Epiphany to Evaluation – Feasibility (or The Path to Global Domination)

In my article on the 27th January, I spoke about Innovation being a journey from Epiphany to Empowerment. I then followed it up with the evaluation of ideas against desirability and viability. Today we focus on the support ecosystem and infrastructure, and talk about Feasibility. Feasibility focuses on the supporting eco-system and infrastructure, to determine […]

Epiphany to Evaluation – Viability or (How Do We Know This Is The Right Fit For Us?)

In my article on the 27th January, I spoke about Innovation being a journey from Epiphany to Empowerment. I then followed it up with the evaluation of ideas against desirability. Today we focus on the company, and talk about Viability. Viability focuses only on the organisation or the company that has come up with the […]

Epiphany to Evaluation – Desirability or (How to Ensure We’re Solving Actual Problems)

In my article on the 27th January, I spoke about Innovation being a journey from Epiphany to Empowerment. The image below shows this journey and Equitus Engineering Limited‘s main areas of focus. Epiphany: The idea strikes Evaluate: Test the worthiness of the idea against market, company and surrounding ecosystem Engineer: Develop the idea into a […]

Sustainability – From Activism to Concrete Action

On January 1st 2020, I made a personal commitment to driving sustainability across product life-cycles and along supply-chains, which is also being reflected in the work Equitus Engineering Limited does. Here is my take on how to drive sustainability at scale. A simple definition of sustainability is ‘avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in […]

Five Talks to Watch at Design Indaba 2020 According to DesignWeek

DesignWeek recommends listening to these five talks if you’re at Design Indaba 2020 in Cape Town South Africa. South Africa is an amazing country and I still have fond memories of spending two weeks there, attending a friend’s wedding and travelling around. It has a good proportion of wildlife, nature, beaches, good food, amazing wine, […]

Innovation – A Brief Overview

Over the last few years the term innovation has been spoken about extensively in industrial, academic and professional settings. There are misconceptions of two types. On the one hand people with ideas and inventions being portrayed as innovators and on the other hand, people doing genuinely innovative things not being seen as innovators. Both arise […]

The Changing Face of Manufacturing

Manufacturing. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you see or hear this word? Cambridge dictionary defines manufacturing thus: the business of producing goods in large numbers. Oxford dictionary’s interpretation is: The making of articles on a large scale using machinery; industrial production.These definitions are narrow, and are out of sync […]

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