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Innovation

How to measure Innovation in a globalised world

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Change is the law of life. Those who look only to the past or present will certainly miss the future.
John F. Kennedy

 

We can define Innovation in many different ways. The minimum requirement for innovation is that the innovative product, process, marketing method or method of an organization must be new (or significantly improved) to the firm.
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Open Innovation in Japan

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The future is here – It’s just not evenly distributed

William Gibson

The diffusion of innovation has been a central research topic for the last 60 years. Social Media and the Internet replaced word of mouth and gradual adoption.
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Telemedicine in Japan

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We all have heard about Telehealth, Telemedicine and Virtual Health. It can somehow be confusing to distinguish what are these terms referring to? Are they all the same? First, let’s define what is what and clarify the vocabulary.
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Innovation in super-aging Japan

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The world’s demography is changing dramatically. We live longer and longer! Japan is at the forefront of these changes. By 2050, according to the United Nations, more than one in five adults will be over 60 years old.
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