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.’

Podcast 001 – Innovation Defined

Speaker: Cheryl Perkins

“Innovation” – What is it?

We know what innovation is when we see it but what do we mean by innovation anyway? Corporate leaders looking to infuse innovation into the structure and DNA of their business are looking not only for a definition, they need the “what” and the “how.” Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge, defines the “what” as creating and delivering new and more effective products and services to your customers or consumers better and sooner than your competitors. She also describes “how” to deliver economic value with innovation. Those who strive to understand and anticipate how trends affect us emotionally, physically and spiritually truly “get” innovation.

Cheryl Perkins receives “Excellence in Innovation Award” in Mumbai

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mumbai, India (February 15, 2008) — Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge and former Chief Innovation Officer of Kimberly-Clark has received the “Excellence in Innovation” Award in recognition of her innovative contribution and leadership. The ceremony honored Perkins as well as other industry leaders at the Asia Pacific Congress, “Indira India

Delivering Game-Changing Innovation Racine, Wisconsin

Cheryl Perkins is the keynote speaker and special guest of the Downtown Racine Corporation’s SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY SERIES, titled, “Delivering Game-Changing Innovation.” The event is co-sponsored by S.C. Johnson. Cheryl’s presentation covers: • The innovation imperative • Innovation opportunities • Lifecycle of innovation • Innovation model and principles • Case studies of the most innovative companies

Innovationedge and Pure Insight to deliver Innovation Webinars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Neenah, Wis. (January 1, 2008) — Cheryl Perkins, President and Founder of Innovationedge, has announced a partnership with the UK-based research firm Pure Insight. The partnership will provide real-world insights and innovation best practices from thought-leading practitioners via a library of Web-based presentations. Innovationedge will be the sole U.S. solutions provider to

India Innovation Conference Mumbai, India

“Fostering and Promoting a Culture of Innovation throughout your Business to Drive Revenue and Growth” “Innovation” – it’s everywhere–in print, on the airwaves, on the tips of tongues of managers, and always on the minds of CEOs. Why are some companies more innovative than others? How can we repeat our successes if we don’t know

Co-Dev 2008, Scottsdale, Arizona

                  Join Cheryl Perkins and other innovation thought leaders for this powerful, unifying event on how to maximize product development partnerships, value networks, and other external relationships. Receive strategies, tactics and an implementation roadmap to achieve goals. Here’s what you can look forward to: Try your hand