Industry 4.0 takes center stage at World Economic Forum

Industry 4.0 is the next phase in the digitization of the manufacturing sector, driven by four disruptions: the astonishing rise in data volumes, computational power, and connectivity, especially new low-power wide-area networks; the emergence of analytics and business-intelligence capabilities; new forms of human-machine interaction such as touch interfaces and augmented-reality systems; and improvements in transferring … Read more

Megatrends and Their Impact on Our Future

I’m excited to welcome Andrew Bolwell as a guest blogger today. As HP’s Chief Disrupter, Andrew plays a key role in CTO Office innovations. Our CTO Office is defining new market segments, products, and business models that will help shape HP’s future growth. The CTO team is studying industry-shifting trends like Hypermobility, Internet of All … Read more

3D Printing: A Manufacturing Revolution

I’m thrilled to have Simon Shiu, Director of HP Labs’ Security Lab, as a guest blogger today. Simon and his team are focused on creating a trustworthy information system environment in the face of challenges such as the growth of organized cybercrime and the rapid adoption of social networking tools and cloud-based services. We’re on … Read more

Innovation in the Workplace: Twitter Takeover Recap

Innovation comes with a relentless focus on experience and not being satisfied by “just getting it out.” And it’s not just about the cool, new feature. It’s more about how you can simplify it to a compelling solution. Innovation is culture. I recently took over HP Labs account as part of the #CTOtakeover to answer … Read more

Blended Reality: Innovation is Culture at FEI 2016

I spoke at FEI 2016 about Blended Reality.  It’s the fusion of our physical and digital worlds, creating new and improved experiences for people at home, at work and on the go. Leveraging an array of new technology trends—HyperMobility, 3D Transformation, Internet of Things, Smart Machines and Immersive Computing—innovators across the globe are finding ways … Read more

3D Printing: More Than Just a New Way of Making Things

We’re already seeing glimpses of the potential of 3D printing. Automobiles and airplanes are using 3D-printed parts that are stronger and lighter than anything made by conventional manufacturing. Disabled children and injured animals are walking on 3D-printed custom prosthetics. Astronauts on the International Space Station can print tools based on digital designs emailed from Earth. … Read more