Mobile App FAQs for Startups

By: Amandeep Patti, Professor, Faculty of Applied Science & Technology, School of Applied Computing at Sheridan College What is a mobile application? A mobile application is a program which has been specifically developed for use on mobile devices i.e. on smart phones, tablets etc. What is mobile application development? Mobile application development is a standardized procedure for writing… Continue reading Mobile App FAQs for Startups

Getting creative with Working Improv at #IdeasConverge

WORKING IMPROV™ partnered with RIC to connect and get creative at the RIC Convergence Centre event September 18th. Improvisation is similar to innovation as it is about listening, collaborating and harnessing the power of imagination. The power of improv comes from the learned skill of being able to think on your feet, similar to the… Continue reading Getting creative with Working Improv at #IdeasConverge

Targeting the Right Customer to Optimize Outcomes

By Sue Elliott, RIC Volunteer Advisor; Principal, Virtus Insights Inc. You can’t be everything to everyone. Every start up has heard that, and it’s true. As a start-up, you have limited resources – time, people and money. You need to be wise about how you allocate those resources and where. One key exercise to help you… Continue reading Targeting the Right Customer to Optimize Outcomes

Virtual Reality In Healthcare: Where’s The Innovation?

By Alex Senson, Altitude Accelerator Senior Business Strategist and Crunch Network Contributor Virtual reality is no longer just about video gaming; it holds promise as nothing short of revolutionary for just about every other industry, as well. Since 2012, there has been an incredible explosion of interest and hype around mass market virtual reality (VR) thanks to head mounted display (HMD) products in… Continue reading Virtual Reality In Healthcare: Where’s The Innovation?

WORKING IMPROV™ at the Altitude Accelerator

The synergy between improv and innovation is significant.   Both involve being able to learn how to think and see in new ways and such creative engagement leads to a willingness to explore the unknown. Improv is like a laboratory where we get to experiment with other ways of being.  Working without a script, accepting whatever… Continue reading WORKING IMPROV™ at the Altitude Accelerator

Should I be on Instagram?

By Kevin Smith, Chief Story Architect at TheStoryArchitect.com I had a client last week ask me a question that I’m getting more often from clients – “should I be on Instagram?”  The question came from a founder who is developing a platform targeted at college & university students to help them better organize their class schedules… Continue reading Should I be on Instagram?