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The end of disruption

The end of disruption

"The problem with “innovation” is that the term is so broad as to be meaningless. But it is almost always described as disruptive. And it is here that I seek a pause for thought — a reflective moment to ask some deeper questions of innovation—does it always have to disrupt? If it does, can this disruption be channeled toward human progress?"

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Rowan Conway

Director of Innovation and Development

We must be more specific about what we want to see innovation do for us - and we must be bold and inclusive, argues Rowan Conway.

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