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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  

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

Does Innovation Come First or Last?

01/01/2010 |

There's a lot of talk about innovation and six sigma…Should innovation come first?  Then six sigma?  Or should you start to innovate after getting all processes under control?  ThRead More

Do You Generate Employee Creativity and Innovation?

01/01/2010 |

Or do you cause your employees to refuse to use their natural creativity and innovation?This is a simple test of 10 questions. Rank yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 for each question, 10 being the bestRead More

Group to Decide How to Measure Innovation

01/01/2010 |

New Forbes article tells of a U.S. government-sponsored group that's going to decide in the next 2 years. Apparently in the first meeting all of the members had different ideas about how to measurRead More

Integrating Innovation

01/01/2010 |

Can QFD, VOC, TRIZ, Six Sigma, etc. all work together? Is it a question of plug and play experimentation or are there specific paths to follow?Read More

Modelling for Innovation, Invention and Discovery

01/01/2010 |

Hi,Apropos you  discussion on  Discovery, Innovation and Invention  may I opine 'My (your's) Open Description Of Exemplary Logics  (Model)  about them is perhapsRead More

Outcome-driven Innovation

01/01/2010 |

Have just finished my first read of “What Customers Want” by Anthony Ulwick where he proposes “outcome-driven innovation” to replace “creativity for its own sake.” Though I have been involved withRead More