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Category Archives: Invention
Apple’s watch is the future of the company. The watch will shrink in size, radio quality will improve, capabilities will grow and eventually watch revenues will pass the iPhone. No, no, no. Apple’s watch is a defensive play. Look for … Continue reading
All of the successes were from bringing in good people, helping them frame problems and getting them the tools they needed to be successful. The failures? They were mine – mostly due to not properly resourcing a problem with the … Continue reading
If a customer isn’t 100% certain about the value of a product, then they’ll want to minimize their committed costs. From an ROI standpoint, their R (the return) is uncertain and has risk. To maximize their ROI, they will want … Continue reading
Nanosensors! Autonomous vehicles! [Yawn.] We’ve seen these before. Organs-on-chips? Optogenetics?!? Now this is interesting. The Davos-based World Economic forum released a list of 10 emerging technologies that made a tour of the press a few weeks ago. There is no … Continue reading
DTNS’s 2016 prediction show, #2657, was published on December 31, 2015 and along with the diverse group of hosts, there was a broad range of predictions in many areas. Virtual reality dominated from an air time standpoint. With multiple big … Continue reading
Over six years of prediction shows, when the hosts were right, they were very right. When they were wrong, it was usually because they were too early or because of a surprise event in the area they were forecasting. Most … Continue reading
In the value-for-value world of DTNS, Patreon and Tom Merrit – I might not be the best contributor. Trying to think of ways to give back, I listened to the 2015 forecast show, DTNS 2397, that was published on December … Continue reading
GigaOm’s article on green energy snake oil highlights the challenges faced by investors in any industrial technology. We’re not investors, but over the past six years of applying our process and equipment in this industrial technology space, we have certainly seen many unusual … Continue reading
[If dealing with absurd situations like those outlined in this hysterical sketch is part of your work life – learn about how to deal with them better following Goldratt’s Major Concepts or by reading this Chapter by Chapter summary of … Continue reading