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8 Ingredients For A Great Partnership

What makes a great partnership? You could hope that it just happens spontaneously, but the truth is it takes dedication and care to nurture a business relationship into something that adds real value. The basic goal for any partnership is … Continue reading

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Ideas Are Cheap

Innovation is often confused with just having an idea, but innovation is of course having the idea and doing everything else – the R&D, the testing and re-designing to develop a new product/service/process, and then successfully getting it out to … Continue reading

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Connectivity, Collaboration, Challenge: 3 Principles of Open Innovation

I think it’s inevitable that if open innovation is to be successful, there are skills and practices we must all try to improve constantly. Here are three fundamental aspects to everyday work that I think are essential to open innovation: … Continue reading

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The Academic Spring: ‘Open Access’ Takes Hold

When someone mentions publishing, you imagine a standard model: an author writes something, the publisher puts it on sale and gives the author a slice of the revenues.  Or alternatively the author might self-publish, covering their own costs and keeping … Continue reading

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Could Do Better

We need innovation in education We’ve had the industrial revolution and we’re enjoying the digital revolution…and that’s why we now need a classroom revolution. I really enjoyed this article in The Atlantic about Cathy N Davidson, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies … Continue reading

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