Posts in Innovation Management
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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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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Left to My Own Devices: Epi Pen Design and Auvi-Q

June 6, 2013 - Left to My Own Devices: According to the Centers for Disease Control, food allergies are on the rise.  Just during the three-year period spanning 2009-2011, the country saw a five percent increase in the number of kids under 18 suffering from food allergies.

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Video Highlights of PDMA Innovate Carolina 2013

As we shared recently in this space, Trig Innovation was proud to sponsor and participate in Innovate Carolina, the signature event of the Carolinas chapter of the Product Development and Management Association, for the fourth year running. 

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Left to My Own Devices: Thoughts on the Do Lectures

I recently traveled to Wales for the Do Lectures Startup event, a global gathering of bright minds from across the spectrum of business, arts, sports, and more.   It’s an event that is difficult to categorize, from the people, to the presenters, to the overall experience.

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Trig’s Brisley Heads to Wales for Do Lecture Series

Trig Innovation industrial designer Drew Brisley has earned selection to attend the latest installment of the Do Lecture series. An emerging ideas gathering based in Wales, the Do Lectures focus on launching big ideas to change the world.  

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Innovate Carolina 2013: What We Learned

For the fourth year running, our growing team at Trig was proud to participate in the Innovate Carolina conference, the annual signature event of the Product Development and Management Association’s Carolinas chapter. Representing Trig at this year’s event were our lead business developer, Lilly Ferrick, video and photography specialist Cristina Fletes-Boutte, and principal and founder Ty Hagler.

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Trig Innovation Sponsors PDMA’s Innovate Carolina 2013

Trig Innovation, a Durham, North Carolina-based innovation management firm, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2013 Innovate Carolina conference. Innovate Carolina, held annually at rotating sites in North Carolina and South Carolina, is in its fourth year as the signature event of the Carolinas chapter of the Product Development and Management Association.

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Brisley Joins Trig Innovation Design Team

Trig Innovation, an innovation management firm based in Durham, North Carolina, announces the addition of Drew Brisley to its industrial design team. Brisley is a 2012 graduate of North Carolina State University’s industrial design program, graduating with honors (summa cum laude).  

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Ferrick Joins Trig Innovation

Trig Innovation, an innovation management firm based in Durham, North Carolina, announces the addition of Lilly Ferrick to its business development team. A graduate of Florida International University, Ferrick arrives at Trig with a wealth of experience in consulting on behalf of industrial design and communications companies.  

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Murphy's Hypotenuse: Evolution in Design at Sling, Part Two

Perhaps the most wildly innovative design in NewDealDesign’s Sling portfolio came with the 2010 release of the Slingbox 700u – a fully-capable Slingbox device developed solely for media provider distribution. The 700u marked the smallest Slingbox yet. 

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