Author Archives: Braden Kelley

Why do you prize exploration?

It is by exploring the frontiers of our natural world that we challenge ourselves and discover new knowledge and wonders that will benefit us all. If you are an explorer, Shell and the X PRIZE Foundation want to know why you do it and the meaning and impact of your exploration. They invite you to create a video that expresses your passions and illustrates your pursuits. Please join the X PRIZE Foundation as they delve deeper into the mysteries and beauty of our world and our universe. Upload your video and inspire us; why do you prize exploration?

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Into the Top 100,000 Web Sites

It is has been just a little over two months since we launched Innovation Excellence, and thanks to your great support, we already have cracked the Top 100,000 web sites on Amazon's Alexa web site rankings - putting us in the Top 0.32% of the millions of web sites out there. Innovation Excellence is home to more than 3,350 innovation-related pieces of content and brings an innovation community together every month from over 180 countries now.

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Exploring for Innovation by Space, Sea, and Land

The partnership between the Foundation and Shell has been more than a year in the making and is part of Shell's ongoing commitment to innovation. Shell is widely known within the innovation community for its Gamechanger internal and open innovation initiative that many other organization's have endeavored to learn from. Now Shell has chosen to continue its innovation efforts outside its four walls by beginning an innovation journey with the X PRIZE Foundation.

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Will Big Data Drive Big Insights or Big Costs?

IBM today is announcing a broad portfolio of new software that applies its expertise in analytics in a new way to the infrastructure of an organization. Now that we are surrounded by data and organizations are accumulating more and more data about their operations, their customers, their processes and more, analytics can be applied for the purpose of identifying hidden patterns and using that knowledge to gain industry insight.

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Free Access – Mobilizing Your Innovation Army

In advance of the Back End of Innovation conference in sunny San Diego this October 17-19, 2011, IIR has made available a free recording of my webinar ‘Mobilizing Your Innovation Army’ that you can watch at your convenience. Click here to watch ‘Mobilizing Your Innovation Army’ The Back End of Innovation conference is shaping up to a great event with ...

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Free Webinar Today with Braden Kelley

We had some technical difficulties last week, so IIR will be re-hosting this free webinar today – September 15, 2011 at Noon EDT (GMT -5:00). Too much of the time the innovation conversation focuses on whether someone is innovative or not. We waste far too much time focusing on how people can become more innovative instead of stopping to think ...

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Innovation Interview with Robert B. Tucker

Robert B. Tucker is a popular innovation speaker and consultant. Since 1986, with the publication of Winning the Innovation Game, he has coached and advised managers, executives, and entire teams at organizations ranging from IBM to the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to SAP. Post-it Note inventor Art Fry said that after a 40 year career developing new products for ...

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Mobilizing Your Innovation Army – Redux

We had some technical difficulties last week, so IIR will be re-hosting this free webinar this Thursday – September 15, 2011 at Noon EDT. Too much of the time the innovation conversation focuses on whether someone is innovative or not. We waste far too much time focusing on how people can become more innovative instead of stopping to think about ...

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