Author Archives: Braden Kelley

About Braden Kelley

Braden Kelley is a Director of Design Thinking, Innovation and Transformation at Oracle, a popular innovation speaker, workshop leader, and creator of The Change Planning Toolkit™. He is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons and Charting Change from Palgrave Macmillan. Braden has been advising companies since 1996, while living and working in England, Germany, and the United States. Braden earned his MBA from top-rated London Business School. Follow him on Twitter and Linkedin.

Re-imagining Drive Thru Restaurants – Innovation or Not

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed our world with the subtlety of a sledgehammer and now billions of people around the world are under ‘stay at home’ orders. In many communities restaurants and bars are closed or only allowed to deliver meals … Continue reading

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New Idea from South Korea to Reduce Demand for Coronavirus Protective Gear

Now that the United States and other countries squandered the two month advance notice they received of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in China, we should be all be accelerating our efforts to learn from each other. From South Korea, the … Continue reading

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Open Source Respirator and Low Cost Ventilator Efforts to Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)

NOTE: Nothing on this page is intended as medical advice. My only goal is to make information available so that people can get involved with co-innovation efforts and share resources that can be leveraged in crisis situations. Calling all doctors, … Continue reading

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Just Walk Out Groceries — by Amazon

Amazon Go is going big – grocery store big. Today it was revealed that Amazon has opened up a new Amazon Go that is four times (4x) bigger than previous Amazon Go stores. What’s new? Well, this new Amazon Go … Continue reading

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Join Me Online at the Hacking HR Innovation Conference – March 3, 2020

Join me from 10:15-11:00 AM EST on March 3, 2020 to learn about “Building a People-Centric HR” from a panel of talented and knowledgeable professionals including myself. The Hacking HR Innovation Conference is a virtual event that is FREE to … Continue reading

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The Leading Country for Innovation for 2020 is…

The latest Bloomberg Innovation Index is out (2020 edition), and Germany has risen to first place, breaking South Korea’s six-year winning streak, while the U.S. fell one notch to No. 9. “Innovation is a critical driver of growth and prosperity. … Continue reading

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Time Travel Innovation

Is it really possible to travel back in time? What about traveling into the future, have we finally figured out how to do that? Well, you’ll have to read on to find out… But before we explore whether someone has … Continue reading

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What’s Inside the CEO’s Innovation Playbook?

Recently I received an advance copy of “The CEO’s Innovation Playbook” – the latest white paper from Mastercard and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. For the effort they interviewed a dozen CEO’s highly innovative companies including Citigroup, Lyft and Coca … Continue reading

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Are Innovation and Empathy in the Cards?

As part of the leadership team for a new human-centered problem-solving offering for select Oracle customers, I’m always on the lookout for new tools to integrate into our flexible problem-solving process to help clients innovate, grow or transform. Because our … Continue reading

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FINAL DAY – Insane Cyber Deal on My Latest Book

Every so often something comes through your inbox that seems too good to be true. Today was one of those times when an email dropped into my inbox stating that Palgrave Macmillan, the publisher of my latest book Charting Change … Continue reading

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