ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, is delighted to announce that the winner of the Grand Prize 2015 for excellence in Innovation Management is the US Department of Energy, for the SunShot Catalyst, represented by Mike Contreras. Continue reading

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Game-changing innovations fascinate and inspire innovation leaders, but lower risk, well executed product renovations can contribute considerably to innovation-driven growth. The challenge with short to mid-term renovation projects is the potential for low return on investment. An experience design approach can make renovation relevant and timely. Continue reading

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When seeking true breakthrough innovation you are, by definition, working in unknown territory. Your objective is to develop a new business model or transformative new product or service. In this situation, it is better to find out today versus tomorrow that the key, most sensitive levers you are counting on to drive the business case are not valid. Continue reading

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Signals assembled some of the big thinkers in big data – Frank Moss, Thomas Thurston and Gil Sadeh. The discussion centered on the challenges faced by innovation teams at leading corporates, the potential (and hurdle) of “big data”, and fresh ideas on how to bridge that gap and tapping big data for innovation work. Here are some of the highlights from that conversation. 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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This article is part of a series of posts covering innovation in Indiana.

In the recent months there’s been a lot of buzz around hotel chains adopting proximity technology to enhance their guest experience, whether the technology uses NCF, RFID or BLE.
If, like me, you’ve had your fair share of business travel, you often experience problems. Airline delays. Congested traffic. Key doesn’t work. Room not ready. Long lines. The list goes on. It can be really inconvenient to travel, and the industry is constantly searching for new ways to develop brand loyalty among consumers. Continue reading

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Understanding CEO speak is key to succeed in Innovation Continue reading

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