Interview with SPIKE Award Winner Kimberly-Clark

Interview with SPIKE Award Winner Kimberly-Clark – Jim Brown interviews Steve Paljieg of Kimberley-Clark on receiving the SPIKE award for use of social media and social technology in product innovation for their MomInspired program. Click the title to view the site on SPIKE! sponsor Kalypso‘s site.  

Social Business – What if Facebook Didn’t Fail for Product Development?

How can social computing solve product lifecycle management (PLM) problems? Here’s a peek into some research, Issue in Focus: Social Business Collaboration and the Product Lifecycle: Combining the Power of Social Media with PLM, that helps clarify things a bit. I’ll start with some of my thoughts on the value of social computing for product

Podcast: Interview with 2011 Spike Award for Manufacturing Winner Madison Electric Products

I had the chance to talk with … Rob Fisher of Madison Electric Products following the 2011 Spike Summit. Amy Kenly of Kalypso presented his company with the Spike Award for Manufacturing for theirs Sparks Innovation Center. I think you will enjoy hearing about the opportunity that they saw and how they took advantage of

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