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Tony Bates on Microsoft's Acquisition of Skype - Tony Bates, former CEO of Skype and now President of Skype, the newest division of Microsoft, talks about why he's excited about the acquisition. #innovation

   

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Microsoft - The Future of the Living Room - See how Xbox and Bing will change the way you find and experience entertainment in your living room in the not-too-distant future. #innovation

   

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Microsoft Software #Donation Program - Microsoft helps millions of people by donating software to nonprofits around the world, now reaching more than 40,000 organizations each year. Tell the nonprofit that you support to apply for donations by visiting www.microsoft.com/nonprofit. #innovation #causes #nonprofits

   

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Imagine Cup 2011: Ireland's Team Hermes wins top category - Student teams from around the world competed in nine categories and Team Hermes from Sligo Institute of Technology in Ireland took top honors in the Software Design category. Over 350,000 of students globally took part in the competition over the past months, leading to the Worldwide Finals in New York City July 8-13, 2011. #innovation #education #schools #roadsafety

   

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How Social Innovation Is Helping Homeless Veterans - Ron Ashkenas - Harvard Business Review | Creative approaches that businesses use to develop new products can also be channeled toward solving long-standing and intractable social issues. A case in point is the recent effort to house chronically homeless veterans in the U.S., as thousands of soldiers return to civilian life after extended tours overseas. #innovation

   

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Innovating on a Shoestring - Scott Anthony, president of Innosight, explains how to innovate when time and money are tight. #innovation

   

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Creating a Culture of Innovation - An interview with David Kester, Chief Executive, Design Council. To foster a culture of innovation, managers must look outward to identify consumers' problems and spark ideas for solving those problems. They must also ease employees' fear of change. #innovation

   

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Thinking Inside the Box - An interview with Kevin Coyne, Founder, Kevin Coyne Partners. Asking people to "think outside the box" creates chaotic brainstorming. Here are five questions that can stimulate more focused thinking about possible new products and services. #innovation

   

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Innovating by Making the World a Better Place - An interview with Maggie Brenneke, Director, Skoll Social Enterprise Program. When businesses consider their social and environmental bottom lines, they identify new opportunities to innovate. Some of those opportunities can be surprisingly counterintuitive. #innovation

   

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How to Spot Disruptive Innovation Opportunities - An interview with Scott Anthony, President, Innosight. Disruptive innovation occurs when an innovator brings something to market that is simple, convenient, accessible, and affordable. Here are some tips to help you pinpoint disruptive opportunities within your organization. #innovation

   

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Innovate Like Google - An interview with Tom Davenport, Professor of Information Technology & Management, Babson College. While some elements of Google's success as innovator would be very hard to emulate, others can be profitably adopted by almost any business. #innovation

   

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Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit--And You Should Too - An interview with Bill Taylor, Game Changer blogger for HarvardBusiness.org. Zappos knows that they can't deliver great customer service unless their employees are committed to the values of the company. So what do they do? They pay employees to quit! #innovation

   

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1 | Windows 8: The Boldest, Biggest Redesign In Microsoft's History | #business #innovation #design THIS FALL, A BILLION PC USERS WILL WAKE UP TO A NEW DESKTOP--WINDOWS 8. COULD IT SIGNAL A DESIGN REVOLUTION AT MICROSOFT? A pair of leggy, lipsticked models stop short outside a casting call at Milk Studios, a cavernous space in Hollywood known for art shows and photo shoots. They edge forward in 4-inch heels, intrigued by the sidewalk scene.

   

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11 | High-Speed Photography Turns Water Droplets Into Liquid Sculptures | #business #innovation #design The water droplet is the quintessential cliché of high-speed photography. Any Internet search will produce a dizzying number of bursting and rippling liquid surfaces. Yet in the right hands, even the familiar can be extraordinary. Markus Reugels, a German amateur photographer who has perfected the theme, has produced an exhaustive catalog of his favorite subject captured in every conceivable.

   

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Oral History Panel - The founding fathers of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Public Management Program (PMP) remember their motivation to start educating business leaders who understand society and government, and government leaders who understand business. As they consider the challenges of the world today, they agree that the program is more relevant today than it ever was before. #innovation

   

Video Image Arjay Miller: Why I Created the Public...

Arjay Miller: Why I Created the Public Management Program - When offered the Stanford Business School deanship, Arjay Miller, fourth Dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, agreed on condition that the school begin a program that would educate business in the concerns of government and society, and government in the needs of business. #innovation

   

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The Federal Budget and an Innovative Economy - On January 19, 2011 the Public Management Initiative at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, in partnership with the Washington DC-based Committee for Economic Development, hosted a dinner forum on the federal budget deficit and its potential impact on innovation. Speakers and panelists included seasoned Silicon Valley executives and entrepreneurs, United States policymakers, and leading macroeconomists. #innovation

   

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Leadership Lessons from Inside the Oil Spill - Dr. Marcia McNutt explains how decisions were made for the 2010 Gulf oil spill response. McNutt is the director of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and a science adviser to the United States Secretary of the Interior. She recently headed the Flow Rate Technical Group in May 2010, which attempted to measure the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. #Innovation

   

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Social Innovation through Corporate Social Responsibility - Debra Dunn, former Vice President of Global Citizenship at Hewlett Packard, discussed the opportunities and challenges of implementing a robust corporate social responsibility strategy and aligning with the demands of numerous stakeholders. #Innovation

   

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Solving the World's Toughest Problems - Through its Public Management Program the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business is educating leaders who can solve the word's toughest social and environmental problems. #Innovation

   

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Creating A Visual Brand For Every U.S. President | Co.Design: business #innovation #design Scott Thomas thinks Mitt Romney’s typography could use some work. In a conversation with The Atlantic earlier this fall, the Chicago-based graphic designer explained how the "lack of polish and uneven canter" of the design work across Romney’s campaign is "parallel to his lack of rapport and makes him appear untrustworthy."

   

Video Image Get Funded Or Go Home - After six weeks...

Get Funded Or Go Home - After six weeks learning about social #entrepreneurship, the Unreasonable Fellows pitch their ventures to some of the biggest VCs in the world. Who will get funded? And what will they do next? #Innovation #knowledgetv #Causestv #Causes

   

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Has the ideas machine broken down? The idea that innovation and new technology have stopped driving growth is getting increasing attention. But it is not well founded. #tech #innovation #economics #business #science

   

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Viewpoint: The 'invention illusion' means new rarely is new - Today, with very few exceptions, there is no such thing as a truly new invention. #invention #innovation

   

Video Image President Obama Speaks on the BRAIN...

President Obama Speaks on the BRAIN Initiative and American Innovation - The President unveils a bold new research initiative designed to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain, and discusses the importance of investing in American innovation to create jobs and strengthen our economy, April 2, 2013. #knowledgefix #justlearned #science #sciencetv #uspolitics #politics #innovation #tech

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