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Innovation+

There is more to innovation than typically meets the eye.  Exponential and non-linear in nature, innovations arise when a complex set of factors come together to expose an entirely new market opportunity. 

Snippets on Innovations

Short posts about key principles that underpin innovation. 

How Innovations Arise

Could it be true that innovations are not random but actually predictable? That’s what a new mathematical study earlier this year by Vittorio Loreto and co. at the University of Rome concluded. …
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Innovation+ > Vision

There is vision and then there are visionaries.  Not all of us are visionaries, but to make innovation work we all need some vision.  Where is the market going? What does the future look lik…
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Innovation+ > Culture

What is culture?  Some say it is the set of beliefs that permeate an organization without any words being spoken.  Nowadays, nearly everyone is calling their culture innovative. &n…
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Innovation+ > Talent

We are in a war for talent.  And this war is exacerbated by massive generational differences that lead to large gaps in experience, expectations, and outlook towards the future.  Much has be…
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Innovation Markets

Examples of markets where innovation is happening at a blistering pace. 

Fintech

Fintech looks ready to run-up the S-Curve and hit the global mainstream in the years ahead, taking on traditional banks head-on. 

Blockchain + The Secondary Market

Blockchain is defined as the ‘great chain of being sure about things.” by The Economist. We are moving towards a blockchain future where the marginal cost of a transaction drops to zero an…
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Business Model Canvas – Shopify

#eCommerce #Fintech Shopify At this point, most people probably know about the Canadian eCommerce giant Shopify. Merchants – big and small – open a store on Shopify and use the software to…
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Housing

Real estate is one of the last major sectors on the verge of being fully transformed by technology.  Buckle up!

Business Model Canvas – Zillow

#RealEstate #Sales Zillow.com Zillow started off like the Rightmove of the USA. In 2004, they created a platform that enabled consumers to search for homes across the United States to rent or buy. The…
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Business Model Canvas – Rightmove

#RealEstate #Ads Rightmove.co.uk Rightmove is the UK’s dominant property search portal. On one side, consumers looking to let (rent) and buy homes search the Rightmove platform. On the other sid…
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