Innovation Sighting: Adjustable Airline Seats

Innovation in Practice

From Fox News : The airline legroom wars may finally be coming to an end. Engineering firm B/E Aerospace has filed a patent for a “legroom adjustable” seat design that allows flight attendants to move a seat forward or back depending on the size of a passenger, reports the Telegraph.

Exciting Innovations at CES 2020

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Two in particular, jumped out at us: Parallel Reality from Delta Airlines & MisappliedSciences demonstrated personalized content tailored to individuals’ itineraries, simultaneously, on a single screen; and.

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Change Management and the Structure of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

But innovation doesn’t have to be limited to product design and new product ranges. Innovation change management heirarchy Holacracy Malaysian Airlines Organizational Structure P&G Shimano WalgreensOften innovation is cast in the minds as a pure product related process.

Customer Experience: How customer journey impacts business

mjvinnovation

Customer Journey Design ThinkingIn the Thomson Reuters Annual Report, Customer Experience is one of the biggest concerns of large companies leaders.

When Software Can’t Change the Laws of Physics (or Leadership)

Mills-Scofield

We can’t design with atoms and ignore gravity, conservation of energy and Newton’s laws of motion. There have been major 737 design upgrades and changes over the years; it is usually easier to do variations on a theme in terms of design, testing, certification, regulatory approvals, etc.

Managing Website Accounts in Cross-Platform Contexts

Boxes and Arrows

They allow people to save address and payment information on ecommerce sites, airport and airline preferences on travel sites, and topical preferences on news sites. One of the cardinal rules of mobile design is that people should not be required to have an account to use your site or app.

Here’s What May Sound Like a Crazy Idea

Boxes and Arrows

Airlines. One of the most prominent and heavily used applications that still rely on a robust command line interface is Sabre , the largest systems provider for airline bookings in North America. Why does a command line interface work so well in the case of airline reservations?

Create your own Corporate Miracle Garden

Destination Innovation

It contains many unexpected and incongruous items covered with flowers e.g. an Emirates Airlines plane, two cars stacked one on the other or two houses leaning together. You can design your own space – indoors or out. I recently visited Dubai to give a class on Innovation.

Smisek’s United Ouster – Were You Really Surprised?

Adam Hartung

Since Mr. Smisek organized the merger of Continental (his former employer) with United, creating the world’s largest airline at the time, things have not gone well. Since announcing the merger in 2010, more has gone wrong than right at United: Computer glitches have hounded the airline.

Five Reasons Companies Fail at Customer Experience Delivery

Legacy Innovation Group

Well–conceived, well–designed, and well–delivered customer experiences are the core foundation for achieving the sort of marketplace leadership that has become the hallmark of companies like Amazon, Apple, Disney, Southwest Airlines, and Zappos. Failure Number One — No Design.

Analysis Of The Next-Generation Mobility Value Chain

Corporate Innovation

The ACE mobility services value chain requires expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) Vehicle Design and Manufacturing , 2) Big Data acquisition, management and exploitation , 3) ACE Platform , 4) Passenger Experience Platform , and 5) Fleet Operations.

Strategy to Execution to enable Intelligent Enterprise

Rmukesh Gupta

Like Southwest Airlines’ obsession on being the lowest cost airlines or Alcoa’s obsession of having zero incidents in their factories or Amazon’s obsession on serving the customer what they want (even if they themselves don’t know what they want) or Apple’s obsession on design. . Great examples are the one’s that I have mentioned above (Alcoa, Southwest Airline, Apple or Amazon). . Premise.

The Value of One Good Idea

KindlingApp

TVI, a media and design agency turned startup incubator (and Kindling customer), is a perfect example of just how impactful one idea can be. For example, in 1972, Southwest Airlines was in deep trouble: they had already been forced to sell a number of their aircraft, and were still losing money at a rapid rate. By transforming Southwest into an airline that was extremely efficient (and known for it), Franklin turned the business around almost as fast as one of his planes.

Best Project Management and Tracking Tools

IdeaScale

Using Wrike would help you prioritize and schedule projects with the same system as some of the biggest companies such as Google, FitBit and Hawaiian Airlines. There are over 50 pre-made templates available that are designed specifically for each department.

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Rediscovering sustainable competitive advantage

The Future Shapers

Exceptionally successful organisations (some well-known like Ritz-Carlton, Apple or Southwest Airlines and some lesser known like Greyston Bakery, On Running or Haufe umantis) are living proof. Consequently, they spend considerable time and effort designing and improving it.

