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CDX Innovation

Masters of Corporate Innovation: W.L. Gore and thyssenkrupp Elevator

Our CDX Digital Roundtable series recently welcomed leading innovation experts from W.L. Gore and thyssenkrupp Elevator. Each of these industrial innovation powerhouses is leveraging external innovation to drive digital business transformation.   More

Innovation Leadership Partner Insights

Six Reasons Open Source Is the Tool for Now

When companies accept the power of community and let go of a little control, they learn that open source broadens the range of ideas and talent that can contribute to any corporate software project, with often stunningly effective results.   More

Innovation Media & Marketing

Golden Gate Bridge Fatigue, and Other Tales From the Brave New World of Online Events

It’s only been 6 weeks since most large gatherings and events were canceled. Many of us are quickly finding out that, when done right, online events and conferences can be a lot less expensive and remain effective in surprising ways.   More

CDX Healthcare Innovation Transportation

Hyundai, Gilead Sciences, and Charlene Li on Innovation Now

Our CDX Digital Roundtable series recently welcomed leading innovation experts from Gilead Sciences and Hyundai as well as digital transformation expert and author, Charlene Li. All of them are leveraging external innovation to drive digital business transformation.   More

Healthcare Innovation

In Healthcare, It’s a Virtue to Be Virtual

The United States has some of the world’s best healthcare, but it’s not equally distributed. In fact, it’s designed to be unequally spread. That’s something we need to fix.   More

CDX Innovation Leadership

CDX Virtual Summit Underscores Vast Digital Business Transformation post Covid-19

Amidst Covid-19's disruptions, aggressive companies are brewing lemonade, with digital transformations that could have taken years: Lyft, BCG Digital Ventures, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and others.   More

Design Healthcare Innovation

Inspired at CES, Seattle Teenagers Tackle Tech to Diagnose Covid-19

At ages 15 and 16 respectively, Sage Khanuja and Nikolas Ioannou were among five winners of Young Innovators to Watch award at CES in January. Their project, Spria, was a low-cost 3D-printed device that could, when administered with a mobile app survey, detect early signs of COPD. Now, they’re developing a smartphone-based technology to offer clinical-quality testing to assess lung capacity just with a phone alone.   More

E-Commerce Innovation Jobs

Retail Experts on a Strategy for This Weird New World

One thing that has indisputably changed in this weird, altered world we’re all now in is how we shop. We brought together two experts on those changes and how to understand them.   More

CDX Innovation

Tobaccowala: The Covid Moment as Great Reinvention

“Unlike other crises, this is a global, simultaneous political, financial, and humanitarian crisis…this will move all of us to rethink everything, which is why I call it the Great Reinvention,” said Rishad Tobaccowala, a long-time Publicis senior strategist and widely-followed futurist, during a powerful conversation in a CDX digital roundtable recently.   More

CDX Innovation Leadership

Rita McGrath on How Business Should Act Now

We are entering new and uncharted territory for business. How can companies manage through such a disastrous “inflection point”? What does this moment mean for corporate digital transformation? Few have a more informed and nuanced understanding of such questions than Rita McGrath.   More

CDX Innovation Resilience

Companies Respond to the Crisis with Open Innovation

In this environment companies may have little choice but to move toward the movement known as "Open Innovation." It takes cultural readiness, but is a reliable tool for a dangerous period.   More

Innovation

The Next ‘Endless Frontier’ of Science Research

Much of the framework for America’s scientific prowess was built on a 75-year-old report. In this piece, an academic outlines some specific things that must be done to strengthen the nation’s place as an innovation hub.   More

CDX Innovation

A Mantra for Big Companies: Collaborate With Start-ups

It’s no longer enough for large companies to rely on incremental innovation to grow. Companies must change how they innovate, with a long-term view, writes Schneider Electric's chief innovation officer.   More

Business Innovation

Why Innovative Firms Do Better for Investors

The Conference Board recently began measuring the impact of innovation. Here are some takeaways.   More

Business Innovation Transportation

Inside the Race to Build the First Sustainable Supersonic Jet

Can a supersonic jet be made fit for travel at a time when the planet is endangered and commercial aviation is being required to seriously clean up its act?   More

CDX Innovation Leadership

Why Mindset Matters in Digital Transformation

Charles Schwab's chief digital officer shares what she's learned about driving innovation. It has as much to do with people as with tech.   More

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Partner Insights

What an Instinctive Enterprise Can Learn from the Racetrack

How are business executives and Formula E drivers alike? They're inundated with large amounts of data, and must learn to translate that data into actionable insights.   More

Davos 2020 Innovation Partner Insights

Companies Dive Into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

As digital technology transforms society and empowers even the most seemingly minute stakeholder, one consequence is that every company becomes a consumer company. Only those organizations that embrace innovation – and tech—are likely to succeed.   More

Innovation

These Female Entrepreneurs Grew Opportunity – in Soil

One-third of the world’s arable land has been lost to erosion or pollution. Two Stanford-trained entrepreneurs have developed a tech-centered potential solution.   More

Innovation Tech & Society

Could Gaming Change the World?

Online gaming is not only a much bigger and more important industry than most people recognize. It's also, say some experts, a pathway that will enable society to evolve and transform.   More