Amazon’s Alexa Growth Engine

Daniel Burrus

But what’s far more intriguing is how Amazon is leveraging the digital assistant technology within the device—named Alexa—and its potential use in any number of other devices and applications. That’s another Amazon game-changer and an ideal example of the technological and economic potential of opening a system up to outside collaborative innovation. What’s really intriguing about Alexa technology is its potential application in any number of other products and devices.

#1,333 – Carbon Engineering

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

As the Atlantic puts it, “Their research seems almost to smuggle technologies out of the realm of science fiction and into the real. Even if you don’t believe in Climate Change you’ll love this next idea.

Technology and sustainability optimism

Norbert Bol

Innovative sustainable technology is considered to be positively contributing to sustainability. For example where new technologies are able to solve climate change problems providing clean energy solutions. Sustainable technology for whom? Is technology optimism justified?

TED talk: “I am not a visionary, I’m an engineer” [video]

Innovation Excellence

Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice -- first with Linux, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by coders worldwide.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

Products, services, technologies, and even. The only defensible competitive advantage resides underneath the products, services, business processes, technologies, and business models we deliver to the. competitors—new entrants that offer up products or technologies at a fraction of.

We Need to Re-engineer Our Organizations for a New Era of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

The rise of digital technology. In the first half of the 20th century, Alfred Sloan created the modern corporation at General Motors. In many ways, it was based on the military.

The Engineering Stakeholder Interview

Boxes and Arrows

The Engineering Stakeholder Interview. Engineering stakeholders. Try to speak with engineering management as well as the design engineer(s), if such a role exists; it’s seldom a good idea to involve the entire engineering team at this point.

When the Idea is Ahead of the Technology

Destination Innovation

Sometimes the idea is tremendous but it fails because of the current state of technology or infrastructure. The English mathematician, Charles Babbage, invented the idea of the digital computer with his design for a ‘Difference Engine’ which he started to build in 1823.

The Story of Technology

Innovation Excellence

Every age is defined by its technology. The stories of Dickens wouldn’t have been possible without the steam engine and the industrial revolution it brought about. And what would the 20th century have been like without the internal combustion engine and electricity?

Technology leads, innovation exploitation is lagging

Paul Hobcraft

I can’t see this continuing to work in any efficient or effective way in such a digital hyper connected world, where insights flood into the innovation engine room, expecting the same ‘hyper’ response and delivery outcome result.

3 Technologies You Need To Start Paying Attention To Right Now

Innovation Excellence

At any given time, a technology or two captures the zeitgeist. In a sense, Innovation computing architectures Genetic Engineering Materials Science neuromorphic chips quantum computingA few years ago it was social media and mobile that everybody was talking about.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

nable pipelines and applied technology to manage those pipelines. With the right technology, could you manage this pipeline the way you manage a sales pipeline? You might think the most productive innovation system would be full of engineers or other problem-solvers.

Qmarkets Provides Award-Winning Innovation Engine for Hyundai

Qmarkets

Hyundai Motor America is focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience grounded in design leadership, engineering excellence and exceptional value in every vehicle we sell. The post Qmarkets Provides Award-Winning Innovation Engine for Hyundai appeared first on Qmarkets.

Next Generation Technology for the Agile Enterprise

SnapStrat

We founded SnapStrat on the premise that rapidly accelerating business cycles demand unprecedented levels of agility in technology supported by critical technology-enabled business functionality: Adaptive Data Models : The ability to consume and analyze a wide variety of data sources from constantly changing data models without rebuilding functionality. These critical objectives are very challenging for most organizations because it requires a new technology paradigm.

Where speed, innovation, technology and strategy collide

RTI Innovation Advisors

Digital transformation - a "third wave" of information technology that creates an entirely new way to capture real time data and perhaps make sense of that data on the fly, could radically change how businesses operate, how they make money and how they interact with customers, consumers and suppliers. We aren't quite certain yet how IoT, Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence, robotics and other technologies will change things.

