Nike’s co- founder,Bill Bowerman, who was a track and field coach at the time, had been searching for a way to make shoes lighter and faster. While he was working to find a solution to this problem, his chat with his wife over breakfast got him the inspiration to build
A product innovation example offered in 1991 by Ikujiro Nonaka and Martin Kenney in the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management involved a key part of a photocopier — its drum. A team of engineers at Canon Inc. was considering how to redesign the drum in order to ease photocopiers’
You might have always wondered as to why only of your siblings had a sharp nose or wide ears? The answer to your question can be answered if you understand certain principles of heredity. The field of genetics has come a long way over the last decade or so. Business
German company, Celluveyor has invented a conveying system with an omnidirectional drive technology for complex material handling tasks. Essentially, it is a conveyor belt with hexagon wheels which moves the materials in many directions and allows quick assembly. It removes the classic lean waste related to transportation and waiting time.
A well-known book by the German-born Swiss writer Hermann Hesse ‘The Glass Bead Game’ has inspired innovator Martins Jansons to come up with Bead Game which is now getting more popular as it tries to bring together the digital world without losing the charm of playing a physical board game.
Bank, one of the big four banks of Australia is “shaking up its management style” by rolling out a ‘Scaled Agile’ approach across its Australian division leveraging the operating model and practices adopted by technology companies and several IT teams of different corporations. The method of organizing and delivering work
Commonwealth Bank of Australia(CBA), the largest bank in Australia in August,2017 was charged with a massive fine by banking regulatory body, AUSTRAC. CBA was charged that it failed to monitor the illegal deposit of money through its intelligent deposit machines and indirectly it had allowed money laundering. Without getting into
1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34… This is the famous Fibonacci number sequence, where the third number is sum of previous two numbers. The series itself was inspired when Leonardo Fibonacci observed the way the way rabbits bred themselves. Soon the pattern found its way in understanding bee colonies, the seeds in sunflowers, structure of
In the mid 1800’s one of the biggest challenges of shipping was the loss of lives and material due to overloading of ships. The growing public concern on this matter finally made the British Parliament to take it seriously and find a solution. Finally in 1875,a solution was implemented. The
For years, several products have been designed by shapes and movements of animals (e.g cars) and patters of nature.But there are several product designs which continue to get inspired by unconventional sources like arts, weapons and more . Inspiration from Origami For years, one of the challenges for the economy