August 11, 2017
Grow into a major player in the global blockchain space with an innovative mindset. The concept of a digital economy has rewritten business models you’ve adopted so far. Over 90 percent of organizations want a digital transformation strategy, anticipating cost reduction, increased innovation, and business growth in the future. It doesn’t matter if you are […]
August 10, 2017
Have you heard of the “Prakash Lab”? The team calls itself a curiosity driven research group at Stanford, trying to invent novel technologies with clinical applications with a current focus on resource-poor settings. In this video, watch Bhamla and Prakash build a hand-powered centrifuge for 20 cents! You’ll see that with curiosity you can change […]
August 2, 2017
Undoubtedly a critical aspect of long-term sustainability and survival, innovation is a complex process, which organizations need to be good at. And, there’s help. Understanding the term “innovation” Innovation is a term that carries with it immense possibilities of success and sustainability. Creating new business models or value propositions, enhancing the efficiency of existing businesses, […]
July 27, 2017
If there’s one thing people world over will agree on, it is this—no business will sustain if it can’t innovate. People are scrambling to design and manage the perfect innovation portfolio, but the discrete, uncoordinated initiatives are leaving them more confused than ever. Management can’t decide whether continuously improving their core offerings or striving for […]
July 19, 2017
Independent top advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe's future…Read more The report calls for citizen involvement, especially for social good. One of the top 11 recommendations is to mobilize and involve citizens — allow citizens access to data and participate in decision making. As an innovation technique, […]
July 18, 2017
Anthropologist Lauren Herckis tells us why teachers “hesitate to adopt innovative teaching methods.” Apparently, they don’t want to look silly in front of their students. Read more… And what’s true for the Carnegie Mellon faculty members she studied is true for a whole lot of organizations. Conformity trumps creativity more often than not. Risk taking […]
June 30, 2017
Visualize this: You continuously get incredibly innovative ideas from your own workforce Ideas that, if materialized into innovative products or services, align with your organization’s goals, increasing revenues and keeping competition at bay Your employees recognize everyday challenges and address them, feeling engaged and appreciated It does sound too good to be true, doesn’t it? […]
May 12, 2017
The term innovation has been much bandied about this decade. Although a hackneyed word especially in the world of education and business, “innovation” has much in its favor. It is not just meaningless verbiage like some of us believe it to be. (Read WSJ’s “Is a Peanut-Butter Pop-Tart an Innovation?” for some bit of honest […]
January 17, 2017
Introduction When the world’s smartest companies such as Microsoft, Google, Alphabet Inc., and Baidu are investing heavily in Artificial Intelligence (AI), the world is going to sit up and take notice. Chinese Internet giant Baidu spent USD1.5 billion on research and development. And as proof of China’s strong focus on AI and Machine Learning, Sinovation […]
December 16, 2016
Times are changing and have been for a while now. In the world of STEM, women are no longer considered a “bad fit,” which is easily proved by the amazing number of brilliant women in the field today. Women are just as interested in finding out how things work, extracting insight from data, problem-solving, and […]