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April 2015 Top 5 Innovation Articles

Posted by Jouni Halme on 05/05/15 16:44

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In the beginning of each month with put our heads together at Orchidea to select the best content that we encountered during the previous month. Here are the best articles for April 2015.

In Praise of Efficient Price Gouging

by James Surowiecki in MIT Technology Review

Uber’s most important innovation is its "surge pricing" mechanism. However it has not been unreservedly welcomed by its customers, even though it works in their advantage.

How to Influence and Maintain a Culture of Innovation

by Vala Afshar in The Huffington Post

7 tips on how to create a culture of innovation by Bryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services in the United States Federal Government.

Five Uncommon Internal Innovation Examples

by Jacob Morgan in Forbes

Program examples from ATT, Adobe, LinkedIn, Whirlpool and Ericsson.

Peter Thiel says tech innovation is outpacing everything else for one simple reason

by Drake Baer in Business Insider UK

Venture capitalist and PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel explains why lots of breakthroughs are happening in information technology, but not as much in physical world.

When It Comes to Innovation, Spontaneity Beats Structure

by Kevin Daly in Innovation Excellence

According 2012 Accenture study organizations with formal innovation structures and processes perform better than companies that manage their innovation on a more ad hoc basis. In that study, C-level executives were surveyed. However Affinnova surveyed recently 400 consumer products professionals who ranked below the C-level and uncovered the opposite finding.

 

We hope you've enjoyed this edition of Top 5 Innovation Articles. Happy innovating!

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