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Author Archives: Renee Hopkins

How Serendipity Fuels Online Collaboration and Innovation

How Serendipity Fuels Online Collaboration and Innovation

He had me at “serendipity.” In the new book The Science of Serendipity: How to Unlock the Promise of Innovation, author Matt Kingdon promises to unpack the concept of serendipity in a useful manner so the corporate innovator can learn to...
What Does 3DEXPERIENCE Mean To You  #3DXForum Attendees Answer

What Does 3DEXPERIENCE Mean To You? #3DXForum Attendees Answer

The 3DEXPERIENCE Forum is meant to illuminate Dassault Systemes’ 3DEXPERIENCE concept for its customers. So it’s fair to wonder if the customers “get” it. I did wonder after I saw a tweet in the #3DXForum tweetstream yesterday saying,...
Bringing the 3DEXPERIENCE to the Front End of Innovation

Winning Program: Bringing the 3DEXPERIENCE to the Front End of Innovation

On the eve of Dassault Systemes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Forum in Orlando, I talked with Michel Tellier, Vice President of Defense and Aerospace at Dassault Systemes. Our conversation was a follow-up to the talk we had in June about how the 3D experience...
Education Will Be Innovated One Student, One Teacher, One Classroom at a Time

Education Will Be Innovated One Student, One Teacher, One Classroom at a Time

Teachers wrote their session ideas for EdCampATL on apple-shaped sticky notes. (photo by Nikki D. Robertson) During an Innochat a year or so ago whose topic was innovation in education, a participant dismissed the Clayton Christensen-Michael...
Fast-Growing Crowdfunding Sites Not Likely To Replace VCs

Fast-Growing Crowdfunding Sites Not Likely To Replace VCs

Note: I originally wrote this story in July for the University of Texas publication Texas Enterprise. Given the interest in this new type of collaborative innovation as mentioned in Eli Stefanski’s earlier post, Crowds, Funding, AND Better...
Collaborative Communication: ‘Start As You Mean to Go On’

Collaborative Communication: ‘Start As You Mean to Go On’

I love the British expression ‘start as you mean to go on,’ which I’ve appropriated for the headline on this post. I believe that one simple phrase can help set the foundation for successful projects undertaken by more than one person....
Common Language Fuels Collaborative Innovation

Common Language Fuels Collaborative Innovation

Over a year ago I tweeted in frustration during an #innochat: “We are using ‘innovation’ 3 diff ways. 1. an overall process 2. a strategy 3. an outcome. Fortunately not tripping up much….” The next week we devoted an entire chat to...
#WIFNY Innovate, Collaborate, Experiment, Play, Care, Bloom, Exponentiate

#WIFNY: Innovate, Collaborate, Experiment, Play, Care, Bloom, Exponentiate!

On June 20 and 21,  I attended the World Innovation Forum in New York, along with fellow bloggers @AndreaMeyer and @JillBrainLogic. With a heavy-hitting list of speakers including Jane MacGonigal, Mohanbir Sawhney, Ray Kurzweil, Sir Ken...
Aerospace Innovations with Michel Tellier, Vice President of Defense and Aerospace, Dassault Systemes

Aerospace Innovations with Michel Tellier, Vice President of Defense and Aerospace, Dassault Systemes

In this episode of our Irresistible Innovators podcast series, Renee Hopkins interviews Michel Tellier, Vice President of Defense and Aerospace at Dassault Systemes. Tellier discussed a bit about the history as well as the future of aerospace...

5 Questions with Jeffrey Phillips, Author of ‘Relentless Innovation’

Longtime blogger Jeffrey Phillips of OVO Innovation has just published Relentless Innovation, an excellent addition to the growing library of books on innovation. The chapter “The Mythology of Innovation” alone makes Relentless Innovation...