Rollcall: Who is joining us for #CoDev2015?

We are counting down the days until we head for Scottsdale and CoDev! It’s the longest running and most respected forum on Open Innovation. Will you be joining us? There is still time to sign up:  http://www.codevpd.org/ Check out our incredible lineup of speakers and the topics: Visit our blog to listen to our webinar

Defining the Insight-Driven Scoutable Need

Integral to more advanced company’s open innovation initiatives is a robust technology scouting function. Technology scouting can be regarded as a capability or resource to identify emerging technologies, funnel technology related information into the company and support the acquisition of technologies. The technology scouting function often deploys seasoned research and/or technology professionals to conduct research

Pssst! Get the code!

Still sitting on the fence for CoDev 2015?  The priority code IE15 will get people a $200 discount. CoDev is the longest running and most respected forum on the topic of Open Innovation. Many participants attend year after year, bringing colleagues and recommending to others. New attendees wonder why they never came before. The reason?

Fab lab strives for excellence!

Recently I had an opportunity to tour the local Fab Lab. If you’re not familiar with Fab Lab, it is a small scale fabrication laboratory offering digital modeling and fabrication. Fab Lab began as collaboration between the Grassroots Invention Group and the Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) at the Media Lab in the Massachusetts

New! Keynote Announced – Dr. Ken Washington, VP Research & Innovation, Ford Motor Company

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Ken Washington, Vice President, Research and Innovation, Ford Motor Company has joined the CoDev faculty and will be delivering the opening keynote talk Accelerating the Drive for Innovation and Collaboration at Ford on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Dr. Washington currently manages Ford’s research and advanced technology strategy –