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Scott Berkun will have his TV debut as an expert panelist in a series of 5 episodes on The Business of Innovation starting tonight. Scott’s a great speaker, design & usability advocate, and all-around good guy. Good luck as a talking head, Scott!

posted by ted on Monday, Jun 02, 2008

Creativity: It’s Nothing New

In a recent article, Scott Berkun outlines some thoughts about innovation that have also been brought up often in recent team discussions. The bottom line of both the article and our discussions is that effective creativity (as opposed to self-expression) is not usually something 100% original, but an arrangement of existing parts or ideas in novel ways. What’s often required to solve a problem is not “original genius,” but curiosity, keen observation, and persistence.

Here are some key quotes from Scott’s excellent article :

posted by ted on Monday, Mar 17, 2008 · 0 comments