‘What do you mean we need to be a software company?’ asked Lukas Braunschweiler, CEO of Sonova, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-tech hearing devices. I had just finished giving a talk to their senior leadership team at the gorgeous lakeside town of […]
I met Kjell Nordström a number of years ago in Oslo. He and his colleague Jonas Ridderstrale, had together written the international bestselling book, ‘Funky Business’, and were the undisputedly bald, brilliant rockstars of Swedish innovation. Fortunately, I was able to catch Kjell once more, while I […]
The old adage goes that life insurance is sold, not bought. The digital revolution has not only flipped that idea on its head, it now also challenges the way insurance products are designed and priced. The real action is yet to come. Insurance companies have […]
Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator. I met him some years ago at the Singularity University, where he was chair of the Medicine Track. Daniel is also the Executive Director of Exponential Medicine, a program that explores convergent, […]
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What if the best way to steal something in the future is just to print it? Fab theft refers to the use of digital scanning and 3D printing to replicate copyrighted designs or patented objects — and it is happening already. On the infamous platform, ‘The Pirate Bay’, […]
If You Aren’t Using Your Data, It’s Just Taking Up Space | Mike Walsh By Frank Konkel at Next Gov The government collects a lot of data. Tax records, financial transactions, census information, demographic intelligence and a myriad of other data sets on millions of […]