Category: Science

GE & Nat Geo: Breakthrough TV series celebrates scientific progress and innovation - Innovation Excellence

GE has partnered with National Geographic on a new series, ‘Breakthrough’, which premieres tonight, November 1st on the NatGeo channel. The series examines scientific explorers and cutting-edge innovations. Continue reading

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Scientific breakthroughs are often reported as being innovation. I’m a bit of a purist when it comes to definitions, so if science produces inventions, they only become innovation if they are implemented and add value. Continue reading

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Increasingly, companies who have long focused on open innovation and idea management are incorporating design thinking as part of a “well balanced diet” for enterprise innovation. We at batterii are excited to be working with Pfizer, one of the world’s largest biopharmaceutical companies, to help them bring the power of human centered innovation to every one of their 77,000 employees. Continue reading

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Over the last two and half centuries, innovation has changed human life more dramatically than in all of the previous millennia. But some are now asking if the world’s great innovation engine has broken down. Has America lost its innovation power? Continue reading

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2015 is fast approaching. Do you have the latest business technologies that are going to take your business through the year and beyond? Continue reading

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How to Avoid Being Replaced By A Robot

Ever since 1962, when the first industrial robot was installed on an assembly line at a General Motors plant in New Jersey, machines have been replacing human workers. In the decades that came after, just about every industry became automated to a greater or lesser extent. For the most part, we humans have adapted nicely and our standard of living has risen. But recently, that’s begun to change… Continue reading

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MIT has created a brilliant solution. Turn the lead into a compound know as Perovskite, a compound that can be used for decades in solar cells. Continue reading

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