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 […]

So .. what is a killer innovation?

In this blog (and on the podcast), I frequently toss around the term “killer innovation”.  Is this different from a normal innovation?  Yes. The definition of innovation is: Innovation is the multi-stage process whereby organizations transform ideas into improved products, service or processes, in order to advance, compete and differentiate themselves successfully in their marketplace. […]

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Plan For Change Because It Is Coming

Change is inevitable but it doesn’t always have to be a surprise. When we become comfortable in our position (industry structure, market leadership, etc), we open the door for change to catch us by surprise. How do you keep your eye’s open? By scanning the areas of possible change …. and planning for the unlikely. Taking […]

The Changing Experience Requirements

Presentation: An Introduction to the Killer Innovation Approach

Below are the slides from a presentation I gave last week introducing IT executives to the Killer Innovation Approach.  In addition to the slides, I ran the attendee’s through a “sample” workshop over dinner where they were provided a task/objective, they had to meet an idea quota, rank their ideas and then present their best […]

Presentation: An Introduction to the Killer Innovation Approach

  Below are the slides from a presentation I gave last week introducing IT executives to the Killer Innovation Approach. In addition to the slides, I ran the attendee’s through a “sample” workshop over dinner where they were provided a task/objective, they had to meet an idea quota, rank their ideas and then present their […]