New Podcast Series Incite Innovation!

Incite Innovation is a podcast series designed to advance innovation leadership and inspire teams. Featuring Cheryl Perkins, it offers fresh insights and incisive guest interviews on key trends, practices, technologies, and ideas. Check out our first two episodes:
 
Episode 1 Collaborative Innovation, Partnerships, and Ecosystems for the Digital Age. How top companies build their networks to deliver complete customer experiences. Open innovation has grown up; what does it take to win today – and in the future?
 
Episode 2 Balancing Long-Term Growth with Short-Term Profits. How to make the business case; what to do when torn between big bets with high growth potential and maintaining the ‘bread and butter.’

Innovation Pulse Survey

Innovationedge is asking Insiders and subscribers to participate in an innovation pulse survey. The short survey will allow them to share their perspective and provide valuable insights. Survey results will be shared with respondents including a summary of: Primary targets for innovation efforts Types of innovation focused on Measuring innovation success Barriers to innovation success

The International Home + Housewares Show 2019

We recently attended the International Home + Housewares Show (IH+H) held in Chicago, IL March 2-5.  McCormick Place was filled with the latest products from over 2,200 suppliers.  The Show is attended by nearly 60,000 industry professionals. Our first stop was the Pantone exhibit to explore new color trends and explore key visual merchandising concepts. 

Top takeaways from CES

Having just come back from CES 2019 (Consumer Electronics Show), it’s clear: legacy companies need to step up their digital game. If you don’t have a digital technology strategy, you’ll become obsolete very fast. Even more importantly, you need a customer experience (CX) strategy – experience is key to every value proposition. Hyper-personalization, convenience, intelligence, 24/7 accessibility, and storytelling are essential to engage

Incite Innovation Podcast

Incite Innovation is a podcast series designed to advance innovation leadership and inspire teams. Featuring Cheryl Perkins, it features fresh insights and incisive guest interviews on key trends, practices, technologies, and ideas. The first two episodes address Collaborative Innovation, Partnerships, and Ecosystems for the Digital Age and Balancing Long-Term Growth with Short-Term Profits. Check out the

End of The Year Message

2019 promises to be full of new opportunities to learn from one another and the one thing that is constant will be change! In 2018 we saw changes such as: More and more CPG companies turning to e-commerce for growth and direct-to-consumer connection — the convergence of online with brick-and-mortar, emphasis on the end-to-end consumer