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National Innovation Initiative (nii)

01/01/2010 |

Fellow RealInnovation Posters, Hello!Have any of you been involved with and / or aware of the work of the “National Innovation Initiative” (NII), led by the Council on Competitiveness:http://www.coRead More

National Innovation Initiative

12/11/2007 |

Praveen Gupta

In 2005 US Congress passed the innovation act with the intent of increasing research investment, increasing science and technology talent, and developing an innovation infrastructure. The legislation required to establish the President’s Council on Innovation for promoting innovation in … Read More

Microsoft National Innovation Forum – Part IV: The Album and Acknowledgements

29/09/2007 |

Praveen Gupta

Finally, thanks to everyone at the forum, and special thanks to Julie Gatzkiewicz for her superb photography!

Thanks to Simon, Joe, Don, and Shelley Stern Grach for inviting me to the Microsoft National Innovation Forum, and for granting permission to … Read More

Microsoft National Innovation Forum – Part III: Innovation Practices

28/09/2007 |

Praveen Gupta

Welcome to Day 2.

First presentation was titled Customer Needs Management in PLM given by Ed Miller, President of CIM Data. He asked if anyone knew what CIM stood for. He had to answer it, Computer Integrated Manufacturing. … Read More

Microsoft National Innovation Forum – Part II: MS Solutions

28/09/2007 |

Praveen Gupta

Don Richardson gave a presentation about innovation management.  He highlighted business challenges as follows:

  • New competition
  • Intensely increasing price and cost pressure
  • Ever shrinking product lifecycles
  • Increasing integration of the worlds economies
  • Major technology shifts

Don’s research shows … Read More

Microsoft National Innovation Forum – Part I: The Context

28/09/2007 |

Praveen Gupta

Last week I had a great opportunity to participate in an innovation forum organized by Microsoft in Redmond, WA. Participants included Microsoft’s customers, employees, and partners including affiliates, consultants, professors, and experts. Objective of the forum was to seek input … Read More