Innovation Quarterly – Spring 2014

This edition of the Innovation Quarterly shares news of upcoming and recent events of interest to anyone involved in improving innovative capability in their organization. Please check these out.

How to Succeed at Strategic Innovation

In April 2014 Larry Schmitt gave 2 webcasts to national audiences on “Succeeding at Strategic Innovation”, one for The Conference Board and another for Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) members and guests. In these webcasts, Larry discusses what it takes to get an organization comfortable with opportunities that push an organization’s boundaries. For more detail, read Succeeding at Strategic Innovation or watch the recording.

Upcoming Events for Innovation Executives

Front End of Innovation Conference

Larry Schmitt, CEO The Inovo Group is presenting on “Succeeding at Strategic Innovation” at the Front End Innovation (FEI) conference in Boston May 13 – 15th. Come listen to his talk at 2:45PM on Wednesday, May 14th and stop by our booth at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The Inovo Group is a sponsor of the FEI 2014conference.

Industrial Research Institute Annual Meeting

The Inovo Group is a sponsor of the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) Annual Meeting in Boston May 19-22. Stop by our booth during the Tech Fair, May 20th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at The Sheraton Hotel Boston.

The Conference Board Innovation Master Class

Brian Christian president of The Inovo Group will be joining a panel to discuss Solutions to Your Biggest Innovation Challenges. This session is part of theConference Board Innovation Master Class on June 11 at the 3M Innovation Center, St. Paul, MN.  The panelists will offer expert advice on questions submitted by attendees. Brian will be joined by Michelle Proctor, Director of Innovation, FedEx Corporation, Bob Berkopec, V.P. Innovation, Optum, Lisa Lavin, CEO, Anser Innovation LLC, A United Health Group Company, and Dan Mallin, CEO, Magnet 360 and Founder, Minnesota Cup.

The Inovo Group Annual Innovation Summit

This September, we will be hosting our 4th annual Innovation Summit in Chicago Illinois. This is an invitation-only opportunity for up to 30 innovation peers across industries to pose tough questions and debate creative answers about the innovation topics that matter to them.

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