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    Learn to Manage Innovation and Propel Your Company's Growth.
    By harnessing creativity to strategic execution, CIMS is awakening transformative innovation management solutions to accelerate business growth and develop commercially viable products and services. CIMS has been producing ground-breaking, industry-driven research since 1984. Tap into the realm of knowledge where innovation is taught, learned, practiced and measured.
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    Not Your Grandfather’s Research Park
    Guest Post By Bob Geolas and Mason Ailstock, Research Triangle Park Foundation Editor’s note: The following article is excerpted from the September/October issue of the CIMS Innovation Management Report.
    Forecasting Future Innovation Pathways with Big Data
    Alan Porter of Georgia Tech has for years believed that a form of Big Data analysis called tech mining--when applied to R&D literature, patent and business intelligence--can pay off in anticipating future pathways for innovation in order to make better decisions.
    Let’s Call Innovation What It Is: A Science
    The following article by Joseph Nadan is excerpted from the July/August issue of the Innovation Management Report, our bi-monthly newsletter.