Tag Archives: Trends

Will we someday eat lab-grown meat?

Grow your own meat? Killing animals for meat may someday become a thing of the past. Scientist Mark Post  is the head of the department of vascular physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, and he is at the forefront of developing research to produce meat without the need for livestock breeding. In this video, […]

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THE ULTIMATE LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN COLLABORATION

Many inventors, entrepreneurs and companies I’ve worked with have been embracing some unusual and unique creative strategies to deliver innovation and growth. It’s that kind of creativity that brings me to Portugal this morning, presenting at the 12th annual European Conference on Creativity and Innovation. It’s a hands-on experience in which I am helping leaders […]

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Leading Game-Changing Open Innovation

I’m in Amsterdam, wrapping up a two-day Masterclass Collaboration Frameworks for Innovation workshop showing innovators a hands-on approach to leveraging internal and external networks to extend their capabilities. It’s been a fantastic experience both for me as a teacher/speaker and for those who are now going to apply all they’ve learned about the tools and […]

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Global focus on innovation rapidly on the rise

I recently returned from our first Food & Beverage 2011: Sustainable Innovation Summit last week in Chicago,  where some of the top innovation leaders from small and large global food giants (Kraft, General Mills, Heinz, Smuckers and many others), gathered to talk about innovation. We learned from each other how to better create a user […]

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IBM culture fosters social media innovation

In one of my recent newspaper columns, I wrote about how IBM is doing something with social media that most companies wouldn’t dare try:  allowing their employees to speak for the company! While most corporations hire PR firms or rely on their communications director to carefully craft messages that appear on public sites, IBM lets […]

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Cash-strapped consumers still expect quality with food

Even in this tough economic reality we live in, rising food prices aren’t souring our hunger for food that is healthy, satisfying and tasty. I’ve been writing about grocery shopping trends and some innovative consumer solutions from the food and beverage industry. Here’s more consumer insight from an article I published yesterday: Several trends in […]

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Innovation stories to unfold at the Sustainable Innovation Summit

Every company has a unique story to tell about their innovation journey. As I’ve partnered with innovation trailblazers all around the world, I’ve been inspired by so many incredible, thought-provoking insights from those who have faced and overcome daunting challenges in their industries. That’s why I’m so excited about a brand new innovation convergence happening […]

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Google TV and the network big three

This week we’re hearing more on the strife between Google and television’s major networks, ABC, CBS and NBC and Google. The Big 3 are blocking some of their most-watched and beloved shows from being watched on Google’s new Web-TV service, Google TV. Google TV was launched in May, and allows us to search for and […]

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