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Solar Forest Charging System for Parking Lots by Mike Chino, 07/27/09 filed under: Architecture, Green Transportation, Solar Power Read more: Solar Forest Charging System for Parking Lots | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Expedia has reaped the rewards of being the world’s first online travel giant – but in a market heavily prone to disruption, staying on top requires a cutting-edge approach to innovation

Beyond Textbook: Carleton Students Take Advantage of Co-operative Education Carleton University students reap the rewards of real-world experience through co-operative programs, expanding their education beyond their classrooms and textbooks. Even with the impact of public service layoffs, the number of students with summer co-operative education (co-op) terms this summer increased from last year.

Payback: Reaping the Rewards of Innovation by James P. Andrew. $21.72. Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press; 1 edition (January 9, 2007). Publication: January 9, 2007. 228 pages. Author: James P. Andrew

"ROMANCING THE MOON" - From your very first Full Moon Date you will begin reaping rewards in your relationship! Reinvent the freshness and excitement you experienced when you were first dating. Celebrating a Full Moon date can take your relationship to new heights! Here is an easy, innovative and fun way to “play” on your relationship instead of “working” on it whether married with children or dating! Learn about romanicing the moon today!

New C21, C25 and C27 jaws for Versa! Some manufacturers, after launching a new product onto the market simply, just sit back and wait to reap the rewards. Keyline Research and Development department is not however one of these. Instead it constantly focuses on refining its products, offering accessories and software upgrades that are increasingly innovative. This is the month of Versa, the Keyline electronics for dimple and laser high security keys, that has been fitted with three new jaws.

SciCast lets participants bet points on specific outcomes of questions in science and technology, testing their judgment against thousands of others’ and reaping rewards if their prognostications are better than those of their competitors. Anyone can browse SciCast to see what participants think the future will bring. And anyone can play. Registration is required to make forecasts and join the game, but it’s minimal and free. You just need to pick a username and password.

Klokers-01 And Klokers-02 Watches Launched On Kickstarter - by Rob Nudds- "he impending release of the Klokers-01 and Klokers-02 watches prove that striking the right balance between innovative design and affordable manufacturing can reap rewards. But with a raft of other options available, do these new products offer value for money when stacked-up against their competitors?"

Many leaders think that they just need to say "we're doing innovation" and then expect that it's somehow magically going to happen and they can reap the rewards. As it's pointed out in this article, every organization needs a “well-articulated innovation strategy. This is by far the most important constraint for companies to reach their innovation targets.” But aside from that, leaders need to define their role within the innovation process and not just leave it up to everyone else…

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When It Comes to Innovation, Small Ideas Can Mean Big Wins

Let’s do some word association. What’s your first thought when someone talks about “innovation” at your company? You probably think of “ground-breaking changes” and “drastic overhauls.” Gmail, the XBox, Nike Air, the Post-It Note. “We’re gonna make millions…” Yes, those certainly fit the definition of innovation. But there’s something to be said for getting the innovation ball rolling…