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Chief innovation officers show how to innovate by harnessing greater insights from the crowd

 

By: Nitin Dahad

 

‘Innovation’ has become an all too common word, with almost everyone in the business world using it to develop a process to develop and transform new ideas into improved business processes, technologies, or services. In the modern economy, innovation has become a key success factor for corporations, large and small. ‘Innovation’ departments have been introduced to hit the ground running with new ideas and bring them to market to give companies a competitive edge in the market. Technology has been pivotal for allowing organizations to develop new products quicker and to think outside of the box in ways not possible a few years ago. More here


 

Emerging Indian tech parks show how places are creating ‘Silicon Valley’ like ecosystems

 

By: Nitin Dahad
 
 

 

When I first started working in the technology sector in 1985, the ‘Mecca’ for the electronics industry was Silicon Valley in the USA – if you were a new graduate in tech, you would aspire to either working in Silicon Valley, or work for one of the big tech companies that had headquarters or offices in Silicon Valley.  There were many reasons for this, but one of the biggest ones was that the greater opportunities to be successful would be in the Bay Area – and also because electronic and software engineers in Silicon Valley were much better valued than most other places in the world, including the UK. Full story here


 


 

Global Innovation Week: why creating Silicon-Valley like ecosystems is still an ambition

 

By: Nitin Dahad

 

Creating and nurturing innovation ecosystems and people who can create companies that create jobs and growth is a major ambition for many governments and development agencies around the world. What started many years ago in some countries as ‘we want to be like Silicon Valley’ has now become an international passion, with several cities around the world having created their own recipe for success (London, Berlin, Tel Aviv, New York, to name but a few). Read more


 

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