Innovation

Recent work tagged innovation


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Synthetic futures and adventures in mentorship

What if you could experience the future before it happens? That's the premise of RUNWITHIT Synthetics, an augmented intelligence company that is finding opportunities around the world to equip leaders with the ability to visualize the implications of their decisions.

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Connector finds myriad ways to boost innovation

In Episode 44 of Taproot's podcast about innovation in Edmonton, Technology Alberta president Gail Powley discusses the power of attention and connection when it comes to nurturing innovation.

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Ringing in the new year with innovation insights

On Episode 43 of Bloom, Taproot co-founder Mack Male joins co-hosts Karen Unland and Faaiza Ramji to look back at some innovation-related highlights of 2022 and look ahead to 2023.

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Strategist muses about making a bolder Edmonton

Episode 42 of Bloom features an interview with Shawn Kanungo, a speaker, a strategist, and the newly minted author of The Bold Ones: Innovate and Disrupt to Become Truly Indispensable.

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Strategist slows down to make a splash with The Bold Ones

Shawn Kanungo makes his living speaking and strategizing about disruption. He has published hundreds of videos. He has tens of thousands of followers on social media. So why on Earth would he do something as old-school as writing a book?

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Podcast considers Alberta's accelerator boom

Episode 41 of Bloom catches up on a bunch of innovation news, including what's been going on with the bevy of accelerators that have been active in Alberta throughout 2022.

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Plug and Play Alberta grads get ready to execute

The 50 companies that were part of Plug and Play Alberta's second batch have made their pitches and had their conversations with potential customers. Now it's time for the real work to begin, says director Kevin Dahl.

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Proposed Edge Fund would benefit from sharper focus, says investment manager

The city's proposed $5 million Edge Fund will need a tighter focus and clearer objectives to make a real difference for innovation in Edmonton, suggests an investment manager who has dealings with Calgary's much bigger investment fund.

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Business case for ethical AI starts with talent, says industry leader

Episode 39 of Taproot's podcast about innovation takes a look at ethical AI: why it makes business sense, what it's going to take to make it happen, and what stands in the way of proceeding responsibly in this emerging industry.

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