What if you had a potential market of 300 million customers who desperately need and want your product or service but your solution is too complex and expensive. Complex because the environment they live in cannot support your solution and expensive because getting your solution to them is not easy.
GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR – had to get that out of the way. I recently got a software upgrade over the network on my phone. It took 10-15 minutes and the phone was…
If you are involved in introducing any kind of “change”, “innovation”, process, technology etc., you may want to spend some time at your local zoo – at the chimpanzee exhibit. In fact, you may want to take your team there for a field trip – if nothing else; it will be a good bonding experience. You may be wary of me sending you to the animal kingdom one more time (bees) but bear (no pun intended) with me. If you were to go by the ten month study being conducted at the Lincoln Park Zoo, your team may actually learn some critical lessons about the spread of innovation.
“When used intentionally and appropriately, technology and interactive media are effective tools to support learning and development.” – National Association for the Education of Young Children and Fred Rogers Center. This statement was a key message in a report that was published by these two organizations. So while many people think that technology is bad for toddlers and children, when used correctly it can be a good tool to help them develop. Advances in technology means that we must all adapt, which includes toddlers as well. We are now seeing more and more schools using Smartboards and tablets as a tool for teaching. This technology is being adopted more and more each day.