CULTURE

At 3M, everyone I met shared in their own words the same sentiment...that 3M's innovation is "fueled by a culture of freedom to take risks and learn from mistakes." The right culture is essential for innovation. It facilitates the ideation-to-commercialization process as well as attracts and retains employees. 3M is a $31B Fortune 500 company … Continue reading CULTURE

Competitive Regions

The competitive landscape is evolving from individual corporate competition to large-scale co-opitition.  As global competition continues to rise, organizations are looking for every advantage to accelerate their strategic objectives and investments.  Today we are looking at cities/regionsthat are architecting innovation economies byintegrating industry clusters, innovation centers and next generation educational programs.  These initiatives are supported … Continue reading Competitive Regions

SCPD Innovation Conference

Elements Group attended the SCPD ( Society of Concurrent Product Development ) Innovation conference host on June 14th - 15th at the Minnesota Museum of Science in St. Paul Minnesota.  The multi-day event included a wide range of speakers covering topics like artificial intelligence, automation, robotics, virtual reality and other cutting edge trends affecting today's … Continue reading SCPD Innovation Conference