December 5, 2016


Living Labs Spark Co-Innovation in Songdo

Ben Chung from Korea Innovation Center gives updates on lessons learned after the Cisco-TAG.PASS Demo Day.

November 10, 2016


A Strong Partner Ecosystem Is the First Ingredient for IoT Success

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a critical next step for 21st century companies. But it’s also a complex, multidimensional transformation, demanding new skill sets, technologies, and business models. How...

October 11, 2016


Building Blocks to Create Your Own Successful Internal Innovation Programs

Since I started this blog series about corporate innovation and intrapreneurship, readers often ask which of my nine building blocks is most essential to mobilize an innovation disruption across an entire company. Which is the cornerstone?  Which carries the most weight? Which is most disruptive? Which impacts cultural transformation? Which turns employees into entrepreneurs? My […]

August 25, 2016


Pokémon Go: 5 Innovation Lessons from this Augmented Reality Check

Whether Pokémon Go is a fad or new franchise, the social phenomenon shows how to spot, adapt, and lead market transitions.

August 18, 2016


Interview w/ Alex Goryachev, the Mastermind behind Cisco’s Grandest Innovation Challenge

NOTE: The  conversation below on how to ignite innovation first appeared on the web site of TeskaLabs, a Europe-based security startup selected to join the IDEALondon program, powered by Cisco, DJ Thomson and University College of London. A big thanks to Cindy Dam, TeskaLab’s marketing and community manager, for permission to re-post her Q&A blog. […]

July 18, 2016


Welcome to the Co-Economy: There’s Never Been a Better Time

The world has never been more connected, and there’s never been a better opportunity for co-innovation, co-development, co-marketing, and even co-funding. The time is right for the co-economy—a trend that is reshaping how we work, live, and conduct business. Granted, some aspects of the co-economy have been around for years. I remember the idea of […]