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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Invest in Intrapreneurs – Innovation Management Supports Your Organization’s Greatest Change Makers [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Intrapreneurs are those important team members with the optimism, intellect, initiative, and discipline to champion bright ideas and drive new project pipelines, establishing innovative change across the business. Does your organization nurture valuable intrapreneurship?  When internal team members are given the freedom to think like entrepreneurs, they become more motivated, creative, and engaged. They are not afraid to challenge the status quo and are driven to find innovative solutions to problems. By fostering intrapreneurship within your organization, you stimulate the development of disruptive ideas and invest in a collaborative work environment. The organization's collective intelligence is multiplied, leading to more innovative outcomes and solutions to your biggest challenges. How does a company encourage an intrapreneurial spirit in employees? By making their employees feel that their ideas are heard and transparent to others, fairly evaluated, and under consideration for future implementation. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] How...

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EV battery energy storage system

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] It’s Electric! Innovative Energy Storage Systems for a Surging Market [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]The power of open innovation and breakthrough R&D are transforming the electric vehicle and energy storage sectors and can be the keys to a global clean energy movement. National policy changes, consumer demand, and improved efficiency in batteries are all factors supporting this market growth and opportunity for commercialization. Empower Ezassi’s open innovation consulting and technology scouting services to inspire the new energy initiatives your organization requires.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] Electric Vehicle Supply & Equipment Technologies Require Innovative Ideas and Complex Collaborations Across Industries [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]As the world continues to move toward renewable sources of energy, vehicle manufacturers must also keep the pace with their technologies and corporate sustainability goals. The popularity of the electric car and the government incentives for transitioning from gas-powered vehicles are market trends that can’t be ignored in the energy sector. Pew Research cites “two-thirds of Americans support providing incentives to...

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smart grid

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Innovative Solutions for Big Energy [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]The electric grid needs modernizing to support our expanding e-economy and national security. Innovative solutions for the energy sector are increasingly powered by collaborations across researchers, government officials and companies looking to harness emerging renewable technologies, update control systems and computing, and find new materials and methods to design regional energyshed management systems for a modern, efficient and de-carbonized grid. Adjacent technologies impacting the energy industry can be harnessed by collaborative project teams of engineers and leading organizations who seek to modernize power systems and continue to utilize renewable resources. Let’s plug in to some current topics in this sector.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Power Hungry Industries  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]The global economy will continue to demand more power and with that growth, greater energy security. Conventional power plants requiring energy sources from coal, natural gas, and nuclear should increasingly look to integrate renewable technologies like solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biomass...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]In the global race for innovation, industry leaders are speeding ahead in the engineering fields of satellites, rockets, robotics, drones, motorsports, and the future of mobility. It’s no longer enough to just keep the pace of your competitors. The objective is to outperform and outmaneuver, blazing the trail to new frontiers with faster, more cost-effective innovation solutions.  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Race to Space : Launch Collaboration  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]There’s no bigger frontier for growth than space, and it takes an incredible team to assemble a successful mission. Rocket Lab, together with General Atomics, NOAA, and France’s National Center for Space Studies, completed an 8th launch in October 2022 to deliver a satellite to collect crucial global data from thousands of transmitters. The analysis of this physical and biological data will help scientists better understand the planet’s climate and biodiversity, as well as assist with maritime security, pollution tracking, and humanitarian assistance. You don’t have...

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ideation objectives

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Top 5 Ideation Objectives for Innovation [Infographic] [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]  Both a Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Linus Pauling believed, “The best way to get a good idea is to have a lot of ideas...

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innovation solutions

Innovation can also come in the form of new types of services that offer improvements on old ways of doing things, meet previously unidentified needs or fill gaps in the market. More often, innovation solutions use technology to support and dispatch new services...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Technology and trends tend to move and change at alarming rates.  No industry is impervious to evolution. The only way to stay relevant is to make sure you are looking toward the future landscape and anticipating changes within your business before they happen. If you don't have a functioning crystal ball, research and analysis are the best way to predict the future.  A strong indicator of how technology and trends are changing in real-time is to pay attention to how you currently consume television and video content at home. Gone are the days of spending a Friday night at Blockbuster buying or renting physical copies of movies to bring home. It also seems the days of cable and satellite solutions are quickly on their way out. Streaming services are the future of in-home entertainment consumption, but that leaves broadcast TV searching for a new way to create revenue or else risk...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Understanding your company's "technical right-to-succeed" is critical to the success of your business: it's what sets you apart from your competition. It allows you to provide the best products and services your clients and users have come to expect. It's essential to understand the entire landscape of your company's current technology and how it compares to the technology of your competitors and the future of technological innovation. This is where technology scouting and technology landscaping research reports come in to play an integral part in building your company's technology portfolio. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_column_text] Technology Scouting [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Technology scouting is an element of technology management in which emerging technologies are identified, technology-related information is channeled into an organization, and supports the acquisition of technologies.  The focus of technology scouting is on identifying solutions to an unmet technical or business need. When technology scouting, it's essential to precisely define your unmet need and create a roust...

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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dr. Robert Blizek, a former senior technologist with NAVAIR, shares the lessons learned that drove his decision to use Ezassi’s Knowledge Scouting application.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="30px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" content_aligment="center"][vc_column][qodef_elements_holder][qodef_elements_holder_item horizontal_aligment="left" vertical_alignment="middle" hover_animation="default"][vc_column_text] The Challenge [/vc_column_text][qodef_separator position="center" color="#6b6b6b" border_style="solid" width="70%" thickness="20px"][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_column_text] Growth of World Population and the History of Technology [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="11326" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text] Figure 1.  Globalization and the Internet have dramatically accelerated technology development. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="30px"][/qodef_elements_holder_item][/qodef_elements_holder][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are three challenges to address if one is to keep abreast of technology development for investments, optimal partnership selection, or roadmap planning.  First, critical technological advances can come from anywhere. A recent study by the government accounting office (GAO) noted that, only two decades ago, 70% of science and technology development for the DoD was developed exclusively within DoD- industry partnerships.   Today, that 70/30 split is reversed with the private sector eclipsing the DoD’s pace of breakthrough technologies in areas such as artificial intelligence, quantum engineering, and cyber security. The second...

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