Category: Technology

Are You Competing at Cloud Speed?

We live in an era of constant, accelerating change, and the only organizations that are equipped to keep pace are those that are capable of competing at cloud speed. Does trading out packaged software installed on your own servers for the cloud based versions offered by your vendor accelerate your organization to cloud speed? Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Management, Strategy, Technology, collaboration | 1 Comment
out-of-business

Even in 2014, there are business sectors who feel they are not ‘tech companies’. News flash: Whether you are an insurance company, a nail salon, a bank, or a restaurant, your business is a technology business. Why? Continue reading

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Innovation Sighting: The Division Technique in Vision Correcting Displays

Innovation is anything that is new, useful, and surprising. “Surprising” means that the idea makes you slap your forehead and say, “Gee, why didn’t I think of that?” Here’s a great example. Continue reading

Posted in Consumer Innovation, Creativity, Customers, Digital, Growth, Headlines, Innovation, Technology | 1 Comment
Einsteins from Anywhere

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or demonstrate basic arithmetic skills. Many of these children are in developing countries without regular access to quality schools or teachers. While programs exist to build schools and train teachers, traditional models of education are not able to scale fast enough to meet demand. We simply cannot build enough schools or train enough teachers to meet the need. Continue reading

Posted in Competitions, Innovation, Open Innovation, Social Innovation, Technology, education | 1 Comment
MIT-Batteries-to-Solar-Daniloff_0

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

Posted in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Inspiration, R&D, Research, Science, Sustainability, Technology, Uncategorized | 1 Comment
big-data-graph

Today, as healthcare becomes more and more digitized, Big Data is positioned to revolutionize the industry by personalizing healthcare in ways the country “Doc” could never have imagined. What follows is a look at some of the ways Big Data is dramatically improving the quality of healthcare. Continue reading

Posted in Health/Healthcare, Industry, Technology, Uncategorized | 7 Comments
Back to school

Fresh educational technology startups are being promoted by the day, but not all of them deserve your attention. Here are are seven that can really level up students’ and teachers’ productiveness. Continue reading

Posted in Business Models, Digital, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology, education | 1 Comment