Why the Texas Capital Is the Innovation Destination
This is an unbiased opinion, I swear. Yes, I live in Austin. Yes, my company (Rocksauce Studios) is headquartered in the capital of Texas. We’re a proud bunch, we Austinites, and our congregation is growing fast. In 2000, the metro area had about 1.2 million residents.
How to Build Trust as a Foundation for Innovation
Digital transformation requires trust and buy-in from employees to have any chance.
3 Steps to Finding the Most Elegant Solution in The 5G Era
The pace of innovation in Houston is about to go into overdrive, thanks to the inclusion of the city in Verizon’s initial wave of 5G deployment. Along with three other major cities, Houston will enjoy better wireless connectivity with minimal latency, especially in densely populated areas and increased potential for the widespread use of Internet…
How to Successfully Break From Outdated Approaches to Innovation
Rather than viewing mistakes as failures to be penalized, innovators look at mistakes as stepping stones to a new understanding. For smaller companies, this type of attitude is more easily achieved: Larger companies tend to focus more on keeping a steady course and not rocking the boat.
How to Transform Your Company Digitally
Digital transformations. The mere thought of them can breed palpitations in even the most stalwart oil and energy company leaders. It’s no surprise, really. Change never comes without its challenges, and digital change always comes with growing pains. Yet the perks of moving toward a digitally focused workforce with correlating forward-driven protocols far outweigh the…
3 Keys to Empowering the Next Wave of Innovation
A renewed focus on innovation is happening right now among the entrepreneurial, corporate and academic communities in Houston. In addition to the formation of Houston Exponential, the affiliated HX Venture Fund, and Station Houston, plans are in the works to create a 9.4-acre innovation district in Midtown as part of the city’s 2017 strategic plan…
How To Turn Your Employees Into Intrapreneurs
There’s a question that has become increasingly common in the age of Silicon Valley, where everything moves at the speed of innovation: How does a company grow, yet still maintain the drive, flexibility, and disruptive attitude of a startup? In other words, how do you bring the spirit of an entrepreneur along with you when…