The “Joy” of Innovation: What We Can Learn from the Story of Serial Innovator and Entrepreneur Joy Mangano

Idea to Value

After her divorce in 1989, Joy Mangano was struggling to pay the bills working two jobs as a waitress and an airline-reservation manager while living with her three kids in Long Island, NY. Mangano started her on-air career at QVC and then sold her company, Ingenious Designs LLC, to HSN in 1999. Producer David O. Russell’s most recent movie, Joy [1] , begins with a title card appearing on the screen announcing this dedication: “Inspired by the true stories of daring women.

Robotic Process Automation: what changes with the automation process

mjvinnovation

For example, companies like airlines employ thousands of customer service agents, but customers are still waiting in line. Download our Design Thinking and Agile In the context of Digital Transformation eBook now!

A new value chain for next-generation mobility

Corporate Innovation

The consumer shift will require the automakers to transition from exclusively designing and manufacturing vehicles for consumers to lease or own, to also providing transportation solutions that address the consumer’s overall mobility experience. The three shifts discussed above will result in a new value chain for on-demand mobility that will consist of the following: Vehicle designer. This is common practice today in the airline industry.

Why you need extreme constraints to fuel innovation

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They talk about Zappos, Southwest Airlines, and Aravind Eye Hospitals to drive home the point about turning a constraint, such as resource, time, and method, into a winning opportunity. Have you heard of the “Prakash Lab”?

Shifting Innovation Perspectives for 2019

The Future Shapers

We looked at designing the future and shaping the journey, and at the importance of communication in engaging people in the transformation required. Andrea Sutton, Vice President of Design Technology at AT&T commented in November 2018 that. “ Elsewhere Southwest Airlines has developed an innovation academy with a view to leveraging human-centred design practices in order to inspire innovation and agile thinking and devolve innovation through best practices.

Game Changers: How Citizen Science and Gamification Are Transforming the Business World

Qmarkets

The Crowdsourcing Week article A Thousand Eyes Are Better Than Two by Shay Hershkovitz details how international naval and air force authorities have implemented crowd-based initiatives in their search for the missing MH 370 airliner.

Stockholm Innovations for the New Year and Beyond

Innovation 360 Group

Today, the merged Air France and KLM Airlines, once rivals, transport nearly 90 million passengers annually. The Nobis eclectically combines the best of the old and new of architecture, design and service for an exceptional hotel experience. I missed the Nobel Prize by a smidge.

Monetizing Big Data in Next-Generation Mobility

Corporate Innovation

Utilizing freeways, and maybe even specially designated lanes in freeways, provides for environments that are more stable and consistent and less complex, compared to urban settings. In particular, big data and AI enable: The vehicle’s design, test, and manufacturing.

20 Ways to Think & Act Like an Innovator

The Future Shapers

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment & Design and their slogan is “ Ideas Worth Spreading ”. or Southwest Airlines that were forced to radically reduce the turnaround time of their planes due to financial pressures. 1 – DARE TO BE DIFFERENT (even a little crazy).

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Why CEOs have Liberal Arts Degrees

Mills-Scofield

They are leading global airline, chemical, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and financial companies, among others. She is now the core programming director for the Brown Entrepreneurship Program and Head of Design for The Intercollegiate Finance Journal.

Need for Speed in Business Model Innovation

Tata Consultancy

There is considerable untapped value in the emerging connected ecosystems for automobiles, airlines, cities, and homes. We are already seeing this in the cars, smart homes, and airlines ecosystems, where there are overlapping platforms, products, and interests.

Are your users S.T.U.P.I.D?

Boxes and Arrows

Applications that are not designed around the user’s workflow have to explain their conceptual model while they are being used: “where&# things are stored, how to make changes, who to send things to. The frequency of use should drive design. users by designing S.M.A.R.T.

Monitoring User Experience Through Product Usage Metrics

Boxes and Arrows

For example, you may notice customers abandoning an eCommerce site on the shopping cart page—that may be because the cart page is poorly designed, or it may be due to the “sticker shock” of high product prices. For example, an airline product team might monitor conversion rates of its mobile app, whereas perhaps flight check-ins are a more meaningful metric for that product. Introduction.

