Learning Design

Dec 20, 2016

A Pragmatist’s Guide to Innovation, Part 1

The Big Picture Innovation is good, right? That’s the one unassailable truth of business, of course. Puppies are cute. Cake is delicious. Innovation is good. So if innovation is so good, why are there so few really good practical examples of innovation? An innovation that’s been getting a lot of attention lately is Amazon’s first Amazon Go store in Seattle, where customers can take what they want and walk out of the store, and the Amazon app will automatically charge them. No scanning, no checkout, no hassle.  It’s a pretty interesting innovation, but it also has years of research of piles of cash behind it. That might give you the idea...

The Big Picture Innovation is good, right? That’s the one unassailable truth of business, of course. Puppies are cute. Cake is delicious....