Last year T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation kicked off the second-annual Changemaker Challenge, a nationwide search for young people with big ideas about how to change the world for good. The 2019 Challenge drew an unprecedented 428 submissions from teams across the US in three categories — Technology, Education and the Environment.
Innovation labs, technology scouting outposts and accelerator programs to invest in startups have become ubiquitous in large companies, as have regularly-scheduled hackathons or idea challenges that invite employees to develop and pitch new ideas.
Yet, in some companies, all of that activity adds up to nothing more than “innovation theater.” In others, it actually yields a stream of internal improvements; new products and services; experiments with different business models; and investments in fledgling companies that are connecting with new customer segments.
A new natural gas leak detection vehicle combined with the creativity of Alliant Energy employees is making us all safer. Examining our company’s distribution system is now faster and more precise and maps results digitally.
Whenever I get the opportunity, I want to be there for young children in my community. It’s so important to me that they realize that with a bit of help and a lot of hard work, they can become whatever they want. I’m speaking from experience, but it took me a while to figure this out.
The fifth generation (5G) mobile network is rolling out globally. 5G will change the world by advancing mobile from technology that connects people to people and people to information, to a unified fabric connecting people to everything. It will create new opportunity and provide a platform for invention. It will enable new products and services, foster business innovation, transform industries, spur economic growth and elevate living standards.
Qualcomm is working to bring the full potential of 5G to fruition by making the technology accessible to everyone on the planet.
14th Annual Black History Month Celebration Unites Community and Showcases the Importance of STEM Education
The General Motors African Ancestry Network celebrated the importance of culture and innovation during its 14th Annual Black History Month Celebration. This year’s theme, “Driven by Culture, Defined by Innovation,” highlighted the historical achievements of African Americans in STEM and design while also shining a spotlight on current innovators.