In Pursuit of the Perfect Brainstorm

December 16, 2010

In a new report for The New York Times Magazine’s 10th annual Year In Ideas issue, reporter David Segal asks the question, ‘Can a new breed of consultant teach companies how to think?’ In search of an answer, Mr. Segal visited Jump to decode the art of tackling highly ambiguous challenges for companies in search

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Moving Away from a Siloed Thinking Mindset

December 6, 2010

I recently had the chance to check-in with Jono Hey, a good friend and former colleague, who not long ago returned to the UK after working with us in California. On our call, Jono had some great insights to share regarding the challenges faced by the British economy, and so I asked him to contribute

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Unlocking a New Approach to Business Creation

November 24, 2010

Jump’s New Business Boot Camp is a hands-on learning experience designed to help launch your innovation and strategy efforts. In the course of one day, you’ll collaborate with your teammates to understand people’s needs, ideate new solutions, and develop breakthrough business concepts. To learn more about these highly interactive events, please click here.

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Arup Embraces Hybrid Thinking

November 23, 2010

Earlier this month, London’s Director Magazine published a fantastic profile on the innovation efforts going on at Arup – the 10,000-person strong engineering firm behind such notable projects as the Sydney Opera House and the Aquatics Center for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games (shown above). Founded shortly after the end of the Second World War,

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Healthcare Design 2010

November 9, 2010

Jump’s Dev Patnaik will be in Las Vegas over the November 13-14 weekend to present the opening address at this year’s annual Healthcare Design conference. This four-day event is a multi-faceted learning and networking experience focused on the delivery and discussion of innovations in healthcare facilities now and into the future. Attendees include over 3,000

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Bringing Inspiration, Empathy and Innovation to Philanthropies

November 3, 2010

We’re excited to announce that Jump’s Dev Patnaik is in Los Angeles today to present the opening address at this year’s Southern California Grantmakers Annual Conference! Focused on inspiration, empathy and innovation, this year’s event brings together a diverse membership including over 135 family, community, private and public foundations as well as individual donors and

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The Antidote to Ambiguity

November 1, 2010

Recently, the good folks over at Fast Company and Co.Design asked me to publish an updated version of the introductory post from this blog. The new article, reproduced below, reexamines the growing need for hybrid thinking, while also going into greater detail about the struggles large companies face when tackling issues of tremendous ambiguity. For

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Why Can’t Big Companies Solve Big Problems?

October 29, 2010

It turns out that while large companies and organizations are phenomenally good at managing complexity, they’re actually quite bad at tackling ambiguity. So what can we do now to face down issues like healthcare, immigration, education, defense and economic growth in an increasingly ambiguous world?

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Why Can’t Big Companies Solve Big Problems?

It turns out that while large companies and organizations are phenomenally good at managing complexity, they’re actually quite bad at tackling ambiguity. So what can we do now to face down issues like healthcare, immigration, education, defense and economic growth in an increasingly ambiguous world? To read Dev Patnaik’s full article, click here.

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Jump is Hiring!

October 25, 2010

We currently have several open positions in our San Mateo office. They include Human Resources Generalist, Receptionist, and Externships starting in early 2011. And for the first time, our brand-new New York office is hiring as well! To learn more about all of these exciting opportunities at Jump, visit our careers page.

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If you would like to speak with someone at Jump about a story or event you’re working on, contact Anna Zhi or call (650) 373-7229.

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