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Harnessing Skunk Works in Your Company

Harnessing Skunk Works in Your Company

Have you ever heard of the term skunk works? This odd sounding term is actually a type of technological project. Spearheaded by Lockheed Martin, the largest aerospace, defense, and security technologies company in the world, Skunk Works is a small group of people that create innovative aircraft technologies to make the impossible, possible. To find out more information about skunk works, read the rest of my blog below!

3 Big Takeaways from the Aspen Ideas Festival

3 Big Takeaways from the Aspen Ideas Festival

I traveled to Aspen, Colorado, earlier this summer to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival: Spotlight Health. Presented by the Aspen Institute, which is an international nonprofit think tank that encourages the exchange of innovative ideas, the festival is deemed the nation’s premier public gathering place for leaders around the globe to present and discuss today’s pressing issues and ideas.

Why Pinterest is Good for Your Business

Why Pinterest is Good for Your Business

If you’ve started a business, you’ve probably created a Facebook and a Twitter for marketing purposes. But have you considered starting a Pinterest as well? Pinterest can be a great way to market your products, and it offers possibilities that Facebook and Twitter do not.

That’s One Less Trip to the Doctor’s Office, One Large Step for Humankind

That’s One Less Trip to the Doctor’s Office, One Large Step for Humankind

Over time, people have become busier and travel has become costly and time-consuming. As a result, technology has allowed people to video chat, phone conference, or email one another instead of physically visiting one another. In more recent times, the medical industry has taken note of these changes and developed something new as a result.

Mayo Clinic Completes First 3-D Printed Face Transplant

Mayo Clinic Completes First 3-D Printed Face Transplant

In 1984, Chuck Hull first invented 3-D printing. Today, the technology has achieved great potential in healthcare because of its customizable nature. Currently, the largest 3D-printed healthcare applications are prosthetics, dental implants and hearing aids. However, the Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit medical research group, achieved a daring feat with this new technology — they completed the organization’s first 3-D printed face transplant on a patient, Andrew Sandness, of Newcastle, Wyoming.