Posts in Innovation Management
Back to School—Playing Out Effective Ideation at NC State

Earlier this month, I had an opportunity to go back to school—no, not like Rodney Dangerfield in the 80s, but back at the invitation of one of my favorite professors, N.C. State’s Dr. Jon Bohlmann, as he brings a fresh perspective to the Creativity in Management course by anchoring it in the principles of Design Thinking.

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Innovation: Being Everything for Somebody

Sometimes you hear a compelling speaker, and you just can’t get it out of your head in the following days and weeks.  We had this happen to us at last year’s Carolinas PDMA Innovate Carolina conference with David Burney’s compelling breakout session on community-driven innovation through his work at New Kind and Red Hat. And this year, it’s happened again at the same conference, 2012 edition. Thanks a lot, Greg Hopper.

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PDMA Innovate Carolinas 2012—What We Learned

Year after year, we participate in what has become a must for area innovators to fuel their respective creative fires—the Product Development and Management Association’s Innovate Carolina conference. This year marked another stellar conference, hosted last Friday at Raleigh’s Long View Center, an emerging haven for entrepreneurs in the heart of the downtown business district.

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Trig Innovation Sponsors PDMA’s 2012 Innovate Carolina Conference

Durham, North Carolina’s Trig Innovation is proud to partner with the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) as a platinum sponsor for the organization’s upcoming Innovate Carolina conference. The Carolinas chapter of the PDMA will host its third annual innovation conference on Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Entrepreneurship Music Arts Collaboration (EMAC) at Raleigh, North Carolina’s historic Long View Center

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USPTO Patent Awarded to Atiyeh, Hagler for FizzLoc Soda Clamp

January 5, 2012 (Durham, NC) Trig® Innovation, a Research Triangle, NC-based innovation management firm, announces a patent award for one of its product collaborations, the FizzLoc Soda Clamp. FizzLoc is a compression device developed by Phil Atiyeh of product innovations, LLC of Cheshire, Connecticut in collaboration with Trig® Innovation.

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