If you are looking for "just the facts" without any spin or someone trying to sell you something, these webinars are just for you. We will distill industry studies and practices in the areas of breakthrough and disruptive innovation, KPIs for innovation, and selected innovation best practices into three concise one-hour courses.
On the third Thursday of July, August, and September 2018, please consider joining us at 2:00 PM Eastern Time for a one hour synthesis of three important innovation areas. The webinar will present the essence of the subject matter on each topic and provide complete references, citations, and additional sources of information so that you can dive deeper into any specific topic where you wish further information.
For nineteen years Brad Goldense taught graduate students in the Masters in Engineering Management at The Gordon Institute of Tufts University Executive Program, while managing researcher full time. Mr. Goldense has consulted to over two-hundred companies industrial and high-tech companies, and worked in over five-hundred manufacturing locations over his forty-year career. A pioneer in productivity measurement in R&D and product development, Mr. Goldense has helped companies increase their stock prices and market cap through improved innovation productivity. His focus in The Innovation Performance 10-9-8 Webinar Series will be to empower you with a deeper understanding of topics that you may already be familiar with, and he will likely introduce you to some new topics that you can put to work for your company and your career.
The 10-9-8 Webinars
10 Techniques That Achieve Breakthrough Innovation
This webinar focuses on ten differentiable techniques that have evolved since Clayton Christensen first coined "Disruptive Innovation" in the 1990s. These ten techniques are all disruptive in some way across the spectrum of disruption: Breakthrough, Disruptive, Radical, Transformational, New-To-The-World, New-To-The-Industry, and Next Generation.
[The Innovation Performance 10-9-8 Webinar Series: 1 of 3 - COMPLETED on July 26, 2018]
9 KPIs That Capture Innovation Performance
This webinar focuses on nine Key Performance Indicators [KPIs] that together capture the lion's share of overall innovation performance. These nine KPIs span investment levels, innovation levels, execution ability, productivity, and overall business performance.
[The Innovation Performance 10-9-8 Webinar Series: 2 of 3 - COMPLETED on August 23, 2018]
8 Practices That Boost Corporate Innovation
This webinar focuses on eight processes, tools, and techniques that are known to increase innovation creativity and execution, and/or the value of investments in innovation, in corporations. Some are strategic and soft in nature, such as communication and messaging. Some are tactical, such as combining products and IP in business plans. Others are process-oriented and spur raw innovation or the early detection of errors.
[The Innovation Performance 10-9-8 Webinar Series: 3 of 3 - COMPLETED on September 27, 2018]
Each one-hour program is produced to standards consistent with top business and technical presentations at thought-leading industry conferences, and recorded live. The editing process removes any small errata that occur, pauses and the like, and adds music to professionalize the lead-in and trailer. There is no promotion, advertising, marketing, or sales elements to the programs, zero. Each program is 100% educational content that is underpinned by fact-based research, both primary (custom) research and secondary research.
Proper bibliographic references are provided for all cited content, directly on the page it occurs, enabling participants to see the source as the subject is presented; and then to be able to directly find the original source after the program completes. Each slide deck has a registered ISBN number and copyright.
Mr Brad Goldense,
Brad Goldense has been focusing on the strategies, tactics, and operations of product management, development, and manufacturing since the 1980s.
He has authored over 300 publications and consulted to over 200 companies across the world. Some 500 companies have participated in his seminars and masterclasses. Mr. Goldense has a BSCE from Brown University and an MBA in Finance from Cornell University and four decades of experience in engineering and management.
Brad has spoken in hundreds of settings and was a faculty member in the graduate engineering executive program at Tufts University for two decades. Certified New Product Development Professional, Certified Manufacturing Engineer, Certified Production and Inventory Management, and Certified Computer Professional credentials underpin the presentation of the one-hour programs.