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.

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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Gotten Your ACMP Standard for Change Management® Visualization Poster Yet?

Project management professionals have the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) maintained by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in support of the certification of Project Management Professionals (PMP) to guide their efforts. Change management professionals meanwhile have The Association of … Continue reading

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Join me at the Global Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit

Want to learn how to bring a design mindset to healthcare for innovation? Join me in New York City next week – October 10-11, 2019 at the Global Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit, their annual conference where digital healthcare leaders from … Continue reading

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Are Gas Stations the Future of Starbucks?

Recently the Seattle Times published an article from the Washington Post highlighting a gas station in Maryland that has made the bold move of turning off its gas pumps and installing electric charging stations in their place. Which got me … Continue reading

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Join Me at Innovation Leader’s IMPACT 2019 in San Francisco

Want to find out how to learn fast instead of failing fast? Join me in San Francisco, CA next month – October 22-24, 2019 at Innovation Leader’s IMPACT 2019, their annual conference where innovation leaders from organizations around the world … Continue reading

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Leading Digital Transformation – The Interview

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Rob Llewellyn for his Leading Digital Transformation podcast, and discuss how most organizations fail at innovation because they fail at change. They may aspire to innovate but often struggle and continue … Continue reading

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