I’ve just read a July 2008 report of a National Science Foundation conference, that brought together a panel of experts to try to figure out a way to measure innovation (click here for the full report). They started with the observation that we don’t know very much about how to measure the outcomes of innovation,… Read More How to Measure Innovation?
How do you assess artistic creativity? That was the theme of a three-day conference at the Savannah College of Art and Design last week, where I was one of the keynote speakers. One hundred and thirty arts educators, from all over the U.S. (and several other countries as well), were there to learn how they… Read More Savannah College of Art and Design
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland is always an opportunity for big-picture thinking (see my post about the 2008 Forum here). And this one comes right in the middle of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. In a deep crisis, innovation can be perceived as optional; “we have… Read More The Road to Economic Recovery