Category Archives: Innovation

After Hours with Mauro Porcini – PepsiCo’s First Chief Design Officer

A short while ago I had the opportunity to sit down with Mauro Porcini, SVP & Chief Design Officer at PepsiCo, a multi-billion-dollar American corporation with more than 250,000 employees. It is the second largest food and beverage company in … Continue reading

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Mask of the Road Warrior – The Xupermask

WILL.I.AM and Honeywell have collaborated to bring the Xupermask to market. What is the Xupermask? It’s probably easiest to describe the Xupermask as equal parts: health & safety equipment, personal electronics, and fashion statement. At its heart the Xupermask is … Continue reading

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An Innovation Evangelist Can Increase Your Reputation and Innovation Velocity

Building upon my popular article Rise of the Evangelist, I wanted to create an article for the global innovation community focused specifically on the importance of the innovation evangelist role. In my previous article I defined five different types of … Continue reading

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Healthcare Jugaad Innovation of a 17-Year-Old

Jugaad Innovation is an innovation subspecialty focused on designing inventions that are intentionally frugal and flexible in order to be more accessible to the entire world. As a result, a lot of jugaad innovation occurs in the developing world. Some … Continue reading

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What is design thinking? – EPISODE FIVE – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE FIVE of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE FIVE aims to answer a question that many people struggle to answer or accurately discuss: “What is design thinking?” Design … Continue reading

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50 Cognitive Biases Reference – Free Download

I came across this cognitive biases infographic from TitleMax and it has a lot of great information in it, but… The problem with long, information-rich infographics like this is that they’re hard to consume on the screen in their entirety, … Continue reading

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A Conversation with PepsiCo’s Chief Design Officer – Mauro Porcini

Recently I sat down with Mauro Porcini, PepsiCo’s first-ever Chief Design Officer for an Innovation Leader conversation across different topics and themes, from culture to design, from people to innovation, from strategy to failure, starting with these six questions: Why … Continue reading

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How can I create continuous innovation in my organization? – EPISODE TWO – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE TWO of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE TWO tackles the second most commonly asked question of me: “How can I create continuous innovation in my organization?” Hint: … Continue reading

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What is innovation? – EPISODE ONE – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE ONE of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE ONE tackles the question people ask me more than any other: “What is innovation?” If you’d like to see additional … Continue reading

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Training Your Quantum Human Computer

What is quantum computing? According to Wikipedia, “Quantum computing is the use of quantum phenomena such as superposition and entanglement to perform computation. Computers that perform quantum computations are known as quantum computers.” Rather than try and explain all of … Continue reading

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