Rainforest Rev: Feminine Leadership and Agile Innovation SystemsPosted: September 3, 2014
THE BIG PICTURE
Victor Hwang, CEO & Co-Founder of T2 Venture Creation, from Forbes
T2VC Chief Executive Officer and renowned innovation author Victor Hwang explains that strong innovation ecosystems require high levels of connectivity, communication and collaborative sharing. Those are stereotypical feminine traits. Read more here.
Alistair Brett, T2 Venture Creation’s International Technology Commercialization Advisor, from The Innovation Rainforest blog
In this two-part series (Part 2 can be found here), T2 Venture Creation’s Alistair Brett traces the development, components, and characteristics of advanced innovation systems, which incorporate lessons learned from lean manufacturing, agile software development, agile enterprises, and lean startup methodology. Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.
IBM Center for The Business of Government
A well-researched study finds innovation thriving throughout U.S. government agencies, including a surprising increase in initiatives that foster collaboration. Read more here.
The latest research indicates that friends are as genetically similar as fourth cousins, but their immune systems may differ significantly as an evolutionary trick to provide greater protection from illness. Read more here.
THE LATEST NEWS
Nokia is only one of many tech success stories coming out of Helsinki, which is awash in budding mobile and gaming startups. Read more here.
Google adds one of its signature co-working and support spaces for entrepreneurs to learn, connect and build companies in the South Korean capital, where flourishing startups are known as some of the best in Asia. Read more here.
This year’s rankings give special weight to the “human factor” in innovation, including education, talent and mobility. Read more here.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Partner Event: BayBrazil annual conference to discuss technology, entrepreneurship and Brazil’s role in the global economyFriday, Sep 12, 2014, 9am – 5:00pm
Rock Center at Stanford University Law School, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA
Learn. Love. Build… Together.
40% early bird discount — last day is September 30! Plus highly discounted rates for students, startups, nonprofits, universities, and governments.
WE ARE HIRING!
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