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10 Thoughts on Effective Innovation

10 Thoughts on Effective Innovation

10 Thoughts on Effective Innovation

The First Rule of Invention

Don't be afraid to be wrong at the start if it means you'll be right in the end.

“Some men see things as they are and say why,” said George Bernard Shaw. “I dream things that never were and say why not.” Shaw was a creative force– he wrote more than 60 plays, won a Nobel Prize and an Oscar, and co-founded the London School of Economics. In the book, Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business (FT Press/Available now), author Luke Williams examines how IT teams can come up with original ideas, and then execute to get these concepts successfully launched. In a study of emerging disruptive tech, IBM reported that 55% of IT pros expect mobile software application development to surpass traditional computing platforms by 2015, and 91% anticipate that cloud computing will overtake on-premises computing as the main way organizations acquire IT over the next five years. Gartner cites multicore/hybrid processors, augmented reality, new user interfaces, contextual computing and Web mashups as emerging game-changers. For more about the book, click here.
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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