Ferguson Partners With RocketSpace to Reimagine the Future of the Construction Industry

Rocketspace

distributor of plumbing supplies and PVF (pipe, valves and fittings), to reimagine the future of building development through new technology solutions that enhance customer experiences across the commercial and residential construction, remodel, and services industries.

Destructive and Constructive Innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

Today I read a long post that claimed that up to 30% of the banking jobs in the US would be "destroyed" by innovation. No longer will we need bank tellers. Any job that can be automated or done by machines will be. This is a classic case of creative destruction, described by Schumpeter as a component of innovation. Innovation will always create disruption in existing conventions, economies and industries. This means that it will also destroy EXISTING jobs.

Constructing Innovation as Value Management

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation needs to create value, both short-term and progressively over time. It fuels the growth and fires the imagination.

Constructing the Community

IdeaHunt

Constructing the Community

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

companies in the insurance, construction, and manufacturing. QUANTIFYING A CULTURE OF. INNOVATION A RIGOROUS, QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF. CORPORATE INNOVATION CULTURES Is there a best way for companies to innovate successfully? Our research. proves there is.

Technology Is Rebuilding the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus

The construction industry is notoriously slow when it comes to adopting and utilizing technological solutions. Elsewhere, some suggested that the builder of the future will replace his/her nail gun with a new technology that will completely overhaul the construction industry. However, it’s easy to forget that there is already a wealth of software in the industry, such as Construction Manager, PlanGrid, and many more, but they all are criminally underused.

A Constructive Activity on a Snow Day

Michael Roberto

Another nor'easter rages today in the northeast. Weather forecasters predict 15-20 inches of snow in my region. Many people are not working today. What can and should you with your time if you have some free time?

Moving Lean Construction into the Digital Age: Last Planner Meets Collective Intelligence

Spigit

Our clients in the construction business tell me that the industry enjoys flush times, once again. Many construction firms are family led. Connecting Lean Construction with Collective Intelligence. Figure 1: the six tenets of lean from the Lean Construction Institute.

Moving Lean Construction into the Digital Age: Last Planner Meets Collective Intelligence

Spigit

Our clients in the construction business tell me that the industry enjoys flush times, once again. Many construction firms are family led. Connecting Lean Construction with Collective Intelligence. The construction industry does not need to make the case for innovation.

Are you a Lateral Leader?

Destination Innovation

Encourage constructive dissent. Leadership of Innovation constructive dissent conventional leader empower innovate inspire lateral lateral leaderAs a leader which column do you fall into? Conventional Leaders. Lateral Leaders. Lead from the front. Lead from alongside. Direct. Inspire. Use conventional methods and seek to improve effectiveness and efficiency. Develop new methods and seek to change the rules, change partners or change the approach to the problem.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

verticals, including: biotechnology, chemicals, construction, CPG, education, electronics, energy, finance, food, government, health care, insurance, law, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, public sector, retail, sports, technology, and telecommunications. THE 2018 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED.

Capturing and supporting innovation in the building industry

Innovation Excellence

Whilst the construction industry is not one that is renowned for being particularly innovative, there are in fact a number of fascinating technologies emerging in the sector. Competitions Industry Innovation Open Innovation building construction

How IoT is Transforming Unexpected Industries

Innovation Excellence

Consumer Innovation Industry Innovation R&D Science Technology agriculture construction ecology Internet of Things productivity Telematics

Building Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Feature Of The Week Innovation architecture assumptions building construction hvac macro micro solutionsI have always admired the work of great architects. The challenges they face when designing a new structure seem overwhelming at first glance.

Moroccan Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability culture Innovation People & Skills Processes & Tools Profiles of Innovators construction Desert Climate engineering history Innovation Lessons technologyMorocco is a land that has mystified and enchanted travelers for ages.

The Engineering Behind Modern Superstructures

InnovationManagement

Enabling Factors collaborative innovation construction engineeringHuman talent, drive and innovation can achieve incredible feats - and what more tangible example than modern superstructures? Let’s take a look at some of the drivers behind building bigger and better buildings worldwide, from improved materials, to cross-sector collaboration and beyond.

The Many Lessons of Andy Grove

CorporateIntel

If you try to cheap your way through a poorly constructed algorithm, science will have its way with you and the result won’t be a proud moment. Constructive Confrontation Works – A lot of people who didn’t grow up in the Intel culture found it an impossible place to survive.

ikeGPS – How To Invest in Trends To Escape Your Core and Grow Explosively

Adam Hartung

EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) companies like Black & Veatch, Bechtel. The earliest adopters, and biggest fans of laser measuring via mobile devices weren’t in the construction business. Would you like to triple your revenue next year?

This guy made a fun video while renovating his garage

Idea to Value

Youtuber Hampton Rutland explains how he’s finishing a construction project with wood he reclaimed from a derelict demolished house. This video might start off looking like just another DIY project, but partway through it shows the fun and creativity that the author put into it.

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Andy Grove: Silicon Valley Legend

Michael Roberto

In the book, he discusses the importance of constructive conflict as a means of making sound decisions particularly at strategic inflection points. constructive conflict Grove IntelSource: Time magazine Andy Grove died this week. A Silicon Valley legend, Grove led Intel for many years.