U.S. Air Force Leverages External Innovation to Surface Innovative Ideas

Planview Spigit

Revolutionizing Pilot Training Open Challenge : In the last several years, the USAF has been losing pilots to the airline industry. Advanced Microelectronics Design & Prototype Challenge : AFWERX partnered with Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) to find Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) and System on a Chip (SoC) solutions to improve autonomous vehicles.

THOMAS EDISON’S CREATIVE THINKING HABIT: ADAPTATION

Michael Michalko

His system was 100 times more efficient than existing systems at the time and was subsequently employed in, of course, all air cargo delivery systems in the airline industry.

To succeed, Optimise the one variable that matters

Rmukesh Gupta

This was classically designed with local optimisation. I believe that one of the primary faults, which doesn’t really come up in the above list of reasons why the Bijlmer never became the city of the future was its design. In some cases, it could be increasing worker safety (Alcoa) or reducing cost (Southwest airline) or delighting customers (Virgin). Premise: One of the things that almost everyone of us does is to optimize.

To succeed, Optimise the one variable that matters

Rmukesh Gupta

This was classically designed with local optimisation. I believe that one of the primary faults, which doesn’t really come up in the above list of reasons why the Bijlmer never became the city of the future was its design. In some cases, it could be increasing worker safety (Alcoa) or reducing cost (Southwest airline) or delighting customers (Virgin). Premise: One of the things that almost everyone of us does is to optimize.

Innovation Strategy – 6 Possibilities with Regulatory Constraints

BrainZooming

The JetBlue training program fulfills the regulations along with extra training and measurement steps designed to (JetBlue hopes) demonstrate the greater efficacy of its alternatives approach to standard training.

Straddling: Whole Foods Discontinues 365 Store Format

Michael Roberto

But the new chain will have to work hard to avoid being labeled “a cheaper Whole Foods”, said Kevin Kelley, a principal at strategy and design firm Shook Kelley, which has worked with Whole Foods and other grocers.

Long live the pioneers, rebels and mutineers, go forth and have no fear.

The Future Shapers

” In that piece it also talked about how the Blockchain and Smart Contract technologies were enabling artists to take back control of their music’s value and how The Future Shapers are taking the design and functionality of these new music platforms and applying it to Thought Leadership and media to enable single article sales in a pay per read model. What is the link between singer-songwriter David Bowie, and Marillion the neo-progressive rock band of the 1980s?

Stockholm Innovations for the New Year and Beyond

Innovation 360

Today, the merged Air France and KLM Airlines, once rivals, transport nearly 90 million passengers annually. The Nobis eclectically combines the best of the old and new of architecture, design and service for an exceptional hotel experience. I missed the Nobel Prize by a smidge. More precisely, (not to mention, much more honestly), I recently had the privilege and opportunity to visit Stockholm, Sweden for Innovation Technology training at the offices of Innovation360 Group AB.

Automakers Must Partner Around Big Data

Corporate Innovation

Consider Nissan’s work in designing the NY taxis. Like an airline does with its planes, Uber always wants to understand which of the vehicles in its service are more efficient and allow for higher utilization, while providing the highest satisfaction to the passengers. By extensively utilizing data, and paying attention to detail Tesla has changed the conversation on the type of personalized experience car owners (drivers and passengers) should expect from an automaker.

Automakers Must Partner Around Big Data

Corporate Innovation

Consider Nissan’s work in designing the NY taxis. Like an airline does with its planes, Uber always wants to understand which of the vehicles in its service are more efficient and allow for higher utilization, while providing the highest satisfaction to the passengers. By extensively utilizing data, and paying attention to detail Tesla has changed the conversation on the type of personalized experience car owners (drivers and passengers) should expect from an automaker.

Automakers Must Partner Around Big Data

Corporate Innovation

Consider Nissan’s work in designing the NY taxis. Like an airline does with its planes, Uber always wants to understand which of the vehicles in its service are more efficient and allow for higher utilization, while providing the highest satisfaction to the passengers. By extensively utilizing data, and paying attention to detail Tesla has changed the conversation on the type of personalized experience car owners (drivers and passengers) should expect from an automaker.

People Finder: Searching Without Logic?

Boxes and Arrows

Providing an effective way to search people is thus a key goal in designing intranets. Figure 1: A typical example of not finding a person in staff directory How can you design a better People Finder application than the one that so often says “Staff not found!”?

Now Streaming: Extreme Creativity with Vickie Howell

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Vickie Howell is a broadcast personality, producer, author, designer, and instructor in the DIY world. What I’d also like to do is investigate: can we sell this to an airline?