Innovation

CivicX seeking new startups. Is it you?

For the past three to four years I’ve been an active mentor in the CivicX startup accelerator. I’ve been excited to mentor startups like EveryoneOn, WeThrive and others through this program. I’m excited to announce that starting in October, the Points of Light Civic Accelerator will launch a cohort focused on financial inclusion and economic mobility. CivicX is a 10-week ...

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Innovators: Peter Newell of REI on Co-op Product Innovation

At SXSW 2018 we hosted the official Future of Retail workshop. My colleague Geoff Knox & I  led an enthusiastic group of retail professionals through Clearhead’s PSM framework and  had the opportunity to meet forward-thinkers like Peter Newell; he works on the intersection between product, innovation and technology at REI. Together we discussed how REI thinks about product innovation and test ...

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innovators : Aswan Morgan, Jet’s Head of Personalization

{This post first appeared on the Clearhead.me blog} There are a lot of people, brands and technology companies out in the market talking about personalization. More often than not they want you to buy something to enable “next generation” personalization. At Clearhead, we believe that personalization needs to be powered by exceptional people, process, culture and technology and focused on ...

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innovators: charlie cole, chief digital officer of Tumi

(This post first appeared on Cleahead.me) When I wrote my latest book I wanted to create a field guide for product innovation. Something that practical product and innovation champions could use to help tactically create a process to get the best ideas for new products and improved existing products from their staff. As my co-author and I interviewed digital product experts, ...

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