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Omission or Error?

Omission or Error?

| On 01, Jan 2010

Message: 16
Posted by: Vito
Posted on: Saturday, 18th November 2006

Dear Article Archive Manager or Post Moderator:

In your article on innovation Ð What is Innovation?

More specifically:


What Is NOT Innovation?

Invention is the mother of necessity. – Thorstein Veblen

It is important to be clear as to what innovation is not. Innovation is NOT invention, even if invention is the mother of necessity. These two words are sometimes used interchangeably, but although connected they are not the same. An innovation is the extension of an invention.

If an inventor discovers the Ã’next big thing,Ó but is unable to find anyone to produce it, then the next big thing remains undiscovered to the world. For this invention to become an innovation ………


It looks like some information has been omitted. Was this intentional or is it an error?


Message: 17
Posted by: RI Editorial Team
Posted on: Sunday, 19th November 2006

Error! Thank you for pointing out this error; it has been corrected.

RI Editorial Team

Message: 18
Posted by: Vito
Posted on: Monday, 20th November 2006

That's great! Thank you for making the correction.