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Welcome to Innovation+ Talks. Each week our host, Paul Heller talks at the executive level about how strategic innovation and new product development are essential for thriving in the modern marketplace. Paul is regularly joined by top executives and cross-industry thought leaders who share their unique insights and key learnings garnered from decades of experience.

Innovation Talks Paul Heller

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Welcome to Innovation+ Talks. Each week our host, Paul Heller talks at the executive level about how strategic innovation and new product development are essential for thriving in the modern marketplace. Paul is regularly joined by top executives and cross-industry thought leaders who share their unique insights and key learnings garnered from decades of experience.

    Realm of Sustainability

    Realm of Sustainability

    Jeffrey Whitford joins me today to discuss the realm of sustainability. He shares how companies can drive sustainability through energy efficiency, renewables, product design, materials, and packaging. He highlights the importance of investing in non-profit organizations and having access to high-quality education. Jeffrey divulges the processes of leveraging data and using the DOZN Tool to utilize the 12 principles of green chemistry.

    • 37 min
    EIM vs PPM

    EIM vs PPM

    Mike Bauer joins me today to discuss Enterprise Innovation Management(EIM) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM). He shares insights from relearning product innovation and lifecycle management, including core roles that exist regardless of the product. Mike explores aspirational roles and decision-making across portfolio, project, product, strategy, and ideation. He defines EIM and PPM, revealing their differences and similarities.

    • 36 min
    Agility in Innovation

    Agility in Innovation

    Kathy Iberle joins me today to discuss agility in innovation. She shares how Agile came about and the advantages of taking a feature-by-feature approach to innovation and testing. Kathy reveals how to take Agile and successfully use it in hybrid software/hardware projects. She explains how the global complexities of the supply change and Covid shutdowns hamper product development and production.

    • 31 min
    Rapid Learning Cycles

    Rapid Learning Cycles

    Katherine Radeka joins me today to discuss rapid learning cycles. She explains why innovation programs often create disappointing results and identifies when decision-making should occur during the innovation process. She describes how rapid learning cycles leverage agile and lean principles for physical product decision-making. Katherine also offers advice on getting started with rapid learning cycles and divulges the details of her upcoming book, When Agile Gets Physical.

    • 34 min
    Product Led Growth

    Product Led Growth

    John Mansour joins me today to discuss product-led growth. He describes the product-led growth business model and explains how it is more straightforward for businesses starting from the ground-up. He reveals the implications of product-led growth from a product management standpoint. John divulges the process of gathering and implementing requirements and underscores how support services need to become personal as individual customers reach critical mass.

    • 33 min
    Enabling the Next Generation to Innovate Family Businesses

    Enabling the Next Generation to Innovate Family Businesses

    Nadine joins me today to discuss enabling the next generation to innovate family businesses. She reveals why family businesses experience different innovation dilemmas from corporations and the emotional hurdles in play. Nadine shares where family firms find funding for new ventures and innovation and discloses why perspectives have changed significantly in the last few years.

    • 34 min

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A series of expert talks on the future of innovation

With digital disruption accelerating and impacting all industry sectors, successful and radical innovation is more important than ever. This series of expert talks is an invaluable resource for business leaders.

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