Finding Time for Innovation – by Starting Small

Perhaps no question has the power to stop executives and software managers in their tracks faster than, “What are you doing about innovation?” You can’t blame them, as there’s really no blueprint for establishing the processes, mindsets and disciplines required to generate the innovations that consistently lead to high-impact results. Traditional waterfall methods of software […]

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There’s Nothing Small About the Rise of Microservices

Sometimes, big things come in small packages, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to developing with microservices. Microservices architecture is a distinctive approach to software development that – according to IDC, at least – will account for 80% of application development on cloud platforms by the year 2021. In another recent survey, more […]

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How Innovation Drives Inclusion

We hear a lot about both innovation and inclusion in the workplace today, and as it turns out, the two are intertwined. Not only are innovation initiatives more effective when the workforce is inclusive, according to multiple studies, but an increased focus on innovation can also drive diversity. This is the viewpoint of Dr. Wendy […]

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To Digitally Transform, Think Like Clive Davis

If you’re a music fan, you probably know the name Clive Davis. If you’re not though – and heaven help you – Clive Davis is one of the most successful music producers and record industry executives of all time. He’s worked with a who’s who of rock and pop musicians, from Janis Joplin to Rod […]

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The Power of an Excellent Insight

In the business of innovation, insights are an important currency. Insights are how we package our understandings of human experience, and they are bought and sold every day because business leaders know the human context is the heart and soul of meaningful and differentiated offerings. Insight is core to how businesses deliver value and how […]

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To Prototype Is to Innovate

Prototyping and technological advancement go hand in hand. In the more than 500 years since Leonardo da Vinci experimented with flying machines and musical instruments, prototyping has become a critical tool, with C-suites across a variety of industries recognizing its key role. At its most practical level, prototyping is innovation in action; it is the […]

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The Frontier Within (Part 1): Digitizing the Human Body

This is the first in our blog series on “Digitizing the Human Body.” (Also see Part 2 and Part 3.)  Populating the human body with powerful technologies is no longer just a sci-fi fantasy. Existing and emerging technologies are rapidly ushering in an era of human augmentation, self-regulation, automated diagnosis and treatment, and even vast […]

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Automotive Innovation? Think Telematics

  Think a car is just a car? Think again. IoT is transforming automobiles from discrete, stand-alone physical transportation devices to sensor-rich, network-connected, distributed data sources. How we collect, share, and act on that data will revolutionize the driver experience, improve auto quality, make production processes more efficient, and lower costs. And while tomorrow’s factories will build […]

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