Top 20 Innovation Articles – April 2012

April's Top 20 Innovation ArticlesDrum roll please…

At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our Innovation Excellence Weekly email. Did your favorite make the cut?

But enough delay, here are April’s twenty most popular innovation posts (each receiving 2,800 – 8,800 page views):

  1. Where Innovators and Entrepreneurs Intersect – by Nicolas Bry
  2. Can Innovation Skills Be Learned? – by Tony Wagner
  3. Six Sigma and Innovation – A Remarkable Duo – by Alex Orlov
  4. The Neuroscience of Creativity: Why Daydreaming Matters – by Matthew E May
  5. Luminous Design – the Future of Smart TV – by Nicolas Bry
  6. Quantified Self – Epicenter of Disruptive Innovation – by Clinton Bonner
  7. School of Innovation – 67 Gems of Business Wisdom – by Peter Cook
  8. 4 Innovation Building Blocks – Latent, More, Better, and New – by Seth Kahan
  9. Where Consultants Should Contribute to Innovation – by Paul Hobcraft
  10. Organizing Open Innovation – Ecosystems or Communities? – by Kevin McFarthing
  11. Innovation and Diversity – by Ralph Ohr
  12. Why the Business Case is Killing Innovation – by Brendan Coram
  13. The Power of Additive Ideation – by Paul Sloane
  14. 25 Key Questions on Open Innovation Implementation – by Stefan Lindegaard
  15. The Strategic Diamonds of Firms – Kaizen and Innovation – by Geovanny Romero
  16. How Do Users Influence Innovation? – by Kevin McFarthing
  17. Backstage Innovation at the Celebrity Apprentice – by Julie Anixter
  18. Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Please – by Peter Cook
  19. Riffs and Myths of Leadership – by Peter Cook
  20. Open Innovation Side Effects – by Stefan Lindegaard

BONUS – Here are three more strong articles published the last week of the month:

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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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