Author Archives: Braden Kelley

Optimizing Innovation – Wim Soens of CogniStreamer

We are happy to bring you some of the key points and insights from Wim Soem’s talk at the Optimizing Innovation Conference, which was held October 21-22, 2009 in New York City. Wim Soens, Managing Partner at Cognistreamer spoke about their Innovation Portal 3.0 software and a bit about Enterprise 2.0 Innovation. From Wim’s perspective, 2005 marked a switch from ...

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October Innovation Contest Reminder

Have you written an innovation or marketing blog post that you are particularly proud of, or plan to write one? Would you like the chance to share it with a larger audience and maybe even win one of three signed copies of Bill George’s latest book “7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis” at the same time? In support of our ...

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Optimizing Innovation – Francois Ragnet of Xerox

We are happy to bring you some of the key points and insights from Francois Ragnet’s talk at the Optimizing Innovation Conference, which was held October 21-22, 2009 in New York City. Francois Ragnet, Managing Principal, Technology Innovation at Xerox spoke about technology transfer and the paper-free office. Xerox generated 940 patents in 2008 and has 8,000 active patents and ...

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Optimizing Innovation – Jack Anderson of Chevron

We are happy to bring you some of the key points and insights from Jack Anderson’s talk at the Optimizing Innovation Conference, which was held October 21-22, 2009 in New York City. Jack Anderson, Innovation Specialist at Chevron, spoke first about innovation and IT’s overall posture (High Level IT Posture Within the Organization): Systematic innovation Managed innovation Defined innovation Sporadic ...

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Optimizing Innovation – Dr. Daniel Sturman of Google

We are happy to bring you some of the key points and insights from Dr. Daniel Sturman’s talk at the Optimizing Innovation Conference, which was held October 21-22, 2009 in New York City. Dr. Daniel Sturman, Engineering Director at Google, spoke from an engineer’s perspective, not from an innovation director’s perspective, about the culture at Google. The main key in ...

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Innovation Perspectives – October Wrapup

Innovation Perspectives is our monthly feature to present our loyal readers with different perspectives on a single topic all in one place along with the ability to compare, contrast and discuss them in the comments here on Blogging Innovation and in the Continuous Innovation group on LinkedIn. This month’s topic was: “What roles do engineers and marketers play in an ...

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Optimizing Innovation – Simon Dewulf of Creax

We are happy to bring you some of the key points and insights from Simon Dewulf’s talk at the Optimizing Innovation Conference, which was held October 21-22, 2009 in New York City. Simon Dewulf, Managing Director of Creax, spoke about how there are 67 million patents in the patent database and that a majority of them are 20+ years old ...

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Optimizing Innovation – Roopa Unnikrishnan of Pfizer

We are happy to bring you some of the key points and insights from Roopa Unnikrishnan’s talk at the Optimizing Innovation Conference, which was held October 21-22, 2009 in New York City. Roopa Unnikrishnan, Senior Director of Worldwide Strategy & Innovation at Pfizer, focused on the the messy-ness of innovation in her talk and that while the idea of four ...

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