Why Travel Makes You A Better Entrepreneur
APRIL 17, 2016
Being a passionate about traveling I found that this activity may stimulate your entrepreneurial thoughts, spontaneously give you an absolutely brilliant idea, provide with the sudden solution you’ve been looking for so long, calm your inner tornado etc.
Virgin just invested in new supersonic jets which travel faster than Concorde
Idea to Value
MARCH 31, 2016
It will travel 2.6 With some estimates that affordable supersonic mass travel could eventually become a $100bn industry, compared to the total 2015 airline industry value of $742bn , this really could be the next big leap in travel. Virgin will partner with Boom to buy 10 of its new supersonic aircraft, with ticket prices about the same as current business class.
Travel Blogging – Texas, an Airport Bar, and Doing Tequila Shots
OCTOBER 8, 2015
Traveling Deep in the Heart of Texas. Travel Blogging at an Airport Bar. You gotta love travel blogging! – Mike Brown. Brainzooming - All Posts Collaboration Communication Humor Performance Blogging travel
Summer Travel Blogging – All the Fun Places You’ll See
JULY 21, 2016
Summer travel is a fascinating study in how little people think about the ways their bodies AND their clothes will be stretched beyond normal limits. Brainzooming - All Posts Humor larry king travel
6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful
Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint
travel abroad. BOOK GROUP PRESS www.gbgpress.com GREENLEAF The H o w t o C r e a t e a C U l t U r e o f i N N o v a t i o N S o r e n K a p l a n , p h D An Excerpt from. Th e advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation, You Should.
MyQ will change the way you travel forever
Rapid Innovation in digital time
OCTOBER 7, 2015
The 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. Continue reading → Digital & Media Innovation Ishiaku Gwamna Lagos mobile app MyQ Nigeria Queuing SeedStarsWorld Start-up Transportation
Open Innovation Challenge to Improve Air Travel: Winners Announced
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
Such was the success of the open innovation challenge that the airport is looking to launch future challenges to help improve passengers’ travel experiences. Several airline passengers have a little more money in the bank thanks to an open innovation competition in Germany.
How WOW Air Disrupted The Airline Industry
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
The Rise of Icelandic Travel in the United States: Iceland is anticipated to have more tourists than their entire population this year according to Vox. Innovation Airline Industry airlines disruption Iceland travel Wow Air
Innovation Sighting: Adjustable Airline Seats
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
Continue reading → Consumer Innovation Creativity Growth Strategy airlines flying invention travel innovationHere's a nice example of the Attribute Dependency Technique, one of five in the innovation method called Systematic Inventive Thinking (SIT).
The State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2016: Multi-Industry Benchmark Study.
focused on the travel management sector said that 100% of the ideas generated through its. A Multi-Industry Benchmark Study 2016 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED. INNOVATION A Multi-Industry Benchmark Study 2016 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED.
What Drives Innovation
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
Questions that help us time travel. Then there are questions that allow us the ability to travel back and forth in time. Every leader wants to build a culture of innovation in their respective organisations.
Walkabouts are needed for learning and testing ourselves
AUGUST 14, 2016
Africa Entrepreneurship Innovation Creativity travel WalkaboutHow often do you pause for thought, even simply for ‘just those few minutes,’ so as to allow yourself to openly question where you are and what you are attempting to do?
Transcendent Computing Emerges
APRIL 14, 2015
At different rates and in different ways, we’re each accumulating data about our work, health, travel, relationships, careers, automobiles and homes. With our identity traveling with us and being broadcast from us, many parts of our life will be automated simply by our presence.
Three Insights for Innovators from Elon Musk
JANUARY 10, 2017
At 17 he went to University in Canada and subsequently settled in the USA where he founded a company, Zip2, which provided online travel guides. Elon Musk was born in South Africa in 1971. He got his first computer at the age of 8 and learned to program.
Innovation Lessons from the Troublesome Start of AIRBNB
AUGUST 23, 2016
What began as a simple idea to earn some extra income and help out travelers from out-of-town eventually took off globally. AirBnB started in 2007 and is valued now at over $ 25 billion. There are at least 3 important lessons learned from its troublesome start. Here's their story.
5 Most Influential Innovators of the 21st Century
JANUARY 31, 2017
With the advancement of technology in the 21st century these innovators: Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Mark Zuckerberg and Sheila Lirio Marcelo are creating new ways to travel, interact with others and access professionals for help.
The Internet of Things Is Creating Smart Airports
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
For countless travelers, the term “smart airport” is an oxymoron. Thanks to new technology, many other aspects of airline travel have definitely improved. There’s little doubt that tools such as large interactive displays, electronic check-ins, kiosks and improved baggage tracking systems have provided a much smoother and more pleasant travel experience. The tools that we ourselves carry have also improved airline travel.
High-Profile Deals Show Corporate Fervor for Tech Startups
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
We love to see technology like Mozio's, delivering a consumer-centric solution for travelers who are often left to search vainly for 'last mile' travel options in unfamiliar settings," said Bonny Simi, president, JetBlue Technology Ventures, as the companies announced the deal.
10 Famous inventions that were the culmination of other people’s work
Idea to Value
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
Ford released the Model T in 1908, and it was the first car to gain mass market appeal and success at a time when many people still travelled by horse. A dirty (yet open) secret about innovation is that most great breakthroughs don’t happen thanks to a single lone genius.
Never stop investing in yourself. It’s vital for staying creative
Idea to Value
MAY 6, 2016
And sometimes it’s about investing in your personal self, such as with hobbies, travel or other activities. A more personal post from me this week, as I recently had a bit of a milestone in my business. But it teaches an important lesson about staying creative.
