The Next Billion Dollar Tinkerer

Last year ASUS introduced a 3D printing project in which they provide CAD files through community forums for printable components that can be installed on ASUS products. In our latest thought piece, we dive into the idea that ASUS and other hardware companies could use this open-source methodology, along with 3D printing, to fundamentally accelerate the advances of our hardware world and bring the design process to the consumer. 

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Olympics Training and Our Product Design Process

For a long time people have referred to playing musical instruments or meditating as a way to stimulate your "right brain" and, in turn, boost creativity. While those are, in fact, ways to boost creativity, it is not exclusive to just the right half of your brain and unless you're playing the drums, you'll need a bit more movement to maximize the effect. 

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Cookie Monster and Creative Performance

The paradox of ideation is something our team chats about often and a driving force behind our updated core values (see below for more on that).  High team performance is critical to success but groups are inferior to individuals with regard to creative performance. This paradox is exactly what inspired our virtual ideation program.

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Innovation is Not a One-Time Event

One of the most exciting advancements for Trig in the past year has been the development of our virtual ideation practice. Traditionally, ideation sessions pull together people from across a company to creatively solve big problems. We’ve found that the traditional model isn't truly optimized for creative output.

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