Innovation Analytics: A guide to new data and measurement in innovation policy is a report published by Nesta, focusing on novel ways to make use of official data. This will gradually help to explore and better understand various sectors regarding innovation policy, while at the same time overcome challenges arising from the use of that kind of data.
In one of the articles published on Harvard Business Review online version, on January 27, 2016, Maxwell Wessel explains key concepts on how big data is changing disruptive innovation. The article starts by addressing the question what is disruptive innovation and provide key examples of it.
In a latest article, Dr. Yoram Solomon underlines the relationship between creativity, an individual function, and innovation, an organisational function. In order to transform an original idea to a new and useful product or service, an organisation should make a successful application of its resources. In other words, the link between an idea and company output is implementation.
This book brings together work by leading social innovation researchers globally, exploring the practice and process of researching social innovation, its nature and effects. Combining theoretical chapters and empirical studies, it shows how social innovation is blurring traditional boundaries between the market, the state and civil society, thereby developing new forms of services, relationships and collaborations.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation published the Future of Data-Driven Innovation report. This report explores the tremendous growth in data collection, delving into the implications on business and public policy.
“Human Needs not Apply” is a video by CGP Grey that predicts automation and smart systems will make human work obsolete. It was presented on Youtube on 13 August 2014 and within 10 days received almost 2 million views. This view is in line with the Economist estimation that almost half of jobs
Drawing on an in-depth literature review, over 80 interviews, and surveys, i-teams report tells the stories of 20 teams, units and funds, all are established by government, and all are charged with making innovation happen. The i-teams case studied are based in city, regional and national governments across six continents, and work across the spectrum of innovation – from focusing on incremental improvements to aiming for radical transformations.