Jim Collins, author of the highly praised "Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't," has written a companion monograph that applies to the “social sectors” — government and nonprofits. Some of his insights are very instructive.
CROWN POINT │ Friday is “Innovation Day” as the search begins for new innovators in Northwest Indiana.
HAMMOND| In a decade, Northwest Indiana could have a lakefront lined with a high-rises, a convention center and a restaurant with sweeping views.
Hardly an hour passes in our time that the word innovation is not mentioned — in domestic and international news, commercials, Internet and publications. With good reason, as most people now see the power of creating new innovations in their companies, institutions and organizations. Innovat…
GARY | A short video challenge for high school students has no less a lofty goal than inspiring the next Thomas Edison or Steve Jobs.
HAMMOND | Cardboard 3-D glasses with red and blue lenses were passed down rows of people seated in folding chairs.
When you work around creative and innovative people, the conversation inevitably turns to innovation and youth.
Northwest Indiana needs more innovation-driven enterprise startups and the entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports them.
Andy Harshaw says steel companies need to promote a culture of continuous improvement. Focusing on the future and being able to foster innovation is critical to the industry’s survival, he believes.
HOBART | The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana, as part of Ivy Tech Northwest's Gerald I. Lamkin Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, will host an evening of out-of-the-box thinking April 18.
The Times has joined with Ivy Tech Community College Northwest and The Society of Innovators in an innovation survey.
Sharing his story of being a young man confined to a wheelchair who just wanted to get to work, Ralph Braun invented a vehicle wheelchair lift that has given freedom to thousands worldwide while employing 700 people at Braun Industries.
As part of its effort to highlight its 2010-11 class, the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana has selected Joan Dorman and Jeff Moody as its September Innovators of the Month.
GARY | Ivy Tech Community College Northwest announced the 2011–12 finalist candidates for Fellows and the Chanute Prize for Team Innovation in The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana.
If not for the recession, the world might not have the Battery Go! iPhone app, and one of its developers still might be tending bar at Don Pablo's in Hobart.
Young entrepreneurs across the region have stories to tell of the unique ways both the recession and the recovery have influenced their drive for a better world-or at least one where people can have a little more fun.
GARY | Ivy Tech Community College Northwest and The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana has launched of the Champion of Innovation project with local chambers of commerce.
Innovation seems to be growing, and this is good news in a global economy. Why? Innovation is the antidote to a lack of competitiveness.
Mirassou Winery will award five $3,000 grants to individuals with bright ideas to help turn their ideas into reality.
HOBART | Experts in innovation talked about how to foster creativity Thursday at an event leading up to the start of World Creativity & Innovation Week.
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