Innovation Buzzwords

This week, we will do something that’s a bit different from our recent shows. We will be discussing innovation buzzwords, things that are often misused inside and outside of the innovation world. Innovation Buzzwords A buzzword is a term that can be technical or specific to an industry or a job function. It is often […]

Innovation Buzzwords

Virtual Brainstorming: Innovating Ideas for New Zoom Features

Due to the great feedback we received from our previous Virtual Brainstorming show, we will be doing another one this week. Our goal at the end of the show is to come up with a list of suggested features for our sponsor, Zoom. They have experienced a lot of growth during the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

Virtual Brainstorming

Virtual Brainstorming: Changes To Your Customer Segments From COVID-19

On this week’s show, I will be demonstrating a private ideation session that you can do on your own. A virtual brainstorm session helps in generating key ideas and solutions to the various problems you may be facing. There are numerous tools you can use for this, but today I will be using Jamboard from […]

Virtual Brainstorm

Laser-Powered Innovation

Joining us via Zoom this week is William Benner, the President and CTO of Pangolin Laser Systems. We will discuss laser technology and what he’s doing to change laser-powered innovation. Pangolin Laser Systems William got into electronics because of his father, who worked as an engineer at NASA. I attended college to study electronics but […]

Laser-Powered Innovation

Disruptive Shocks

This week’s show is an excerpt from a recent webinar I did on how to survive and thrive during challenging times such as these. At the end of today’s show, I will share how you can attend the free webinar series through Zoom, known as Disruptive Shock. Disruptive Shock We’re currently experiencing what I call […]

Disruptive Shock

Experimentation is the Engine of Innovation

This week’s guest is an innovation guru from one of the world’s leading business schools. Stefan Thomke is a William Barclay Harding Professor of Business Administration Chair at Harvard Business School and a widely published author around innovation processes. We will discuss Stefan’s new book, “Experimentation Works: The Surprising Power of Business Experiments,” and how experimentation […]

Experimentation

Looking Back at 15 Years of Killer Innovations

Season 16 Launch!

We are celebrating the 16th season of The Killer Innovations Show. This week, Bob O’Donnell, Silicon Valley veteran, the President, Founder, and Chief Analyst at TECHnalysis Research, joins us to discuss the history of Killer Innovations and some memorable moments throughout the history of the show. How It All Started Let’s talk about the backstory of […]

Killer Innovations

Playing Personality Poker with Your Innovation Team

This week’s guest is involved in the innovation game for as long as I’ve been around. Stephen Shapiro is a leading speaker and author on innovation, who previously lead a 20,000-person innovation practice at Accenture. We will discuss creativity, reframing questions, and how diverse personalities can come together to create a thriving innovation team. Creativity […]

Innovation Team

The Optimal Innovation Team Size Is…

On this week’s show, we will be discussing the most optimal innovation team size that will generate the most creativity and innovative ideas. This topic is something that would have helped me much if I had studied and learned it early on in my career. I will also discuss eight types of people that every […]

Optimal Innovation Team Size

Innovating Technologies behind the Tech

Introduced to me through a mutual contact I worked with at HP, this week’s guest is the Senior Vice President of Product and Technology at Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI), Arsham Hatambeiki. We will discuss innovating technologies and what UEI is doing to make in-home technology experiences better for the consumer. UEI What is UEI, and […]

Innovating Technologies