Archives: May 2006

Are CEOs A Tech Gap in Themselves? You Bet.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 30

The more I listen and learn, the more I'm convinced that members of the corporate elite of America are technologically backward and a threat to their own companies. Outside the...

Big Core77 Design Conference in San Francisco Coming Up.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 30

It's just a week away so if you are in San Francisco on June 6, check out this great design and innovation conference by our partners, core77. It's rare to...

Claudia Kotchka's Blogs.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 30

P&G's super innovation driver Claudia Kotchka has been a huge help in shaping our new magazine IN-Inside Innovation. She advised us on how to fill the white space and show...

INside Innovation--Lessons Learned From Open-Sourcing Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 26

So we pushed the button on the IN cover an hour early (this is a very big deal in publishing since it gets you to the printing presses on time...

INside Innovation--Down to the Wire.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 26

We're hours away from pushing the button (or whatever production does) and sending the premier issue of IN--Inside Innovation to the printers. And guess what? We're still debating the cover...

Going to the Printer with IN-Inside Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 26

It's close to finished and I'm looking at the pages on the wall and it is simply breathtaking--our baby is about to go out into the world and we just...

Korean Companies Innovate in India.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 26

Looks like Korean companies like LG and Samsung are doing great in the Indian market. According to the IFC Innovations in Emerging Markets site: "Korean companies have also invested time...

The Commoditization of Celebrity.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 24

At last week's Design Strategy conference put on by Patrick Whitney's IIT Institute of Design, I had an epiphany (after listening to the great presentations by Motorola's Jim Wickes and...

An Incredible Navy Ship Just Passed By.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 24

So I'm working away here on INside Innovation and looking out over the Hudson River and this amazing ship just passed by. This is what the site has to say...

Launching INside Innovation--Getting Close to The End.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 24

My hands hurt from so much editing and writing, my family barely remembers me and lots of people are angry at me--secretaries for taking over their office for the Innovation...

Design Week in NYC--ICFF, New Apple Store And New Innovation Magazine--INside Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 21

It's all happening at once this week and in a weird way, all these design threads are coming together. So after working on the insightful column by Google's Marissa Mayer...

Racing to Complete IN: Inside Innovation Magazine.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 20

We go to press in days with a whole new magazine dedicated to helping execs build innovative cultures and life is frantic. Working with Modernista is exhilerating. It's producing an...

YouTube Marketing.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 19

Check out this fascinating imagery from YouTube. It could be the future of marketing (or just a lot of plain fun). YouTube is terrific....

Hot Insights From The Institute of Design Conference.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 18

I had to cut short my Patrick Whitney ID conference to get back to work on the launch of INside Innovation but I certainly got a huge amount of new...

Patrick Whitney's Design Strategy Conference is Happening Now.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 16

I'm in Chicago, heading over to the IIT Institute of Design's Strategy Conference cocktail bash/welcome. I'm hoping to meet up with some of the speakers and participants, like Ben Tsiang,...

Backstory: How We Designed The New INside Innovation Magazine.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 15

INside Innovation is coming out soon. It will be a quarterly at first, stitched inside Business Week with issue #1 hitting the stands on June 9, with two more issues...

Big Core77 Design Conference in San Francisco Coming Up.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 15

Our very own Jessie Scanlon, curator of the Innovation & Design channel, will be leading a panel at the upcoming Core77 Design 2.0 conference in San Francisco on June 6....

Business Week Is Launching INside Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 14

I've been keeping it a secret but word is getting out so it's time to simply say that pretty soon you're going to see something spectacularly amazing, insightful and useful--INside...

Social Networking and Identity.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 12

Jessi Hempel is joining Jessie Scanlon (who had an amazing panel with GE Healthcare's new Global Design chief Lew Lenzi -- ex Thompson--and Sam Farber of OXO and Copco fame...

Are You Sick of The Notion of "Experience? What Comes Next? Try The Notion of "Identity."

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 10

I know this brilliant socio-linguist who's a professor at Columbia University and she had this incredibly paradigm-shifting insight yesterday. She said "you're always talking about experience, the consumer experience, as...

A New Ranking on Global Design From Helsinki--Where They Know Design.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 09

Check out this new report from Finland: "New Designium Publication: Global Design Watch A new report by Designium looks at the design policies of countries selected for the study. The...

Branding and Innovation in India.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 08

Two very sophisticated analyses of what is happening inside India by extremely knowledgeable people--Brad Nemer of Motorola, the insightful Niti Bhan and Manjeet Kripilani, BW's top Indian correspondent who appears...

IBM, Whirlpool, OXO, Pentagram and the Brooklyn Bowery--An Inside Look At How Design and Innovation Really work.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 07

The hottest business and design conference in New York this week is the one that has IBM's Lee Green, Whirlpool's Chuck Jones, Pentagram's Paula Scher, COPCO/OXO's Sam Farber, Milton Glaser...

Google, TiVo and Others Won At The GEL Conference.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 04

Here's the scoop (at least for 10 minutes before Mark Hurst gets it up on his blog). Winners are Google, TiVo and a tie between del.icio.us & Heifer. Google's Marrisa...

Amazing Power From Fiat.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 03

Wow. Check out Metacool, Diego Rodriquez's blog, for an amazing display of auto-power from Fiat. And check out his items on the class he teaches at the Stanford D-School plus...

A Really Great Blog For Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 02

Check out Mark Vanderbeeken's redesigned blog putting people first. It focuses on consumer experiences but has a lot more interesting stuff on innovation. The redesign is beautifully done. Clear information...

With Oil Prices So High, Why Don't We Have A Recession?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 01

Conventional economic wisdom says that with oil prices spiking up into the $70-$80 a barrel range, we should be having a recession. Oil acts as a huge tax and it...

Google and Gel.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on May 01

If you're in New York City this week, you might try and snag a ticket to the GEL (Good Experience Live) conference and awards ceremony on Wednesday night put on...

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Want to stop talking about innovation and learn how to make it work for you? Bruce Nussbaum takes you deep into the latest thinking about innovation and design with daily scoops, provocative perspectives and case studies. Nussbaum is at the center of a global conversation on the growing discipline of innovation and the deepening field of design thinking. Read him to discover what social networking works—and what doesn’t. Discover where service innovation is going and how experience design is shaping up. Learn which schools are graduating the most creative talent and which consulting firms are the hottest. And get his take on what the smartest companies are doing in the U.S., Asia and Europe, far ahead of the pack.

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