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.’

Why San Fran leads the U.S. in corporate innovation

Yesterday I featured the Top Ten U.S. Cities for Corporate Innovation from Innovation Leader magazine, and I thought today you’d like to see the reason they selected San Francisco as the No. 1 corporate leader in innovation. Here’s what Innovation Leader had to say: Well before chip companies like Fairchild Semiconductor helped the peninsula between

Top Ten U.S. Cities for Corporate Innovation

I am always amazed at the incredible amount of creative energy you can find in smaller towns across the United States. Many people think that you need to be in the hub of a big city or university center in order to see corporate innovation at work.  That being said, Innovation Leader Magazine has just

Tattoos that play soundwaves?

Soundwave tattoos are the text big thing in ink trends. These innovative tattoos let you play and hear the recordings that you want memorialized. You can get inked with up to a minute of audio and play back using your mobile device. The video below has gotten millions of views.  As soon as the video

A “Twistd” new take on chips

It’s a holiday weekend, and a lot of people are going to be consuming bags of chips at their cookouts. But here’s a new take to the crumply bag: Seasoned chips you season yourself. The idea is from the United Kingdom, and it’s a little “Twistd”: Twistd’s potato chips and tortillas are packaged in small,

South Africa unveils next generation biometric Mastercard

South Africa is the first market to test Mastercard’s new next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. The demonstration happened two weeks ago at Absa Bank and Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer. MasterCard has also previously trialed facial biometrics for payments, launching a