Smart Homes, 3D TVs, Self-Driving Cars… What’s Next?

As we settle into 2013, there’s no escaping speculation of what the year has in store. These days, the conversation is increasingly dominated by technological developments and anticipation of new innovations. In light of this reality, Fast Company debuted a thought provoking, interactive graphic — Envisioning Emerging Technology for 2012 and Beyond — earlier this year.

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Apps to Help You do More with Less

A common theme throughout many of Maga’s diverse set of clients continues to be the desire to do more with less. Simply put, this initiative is the very basis of sustainability. Undoubtedly, motives vary greatly — from an interest in minimizing the quantity or complexity of a firms’ resources to a quest to improve the customer experience to a focus on increasing the bottom line. That said, it is becoming increasingly apparent that this desire to do more with less is also an important facet of individuals’ everyday life. Just as firms are eager to reduce their environmental footprint, enhance efficiency, or any of the previously listed motives, so too are individuals.

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Joe Dyer on Stewarding Technical Innovation in Complex Ecosystems

Last week we were able to host a webinar with Maga Advisory Board member ret. Admiral Joe Dyer, sponsored by the Back End of Innovation of Innovation Conference, which Joe will keynote on October 8th. Throughout his distinguished Naval career Joe stewarded many complex innovation efforts – as the Navy’s Chief Test Pilot,  F/A-18 Program Manager, and helping align the supply chain for the business of Naval Aviation as the chief engineer and systems command commander.

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