Top 20 Innovation Articles – June 2012

by Innovation Excellence

June's Top 20 Innovation ArticlesDrum roll please…

At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our Innovation Excellence Weekly email. Did your favorite make the cut?

But enough delay, here are June’s twenty most popular innovation posts (each receiving 3,000 – 14,500 page views):

  1. Has Microsoft Leapfrogged Apple? – by Greg Satell
  2. The Rise of Social Innovation – by Nicolas Bry
  3. Innovation through Measurement – by Ben Forgan
  4. Why Business Models No Longer Last – by Greg Satell
  5. Marketing Innovation – Upside Down Social Web Design – by Braden Kelley
  6. Will Gen Y Deliver Body Blow to Fortune 500? – by Sarah Miller Caldicott
  7. Managing Innovation is about Managing Change – by Braden Kelley
  8. The Importance of Play to Innovation – by Braden Kelley
  9. The 66-Point Innovation Checklist – by Gijs van Wulfen
  10. Leadership and Storytelling – by Mike Myatt
  11. Balancing Intuition with Analysis – Braden Kelley interviews Roger Martin
  12. How to Solve the #1 Innovation Challenge – by Greg Satell
  13. Innovation Pipeline Challenges and Risks – Infographic
  14. Innovation – 3M’s Lessons To Be Learned – by Robert F Brands
  15. 10 Ways To Help Left Brainers Tap Into Creativity – by Mitch Ditkoff
  16. 3 Ways To Productively Rest Your Brain – by Matthew E May
  17. Unleash Creativity – Combine Social Innovation with Intelligent Things – by Nicolas Bry
  18. Crowdsourcing and Co-Creation are Complementary – by Yannig Roth
  19. Punk Rock People Management – HR Innovation – by Peter Cook
  20. Customer-Centric Model for Product Innovation – by Catherine Constantinides

BONUS – Here are three more strong articles published the last week of the month:

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Braden KelleyBraden Kelley is a popular innovation speaker, embeds innovation across the organization with innovation training, and builds B2B pull marketing strategies that drive increased revenue, visibility and inbound sales leads. He is the creator of the Nine Innovation Roles Group Diagnostic Tool and author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons. He tweets from @innovate.

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