Innovation: Week in Review Sept 18, 2010

Interesting articles, blogs and tweets on innovation that came to my attention this week:

Innovation in Education

I focused my Friday tweets on issues in education. Many twitter friends seemed to agree that innovation is especially hard in education because of (1) third party payers, (2) institutional inertia, (3) focus on professionals not “customers” and (4) government inertia. Some other thoughts included:

What if lectures were viewed at home and “homework” was done in school? Innovation in education? (Is it legal?)  Flipping “Flip-Thinking”  via @DanielPink @KateNasser

Case for free, open & timely access to world university rankings WorldEd from @schools4me @GlobalHigherEd

Keys to Innovation

Co-creation, not focus groups for customer ideation! ForgetFocusGroups

The Path to Improved Innovation Performance – Innovate – Drew Marshall @innovate

The Surest Way to Destroy an Innovation Initiative HowtoKillInnovation #HBR @HarvardBiz

An interesting – part interview with the creative director at Saatchi on the ‘Seven Keys to Creativity’. Interview w/ @Tim_Leake Creative Dir. Saatchi (Part 3 – also see parts 1 and 2)  SaatchiWisdom @ckburgess

Buyer Experience Innovation: Five Management Principles BuyerExperience RT @socialmedia2day

Social Media Marketing

Don’t worry about Google, fear FB! R.I.P. 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website MeetTheNewBoss via @nowsourcing

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