The Signage Evolution

Do you may remember the classic porcelain service station signs illuminated with high-watt light bulbs, like “Texaco” and “Skelly” (which are now highly valued collector items)? Then came the vacuum-formed, plastic-faced signs that were backlit with fluorescent lamps and used a marquis with changeable plastic “Wagner” or “ZIP” letters for specials and fuel pricing. Yes,… Continue reading The Signage Evolution

3 Basic Moves Innovators Have In Common With Toddlers

Is patience your best virtue when it comes down to crafting the life cycle of your business methodology or managing a new project? In which way can patience complement persistence within the infancy stage of your business model? A successful operation, whether it’s a nonprofit organization, a new workforce, an innovative concept, or a club… Continue reading 3 Basic Moves Innovators Have In Common With Toddlers

In the Age of AI, Our Human Workforce Must Remain Relevant

As artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are developing how can we ensure that the well-being of human value and the human experience remain significant? AI is becoming faster and more human-like, but questions are being raised whether or not this technology is a prerequisite to the alienation and extinction of solid human workforces. Can such know-how… Continue reading In the Age of AI, Our Human Workforce Must Remain Relevant

What Are the Four Innovation Drivers?

Introduction It must be agreed that few markets are stable and unchanging, resulting in the need for new and revised products, services and processes. So, what creates the need for innovation? This post identifies the four innovation drivers. Technological Advances There are numerous examples of new technologies having a major influence on business (nano-technology –… Continue reading What Are the Four Innovation Drivers?

China, the Innovation Beast

China, a nation that had dominated the world several times over the past thousand years, is on track to repeat history once again. Economic reforms introduced by Communist leader Deng Xiaoping in the late 1970s has propelled China to become a nation now deemed worthy to challenge the U.S. for the number 1 title. In… Continue reading China, the Innovation Beast

Do Customers Actually Want Businesses to Use Artificial Intelligence?

The number of news reports highlighting the potential risks and pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence would have businesses believe that the average person is wary of AI, but it turns out that the answer is more nuanced than that. As Artificial Intelligence moves forward, customers are learning more about the role it will play in their… Continue reading Do Customers Actually Want Businesses to Use Artificial Intelligence?