BiF-4 Insights – Terry Pierce – Office of Homeland Security

HSARPA – 10% of budget in disruptive innovation

  • Disruptive Innovation Group
    • Air Force Academy
      • 4,000 Bachelor of Science (B.S.) students
      • They do social networking
        • World of Warcraft and coordinating 16-17 people to attack a Dragon

    • Flexible distributed control
      • Multiple people getting the same information at the same time (working with Cisco)

LCD TV Case Study:

  • We invent radical technology and build things, but don’t always implement them
  • We don’t do a great job of imagining all the ways the technology can be used

Liquid Crystal:

  • Discovered in 1888
  • In 1968 RCA developed LCD’s
    • Went on TV to disclose invention
    • Subsequently put into solid state division within RCA
    • RCA kills project
    • Sharp wants to buy, but RCA says no
    • Sharp then does 15 years of research and forms a secret company inside Sharp

We have things that will kill core competencies of some our organizations

  • Challenge to us as a society how and when to commercialize some of our technologies in the national interests
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Braden Kelley

Braden Kelley is a Director of Innovation and Human-Centered Problem-Solving at Oracle, a popular innovation speaker and workshop leader, helps companies build innovation cultures and infrastructures, and plan organizational changes that are more human and less overwhelming. 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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