Reflecting on Product Innovation Management

As we get ready to close out November, I’m reflecting on how the innovation frontier has changed, and will change in the year ahead.  Earlier this month I had the opportunity to join many innovation professionals in Phoenix for the 35th Annual Global Conference on Product Innovation Management. We all know that leaders who aren’t

Biotech creates artificial forests of the future

  Some engineers think that a catastrophic climate event is coming, and they are pointing to giant fly-swatters and freight containers as a solution. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has designed “artificial forests,” with technologies that absorb CO2, in a similar way to trees. Below is a photo of what this could look like in

Where will your innovative ideas pop up?

Where do your best and brightest ideas come from? A lot of organizations are continually trying new ways to tap into that thing that sparks our creativity in order to help solve a problem or bring innovative new products and solutions to the marketplace. How does groundbreaking innovation happen? Check out this video story of

CoDev 2012 is coming Feb. 13

We can’t ignore the fact that Open Innovation has become a critical component within the innovation framework of top companies.  The challenge you now face is fueling your innovation engine in this less-than-optimal climate! That’s why I’m inviting you to join me, as I team up once again with Management Roundtable and PDMA for the

Technology and intuition a healthy combination

I found an interesting new tool that was just released last week for those wanting to take healthy living into their own hands—literally. Jawbone, the maker of Bluetooth headsets is hoping its new Up life monitoring wristband will sell like hotcakes this holiday season, and help those of us who enjoy hotcakes to burn those