On NBC Discussing How Companies Can Be More Innovative (video)

Yesterday, I recorded two segments for NBC’s Press:Here that will appear on Sunday, April 8th @ 9:00 AM in SFO and then later on cable in New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, Dallas, and Washington DC. In segment one, the questions focused on the stodginess of HP, the Palm acquisition, the cancellation of the TouchPad, […]

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Video of the book launch event at the Computer History Museum

Last Thursday I had the great pleasure of being the guest of John Hollar at the Computer History Museum for an hour-long discussion on my book Beyond the Obvious. This was the book launch event that kicked off the book tour. One of the greatest challenges of writing the book was eliminating so much interesting material […]

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Harvard Business Review article on the book – Beyond The Obvious

In the March issue of Harvard Business Review magazine, Julia Kirby (@JuliaKirby) wrote a review of Beyond The Obvious as part of a larger piece titled Are We Being Creative Yet?. Her thoughts on the book include: Phil McKinney’s job over the past 20 years, most recently as head of innovation for Hewlett-Packard, has been to make sure […]

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I got deep fried by these guys during an interview on the topic of innovation

A few weeks past, I was interviewed by the hosts of the Deep Fried Bytes Podcast (Keith & Woody) on the topic of innovation.  The discussion covered everything from how anyone can learn innovation to the role innovation plays in your career. Keith and Woody also drill me about the book, Beyond The Obvious.  

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The First Review of My Book Is In … Publishers Weekly

Just as in Hollywood, the book publishing industry has a process of reviewing new books and authors and then telling others what they think.  In my case, the first review of my upcoming book, Beyond The Obvious,  has been reviewed by Publishers Weekly.  All in all, its a good review. McKinney, vice president and chief technology […]

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Inviting you to hear it first. Announcing my new book, “Beyond The Obvious”

I’m thrilled to say I’ve just wrapped up the manuscript to my first book, Beyond the Obvious: Killer Questions That Spark Game-Changing Innovation, published by Hyperion and due on the shelf February 7, 2012. The crux of the book is about generating ideas that lead to breakthrough innovations.  Why is this so important? Constantly generating […]