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5 Tech Issues That Can Slow Down Innovation

In our minds, technology and innovation are interconnected.  However, for every technological advancement, there seems to be a learning curve or adjustment period as we try to figure out how to implement automation into our daily lives. source: pixabay.com Sometimes the problem is compatibility with legacy systems, but there are also skills gaps to overcome, … Continued

A Look at the Idea Management Technology Landscape

Group of people working at desktop computers.

There may have been a time – a decade or two ago – when businesses could look at innovation as optional, but everything has changed since then. Today the question is not whether to innovate, but how to do so as efficiently as possible. At the same time, however, companies know they can’t transform in ways that leave … Continued

How Does Technology Influence Innovation?

In a recent round of research, I was reviewing adoption rates for new technologies. It took over 55 years for automobiles to reach 80 million people, whereas the internet was able to achieve the same feat in less than 18 years. It reminded me of the staggering comparison: “It took about 75 years for the … Continued

The State of Innovation in the Financial Sector

Innovation in the Financial Sector

Fintech funding is increasing. Just over a decade ago, we were spending a little over $5 Billion on financial technology – today we’re spending nearly $78 Billion. Why are we seeing that investment accelerate? Because the financial sector is ripe for disruption and investors want to make sure that they’re part of the financial future … Continued

The State of Innovation in Healthcare

Innovation in Healthcare

In a recent survey, researchers found that seventy-five percent of hospital executives at a location with 400 or more beds are planning to build an innovation center. According to Gartner, innovation centers can serve many purposes, including building cultural innovation norms in the workplace, providing workspaces for strategic goals, and beyond. But when I read … Continued