Ratcheting Toward Problems of a Lesser Degree

Instead of grabbing the throat of radical innovation and disrupting yourself, I suggest a waterfall approach of a stepwise ratchet toward problems of a lesser degree. This way you can claim small victories right from the start, and help make it safe to try new things. 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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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

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Most innovations fail because they don’t get buy-in from the people who take them to market at key points in the process – and in words that motivate them. These marketers and product managers speak the language of money. Continue reading

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artists steal

In 1996 Steve Jobs expressed strong agreement with a quote he ascribed to Pablo Picasso, Good artists copy; great artists steal. This is a meme with a long pedigree, Continue reading

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Innovation Sighting: Subtraction in Commercial Aircraft Cabins

Can you imagine flying in a plane without windows? A design team from Technicon Design in Paris created an interior that displays 360-degree views that are simulated on internal screens from external cameras that capture the surrounding environment in real time. Continue reading

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