Ideation – How to Generate More and Better Ideas

This week’s show covers an area that is critical to your innovation success. Ideation is the act of generating ideas, which is part of the FIRE (Focus, Ideation, Ranking, Execution) framework that we use to help discover ideas and lead to disruptive innovations.We will break down FIRE and discuss ideation and the process of our Disruptive […]

Ideation

4 Required Elements of an Innovation Framework

Innovation efforts require a structure to stay organized and for successful execution. Many organizations have weak frameworks, which in turn, weaken their overall effectiveness. This week, we’ll look at an innovation framework that I use and have used throughout my career, known as FIRE. We’ll also discuss how you can utilize this framework within your […]

Innovation Framework

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: 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

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

Idea Hacking: Feature Innovation Versus Function Innovation

Reframing the Innovation Question

What do you think about when looking at innovation? Most organizations look at innovation as the process of coming up with new products. This statement is only partially correct. How do you achieve innovation success? The innovation world is continuously moving. Finding the best way to innovate products and services is vital to success. How […]

Function Innovation

Six Innovation Skills Everyone Needs

What are the innovation skills needed to be successful in creating new ideas and products? Many people often find themselves void of creativity in the innovation world. This stems from a deeper issue. On today’s show, we will go through in more detail what innovation skills separate those that have limited success to those that […]

Innovation Skills

4 Challenges Facing Innovation

What can derail the innovation journey?  Recently, I finished a 3.5-day Innovation Bootcamp. In the end, I was asked an interesting question with a different look and perspective of innovation, now and in the future. The participant asked what challenges are facing innovation. After answering the question for the group, I put more thought into […]

4 Challenges Facing Innovation

Steve Hellmuth on Innovating the New NBA Experience

Creating and continually innovating the entertainment experience to keep your customers on the edge of their seats is a monumental undertaking. Can the entertainment experience go to new levels? What cool innovations and technologies is the sports industry doing to make your time watching an event/ game more enjoyable? Today’s guest is always on the […]

NBA Experience

Scott McNealy on Controversy Generates Good Ideas

Is controversy good when it comes to innovating? Today’s guest is passionate about creating breakthroughs and states ‘If it isn’t controversial, it’s not a good idea’. Scott McNealy knows a few things about changing the game by challenging the status quo, disrupting platforms, products and services. Focusing on continually challenging an idea, model, platform, technology […]

Scott McNealy