Innovation

Why the Agriculture Industry is Betting the Farm on Innovation

Cultivators are using technology to become more precise and efficient, boosting yields and profits

Why You Need to Make Your Products Friendlier

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Next Big Thing 2016: Empathy is design's big buzzword of the moment. Your user experience will have to adapt accordingly

Lessons from the Dragons: Create a Category of Your Own

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Six determined former pitchers return on Dragons' Den Season 10 Episode 10 Second Chance Special

Where Virtual Reality is Finding Fans

David Payne, CEO of Invent Dev Inc., in the sales centre in Toronto in December 2015. Photo: Christopher Katsarov/CP

Realtors and developers are starting to use immersive walkthroughs and mockups of properties to attract foreign buyers

The Uber Model Comes to Snow Removal

Sean Griffith from Moncton, N.B., has created an app that lets customers order one-time snow clearing services of their driveways via their smart phone. Photo: Marc Grandmaison/CP

An Atlantic Canadian entrepreneur aims to make winter weather a little easier to handle via the on-demand economy

What Product Packaging Will Look Like in 2016

The Share a Coke concept   began in Australia. Photo: Fred Lum/Globe and Mail/CP

Personalization and pouches top market researcher Mintel’s trends for the new year

What Powers Vancouver’s Disruption Engine

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Evolving B.C. tech startups are threatening to make "dinosaur" industries obsolete. What's driving them, and why it matters

Why Industry Giants and Disruptive Startups Are Working Together

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Big banks are starting to partner with the very fintech companies that formed to replace them

Where Selfies and 3D Printing Collide

Steve Cory, president of Selftraits' parent company Objex Unlimited, holds a 3D bust of his head produced at their downtown Toronto store. Photo: Chris Young/CP

Toronto-based Selftraits is betting consumers will pay for figurines of themselves or their loved ones

What Makes Doctors Better at Their Jobs

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Figure 1 is democratizing medical knowledge by connecting physicians around the world. How the Canadian app does it

How to Escape the Innovator’s Dilemma

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Five steps you can take to ensure your business is prepared for the future instead of becoming a victim of your own success

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Entrepreneurial success with one venture doesn’t always transfer over to a new business. Why you may want to ignore a promising possibility

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