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: Creating a Pipeline of Innovation Ideas - Listener contribution: Kevin Williams of the Middle Management Lobotomy Podcast ( Segment 2: Weak Signal - Tryvertising Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week For more information, please visit
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Dateline: Cupertino, CA and Albuquerque, NM Segment 1: Cost Benefit Analysis - What are the 'costs' for using your product/service? - What are the 'benefits' to your user? - Validate by observation Segment 2: Observations from Listeners - What 'jar' have you put yourself in? Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week Segment 4: Listener Question For more information, visit
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Dateline: Washington, D.C. Segment 1: Futurecasting - Define a future - Document it (competitors, customers, industries, governments, etc.) - Link it back to the 'current' - Define the alternative paths to get to this future - Challenge yourself on what you would do different today Segment 2: Weak Signal - India (Listener Contribution) from Rushikesh Kulkarni Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week (Listener Contribution) from Allister Keast For more information, visit
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Dateline: Houston, TX Segment 1: Team Diversity From Tom Kelly's new book - "The Ten Faces of Innovations" - The Anthropologist - The Experimenter - The Cross-Pollinator - The Hurdler - The Collaborator - The Director - The Experience Architect - The Set Designer - The Sotryteller - The Caregiver Some additional diversity that I've found creative ...... - The Poet - The "...but" person - The "wild one" - The "young one" - The "grey wisdom" Segement 2: Email comments & questions Segment 3: Killer Questions of the Week For more information, please visit
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