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Alphabet / Google – Keeping A Balanced Portfolio in the Face of Disappointing Results

Google formalized a balanced portfolio approach to business and innovation when they restructured in summer 2015. They created the parent company, Alphabet, which would manage its separate ventures - the core business of Google (search and advertising) and its array of other riskier efforts like robots, X-Labs, and driverless cars. Now for the first time Read more ›

Keynote Address at 2016 PMI Annual Leadership Forum – May 20, 2016

Michael Docherty, CEO of Venture2, provided the keynote address at the 2016 Project Management Institute (PMI) Annual Leadership Forum in Chicago, held May 20, 2016.  It was a great event put on by Chicagoland leadership group and sponsors for 180+ invited C-level executives from large companies and small alike, mostly from the Chicago area. The Read more ›

May 21st, 2016|SPEAKING & EVENTS|

Dominate Your Sector – Business Book Talk

How to Dominate Your Sector by Using Disruptive Collaboration. Michael Docherty was interviewed by Bob Garland for his podcast, "Business Book Talk." In their high-energy discussion, Bob and Mike hit on some interesting points about changing the paradigm that disruption is bad and the need for new mindsets to embrace disruption through collaboration. You can Read more ›

May 15th, 2016|RECENT PRESS|

Small is the New Big for Innovation PR

Cheryl Connor who writes on PR for published this article on what large companies can learn from entrepreneurs and startups about launching innovation into the market. The article centers on an interview with Michael Docherty of Venture2 and our experiences in commercializing breakthrough innovation (the good, the bad and the ugly).  Docherty notes the very Read more ›

April 30th, 2016|RECENT PRESS|

Venture2 is Co-inventor on Newly Awarded Patent for Fit & Fresh

As part of Venture2's support for turnkey development of an innovative line of consumer products under the Gatherings brand, Fit & Fresh has recently been awarded a utility patent for this line of product's unique architecture and application of space-age airgel insulating technology.  Venture2 and its partners are primary inventors on the product line, along Read more ›

April 27th, 2016|RECENT PRESS|

Partner with Disruptors to Transform Your Business – Intuit’s Fast Track Blog

Anita Bruzzese interviewed Michael Docherty on Collective Disruption, including how the old definition of innovation is dead.  Intuit's "Fast Track" blog is followed by corporate innovators and entrepreneurs alike.  Both can benefit from partnering in new ways.  You can read the entire interview here. Here are some excerpts from a great discussion: In his new Read more ›

April 25th, 2016|RECENT PRESS|

2016 Edison Awards – Meet the Innovators Forum (New York, NY)

April 2016 (New York) - Michael Docherty participated in a panel discussion with Capterpillar and Aligned Energy on digital transformation within industrial businesses. The panel was hosted by news commentator John Hockenberry of PRI.

April 25th, 2016|SPEAKING & EVENTS|

Last chance to submit for Edison Awards – Collective Disruption Category (Dec. 11)

Nominations are closing tomorrow (Friday Dec. 11) for the 2016 Edison Awards. The deadline was extended from Dec. 4. The awards honor excellence in new product/service development and innovation and celebrate the legacy of one of the world's most prolific innovators, Thomas Edison. This year, the Edison Awards has created a special category for Collective Read more ›

April 16th, 2016|BLOG, Collective Disruption, Science & Technology|

Management Roundtable Hosting Collective Disruption Workshop Jan. 21. 2016

My friends at Management Roundtable are hosting a very unique and customized edition of my workshop Collective Disruption to Accelerate Growth on Jan. 21, 2016 in Chicago.  We're including more emphasis on integrating transformative innovation with core innovation... a struggle many companies deal with every day.  So workshop participants will gain frameworks and roadmaps for learning to Read more ›

April 16th, 2016|BLOG, Collective Disruption|

Follow-up from Webinar with MaRS Innovation District

I had a great time engaging with participants in my recent webinar with MaRS Verge on Collective Disruption topic.  It was a precursor to the upcoming MaRS Verge event scheduled for Feb. 29-Mar. 1 in Toronto, where I'll be providing an onsite workshop as part of the event.  I have a great amount of respect Read more ›