August 28, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Put Down The Mouse And Step Away From The Computer

As someone who’s been steeped in the culture of innovation most of my career and in Silicon Valley for the last 15 years of my career, I sometimes find that those two ethos’s (ethii?) sometimes compete with each other. After all, the Silicon Valley ethos is one of entrepreneurs sacrificing all sorts of things (social life,… Read More »

August 27, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

The Top 100 Least Innovative Companies

Now, you didn’t really think that this was going to be a post with a list of the top 100 least innovative companies in it, did you? I mean, how would I go about doing that anyways – call up companies that I think are not innovating and ask if they want to be on this… Read More »

August 25, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

What Kind Of Innovation Is That?

Last week, Forbes reported that the father of disruptive innovation, Clayton Christensen, who wrote the original text on innovation – The Innovator’s Dilemma, said that he may have regretted the use of the word “disruptive”, and may now be working to replace it with something like “quantum” instead. Methinks that people are having a bit […]

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August 11, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Chief Innovation Officers? We Don’t Need No Stinking…

Lately, it’s become de rigueur for companies to create the position of Chief Innovation Officer. Which is great, because, you think, that they have finally realized that innovation is truly important and fully worthy of having a full-time body in the C-Suite totally dedicated to innovation. So I ask you, what is the CEO doing? […]

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