Forget the Pool Table—Innovation Is a Brutal Business

April 18, 2019

Workplace innovation is a serious business. An innovative culture requires discipline and a high level of competence, along with the humility to hear you’re wrong until you get it right. What does it take to lead in this tough environment? It’s more than a well-placed pool table.

What Does Innovation Look Like When You’re Solving the World’s Toughest Problems?

March 27, 2019

President and CEO Dr. Ken Gabriel leads us through an insider’s look at what motivates Draper’s employees and how this ties back to the company’s strong culture, appreciation of diversity and push toward innovation.

Podcast: The Railroad…Where Innovation Produces Profit

Duration 19:38

Sometimes the best way to get ahead in business is to think small. Compared to the multi-billion-dollar titans in their industry, Rio Grande Pacific is more nimble, reactive, and able to communicate more closely with the niche market they serve. On this episode, Rio Grande Pacific CIO Jason Brown shares how his IT department mixes traditional IT, marketing and customer service to drive innovation. Because IT can become a profit center for any business… if you have the right mindset.

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What the AI Jobs of the Future will Look Like

September 27, 2018

Robots aren’t stealing jobs, but they are drastically changing what they look like.

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VR for Corporate Training: Making Employees Uncomfortable (Intentionally)

September 5, 2018

VR has emerged as the most effective way to train employees because it fully immerses people into a situation and creates empathy.

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Three Ways Business Leaders Are Ensuring Flexible Work Programs Are Successful

August 21, 2018

Today, the concept of working from home has become mainstream—a recruitment tool, even—with many companies supporting these programs with policies, tools, and technology from near and far.