Weekly Tweet Selection. 29th May – 2nd June

On this weekly Twitter selection, we highlight Wednesday 31 celebration of the UOC Research Showcase 2017, held in CosmoCaixa in Barcelona. The event aims to foster collaboration among the University’s R&I professionals by improving the visibility of the current research and projects. This showcase raises awareness of the progress of the University’s research, development and innovation activities among its community. In a university-wide call for proposals the Research and Innovation Scientific Committee selected 21 research.. Read More

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Innovación docente: consideraciones para el impulso del cambio

3’5 min   Una institución educativa que esté interesada en impulsar y evaluar el impacto que su innovación docente tendría en la mejora y transformación de sus procesos de enseñanza/aprendizaje, deberá hacerlo considerando los siguientes planteamientos previos: Situándose en el marco de su estrategia y modelo de I+D+i: ¿se está entendiendo la emergencia del futuro panorama educativo y cómo le influyen las nuevas tecnologías? ¿está en línea con las direcciones de crecimiento de.. Read More

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The culture of innovation as the driving force behind organisations

4 min   According to a study by consultants McKinsey, by 2027, more than 75% of companies on the current Fortune 500 ranking will be replaced by innovative firms with disruptive ways of doing business that allow them to launch solutions onto the market more quickly. Other research, such as that carried out by Digital Vortex- DBT Centre, indicates that, in five years time, four out of every ten companies will be kicked out.. Read More

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The Funnel of Innovation applied to UOC

3 min   To manage innovation or to transform business opportunities and challenges into solutions, companies and organisations tend to use some variant of what is known as the Funnel of Innovation or the Stage-Gate methodology. This model consists of capturing the maximum possible number of ideas which provide a response to one of these opportunities or challenges. The ideas are then subjected to filters and criteria in order to discard some and develop others with more potential… Read More

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