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Innovation Boot Camp

CableLabs Innovation Bootcamp

Taking Innovation from Theory to Reality

June 16-19, 2015

Limited spaces available!

CableLabs’ Silicon Valley Office
400 W California Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94086

AGENDA | SPEAKERS

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Phil McKinney and the CableLabs’ Innovation Team will host the second Boot Camp in our Silicon Valley office.

Innovation Boot Camp offers participants a highly focused, hands-on experience during which they identify, develop and pitch meaningful innovations via hands-on team-based exercises, engagements with real customers, as well as interactions with seasoned innovators and thought leaders. During the four days, participants will become immersed in the practices, behaviors and culture that have made Silicon Valley the cradle of innovation for more than 70 years.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Innovation leaders including CableLabs members and vendors, executives, technologists, business developers, marketers, and others driving innovation.

RATES

The Innovation Boot Camp includes course materials, tours, the Silicon Valley experience, and meals.

$2,499. CableLabs Members: 60% discount.

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AGENDA

The Boot Camp is an immersive experience & includes evening activities. There is also at least an hour of pre-work materials to read before you arrive. As much as possible, you’ll want to set expectations with your regular work that you will be “booked!”

Download the printer-friendly version of the Innovation Boot Camp 2015 Agenda.

OVERVIEW and FOCUS, 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

PRESENTATION: Innovation Framework, 6 Myths of Innovation, The Power of Questions, FIRE (Focus, Ideate, Rank, Execute) by Phil McKinney

EXERCISE: First ideation

PRESENTATION: Who Will You Serve & What Questions Matter? by Mickie Calkins

EXERCISE: Second ideation

GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTATION: Jump Start Your Market Validation by Anju Ahuja

PRESENTATION: Active Listening by Mickie Calkins

EXERCISE: Role Playing

EXERCISE: Developing Validation Questions & Assigning Active Listening Roles

IN FIELD ACTIVITY: Into the Wild

IDEATION & RANKING, 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

DISCUSSION: Adjusting the Team Understanding

PRESENTATION: Ideation by Susan Bowen

EXERCISE: Ideation

EXERCISE: SCAMPER

EXERCISE: Ranking

GUEST SPEAKER DISCUSSION: Creating Your Best Idea

EXERCISE: Creating the initial Solution Statement

IN-FIELD ACTIVITY: Observe a Pitch Session

EXECUTION, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

DISCUSSION: Reflections on Ideation & the Pitch Session by Christian Pape

GUEST LECTURE: Telling a Great Story In a Business Format by Amanda Prail

GUEST LECTURE: Visual Design in Communicating Your Message

EXERCISE: Develop and Refine Solution Pitch

TOURS (Silicon Valley Innovation Experience)

EXERCISE: Complete the Team Pitch teams may choose to continue working during/after dinner

PITCH & REFLECTION, 8:00 AM to NOON

EXERCISE: Dry Run

EXERCISE: Pitch Your Team’s Idea to a panel of judges

REFLECTIONS with Phil McKinney

GRADUATION

 

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SPEAKERS

Download the printer-friendly version of SPEAKER BIOS.

phil

Phil McKinney
President & CEO

guest

Amanda Prail
Vice President, Product Management
Payer Solutions IMS Health

anju

Anju Ahuja
Principal Strategist, Market Strategy

susan

Susan Bowen
Program Manager, Innovation Office

christian

Christian Pape
Vice President, Innovation Office

milkie

Mickie Calkins
Principal Architect, Advanced Technology Group


What past participants are saying

“Boot Camp gave me the structure I needed to move from idea to implementation.”

“Great opportunity to get inspired, get the creative juices flowing, and learn tips and tricks for drawing the best ideas out of yourself and others.”

“Participating in CableLabs’ Innovation Boot Camp is a n excellent way to immerse yourself in a truly innovative experience”

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