Author Archives: Julie Anixter

This week SAP launched a new e-publication, Digitalist Magazine, Executive Quarterly. We sat down with Jeff Woods, Editorial Director for the magazine and VP, Corporate and Portfolio Marketing at SAP to get the back story. Continue reading

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IX-Tag-Campus Map Tag

What does an open innovation playground for business look like? RELEVENTS, a company that is disrupting what events look like, is creating one in Sacramento, California on September 17 with a group of global curators. Continue reading

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In the spirit of the great NYer David Letterman, we’ve put together a TOP TEN list of outcomes from this year’s Anti-Summit (beta). Continue reading

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While creating new products is challenging in any industry, Pharma may be one of the most challenging environments for product innovation because of regulatory, safety and privacy issues. This post dives into the specific storytelling workshops that Sheila Babnis, along led with her team at Roche that were designed to deploy as a strategic tool for leaders. Continue reading

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Sheila Babnis, head of strategic innovation for product development at Roche, shared, at a conference earlier this year, new ways that her company is working in innovation in drug development; and how empathy and patient-centricity are shaping both drug development and clinical trials. Co-creating with patients is a core pillar of the new way Roche is working and an area of deep focus for Sheila and her team.
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Mark Polson, Creativity and Estee Lauder - the IX Interview

We had the chance to interview Mark Polson, who as Vice President of Creativity and Business, Estee Lauder, is part of the global learning and development team which is an extension of global HR. He is responsible for the development of the competency of creativity and innovation within the corporation. Continue reading

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Leni Sloane, Laurie Meadoff, Derrick Ashong

The Editors Pick this week is Derrick Ashong’s Take Back the Mic: World Cup of Hip Hop – a global competition for musically inclined youth and their fans. From Ghana originally, Ashong understands that the most powerful way for global youth to find their own powerful original voices is to (have them) Take Back the Mic. This is an IndieGoGo campaign worth checking out and funding. Continue reading

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