Key Trends in Transportation Innovation

InnovationManagement

When people think of the transportation industry, they are often thinking of auto manufacturers, but it includes a wealth of other companies and products: from shipping and logistics firms, to travel transportation, non-motorized transport (like bicycles) and more. Strategy 3D printing gig economy lyft autonomous vehicles sustainability transportation

How Will Transportation Change in the Next Thirty Years

IdeaScale

Tony Seba, author of Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation said “We are on the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history.” Well, for one, transportation won’t always be necessary anymore.

3 TED Talks That Anyone Working in Transportation Innovation Needs to Watch

Rocketspace

2018 was a bumper year for mobility technology and for transportation.

Transport Challenge: Deutsche Bahn and Data Pitch ask startups to change the future of transport

Innovation Excellence

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Transportation and Logistics Startups Attracting Corporate Investment

Rocketspace

It shouldn't come as a surprise that overall funding for transportation-focused startups doubled in just one year—from $7 billion in 2014 to $14 billion in 2015—according to Volvo Group's venture capital arm. Below are some transportation and logistics startups that have received substantial corporate backing: Finance Accelerators Venture Capital Logistics CVC

Mobility and Transportation Disruption: Manufacturing On-Demand

Rocketspace

When thinking about the future of mobility, manufacturing isn't an industry that immediately jumps to mind for most people. Trends Logistics Mobility

Is Free Public Transportation the Answer for Germany to Meet Pollution Norms of EU?

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: DW Akademie recently reported that Germany would like to experiment with making public transportation free in 5 of its cities to explore if this can help it meet the pollution norms of European Union. In an ideal world, they might even be willing to take public transportation instead of taking their cars out. So, why are more people not taking public transportation? Is taking public transport faster? Is taking public transport convenient?

From A to B: Keeping Your Local Business Transportation Costs Down

The Human Factor

You don’t, however, want your transport costs to eat into your profit margin too much. The biggest cost for your transport operations will, of course, be the fuel that your vehicles need.

Affordable Transportation Network Wins $1 Million Open Innovation Prize

IdeaConnection

A revolutionary way to help refugees connect with important services such as schools, hospitals and markets

Poke the Box and Innovation Comes Out

Innovation Excellence

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Monetizing Personalized Transportation Experiences by Exploiting Big Data

Corporate Innovation

ACE vehicles combined with Mobility Services such as ridesharing, car sharing and multimodal transportation options will give rise to a new personal mobility model that combines car ownership with car access. The emerging car ownership/car access hybrid model for personal mobility will negatively impact the automotive industry’s established business models , as well as the models of other industries that are part of the transportation ecosystem.

Monetizing Personalized Transportation Experiences by Exploiting Big Data

Corporate Innovation

ACE vehicles combined with Mobility Services such as ridesharing, car sharing and multimodal transportation options will give rise to a new personal mobility model that combines car ownership with car access. The emerging car ownership/car access hybrid model for personal mobility will negatively impact the automotive industry’s established business models , as well as the models of other industries that are part of the transportation ecosystem.

Monetizing Personalized Transportation Experiences by Exploiting Big Data

Corporate Innovation

ACE vehicles combined with Mobility Services such as ridesharing, car sharing and multimodal transportation options will give rise to a new personal mobility model that combines car ownership with car access. The emerging car ownership/car access hybrid model for personal mobility will negatively impact the automotive industry’s established business models , as well as the models of other industries that are part of the transportation ecosystem.

Innovation in Cities – How Big Data Builds Smart Cities

InnovationManagement

Strategies big data governments innovative local policy movement data population management populations public transport senor-driven smart navigation transportation trendsMore people are living in cities than ever before. More people are living closer together and changing weather and climate trends carry more threats to citizens. As cities become more digital, it is becoming easier to understand and predict the trends that are affecting the lives of the population.

Innovation Leaders Are Good at These Three Things

InnovationManagement

Strategies covia crowdsourcing employee engagement implementation queensland police transportation research boardIdeaScale has honored innovation leaders in their annual Innovation Management Awards for six years now. Award recipients have come from almost every industry with a variety of goals (from eradicating cancer to identifying new university technology best practices), but this year’s winners share a few key characteristics that all innovation leaders need to embody.

Solving Wicked Problems

Innovation Excellence

Premise: DW Akademie recently reported that Germany would like to experiment with making public transportation free in 5 of its cities to explore if this can help it meet the pollution norms of European Union. Innovation Free public transportation Germany problem solving wicked problems

Automakers Scramble to Respond to the Threat of Self-Driving Cars

Rocketspace

Working With Startups Open Innovation Accelerators Corporate-Startup Partnerships Mobility TransportationAt times, this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) looked more like the Detroit Auto Show than an annual consumer electronics outing in Las Vegas.

7 Days Sans Voiture for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Better Government Diversity Government public transportationOne of the activities I undertake to force my brain to step outside of any regular patterns is to listen to an internet stream of an all-news French radio station, known as FranceInfo.

