Posts filed under: Prototype It

Rewards programs are changing to include artificial intelligence, 5G, and even blockchain technology. Loyalty programs have come a long way since the 18th century, where it’s believed that retailers were incentivizing shoppers even then, with copper tokens that were redeemable for future purchases. From stamps to coupons, airline miles and shopper cards, we’ve been witness......
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Meet the entrepreneurs bringing design, sales, and engagement into the modern world and having fun, too. Do you still play? This question is actually at the center of a business model that has not only rapidly scaled and expanded, but is also proving that innovation and imagination are here to stay. From their design approach, to their......
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The world’s leading entertainment visualization studio talks futuristic design, process, and optimization. Even in a job as cool as special effects rendering for Avengers and a multitude of other Hollywood box office hits, there are still challenges and pivots necessary to survival. The constant conversation happening around our rapidly changing business and technology ecosystem has everything to do with......
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Why new innovations and technologies are changing the game, literally. “Repetitive head trauma chokes the brain.” When the words of Dr. Bennet Omalu flowed from the 2015 Will Smith hit Concussion, all of a sudden there was a new conversation. Of course it wasn’t entirely new, the NFL, trauma experts, Neurologists, helmet manufacturers, and the likes......
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Identifying the challenges that are changing the way we see, market, and advertise our brands and businesses. So many of our innovations rely on advertising, a $700 billion industry, to gain fans, followers, and consumers. After four years of writing this column on innovation and more than 25 years of personal experience designing retail product innovation and selling......
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