Posts tagged “innovators”

July 2016

#InnovatorsMeetup In Review – Emerging Tech & News Reinvented

Another practical and relevant event for the Carolinas Innovators & Design Thinkers Meetup.  We had an incredible group of innovators @HQRaleigh for the session. Spence -  Chris Spencer, R&D Manager in Emerging Technology for IBM shared how ambiguity for most is a risk, but for emerging tech is an opportunity. He emphasized the need to not only accept ambiguity but also to embrace it in order to leap ahead.  We learned how Waston started as a billion dollar opportunity, but [...]

June 2016

Improv to Innovation: Innovators Meetup Recap

We kicked off our first Carolinas Innovators & Design Thinkers Meetup in style as Arik Abel shared his insights of how to use Improv to improve your innovation outcomes. The organizers had to do a little improv before the event since one of our speakers had a family situation that prevented her from speaking, but we will reschedule Gizem Cetgin and her Hidden Innovation in Accounting. Stay tuned for that reschedule. The intimate group kicked off with some introductions, and we learned [...]