“Innovation that matters” is IBM’s newest strategic initiative that extends the On Demand Business strategy. For the promotion of this initiative IBM has set up a new Web site showing how “innovation can make you special.”
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A key ingredient in Nokiaï¿½s innovation strategy is its Innovent program, which is designed to help entrepreneurs convert their ideas into commercial businesses. Innovent connects to early stage entrepreneurs working on concepts that facilitate connections between people, their communities and the things that matter to them.
Driven by ubiquitous broadband, cheap hardware, and open-source software, the Web is mutating into a radically different thing than it has been. And that is leading to the creation of entirely new kinds of companies, new business models, and oceans of new opportunity.
How do companies encourage and manage the process of innovation? Last year, Knowledge@Wharton and the Boston Consulting Group teamed up to identify the world’s most innovative firms and invited them to answer that question.
LIFT aims to connect people who are passionate about new applications of technology and propel their conversations into the broader world to improve life and work.
Ryan Williams has taken 200 (so far) Web 2.0 applications and plotted them on a map to show how development is distributed across the US and Canada. It’s an interesting way to chronicle the Web 2.0 trend.
A hundred of the finest examples of innovative prototypes and demos from the most challenging people in product development have been presented during the NEXT 2005 – exit habit exhibition.