Individually, we’ve earned our innovation spurs working hands-on with innovations like: first-generation internet streaming, a process for 360˚ image capture in the pre-digital age (made for Nike, emulated in The Matrix), the first-ever wireless medical prescription system, the first commercially marketed condom in Castro’s Cuba, landing gear on a space aircraft and….category-creating pedestrian simulation technology used to design Olympic-calibre places for people.
As consultants, we’ve worked with a wide range of companies and organizations. These include:
…like AKZO-Nobel, Allstate Insurance, American Crew, Bayer, BBDO, Budweiser, ConAgra Foods, D&B Corporation, DBM (Brasil), Frito Lay, HSBC, Johnsonville Sausage, Kimberley-Clark, Landis/TNS, Meade-Johnson, Natura Cosmetics (Brazil), Oracle, Nestlé, SBC Communications/Ameritech, SC Johnson, Verizon Wireless
…such as Ascend, BDP, Leo Burnett (part of Publicis), Ibex Healthdata Systems, Mölnlycke Health Care, Serviceware.com, The Cambridge Group (now part of McKinsey), Trading Technologies
Rock-solid small and mid-sized enterprises
Dewpoint, Inc., DogStar, Dynacare, Advanced Automation Inc., AMCORE Bank
AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation, Arieso, Askesis, Digimind, ECR Minerals plc, Hoover’s (acquired by D&B), Legion (now the Olympic standard), Med-E-Systems/Advanced Health, Mooney, Pegasus Airlines, Sonaptic (acquired by Wolfson Electronics), Staff Management Inc.
Institutes and associations
Association of Professional Design Firms (APDF), Centre for Innovation in Health Management Leeds University, Chiavenato Institute (Brazil), Europe’s 500, ESOMAR, Mail Order Gardening Association, MRS (UK), NACM (US National Association of Credit Managers), National Speakers Association (NSA New England Chapter), Paint & Coating Association, QRCA (Qualitative Research Consultants Association), RESOLVE, Rockford, IL Chamber of Commerce, Sheet Metal Association, Technologica Monterrey (Mexico City)
ACRE Conference annual creativity conference (Africa), CREA (European creativity association, Italy, France), “CPSI” (Creative Problem Solving Institute), Fundação Brasil Creativo, MindCamp, Three Oaks Creativity Weekend
Fun and funky
Hotel of Tomorrow Project (with Getty’s Design & Hospitality Magazine), One4Ruby, Phinney-Bischoff Design House, World Football League