Category Archives: Innovation

Comfort for All: Q+A with Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams

When Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams, co-founders of the North Carolina-based furniture design and manufacturing company of the same name, say they stand for “Comfort for All,” they don’t just mean a luxurious and beautiful sofa—though that’s certainly true. Comfort … Continue reading

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Data Privacy. By Design.

The benefits of a connected world—greater innovation, growth and prosperity—will not be realized unless people can trust that data being collected is managed and analyzed responsibly.

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Four Ways TED2018 Will Make You Think

TED2018 tackled the future of artificial intelligence, the fate of humanity, the design of cities and its own Audacious Project.

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A Two-Part Equation for Active Learning

Three recipients of the Steelcase Active Learning Center Grant share ingredients fro implementing a successful active learning initiative.

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Global Trends Influence Seven New Colors

No matter where we live, technology allows us to experience the world like never before. Our innate curiosity can be satisfied on a whim. We can connect to people, pictures and live video from almost anywhere. We can import portions … Continue reading

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Design Thinking and Its Role in the Creative Process

Creativity is a numbers game. Take one look at Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb and record holder of 1,093 patents. That’s 1,093 brilliant ideas, from which only a single handful of feats were realized. Add to that the … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Support Agile Teams

It wasn’t too long ago CEOs spent days with their executive team to devise a five-year plan worthy of Wall Street. Today, five years is an eternity.

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Seven Emerging Workplace Design Influences in 2018

The world of work is changing fast to instigate a new set of trends focused on themes of creativity, community and conscientiousness.

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Five Ideas for Finding Purpose at Work

Despite a recognition that shared purposes improves business success, research suggests people are struggling to find it at work.

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Activating the Classroom

It’s just one of nearly 300 classrooms on the five campuses of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, but it’s had an outsized impact at the institution.

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