Monthly Archives: September 2012

Spiraling INTO control

Dr. Jose Briones Dr. Jose Briones builds bridges, the kinds that close gaps when managers are faced with two uncertain ends. Briones is currently the Director of Operations for SpyroTek Performance solutions and specializes in innovation management, product development and ideation.  His approach to innovation comes from experience in R&D, marketing, and business development—a career […]

Making innovation real – free webinar

The demand for innovation is rising. Instead of seeing it as an ad hoc, grassroots effort, business leaders are becoming more engaged in developing innovative practices across their enterprise. Today’s business leaders are evolving beyond seeking “crystal ball” solutions in suggestion boxes. They want robust decision-making and portfolio management practices and tools, and the momentum […]

5 reasons you’re not innovating

Yes, it is important to know what you need to do to innovate effectively.  However, it is equally, if not more important, to know why your innovation techniques might actually be stifling your innovation initiatives. Does it feel like your innovation program isn’t quite living up to expectations or its potential?  The problem might be… […]

Partnering with P&G, Mead Johnson, more

Imaginatik’s 12 new customers in the first half of 2012 mark a growth in the company’s strategic service offerings, The UK Telegraph reports today. These companies include Procter & Gamble, Mead Johnson Nutrition, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, plus two small annual deals in the UK and Spain and a pilot with a UK-headquartered global […]

Announcing Innovation Cloud @ BEI

Those of us on the conference circuit know the drill. You fly in, meet people, digest content, and have drinks. After several frenetic days of activity, you’re off to the next thing. Hopefully you remember all the people you met, all the stuff you learned…hopefully… It doesn’t have to be this way. Cramming activity into […]

10 things to ask an Innovation Advisor

Embarking on an innovation journey can be difficult without a guide – someone to point you in the right direction, someone who has traveled this road before. Innovation specialists can help shed new light on your organization’s structure and can help inspire new ways of thinking. A fresh perspective can make a world of difference […]