Top 20 Innovation Articles – April 2014

Top 20 Innovation Articles – April 2014Drum 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 FREE Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine (PDF for printing or downloading to iPad, Kindle, Nook, etc.) and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

But enough delay, here are April’s twenty most popular innovation posts (each receiving 3,000 – 20,200 page views):

  1. Microsoft out-innovates Apple & Google – by Nicholas Skillicorn
  2. 50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition) – by Saga Briggs
  3. Integrating Lean Startup and Design Thinking – by Ralph Ohr
  4. How Technology Is Changing The Skills We Need To Learn – by Greg Satell
  5. Lean Innovation Series – Introduction – by Braden Kelley
  6. The Workplace of the Future – INFOGRAPHIC
  7. Will Satya Nadella Turn Microsoft’s Innovation Switch Back On? – by Nicholas Skillicorn
  8. 5 Steps for a Better Innovation Culture through Experimentation & Failure – by Stefan Lindegaard
  9. Changing the Innovation Game – by Kevin McFarthing
  10. The One Question That Should Drive Your Strategy – by Greg Satell
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  12. Innovation Needs Intent – by Jorge Barba
  13. Top 10 Eureka Moments: Shower, Sleep and Drive – by Gijs van Wulfen
  14. Crowdsourcing = Marketing or Innovation? – by Stefan Lindegaard
  15. Disrupting the Corporate Learning Paradigm: the game debate – by Janet Sernack
  16. Is Paris taking the lead in the Digital Economy? – by Nicolas Bry
  17. Collaboration between Innovation and Pricing Teams – survey results – by Stephan Liozu
  18. Tesla is Smarter Than Other Auto Companies – by Adam Hartung
  19. What Religions Can Learn from Microsoft – by Irwin Kula
  20. Balancing Large and Small Firm Capabilities – by Ralph Ohr
  21. Apocalyptic Innovation – by Peter Doyle

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

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Braden KelleyBraden Kelley is a popular innovation speaker, embeds innovation across the organization with innovation training, and builds B2B pull marketing strategies that drive increased revenue, visibility and inbound sales leads. He has recently begun distributing Innovation eLearning and is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons. He tweets from @innovate.

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