Top Influencers

Network:59




Network:405




Network:9


Network:0




Network:222




Network:689




Network:39




Network:0




Network:684




Network:11


See all Innovation Influencers


Upcoming Webinars

Lessons From the History of Innovation

Jul 21, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

There are many paths to innovation success. In this webinar, you will learn how some of the greatest innovations in the history of technology came about. You will learn project management case studies from the invention of computers in World War 2 , the transistor and the dawn of the Internet age. You will learn about the partnership model for innovation, how to foster innovation environments and other insights to help you deliver innovation projects.

On-demand Webinars

There is No Shortcut to Innovation

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Jeri Meola

Have you ever wondered - if we build this will they come? Or, if we build it, will we just cannibalize our existing product? Jeri will help show how we can transform customer needs into engineering characteristics for a product.

Applied to Life: Translating VOC to Superior Customer Experience

PREMIUM on-demand webinar
by Robert Mitchell, Brian Cohn, Mick Kuehn, Gina Lund, Kimberly Johnson

3M Company has built a solid reputation around innovation, quality and ethical conduct. Quality today is much more than just designing and delivering exciting, reliable product. “Customer Experience” includes quality at every interaction of the supplier-customer relationship. This presentation will share some of 3M’s best practices around designing and delivering innovative, highly valued solutions and service for consistently superior customer experiences. Best practices such as 3M’s culture of employee engagement, NPI, NTI, Customer-Inspired Innovation, Insights to Innovation, QFD, PPU, Quality Playbook, and the use of social media to drive customer engagement for word of mouth marketing will be introduced.

See all Innovation On-demand webinars

Save Time With Tools And Templates

Lessons From the History of Innovation

Jul 21, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

There are many paths to innovation success. In this webinar, you will learn how some of the greatest innovations in the history of technology came about. You will learn project management case studies from the invention of computers in World War 2 , the transistor and the dawn of the Internet age. You will learn about the partnership model for innovation, how to foster innovation environments and other insights to help you deliver innovation projects.

There is No Shortcut to Innovation

Jun 25, 2015 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

"There is No Shortcut to Innovation, But There are Successful Ways to Beat Everyone Else to a Good Idea." by Jeri Meola Have you ever wondered - if we build this will they come? Or, if we build it, will we just cannibalize our existing product? Jeri will help show how we can transform customer needs (the voice of the customer - VOC) into engineering characteristics (and appropriate test methods) for a product or service, prioritizing each product or service characteristic while simultaneously setting development targets for a product or service. Hear what other leading companies are doing to transform qualitative user demands into quantitative parameters.

Applied to Life: Translating VOC to Superior Customer Experience

May 21, 2015 12:30 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

3M Company has built a solid reputation around innovation, quality and ethical conduct. Quality today is much more than just designing and delivering exciting, reliable product. “Customer Experience” includes quality at every interaction of the supplier-customer relationship. This presentation will share some of 3M’s best practices around designing and delivering innovative, highly valued solutions and service for consistently superior customer experiences. Best practices such as 3M’s culture of employee engagement, NPI, NTI, Customer-Inspired Innovation, Insights to Innovation, QFD, PPU, Quality Playbook, and the use of social media to drive customer engagement for word of mouth marketing will be introduced.

Learn From Others

Stifling Innovation

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

Innovation is not something that you can fabricate out of thin air on a project. The right set of circumstances or the right people--or a combination of both--might lead to innovation, but there are many ways to stifle it on a project. Let’s take a look at four common roadblocks…

Innovation Starts with Value in Mind

by Braden Kelley

What is innovation? This expert has been refining his definition for several years while doing research, speaking with Chief Innovation Officers at numerous Fortune 500 companies and traveling the world as an innovation keynote speaker. Here he shares some of the key themes that kept emerging in what leads to successful innovations.

Adding Value with Big Data Projects

by Bruce Harpham

Improving our lives through better data--it’s an exciting prospect. Better insights and analysis lead to better decisions. As leaders, we have the responsibility to understand this trend and evaluate whether it will add value to our organizations.

Technology Enabling the Business Strategy

by Kevin Coleman

An innovative technology strategy has become essential and will become more critical as technology develops and innovation accelerates. But establishing a technology strategy that supports and enables the organization is a highly challenging task.

How Agile Are Your Change Efforts?

by Braden Kelley

How fast is your organization capable of changing to continue to remain relevant and successful in the marketplace? The world is changing at an accelerating pace. Companies are rising to global scale faster, while large, successful companies are disappearing faster--leading to the need for agile change.

Project Manager 2.0: What is Your Change Management Plan?

by Irfan Shariff

The organizational world within which project managers operate is going through rapid and unprecedented change, driven by forces of globalization and digital technology. So, the choice is yours: change now, become PM 2.0 and survive. Don’t change, and await extinction...

Challenges in the Cloud

by Michael Wood

Will the cloud soon dominate enterprise computing? Yes...but that time hasn’t arrived just yet as there are still some challenges facing the cloud computing space. From the need for innovation in the area of disaster recovery to finding its next niche, the cloud has some decisions to make...

Living in a Material World: An Illuminating Project

by Ian Whittingham, PMP

As an award-winning project, Rio Tinto Alcan’s Jonquière smelting facility exemplified its parent company’s commitment to sustainability in a number of ways. And that commitment began with transparency.

Can Agile Drive Sustainability?

by Andy Jordan

Agile approaches often have greater engagement levels between stakeholders. While those conversations generally focus on the deliverables and how they meet the customer’s needs, can they also drive sustainability best practices?


Ask a Question

Discussion Rules

Recent Questions

Topic Originator Last Post New Total
Requesting NPI Project Schedule Template  Larry Ouimet  Jul 1, '15 8:12 PM 
What is your best way to manage an innovation / R&D projects?  Baptiste LE SUEUR  May 3, '15 8:11 AM 
Component ID for   Anonymous  Apr 13, '15 11:16 AM 
premium webinars - what's up with this?  Robert O'Dea  Mar 31, '15 8:09 AM 
Why was "New Product Development" left out of the title?  Charles Bast  Mar 26, '15 3:41 PM 
Page: 1 2 next Mark All Read
See All Questions
ADVERTISEMENTS

"You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think."

- Dorothy Parker

ADVERTISEMENT

Sponsors