Learning about innovation from Mr. Edison and his phonograph – Wally Bock

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Great post from Wally Bock Most people think of Thomas Edison as a lone inventor and marketing genius. But history teaches different lessons. Here are some from Edison’s invention of the phonograph. Not so “lone” after all Edison was no “lone” inventor. He set up the prototype of the modern industrial laboratory. He filled the place with people of diverse …

Do telcos have a future? Graham Thomas, from Radical Company

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Is the mighty reign of the telco at an end? This was the question raised at the Digital Services World Congress last week, following revelations that top-line revenues are in long-term decline. It seems that, despite mobile being at the forefront of innovation, telcos have failed to get in on the act, and are falling way behind the curve in …