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Our next edition of Digital Workplace Live will feature HP, who have implemented their innovation engine “The Garage” across their business.  We’re thrilled to welcome Art Beckman, Program Lead HP Software Innovation, who will show us the tools and processes they use for turning ideas into major opportunities.

Joining Art is Vincent Carbone, Founder and Chief Operating Officer, BrightIdea, the platform under the hood at HP. He’s seen plenty of examples of what works — and doesn’t work — in the world of idea management.

What: IBF Live

When: 3 July at 16-17:00 UK-BST | 11-12:00 US-EST

Hosting this 44th episode of IBF Live is Paul Miller, CEO and Founder of the Digital Workplace Forum and the Digital Workplace Group. Paul has recently published a new book: “The Digital Workplace: How Technology is Liberating Work.”

See you there!

DWG members will receive their login details via email. Guests can sign up for a one-time free guest pass, but hurry, there’s limited seating. Don’t miss out!

Meet the studio guests

Art Beckman, Program Lead HP Software Innovation, is a proven leader with a strength for identifying talent, building and motivating creative teams that work cooperatively to achieve business goals. He currently manages the Software Innovation Program called “The Garage” to ignite a culture of innovation and establishes the mechanisms for idea sourcing for key issues, opportunities, and new products. “The Garage” is now being implemented as the engine for innovation across all of HP. Art has a wealth of experience across a variety of business functions at industry-leading companies such as Indus International, Pacific Bell and Pacific Gas & Electric. Connect with Art on LinkedIn.

Vincent Carbone co-founded Brightidea with Matthew Greeley. Bringing strong business and technological leadership to the organization, he is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the company as well as contributing to its strategic growth.  In addition, Vincent oversees the implementation and overall success of the company’s largest customers and projects. Prior to Brightidea, Vincent was an account manager at McCaffery, Ratner, Gottlieb and Lane where he successfully managed projects for the Warner-Lambert family of companies and Olympus of America. Connect with Vincent on LinkedIn and Twitter, and follow BrightIdea on Twitter.

About the author

Cheryl Lesser - Usability, communications, content strategy researcher for the Digital Workplace Group Cheryl Lesser is a freelance researcher and usability benchmarking evaluator with DWG.

She earned her corporate communications chops at Thomson Reuters, where she provided strategic communications counsel to a variety of internal clients.

Cheryl then shifted focus to the intranet, where she first served as the corporate managing editor and later oversaw the day-to-day operations for an intranet for 67,000 employees.

Cheryl’s current work is focused on intranet usability.

Connect with Cheryl on Twitter: @cllessers

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