How Technology is Changing the Role of Librarians

InnovationManagement

However, the engineers tasked with planning the project immediately opposed the concept, opting for a renovation that would leave a significant portion of the book collection on-site. Organization & Culture innovation library technology

Bubble® PPM grows technology development capability

Bubblegroup

. Bubble ® PPM grows technology development capability . Richard Carter joins Bubble ® as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). . In his role Richard will be responsible for overall application development, technology development, and product delivery.

5 Innovative Technologies of the 21st Century

InnovationManagement

The researchers and engineers of the 21st century have produced marvels such as personalized hover boards, self-driving cars and, of course, the societally pervasive smartphone. Organization & Culture 3-D printing fiber optics innovation smart phones technologyWhile the devices are commonplace now, just a decade and a half ago they were unfathomable.

Financial Post: Reverse Engineering a Startup

Venture2

The Financial Post (Canada) published an article on McCain Foods and their partnership with Fiddlehead, a technology startup in the food-tech space. The post Financial Post: Reverse Engineering a Startup appeared first on Venture2 Inc.

Qmarkets Provides Award-Winning Innovation Engine for Hyundai

Qmarkets

Hyundai Motor America is focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience grounded in design leadership, engineering excellence and exceptional value in every vehicle we sell. The post Qmarkets Provides Award-Winning Innovation Engine for Hyundai appeared first on Qmarkets.

World Music Hackathon: Re-engineering Music

hackerearth

Your ideas will interface the path in rethinking and re-engineering music for the digital age. Here are the primary focus areas: Enabling music for the disabled : For people with disabilities, technology has the potential to unlock new possibilities. Technology can enable communication, navigation, and independence of disabled people while learning and creating music. Innovative technology can minimize and discourage music piracy.

Technology, Technologists and Customers

Mike Shipulski

And just like with the horses, because they don’t know the emergent technologies and their radically different capabilities, they can’t ask for what’s possible. They won’t ask for a combustion engine that eliminates their horses because all they know is horses.

12 Technology Categories That Will Transform Careers

Daniel Burrus

As technology continues to impact our lives, workers at every level in today’s ever-changing labor market need to be prepared with skills to adapt and succeed in the workplace. That’s why I wrote my latest bestseller, The Anticipatory Organization , and why I’m now helping you to connect the dots on how the 12 Hard Trends driven by technology I outline below will transform every career, and create new ones.

Technology Makes Us Dumber If We Let It

Game-Changer

I believe technology is making us smarter, maybe not dumber; but dependent on it. Is technology making us dumber? One place we see a clear sign that technology stifles creativity is in social media. Anyway, I personally don’t feel as though technology is making me dumber.

Technology Scouting Excellence 2017 Speaker Lineup

eZassi

Announcing Technology Scouting Excellence Speakers. Today we are excited to announce the speaker lineup for the Technology Scouting 2017 conference. Alp Akonur , Director Technology Strategy R&D Due Diligence. Ron Lewis , Director of Engineering, Innovation & Integration.

The Transformation of IP Technology

Anaqua

The accelerating pace of technological advancement is both unmistakable and inexorable today. These assets are bringing about exciting things in several areas: infrastructure and automation, new technologies, and improved integration of actionable data, analytics, and decision support.

Technology Scouting Software for Open Innovation

eZassi

Technology Scouting Allows Organizations to Find Innovators and Solvers. This is called “technology scouting,” and it’s a critical aspect of open innovation. Finding these niche “solvers” is technology scouting, or “cyber scouting.”

Consulting Industry Faces Threat From Artificial Intelligence

Braden Kelley

Meanwhile, the tireless … Continue reading → Change Innovation Technology Artificial Intelligence Automation Engineers consulting disruption internal consulting strategy consulting

The right time horizon for technology development

Mike Shipulski

Patents are the currency of technology and profits are the currency of business. And as it turns out, if you focus on creating technology you’ll get technology (and patents) and if you focus on profits you’ll get profits.

