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Kobayashi Maru Thinking: Closing an Innovation Gap
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Mark A Hart, NPDP | Released: August 7, 2011, 2:00 pm
Perhaps you have heard the following riddle. If it takes one woman nine months to produce a baby, can nine women produce a baby in one month? Many people come to the conclusion that there is not a clever answer to this riddle. In addition, they find a bit of humor in the way the riddle is...
Innovation, Power, and "The Decision" of Lebron James
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Chris Dolan | Released: July 28, 2011, 8:35 am
We all like to believe that we are pretty good judges of ideas. We think we can objectively evaluate an idea based on its merits and recognize a creative solution, an innovative breakthrough, or a smart decision. When it comes to spotting the brilliant idea, we, like Potter Stewart...
Let's just not hire them
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Michael Koppelmann | Released: July 25, 2011, 11:45 am
In my previous post 9 Essential Characteristics of an Innovation Candidate I attempted to break-in my new PDMA blog with a practical guide to what I have seen make up a great Innovation or Product Manager. As it was my first post...
9 Essential Characteristics of an Innovation Candidate
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Michael Koppelmann | Released: July 7, 2011, 11:35 am
As the idea of innovation grows within corporate culture, both as a true practice and just as often as a term to be sprinkled about like so much PowerPoint seasoning, many companies are getting serious about making a cultural shift toward product creativity as a goal. While the majority of these...
The Need for Portfolio Management in the Co-Creation Process
Blog: PDMA Blog | Posted By: Zach Friedman | Released: June 28, 2011, 3:25 pm
I think Michael Norton, Jack Nickell, and Zach Smith said it best when they collectively claimed that co-creation is "opesociacollaberaticreatinnovatcrowdsourccommunitengagementifaction".
The question is, which model is best?