The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies Just may Surprise You!

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  1. Jeffrey

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    Most Innovative Companies 2015   Fast Company   Business   Innovation.png

    I came across this today. What I find interesting is: how many of these companies I never heard of.

    What didn't surprise me is:

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    2 Apple
    3 Alibaba
    4 Google

    Netflix at number 30, Kickstarter 33, Samsung 41.

    You can view the full list HERE
     
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    I'm not convinced their reasoning for their choices is all that sound. The rankings could be soundly debated forever.
     
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    never heard of Warby Parker.
     
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    Who made this list? I mean, anyone can make the list but are they credible in their choices?
     
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    I find it odd that Warby ranked first. It is even more odd that the reasoning behind Apple's number two ranking is that they make a lot of money. Surely many of the companies ranked below them are far more innovative by a long shot.

    in·no·va·tive
    ˈinəˌvādiv/
    adjective
    1. (of a product, idea, etc.) featuring new methods; advanced and original.
      "innovative designs"
      • (of a person) introducing new ideas; original and creative in thinking.
     
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    Having read some of the comments here before clicking the link, I may have already had my mind made up before really looking into it.

    I don't really know how you can quantify innovation. Number of people who've been impacted or adopted the idea(s) you innovated? Seems to me that a list like this is great for just telling who the 50 most innovative are, but I don't get the ranking system at all.
     
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    I actually read through quite a few of those and I don't doubt that those companies are innovative but I do question the rankings, big time. It doesn't say anywhere what the criteria was or who was involved in making those decisions.
     
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