Weekly Download 14.4

download-158006_640Here’s a recap of news and notes from around the Web that caught my attention over the past week or so.

Innoveracy: Misunderstanding Innovation. Love it—the new term “innoveracy” defined as “the inability to understand the concept and role of innovation.” This quote has resonated with me: “Understanding that innovation requires passing a market test and that passing that test is immensely rewarding both for the creator and for society at large means that we can focus on how to make it happen. Obsessing over the mere novelties or inventions means we allocate resources which markets won’t reward.”

Disruptive entrepreneurs: An interview with Eric Ries. Digital technology is allowing entrepreneurs to “rent the means of production”.  Iterative innovation is critical within organizations as there isn’t just one entrepreneur trying to replace what you are trying to do, there are potentially thousands or tens of thousands.

Six must be the new magic number. A must read and must watch.6 Rules cover


One Comment on “Weekly Download 14.4”

  1. […] ZMAB15 readers may recall that I previously referenced this blog post in Weekly Download 14.4. It has stuck with me, and I felt it deserved repetition and […]

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