The danger of saying “we’re all innovators” is that it dilutes the role of the teams whose primary responsibility is innovation. Unless responsibility and accountability for innovation are clear, confusion and inefficiency will potentially inhibit the output; innovation is then in danger of becoming a diminished buzzword. Continue reading

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The executives with the best records of shareholder value creation are those who systematically kill NPD projects as early in their development lifecycle as possible. Kalypso’s Michael Glessner explains why. Continue reading

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Innovation TV Part 2

In a previous post I wrote about my company’s use of EMC TV for the final stages of the innovation process. During that post I mentioned I would also share how internal ideators use the same medium to advance their own innovation initiatives. As promised, here are a full set of elevator pitch videos that ideators created to sell internal ideas within EMC. Continue reading

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PSFK brings you the Future of Wearable Tech report in collaboration with iQ by intel identifies 10 trends and three major themes that point to the evolving form and function of wearable devices and their influence on the way we live, work and socialize. In our Connected Intimacy theme, we explore how wearables are revolutionizing the way we communicate information about ourselves and maintain relationships over any distance. Continue reading

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We came across this infographic that high highlights the rise of tech innovation, including one person’s perspective on what the top five innovative & disruptive technologies area and who four of the most innovative companies are… Continue reading

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Be Fruitful and Multiply: The Multiplication Technique

A common problem in photography is the occurrence of red-eye, like you see here. Redeye happens when the flash of a camera goes into the eyeball. But today’s cameras have a clever and simple way to defeat redeye. They have a dual flash. Voila! No redeye. This innovation is a classic example of the multiplication technique. Continue reading

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