A new proposal goes beyond the eco-rules definition or the prioritization of eco-friendly guidelines with traditional techniques used in technological forecasting. Fuzzy Cognitive Maps assess TRIZ evolution trends for eco-design innovation, allowing prioritizing and further decision making based on scenario analysis.
Focusing our attention on five emerging technologies, including virtual reality, artificial intelligence, wearables, augmented reality and the Internet of Things, we sought to gain a deeper understanding of how technology - when used correctly - can help transform the way we live our lives.
While invention requires creativity to come up with new things, innovation is about applying those new things in different ways. Creativity is essentially an 'inward' trait. It's murkier and harder to define. Ideas within the creative realm are often judged more by their novelty than by their potential usefulness, either to consumers or to the company.
So while preparations for trade talks get under way, the new Government should encourage British businesses to adopt a more innovative frame of mind post-Brexit.
More and more companies are realising that the technology they once viewed as necessary to only a few consumers, are actually benefiting everyone without making the product different for each market
I am a firm believer that patients should be true partners in their healthcare, and that online services have a major role to play in supporting that partnership, so these statistics are heartening.
The technology to create this future travel experience is already here. What it needs to make it fly is for airlines and their travel partners to adopt new technologies and cooperate more freely (even with competitors). This shared information in secure environment will collectively give us the smooth, trouble-free journey we all want.
From wearables, virtual reality and augmented reality, to the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robots and drones, technology is truly changing the game at this year's Olympics
Five years into the 'fintech' revolution, several things are becoming clear. Firstly, it's not really about technology, it's about customer centricit...
Off Grid Electric deliver solar-powered, electricity generating systems that are implemented to help a household meet basic energy requirements such as lighting, charging mobile phones and even now power a small business.
Much progress can be made by making existing utilities infrastructure more efficient, making better use of what it can already provide, accurately forecasting future usage, and ensuring that it's maintained intelligently.