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Internet of Things. | iStock/macrovector
July 6, 2017
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The Internet of Changing Things

How the spread of computerized gizmos is shifting business models big and small.

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Tracey Turner | Drew Kelly
June 27, 2017
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Bringing Online Shopping to Rural Africa, One Shopkeeper at a Time

The founder of Copia Global uses a century-old model to reach the world’s poorest people.

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May 24, 2017
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Why Do Some Innovations Stick? Quite Simply, Because They’re Better

Patent gatekeepers require truly original ideas to be stronger, but there’s a downside.
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Latest Stories on Innovation

November 16, 2016
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Why Doctors Can Be Good at Inventing But Bad for Innovation

A study shows why medical startups need top executives who are skilled at turning ideas into products.
September 20, 2016
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Lean Startup and Design Thinking: Getting the Best Out of Both

How to create a customer-centric venture.
March 23, 2016
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What Business Can Learn from Protestors

Protests do more than draw attention to causes. They can also spur innovation.
March 2, 2016
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Baba Shiv: Failure is the Mother of Innovation

Startups may embrace the “fail-fast” mantra, but many leaders are risk-averse.
February 24, 2016
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How a 93-Year-Old Media Company Keeps the Magic Alive

The COO of Walt Disney Company focuses on customer experience to inspire innovation.
January 26, 2016
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Managers Are Not Always the Best Judge of Creative Ideas

A professor turns to circus acts to determine how to predict the success of ideas.
January 22, 2016
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Should Employees Design Their Own Jobs?

A scholar who studies job crafting says you may be less stuck in your job than you think.
January 11, 2016
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How the World Bank President Plans to Eradicate Poverty by 2030

Jim Yong Kim talks about how audacious goals bring real change.
December 17, 2015
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Can Companies Make Public Services More Efficient?

How a coin exchange company helped the federal government, and charities too.
December 15, 2015
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