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Conference Wrapup – Change Management 2015

Braden Kelley

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Change Management Professionals’ (ACMP®) annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled appropriately Change Management 2015. The event represented a convening of nearly 1,000 change management professionals from around the globe, … Continue reading → Change agile agile development agile project management change management Conferences events project management

The Typical Conference Call

Idea Champions

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13th Annual Change Management Conference Wrapup

Braden Kelley

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the 13th Annual Change Management Conference in New York, NY, hosted by The Conference Board. 200+ attendees is … Continue reading → Change co-creation Conferences culture events organizational behavior organizational change

What to Blog About – 27 Content Creation Opportunities for Conference Attendees


We’ve written and presented about what to blog about along with other content creation opportunities and conference organizers can pursue. 27 Content Creation Opportunities for Conference Attendees. His question prompted this list of 27 ideas for both what to blog about from a conference and for other content creation and sharing opportunities your audience might find valuable.

Six Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful – Webinar and Book

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

in innovation growth strategy, innovation culture, and leader- ship, jump start your next event or conference by delivering. BOOK GROUP PRESS GREENLEAF The H o w t o C r e a t e a C U l t U r e o f i N N o v a t i o N S o r e n K a p l a n , p h D An Excerpt from. Th e advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation, You Should. world. But most.

Crowdsourcing and User Innovation Conference 2014

Open Innovation

The 2014 "Open and User Innovation Conference" is over and Academy is about to begin. By many measures, today OUI is the world’s best innovation conference. It offers some lessons about the current state of user innovation research, its overlap with open innovation research and also for how future open innovation conferences (such as WOIC 2014) should be run.

ASO Company holds innovation and intrapreneurship conference in Istanbul


Exago’s partner ASO Company brought together over 100 innovation and human resources managers and some of Turkey’s leading firms – such as Siemens, LinkedIn and Vodafone – for its Corporate Innovation and Intrapreneurship Conference, this month in Istanbul. The post ASO Company holds innovation and intrapreneurship conference in Istanbul appeared first on At the.

Join Us for The Marketing Conference Next Week!


You’re invited to join us at the Social Media Strategies Summit and The Marketing Conference, taking place concurrently at The Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, September 27-29. Registrants for either conference can move back and forth between the two, targeting the workshops and presentations that will be most valuable to their business success. you!).

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A Conference Call in Real Life

Michael Roberto

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Spigit Ignite Summit 2017: May 4th, 2017 in San Francisco

Register for the premier innovation conference of the year. Network with, and learn from Fortune 500 execs and senior innovation leaders who transform business as usual, tackle challenges such as digital transformation, and drive results at scale

All-star lineup for 1st World Open Innovation Conference

Open Innovation

The schedule for the 1st World Open Innovation Conference has now been posted to the conference website. The conference will be held December 4-5 in Napa Valley, California. Conference host Henry Chesbrough has issued a press release announcing the conference program, which concludes: “No other innovation conference has gathered so much talent from both industry and academia at the same time in the same place,” Chesbrough said. Given the interest, I think it's safe to say there will be other WOIC conferences in the future.

Innova-Con Innovation Conference


You’ve undoubtedly noticed that the world is changing, and quickly.  We took this photo in an airport a few years ago, and now here it is 2015 and lo and behold, they were pretty close to right on.  Perhaps this may stimulate you to ask yourself if you’re now prepared for 2020?  Of course this […].

59 Innovation Events for Q4 2015

Innovation Excellence

Earlier this year, Jason Williams shared a list of 46 Innovation Conferences for 2015. Explorious Ventures, both a collector and connector, has curated the world's largest list of innovation-related events, conferences, festivals and happenings. That list has grown to over 150 and provided the inspiration for Explorious Ventures. See the list here!

SNEAK PREVIEW: A Bold, New Way to Do Corporate Conferences

Idea Champions

Idea Champions is thrilled to announce it will soon be launching a bold new service to transform the way it's clients plan for, design, facilitate, and follow-up their company's conferences. We've been designing innovative conferences since 1987 (see below for testimonials). One of our conference mavens will get back to you ASAP. It's time for change. That's where we come in.

Six Tips to Customize and Improvise your Presentation

Destination Innovation

Many speakers at conferences give a standard pre-packaged presentation. ‘Before the conference began today I was talking to Jim Jones of XYZ Corp and he told me that …… ’ Listen to any speakers who come on before you and refer back to one or two of their messages in your talk. Link in to any feature of the room or conference which stands out. Improvise.

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The Buyer's Guide to Innovation Management Software

Lean Six Sigma, hackathon, idea jams, multi-stage ideation, ideation with prototyping, conference ideation, and external innovation) can the vendor’s software be. THE BUYER’S GUIDE. TO INNOVATION. management has evolved from a little- known IT practice to one of the most. powerful strategies an organization can. use to streamline internal processes. and grow their business. Illustrating how.

