Earl Scruggs

Analog Innovators: Moving Innovation Ahead in Music, the Arts, etc.

Best known to non-bluegrass fans as the composer of the Beverly Hillbillies theme song, Earl Scruggs pioneered a style of banjo playing that has since become the norm in bluegrass music. To mark his passing the day before, last week’s innochat looked at the influence of Scruggs on banjo playing. (Innochat is a weekly Twitter…

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Some Examples of Open Innovation

In an interesting article on how Procter & Gamble is using “open innovation” to develop new products and drive growth, Stefan Lindegaard gets in to specifics on how the giant soap company puts ideas in to action. This is good, because a lot of the talk about innovation can be overly abstract. Here is some…