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Aug 13, 2018

Do you believe the innovation process begins when someone conceives of a better way to do something or solves a previously intractable problem?  According to Jeffrey Phillips this “begins with an idea” theory neglects to consider that something – some challenge, some opportunity or some future state – was the...

Aug 7, 2018

True innovation is not simply creating a product for a new product's sake. Rather, it's looking at what can be immensely complicated topics, distilling the research, considering future implications, and proposing a response or solution that considers the entirety of evidence.  


Apr 26, 2018

Consumer Goods Sector Lead Cary Strickland shares his views on why CPG companies will need to incorporate AI in their products and business processes to remain competitive. 

Apr 11, 2018

What's driving the Do It For Me (DIFM) trend? How can services and products align to the trend and respond to the consumers' goals of convenience and optimizing time? Cary Strickland shares his point of view. 

Jul 31, 2018

We help organizations better understand their innovation environment and define the conditions needed for future success.  We tailor our approach and recommendations, and Leslie Wainwright, Ph.D. highlights five pillars that are core to our approach and essential for sustainable innovation...

Jul 23, 2018

Keeping patients at the core of key business functions can give health technology companies a competitive edge as they develop and deliver meaningful health technologies, stresses Leslie Wainwright, Ph.D.  Patient-centricity can help companies gain clarity on essential solution requirements...

May 21, 2018

CPG companies must adopt new technology due to the increasing demand on productivity, new processing options based on higher technology equipment, and the Food Safety Modernization Act requirements. Our Food Industry Sector Lead Susan Mayer shares recommendations on how CPG companies can tackle the...

Apr 18, 2018

New Jersey-based Susan Mayer recently attended the New Jersey Food Processors Association annual conference and shares her views on what local resources mean to innovation. Read her take-aways from the annual conference as they relate to innovation and growing your business.