Category: Think Future

Are You Betting on the Wrong ‘preneur? [VIDEO]

In a culture that worships at the altar of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship takes a back seat.  There are support systems to mentor, guide, and finance entrepreneurs; meetups and webinars to share entrepreneurial wisdom, and classy events to honor them. They even have their own TV shows.Intrapreneurs, not so much. In this webinar, we’ll take a look…

Think Of It As Crowdsourced Problem Solving

One of the key questions which anyone needs to answer in the innovation space is the ROI question – no matter who I talk to, no matter how key people feel innovation is to their companies’ future, the ROI question still lingers. Far too many folks still think that innovation, an innovation team, lab or…

Stop Planning Now

Back before I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, there were two magazines that I read on a regular basis: Wired and Forbes ASAP. I would go to my local bookstore (which was named This Ain’t The Rosedale Library, which was typically full of communist manifestos and other fringe opinion, but also a big selection…

1 Way We Innovate: Waste Some Time

I was reading an excellent article in one of my new favorite magazines, The New Philosopher, on Technology. In fact the entire issue was on technology, a great read – you should pick it up. But I digress. In one article, a researcher had a stunning revelation: he realized that he no longer wasted time.…

Applauding Jobs Lost Through Automation

For the last little while, I’ve talked a lot about the wonders of automation and robots. That in my vision of the seamless world, ambient computing, coupled with big data and predictive analytics, will make our lives very easy. But some have called me out on that – saying that this wonderful new wave of…