Category Archives: Innovation education

Using your Social Media Community to innovate

Was Mark Schaefer’s wonderful SocialSlam really eight years ago? I still use my talk about using your social media community to crowdsource innovation in my social media marketing class.  

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My very favorite #books on #innovation : A to I

I decided to create a list of my 10 favorite innovation books…but came up with 15. It was hard enough to narrow the list to nearly 10 – no way I was going to try to rank order them. So … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Theory of Innovation

Over the past 50 years, researchers have learned a lot about innovation. Do you have thoughts about a theory of Innovation? Continue reading

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Innovation in Higher Ed: Who is the customer?

Innovation in education is difficult due to the divisions that make cross-discipline cooperation rare as well as a lack of focus on the user. Continue reading

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Innovation: Week in Review Sept 18, 2010

Interesting articles, blogs and tweets on innovation that came to my attention this week: Innovation in Education I focused my Friday tweets on issues in education. Many twitter friends seemed to agree that innovation is especially hard in education because … Continue reading

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More on the UIC Center; Product Innovation

I have written about the UIC Innovation Center (sponsored by Motorola) and the multi-discipline (MBA-Design-Engineering) class on product innovation offered by the center before. “Housed in a former grocery store on the UIC campus, the center has flexible space, industrial … Continue reading

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UIC Innovation Center: NPD Education

A cross-discipline approach to innovation education A week ago Friday the UIC Innovation center held an open house and reception for academics attending the AMA Summer conference in Chicago. Al Page, professor of Marketing at the University of Illinois at … Continue reading

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