When discussing disruptive innovation sometimes it’s easier to start with a story about monkeys. If you’re intrigued click here.
March 5, 2014
Don’t Be A Monkey
January 23, 2014
Think like it's 2014 Presentation
If you missed our Jan 22nd ‘Think Like It’s 2014’ presentation the slides are available for download here. More questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out.
January 17, 2014
What does Energy Industry & Technology Industry Mean?
A century ago a computer wasn’t a machine — it was a job title. It referred to people who spent their days doing arithmetic. Then processors were created that took over the role, and society adjusted the word to a new meaning. In today’s rapidly transforming economy it’s important to adjust more quickly. Language is important!
January 17, 2014
Think like it's 2014: Technology Trends for a Profitable Year
For all of history until about 2011 change was linear. The future looked like the past. Those days are over because change is changing: it’s getting faster even faster. What does this mean for your business?Join us and find out how to compete in a world of exponential growth.
November 25, 2013
Technology Forecast for 2014 Seminar
Research Information Centre December breakfast-with-the-experts session will focus on a Technology Forecast for 2014 and feature speakers from T4G Limited and Deloitte & Touche LLP.
This event will introduce you to the most highly anticipated future tech trends and facilitate networking with aspiring start-ups, enterprise companies, service providers and government organizations.
Register here but only if you plan to do business or be employed in 2014.
November 25, 2013
Why Canada Needs More 'Free Range' Kids
Much is being made these days of the need for children to put down the tablets, remotes and other tech devices and get outside and play. Medical experts and media pundits are keying on health issues, such as childhood obesity and diabetes, as the key driver for increased play. And they are correct; but there are other important reasons: future jobs and economic growth.
November 20, 2013
Security 2.0 Vs. Liberty 2.0
Just as with education, health care, business, and almost everything else, the way we do security is fundamentally changing. Let’s start by acknowledging that, then we can focus on doing a good job balancing security with libe
November 9, 2013
To Find Future Jobs You Have to Look Back
Before your career or your company is disrupted by aggressive new start-ups or the convergence of dominant players from adjacent industries, you should probably look around the table. Don’t just look for opportunities in your existing industry.
October 30, 2013
That'll Be Cheap Soon: The Coming Age of Abundance
It used to be really expensive to store information, educate students, provide healthcare, manufacture products or find energy sources. Not anymore. Got an incredible idea that’s currently cost prohibitive? Be patient, it’s likely to be both possible and cheap. Soon.
October 25, 2013
Let's Give Bell Canada the Backlash It Deserves
Bell has announced they intend to enter the business of monetizing customer information. That might be a perfectly acceptable business opportunity for them but there’s one very significant difference. Last time we checked, Bell charges hefty fees for its cellular, Internet and phone services. They are most definitely not free services.