Author Archives: Braden Kelley

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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October's Innovation Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our innovation contest for October. After much deliberation, I have chosen the three winning articles. The three winning article authors win one of three signed copies of Bill George’s latest book “7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis”, and the opportunity to have their article republished here on Blogging Innovation if they so desire. For ...

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The Right Way to do Social Media

Click above to Enlargeby Braden Kelley Unfortunately, more often than not I see examples of social media strategy gone wrong. So, it stands out when I see a company like Lufthansa doing social media the right way – at least with their MySkyStatus site. Let’s look briefly at why this is a good execution of a social media strategy: Easy ...

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A Running and Jumping Robot

I don’t do a lot of technology features, but when I saw this video I just had to share it because the movement capabilities of this small humanoid robot from Japan are pretty amazing. It’s called ROPID the walking, running, and jumping robot. Check out the video: Braden Kelley is the editor of Blogging Innovation and founder of Business Strategy ...

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Twitter Lists Now Live – Some Tips

Surprise, surprise… Twitter Lists have been talked about for some time, but are now live. I’ve created an innovation list here: https://twitter.com/innovate/innovation Please feel free to follow along, or make your case for your own favorite innovation tweeter (or yourself) to be included in the list by stating your opinion as a comment on this blog post. For those of ...

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Optimizing Innovation Conference Wrapup

by Braden Kelley We are happy to bring you some of the key points and insights from all of the speakers at the Optimizing Innovation Conference, which was held October 21-22, 2009 in New York City. The speakers at this intimate conference were the innovation directors from several Fortune 500 companies, who shared their approaches to topics as varied as ...

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Optimizing Innovation – Joe Boggio and Michael Steep of Microsoft

We are happy to bring you some of the key points and insights from Joe Boggio and Michael Steep’s talk at the Optimizing Innovation Conference, which was held October 21-22, 2009 in New York City. Joe Boggio, Director of Innovation Management Solutions and Michael Steep, Chief of Operations at Microsoft spoke about: Innovation at Microsoft Building Open Innovation Competencies Technology ...

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