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How to SHOW UP! Dan Pink’s Inner Circle of First Movers

My mentor, Robbie Motter, often exhorts her protégés to “SHOW UP!” I smile as I think about the power of those words once they are implemented. I have a “Show UP!” story that will knock your socks off. Robbie loves connecting people and showing them the POWER of SHOWING UP and ASKING for what it […]

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Reinventing wind power using technology #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: Reinventing an Older Product Segment by Implementing State-of-the-Art Technologies Speaker: Carsten Dickmann, Head of Marketing and Product Management, POWER WIND Carsten addressed the question, “What is the difference of development between a product and a service?” The […]

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Service Innovation and New Markets #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: Service Innovation and New Markets …Key Elements of Time: Matters’ Growth Strategy Speaker: Franz-Joseph Miller: CEO TIME-MATTERS-A LUFTHANSA SUBSIDIARY You will get innovation from the view of a mid-size company. They provide special speed solutions for the […]

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Leadership and Innovation Strategy #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: Corporate Leadership Forum on Innovation Strategy – A Two Part Presentation Speakers: Krijn Rietveld, Senior Vice President of the Nutrition Innovation Group, Royal DSM N.V. & Patrick O’Riordan: Global Director, Insights & Innovation, Anheuser-Busch InBev DSM has […]

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Ten Ways to get Fired While Innovating #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Speaker: Scott Anthony: Author, The Silver Lining An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times Topic: Seizing the Silver Lining In telecommunications it is about that last mile for success. The same is true for innovation in looking at that […]

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Managing Trends and Innovations

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger Organizer IIR LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: The Trend Radar – Managing Trends and Innovations Through Corporate Foresight Speaker: Dominik Tappert: Head of Innovations, Kaefer Aerospace Dominik Tappert began by posing this question, “Why do we need innovation and early trend detection?” The answer […]

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The Trend Radar – Managing Trends and Innovations #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger Organizer IIR LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: The Trend Radar – Managing Trends and Innovations Through Corporate Foresight Speaker: Dominik Tappert: Head of Innovations, Kaefer Aerospace Dominik Tappert began by posing this question, “Why do we need innovation and early trend detection?” The answer […]

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Changing from a pyramid world to a pancake world #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: Engaging with the Future Differently Speaker: Josephine Green: Senior Director Trends and Strategy, Philips Design Josephine Green worked at Philips for 15 years and looked at the future by studying people, cultures and society. She asks us […]

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BMW’s Concept Car: The Future Sustainability and the Joy of Mobility #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Featured Keynote: LIVE! An Exclusive Preview of BMW’s New Concept Car The Future Sustainability and the Joy of Mobility Speaker: Adrian van Hookydonk: Director Design, BMW Group The joy of mobility is deeply ingrained in us. Imagine a […]

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Destination Innovation. How the Hilton Amsterdam Reinvented Itself #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Speaker: Roberto Payer: General Manager, HILTON AMSTERDAM Topic: Interactive Collaborative Design Workshop: Destination Innovation. How the Hilton Amsterdam Reinvented Itself Roberto began with the photo of a gorgeous peacock. He tells us a peacock cannot fly. This is […]

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