Design For Manufacturing . Otis T. Driftwood and Captain Jeffrey Spalding were working on a new design. It was late, shirt sleeved and tired, the subject turned to this design and what might go wrong. Otis and the Captain developed an experiment that product designers use to identify possible design failures, what the effects of [Continue Reading]
INNOVATION “Innovation is what America has always been about,” President Obama remarked in his recent State of the Union address. It’s hard to disagree, isn’t it? We live in a world dominated by innovative American companies like Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook. And even in the face of a recession, Silicon Valley’s relentless entrepreneurs have [Continue Reading]
Innovation and Culture, Culture and Innovation maybe permanently, inexorably linked. Like the age-old riddle about silence–which expires the moment you say its name
Sustainability as a key driver in innovation. Sustainability is the capacity to endure.
Strategic Imagination Recently I had a chance to catch up with a lifelong friend; he was just finishing a project halfway around the world for a very large firm. My buddy has always been a little “out there”; I remembered years ago when we were travelling together on business, he went to stretch his legs [Continue Reading]