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Mirchandani, Vinnie

The New Polymath: Profiles in Compound-Technology Innovations

Mirchandani, Vinnie - The New Polymath: Profiles in Compound-Technology Innovations, ebook

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Prepare for a world of compound innovation which blends 3, 5, 10 strands of infotech, greentech, biotech and healthtech to solve the "Grand Challenges" our world faces-and the more routine ones

Polymath is the Greek word for a Renaissance person like Leonardo Da Vinci or Ben Franklin who excels in many disciplines. The New Polymath is an enterprise which has learned to amalgamate 3, 5, 10 strands of technology-infotech, cleantech, healthtech, nanotech, biotech-to create compound new products and to innovate internal processes.

Anchors around case studies on innovations and creative processes at 8 New Polymath enterprises - BP, Cognizant, GE, Kleiner Perkins, National Hurricane Center, Plantronics, salesforce.com, WRHambrecht+Co

Details eleven building blocks these Polymaths are utilizing - from cloud computing to sustainability to social networks

Calatogs over 100 mini case studies of other innovators who are defining state-of-the-art in those eleven building block areas

The New Polymath brims with innovation examples from a variety of industries, countries and business processes.

Keywords: the new polymath, polymath, infotech, biotech, cleantech, greentech, nanotech, healthtech, cloud computing, consumerization of technology, predective analytics, sensory networks, compound innovation, social networks, global talent pools, data center designs, follow the moon, disruption, innovator?s dilemma, iPhone, Apple, Google, Skype, telepresence, mobile applications, haptic interfaces, brain-machine interface, surface computing, Singularity, medical tourism, social networks, communities, crowds, collaboration, cyber-ethics, Grand Challenges

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Professional Advisory Services
Page amount
400 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470768457
Printed ISBN
9780470618301

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