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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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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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The fast weblog

Fast Company Now You management mavens may want to check-out Fast Company’s weblog. It’s a pretty good example of blogging for exchange of information (although FC has been called “pornography for middle-managers”: tantalizing fantasies of non-hierarchical management, entrepreneurial employees, and lightning-fast innovation–things that never seem to come true in real organizational life).

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Bureaucratic waste and health care

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine prepared by a Harvard researchers and the Canadian Inst. for Health Info. says that $.31 of every $1 for health care in the US goes for administrative costs, nearly twice that of Canada. Some $.17 goes for insurance company underwriting and advertising. The punch line seems to be: Researchers who ...

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'Texting' is as good as calling for Filipinos

On the last FIC call, I recounted how my wife and I landed in Manila in January 2001, one day after the ouster of President Estrada – he was ousted by text messaging!! Text messaging is known as ‘texting’ or SMS (short message service). Texts are short messages sent by computer or cell phone to another cell phone. Philippines is ...

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