Technology Innovation

iPad’s Killer App for the Enterprise

I have been using the iPad daily for about 6 weeks and love it.  It is a great media computer for video ( and netflix are fantastic), newspapers and books (my Kindle books have new life with the superb graphics).  The browsing experience is great and of course the games are plentiful (Scrabble and Jumbline […] MORE

May 27, 2010

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10 Text Mining Ideas

I’ve been reading the book Thinkertoys by Michael Michalko, a collection of creativity and innovation tools to use when generating ideas.  One of the hundreds of ideas the author offers to get new ideas is from your junk email.  He suggests that by scanning your junkmail, you can get some ideas for what is hot […] MORE

April 13, 2010

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Improving Insurance Claims using the iPhone

co-authored with Anand Rao Is Claims Processing Getting Any Better? How long does it take for your auto insurance carrier (or your own organization for the insurance professionals out there) to process a claim and how many people are involved in the process? Most insurance claims takes weeks, if not months to fully complete. In […] MORE

April 06, 2010

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5 Roles for IT Innovators

What is IT’s role in innovation? Is it just about making IT better or is it about driving business value too? We asked 592 business and IT leaders in the US and UK this question in our latest Diamond Digital IQ survey by asking them to choose what innovation role they thought their CIO and […] MORE

March 15, 2010

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Innovation for the Rest of Us (presentation)

I had the privilege today of sharing some ideas on innovation at the Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Conference.  The two points of my talk were: Companies should spend more time solving problems and less time coming up with brand new ideas.  There are plenty of good ideas already brewing in the minds of employees, […] MORE

March 09, 2010

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Can Haptics Touch the Enterprise?

I had the chance to drive the 2010 Lexus HS 250 hybrid while my car was in the shop. While it’s good to see more hybrids hitting the road, the more interesting thing to me was the new navigation system and the controller that drives it. Aside from several mediocre dial-oriented efforts from BMW, Audi […] MORE

January 07, 2010

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