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Are You Lying to Your Customers?

It seems like every company these days is trying to claim that they are innovative, trying to claim that they are customer-centric, trying to claim that their employees are important to them. But are they? Can all this be true? … Continue reading

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Apple iPhone 6 Killer App Revealed

While most people are focused on what the new Apple iPhone 6 hardware might look like and what new gizmos it might have, the real killer app for Apple’s latest refresh of their flagship mobile device will be an App … Continue reading

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Veracity Required for Innovation Success

A recent post by Jeffrey Phillips titled Velocity is the Only Innovation Outcome That Matters sparked respectful disagreement inside me. I believe that when it comes to innovation, veracity is more important than velocity. Let’s look at the definition of … Continue reading

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Premature Innovation

Prevailing business culture these days is obsessed with speed. People are obsessed with fast prototyping, failing fast, and getting to market fast. But too often people don’t stop to think whether their innovation efforts are going too fast. It’s almost … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 24, 2012

“We have a moral obligation to invent new technologies. What if Mozart had been born before the violin and harpsichord?” – Kevin Kelly “For whatever reason it may be easier for humans to ascribe innovation to one person (Steve Jobs, … Continue reading

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Dumping Facebook Ads the Obvious Choice for GM

The twittersphere erupted with news of GM’s announcement that it was refusing to pay for 2013 Super Bowl advertisements and $10 Million worth of advertising on Facebook. Much of the popular press and self-proclaimed social media experts are jumping on … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 10, 2012

“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how … Continue reading

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Can Microsoft win the Android and iPhone Haters?

Nobody, including people inside Microsoft, would argue with the fact that Microsoft beat Google and Apple to the Mobile OS marketplace, but lags them both in terms of market share. According to Wikipedia, the IBM Simon was the world’s first … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 12, 2012

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs – Submitted by Lorna Tyrtania “When you’re playing king of the mountain, you don’t stop playing when you get to the top.” – Braden Kelley “The important thing is … Continue reading

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Who is in Your Social Media Band?

It used to be that when you formed a rock band to seek fame and fortune, all you had to do was find a lead singer, a guitarist, a bass player, a drummer, and maybe another guitarist or a keyboard … Continue reading

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