8th Annual MRT/PDMA International Congress on Open Innovation and Co-Development – Scottsdale, AZ

Join Cheryl Perkins as she chairs the 8th Annual International Congress on Open Innovation and Co-Development. The event is jointly sponsored by Management Rountable (MRT) and the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) and takes place January 26-28, 2009 in Scottsdale, AZ, at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort. This year’s program, CoDev ’09: Building Open

The Circuit 001

Innovationedge leverages a proprietary approach called “Completing the Circuit of Innovation®” to connect the innovations to the marketplace. The June 2008 newsletter describes their approach for creating a competitive edge by crafting intellectual asset strategies and winning business propositions. Listen to podcasts and hear how inventors and entrepreneurs are engaged in creating disruptive innovations, intellectual

Cheryl Perkins to be keynote speaker at The Invention & New Product Exposition

NEENAH, Wis., (June 10, 2008) Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge, a global strategic innovation consultancy based in Wisconsin, will be speaking at The Invention & New Product Exposition (INPEX) conference from June 11-14, 2008. Cheryl’s presentation will address “The Keys to Sustainable Innovation,” which highlights her background on topics such as holistic innovation,

Podcast 006 – Successfully Bringing New Products to Market with Brian Fried

Speaker: Brian Fried of Think Up Designs

Prolific inventor Brian Fried, President of Think Up Designs, speaks about what it takes to successfully bring products to market. In this Podcast, he shares the challenges of being an inventor and offers hints for those just beginning the process of getting an idea to market. Brian also provides some insight on protecting your inventions and never giving up

Podcast 005 – Disruptive Innovation

Speaker: Jeff Lindsay

Jeff Lindsay, Director of Solution Development at Innovationedge, explores disruptive innovation. After offering Innovationedge’s definition of disruptive innovation, Jeff gives some examples of different innovations that fall into that category. He also addresses the advantages and disadvantages of introducing a disruptive innovation into the marketplace, as well as some of the challenges involved. He also introduces some case studies from companies that have both profited from and passed by innovations that have since changed how consumers behave. Jeff concludes by letting listeners in on some upcoming disruptive innovations from Innovationedge.

Podcast 004 – Circuit of Innovation

Speaker: Cheryl Perkins

Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge, addresses the challenges and struggles of delivering growth and true innovation. Innovation is not a formula and is not one-size fits all. In this Podcast, Cheryl describes the Circuit of Innovation, a trademarked, proprietary capability offered by Innovationedge. She explains the necessity of a roadmap to deliver disruptive innovation, and changing what the world needs instead of having the world change you.