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

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.

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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.

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

Poking the Box for Innovation

Braden Kelley

Of course a million and one innovation and creativity consultants will endlessly … Continue reading → Innovation Strategy Technology Design future ground transportation Public Transportation transportation videos

Is Digital Technology Really Making Us Any Better Off?

Innovation Excellence

Digital Technology The Economy aging Apple Appliances change computing invention Solar Energy Solar Power Steve Jobs Transformation transportation

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Big Automakers Look to Startups to Ignite Innovation

Rocketspace

Ford's foray into ride-sharing via its purchase of the Chariot shuttle service in the beginning of September marks one of the latest moves of big automakers seeking innovation through partnerships with transportation startups. Other major global automakers, including BMW, Volvo, Toyota, and GM have made several acquisitions and dozens of investments in startups over the past five years, and CB Insights says private auto tech companies are likely to break deal and funding records this year.

How Technology is Shaping Marketing in the Next Decade

Innovation Excellence

If you took a reasonably competent marketer from 2007 and transported her to today, much of what she knew about her job would be irrelevant. Ten years ago, social media was in its infancy. Nobody even heard of mobile marketing, content marketing or big data.

Lessons learned from RocketSpace's Corporate Membership Summit in September

Rocketspace

With two days of workshops on topics like practical innovation and presentations from entrepreneurial leaders such as Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation, the event gave attendees a practical toolkit to bring their ventures to market faster.

Welcome to the Future of Drones: An Insider's Look

Rocketspace

For corporate innovation teams in mobility, transportation, IoT (and more), drone tech is a major area of opportunity. The FAA predicts that as early as 2017, 2.5 million drones will be used in the United States alone, and drone sales will exceed $5 billion. By 2025, the drone market will create an $82 billion economic impact and account for 100,000 jobs in the U.S. Insider Corporate Innovation Trends Drones

The Future Of Robots

Innovation Excellence

The job it performed, transporting die-castings and welding them onto car bodies was not only onerous, but dangerous to human workers, who faced both the risk of injury and being exposed to toxic fumes.

10 Industries The Internet of Things Will Change Forever

Game-Changer

Transportation. The complexities associated with transportation – particularly in densely populated urban environments – are many, though studies show, increasingly, that the IoT has a part to play in making transport safer and more efficient.

Why Corporate Accelerators Fail — and What to Do About It [Part I]

Rocketspace

This capability is especially important in industries like aeronautics, food and agriculture, telecommunications, and transportation that are otherwise resistant to change.

Comment on To Fee or Not To Fee…That is the Question by Chris Price

Stephen Shapiro

As Uber makes transportation more accessible, so do other technologies make our content more accessible. Great points Stephen and good analogy with Uber. Like a taxi company that once had a monopoly, we no longer can sit on our laurels and expect customers to bend over backwards for us. We have to come to where they are. That’s hard work and many would rather moan, complain, and wish for the old world. Thanks for sharing your perspective

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.

Monetizing Big Data in Next-Generation Mobility

Corporate Innovation

In my book and previous posts I build a broad case for the importance of big data and AI in next-generation mobility , and provide several examples of data that is being collected, or can be collected, in a variety of transportation and logistics situations.

The Living Labs Driving Open Innovation in the Public Sector

Innocentive

Communities around the world are gathering together to solve a wide range of challenges – health, transport, access to technology, energy, food, and more. Open innovation is becoming well established as an important business model. But can it be used in public services, creating opportunities for citizens to participate in generating solutions for their communities? We think it has a lot of promise – and we’re not alone.

Elon Musk – Serial Entrepreneur and founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX

Destination Innovation

In 2008 NASA chose SpaceX to transport cargo to the International Space Station (ISS). In 2013 Musk proposed a radical new concept for transportation, the ‘Hyperloop’ which would transport people at speeds of up to 700 mph through pods in low-pressure tubes.

A new value chain for next-generation mobility

Corporate Innovation

ACE vehicles and on-demand mobility will cause three major shifts that can lead to the disruption of the automotive and transportation industries: a consumer shift, an automotive industry shift, and a mobility services shift. Particularly in megacities, congestion is severely impacting individual productivity because the transportation infrastructure has reached, or is reaching, capacity. TNCs, and private transportation).