Harley Davidson Has Far Worse Problems Than President Trump or EU Tariffs

Adam Hartung

In the Swamp Innovation Investing Manufacturing Transportation Trends BMW Harley harley-davidson indian kawasaki motorcycles polaris suzuki victory motorcycles yamahaHarley Davidson's response to avoid EU tariffs is to build a plant in Europe- where competition is tougher than in the US. Seems a bit too late for this aging brand that's been bailed out, lost market share for years and is facing changing demand.

Is Digital Technology Really Making Us Any Better Off?

Innovation Excellence

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4 Industries Poised to Benefit from AI

Daniel Burrus

Transportation. AI Alexa Amazon Anticipatory Organization Artificial Intelligence Dan Burrus Daniel Burrus Education Hard Trend Healthcare Legal TransportationFor many of us, our experience with artificial intelligence (AI) may be, for lack of a better way to put it, “helpfully cool.”

Easing Traffic Congestion with Open Innovation

IdeaConnection

Cairo Transport App Challenge – a search for traffic solutions that use new communications technologies. Ford Motor Company’s Innovate Mobility Challenge – looked for solutions to transport challenges faced by different regions.

Harley Davidson Has Far Worse Problems Than President Trump or EU Tariffs

Adam Hartung

In the Swamp Innovation Investing Manufacturing Transportation Trends BMW Harley harley-davidson indian kawasaki motorcycles polaris suzuki victory motorcycles yamahaHarley Davidson's response to avoid EU tariffs is to build a plant in Europe- where competition is tougher than in the US. Seems a bit too late for this aging brand that's been bailed out, lost market share for years and is facing changing demand.

MyQ will change the way you travel forever

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Continue reading → Digital & Media Innovation Ishiaku Gwamna Lagos mobile app MyQ Nigeria Queuing SeedStarsWorld Start-up TransportationThe winner of Seedstars World 'start-up competition' in Lagos is MyQ, a queue management application, which organizes and manages vehicle queuing. Ishiaku Gwamna, CEO of Softronix, the company which designed MyQ, kindly lets us discover MyQ more in-depth.

Answering Big Questions about the Universe with Big Data

IdeaConnection

New ways to store, transport, access and explore radio astronomy big data

How to Negotiate and Book Corporate Event Space

Rocketspace

There are a handful of things that you need to budget for including event space, catering, transportation, and more. Hosting a corporate event can be pretty costly. At the end of the event, you're often left wondering if it was even worth the investment. Event Venue

Webinar: How R&D Alliances Lead to Breakthrough Innovations

Wellspring

Autonomous vehicles will upend transportation. Is disruptive innovation a waste of effort? Everyone these days feels the tug of disruption. Blockchain will revolutionize banking. Pick any industry, and you’ll find a disruptive threat somewhere on the horizon. R&D Research

The Challenges Facing Our Future Mobility

Rocketspace

The future of mobility looks bright, but it's not just technological challenges that have to be overcome before driverless cars, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and Hyperloop transport are common. Each of these transport revolutions comes with its own set of ethical issues, legal and liability problems, and the unique challenge of public, government, and business appetite for these changes.

Could this crazy new Elevated Bus solve China’s crippling traffic?

Idea to Value

A few months ago in May 2016, I saw some internet articles about a new public transport design from China: a “Transit Elevated Bus” (TEB) system which would drive above cars and be a frankenstein mix between a […]. This is an incredible example of how quickly innovations can be turned from ideas into real-world experiments.

BP and RocketSpace Test Advanced Mobility Solutions with Global Startups

Rocketspace

London and San Francisco – October 9, 2018 - BP and RocketSpace , founders of the Mobility Tech Innovation Collaborative , are shaping the future movement of people, goods, and services in collaboration with global mobility and smart transportation industry leaders.

Who’s Playing the Micro-Mobility Game?

Wellspring

Micro-mobility is one of the latest trends to emerge out of the transportation industry. It’s a concept that has gained so much traction that even major automotive players, like Ford and Volkswagen , are getting involved.

What is Tesla? It’s Not A Car Company…

Game-Changer

Ask anybody what Tesla is and they’ll tell you it’s a transportation company, a car company, a software company or a technology company. Want to know what it’s going to be like to transport everything while minimizing the effects on the environment?

The Story Behind Smart Roadways May Surprise You

Phil McKinney

Cities grow in size building the need for smart transportation. Need is the best driver of amazing innovations. The planet’s environment struggles with its resource limits. The need to be sustainable grows.

Why digital transformation will drive business model innovation

RTI Innovation Advisors

Shift in car acquisition If consumer tastes change and if autonomous vehicles (which are just specialized robots) become a more compelling offering, consumers will likely view transportation as a service. As this movement gains steam, and autonomous vehicles gain traction, it's increasingly likely that individuals don't acquire cars, they pay for transportation or miles traveled.

Try this Brainstorm Method – The Contradictory Innovation

Destination Innovation

The inflatable dartboard is easy to transport and works well with velcro darts. Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay. Consider for a moment these self-contradictory innovations: The solar-powered torch (flashlight). The inflatable dartboard. The underwater hairdryer.