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PRODUCTIVE PLAY: Innovation in playmode

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The challenge with organisational work today is that it is mostly: serious, stressful, routine, and ultimately draining. This is the exact opposite of the conditions required to encourage individual creativity. According to Prof Teresa Amabile of the Harvard Business School, “whatever an individual’s talents… the conditions under which he or…

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Invitro is 3!

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Three years ago today the Invitro Innovation business was registered! Since our 2nd Birthday, Invitro has transformed into a fully fledged Innovation entity. Over the past 12 we have worked on Innovation projects and programs for MediaCorp Pte Ltd, AustAsia (Greenfields Milk), Singapore Tourism Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Lenovo…

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Five Innovation Myths

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Number FIVE: Innovation is about Big Thinking Innovation is not just about Big Thinking and Big Ideas, it’s about taking Action. THERE IS NO INNOVATION WITHOUT ACTION. Number Four: Innovation is a Department You don’t need to work in R&D or Marketing to be involved in innovation. YOU CAN INNOVATE…

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The Innovator in us All

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Researchers have studied the Entrepreneurs and Innovators of our time, and discovered that what sets successful Innovators apart from others, is not just how they use their brains, but how they behave. What is surprising about the habits of Innovators is that they are not unique to the adult world….

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The Long History of Open Innovation

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While closed innovation has been the way most companies have operated and we think of Open Innovation as mostly a recent 21st Century phenomenon, there are many examples of open innovation throughout history. In 1714, the British government offered the Longitude Prize to anyone who could develop a method for…

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