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Design Sprints: A Winning Idea

Design Sprints: A Winning Idea

As discussed in our earlier post Nailing Down the Abstract: Design Thinking in the Workplace, Design Sprints are the practical extension of Design Thinking, a rather abstract concept that, nonetheless, can be very useful in problem-solving. Design Thinking is easily...

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Nailing Down the Abstract: Design Thinking in the Workplace

Nailing Down the Abstract: Design Thinking in the Workplace

When my old firm first introduced us all to the Agile software development process – which is a kind of kissing cousin of Design Thinking – we found the whole thing very fuzzy and amorphous, like trying to catch a cloud and tie it to a chair. There were many moments...

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Peak Startup Pitch Night – What it’s all about

Peak Startup Pitch Night – What it’s all about

When I stepped into Epicentral Coworking for Pitch Night on June 22, I found myself in an entirely new world that I had never known about. I found a group of people gathered to hear pitches, most of whom came for no other reason than to just support startups and the...

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A Moment in Time: A Day at the Office of C-TRAC

A Moment in Time: A Day at the Office of C-TRAC

Thursday, May 4, 2017 8:00am. Catalyst Campus, a cutting-edge incubator designed for industry, small business, and aspiring entrepreneurs is slowly coming to life on Thursday morning. The campus which is in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs is bringing new life...

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A Week at the Space Symposium

A Week at the Space Symposium

I still say, ‘Shoot for the moon; you might get there.’ –Buzz Aldrin The booth is brightly lit. Footsteps rush by. Hellos are exchanged in passing. Suddenly, in the midst of chaos, a hush comes over the room. “Buzz is coming!” an Air Force officer says urgently under...

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What is Tech Transfer?

What is Tech Transfer?

Scientific progress is one essential key to our security as a nation, to our better health, to more jobs, to a higher standard of living, and to our cultural progress. –Vannevar Bush, excerpt from Science the Endless Frontier 1980…a lot happened that year. The Miracle...

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