Darin Stewart

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The Innovation Lessons of Craft Beer

by Darin Stewart  |  September 21, 2012  |  Comments Off

I have a deep and abiding love of craft beer.  Fortunately, I live in Portland Oregon, epicenter of the craft brewing movement.  Our fair city boasts 55 craft breweries and counting.  Where other cities offer siteseeing tours, we have brewery tours.  These are not drunken pub crawls.  They are educational vehicles for the aspiring beer [...]

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The Red Queen’s Deadly Effect on Innovation

by Darin Stewart  |  August 6, 2012  |  2 Comments

The one element of innovation that seems incontrovertible is that it must happen faster than it has in the past. Product lifecycles are shrinking dramatically across all industries. In the automotive industry, for example, a 48-month development cycle and six year model were once standard practice. Today concept-to-production times are below 24 months and several [...]

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