R&D Study Group - Innovation in the Oil Patch: Everyone talks about it, but is anyone doing it?

Now that Innovation is the buzz word du jour in corporate America once again it may be time to review just what constitutes real innovation, what best practices are and what are simply delusions. Short sighted innovation strategy has plagued many organizations and Mike will discuss what that looks like from his perspective. Mike will discuss his experiences innovating in the oil patch and how it compares to other market segments that he has experience in of doing, watching and teaching innovation across the globe. Mike will provide his thoughts on Stage-Gate®, open innovation, skunk works, intrapreneurial efforts and disruptive technology innovation groups as well as other other innovation practices.

Location: Norris Conference Center – Westchase
9990 Richmond Ave., South Bldg., Ste. 102
Houston , Texas 77042

Date: Nov. 6, 2014, 11:30 a.m. - Nov. 6, 2014, 1 p.m.