Category Archives: Guest Blogger Series

Recap: Five questions with Rowan Gibson

All last week, innovation expert and author Rowan Gibson answered our questions and offered his insight into large-scale collaboration, innovation sponsorship, and the necessary roles that have to take place before successful, positive change can occur in a business. You may access his posts in the links below, and be sure to bookmark this page. […]

Three steps to innovation success

All this week, innovation author and strategy guru Rowan Gibson has answered pressing questions about the best ways to approach innovation. He provided case studies of some of the world’s top brands, and he has shared tips that you can apply to your business immediately to bring measurable value to your innovation efforts. His final post […]

Making the most of ‘Eureka!’ moments

All this week, innovation author and strategy guru Rowan Gibson answers pressing questions about the best ways to approach innovation. He will provide case studies of some of the world’s top brands, and he’ll share some tips that you can apply to your business immediately to bring measurable value to your innovation efforts. Follow along through […]

Getting the most ROI from new ideas

All this week, innovation author and strategy guru Rowan Gibson answers pressing questions about the best ways to approach innovation. He will provide case studies of some of the world’s top brands, and he’ll share some tips that you can apply to your business immediately to bring measurable value to your innovation efforts. Follow along through […]

Avoiding innovation’s ‘silent killer’

All this week, innovation author and strategy guru Rowan Gibson answers pressing questions about the best ways to approach innovation. He will provide case studies of some of the world’s top brands, and he’ll share some tips that you can apply to your business immediately to bring measurable value to your innovation efforts. Follow along through […]

How to shore up sponsorship

All this week, innovation author and strategy guru Rowan Gibson answers pressing questions about the best ways to approach innovation. He will provide case studies of some of the world’s top brands, and he’ll share some tips that you can apply to your business immediately to bring measurable value to your innovation efforts. Follow along […]

Rowan Gibson is taking over our blog

All next week, innovation guru Rowan Gibson will take over the Imaginatik blog with a five-part interview on innovation best practice, leadership roles, and how to make breakthrough innovation consistently work for you. Rowan is a global business strategist, a bestselling author and an expert on radical innovation. His latest book, “Innovation to the Core,” has […]

Recap: Incremental vs. breakthru innovation

In September, RPI Professor Gina O’Connor wrote to our blog about her research on breakthrough innovation, and what separates it from incremental innovation. I included a link to the post through LinkedIn, which has spurred an in-depth discussion about the role invention and innovation play in a company’s growth. Below are some of the 50 […]

Innovation interview: Michael Schrage

This week’s innovation guest blogger is Michael Schrage, a research fellow at MIT Sloan School’s Center for Digital Business and Harvard Business Review blogger. He is the author of “Serious Play” and the forthcoming “Getting Beyond Ideas: The Future of Rapid Innovation.” 1. Companies launching an innovation platform for the first time often turn immediately […]

Interview: Robert Tucker (Part 2)

Our innovation authors series continues with the second half of our interview with Robert B. Tucker, whose latest book, “Innovation is Everybody’s Business,” will be released Oct. 25. The first part of the interview focused on people’s perception of their roles within an organization; today he talks about behaviors in innovation. 5. You’ve written, “behavior […]

Interview: Robert Tucker (Part 1)

Our innovation authors series continues with Robert B. Tucker, whose latest book, “Innovation is Everybody’s Business,” will be released Oct. 25. Since 1986, Robert has coached and consulted managers, executives, and entire teams at organizations ranging from IBM to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Nokia. He is president of the Innovation Resource Consulting […]

Innovation interview: Robert Shelton

Our guest blogger series continues this week with Robert Shelton’s take on incubating innovation for breakthrough growth. He is the co-author of “Making Innovation Work,” which challenges common misconceptions about innovation and helps senior managers create the foundation for developing and measuring the results of a company’s innovation efforts. Robert is a director at management […]