Technology Use for Whitespace R&D [Infographic]

eZassi

Through a technology-driven process, you can build extensively upon your core traits to discover and identify whitespace targets. Deconstruction Engine. Utilizing a unique deconstruction technology-driven engine, you can break down and deconstruct your core traits, piece-by-piece. With the use of searchbot technology, you can data mine and extensively crawl the world wide web to unearth new solutions and innovators within the whitespace realm.

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

Idea to Value

Or how the iPod revolutionised personal music thanks to the combination of progress in the disparate fields of digital music compression, hard drive miniaturisation, cheap ARM microprocessors and various other technological innovations. James Watt and the steam engine.

Fostering Innovation with Technology Foresight

ITONICS

With 25,000 engineers, more than 19,000 patents, and leadership positions in 18 different IT categories, Cisco already enjoys a rich history of high-tech innovation. The post Fostering Innovation with Technology Foresight appeared first on.

Should Innovators Reveal How Much They Let Technology Make Creative Choices?

Innovation in Practice

But the reality is that the best innovators boost their creative output with the help of structured tools like patterns and even technology. David Pogue wrote a brilliant article in Scientific American titled, "Should Artists Reveal How Much They Let Technology Make Creative Choices?"

Fostering Innovation with Technological Solutions – Part 2

Wazoku

The Apollo program has been called the greatest technological achievement in human history. Apollo stimulated many areas of technology, leading to over 1,800 spinoff products as of 2015. The post Fostering Innovation with Technological Solutions – Part 2 appeared first on Wazoku.

How Technology Grows (a restatement of definite optimism)

The Inovo Group

we have two big biases when we talk about technology. But the author’s argument that it is process knowledge that is the most important driver of our economic engine isn’t necessarily compelling. The post How Technology Grows (a restatement of definite optimism) appeared first on Inovo.

How Google Innovates

Innovation Excellence

Steve Jobs built—and then revived—Apple by fusing technology with design. Case Study Innovation Technology Artificial Intelligence Data Science deep learning Google Google Brain image search Math research search engines voice search

How Cisco fosters Innovation with Technology Foresight

ITONICS

With 25,000 engineers, more than 19,000 patents, and leadership positions in 18 different IT categories, Cisco already enjoys a rich history of high-tech innovation. The post How Cisco fosters Innovation with Technology Foresight appeared first on.

How Cisco fosters Innovation with Technology Foresight

ITONICS

With 25,000 engineers, more than 19,000 patents, and leadership positions in 18 different IT categories, Cisco already enjoys a rich history of high-tech innovation. The post How Cisco fosters Innovation with Technology Foresight appeared first on.

Saum Mathur, SVP for Big Data Analytics and Information Management CA Technologies at CA Technologies

BPI Game Changer Interviews

The CA Technologies Business Analytics team is a global corporate team that provides business insights to stakeholders across the company, including sales, marketing, customer support, customer success, product engineering, HR, finance – you know: everybody.

Exponential Growth: the technological evolution dictating new business models

mjvinnovation

Read on to understand what Exponential Growth is, how you can use technology to scale your business at exponential rates and more! Canadian Salim Ismail – serial entrepreneur, angel investor, author, speaker and technology strategist – coined the term Exponential Organization in his eponymous book. Digital technology enables rapid scaling, expense reduction, and community engagement. Still within the technology topic, we need to focus on algorithms.

Design Thinking in Lima Peru

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Build Capability Case Study Design Innovation Latin America People & Skills Processes & Tools Uncategorized collaboration Design Challenge Design Thinking engineering Insights teams technology

How to Get Your Innovation Engine to Fire on All Cylinders

Tata Consultancy

For your organization to be able to continuously generate and convert new and novel ideas to value, you need to create an innovation engine that is fine-tuned to your organization’s circumstances and practices. This will be the crux of your innovation engine. For example, Google X is focused on creating new markets with breakthrough technologies, while Google sets its sights on enhancing current web offerings for current customers with incrementally improved technologies.

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.