Author Archives: Braden Kelley

Education Innovation - Zombie-Based Learning

David designed the Zombie-Based Learning Geography curriculum because there were no project-based curriculum’s available at the time that he could use to teach Geography to his middle school students. Because we live in the era of crowdfunding and because he intended to make the effort widely available to educators around the world, he started a Kickstarter effort to… Continue reading

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De Nio Innovationsrollerna: Fem gratis verktyg

Är du innovativ eller inte? Har du uppfinnar-DNA? Eller en innovativ personlighet? Jag ryser varje gång jag läser ännu en artikel som påstår att vissa människor är innovativa och andra inte, eller att vissa individer är mer innovativa än andra. Struntprat säger jag! Continue reading

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Los Nueve Papeles en la Innovación – Cinco Regalos Gratis

¿Eres innovador o no? ¿Posees el ADN de un innovador? ¿Qué hay de una personalidad innovadora? Me contraigo cada vez que veo un nuevo artículo tratando de decir básicamente que algunas personas son innovadoras y otras no, o que ciertos individuos son más innovadores que otros. Yo digo, ¡bazofia! Continue reading

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Las Ocho I’s de la Innovación Infinita

Algunos autores argumentan que la innovación exitosa es la suma de la idea más la ejecución; otros hablan más de la importancia de la intuición (insight) y su papel en impulsar la creación de ideas que será sustantiva para los consumidores; y unos cuantos se refieren al papel que la inspiración desempeña en desatar la intuición potencial. Mas la innovación está totalmente vinculada con el valor y cada una de las definiciones, marcos y modelos que existen, sólo cuentan una parte de la historia de la innovación exitosa. Continue reading

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GE Takes a Quirky Approach to Innovation

Last week GE and Quirky announced a new partnership where GE will make some of its library of patents available as part of Quirky’s new inspiration platform, allowing inventors to use some of its patents in their potentially novel consumer product invention ideas. This on its surface is a very interesting and logical open innovation partnership (no, not crowdsourcing). But will it work? Will it achieve the goals that GE has in mind for the open innovation partnership? Continue reading

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Achieving Innovation Resonance

I’ve written in the past about how innovation is all about value and about how innovation veracity is more important than innovation velocity. Now it is time to take the innovation conversations about value and veracity to the next level – to innovation resonance – and how difficult it is to achieve and maintain. Achieving innovation resonance is about… Continue reading

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Innovation or Not? - Retailing Robotics

As the saying goes, ‘what’s old is new again’. Only this time robots and hand-held computers (aka smartphones) are involved. I was having a conversation recently with a colleague about the retail industry and I made the point that all retail stores are warehouses, only some are prettier than others. Walk into the average Macy’s or other department store and you’ll see piles of inventory out on display in the store, of every size (from small to XXXL) and variety (white, black, brown, etc.) with even more in the back… Continue reading

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