I gave a talk a month ago on what trends were going to shape organizational applications over the next five years, and a couple of those design forces were the increasing ubiquity of mobile compute endpoints and augmented reality/interaction with your environment. Google has just released some information, pics and video on [Project Glass](https://plus.google.com/u/0/111626127367496192147/posts) that indicate that they have been working on something big that fits into that space for awhile. Continue reading Google's Project Glass
I have been thinking about technology adoption and penetration a great deal [lately](http://seanmehan.globat.com/blog/2012/03/23/udacity-continues-massive-online-course/). Technology emergence and adoption happens all the time in the general population, but I came across a model new to me that captures features that I feel are lacking in the other models with which I was already familiar. Continue reading Innovation Diffusion Models
An interesting [series](http://www.everythingisaremix.info/watch-the-series/) of films analysing the role of influence and borrowing in creativity and innovation, with the third part being the most important to understand and accept. It goes hand-in-hand with needing to understand Christansen’s ideas on innovation, both disruptive and sustained.
[Here](http://bit.ly/qyXeLU) is a synopsis of the *Dealing with Darwin* piece by Geoffrey Moore, which describes different stages of innovation and some levers. This is important as a model for crossing the chasm which is needed to reshape large, territorial groups in an enterprise and allow for an innovation culture to overtake a silo culture. Continue reading Innovation levers and attacking silos in your org
Do fresh ideas in your organization get killed by going through too many checks and balances before they reach senior management able to say “let’s go with that and try it.” This results, often, in the ideas being generalized and watered down such that they offend no one, so they lack the punch they might have had. This [article](http://blogs.hbr.org/anthony/2011/07/is_iteration-itis_killing_your.html?referral=00563&cm_mmc=email-_-newsletter-_-daily_alert-_-alert_date&utm_source=newsletter_daily_alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alert_date) describes the problem and has some interesting comments on the solutions as well.
The trolls have been coming [out](http://seanmehan.globat.com/blog/2011/06/30/a-sad-little-article-bashing-google/) over G+, but this was from an unexpected quarter. Continue reading More G haters, now Google has failed to innovate