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New computing model could lead to quicker advancements in medical research, according to Virginia Tech

With the promise of personalized and customized medicine, one extremely important tool for its success is the knowledge of a person’s unique genetic profile. This personalized knowledge of one’s genetic profile has been facilitated by the advent of next-generation sequencing (NGS), where sequencing a genome, like the human genome, has gone from costing $95,000,000 to […]

How Industry Giants Can Create Corporate Breakthroughs

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Most large corporations will admit to struggling with innovation. But in reality most companies, particularly those that manage to last for any reasonable period of time, do day-to-day innovation extremely well. After all, your laptop (if you still use one) is much more reliable than it was a decade ago. Your television picture quality is […]

Cloud computing architecture

The term cloud is now widely accepted as a remote data centre that houses a massive network of computers and serves as a central repository of data and that provides all kinds of web services. However, to most people, technical and non-technical people alike, the cloud is merely a black box. In this paper, we […]

Entrepreneurial tweaking: An empirical study of technology diffusion through secondary inventions and design modifications by start-ups

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Abstract Purpose – Existing theories of innovation posit a split between incremental innovations produced by large incumbents and radical innovations produced by entrepreneurial start-ups. The purpose of this paper is to present empirical evidence challenging this foundational assumption by demonstrating that entrepreneurs play a leading role, not a subordinate role, in sourcing incremental innovations through […]

Entrepreneurial tweaking: An empirical study of technology diffusion through secondary inventions and design modifications by start-ups

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Abstract Purpose – Existing theories of innovation posit a split between incremental innovations produced by large incumbents and radical innovations produced by entrepreneurial start-ups. This study presents empirical evidence challenging this foundational assumption by demonstrating that entrepreneurs play a leading role, not a subordinate role, in sourcing incremental innovations through secondary inventions and design modifications. […]

Governing economic growth in the cloud

Gross domestic product (GDP) can be boosted by cloud computing, the system in which remote computers on the Internet are used to store, manage and process data rather than the users’ local machines. A report to be published in the International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management suggests that governments should collaborate to boost the adoption of […]

MindMatters Releases Major New Version of Innovation Management Solution

i-Newswire.com (October 7, 2010) – MindMatters, a top provider of solutions for innovation and IP management, recently released version 11.0 of their industry-leading software, Innovator. Used primarily in medium-sized to large organizations, Innovator helps companies rein in the complex process of innovation. The new version offers features such as a redesigned user interface and full […]