3 ways to leverage your innovation ecosystem better
JUNE 22, 2016
Companies and consortia to the likes of Salesforce (client relationship management systems), IMEC (Nano electronics), Korean Air (air travel) or P.R.O.F. Co-development partnerships. Broad business networks. Independent networked organizations. Meta organizations. Collaborative arrangements.
Comment on Steal Domino’s Idea…Please by Stephen Jordan (@junkfishjordan)
MAY 11, 2016
I remember traveling from Boston to Caracas in 2005 with my brother and friend, and Continental lost our luggage for 4 days. It was maddening (but to your point in this blog, comforting) to know that on Day 3 they were tracking our bags “on their way from Pittsburgh to Hartford”, two places that had nothing to do with our itinerary. I remember thinking “well, they’re inept, but at least they can track how inept they are”
The Yin And Yang Of Elon Musk
MARCH 18, 2017
At the recent Code Conference, Elon Musk had a wide ranging interview about everything from who he thinks will compete with Tesla in self-driving cars to neural laces that will augment human intelligence and his plans for space travel.
Inside the mind of a creative genius: Werner Herzog
Idea to Value
JULY 14, 2016
The other side, traveling on foot, nobody does it and what I said will disappear into thin air any moment from now. Traveling on foot has actually given me insight into the world itself. The world reveals itself to one who travel on foot.
Successful Strategy: Why it’s a Social Thing
MARCH 16, 2017
Understand that it travels socially, between individuals and through morale. Consider who needs to be on board for success. Your board of directors? The senior leadership team? Particular committees?
Tools Don’t Equal Skills – Innovation Requires Learning
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
In the three and half years that we lived there, we traveled all over New Zealand, birding everywhere we could. When Nancy and I arrived in New Zealand for our honeymoon, we had just started birding.
If You See Rocks, You Hit Rocks
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
What we focus on determines our performance I recently had a chance to catch up with my friend Ben for a quick coffee while I was traveling through Seattle.
10 Industries The Internet of Things Will Change Forever
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Complex analytics capabilities also mean travel on or in roads, rails, seas and skies will be safer. According to McKinsey, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025.
Can Africa’s Entrepreneurs and Innovators solve Africa’s Problems?
JULY 23, 2015
Innovation Examples & Lessons Leadership of Innovation Travel africa cardiopad entrepreneur m-pesa savvylooWhat can save Africa from its many problems; grinding poverty, corrupt bureaucrats, incompetent governments and dire infrastructure?
Elon Musk – Serial Entrepreneur and founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX
JANUARY 9, 2017
At 17 he went to University in Canada and subsequently settled in the USA where he founded a company, Zip2, which provided online travel guides. Elon Musk was born in South Africa in 1971. He got his first computer at the age of 8 and started to program.
The University in 2040: 6 trends & an infographic.
Open Innovation EU
JANUARY 23, 2017
During that sabbatical they traveled the world and tried to speak with as many educational visionaries as possible. On November 23, I had the honor of giving a talk at the NRC Live event for Education.
The New Innovation Need: Organizing within a Networks of Collaborators
OCTOBER 3, 2016
Why not come and join us as we travel this journey. We are facing tough challenges within the business world. To work through these we are all being asked to transform but there has to be a clear end, a return for all this energy and resources it requires, that we are being asked to spend?
Should a car be able to decide who to kill and who to spare?
Idea to Value
JULY 1, 2016
And the view held even when people were asked to imagine themselves or a family member travelling in the car. Inevitably, and unfortunately, sometimes when there are big innovations which work with both humans and machinery, there will be fatalities. This week, the first known fatality happened with something that will be affecting millions of us in a few years time: Automated driving by cars.
Space for the 21st Century
JUNE 20, 2016
Fitting understanding into the innovation puzzle
Guide 4 Innovating
APRIL 18, 2017
Recognizing each of us has a personal and unique innovation pathway to travel. Formalizing a new Innovation learning-as-a-service is complicated, far more than I originally thought.
NYC Buses prove innovation must start with the customer
Idea to Value
JULY 19, 2016
Travel Time. 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. In an interesting new report just published by research group Transitcenter, people who ride the buses overwhelming voted that the fancy new innovations being installed on buses (like Wifi and USB sockets) weren’t worth the additional cost of around $2,000 to $3,000 per bus. What was instead important to them?
When Were We Most Innovative? 1870, 1920, 1970 compared with now
MAY 24, 2016
Some questions we asked to guide our discussion: Which was a more important innovation: Birth control, vaccinations, running water, indoor plumbing, jet air travel or mobile phones? Which innovations have done the most to change people’s lives?
Don't Try to Imagine the Future! Ask Others Before You Decide
JANUARY 17, 2017
You read the travel guides and try to imagine what it will be like in each city. Alternatively, you could ask others who have traveled to London and Dublin. You have to make a decision. Suppose you are trying to decide on whether London or Dublin is a better place to visit with small children. You envision what your daily experiences will be like. Will you make a decision that your family finds acceptable and enjoyable?
Successful Product Development Campaigns Highlight the Power of Crowdsourcing
DECEMBER 15, 2016
Smart crowdsourcing yields successful product development. Product design teams can often feel they lack the most important voice in the process: The consumer. Fortunately, crowdsourcing tools allow the innovation process to involve consumers every step of the way.
Why We Are Entering A New Innovation Era.
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
We decided to ‘house’ this in a dedicated blog posting site as it can forge a new direction and momentum for innovation to travel. Credit: Acacia Communications.