Author Archives: Braden Kelley

Open Innovation Summit – Day One

by Braden Kelley Earlier this month I led a workshop at the Open Innovation Summit on identifying and removing barriers to innovation with special guests: Greg Fox (Cisco Systems), Helene F. Rutledge (GSK Consumer Healthcare), and Hutch Carpenter (Spigit). The first edition of the conference was held in Orlando, Florida at the Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal. The second annual Open ...

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Call for January 'Innovation Perspectives'

January’s opportunity to contribute your Innovation Perspectives is now here. This monthly feature presents our loyal readers with different perspectives on a single topic all in one place – from several different authors. It gives our innovation community the opportunity to compare, contrast and discuss them in the comments here on Blogging Innovation and with the 1,600+ people in the ...

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What Innovation Could an Apple Tablet Offer?

With all of the internet chatter about Apple’s rumored tablet computer, I’ve been asking myself two questions: 1. Does it make sense for Apple to make a tablet computer?2. What innovation could an Apple tablet offer? These questions are not as easy to answer as they may appear at first glance. The main reason? When it comes to technology, just ...

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Barriers to Innovation Workshop

by Braden Kelley This week I will be leading Workshop B on identifying and removing barriers to innovation on December 2, 2009 at the Open Innovation Summit in Orlando, Florida at the Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal. Adding a front line perspective to the workshop will be: Greg Fox (Cisco Systems) – Chief Marketing Officer, Strategic Alliances, WW Operations & Business ...

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Find Your Nerve Guest Post

Over at www.findyournerve.com I have written a guest post about strategy in the downturn. The central question being: Are you going to be nervous in the downturn, or nervy? Braden Kelley is the editor of Blogging Innovation and founder of Business Strategy Innovation, a consultancy focusing on innovation and marketing strategy. Braden is also @innovate on Twitter.

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Call for November 'Innovation Perspectives'

November’s opportunity to contribute your Innovation Perspectives is now here. This monthly feature presents our loyal readers with different perspectives on a single topic all in one place – from several different authors. It gives our innovation community the opportunity to compare, contrast and discuss them in the comments here on Blogging Innovation and with the 1,300+ people in the ...

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Join our Innovation Discussions on LinkedIn

I created the Innovation Excellence group on LinkedIn five months ago and it already has 4,750+ members getting together to share innovation articles, discussions, and job postings. Blogging Innovation’s mission is to make innovation and marketing insights accessible for the greater good, and the LinkedIn group is another way for us to help facilitate conversation, collaboration, and education. LinkedIn groups ...

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Innovating for Fun and Social Good

I came across this on sitsite.com’s blog and had to share it. After all, we could all use a little more fun in our lives, and if some social good can be achieved in the process, all the better! It is from a Swedish site advertising a contest that will award a 2,500 Euro prize for the idea that best ...

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Another Value-Driven Social Media Example

Click above to Enlargeby Braden Kelley Following up on my previous article – The Right Way to do Social Media – I wanted to share another value-driven social media example: Wisk’s facebook application called WiskIt. “We thought perhaps we could take our stain-fighting heritage, and take it online to Facebook,” according to Elisa Gurevich, Brand Manager for Wisk. It’s a ...

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