2016 User and Open Innovation Conferences

Open Innovation

The CFPs have been issued for #OUI2016 and #WOIC2016, the premier conferences for user innovation and and open innovation (respectively). The OUI rotation brings the conference back to the U.S., Open and User Innovation Conference: HBS, Boston, August 1-3 This year the official title of Eric von Hippel’s conference is the “14th International Open and User Innovation Conference,” acknowledging the conference’s origins as a small workshop in Vienna back in 2003. while WOIC is making its first ever European appearance. short course, which will be held Dec.

Innovation and Control

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Conferences Innovation Management Uncategorized Control Creativity Innovation Management Leadership Process R&DInnovation isn’t really an issue of control or not; it’s about the right kind of control.

Open Innovation in Barcelona

Open Innovation

In two weeks, #WOIC2016 will attract open innovation scholars from around the world the 3rd annual World Open Innovation Conference. (It is also the first-ever outside California, a day I have been hoping for since we launched WOIC back in 2014). The conference will be held Dec. On a personal note, this will be my first year at WOIC as a mere program committee member (rather than conference or program chair), and thus without the (sizable) organizational responsibilities to put on an event like this. conferences open innovation WOIC 2016 World Open Innovation Conference

Ideas out of Thin Air – An Innovative Innovation Event

Innovation Excellence

It was an innovative conference with a lot of focus on creating connections, story exchanging, and catalyzing new relationships. Continue reading → Build Capability Business Models Conferences Disruption Innovation Biomimicry Design innovating innovation innovation conferences technologyI just returned from the Thin Air Innovation Festival in Park City, Utah.

Time to Reboot the Speaking Industry in the Human-to-Human Era

Innovation Excellence

have experienced speakers who post on their social media updates that they are off to be the opening act at a company conference. Continue reading → Conferences Culture & Values Leadership People & Skills Quotes Uncategorized 21st Century Mindset human-to-human era Keynote Speeches Public Speaking Storytellers

User and Open Innovation Conferences 2014

Open Innovation

Tuesday was the final day for submissions to December's 1st Annual World Open Innovation Conference, which meant a flurry of last minute correspondence, fighting with EasyChair, cat-herding and general administrivia. Maybe it was the reputations of the conference co-chairs: Henry Chesbrough, Frank Piller, Chris Tucci. Ironically, I'll probably be doing my WOIC 2014 reviews while in a hotel room killing time between Marshall van Alstyne and Geoff Parker's Platform 2014 conference (at Boston University) and the OUI 2014 at HBS the following week.

TED talk: “I am not a visionary, I’m an engineer” [video]

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Conferences Disruption Innovation Profiles of Innovators Technology Uncategorized Video Coders engineering internet Source Code technology TEDLinus Torvalds transformed technology twice -- first with Linux, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by coders worldwide.

7 Ways Corporations Are Driving Entrepreneurship Within Their Organisation

Innovation Excellence

Here at the Lean Start-up conference in California. Continue reading → Entrepreneurship Innovation California Conferences events lean startup silicon valleyIt’s a cruel paradox that many big businesses that are trying to transform to be more innovative, agile and responsive to customers are hamstrung by the very culture they’re attempting to fix.

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eX Summit: Is the real innovation around employee engagement?

Innovation Excellence

Change Conferences Culture & Values Disruption Management Strategy conference disruption Employee Engagement Employee Experience Innovation SummitMany organizations have failed to focus on the experiences of their most important competitive advantage: employees. It’s now time to talk about the employee experience (EX).

ISPIM Conference Porto & ISPIM Grand Prize for Innovation Management Excellence

Open Innovation EU

As a member of ISPIM, we’re proud to be part of the ISPIM 2016 Conference in Porto again. Please sign up for the conference at their website if you want to be present. Understand the latest innovation management thinking in 50+ workshops, keynotes, tours and discussions. Broadcast your insights to 500 innovation experts from 50 countries. Do you have an idea? Events

Tap into the Power of Reinvention

Innovation Excellence

Insights I learned at BIF2016 Unlike most conferences, the BIF Summit has no theme beyond presenting remarkable stories of transformation. Asia Build Capability Cognition Conferences Innovation Teaching Story Open Innovation People & Skills Innovation personal development Reinvention storytelling Transformation

Innovation Events: Spring Planner

Innovation Excellence

Below are a variety of innovation-related events, conferences, and festivals that should be on your radar. Build Capability Conferences Disruption Feature Of The Week Innovation News Future Festival HYPE Innovation Intrapreneur NewCo The Economist Year of the XThis is your Innovation Events Spring Planner. These are located across the globe and all take place before May.

