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Apple Announces Name Change to App-le

First Apple changed its name from Apple Computer to Apple to better reflect a business focus that was extending beyond computers to music players, smartphones, digital music sales, and more. And last week Apple announced a flurry of new products … Continue reading


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Listen to Crowd Computing is Dead, Long Live the Cloud!

The Innovation Excellence version of my recent article Cloud Computing is Dead, Long Live the Cloud! has done so well that Umano has decided to turn it into an audio-article that you can listen to while you work, drive, etc. … Continue reading


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Listen to the Top 10 Reasons Not to Innovate

The Innovation Excellence version of my recent article No Innovation Beyond This Point has done so well that Umano has decided to turn it into an audio-article that you can listen to while you work, drive, etc. if you were … Continue reading


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Is there a market for Smartwatches? Can Apple create one?

Okay, it’s been a week since the Apple Watch was announced, and do you know what the world’s most popular wearable is likely to be for 2014/2015? It’s not the iWatch, but the iPhone 6, which is breaking the pre-sales … Continue reading


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Optimizing Innovation Resonance

What does resonance mean to you? The word has many different dictionary definitions depending on the context, but most of them focus on vibrations reaching an ideal state. Here are two of the most relevant dictionary definitions for our innovation … Continue reading


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Veracity Required for Innovation Success

A recent post by Jeffrey Phillips titled Velocity is the Only Innovation Outcome That Matters sparked respectful disagreement inside me. I believe that when it comes to innovation, veracity is more important than velocity. Let’s look at the definition of … Continue reading


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Managing Innovation is about Managing Change

Innovation is about change. Companies that successfully innovate in a repeatable fashion have one thing in common – they are good at managing change. Now, change comes from many sources, but when it comes to innovation, the main sources are … Continue reading


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Personal Innovation – Star Shining Example

I came across a queue reduction application for the iPhone and iPod Touch four years ago that was intriguing. At the time it looked like the application wasn’t quite finished or certified for use yet by Apple and Starbucks, but … Continue reading


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