CIO | CIOs Must Stand at the Forefront of Innovation
Introducing technology into organization-wide strategic plans and tactical initiatives.
We are fortunate to be able to collaborate with Dell, one of the industry partners for our Innovation Lab, a healthcare product incubator that takes medical devices and health information technology (HIT) to market.
Recently, while strategizing with Frank Negro, the Dell Services Global Practice Leader for Healthcare & Life Sciences Strategy and Consulting, he told the story of Percy Spencer, a self-taught engineer who always envisioned what might be possible, looking at technology as a way to open up new opportunities, in addition to responding to ongoing business needs. In 1945, when he was head of the power tube division at Raytheon, Spencer became the first to investigate why a candy bar had melted in his pocket while he was testing a magnetron tube. His innovative spirit pushed him to determine how this discovery could serve a purpose. More…