The Innovative Home: Sustainable, Smart, Mainstream

Innovation Excellence

This piece looks at the future between now and 2030, and predicts that the greatest need for innovation is going to be in green and smart construction in both residential and commercial construction.

This guy just built an unbelievable instrument with 2000 marbles

Idea to Value

It’s made of over 3000 pieces, constructed out of nothing but plywood, screws, wire, marbles, pieces of instruments and LEGO (the trademark sign of any creative project).

Three Behaviors that will Grow Innovative Teamwork

Innovation Excellence

Innovative teamwork depends first and foremost on the team’s ability to hold constructive conflict. That ability, in turn, depends on each team member having these 3 behaviors.

The Power of the Ignorant Leader

The Future Shapers

George Kelly’s Personal Construct Theory helps us to understand that we all create our own reality of how the world works so that we can make sense of what we observe or experience. We then construct patterns from what we experience to predict what will happen in the future. Leaders mitigate the risks of personal construct through seeing reality through as many eyes as possible. Personal Construct can make us act as if we are a doctor who prescribes before we diagnose.

How to kill innovation with email, guaranteed!

Innovation Excellence

Constructive Disagreement. How often do you use the BCC field in an email header? Here is one negative consequence to consider. Innovation is a team sport. You must rely not only on your own ingenuity and creativity, but also on that of your team members.

Let’s Get Real About Innovation Hurdles

Innovation Excellence

This is a brief case study for meaningful & constructive conversations about why things aren’t working within our innovation efforts. — Quick intro I’m passionate about helping people take their best ideas to market, and I’m fully aware that ideas can come from anyone or anywhere. But to get to market is often a complicated.

3 Reasons Children are More Creative Than Adults

Innovation Excellence

The factor that affects team productivity and creativity is the ability to conduct constructive conflict. In turn, three other factors that affect that ability, which are strong in children, and disappears when they reach adulthood and the work environment.

Personal Learning Pathways

Innovation Excellence

Clearly, many of these are digital to construct, so as to apply the more. My mind has been swirling around the significant changes taking place around learning.

3 Innovations That Made The World A Better Place

Ideanote

Through constructing elegant hierarchies for maximum code reuse and extensibility.” “But most importantly we’re making the world a better place. ” The post 3 Innovations That Made The World A Better Place appeared first on Ideanote

Leonard: 4 pillars of a wise corporate Open Lab

Innovation Excellence

Leonard is the new innovation entity initiated by VINCI, a major player in construction, and concession agreement indutries. VINCI designs, finances, builds, and operates infrastructure and facilities that help improve daily life and mobility for all.

10 Famous inventions that were the culmination of other people’s work

Idea to Value

And as the industrial revolution and the growth of cities led to taller buildings being constructed, people became tired of having to climb multiple flights of stairs. A dirty (yet open) secret about innovation is that most great breakthroughs don’t happen thanks to a single lone genius.

Leonard, the 4 pillars of a wise corporate Open Lab

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Leonard is the new innovation entity initiated by VINCI, a major player in construction, and concession agreement indutries. VINCI designs, finances, builds, and operates infrastructure and facilities that help improve daily life and mobility for all. I spoke with Matthieu … Continue reading → Innovation Incubation Innovation Center Innovation Management intrapreneur intrapreneurship Leonard Matthieu Lerondeau Philippe Dewost Prospective Start-up Vinci

The Wearable Foreseeable Future of the Workplace

Innovation Excellence

Enterprises are scrambling to establish a competitive edge through the use of these glasses, goggles, and phone carriers, and pilots are rolling out globally in factories, construction.

Content recommendations and the creation of emotions

Boxes and Arrows

I will show that the Netflix mechanism contains characteristics of updated theories of emotion—mainly constructed emotions theory—but it still lacks several essential components. One of the leading new theories is the constructed emotions theory.

Sourcing Novel Timber Building Concepts with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

“This is the first Open Source Wood Hackathon, but also a pioneering event in the wood construction industry, “said Mikko Saavalainen, SVP Business Development at Metsa Wood. The open innovation challenge had several aims, including: To increase the use of wood in construction.

Keep it Simple – Like the Original Spreadsheet

Destination Innovation

’ There were many ways that he could have constructed the basic formulas. Dan Bricklin was a student on a Harvard MBA course who struggled with all the models and calculations that the case studies required.

If the Door is Shut, Open it. If the Door is Open, Shut it.

Destination Innovation

Children and enthusiasts build it themselves by plugging together the components and then writing code for the machine they constructed. In looking for innovations it is sometimes helpful to consider whether your product or service is open or closed.

Collaborating Robots Build Concrete Structure

IdeaConnection

However, according to a paper about their research ( Large-scale 3D Printing by a Team of Mobile Robots ) in the journal ‘Automation in Construction’, the NTU scientists have something particular in mind.

Get Innovative Solutions with the Ideas Exchange Method

Destination Innovation

Each individual has to construct a proposition based on the three words they have received. Image by Geralt on Pixabay. The Ideas Exchange is a brainstorm method which I use with larger groups. It is easy to run, quick and effective. This is the procedure: 1. The problem is clearly stated.

Four Reasons to Take a Rapid Prototyping Approach to Your PLM Implementation

Innovation Excellence

The waterfall approach, which originates from very structured project methodologies in the manufacturing and construction industries, is a linear and sequential approach to software implementations.