Killer Innovations with Phil McKinney
An award-winning podcast that looks at the innovations that are changing our lives and how their innovators used creativity and design to take their raw idea and create game-changing products or services. Phil McKinney, retired CTO of HP and the creator, and host of Killer Innovations has been credited with forming and leading multiple teams that FastCompany and BusinessWeek list as one of the “50 Most Innovative”. His recognition includes Vanity Fair naming him the “The Innovation Guru”, MSNBC and Fox Business calling him "The Gadget Guy" and the San Jose Mercury News dubbing him the "chief seer".
Dateline: Washington D.C. Segment 1: Emergent Innovations Basic characteristics ... - Culture of experimentation/risk taking - Self organizing knowledge systems (e.g. Wiki, Blogs, Communities) - Strong network of relationships - Multiple skills (diversity) - Flexible team structures - Simple rules (min specification, diffusion of authority, widespread availability of info) - Minimize boundries Emergent Innovation example: Segment 2: Weak Signals - Using stats ... - Trends in management -vs- population trends Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week HOMEWORK ASIGNMENT!!!: Send an email to that describes: - How have you used the information from the podcasts? - What (if any) has been the inpact? For more information ... visit
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