Weekly Download 14.4Posted: April 30, 2014
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.
- By Yves Morieux and and Peter Tollman: Six Simple Rules: How to Manage Complexity without Getting Complicated
- Yves Morieux on TedTalks: As Work Gets More Complex, 6 Rules to Simplify