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    Leveling Up Customer Empathy at Fitbit & More

    2020-07-07T10:00:00Z

    How can teams use empathy to understand their customers? Irina Kozlovskaya , Director of Industrial Design at Fitbit , shares how her team uses empathy to design better products.

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    What Comes Back and When? Exploring Life After COVID-19

    2020-06-30T10:00:00Z

    What’s changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic? What’s likely to come back? And when? Innovation Leader’s ”What the Future Looks Like” report seeks to answer that question.

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    How R&D Keeps the CPG Industry on the Cutting-Edge

    2020-06-23T10:00:00Z

    Consumer packaged goods (CPG) describes any product that requires routine replacement — from personal care to food. No matter the item, companies in this space have to create new offerings that shoppers will buy again and again. To find out how big bets empower the process, we talked to Ranjani ...

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    Podcast: Why Corporate Innovators are Like Pirates in the Navy

    2020-06-16T10:00:00Z

    In this installment of Innovation Answered: Essentials, Tendayi Viki offers a look at his most recent book and discusses the importance of the “privateer” attitude. 

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    How AARP Keeps the 50+ Market at the Center of Innovation

    2020-06-09T10:00:00Z

    How does AARP use innovation to empower people as they age? Vice President of Product and Startup Engagement Rick Robinson explains…

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    How Changemakers Innovate Within Government Agencies

    2020-05-26T10:00:00Z

    Innovators in the public and private sectors face many of the same challenges: There’s resistance to change and internal politics that can bog down progress. However, teams in the government may have tighter budgets that come directly from tax payer dollars. These teams also face demands from both supervisors and ...

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    Running High-Performance Innovation Labs

    2020-05-19T10:00:00Z

    How have innovation labs shifted during this period of remote work? What sets labs up for success?  Linda Elkins, Chief Technical Officer of W.L. Gore’s Silicon Valley Innovation Center, shares.

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    What Corporate Venture Funds can Learn From VCs

    2020-05-12T10:00:00Z

    What are the risks when large companies dive into the venture capital game? How are venture teams responding to challenges posed by COVID-19? All that and more in this episode…

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    Creating Culture at Wayfair

    2020-05-05T10:00:00Z

    How can digitally-native companies maintain their innovative culture as they grow? To find out, we visited Wayfair’s co-founder Steve Conine at the company’s Boston office.

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    Coming Soon: Innovation Answered Season 4

    2020-04-07T15:00:00Z

    Innovation Answered’s fourth season starts May 5, 2020. Find out what you can expect to learn from the show’s producer, Kaitlin Milliken, and intern, Molli DeRosa.

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    Pursuing Innovation During COVID-19

    2020-03-31T10:00:00Z

    Experts share best practices for teams as they navigate uncertainty. Topics include shifting teams’ priorities, switching to remote work, and cultivating a “service oriented” mindset.

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    Podcast: Loonshots — Crazy Ideas that Just Might Work

    2020-03-10T10:00:00Z

    How can companies embrace risky — but potentially revolutionary — ideas? Authors Safi Bahcall and Hugh Molotsi tackle this question at Innovation Leader’s 2019 Impact event.

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    Drones, Self-Driving Cars & the Silicon Valley Problem

    2020-02-11T11:00:00Z

    While drones present a world of opportunities, these unmanned aerial vehicles face regulations across different levels of government. Chris Anderson — CEO of 3DR, a drone software company — shared his experience building and deploying drones at Innovation Leader’s 2019 Impact event. During the conversation, Anderson also discusses use cases ...

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    Failure: The Other F-Word

    2019-12-17T15:00:00Z

    Innovators often repeat the mantra, “Fail fast, fail cheap.” But is that the right approach to projects that flop? 

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    Inside the Mind of Alex Osterwalder

    2019-12-10T11:00:00Z

    “What’s the latest from the mind of Alex Osterwalder?” We sat down with Osterwalder to discuss business model innovation and the themes in his upcoming book.

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    Innovation Essentials: Revera Senior Living

    2019-12-03T11:00:00Z

    “How can teams use co-creation to innovate?” Innovation Leader’s Kaitlin Milliken discusses how the team at Revera Senior Living navigates this challenge. 

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    Inside the Supply Chain

    2019-11-19T11:00:00Z

    How can supply chain innovation deliver serious value? Guests from Retail Business Services, J&J, and MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics discuss.

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    Getting Innovation Started

    2019-11-12T11:00:00Z

    How can teams set innovation initiatives up for success? To get best practices, we sat down with guests from Marriott, Comcast NBCUniversal, and Innosight.

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    Fast Times in Quick Service

    2019-11-05T11:00:00Z

    What can we expect from the future of fast food? We sat down with Jessica Anselmi, Panera’s Director of Innovation and Category Growth, to find out…

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    Innovation Essentials: The Nature Conservancy

    2019-10-29T10:30:00Z

    ”What can corporate innovators learn from the world of non-profits?” To find out, we break down one of our articles and read it aloud for you. Listen here…