How to Be a Leader That Wakes Up Innovation
There are glaring blindspots in the innovation conversation within many organizations. Shedding light on them is vital for smart forward thinking leaders who want to be step up for the times ahead. Failure to adapt is not an option if you want to make it as a leader because the changes are underway, and denial is futile. Now is the time to outside box thinking to mitigate the risks by seeing both with new insights.What You Must Know To Step Up As An Innovation Hero
Creating deeply innovative organizations needs to replace the more simplistic view of creating organizations that are technically innovative but perpetuate a business culture that is toxic and destructive. Learn what smart leaders need to know to step up and prepare for the emerging realities.Can the Rideshare Industry Re-Invent Itself?
Innovation, cutting edge technology, recognizing a need in the market place and seasoned leadership all play a part in creating a successful company. The question is, can these new innovative companies that have been so successful evolve once again. The answer is obviously yesThe Winning Mindset For Creative Solutions Under Pressure
For fifteen years, part of my job was to come up with creative ideas-every week, under extreme time pressure, with roughly a million people watching. I was good at it. Really good. But I didn’t start out being good at coming up with creative ideas under pressure. I had to learn.It’s Time for Drone Delivery
The other day, I was sitting with a group of college students at Starbucks, we were discussing startup businesses. They were brainstorming of what type of business to start. A guy in an ice cream truck pulled up and the driver ran into Starbucks. I joked as he ran by, “don’t you sell any coffee flavored ice cream?” Everyone laughed as did the driver as he briskly rushed the door open and ran in. “Maybe he is just using the restroom?” We all laughed again, and then saw him get pick-up his pre-made coffee he must have ordered with his smart phone Starbuck’s app.Brainstorming and Innovation – Not Really Working Anymore
Well, I have a pretty large personal library with more than 3 dozen books on innovation. It’s amazing how they all read about the same and all have nearly the same advice, especially when it comes to the ‘art of brainstorming’. Still, due to all the new social norms being taught in college these days, where every question asked of a professor, no matter how stupid, is met with; “Great question,” and then followed by the nauseating improper English; “okay so… ” followed by a regurgitated answer – it’s causing the same nonsense in brainstorming sessions.Corporate Innovation – What Happened?
In the real world outside of academia, we have the same problem where corporate employees are discouraged from thinking, trained to do things exactly as per the employee manual, BMPs (best management practices) of industry, or directions from their bosses, yet their bosses are doing the same thing? Is anyone – even the C-suite or board of directors thinking anymore? Are they busy copying marketing campaigns, business strategies, and processes of their competitors too – apparently so, which is fairly obvious reading trade journals and following industry associations.How Innovation Can Yield Results
Innovation requires being profitable besides being realistic. To become innovative doesn’t indicate inventing. The knack to bond effectively with apparently dissimilar queries, initiatives or dilemmas from diverse grounds is what formulates an innovator.Implementing Artificial Intelligence at Work
We all know how the Internet of Things has made it possible to turn everyday devices into sources of raw data for analysis in order to generate business insight. It has also been witnessed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making analytics more productive and efficient at workplaces too.Invention Submission Firms, Design Firms, and Patent Lawyers – Are They All a Rip-Off?
Watch most Inventor shows on TV and you will likely see people on the edge of disaster financially. You hear story after story of people that took out a second mortgage on their house, used every bit of savings they had, were living in their car and on the brink of bankruptcy. These were the ones that made it on camera. They had thousands of entrants and only a few made it as far as being televised. Just think if even ¼ of the people who auditioned and didn’t get on T.V spent as much money as the ones you saw. The other thing you need to consider is that all of those that did not get on T.V. were looking for someone to produce their idea and get it to market.Inventors, Here Are Reasons Why Your Invention Got Rejected
Many Inventors trying to bring their product ideas to market are totally crushed by rejection. So, I thought I would provide a list of some of the reasons you could have gotten rejected. It does not cover every reason you could get rejected, but hopefully it will give you something to think about. You need to realize that inventing is fundamentally a numbers game! Yes, you still need to have a good idea but you will find that no matter how good an idea you may think it is you can still get rejected. Many marketable ideas are rejected all the time. Even if it does not make sense to you that they would reject an idea that they agree would be profitable. Here are some common reasons why even marketable ideas are rejected.China, the Innovation Beast
Policies by the Chinese government is pushing for China to be the global innovation leaders. Policies such as the Made-In-China 2025 and the 13th Five-Year-Plan pushes for innovation in the areas of blockchain, robotics, artificial intelligence. Without a doubt, China will be the innovation leader in the coming decadesHow Smart Are Our Smart Cars?
While it is evident that this Smart is a great choice for city car, what’s less clear is whether it will fully replace the gasoline-powered conventional cars. Only time will give us the answer. But, with fuel prices at historic highs and environment restoration a burning issue, it is the high time for automakers to offer and consumers to adopt more fuel-efficient and eco-friendly Smart cars for daily commuting.Tips to Innovate Product Quality
There are a large number of products available today. The first and foremost thing which comes to our mind, as a customer, is the quality of a product which we would like to purchase. We will be going through some tips which could be implemented as a producer to produce the best quality product in the market.Blockchain for the IoT in Business
While the fourth wave of industrial revolution hits the generation, among the emerging technologies, blockchain is expected to single-handedly disrupt the industry. It has already started dominating the Internet of Things (IoT) by incorporating enhanced enterprise security, merging business processes and bringing people, devices and organizations into the same ecosystem. Blockchain enables the ecosystem to facilitate faster integration of the IoT network and will introduce a range of prospects for business entities, commercial organizations and individuals in the next years.