Innochat Archive

Innovating in Parallel

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Oct 06, 2011

Framing post by @clintonbon - Clinton Bonner is the Marketing Manager for TopCoder

The Legacy of Leader Boards: What’s the Value of “Top # Innovators” Lists to Innovators?

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 29, 2011

As practitioners, enthusiasts and boosters for all things related to innovation, we seem to be inundated with lists apprising us and the public at large as to which companies and organizations are “top innovators.” Each list announces with even more breathless superlatives than the last, the particular virtues of its list and the enterprises contained therein.

Closing The Innovation Knowing-Doing Gap

Gwen Ishmael's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 22, 2011

Warm thanks to friend and fellow Innocat Jeffry Phillips, aka @ovoinnovation, for providing the inspiration and foundation for our 9/22 Innochat.

Earlier this month, Jeffrey wrote about the innovation “knowing-doing gap.”  Here’s an excerpt from his post: 

Mapping Innovation with the Customer Experience moderated by @StacyLeidwinger

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 15, 2011

Framing post by Stacy Leidwinger

Mapping Innovation with the Customer Experience moderated by @StacyLeidwinger

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 15, 2011

Framing post by Stacy Leidwinger

Is There A Fire Under Your Innovation Program?

Harvey Briggs's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 08, 2011

 

The concept of the burning platform is based on the story of an oil worker in the North Sea who wakes up to find his rig on fire. As it burns he realizes that he has only two options; stay on the rig and perish in the fire or jump into the icy waters below where death is highly probable. He chooses the latter, is rescued and survives. The lesson from this parable: only when no other option exists, will you take truly radical steps to save yourself.

Retaining Executive Attention During Innovation Execution by @iam_uprising

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 01, 2011

This week's #innochat will be moderated by Chris Zakrajsek.

Innovation Schadenfreude - a different kind of delight in the misery of others

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 25, 2011

The unspoken goal of innovation is to delight. In their delight, the user or recipient of the innovation validates the efforts made on their behalf to dispel their problem. For an innovator the joy comes from recognizing pain, suffering, heartache, or confusion and then conceiving of and designing something that takes that misery away.

If necessity is the mother of invention, then necessity can be one mean mommy, because innovation requires a challenge to address, and by its very nature, innovation has misery at its root.

Five Types Of Innovation Failure

Gwen Ishmael's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 18, 2011

Jeffrey Phillips –  @ovoinnovation – will guest moderate our next Innochat, and shares the framing for his topic below.

Hope to see everyone Thursday at noon ET!

Gwen

Embracing Risk

Gwen Ishmael's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 11, 2011

This week's Innochat  will be moderated by the always informative and entertaining Adam Hansen - @adhansen - who submits the foll

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