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Conference: Idea Management/Imaginatik

At the Innovation Conference I attended, Hallmark Cards, Inc., presented their Keepsake Ornaments case study on Idea Management. They worked with Imaginatik and their online Idea Central product. Mark Turrell, CEO of Imaginatik, also spoke. Some initial steps Hallmark took at the outset of their Innovation project: * Obtained Senior Management approval. * Set a clear goal (develop new products ...

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IBM sensing the future

I.B.M. Looks to Genetics to Map a New Business IBM now has 150 PhDs on their life sciences division staff, and they’re not computer jocks. Big Blue jumped into life science about 5 or 6 years ago. They know that life science–from research to medicine to perhaps personal health care–will be one of biggest phenomena and most lucrative markets of ...

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Focusing the Innovation Process

“Leading-edge innovators have learned that, rather than generating lots of ideas, they can derive more benefit from a targeted event driven process that will enable them to capture the best ideas related to an specific issue” “Targeted and bounded programs produce better results than open-ended idea collection systems” “A seeming paradox of innovation is that most useful ideas originate from ...

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The fast weblog

Fast Company Now You management mavens may want to check-out Fast Company’s weblog. It’s a pretty good example of blogging for exchange of information (although FC has been called “pornography for middle-managers”: tantalizing fantasies of non-hierarchical management, entrepreneurial employees, and lightning-fast innovation–things that never seem to come true in real organizational life).

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