Innochat Archive

Innovation: Best Done WITH Customers or FOR Customers?

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 24, 2011

Graham Hill ( @GrahamHill ) will be our guest moderator this week, and the topic should be a lively one -

Discussion Questions For 24 Feb Innochat

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 24, 2011

To help guide our discussion about whether innovation is best done with customers or for customers, Graham Hill, our guest moderator, will pose the following questions:

Regulation & Innovation

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 17, 2011

When I first saw the word “innovation” coupled with “government” and “regulation,” my mind jumped to oxymorons such as “jumbo shrimp,” “act naturally,” and “seriously funny”.

Early Framing for Feb 10 - CPS & Jack's Notebook

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 10, 2011

 

Updated Framing For Feb 10 Innochat

Gwen Ishmael's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 10, 2011

 We’ve decided to expand our Feb 10 topic to “Innovation Process.” It’s probably safe to say that all of us follow some sort of innovation process – some are structured and planned, others more chaotic and organic. But what are the things that make some processes more effective than others?  

Hyper-Social Innovation with Francois Gossieaux

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Feb 03, 2011

Specific focus will be available soon, but want you all to know that our Feb 3 guest will be Francois Gossieaux of Human 1.0, co-author of The Hyper-Social Organization: Eclipse Your Competition By Leveraging Social Media. I've known Francois for years, and he's one of the best thinkers on how social media can be used to truly innovate. 

Here's a bit more background:

Jan 27 Innochat Framing: Runaway Innovation

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 27, 2011

 

This week’s Innochat will be on runaway innovation. How many of us have experienced the following scenario? You’re on a team that has been charged either with conceiving or executing an innovation – something that’s either new to the company or new to the world. You’re making progress, and perhaps you’re even well into the project.

Innovating Innochat: Taking the Conversation Offline

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Chat Date: 
Tue, Jan 18, 2011

After our last chat with Tom Asacker on how to help others believe in your ideas, he asked me to let him know whenever there's an Innochat conference. Although @CDN has twice organized Innochat unconferences, I've never been able to go to one.

'Opportunity Screams' for Innovation in 2011: Guest Tom Asacker

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 13, 2011

Our guest on Jan 13 will be Tom Asacker, frequent speaker on innovation-related topics and author of (most recently) Opportunity Screams: Unlocking Hearts and Minds in Today's Idea Economy.  This is a small book that packs a big punch in insights, so Tom and I recently talked about how this chat should be focused. You can read an excellent summary of the book in this review by Beth Harte.

Twitter for Innovators with Guest Laura Fitton (@Pistachio), Author and Start-Up CEO

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Jan 06, 2011

In January 2009 I went to a party in Boston hosted by Laura Fitton, @pistachio on Twitter, with whom I had connected at the Oct. 2008 BIF conference. I was a Texas transplant who had been in Boston for exactly one week without a car and had just begun to realize that living without a car after 30 years with one was too much of a cultural change.

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