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Teaching Innovation – Part III

10/11/2010 |

Praveen Gupta

There is a global desire to exploit innovation for gaining competitive advantage, and a significant effort to deploy innovation without knowing how to. Most business colleges are still pursuing entrepreneurship programs without much education in innovation. Recognition of … Read More

Innovation Wars?

29/08/2010 |

Ellen Domb

Stop the Innovation Wars is the attention-getting title of this month’s Harvard Business Review attempt at controversy by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, both on the faculty at Dartmouth, and co-authors of a new book on innovation, due out … Read More

Open Innovation and TRIZ

19/08/2010 |

Ellen Domb

Two times in two weeks on two continents then twice more by e-mail people asked about TRIZ and open innovation.  Sounds like a trend?   I honestly had not given it much thought, and before my current exposure I would … Read More

Continuous Innovation Enables Breakthrough

02/06/2010 |

Ellen Domb

Rosabeth Moss Kanter (well-known management author and Harvard professor) presents her observations and challenges to CEOs who are embracing innovation during the recovery in the article “Block-by-Blockbuster Innovation” in the May 2010 Harvard Business Review.   See http://hbr.org/2010/05/column-block-by-blockbuster-innovation/ar/1  

I … Read More

Water and Innovation

26/05/2010 |

Jack Hipple

Do any of you use water in your processes? Why? How much? Most likely it’s to cool something or to dilute something. Clean water is becoming more precious all the time as a Florida resident such as myself can … Read More

Innovation for Creating Jobs

05/04/2010 |

Praveen Gupta

There will always be a need for creating jobs. Governments around the world are looking into ways for creating jobs. President Barack Obama held a Jobs Forum like meeting at White House in December, 2009. I read that $5000 … Read More

Business Innovation Maturity Model (BIMM)

22/03/2010 |

Praveen Gupta

After years of talking about innovation there is insufficient progress in deploying innovation in organizations around the world. There are tools and methods to gain new skills but a framework needed for deploying innovation in an organization is still … Read More

Report: Queens School of Business 1st Annual Innovation Summit

21/03/2010 |

Ellen Domb

I’m at the Queens School of Business First Annual Innovation Summit in Kingston, ON Canada  (Friday-Saturday, March 19-20).  Over 160 students, faculty and alumni are talking, listening, and being creative about the process of innovation, with a few visiting … Read More

Look Up and Down for Innovation!

16/03/2010 |

Jack Hipple

There is a fundamental law of product and business innovation that says that systems integrate into their super-systems over time. What does this mean? Let’s take an example. You are in the business of making paint roller pans. You … Read More

Creativity and Risk-taking Competencies for Innovation

18/02/2010 |

Ellen Domb

Can you teach other people to be innovators?   Or can you teach yourself to be more innovative?   TRIZ practioners learn to generate innovative ideas, but they don’t always get their ideas adopted in their organizations.

Sarah Miller Caldicott is … Read More

Innovation at iSixSigma Live! in Miami

01/02/2010 |

Ellen DombiSixSigma (a corporate “big sister” publication of Real Innovation) hosts the iSixSigma Live! symposium in Miami, FL USA this week, with participation from a wide variety of Six Sigma/Lean practioners and learners. Innovation is definitely the theme of the … Read More

Day 3 Report: First International Conference on Systematic Innovation

25/01/2010 |

Ellen Domb

The conference banquet on Monday night was held in the university’s reception hall.   We sat at large round tables and shared many dishes, which enhanced the opportunities for conference delegates to get to know each other.  The banquet was … Read More

Day 2 Report: First International Conference on Systematic Innovation

24/01/2010 |

Ellen Domb

The tutorial speaker for day 2 at the Systematic Innovation Conference  is Professor Jay Lee, whose primary work is at the U. of Cincinnati in the US and Shanghai Jia Tong University in China.   His talk on “Dominant Design … Read More

Report from First International Conference on Systematic Innovation

23/01/2010 |

Ellen Domb

This conference has been planned for over a year, and features many innovations in conference organization, as well as the many papers, tutorials, and discussions of all aspects of systematic innovation.   For example, tutorial sessions were planned for Saturday … Read More

Teaching Innovation – Part II

10/01/2010 |

Praveen Gupta

About two years ago, I wrote a commentary on teaching innovation as it has been my passion to pursue, source of inspiration, and reason to develop teachable innovation methods. About the same time I also started teaching Business Innovation. … Read More

Innovation & The Economy in 2010

07/01/2010 |

Lynda Curtin

On December 7th this lively panel discussion was hosted on CSPAN by Mathew Bishop, Business Editor of The Economist. The panel of excellent innovators includes: Dean Kamen, Inventor, Segway; Kai Huang, Co-Founder, The Guitar Hero; Rob Carlson, Principal, Biodesic; … Read More

Innovation in the New Year

05/01/2010 |

Jack Hipple

We head into 2010 with uncertainty. Things look like they may be turning up a little, but many people are still cautious, considering all the financial turbulence. In times like this, it’s always best to fall back on things … Read More

What Isn’t Innovation

01/01/2010 |

I get so tired of seeing the word innovation applied to things that are not innovation. Anyone else?My favorite recent example? A magazine that said cooking with margarine was innovative. What? It&#3Read More

Managerial Creatology & Total Innovation Management

01/01/2010 |

Managerial Creatology is a sub-discipline of Creatology.Creatology , refer to the consolidated , comprehensive , multi-disciplinary independent science of Creativity and Innovation , that included mRead More

Proven Innovation Models and Processes

01/01/2010 |

When it comes to Innovation in business one relies on and goes for proven Innovation Models and Processes which obviously enable the comfort of sustainable development. Innovative potential in alreadyRead More