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November 21st, 2014 · Leave a Comment

The Magic of Innovation

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Bridging the gulf of the patient experience can be like magic

 

According to Nate Staniforth, the deception involved in a magic trick is the least interesting part of his job. He says the fascinating thing about magic is taking something ordinary – scotch tape, for example – and creating something extraordinary for an audience. He creates a relationship with his audience, actively engaging them to give them “the experience of magic.”
 

Staniforth said, “Part of my job is to take all the years I’ve worked on magic and find a way to bring all of that to bear on [...]

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November 19th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Optimal Vs. Good Enough

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Finding Long-Term Value by Decreasing Optimization

 

Post Originally Published on LinkedIn by Ron Amodeo

 

The Irish Elk was the largest deer that ever lived. It's antlers were massive, spanning twelve feet across. But it thrived for only a short time -- maybe four hundred thousand years (400,000 B.C - 8,000 B.C.), through periods of repeated glaciation. With few predators and abundant territory, the elk grew enormously over the centuries, almost seven feet high at the shoulder. Then the environment changed for good. Resources disappeared. And the elk vanished, leaving only fossils and questions around why it failed to adapt [...]

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November 14th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Why Elegant Integration is Now the Focus of Innovation

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Larry Keeley Evolution of Innovation

 

Larry Keeley opened his Transform 2014 presentation, Sometimes things change … by reminding the audience that, in reality, things change all the time. Change is unstoppable.

Keeley, the president and co-founder of innovation consulting firm Doblin, Inc. and author of Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs says we're in one of the biggest times of change in the history of our species. The biggest single change in our lifetime is interconnectedness, he says, and innovation is the discipline, science and emerging new set of practices that will allow us [...]

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November 12th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Are You Ready for Big Data?

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The Big Data Revolution

 

In his June 26, 2014 presentation for Thinking Differently: The CFI Series of Unexpected Conversations, Jim Hackett addressed a topic that is top of mind for many organizations  – Big Data.  In his talk titled, “Are You Ready for Big Data?” Jim asserts that it is not just the data, but what we do with it and how can we be “data informed” vs “data driven”.

 

 

Jim Hackett is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Steelcase Inc., the global leader in the office furniture [...]

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November 7th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Focusing on Health Care Solutions in Minnesota

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Home Grown Solutions for Health Care

 

Guest blog post from Theresa Lewis, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs

 

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar compared the evolution of Mayo Clinic to the evolution of the US in regard to medicine and research. First she acknowledged, “It wasn’t easy to turn a little frontier medical practice into one of the world’s most prestigious medical institutions.” She recognized that it took “work, investment and imagination” to create Mayo Clinic and that it will take those types of inputs to keep health care advancing.

 

 

Sen. Klobuchar acknowledged the challenges and proposed solutions for “the future of our [...]

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