Headlines from the Innovation Management Industry

  • Put Your Heart into Your Innovation Efforts
    Innovation is a constant struggle between yes and no. It requires pride, experience and reasons just as it requires lots of passion and heart. Sometimes people get confused on the right mix. Sometimes a simple picture with text (like the one above) sums it up nicely. Continue reading →
  • Deadline Extended - Nominations for Top 50 Innovation Twitter Sharers of 2014
    Okay, let's all be honest, a lot of us have either been on vacation, are going on vacation, or we're dreaming of a vacation. As a result we thought we would give people a few more days to submit their Top 50 Innovation Twitter Sharer nominations. So, we've extended the deadline to September 7, 2014....
  • Alan Webber on What’s Wrong with the Way We Aspire to Success
    This post is part of a series of conversations published on the Time website, authored by myself and Nicha Ratana, with transformational leaders who will be storytellers at the BIF10 Collaborative Innovation Summit in Providence, RI, on Sept. 17-18. Continue reading →
  • Our Future Economy – The Maker Movement
    If you read Innovation Excellence regularly, you know that we've discussed the Maker Movement several times. So we're happy to bring you The Grommet's take on what they are certain is not just a passing trend. Here is their visual representation of the Maker Movement; its impact on consumer product...
  • Social Innovation & Global Ethics Forum Call for Projects
    Join us at the first edition of the Social Innovation & Global Ethics Forum (SIGEF), organised by Horyou, will take place at the CICG in Geneva from the 22nd until the 24th of October Continue reading →
  • Innovation Fun
    In a recent article about how to rekindle excitement for competitive sports, I immediately noticed parallels between what the author, Arianne Brown, was facing and what we in the innovation world face in terms of maintaining our energy levels in pursuit of innovation goals. Continue reading →
  • Does Innovation Research Need Radical Innovation Itself?
    A lot of innovation research is still based on asking people what they think, often in highly unrealistic research environments. Asking the wrong questions, or maybe the act of asking questions itself, risks throwing the baby out with the bathwater, and killing the really big ideas off before they h...
  • Spotlight on the Back End of Innovation (will you ask the right questions?)
    Do too many ideas stall out innovation? This quandary is rooted in what is known as the "Front End of Innovation," which is the idea generation part of the process, and the "Back End of Innovation," which is the strategy and implementation of these ideas. Continue reading →
  • Malloy Hoverbike: A Truly Groundbreaking Innovation
    The Malloy Hoverbike is a sci-fi worthy innovation. It is probably the most important, ground breaking innovation in transportation in the 21st Century. Continue reading →
  • Has Innovation Become A Four-Letter Word?
    Has "Innovation" become a four-letter word inside your company? Creating a culture of innovation from scratch isn't easy. Transforming an existing culture is even harder. Learn what the core components of a culture of innovation are and how to transform your company's culture. Continue reading ͛...
  • Lisa Marchese Interview: The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
    As we approach this year's Back End of Innovation Conference -- which will be held at The Cosmopolitan Oct 6-8, it seemed like a good time to share Paul Ruppert's interview with CMO Lisa Marchese, who's helped steer TCLV towards its North Star Continue reading →
  • Keurig's Coffee DRM Already Cracked By Competitors; Will There Be A Lawsuit?
    posted on 8/28/2014 07:49 AM

    Earlier this year, we wrote about Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, maker of the infamous Keurig single cup coffee makers, and its plan to DRM its next generation coffee pods. The original pods were going off patent, and competition was rising. So, of course, the solution is to come up with something ...
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