Elevating performance through elevator innovations

We all know how elevators are quintessential feature of our day to day lives. Beyond their functional use, the innovations developed by Elevator industry can act as a true inspiration to many other disciplines. It is estimated that typically 40% of energy in the world is consumed by buildings and

Apple’s design thinking inspired by Picasso

Apple has religiously embodied the notion that function and beauty come from elegant simplicity, and teachers in its internal training program sometimes point to a collection of Picasso lithographs that artfully illustrate the drive to boil down an idea to its most essential components. That drive can be seen in

Cuckoo Smurfing for money laundering

Commonwealth Bank of Australia(CBA), the largest bank in Australia in August,2017 was charged with a massive fine by banking regulatory body, AUSTRAC. CBA was charged that it failed to monitor the illegal deposit of money through its intelligent deposit machines and indirectly it had allowed money laundering. Without getting into

Product innovations inspired by unconventional sources

For years, several products have been designed by shapes and movements of animals (e.g cars) and patters of nature.But there are several product designs which continue to get inspired by unconventional sources like arts, weapons and more . Inspiration from Origami For years, one of the challenges for the economy

Sharing economy for social cause

Technology is now enabling the companies to allow their customers to be part of their social welfare efforts.Two such examples which has making waves are #Datadonate and the Rapid Rewards -points sharing program by Southwest airlines. #Datadonate is an initiative from Swedish mobile operator Three in which leftover mobile data

Cockroach inspired ‘Robot’ for disaster relief

US Researchers from University of of California, Berkeley were inspired by cockroach’s ability to withstand heavy forces and ability to flatten themselves to fit tight spaces. They attributed this to its exoskeleton feature which can be compressed when subjected to heavy force without breaking. The researchers were able to replicate

Design thinking in US Army

Design thinking is the new buzz word going around industries.Simply described it is a problem solving or innovation approach to design solutions or products integrating the principles of human centered design to conventional methods. US Army has taken up the concepts of design thinking and integrate into your core operations

Customer Delight in Digital Age

Digital is the new norm for any business.Innovation fueled by digital solutions has disrupted several industries and continues to redefine the way customer is engaged is world dominated by smart devices. Banks are always in the forefront of digital innovations and are stepping up to offer services to delight the