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 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

Podcast 005 – Disruptive Innovation

Speaker: Jeff Lindsay

Jeff Lindsay, Director of Solution Development at Innovationedge, explores disruptive innovation. After offering Innovationedge’s definition of disruptive innovation, Jeff gives some examples of different innovations that fall into that category. He also addresses the advantages and disadvantages of introducing a disruptive innovation into the marketplace, as well as some of the challenges involved. He also introduces some case studies from companies that have both profited from and passed by innovations that have since changed how consumers behave. Jeff concludes by letting listeners in on some upcoming disruptive innovations from Innovationedge.

Podcast 004 – Circuit of Innovation

Speaker: Cheryl Perkins

Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge, addresses the challenges and struggles of delivering growth and true innovation. Innovation is not a formula and is not one-size fits all. In this Podcast, Cheryl describes the Circuit of Innovation, a trademarked, proprietary capability offered by Innovationedge. She explains the necessity of a roadmap to deliver disruptive innovation, and changing what the world needs instead of having the world change you.

Julie Gerstle joins Innovationedge team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Appleton, Wis. (May 20, 2008) — Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge, is pleased to announce the addition of Julie Gerstle to her team. As Innovationedge’s Business Development Leader, Gerstle leverages her expertise in strategy development and marketing to help clients identify and execute innovative change, enabling them to harness disruptive

Satyam World Customer Summit 2008 – Palm Springs, CA

Satyam is hosting its sixth “Satyam World Customer Summit,” an annual event held exclusively for our esteemed clients. The event will take place from May 18-20, 2008, at the La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, CA. Cheryl will be delivering a keynote and panel discussion titled “Look Outside Your Industry for Innovation,” touching

Rapid Fielding of Innovation – Savannah, GA

Join Cheryl Perkins for the Rapid Fielding of Innovation Conference in Savannah, GA on September 29-October 1, 2008. Sponsored by the National Nanotechnology Manufacturing Center, this working symposium will drill down the precise requirements for driving nanotechnology to military and commercial marketplaces. Cheryl will share her knowledge with attendees in a keynote titled “Open Innovation:

Podcast 003 – Portfolio Management

Speaker Roy Lubke Many companies find success with one or two major breakthrough products or service offerings, then fail to build on their success with new and exciting offerings. It may not be that they aren’t coming out with enough offerings, but they may be developing too many products or services. Other issues companies may

Podcast 002 – Creating an Innovative Culture

Speaker: Cheryl Perkins Every company has its own unique culture. Your company’s culture is defined by many elements. Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge, defines an innovation culture as one focused on seeking novelty, embracing change and recognizing opportunity where none existed before. She believes there is no “one right way” to create an