Phillip Merrick On Being The Innovation First Mover

On this week’s episode of Killer Innovations, Phillip Merrick joins us in the studio. Phillip and his wife Caren started a company called webMethods and pioneered the use of web services integrating, machines, software applications and databases with XML-based software integration technologies.  Phillip was the co-founder of a web-multimedia resume company VisualCV and is currently […]

Phillip Merrick

Innovation Outside Silicon Valley S13 Ep34

During some recent travels, I started noticing the comments and suggestions that “being part of Silicon Valley must be exciting”. As I paid more attention, it came across as almost hero worship of Silicon Valley and the companies its has launched. It’s like people believe that innovation outside Silicon Valley is a rare if not […]

Innovation Outside Silicon Valley

How To Innovate Under Financial Constraints S12 Ep48

Using other peoples money to fund your idea

I am a believer that constraint based innovation creates better ideas. It forces the team to throw out the old rule book and innovate a new approach. The same applies when you are forced to innovate under financial constraints. While my staff doesn’t always agree that constraints are good, in my experience a team that […]