12 November -18 November 2006

Boston to Silicon Valley, USA

 

Program Schedule

 

 

Date

Time

Activity

Location

 

12th November 2006

 

 

 

 

 4:00 PM –

 8:00 PM

 

Arrival at Boston International Airport

 

 

Introduction and Orientation. Get to know the group better, prepare yourself for the week ahead and understand various logistical details.

 

Welcome Dinner with welcome address from organizers and intro. by other members

 

 

HILTON BOSTON FINANCIAL DISTRICT,

BOSTON

13th November 2006

 

 

 

 

 7:30 AM –

 8:00 AM

 

 8:15 AM –

 9:00 AM

 

 9:00 AM –

 9:15 AM

 

 

 

 

 

   9:15AM - 10:45 AM

 

 

 

 

 

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

 

12:00 PM

  1:00 AM

 

  1:00 PM –

  1:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

  1:30 PM –

  2:30 PM

 

 

 

 

  3:15 PM –

  3:45 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

   3:45 PM –

   4:45 PM

 

   4:45 PM –

   5:00 PM

 

   5:00 PM –

   6:30 PM

 

   6:30 PM –

   8:00 PM

 

Workshop by Innosight at Batterymarch Conference Center

  ( By Senior Innosight Staff )

 

Vertical Networking Breakfast

 

 

Welcome/Opening Remarks

 

 

Introduction & Objectives

 

Presentation

·         Introductory remarks

·         Workshop objectives and road map for the day ahead

·         Individual introductions

 

Principles for Achieving Innovation-Driven Growth

Presentation & Discussion

·         Disruptive innovation theory (sustaining versus disruptive innovation)

·         Aligning organizational capabilities for growth

·         Strategies for disruptive growth

·         Classifying innovations

 

Case Study Discussion

Connecting Solutions to the Job-to-be-Done

 

Lunch

 

 

Presentation

 

·         Creating differentiated solutions

·         Identifying customers who will hire your product

 

 

 

Case Study Discussion

 

Participants read a brief case study and assess the case study’s subject’s strategy given the disruptive innovation principles, and discuss the lessons learned.

 

Building an Innovation Dynasty

 

Presentation

·         Pillars for success

·         Allocating resources

·         Next steps

 

 

Case Study Discussion

 

 

Wrap-up of the Day

Presentation and discussion

 

Time to shop and do pre-work required for next day's workshop

 

 

Dinner at SkipJack's

 

 

HILTON BOSTON FINANCIAL DISTRICT,

BOSTON

14th November 2006

 

 

 

 

  7:30 AM –

  8:00 AM

 

  8:15 AM –

  8:30 AM

 

  8:30 AM –

 12:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 PM –

  1:00 PM

 

  1:00 PM –

  2:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

   4:00 PM –

   5:30 PM

 

   6:00 PM –

   7:00 PM

 

 

   7:00 PM –

   8:00 PM

 

Workshop by Icnivad at Batterymarch Conference Center

   (By Jonathan Wolfman and Howard Citron from Icnivad Inc.)

 

Vertical Networking Breakfast

 

 

Welcome/Opening Remarks

 

 

Customer Centered Innovation Workshop by Icnivad Corporation

      Topics :

       o Managing the innovator / management / worker relationship

       o Establishing a baseline

       o Participative design methods and techniques

          o Competitive analysis

 

Lunch

 

 

       Topics Continued :

       o Ethnographic research techniques

       o Rapid prototyping

       o User feedback

       o The business case

 

 

Guided Tour of Harvard Campus

 

 

Guided tour of MIT (Starting 77 Massachusetts Avenue)

 

 

 

Dinner at Legal Seafood

 

 

 

HILTON BOSTON FINANCIAL DISTRICT,

BOSTON

 

15th November 2006

 

 

 

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   8:00 AM –

 12:00 PM

 

  12:00 PM –

   1:00 PM

 

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   3:00 PM –

   8:00 PM

 

   8:30 PM

 

 

   8:00 PM –

  8:30 PM

 

 

Guided tour of Boston by Bus

 

 

Lunch in catered lunch boxes

 

 

INNOVATION TRIP IN BOSTON ENDS

 

Flying to Silicon Valley

 

 

Participants arrive in Silicon Valley

INNOVATION TRIP IN SILICON VALLEY BEGINS

 

Arrival at the Hotel

 

 

SHERATON PALO ALTO,

PALO ALTO

 

 

 

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16th November 2006

 

 

 

 

 

   7:30 AM –

   8:00 AM

 

   8:15 AM –

   8:30 AM

 

   8:30 AM –

   12:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 12:00  PM –

   1:00 PM

 

 

   1:00 PM –

   2:15 PM

 

 

 

  3:00 PM –

   6:00 PM

 

   6:30 PM -               

   8:30 PM

 

 

Workshop on Culture of Innovation at Quadrus Conference Center, Palo Alto

(By Sue Baechler, Neal Sofian and Dan Newton fromOriginaliti Media Inc. )

 

Vertical Networking Breakfast

 

 

Welcome/Opening Remarks

 

 

Workshop on Creating a culture of Innovation by Originaliti Media Inc.

Topics :

The New Tools of Participation and Innovation

o Game : A  simulated Face to face game that takes players inside an organization

 

 

Networking Lunch

 

 

 

Topics Continued

o  Tools : The Love it Club online community that is demonstrated in the context of   two companies

 

 

Visit to IDEO Labs, Palo Alto

(IDEO is the biggest Innovation Generation and Consulting Firm in US)

 

Keynote Speech : Phil McKinney, Senior VP and CTO, Hewlett Packard Co.

Networking Dinner at McArthur Park, Palo Alto

 

SHERATON PALO ALTO,

PALO ALTO

17th November 2006

 

 

 

 

   7:30 AM –

   8:00 AM

 

   8:15 AM –

   8:30 AM

 

   8:30 PM –

  12:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  12:00 PM –

   1:00 PM

  

 

   1:00 PM –

   2:00 PM

 

   2:00 PM –

   5:00 PM

 

   6:30 PM –

   8:30 PM

 

Workshop on Employee Retention

  (By Ken Tanner) at Quadrus Conference Center, Palo Alto

 

Vertical Networking Breakfast

 

 

Welcome/Opening Remarks

 

  

Workshop on Employee Retention by Ken Tanner Consulting

Topics :

                   o Why Retention is Important

                   o Recognizing Discontent

                   o Starting Them Off Right

                   o Providing the Basics

                   o Relationships with Managers and Co-Workers

                   o Enabling Personal Fulfillment

                   o Reactive Retention

 

Lunch

 

 

 

Workshop Continued

 

 

***Reserved for Roundtable or field Visit

 

 

Farewell Dinner at Gaylord's India

SHERATON PALO ALTO,

PALO ALTO

18th November 2006

 

   9:00 AM –

   11:30 PM

 

o Guided Tour of San Francisco by Bus

 

THE ARGENT HOTEL,

SAN FRANCISCO