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6/14/16 - Thinking Flaws, Category Thinking

Dave first is joined by Matthew E. May, Innovation Strategist and author of many books, including his latest: "Winning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking."

Next what do Amazon, Uber and IKEA all have in common? The fall under the notion of being leaders in "Category Design." Dave talks about this concept with Al Ramadan and Dave Peterson Co-Founding Partners at Play Bigger Advisors, and co authors of "Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets."

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Category:Innovation Management -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Host Dave Robertson is joined first by Sidney Levy, Director of Design for Construction Equipment at Volvo, who talks about how his branch of the auto company has embraced the digital landscape to revolutionize an industry.

Next, nearly three quarters of new products and services miss the mark when it comes to raising revenue and profit. How can breakthrough ideas effectively make money? Dave talks with Madhavan Ramanujam, Board Member and Partner at Simon-Kucher & Partners, and the co-author of "Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price."


Innovating to protect us against biological and chemical dangers -- as a spin-off from its parent company, Sabre Companies, the newly launched BioWALL is working to help private and public companies prepare for the threats of biological and chemical contamination.

Host Rahul Kapoor speaks to Steve Oesterle, CEO and Director of BioWALL, who has served as the CEO and Director of the Sabre Companies since 2009; and John Mason, Chief Science Officer of the Sabre Companies and its affiliates.

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Former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley talks with host Dave Robertson for the hour. He discusses his career and his book, "Moonshot: Game Changing Strategies to Build Billion Dollar Businesses." From the influence of new technology to the evolving role of customer experience, hear how businesses can effectively adapt to change and align themselves for long-term success.


What does "innovation" mean for executives? Host Dave Robertson explores "innovation at the edges" as he first welcomes Geoff Tuff, Principal at Doblin (Deloitte's Design and Innovation Arm), and they discuss the latest research exploring the confidence levels that executives have around key business issues. Hear the myths that managers believe about innovation, and find out why companies are struggling to discover long-term breakthroughs for their business.

Plus, Managing Director of the IOT Strategy and Technology Office at Intel Corp's IOT Group, Bridget Karlin, explains how the Internet-of-Things is transforming businesses.

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Category:Innovation Management -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

What does "innovation" mean for executives? Host Dave Robertson explores "innovation at the edges" as he first welcomes Geoff Tuff, Principal at Doblin (Deloitte's Design and Innovation Arm), and they discuss the latest research exploring the confidence levels that executives have around key business issues. Hear the myths that managers believe about innovation, and find out why companies are struggling to discover long-term breakthroughs for their business.

Plus, Managing Director of the IOT Strategy and Technology Office at Intel Corp's IOT Group, Bridget Karlin, explains how the Internet-of-Things is transforming businesses.

Direct download: 5-10-16_-_Executives_and_Innovation_IOT-InnoNavi_MP3.mp3
Category:Innovation Management -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

5/3/16 - Innovative practices, Ideas (originally aired 6/3/14)

Host Dave Robertson talks with two guests about innovation. The first is Dean Schroeder, consultant, scholar, and author of "The Idea-Driven Organization: Unlocking the Power in Bottom-Up Ideas."

The second is Drew Marshall, Founder and Principal of Primed Associates.

This show first aired on June 3, 2014.


4/26/16 - Innovation In Education

Dave talks to Michael Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and author or co-author of multiple books, white papers, and articles on education, including the award-winning book Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns and the Amazon-bestseller Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools.

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4/19/16 - Innovation in China; Haier, Alibaba

This show focuses on innovation in China. The first guest is Bill Fischer, Professor of Innovation Management at IMD and author of "Reinventing Giants: How Chinese Global Competitor Haier has Changed the Way that Big Companies Transform."

The second guest is Duncan Clark, author of "Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built."

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4/12/16 - Open Innovation, Business of Play

Host Dave Robertson first welcomes back Bill Nottingham, Principal at the innovation firm Nottingham Spirk, who is attending the Marcus Evan Open Innovation Conference in Philadelphia. From designing new products to finding new market segments, they discuss open innovation and learn how big businesses can build a framework to source great ideas.

In the second half of the program Bill and Dave are joined by Brent Bushnell, CEO of Two Bit Circus, and the trio talk about the business of play. With Brent's father being the man behind Chuck E. Cheese and Pong, the Bushnell name is one that is associated with fun.

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Category:Innovation Management -- posted at: 5:00am EDT