Podcast 008 – Innovation Talent Management

Speaker: Cheryl Perkins

Cheryl Perkins, founder and president of Innovationedge, shares her insights on attracting, retaining and developing innovators. In this Podcast, Cheryl starts by suggesting some skill sets to look for in potential innovating employees and the importance of defining roles and capabilities when hiring new innovators. She also gives some helpful tips on where to go to find creative employees. Addressing employee retention, Cheryl presents some do’s and don’ts when striving for high employee retention. Cheryl concludes by offering some learning opportunities and experiences that are a great way to develop your employees, as well as other recommendations for bringing out the best in your employees.

Licensing Executives Society 2008 Annual Meeting – Orlando, FL

Join Innovationedge’s Jeff Lindsay at the Licensing Executives Society (LES) 2008 Annual Meeting. This year’s conference theme is Global Excellence in Licensing and Acquisition Through Certification. Jeff will be a part of the Consumer Products Sector Mini-Plenary. His presentation will focus on “Innovation Fatigue,” which is defined as when a company’ s employees grow weary

Business Innovation Conference – Wheaton, IL

Join Innovationedge’s Roy Luebke at this premier event bringing academia, government, and business together to explore and learn the science of innovation, and accelerate performance through innovation. The Business Innovation Conference will bring innovators, entrepreneurs, engineers, and executives to share their methods, challenges, and lessons learned and raise the understanding of the innovation process and

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