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All Seasons Greetings

At the close of another year, all of us here at Idea Connection Systems and HumanGrid enjoy reflecting on the seasons and achievements we made and the victories of our friends and clients from around the globe. Our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. It

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Innovation: It’s About Your People

by Deborah Huisken Organizations need innovation like plants need water; without it, they will die. Great innovations are always the result of blending the right technology, the right business model, and the right people. But in the end, it always comes back to people. -Robert Rosenfeld ICS’s Chris Foti shares

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Idea Connection Systems Launches New Division: HumanGrid™

February 21, 2014 | Rochester Business Journal  RBJDaily.com | By: Nate Dougherty Idea Connection Systems launches division HumanGrid™ gives companies the ability to administer personality assessments directly Idea Conection Systems Inc., has been building experience with workforce development tools for more than 20 years.  Now the company is looking to spread

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Bob Rosenfeld interviewed by Austrian Business Magazine: Succeed

B. Rosenfeld, Founder and CEO of Idea Connection Systems provides interview for Austrian Business Magazine: Succeed.  Bob Rosenfeld, who together with Marc R. Pacheco, State Senator for the state of Massachusetts have been appointed as the first international ambassadors of the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award initiated by Christina Weidinger.  In conjunction with

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Bob Rosenfeld Gives Keynote Address and Presented with Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award During European Forum Alpbach 2013 – Alpbach, Austria

Bob Rosenfeld, Founder and CEO of Idea Connection Systems gives keynote address during European Forum Alpbach and receives Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award (SEA). Bob Rosenfeld, who together with Marc R. Pacheco, State Senator for the state of Massachusetts have been appointed as the first international ambassadors of the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award

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ISPI® CERTIFICATION TRAINING – AUGUST 14-16, 2012, ROCHESTER, NY – OPEN ENROLLMENT

The need for innovation and maximizing the talents of people has never been stronger. Yet, understanding what it takes to make innovation happen and how to leverage the strengths of people is still not a common practice. Becoming certified in the ISPI® (Innovation Strengths Preference Indicator®) is a key step

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Creating, Growing, and Sustaining Efficient Innovation Teams

Casimer DeCusatis IBM Corporation, Poughkeepsie, NY Abstract: Creating, Growing, and Sustaining Efficient Innovation Teams Economic forces such as the growing service economy and commoditization of traditional value chains have led many organizations to pursue breakthrough innovations as part of their business strategy. There has been an increased interest in collaboration

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Idea Connection Systems Holiday Greeting 2011

Idea Connection Systems Holiday Greeting 2011
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ISPI® Certification Class Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2011

On November 30, December 1 and 2, ICS ran an ISPI® Certification program in Rochester, NY for a diverse group of 20 people. In the audience were psychologists, a cognitive scientist, consultants from the fields of innovation, leadership development, organizational development, coaching and consulting, an Idea Catalyst from a US

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Book Review: The Invisible Element: A Practical Guide for the Human Dynamics of Innovation

Authors: Robert Rosenfeld and Gary Wilhelmi with Andrew Harrison Review by: Awie Vlok October 2011 As innovation practitioner, facilitator, coach and a university lecturer in the innovation field across many boundaries, I was thrilled when Bob Rosenfeld invited me to review their new book. In true ICS fashion, the pre-launch

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