Podcast: Interviewing 2011 Spike Award for Technology Winner CDC Software

I had the chance to talk with … Robert Roy of CDC Software following the 2011 Spike Summit. Amy Kenly of Kalypso presented CDC Software with the Spike Award for Technology based on their use of social strategies, processes and supporting technologies to improve innovation, product management, and product development. Rob provided some great insight

Podcast: Interview with 2011 Spike Award Winner Diamond Candles

I had the chance to talk with … Justin Winter of Diamond Candles following the 2011 Spike Summit. Amy Kenly of Kalypso presented Diamond Candles with the Spike Award for CPG (consumer packaged goods) based on their use of social strategies, processes and supporting technologies to improve innovation and product development. Justin provided some great

Good Thinking on Social Computing for Product Development

I would like to give you a quick peek into some blog posts by Evan Yares on social product innovation that I think are worth sharing, and that bring up a good question. Where will social solutions for engineering and product development actually come from? For those of you that know me, I have been

Tech-Clarity TV: Speak your Mind on Social Product Innovation – 2011 Spike People’s Choice Award

Hear Jim Brown invite manufacturers to vote in the 2011 Spike Awards. The Spike Awards, run by leading innovation consulting firm Kalypso, rewards companies for using social computing processes and technology to improve product innovation, product development, and product management. Jim Brown is acting as a judge for the awards for the second year in

Mythbust Social Computing in Innovation – Fad, Future, or Fail?

This is an invitation to speak your mind on the use of social computing in product innovation, product development, and engineering. I have the honor of helping one of my favorite innovation and PLM consulting firms, Kalypso, with some new research. Please take our survey on using social media for product innovation now. My Thoughts

Innovation in an Innovation Event – Pipeline2011

What I learned this week … was that there is still innovation in innovation-focused events! Last year, I heard from two separate friends about a new event they participated in that they thought was fantastic. Instead of the usual physical conference, they attended a virtual event. This wasn’t the first virtual event I had heard