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

Technovation [MN] takes seriously the fact that girls are underrepresented in STEM

Technovation [MN] makes it possible for Minnesota's girls to compete in the world’s largest global technology entrepreneurship competition. They inspire and enable teen girls to dream up, design, code and pitch mobile phone apps that solve a real-world problem.  Working with mentors, all-girl teams develop a real-world combination of technical and entrepreneurial skills.   I … Continue reading Technovation [MN] takes seriously the fact that girls are underrepresented in STEM

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