New Podcast Series Incite Innovation!

Incite Innovation is a podcast series designed to advance innovation leadership and inspire teams. Featuring Cheryl Perkins, it offers fresh insights and incisive guest interviews on key trends, practices, technologies, and ideas. Check out our first two episodes:
 
Episode 1 Collaborative Innovation, Partnerships, and Ecosystems for the Digital Age. How top companies build their networks to deliver complete customer experiences. Open innovation has grown up; what does it take to win today – and in the future?
 
Episode 2 Balancing Long-Term Growth with Short-Term Profits. How to make the business case; what to do when torn between big bets with high growth potential and maintaining the ‘bread and butter.’

The future of drinking water?

Imagine running a race and instead of being handed a water bottle, volunteers hand you a clear water bubble. Do you eat it, or drink it? Three design students from London first created a prototype of an edible water bottle in 2014 as an alternative to plastic bottles. Today the product is gaining traction, and its

Lowe’s new in-store navigation app is wowing consumers

Motion tracking has been helping customers navigate store aisles to find what they need,  and Lowe’s home improvement stores are bringing this technology to the forefront via a new app. They’re calling the new app, “Lowe’s Vision: In-Store Navigation.” The app utilizes Google’s Tango augmented reality technology and motion tracking and depth perception. This will

How The Blockchain Will Secure Your Online Identity

I’ve been keeping my readers updated on the newest information we have about Blockchain technology. A blockchain is a data structure that makes it possible to create a digital ledger of transactions and share it among a distributed network of computers. It uses cryptography to allow each participant on the network to manipulate the ledger

Study: Consumers not being turned on by connected home

A recent study shows consumers aren’t warming up to the idea of so-called “smart homes,” where everything from their appliances to lighting to their air conditioning is voice controlled and connected.  Beyond the early adopter crowd, most consumers would prefer to keep things under control manually, according to survey of nearly 10,000 consumers in the U.S., the