Tag Archive: innovation

Risk, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Silicon Valley

Randy Komisar of Silicon Valley Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield talks in the video below about the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley. Key points include the value of a  portfolio based approach to financing innovation.

Ed Bernacki of the Idea Factory on Innovation Tools

Also at the Hargraves Institute Innovation 2009 conference, I had the opportunity to speak with Ed Bernacki, founder of the Idea Factory, about his thoughts on innovation tools. As Ed tells us, first we shape the tools, then the tools shape us! Ed works in creativity and innovation in Canada and Australia. The video interview…

Allan Ryan at the Hargraves Institute Innovation 2009 Conference

I spent the last two days at the Hargraves Institute Innovation 2009 conference, where I was presenting on “Brainstorming in the 21st Century”. The event brought together a terrific group of people to share knowledge about Innovation. While I was there, I had the opportunity to speak with Allan Ryan, Executive Director of the Hargraves…

Thinking Differently with Deloitte

Also at the VPS-CIN and Hargraves Institute innovation conference, Peter Williams, CEO of Deloitte Digital spoke on innovation. Deloitte are doing some very interesting things in the innovation area, and Peter made many pertinent points about innovation. Amongst the many interesting points Peter raised, he suggested that the acid “test of innovation is execution.” Peter…

Quote – Ann Hermann-Nehdi on Mental Assets

“A wide range of organisations across different sectors are beginning to wake up to the fact that a big part of their asset is truly the mental asset residing within.” – Ann Hermann-Nehdi of Hermann International

Scenario Planning as a Tool for Thinking Differently about Innovation

Robert Cooper, in his book Winning at New Products: Accelerating the Process from Idea to Launch, described what he saw as “the greatest business mistake in history”: In 1980, IBM developed its view of the future of the PC. IBM studied the potential market and predicted that 275,000 PCs would be in use by 1990….

Quote – Collis on Innovation

“Ideas and Innovation are the currency of today” – Jack Collis in Innovate or Die: Business Thinking Outside The Square

Google on Innovation

Marissa Mayer is Vice President of Search Products and User Experience at Google. John Hunter from the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog dropped by Think Differently!! and left a comment alerting me to the fact that Mayer gave a talk on innovation at Google at her alma mater, Stanford University – and the talk has…

More On CNBC "Business of Innovation"

The full program episodes are available online from CNBC

CNBC On "The Business of Innovation"

CNBC have, apparently, a segment on “the business of innovation.” Being in Australia, I don’t get to watch it during its normal airing, but luckily a bunch of compressed versions of the segment have been placed on YouTube. Each show features prominent CEOs talking about the experience of innovation and prominent innovation experts or ‘pundits’…

Tag Archive: innovation

Risk, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Silicon Valley

Randy Komisar of Silicon Valley Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield talks in the video below about the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley. Key points include the value of a  portfolio based approach to financing innovation.

Ed Bernacki of the Idea Factory on Innovation Tools

Also at the Hargraves Institute Innovation 2009 conference, I had the opportunity to speak with Ed Bernacki, founder of the Idea Factory, about his thoughts on innovation tools. As Ed tells us, first we shape the tools, then the tools shape us! Ed works in creativity and innovation in Canada and Australia. The video interview…

Allan Ryan at the Hargraves Institute Innovation 2009 Conference

I spent the last two days at the Hargraves Institute Innovation 2009 conference, where I was presenting on “Brainstorming in the 21st Century”. The event brought together a terrific group of people to share knowledge about Innovation. While I was there, I had the opportunity to speak with Allan Ryan, Executive Director of the Hargraves…

Thinking Differently with Deloitte

Also at the VPS-CIN and Hargraves Institute innovation conference, Peter Williams, CEO of Deloitte Digital spoke on innovation. Deloitte are doing some very interesting things in the innovation area, and Peter made many pertinent points about innovation. Amongst the many interesting points Peter raised, he suggested that the acid “test of innovation is execution.” Peter…

Quote – Ann Hermann-Nehdi on Mental Assets

“A wide range of organisations across different sectors are beginning to wake up to the fact that a big part of their asset is truly the mental asset residing within.” – Ann Hermann-Nehdi of Hermann International

Scenario Planning as a Tool for Thinking Differently about Innovation

Robert Cooper, in his book Winning at New Products: Accelerating the Process from Idea to Launch, described what he saw as “the greatest business mistake in history”: In 1980, IBM developed its view of the future of the PC. IBM studied the potential market and predicted that 275,000 PCs would be in use by 1990….

Quote – Collis on Innovation

“Ideas and Innovation are the currency of today” – Jack Collis in Innovate or Die: Business Thinking Outside The Square

Google on Innovation

Marissa Mayer is Vice President of Search Products and User Experience at Google. John Hunter from the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog dropped by Think Differently!! and left a comment alerting me to the fact that Mayer gave a talk on innovation at Google at her alma mater, Stanford University – and the talk has…

More On CNBC "Business of Innovation"

The full program episodes are available online from CNBC

CNBC On "The Business of Innovation"

CNBC have, apparently, a segment on “the business of innovation.” Being in Australia, I don’t get to watch it during its normal airing, but luckily a bunch of compressed versions of the segment have been placed on YouTube. Each show features prominent CEOs talking about the experience of innovation and prominent innovation experts or ‘pundits’…