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  • iteration

    How Iteration-itis Kills Good Ideas

    Does That Idea Really Need Another Iteration? While this particular example is about how an idea needs to get “processed” before it goes to an innovation council, the concept of iteration-itis has killed…


  • futurist

    What Kind Of Futurist Are You?

    If You Are A Futurist, You Should Want To Affect The Future I was at a job interview a while back and the interviewer noticed that I had “futurist” on my social…


  • dangerous

    Innovation Is Dangerous

    If Your Innovation Group Doesn’t Feel Dangerous, Maybe It Needs To Step Up One of the interesting things about corporate innovation departments is that if they are doing their jobs correctly, then…


  • crowd

    Is The Crowd Always Right?

    Use The Power Of The Crowd So, I was at a meeting the other day where we were presenting various crowdsourced applications for getting product ideas from customers. We presented some companies…


  • open

    Goodbye Closed, Hello Open

    Open Is Always Better Than Closed. It’s been over 10 years, but its finally time to say goodbye. I’ve had a Yahoo! Mail account for what it feels like forever. I liked…


  • future

    The future is here

    The future is here now, all we need to do is embrace it.  Not even a year ago would I have thought that I would be writing this post from a phone…


  • inventor

    Do Non-Serial Inventors Really Exist?

    Can You Really Just Invent Once? Isn’t Everyone A Serial Inventor? I watched Flash Of Genius last night: it’s the story of inventor Robert Kearns, the man who invented the intermittent wiper,…


  • startup

    What Are You Waiting For? Never Been A Better Time To StartUp

    The Best Time To Startup Is Now There are no more excuses if you ask me. I remember the days when it took literally a full-time systems administrator, engineering personnel, and hundreds or…


  • shower

    5 Ideas I Came Up With In The Shower

    How Useful Is Your Shower Time? A colleague of mine said the other day – not jokingly – that he comes up with 5 new ideas every day while in the shower…