Regular Twitter-based discussion of innovation topics, each Thursday at noon (Eastern time)

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Innochat is a lively, informative and inspiring one-hour(ish) discussion on Thursdays at noon (Eastern US time). Usually the best way to follow along is to head over to TweetChat - sign in with your Twitter credentials and follow along and participate. Tweetchat takes care of adding the hashtag too, so you don't have to worry about forgetting it.

Note: We have noted the impending demise of TweetChat due to the shift in Twitter's API policy and we are seeking alternatives to support Innochat.

Recent Chats

Which innovations to fund?

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

This week's topic was chosen by Jenny Neill (@jennyneill), a frequent innocat and our guest for this chat. She recommended the topic based on a recent article "Is Silicon Valley Funding the Wrong Stuff?", in the Wall Street Journal.

Jenny describes herself as a writer, traveler and sommelier. You can read about her eclectic interests and experiences at and we look forward to her insights into the broader aspects of this topic.

The Disconnect between Innovation and Organization

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

I attended the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (and conference and symposium) a couple of weeks ago in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia.

Let's #Semantichat 'Innovation'!

Renee Hopkins's picture
Chat Date: 
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Those who've participated in this chat for awhile know of my proclivity to focus in on the nuances of word meaning and to insist that we get on the same page, so to speak, before we waste our 140 characters talking past each other by using different meanings of the same word. 

It's not that I want everyone to use the same meanings. No, everyone's entitled to their interpretation of what a word means. But unless a meaning can be agreed upon, even if it's just for a conversation or a particular project, communication and more importantly, collabration an't happen.

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