Posts in Innovation
TriangleCast Podcast - Show Notes

Jason Guigno and Corey Jeffreys of TrangleCast have got podcasting figured out. We met at the Frontier in RTP, and bounced into a random conference room. Within minutes, they had an impressive array of microphones and a mobile mixing board set up, all while easily chatting with me and setting a relaxed tone to the conversation.

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265 Ideas in 10 Minutes, no Parrots

We discussed research that showed 98% of four-year olds test as creative geniuses, yet only 2% of the adult population remains a creative genius.  Why is that?  One might blame the education system, but I believe the problem is deeper than that.  Parrots are to blame for why you are not a creative genius today.

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Explore Your World Like a Cross-Pollinator

There is a big, bright world of inspiration out there!  So why are so many people still sitting in windowless meeting rooms with empty tabletops and beige furniture?  When is the last time you came up with a brilliant idea while staring at a blank wall?

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2017 BMES Coulter College - Lessons Learned

From August 3rd to August 6th, rising undergraduate seniors from twelve international Biomedical Engineering college programs convened in Atlanta Georgia for an educational contest of who could develop the best medical device design and prepare the best investor pitch on the supporting business.  The Coulter College event was hosted by the Biomedical Engineering Society with support from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation.

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How Training for the Olympic Trials Inspired our Product Design Process

The concept of physical activity being linked to creativity is a relatively new discovery. For years, the concept of “left brain vs right brain” has dominated the creative world, with the idea that stimulating the right side of your brain may also stimulate new creative ideas. In 2017, we now know there's much more to it than that. 

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Virtual Ideation and Peak Creative Performance

The truth of face-to-face brainstorming is that the quantity of ideas generated per person drops significantly each time someone is added to the team. The political nature of the typical office can be stifling. Think about your most recent brainstorm, when a colleague was talking were you thinking about your ideas or trying to figure out how to respond to them?

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Trig Demonstrates Virtual Ideation Session

On April 11 Ty Hagler of Trig Innovation had the pleasure of speaking about the topic of the virtual ideation session. Ty spoke in the Cary West Regional Library at the invitation of Carolinas Innovators & Design Thinkers. The title of the talk was “Virtual Ideation: Activating Customer Insights into Testable Concept Prototypes.”

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Digital Ideation at Innovate Carolina 2017

At Innovate Carolina, Ty’s talk will take place during the afternoon session on Friday, April 21. The talk will explore a new approach to ideation that balances the need for individual reflection and gathering new creative stimuli from team members using digital collaboration tools - making creative teams more effective while reducing the cost and time needed to conduct ideation sessions.

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