Inspiration: – How fast does innovation happen?

Posted on 15/08/2011


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“How fast does innovation happen?

How long does it take to come up with truly innovative ideas—a day, a week, a year? The answer could be all these and more. Some business ideas germinate slowly, bubbling under the surface for months. Others come in a flash of insight that leaves you wondering, “Why didn’t I ever think of that before?”

But if you are trying to build innovation into your small business’s culture and wonder what the best ways to encourage innovation are, knowing what kind of time frame to use would be useful. FastCompany recently took a look at the practice of hack-a-thons, frequently used by tech companies such as Facebook and Google. In these all-night coding sessions, employees are encouraged to create something that’s not related to their day-to-day jobs—the results are often groundbreaking.”

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