Category Archives: Innovation

How Makers Are Disrupting Workplace Culture

New ideas are constantly being transformed into new products, new services, new business models, and processes. The parallel ascendance of “maker culture” is no accident: the building blocks of the Internet of Things and 3D printing are familiar terrain for the hands-on hobbyist, tinkerer, and inventor. These makers innovate, build, and experiment to explore their passions. The maker’s spirit is

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Megatrends and Their Impact on Our Future

I’m excited to welcome Andrew Bolwell as a guest blogger today. As HP’s Chief Disrupter, Andrew plays a key role in CTO Office innovations. Our CTO Office is defining new market segments, products, and business models that will help shape HP’s future growth. The CTO team is studying industry-shifting trends like Hypermobility, Internet of All Things, 3D transformation, immersive experiences,

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Man and Machine: The 2050 Human Experience

The first Gen Z-ers will earn their undergraduate degrees this spring. Nothing like the revelation that someone born in 1995 is legally buying alcohol AND entering the workforce to make you want to relive the glory days. In fact, by 2020, this group will constitute 36 percent of the global workforce. And 2017 brings other revelations. Every January, the World

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Why Failure is Essential to Innovation

“There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period.” – Brene Brown If we aren’t making mistakes, we likely aren’t reaching outside of our comfort zones, and that is the biggest mistake of all. Just consider the endless innovations and products that were results of mistakes. Take Post-It Notes for example. Inventor Spencer Silver was attempting to develop a strong

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