Innovation and industry policy is receiving the least attention just when it may matter most to our economic future.
South Africa's White Paper doesn't outline how science, innovation and technology can improve ordinary people's lives.
When it comes to innovation, Santa Clara County is way ahead of the rest of the US. Between 2000 and 2015, more than 140,000 patents were granted there – triple the number of the next-ranked county.
A century ago, a three-minute call from New York City to San Francisco on a landline cost $500. Today, you can make the same call on a cellphone for a few cents.
Nigeria, like many emerging countries, needs to educate its women at the same rate it does its men to enhance entrepreneurship.
3-D printing has the potential to disrupt local manufacturing, and re-configure approaches to urban design, planning and production.
AlphaZero is a machine capable of defeating the most complex board games for the human mind, based only on its own learning experience, not on accumulated human knowledge.
The history of IBM shows how a technology titan can grow and change, while still remaining focused on its core business.
A new study in Nature finds that large research teams develop recent ideas, while small teams conduct more disruptive and innovative research.
Digital technologies are changing the ways that oilfields are being managed and operated, and disrupting the labour market.
SME's ability to innovate and work internationally can give them an advantage in the marketplace, and ensure a long-term return on investment.
Design thinking isn't a cure-all for every organization, nor is it a dying fad. But in the right circumstances, it can bring great value to a business.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to get schools to adopt a "high-quality" curriculum. But the effort will constrain teachers and stifle creativity, an education scholar argues.
Leaders in private and public organizations should seek creative problem-solving skills to better innovate. Design thinking may be the answer.
The enthusiasm for business creation is not without negative consequences, especially for the many who fail. However, the "all entrepreneurs" discourse remains predominant.
Who would you rather work for: Apple or Domino's Pizza?
Undergraduate students need a learning community that meets throughout their degrees for workshops and community-building. Such a post-secondary ‘homeroom’ could multiply positive connections.
The study of innovation in large companies and start-ups would benefit from being inspired by physics, which mobilizes different sets of laws for large masses and particles.
Necessity and desperation are portrayed as the prime motivators of innovative behaviour, but in reality, stability and holistic incentives go a long way to freeing up creative energy.
Innovation should mean solutions that work for everyone, not just economists.