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Africa is a Megatrends melting pot

I recently attended TEDGlobal 2017 in Tanzania, Africa. The theme of this year’s event – Builders. Truth-Tellers. Catalysts. – was a perfect representation of the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation that filled the event.  We heard from a wide range of luminaries including cultural historians, entrepreneurs, documentary photographers, and human rights activists.  I left feeling even more energized about Africa’s future

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Healthcare trends impacting our lives

Today’s rapid pace of innovation is revolutionizing many industries, and healthcare is no exception. Spending in IT in the healthcare sector is predicted to outpace similar spending in other industries. Digital health funding also hit a new high in 2015, reaching nearly $6 billion. An aging population will also drive further innovation in healthcare. By 2060, there will be 98

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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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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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