Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group: Mindless & Mindful Innovation

Mindless & Mindful Innovation, Invitation #9 In the mid-1990s, an IT research analyst named Erik Keller was having lunch with a client who was excited about the implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system soon starting at his company. Keller asked him why he was adopting the ERP system. The client looked at him …

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group: Social Media for Social Innovation

Social Media for Social Innovation, Invitation #8 In an October 2010 issue of The New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell published an article to argue that social media generate only weak ties and can’t provide the strong ties always required by real social change (such as the civil right movement). Immediately his article triggered strong responses. But …

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group: Innovation + Entrepreneurship = Intrapreneurship

Innovation + Entrepreneurship = Intrapreneurship, Invitation #7 In his Spring 2013 video message [http://ter.ps/8k7], University of Maryland President Wallace Loh vowed to make Innovation and Entrepreneurship the highest priority for the university. Soon after, the university launched the Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship [http://innovation.umd.edu/], whose mission is “to bring innovation and entrepreneurship to all 35,000+ …

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