Blog Category: Innovation

B2B to follow P2P in Sharing Economy

Category: Entrepreneurship Innovation

Peer-to-Peer Sharing
The fast-growing economy of monetizing unused or underused assets goes by many names: the “sharing economy,” the “gig economy,” the “on-demand economy,” and the “collaborative economy.” Whether sharing goods as in Uber, renting homes as in Airbnb, or serving up micro-skills as in TaskRabbit, consumers are using technology to find and buy one another’s extra resources.  These companies are peer-to-peer marketplaces focused on C2C or B2C sharing.

Finding Software and Services in the Age of AI

Category: Innovation Operations

Every business needs to consider themselves—at least partly—a technology business. If your company isn’t leveraging technology, you risk losing valuable business to competitors who are. Finding solutions for business challenges has become harder now that machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are poised to affect how we work. This challenge may seem ironic—technology is meant to make life easier—but unlimited options can increase the difficulty of making informed decisions.

Going beyond the curriculum, nurturing social innovation

Category: Entrepreneurship Innovation

There is a trajectory of change occurring in post-secondary institutions with regards to social innovation and entrepreneurship. At Bow Valley College (BVC), we recognize that learners don’t just want a job, they want to make a difference while making a living. How can we help them achieve these aspirations? We are changing the environment in which students learn by exposing them to social innovation and entrepreneurial initiatives that are supported by BVC and the local community.

Two Cowboys on a Journey: Business Innovation Rodeo Calgary Stampede

Category: Innovation

Entrepreneurs. Innovators. Producers and Makers. Grab your Cowboy hats. Put on your boots, and saddle your horses for Calgary's first Innovation Rodeo. Now, you have the best excuse ever to make the trip to the greatest outdoor show on earth: Calgary's Stampede.