Industry

Phase 1 Innovation Analytics

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How do you analyze innovation at a large multi-national corporation? I've been using Data Analytics Life Cycle to internally construct a strategy for analyzing global innovation processes and methodologies at my own corporation (EMC). I've published some of the results...

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Life After Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

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Eastman Kodak (NYSE:EKDKQ) surprised few by declaring bankruptcy last week. It was clear to many business insiders back in September that Kodak was headed to zero after a panicked move to tap its credit line. As those who have watched the corporate history of Kodak know, years of big debts and a lack of innovation have been weighing on the iconic photography company for quite some time.

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Silicon Valley & Silicon Alley (Interactive Infographic)

For decades, Silicon Valley has been synonymous with innovation. It is difficult to dispute this claim given that it’s the home to technology and Internet giants such as Apple, Google, and Facebook. While it hasn’t lost its staying power, other hotspots for entrepreneurship and technology have emerged over the past ten years, in particular, New York’s “Silicon Alley”.

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The Principles of Lean Innovation

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James P. Womack, co-author of Lean Thinking defines Lean as "Creating ever more value for customers with ever fewer resources". In this way, the professionals already have the "lean tools" as available resources, and now they can to apply in the process of Innovation. Nowadays this practice is very common in many manufacturing companies around the world.

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Innovation & Public Policy – What CEOs Want

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On January 13, the Brookings Institution will gather the CEOs of leading U.S. businesses for a day-long series of panels addressing job creation, economic competitiveness, and innovations in technology. The program will include state and federal experts who will discuss strategies reaching from local innovation to global competition, and address ideas for reducing the budget deficit without undermining strategies to revitalize the economy.

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My Favorite Clayton Christensen Talk

Sunday is a do nothing day for me. So I usually spend the time browsing my Linked-In groups to see if there is anything of interest going on. Earlier this month a presentation was posted on one of the groups. It was given by Professor Clayton Christensen of the Harvard Business School. His presentation was an hour long and given to IT CEOs. It was the most useful and informative hour I have spent in a very very long while.

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