Capital. “Innovation” — while a rightfully popular, yet overused buzzword over the past couple of decades — is never going out of style as a priority in business. Companies and organizations have been and always will continue to seek the next Holy Grail — a concept, technology or system that may prove to ...

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(How to) Be the spark that ignites innovation

Thought Leadership on Talent and H.R. presented by Speed Raceway. IBM, a 130-year old company, didn’t get where it is today without constant innovation. Disney started out as a cartoon studio and has evolved into a leading entertainment company always creating new products and new businesses. And Apple didn’t stop after it developed its first computer in 1976 – it has ...

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The time for innovation in healthcare is now

Thought Leadership on Health Care Innovations presented by Georgetown University Department of Health Systems Administration. Healthcare innovation holds the promise of better health, improved organizational performance and lower costs. Disruptive technologies, big data analytics, and wearable monitoring devices are driving new insights and care delivery models and creating significant turbulence, but they also provide a much needed change and engagement of all stakeholders ...

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Teads is working to make advertising sustainable for companies and less annoying for consumers

Teads

Teads is the leading company serving outstream video advertising, reaching 1.2 billion unique viewers worldwide, according to comScore’s Video Ad Ecosystem report. Teads reported $144 million in revenue in 2015, boasting organic growth of 50 percent year-over-year. Underlying all of Teads’ digital advertising solutions is the principle that the ad must be “entirely respectful of user choice.”

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WeddingWire is helping engaged couples and wedding vendors find the perfect match

WeddingWire

Do not tangle with Martha Stewart over table etiquette. That was the lesson Tim Chi learned in 2007. Chi had pulled together about a half-million in funding for his fledgling online wedding marketplace concept, WeddingWire, which was aimed at connecting engaged couples with wedding vendors. The site had shown some promise in its test city, Washington, DC, but it needed cash to scale.

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