At the 99U conference in New York City, Tina Seelig, the Executive Director for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, explained Thursday that the most important component of innovation is imagination.
Do you ever wonder why cars aren’t called “horseless carriages” anymore? Today’s cars are just as horseless as they were a century ago. Horselessness is standard equipment on most new and late models,
Making innovation happen inside established organizations is just darned tough work. That’s because there are deep and fundamental conflicts between innovation and day-to-day operations—and established
Insight and ideas come from outside your department, says 'Innovation as Usual' author Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg. 'As a general rule, people won't get good ideas when they are isolated in their offices'
The culture of “big” — big budgets, big campaigns, big reports — has driven marketing decisions and budgets for decades. But “big” is often cumbersome and slow. In an age when consumers decide within whether
With another new season of Mad Men fast approaching, the changing nature of advertising, and along with it the role of ad agencies in the creation of ads, is once again in the spotlight. Digital disruption
The editors managing the Visualizing Data Insight Center have asked us to submit visualizations that we find compelling or effective. Mine won’t win any design awards, but I was so struck by it that I
When web designer Ben Blumenfeld was working for a major TV network, he was responsible for creating websites for mainstream shows. One day, he made a breakthrough that led to a significant uptake on show,