Articles Tagged “Innovation”

  • Criticism drives innovation

    For decades, inspired by the wisdom of Alex Osborn, he of the vaunted BBDO Agency, conventional wisdom has banked on the idea that innovation comes from brainstorming. And it’s not just any kind of brainstorming,…

  • Hello: This is your paint calling

    For the longest time we have asked, “What if these walls could talk?” Well, in the not to distant future, your walls and all your painted surfaces may be able to do just that. Don’t…

  • Recapturing child-like creativity

    If you want a more innovative team, assemble a group of kids. Preferably a group from the fourth grade or lower. Up to the fourth grade, kids are fearless innovators, willing to define problems and…

  • The most innovative product?

    There’s no question that the most innovative product of the last five years is the iPhone. It was the game changer. It led to the app store and the app developing industry, and eventually to…

  • Could Buggy Rollin be the next extreme sport?

    By now there are more than one and a half million views of Jean Yves Blondeau barreling downhill in a full-body “Buggy Rollin” suit. We couldn’t begin to guess at the origins of the term…

  • An innovation for sniffing out fake drugs

    Among the latest group of innovation award recipients is a non-profit organization in Ghana, Africa called, mPedigree. It isn’t clear where the name originated but mPedigree is somewhat like a drug sniffing dog – except…

  • Computing without your computer

    How do you compute without your computer? With someone else’s computer, of course, says the comedian in your office. But the people at KineticD want you to think about accessing your desktop without lugging your…

  • It’s kosher to modernize

    Earlier this year when Manischewitz, the world’s largest kosher food company opened up its spanking new bakery in New Jersey, it rolled out “the world’s largest matzo” at a press event. While most non-Jewish people…

  • Women in India can play Angry Brides

    No, it’s not a typo. Angry Brides is an actual game launched on Facebook by the site Shaadi.com. The brides in Angry Brides deploy common household items such as slippers, rolling pins or frying pans…

  • Anyone can make music with Zya

    An African proverb says that “If you can talk you can sing,” which isn’t true for everyone who can talk, but maybe it’s true inAfrica. In any case, if you can talk, are creative and…