TED Talk: Why are there still so many jobs? [video]

Innovation Excellence

Conferences Innovation People & Skills Presentations Trends Video automation labor machines skills TEDIn this talk about the future of work, economist David Autor takes on the question of why there are still so many jobs -- and comes up with a surprising, hopeful answer.

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Intrapreneurship Chicago 2016

Gregg Fraley

In recent years I’ve become a bit anti-conference. This conference is authentically different. 90% of the conference attendees will be real, honest-to-goodness innovators at large organizations. This is a purposefully small conference. It’s a one day conference. The price is very attractive, this is a genuine conference value. See you in June.

You Don’t Have to Go to a Conference to Enjoy It

It's Saul Connected

Are you jealous of your colleagues as they jet off to attend yet another innovation conference? How do they have the time, money, or connections to always wangle their way into every cool conference? Lets face it; professional conference goers are a pretty homogeneous bunch. Our conference, like most others, has become increasingly social throughout its 11-year history.

Going Back to the Garage: the rise of the Fintech intrapreneur

Innovation Excellence

Conferences Entrepreneurship Innovation Disruptive Innovation FinTech Innovation Management innovative thinking Leadership StrategyI recently attended a Fintech Meetup event involving 400 people present to hear the CEO of one of Australia’s four biggest banks speak about his innovation strategy. Interestingly, the people involved in organizing, hosting and even attending the event, seemed.

Go Big or Go Home: A Report from #CINONY2015

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Build Capability Conferences Military Innovation Presentations Processes & Tools Technology Visualization collaboration #cinony Big Data deloitte InnovationEnterprise Kobi Gershoni Signals Group TechnologyFast50Two weeks ago I joined several hundred others at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel for this year’s edition of the Chief Innovation Officer Summit, New York.

The Final Day of WOIC 2014

Open Innovation

Friday brought the second and final day of the World Open Innovation Conference in Napa. To the latter point, my conference pictures are finally posted to Google’s Picasa. Nonaka’s Rare Appearance We were thrilled to be joined by Ikujiro Nonaka (author of the seminal knowledge creation research ), and his willingness to attend both days of the conference.

Research in 3D printing innovation

Open Innovation

We don’t (or won’t) have a management journal, but there are several conferences. The best is Frank's track on “Open Innovation and Additive Manufacturing” at the annual (von Hippel) Open and User Innovation Conference (where I hope to present). In June 2016, the Cambridge IfM group will be hosting the R&D Management Conference , so that’s another natural fit.

10 TED Talks for Encouraging Creativity in Your Corporate Innovation Team


As much as you'd love to attend every corporate innovation conference that you come across, you simply can't. To help you cut to the chase to the most valuable talks, RocketSpace will bring you a curated roundup of fresh conference talks from events like TED. Corporate intrapreneurs face the ultimate challenge in business: navigating uncertainty. The challenge? This month's theme?

Call for Papers: WOIC 2015

Open Innovation

Adapted from the (#WOIC2015) World Open Innovation Conference 2015 website : Call for Papers and Special Issue of California Management Review Abstract submission Deadline: June 21, 2015 Conference Chair: Henry Chesbrough, UC Berkeley / ESADE Program Chair: Joel West, Keck Graduate Institute Academic Program Chair: Marcel Bogers, University of Southern Denmark Industry Program Chair: Solomon Darwin, UC Berkeley Open innovation have been changing both the practice and theories of innovation since the publication of the first Open Innovation book in 2003.

WOIC: Final Thoughts

Open Innovation

Now that I've had a chance to get home (and pack up and leave again), let me offer a few thoughts on the 2nd World Open Innovation Conference -- not as program chair, but as the owner of who blogs about open innovation related conferences. often find the final day of a conference a let down -- either because of the content or because I'm just plain worn out.

Preliminary CFP: WOIC 2015

Open Innovation

The deadline is June 15 for submissions to the 2nd World Open Innovation Conference (WOIC 2015). The conference will be held November 19-20, 2015 in Silicon Valley, California. Here is the program committee’s preliminary schedule for submissions: June 15, 2015: Deadline for submission of research abstracts July 15, 2015: Notification of accepted papers August 15, 2015: Registration deadline for accepted papers November 1, 2015: Final research papers due The top papers from the conference will be invited for consideration in a special issue of California Management Review.

WOIC 2015, Day 1

Open Innovation

conferences WOIC 2015 World Open Innovation ConferenceToday we kicked off our first full day of #WOIC2015 here in Santa Clara. There were some good paper sessions and great interactions with the industry participants. From the stats recited by Henry Chesbrough, the audience was unusually balanced compared to 2014. In the second session, I moderated three papers on crowdsourcing.