I had the opportunity to interview Marjorie Dwane, the Business Development Group Manager in the Innovation Accelerator for Dow Corning’s Specialty Chemicals Business, about open innovation strategy, the importance of an innovation culture, and skills managers will need to achieve innovation success. Here is the text from the interview: Continue reading
I had the opportunity to interview Denise Fletcher, Vice President Innovation, Healthcare Payer & Insurance of ACS (A Xerox company) and Paul Austin, PhD, Principle Researcher for Xerox Innovation group last year, about open innovation participation, strategies, and barriers to innovation success.
I had the opportunity last year to interview Moises Norena, Director of Global Innovation, Whirlpool Corporation, about open innovation participation, strategies, and barriers to innovation success. Here is the text from the interview: Continue reading
I had the opportunity to interview Frans Johansson, the author of the new book, The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World and the popular book The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation. He is also the founder and CEO of The Medici Group. Continue reading
A story about evolution of design over time: how it impacts the role of design manager, as innovation becomes a collective adventure. Continue reading
This week’s compilation of innovation quotes — to inspire and provoke! Continue reading
Mikel Cirkus Interview before the forthcoming Canadian Consumer Insights and Trend Spotting Conference, August 14-15, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. Speaking on Global Trends for Innovation, Mikel Cirkus is the Global Director of Conceptual Design Group at Firmenich, Flavors Division. Continue reading