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Who is the Innovator? Amazon or Kroger?

Now, first of all, Kroger is a Cincinnati-based company not a Seattle-based company, so it is only natural that I should hear more about the things Amazon is experimenting with than those of Kroger, owners of a portfolio of grocery … Continue reading




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Amazon Changes Everything in a New Way

The arrival of the Internet began major disruption to decades old methods of consumer packaged goods (CPG) distribution. The tried and true method of manufactures selling to a collection of wholesalers, who then sold the product on a range of … Continue reading




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Is Amazon Echo the Answer to Google?

Today Amazon launched the Echo – an internet appliance with voice recognition and response designed to be to your living room what Siri and Cortana are to your pocket (you ask, it answers). It is a bold move for Amazon … Continue reading




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Software Design Challenge – Less is More

I originally posed this software design challenge to application developers in September 2008 based on an InfoWorld article that warmed my heart, but have yet to see any major changes in how most software applications are designed. For far too … 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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Mobilizing Your Innovation Army – Redux

We had some technical difficulties last week, so IIR will be re-hosting this free webinar this Thursday – September 15, 2011 at Noon EDT. Too much of the time the innovation conversation focuses on whether someone is innovative or not. … Continue reading




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Mobilizing Your Innovation Army

Too much of the time the innovation conversation focuses on whether someone is innovative or not. We waste far too much time focusing on how people can become more innovative instead of stopping to think about the possibility that everyone … Continue reading




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