The web today is far more than a network or platform - it’s also our collective canvas. A global public canvas is an exceptional thing. It spurs innovation and creativity. It unlocks opportunity, empowers educators and fuels economies. In the 21st century, we should have laws that enshrine the power of the web.
The age of innovation is here. Both behind the scenes and at the consumer level, footwear firms are angling to become better technology-design companies. And why shouldn’t they? Abundant consumer data has aided curation and customization to make firms more powerful than ever before.
Over the last decade or so startup accelerators have been a great source of inspiration, education, connections and capital for new companies. Y-Combinator, the granddaddy of them all started on March 11, 2005. Since then, just this one accelerator has churned out over a thousand new companies
You are walking down a forest path. The tree canopy is so thick, the sun barely dapples through. It’s early morning and the dampness of the morning dew is all around you. The morning fog hasn’t fully burned off and it casts the path ahead in a swirling mist. To the right of the path, you notice an opening. It appears to be the mouth of a cave in the hillside. Feeling adventurous this morning, you decide to enter it.
The UBM Game Network, producer of the Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC), today released the first-ever VRDC VR/AR Innovation Report, compiled of responses from professionals involved in the development of virtual and augmented reality.
The quest for perfection might be Dyson’s biggest strength and his greatest weakness. iRobot IRBT +0.63% beat Dyson to market by 14 years, introducing the first robotic vacuum cleaner in 2002. Last year iRobot sold about 2 million of them, according to Euromonitor, for between $375 and $900.
The financial services industry has long been invaded by all types of influencers aside from banks. Tech companies, in particular, have shown a passionate interest in the startup ecosystem through their venture arms and even launch of proprietary financial solutions.
If living in the tropics of Costa Rica is your idea of paradise, feast your eyes on this beautiful and eco-friendly home in Puntarenas. Design studio Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture recently completed the airy Terrace House, which boasts spectacular views of the ocean and jungle.
The top 10 industries that are being disrupted the most by digital are media, telecom, consumer financial services, retail, technology, insurance consumer products, nonprofits, business and professional services, and education.
How can arts organizations innovate while managing risk? Barr's senior program officer for Arts & Culture, San San Wong, reflects on an "electrifying panel" held earlier this fall at MIT's Media Lab—part of our Barr-Klarman Arts Capacity Building Initiative.
At many enterprises, when IT walks into a meeting, people assume it’s because the projector is broken. But if companies want to accelerate innovation and provide value to customers through technology, IT must evolve from a back office function to a core part of the business.
As an agrifood industry supply chain and manufacturing operations expert and consultant, I visit, consult and support many companies. I see that many company owners want to develop and launch new food and drink products to the Turkish and global markets. Of course, this is an excellent way.
Financial technology groups from more than 20 cities across the world plan to form a federation of ‘fintech’ hubs this year in what would be the first attempt to coordinate and globalize web-based innovation transforming the financial industry.
When I left my high-paying job at a successful private equity firm in San Francisco, I broke "the rules." For the first time in my life, I felt free but also very afraid. It’s every financial professional’s dream to become a partner at a private equity firm where the compensation can amount to tens of millions in a lifetime. But me? I left the partner track to move to Tulsa. No, that's not a typo. My fifth generation Native American roots were still there in my hometown where my parents had raised me 20 years before.
More and more big firms are bringing young talent in-house in the hope that they will bring fresh ideas along with them and infuse new vigor into their companies. German pharma giant Bayer is also following this trend.
Dov Seidman is the chief executive of LRN, a company that helps corporations develop values-based cultures and leadership, and strengthen their ethics and compliance efforts. He is also the author of HOW: Why HOW We Do Anything Means Everything.
We all knew this was coming, and we also know that this is just the start. Artificial intelligence will never stop evolving as the computing power increases with decreasing costs to apply it. Driverless cars are already a thing of the near future, and I think they are the right way to take civilisation ahead in many ways. Robots racing instead of humans though, sounds like a complete anti-petrolhead suggestion. But is it really?
The problems facing Canada's healthcare system will not be solved by just spending more money, Health Minister Jane Philpott said Tuesday as she promised the country's doctors the federal government is committed to finding innovative solutions.
Without a mechanism to release new projects based on resource availability, it’s easy to let in too many new projects without finishing or pruning the old ones. Here's how to keep product development flowing and maintain progress in even the busiest companies.
As discussed in the new innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation, one of the biggest reasons why the actual implementation of innovation can become such a formidable if not insurmountable process is because of people-related issues.
In a Meetup hosted by EdSurge on Aug. 17, more than 100 people gathered to hear speakers present how their organizations are embracing the future of digital learning. Held at NovoEd’s headquarters, five speakers gave their six-minute lightning talks and then led a smaller group discussion with attendees.
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