Regular Twitter-based discussion of innovation topics, each Thursday at noon (Eastern time)

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Innochat is a lively, informative and inspiring one-hour(ish) discussion on Thursdays at noon (Eastern US time).

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Recent Chats

Rethinking Failure in Innovation

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 18, 2018

One of the topics raised frequently, in discussions of innovation and its management, is the role of failure. And it came up again when we looked ahead to 2018 in our first #innochat of the year, on January 4th.

Innovation and Jobs To Be Done

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Why are people buying and using your products? As Theodore Levitt pointed out in 1974 "People don't want to buy a quarter-inch drill, they want a quarter-inch hole." This is an example of type of thinking is the basis of the "Jobs To Be Done".

New Year preview: Is Innovation at a Watershed?

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

While innovation is a hot topic in many organizations and institutions, there are few in which innovation is embedded and considered essential. For most people in most organizations, innovation is "nice to have", rather than "must have", and requires continual initiatives to keep it alive. Nevertheless, it is becoming increasingly unacceptable to ignore or dismiss innovation as unimportant. What issues determine whether innovation is turning a corner?

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