Submitted by John W Lewis on December 08, 2016 - 10:17am
Thu, Dec 08, 2016
Nuclear power generation is viewed very differently in different countries with a surprising lack of consensus on its overall benefit.
As an innovation is adopted and matures, more is learned about its advantages, and disadvantages. Over time, a consensus tends to be reached about its overall benefit, based on the nature and extent of the advantages and, often more importantly, about the disadvantages.
In nuclear power, this does not seem to have happened.
Submitted by John W Lewis on November 01, 2016 - 7:19am
Thu, Nov 03, 2016
A (Hopefully not Too Self-Conscious) Conversation about Self-Consciousness and Innovation
This week's innochat in hosted and framing post provided by Ken Gordon.
Last week, on the #innochat Facebook page, Joshua Gutoff, @jgutoff, raised the question of how “self-consciousness” and “authenticity” do—or can or might—affect people aiming to innovate. But that wasn’t enough! On Thursday, November 3, at 12 noon ET, Gutoff—who directs the MA program in Jewish Education at Gratz College—will, along with Ken Gordon, @quickmuse, lead a lively conversation on this provocative topic. Join us, innocats… and do what you can to keep it real!
Submitted by John W Lewis on October 27, 2016 - 9:11am
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
After last week's #innochat, Mike Baldwin @mikey3982 got "wound up" and expressed his concerns that innovation platforms which could douse the bright sparks which are necessary for innovation. Let's discuss this and other views of this issue during this week's #innochat.
Submitted by John W Lewis on October 20, 2016 - 8:23am
Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Effective innovation requires effective communication. We discussed what information is required to be communicated, by whom, and when, during our #innochat discussion last week on “Innovation communication”. This week, let's discuss the benefits of available communication facilities inspired by @Brightidea's #Synthesize conference and the cases and results reported there.
Submitted by John W Lewis on October 13, 2016 - 7:51am
Thu, Oct 13, 2016
In any organisation which innovates effectively, decisions are being made about the focus of attention and the allocation of resources in pursuit of innovative developments. This involves information being communicated effectively.
What aspects of communication are important to innovation within an organization?
Let's consider what we can learn from a specific industry which applies human minds to the discovery, development and commercialisation of concepts, ideas, and opportunities. This might help us to clarify the role of innovation and to describe its relationship with value and money.