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Register for Upcoming Webinars and View Archived Radical Innovation Webcasts

Upcoming Webinars

To register for an upcoming Webinar, please contact Marilyn Giles at marilyn.giles@imti21.org.

View Archived Webcasts on Radical Innovation in Design & Manufacturing

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Dr. Charles Noble presented  "Design-Driven Corporate Culture on Radical Innovation" on January 20, 2011. In this presentation Dr. Noble describes a multi-phase study that develops and tests the effects of a Design Orientation (DO) on innovation outcomes and company performance. Read More


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Dano DeBroux and Gary Markovits presented  "Disuptive Innovation" on November 4, 2010. In this presentation they discuss a new generalized theory of disruptive innovation (DI) and the use of open innovation (OI) to create an OI/DI framework to identify, bundle, field test, mature and transition commercially-available business technologies to achieve operational capabilities spanning military, law-enforcement, humanitarian aid, disaster recovery and business innovations. Read More


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Dennis Miller, Program Manager and Bill Barkman, Senior Scientist, talked about  "Innovation at the Y-12 National Security Complex" on October 21, 2010. In this presentation, Dennis presents an overview of the Deparment of Energy's Y-12 National Security complex and Bill gives an example of how they used innovation to solve a particular manufacturing problem that other machine shops might also experience. Read More


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Steve Stokey, Executive Vice President and part owner of Allied Machine & Engineering Corp., presented "Manufacturing and the Education System in the U.S." on September 23, 2010. In this presentation, Steve discusses issues surrounding manufacturing and our education system and some of the organizations he's involved with and what they and his company are doing to address them. Read More


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Jay Rogers, President of Local Motors, presented "Innovation in Micro-Manufacturing for a New Age of Sustainability”" on August 26, 2010. In this presentation, Jay talks about the innovative concept Local Motors, a next-generation car company, uses to design and build cars.  Read More


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IMTI President, Richard Neal, presented "Imperative Findings From the Forum" on July 29, 2010. In this webcast, Richard discusses the Imperatives for Achieving Intelligent & Integrated Manufacturing along with the scope, vision and path forward that were developed for each one during the breakout sessions at the forum.  Read More


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Dr. Michael Paulus presented "Innovation Working with a National Lab" on July 15, 2010. In his presentation, Mike talks a little about the Oak Ridge National Lab, how he and his team work to find the right collaborators for their technologies and some of those success stories. Read More


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Dr. Jay Lee presented "Dominant Innovation for Product and Service Systems" on June 17, 2010. In this webinar, Dr. Lee introduces dominant innovation system and tools for product and service in changing competitive global market. Examples are given to illustrate how to formulate “gaps” between product and customer’s invisible needs and how companies can transform to be innovative leaders.     Read More

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Richard Neal presented "Intelligent & Integrated Manufacturing" on June 3, 2010. In this webinar, Richard starts with the elementary view of “what is a model” and proceeds through the definition of the ten imperatives for achieving IIM.  He defines the goals and the mechanisms for achievement and discusses the path forward – after the forum.. Read More


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Dr. Bill Killingsworth presented "The Use of Models and Simulation in Enterprise Design and Operation" on May 20, 2010. In this webinar, case studies are shown in which models, optimization and simulation are used in network analysis, push-pull boundary establishment, lifecycle cost estimation and dynamic simulation. Read More


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Bart Huthwaite, founder of the Huthwaite Innovation Institute, presented "The Ford Way: How to Make Innovation Actionable" on May 6, 2010. In this webinar you will learn The Ford Way for making radical innovation actionable, how companies are converting innovation from a mystery to a systematic method. Read More


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Dr. Michael Grieves, author and experienced consultant, presented "Product Lifecycle Quality (PLQ): Defining and Driving Real Quality in Today's Product Organizations" on April 22, 2010. He shows his model of PLQ, which examines quality as it pertains to all four phases of a product’s life: create, build, sustain, and dispose. Read More


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Dr. Bill Killingworth, Executive Director of MIT's Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and Director of the Office for Enterprise Innovation and Sustainability at the Univ. of Alabama Huntsville, presents "Estimating Reductions in Life Cycle Costs Arising from Investments in Improved Reliability." "Doing more with less" has become a long-running and recurring theme across the globe.  Dr. Killingsworth discusses a system dynamics model that has been developed of an aviation supply chain. Read More


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Dr. Kathy Kegley, President of Synchlora LLC, presented "Creativity in Business."on March 25, 2010. Creativity is one of the core competencies of success in our rapidly changing world and has often been called the "fuzzy front end" of innovation. This webcast presents research results and practical experience, and discusses how creative thinking can be applied in all stages of problem solving to support innovative solutions. Read More


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Dr. Jay Paap, President of Paap Associates, presented "Driving Radical Innovation with Adapted Stage Gate Systems" on March 11, 2010. Why is it that the systems that were introduced to enhance our development efforts in the short run often have the "unintended" and undesirable consequence of short circuiting our efforts to be more innovative? In this webinar he will share his insights into how some simple changes can make stage gate systems more innovation friendly. Read More


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Mr. Jeff Bohanan discusses "Innovation in a Small Manufacturing" in this webcast, which was originally broadcast on February 25, 2010. Mr. Bohanan is an engineer and entrepreneur who founded and bootstrapped a product development and manufacturing company based on the premise of innovation. The company received an award for being one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Tennessee.

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Originally broadcast on February 11, 2010, this webcast features William Pomerantz, the Senior Director of Space Prizes for the X PRIZE Foundation, discussing “Incentivized Innovation.” Mr. Pomerantz holds a BA in Earth and Planetary Sciences from Harvard University and a Masters of Science in Space Studies from the International Space University.

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Originally broadcast on January 28, 2010, this one hour webcast is the second in a series that addresses topics relating to Radical Innovation in Design and Manufacturing. "3M Innovation & Sparking High Impact Ideas" is presented by Deb Byers and Chuck Buzzone, program managers at 3M Dustomer Inspired Innovation, and Norb Biderman, Business Director, 3M Defense Market.

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This is the first in a series of webcasts addressing topics relating to Radical Innovation in Design and Manufacturing. Richard Neal, the President and Executive Director of IMTI, presents "Key Findings from the Radical Innovation Forum." This webcast lasts approximately one hour.


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