Africa is a Megatrends melting pot

I recently attended TEDGlobal 2017 in Tanzania, Africa. The theme of this year’s event – Builders. Truth-Tellers. Catalysts. – was a perfect representation of the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation that filled the event.  We heard from a wide range of luminaries including cultural historians, entrepreneurs, documentary photographers, and human rights activists.  I left feeling even … Read more

Healthcare trends impacting our lives

Today’s rapid pace of innovation is revolutionizing many industries, and healthcare is no exception. Spending in IT in the healthcare sector is predicted to outpace similar spending in other industries. Digital health funding also hit a new high in 2015, reaching nearly $6 billion. An aging population will also drive further innovation in healthcare. By … Read more

How Makers Are Disrupting Workplace Culture

New ideas are constantly being transformed into new products, new services, new business models, and processes. The parallel ascendance of “maker culture” is no accident: the building blocks of the Internet of Things and 3D printing are familiar terrain for the hands-on hobbyist, tinkerer, and inventor. These makers innovate, build, and experiment to explore their … 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

How to Collaborate for Innovation

Our future work economy will reward strategic thinkers who are quick to innovate, cognizant of current and future technology trends, and most importantly, can collaborate with other visionaries. Innovation happens through collaboration. It turns ideas to results, speeds up iterations, provides significant support, and leads to powerful connections. A recent Nielsen study examined the impact … 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