HILTI passionately creates enthusiastic customers to build a better future! #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Speaker: Dr. Andreas Bong, Senior Vice President, HILTI Topic: Customer Orientation Throughout the Innovation Process The focus is on the front end of innovation. Agenda: • HILTI • Innovation management • Customer integration o Fuzzy front end o […]

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Developing Vision 2050, Front End of Innovation forms Innovative Think Tank #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: Part 2: Innovation Think Tank – Develop a Vision for the year 2050 Led by: Per Sandberg, Managing Director, WORLD BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT After listening to Part 1: Using WBCSD’s Vision2050 of a Sustainable World […]

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In Vision 2050, sustainability is the key driver for innovation #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: Part 1: Using WBCSD’s Vision2050 of a Sustainable World to Drive Corporate Innovation Speaker: Per Sandberg: Managing Director, WORLD BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Per Sandberg posed this question, “What innovation does the world need?” Vision 2025 […]

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Power Your Way to Innovation with an Electric Toothbrush! #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger Organizer IIR LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: The Invention Environment and its Difficulties Speaker: Peter Hilfinger: Inventor of the Powered Toothbrush & former R&D Director, BRAUN/ORAL B Peter Hilfinger invented the electric toothbrush; he was the leader of the team. He outlined the conditions […]

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MP3 Changes the World of Music #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger Organizer IIR LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: Inventor’s Forum The MP3 Story: From Basic Research to Changing the World of Music Speaker: Prof Karlheinz Brandenburg: Inventor, MP3 Format, Director, Franhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology The MP3 story involves basic research standardization. Internet marketing […]

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Customer-centric Innovation Drives a Superior Customer Experience #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger Organizer IIR LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Topic: Delivering a Superior and More Profitable Experience Speaker: Ian Forrest: Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer, GE MONEY This is a story about the GE Money Bank in the Czech Republic and about delivering a superior and more […]

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What are the undercurrents of Design Thinking? #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA LIVE Front End of Innovation Europe 2010 Speaker: Robert Klanten, Publisher, GESTALTEN Topic – Design Keynote Session: Undercurrents Gestalten is a publishing company that develops content and cutting-edge visual culture worldwide. They present visual trends and timeless substance. Gestalten has published more than three hundred […]

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Management was not invented to innovate! #FEIEUROPE

By Connie Harryman, Applied Concepts Creativity Guest Blogger IIR USA Do you ever wonder if our current business models are serving our need to innovate? One of the keynote speakers at the Front End of Innovation Europe is Josephine Green, Senior Director of Trends and Strategy, Philips Design, Royal Philips Electronics. Her background includes international […]

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