Archives: August 2006

YouTube Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 30

Stop what you are doing and check this out on YouTube. You find creativity and innovation in the most unlikely places. And fun. OK. Who are these guys? Are they...

Here Comes IN2--Issue #2 of Inside Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 30

We're in the zone, in the flow, in the last part of the race where you are in that special place of pure joy of creativity that Mihaly Csikszentimihalyi talks...

Indigenous Indian Innovation--What Native Americans Can Teach Us.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 23

I'd like to make a bet that sometime in the next five years, indigenous indian innovation will become hot in fashion, food, contemporary art, and, most important, business culture. Just...

For Innovation, Forget Milan And Go To Sante Fe"s Indian Market.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 22

I've just returned from an innovation conference that was among the best I've ever attended--the annual Indian Market in Sante Fe. I'll talk more about it later, but I want...

Terrorism Is Changing The Dynamic of Air Travel. Take The Halo, Not the Plane.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 14

For business travelers, the new dynamic of travel, especially to Britain and probably around the world in general, is making that travel increasingly problematic. An innovation gap has opened up...

Iran's President Starts His Own Blog But Iranian Bloggers Are Being Detained.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 14

I read Aljazeera.com to see the world through the narrative of the victimized, aggrieved Middle East (that's the historic and cultural story of so many in that region) and this...

Nissan Design Get Tax Credits In The UK.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 11

Nissan is being able to claim tax credits for its investments in design in Britain. This could prove very important for Europe--and possibly the US. The Cox report suggested using...

Happy Birthday IBM PC--25 Years Old.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 11

Hmmm. On August 12, 1981, IBM launched the IBM 5150. It cost $1,565.00 and had 16k of memory. Think of that. For that price today, you can buy a computer...

Columbia Journalism School Needs Lessons In Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 11

People like to learn from mistakes--preferably made by others--so the extraordinary mistake just made by the prestigious Columbia Journalism School in cutting its fast-growing online operation CJRDaily.com to try and...

The ultra-fast Swedish Koenigsegg CC--From INside Innovation to YouTube.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 10

We ran a big piece on the remarkable Swedish car, the Koenigsegg CC, in the first issue of IN and now there is a video of the car in motion...

Al Queda in Heathrow, Hezbollah in Lebanon, Bombers in Mubai, Terrorists in Iraq--There is a Need For Greater Innovation In Military Defense.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 10

News out of London of yet another serious Al Queda attempt to kill thousands of people by blowing them up in airplanes, more rocket attacks on Israel and battles in...

Google Has Media Madness.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 08

I hear Google is planning to open a large space in New York's hot Chelsea area and the huge deal with Rupert Murdoch's New Corp. to provide search services and...

Second Life's Virtual World Attracts W Hotels, American Apparel and Other Corporations.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 07

Back in June, the amazingly capable Reena Jana who writes and edits for the Innovation & Design channel, did a terrific story on how American Apparel was using Second Life...

BP's Green Brand Image Hit By Alaska Oil Spills.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 07

British Petroleum has done more to shift its Big Oil image to that of an eco-friendly energy giant than any other large oil company but it's history of accidents and...

Bono Buys Into Forbes, Launches Product Red in US and Expands His Brand.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 07

U2 singer Bono, aka Paul David Hewson, is on a fascinating capitalist roll, buying into Forbes.com and Forbes magazine through an entertainment private equity fund called Elevation Partners . At...

Starbucks And Jet Blue--You Are Losing Me.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 04

Starbucks stock price isn't doing too well, and neither is JetBlue's, while other cX companies (companies that give good consumer experience) have strong earnings and strength in the stock market....

Innovation Pays Off--P&G Gets Great Earnings.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 02

Evidence is piling up that innovation/design/creativity pay off on the bottom line and Procter & Gamble's latest earnings are but the latest proof. Let me quote CBS MarketWatch on this:...

The French Read Blogs More Than Americans, Brits And Just About Everyone.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 02

Jeff Jarvis over at BuzzMachine has this fascinating item on the French obsession with blogging--and he sources an Indian site for the information, so welcome to the global society. Newswatch...

Kodak Struggles With Innovating Its Business Model.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 01

Of all the forms of innovation out there, surely business model innovation is the most difficult and Kodak's travails show why. The old fllm maker has been trying to make...

India Rejects The $100 Laptop.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on August 01

The $100 (actually it's up to $140) laptop for children at the BOP--Bottom of the Pyramid-- is taking a sharp hit with the rejection by India of the entire concept....

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