Does Brainstorming Really Work?

Lately, some people are stating that brainstorming isn’t the best way to approach product creation. They argue that people like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and other innovators did it all themselves, and changed the world. They are, however wrong. These people are strong proponents of collaboration. Despite opinions to the contrary, many people […]

The Internet of Things: 5 Reasons It Matters

Hold up–what is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Let’s break it down, for those slightly less tech-savvy: “it’s socialization of everything, from simple everyday devices to industrial devices,” explains Internet of Things Council member, Michael Koster. Wikipedia further defines the Internet of Things as “uniquely identifiable objects and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure.”  Techopedia puts it […]

Is It Best To Be The First To Market: Innovate Or Wait?

Is it better to innovate or wait for a competitor to be the first to market, learn from their mistakes and then try to take a market share? That’s the eternal question for all businesses. The market, world and humankind needs and thrives on innovation. It is the evolution of our tools and interactions. It […]

Innovate, Don’t Imitate: Design for Success!

Comedians who used to do impressions of politicians and celebrities would be the first to say, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” They said it so they wouldn’t be assassinated by the CIA or beaten just short of death Frank Sinatra’s boys. Maybe it works for entertainment but does it work in business? Too […]