NYC Buses prove innovation must start with the customer

Idea to Value

When asked about what was most important to them, people using the buses in New York City just gave the public transport department a big surprise. You know, all of the things which directly impact the primary purpose of the service the customers actually use, which is transportation from point A to point B. “We’re

High-Profile Deals Show Corporate Fervor for Tech Startups

Rocketspace

JetBlue's venture investment in airport ground-transport booking firm Mozio in July is one in a recent series of high-profile deals that demonstrate the eagerness of big businesses to partner with tech startups that can provide expertise, new capabilities, and innovative leadership. “We

To Get Big, Start Really Small

Tim Kastelle

Railways were first developed to help get coal out of mines; their real significance as the main means of transport of people and goods was difficult to even imagine in a world of canals, turnpikes and horses.

The Collaborative Economy and ODI

Strategyn

Uber’s job-to-be-done is “get transported over short distances.” ” Uber has an equally simple premise: personalized car transportation that is instantaneous and ubiquitous.

Create your own Corporate Miracle Garden

Destination Innovation

The jaded visitor is transported into a joyful mood. I recently visited Dubai to give a class on Innovation. I asked the hotel concierge for a recommendation of where to visit on a free morning. He listed all the main sights but I had already seen them.

In business, you change with the times or flame out

Game-Changer

This includes people working in service industries like transportation; such as taxi drivers. How is the world going to look like in 5 to 10 years? Unfortunately the average Joe doesn’t ask himself this question.

The Wheel: A Great Innovation?

Innovation in Practice

How could anyone who understood the concept of the wheel not have used it for transportation? A more important question: Was the wheel such a good idea that building a toy dog on wheels should inevitably have transformed a transportation system?

Fresh Air From Students' Open Eyes at ExxonMobil

Imaginatik

Antigravity and Hovering Technology for Transportation. I had the pleasure of organizing a special future oriented ideation session for ExxonMobil with students of the Foresight program of the University of Houston College of Technology.

Understanding innovation's past leads to incredible insight

OVO Innovation

Very few companies existed and most "innovation" was in the realm of transportation - primarily moving goods and/or people on waterways (canals, steamships) or rail. After the Civil War and up to the Great Depression there was a significant flowering of major industries, building on the transportation infrastructure built earlier and on the idea of mass production. Mass production isn't all that useful unless there is a good transportation infrastructure, as an example.

Internet of Things will make you live longer!

Board of Innovation

The healthcare industry, just like the manufacturing, agriculture, transportation, and many other industries, has not been spared by the IOT revolution.

Innovation and creativity: the lasting competitive advantage

OVO Innovation

Ford and the automotive manufacturers must shift their thinking from building cars to financing vehicles to providing transportation. I wrote recently about my last trip to Dubai, and the impact it had on me. Dubai is unusual because it combines a number of factors - an energetic leadership, a country and region hungry for growth and transformation, a significant investment pool, and a real "can do" spirit. Clearly things are changing quickly there, and everywhere.

Analysis Of The Next-Generation Mobility Value Chain

Corporate Innovation

This value chain is the result of the consumer shift from a car ownership-centric transportation model to a hybrid model that blends car ownership with mobility services, and the stated intent by the providers of certain of these services to adopt of Autonomous Connected Electrified (ACE) vehicles.

Can you innovate with the under-utilized assets in your business?

Destination Innovation

Brandy was originally a by-product used to help transport wine. In the middle ages in France duties were levied on the volume of wine being transported. Sometimes the by-product, the surplus or the unwanted extra can become the unexpected success. All it takes is a little imagination.

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

automobile or food industry, public transportation), or a more adaptive style if the environment is highly dynamic and unpredictable (e.g.

Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector

Innovation in Practice

Facing especially wicked problems, social sector organizations are searching for powerful new methods to understand and address them. Design Thinking for the Greater Good goes in depth on both the how of using new tools and the why.