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    I interviewed the top minds in the Bitcoin world about how nonprofits can benefits from this digital currency. Click here to learn more.

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    Digital Strategy, Innovation, Co-Creation, Crowdfunding, Nonprofits, Volunteerism, Advocate Programs and Bitcoin are my passions. I often get to write about them. Click here to read more.

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    I've been keynoting and speaking at a variety of conferences for the last eight years. I'd love to hear more about yours. Click here to learn more.

IP Telephony

You might have heard of Voice Over IP (VoIP), the ability to make telephone calls over the Internet, or in other words using the same pathway and protocol that your computer uses. Currently, the quality is not conistent enough to warrant wholesale migration – but that will change soon; the costs are significantly lower, and I would guess that would ...

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Conference: Idea Management/Imaginatik

At the Innovation Conference I attended, Hallmark Cards, Inc., presented their Keepsake Ornaments case study on Idea Management. They worked with Imaginatik and their online Idea Central product. Mark Turrell, CEO of Imaginatik, also spoke. Some initial steps Hallmark took at the outset of their Innovation project: * Obtained Senior Management approval. * Set a clear goal (develop new products ...

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IBM sensing the future

I.B.M. Looks to Genetics to Map a New Business IBM now has 150 PhDs on their life sciences division staff, and they’re not computer jocks. Big Blue jumped into life science about 5 or 6 years ago. They know that life science–from research to medicine to perhaps personal health care–will be one of biggest phenomena and most lucrative markets of ...

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Focusing the Innovation Process

“Leading-edge innovators have learned that, rather than generating lots of ideas, they can derive more benefit from a targeted event driven process that will enable them to capture the best ideas related to an specific issue” “Targeted and bounded programs produce better results than open-ended idea collection systems” “A seeming paradox of innovation is that most useful ideas originate from ...

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