New Telecommunications and Gaming Developments

I came across the following articles on Engadget and thought they serve as a foil to the recent Unnovation Award winner:

Telecommunications – Plantronics’ Calisto Pro makes telecommuting fun

Gaming – Sony’s PlayTV turns your PS3 into a TV tuner / DVR, plus VoIP on PSP


And finally, another article on Engadget hypothesizes that worldwide sales of the Nintendo’s Wii (mainly due to strength in Japan) will soon surpass that of the XBox360. This is further validation that Nintendo’s strategic innovation of being “good enough” on the value dimension of graphics quality and exceeding expectations on value dimensions such as interactive play and casual gaming have proven to be a better strategy than competing on the traditional value dimensions of graphics power and extendability like PS3 and XBox360.


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Braden KelleyBraden Kelley is a Social Business Architect and the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons. Braden is also a popular innovation speaker and trainer, and advises companies on embedding innovation across the organization and how to attract and engage customers, partners, and employees.

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Braden Kelley is a Design Thinking, Innovation and Transformation Consultant, a popular innovation speaker and workshop leader, and helps companies use Human-Centered Change™ to beat the 70% change failure rate. He is the author of Charting Change from Palgrave Macmillan and Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons. Braden has been advising companies since 1996, while living and working in England, Germany, and the United States. Braden earned his MBA from top-rated London Business School. Follow him on Twitter and Linkedin.

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