Author Archives: Braden Kelley

My Top 10 Innovations of All Time

It is my contention that the pace of innovation accelerates when the speed of knowledge sharing accelerates, that knowledge acceleration leads to innovation acceleration. As we have developed more efficient ways of accelerating the pace of knowledge sharing, our pace of innovation has sped up. Continue reading

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The Crowd Computing Revolution - Part One

I am proud to bring you the first episode in a three part series culminating in a downloadable PDF of the whole piece on The Crowd Computing Revolution and the redesign of work that is now possible thanks to new technology tools and business architecture thinking that will allow man and machine to work more efficiently together than ever before. Continue reading

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Visualizing World Economic Forum Outcomes

As the World Economic Forum 2013 comes to a close I came across a BusinessWeek article that had the graphic below that made me laugh. But with all of the attention that gets paid to what goes on in Davos, does anything beneficial for the world really come out of it? Continue reading

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Using Gravity to Save and Improve Lives

I came across an IndieGogo project that is focused on building and trialing a gravity-powered power station that can serve either as a lantern or as a flexible power source that can be used to power a task light, recharge batteries, or potentially other things that users might dream up that the designers can’t yet imagine. Continue reading

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The Yolks on You

Too often we all run around trying to pluck a gamechanging idea out of thin air that nobody has ever seen, solving a problem that has never been solved, when really if the truth be told, there are still lots of existing problems with lots of solutions that are still waiting for a simple, elegant solution. Continue reading

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Making Online Gift Cards Fun

When companies start from the premise that innovation is all about value, it is amazing just how many innovations – big and small – that they can achieve. Continue reading

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Push or Pull Marketing for Innovations?

Innovation is all about value, and both internal communications and external marketing have a critical role to play in determining whether an invention has any chance of becoming an innovation. When it comes to both the Value Access and Value Translation components of innovation, in most organizations the marketing department holds the keys to success. But, unless the team does a good job… Continue reading

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