30 11, 2016

Introducing the new Idea to Value Podcast

By | November 30th, 2016|Podcasts|0 Comments

Hi everyone and welcome to the brand new Idea to Value podcast. A lot of people have been asking me for months whether I would consider putting my knowledge and insights of creativity and innovation into a Podcast, which people could listen to whenever and wherever they liked. Some people also tell me they learn [...]

17 11, 2016

Innovation pioneer Dieter Rams’ “Ten principles for good design”

By | November 17th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

If you work in design or innovation, you might not necessarily have heard of Dieter Rams. But you will have definitely felt his impact in the design principles which underlay much of his work. Rams is renowned for his "less, but better" design philosophy, which helped him design a number of iconic products for both [...]

15 11, 2016

Adobe just demonstrated “Photoshop for voice” and I now can’t trust anymore

By | November 15th, 2016|Curiosity|0 Comments

For decades, people have been able to improve the quality of pictures using image editing software like Adobe Photoshop. Now, Adobe has just demonstrated a new tool they are working on, which could have an even bigger impact. It's called VoCo, and it analyses people's speech soundwaves to make it easy to change what a [...]

11 11, 2016

FREE Webinar: Becoming even more creative (detailed training with Q&A)

By | November 11th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

Register Now Hi everyone, I want to say a big thank you to everyone who has signed up so far for the How to become even more creative training. It's been such a delight to see how much people love it and the messages I'm getting about how it has cleared up a lot of confusing [...]

10 11, 2016

Innovation by design is better than innovation forced

By | November 10th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

Some companies are born innovative, some achieve innovation and others have innovation thrust upon them. To be innovative at birth is a fine start for a company and to carry on innovating throughout its existence will make for a longer, richer life. To achieve innovation is a conscious process of directed change - of strategies, [...]

8 11, 2016

Innovation is Potent Leadership

By | November 8th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

You can't outsource the important things. After working with more than 100 clients, we have noted one of the most critical factors in the success of an innovation project: if you outsource all of the work on your innovation projects, they will fail. It doesn’t matter if you use our humble Studio or a 7-figure [...]

4 11, 2016

New insights on how your creativity decreases as you get older

By | November 4th, 2016|Creativity|0 Comments

I couldn't wait to teach you some amazing insights I recently found out on how creativity evolves over time, so I just grabbed by phone and shot this quick video for you. I also put together a much more detailed video on the research if you want the real juicy insights, and how it says [...]

4 11, 2016

Microsoft Reinvented the PC – Enter Surface Studio

By | November 4th, 2016|Creativity|0 Comments

Today, it seems that every social or age group of buyers is divided into dozens of subcategories for which the computer manufacturers create new models. The diversification of computer market has led to the production of various types of models in the last few years. Since Microsoft commenced a more dynamic stage of innovative development, [...]

28 10, 2016

Microsoft retakes the innovation crown with its new focus on creativity

By | October 28th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

Up until a few years ago, experts in the innovation space were using Microsoft as a case study for failing to innovate. They showed how Microsoft had "missed the boat" on several important technological trends, including losing search to Google, smartphones to Apple, operating systems and Office to Web 2.0 applications and apps to both [...]

27 10, 2016

A tribute to Robert Brands, one of our authors who sadly passed away

By | October 27th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

This week, I received the sad news that the innovation community has lost a dear colleague. I recently found out that Robert Brands passed away on an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) weekend, doing what he loved: being adventurous. Robert was a frequent writer for Idea to Value, and a much-loved member of the worldwide innovation [...]

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