In this TED talk Jimmy Wales explains some of the ideas behind Wikipedia and the use of open source approaches to its development
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Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network is an initiative to strengthen existing entrepreneurial ecosystems in struggling areas by building a network of master entrepreneurs and connecting them with a pipeline of potential high growth ventures
Activity: Using creativity tools Choose a problem to work on or select one from the list below. How to reduce waiting time in a busy coffee shop? How to persuade people in a busy office to recycle more? How to improve the flow of people round a busy museum/art gallery and
Activity: Pattern recognition Choose a problem to work on or select one from the list below. How to reduce waiting time in a busy coffee shop? How to persuade people in a busy office to recycle more? How to improve the flow of people round a busy museum/art gallery and avoid
Joseph’s You aren’t going to find any technicolor dreamcoats just yet but for shoes, jewellery, accessories, even a DIY crocheted beanie hat, you might want to add Joseph’s to your shopping list. For the past year a new shop just off the main pedestrian precinct in Nuremberg has been offering a glimpse into the
In this TED talk Charles Leadbeater makes the case for innovation becoming a much more open activity involving a wide range of stakeholders.
In this TED talk Stephen Johnson explains how ideas emerge and connect to enable innovation.
Think about a service process which you have been involved in recently – a visit to the bank, shopping, waiting in a restaurant, booking tickets online, etc. Now try using some of the tools below – or others you can think of – to explore ways in which this process could be improved.
Mind-mapping is a powerful tool to help explore problems and assist search for patterns and connections. You can find a brief explanation here And more details here.
Activity – Blocks to creativity