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Collaborative Culture of Kindness #BIF8

Collaborative Culture of Kindness #BIF8

“In an era of change and turmoil, it’s the small gestures of compassion that have the biggest impact,” said William C. Taylor, author of Practically Radical, at BIF8. Taylor, the founding editor of Fast Company magazine, has been writing...
Six Ways the Trek Bicycle Company Collaborates with Customers

Six Ways the Trek Bicycle Company Collaborates with Customers

For decades it was common practice for designers to create product ideas and take them to a manager or design team for review. Designers would gulp down critics’ feedback,  revise, then send the specs on to the engineering team for development. Today,...
IBM

CMO 2.0 Conversation with John Kennedy, VP of Corporate Marketing at IBM

My CMO 2.0 conversation with John Kennedy, the head of corporate marketing at IBM, was a truly great discussion. John started his marketing career at one of the best on-the-job training companies for branding — Proctor Gamble, where he worked...
You say you want to be a Media Company

Wish for a Day: You contend we wish to be a Media Company

As a Beatles said: You contend we wish a revolution Well, we know We all wish to change a world You tell me that it’s evolution And many companies contend a wish to be a media company: Many companies contend they are opposite since they are...
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Collaborative Innovation Summit #BIF8 Highlights from #Innochat

Last week, Renee Hopkins, Jill Hart, Eli Stefanski and I attended the Business Innovation Factory’s Collaborative Innovation Summit.  Today, Renee hosted an InnoChat on Twitter as a way for people to share the great ideas they got from...
Phil Clement

CMO 2.0 Conversation with Phil Clement, CMO at Aon

My CMO 2.0 conversation with Phil Clement, who is the CMO at Aon was truly enlightening. Phil is an anthropologist by training with a background in econometrics as well — which makes for an interesting mix. Throughout his career, Phil has...
Stairway to the sky

Interesting learnings from CMO’s and CIO’s

I have recently had the pleasure to interview several CMO’s and CIO’s, including the CMO’s at SAP, Macy’s and Aon and the CIO for the US GSA, and the VP of innovation at IBM. You can listen to the podcasts on the CMO 2.0 site and the...
Thought of the Day - Intrepreneurial Spirit

Thought of the Day: Intrepreneurial Spirit

Last week at the Digital Strategy Innovation Summit, I listened to Gabe Vehovsky, SVP of Digital Strategy from Discovery Communications. He talked about innovation and a company’s ability to combine Entrepreneurs, who are good in exploring...
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...
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BuzzCar: A New Collaborative Organizational Structure #BIF8

Robin Chase, founder of ZipCar and now of BuzzCar, talked at the Business Innovation Factory’s Summit today about a new type of organizational structure – a structure that’s based on collaboration. Chase’s BuzzCar is what she calls a...