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CoDev 2013: Open Innovation in La Jolla!

  Over the past decade, CoDev conferences have been a driving force in leading a cross-industry exchange on the evolution of open innovation practices. Today, open innovation is no longer viewed as an optional business strategy —companies now recognize the potential value creation an open innovation approach can yield and are committed to evolving company […]

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CoDev Asia is coming to Shanghai in December!

This week I’m announcing that the 2012 CoDev Asia Conference is coming to Shanghai, China on December 4 and 5, 2012!  It’ll be a productive conference, and I’m looking forward to presenting on open innovation learning. CoDev Asia will bring together a faculty of leading experts and advanced practitioners prepared to share their experiences and candid […]

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Sticking with innovation crucial to growth

No matter where I go in the U.S., or what type of industry I work with, I see a common challenge across almost all companies. Many industries have significantly cut back the financial resources they have earmarked for innovation. This situation is having impact on innovation leaders and their teams, as well as the companies’ […]

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Numbers offer more opportunities than realized

I’ve talked before about the growing science of analytics, where companies are using data to make better decisions faster, throughout their organizations. Analytics is going beyond traditional sources into the realm of text. Analytics naturally came about as a result of today’s prolific generation of electronic data. The amount of numerical information created every day […]

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InnovationEdge strategy update helps grease WD-40′s wheels

In my recent newspaper column, I shared a great story about how we recently had the privilege of helping WD-40 update its 60-year-old brand to make it more relevant with its end users by creating a pipeline of new offerings. Specifically, they reached out for help in creating a new strategy that could evolve them […]

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