The fuel of an innovation pipeline is ideas. Most organizations have one or more ways of collecting ideas, which then feed into a “prioritization funnel.” That’s simply another way of saying a big list of ideas is filtered down to a smaller, more manageable list.
Talking is part of being human, and conversation generates energy between humans that starts our cognitive wheels spinning. Creativity is cultivated through conversations, and innovation feeds off of creativity.
by Eric Braun, Head of Innovation, Intralinks Recently, I was asked to give a keynote presentation at the annual global conference on M&A Tax by Arco Verhulst, Global Head of Deal Advisory at KPMG. He wanted me to discuss technology that is here today and coming soon that will have an impact on the way … Continue reading Intro to How AI Can Impact Work in M&A
I’m a startup guy, which means I thrive on everything outside the box. I seek out and devour everything innovation. But what is “innovation”? It’s such a 21st Century buzz word that everyone who wants to be cool uses to describe themselves and what they do. After a while, some of us learn to decipher what’s … Continue reading Matchmaking Between Startups and Big Companies at Innovate Celebrate 2018
By Hailey Serna | July 12, 2018 A few weeks back, I spoke to Eric Braun about his experience in the entrepreneurship community and specifically as an advisors of the Summer Venture Program. Our conversation was wonderful and I wanted to share a bit of it with you. What is your role in the Summer Venture Program and … Continue reading SVP Advisor Profile: Eric Braun
Technology is changing rapidly, and many companies are eager to implement solutions that will improve their productivity. Corporate technology leaders understand how their organizations can benefit, but the big unknowns are how to predict the future, how to get staff to adapt and how to understand the impact of technology on the workforce and the … Continue reading Corporate America, Automation and the Future of Work
After years of a less than enthusiastic experience with Siri, I had momentarily given up on voice recognition technology. Sure, I had followed Alexa and Google Home a bit but I was not ready to take the plunge. Then this Christmas, in the guise of my daughter, Santa brought me a Google Home device. This … Continue reading OK People, Meet OK-Google