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CoDev Asia is coming to Shanghai in December!

This week I’m announcing that the 2012 CoDev Asia Conference is coming to Shanghai, China on December 4 and 5, 2012!  It’ll be a productive conference, and I’m looking forward to presenting on open innovation learning. CoDev Asia will bring together a faculty of leading experts and advanced practitioners prepared to share their experiences and candid […]

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Seoul retailer uses 3D QR codes and the sun to lure consumers

One retailer in Asia is doing something innovative to attract shoppers during those quiet times when most stores are empty. Korean retailer Emart set up several 3D QR code sculptures throughout Seoul that –when the sun shines on them just right–can be scanned for discounts. Shoppers need to scan between the peak sun hours of noon […]

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Silk’s natural quality stands test of time

As I reported in my weekly newspaper column, I recently went to China and got a first-hand look at a nation of innovation. Steeped in rich history, I learned many things about China’s softest commodity: silk!  Silk is an innovation that has been around for thousands of years, but interestingly is pretty much in the […]

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