Category: Inspiring Minds

People, Culture, and Vision: Ken Gray on Innovation and How to Approach It

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The mission that lies at the core of the Edison Awards is inspiring and fostering innovation by highlighting the achievements of revolutionary innovators worldwide. But what is innovation? How is it defined, and how should it be approached? Steering Committee member and former Global Director of Innovation at Caterpillar Inc. Ken Gray offers his unique … Continue reading People, Culture, and Vision: Ken Gray on Innovation and How to Approach It

Efficiency and Sustainability: Software Motor Company’s Smart Motor System

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This year, Software Motor Company was awarded Gold in the Energy and Sustainability category and the Smart Building Solutions subcategory with their SMC Smart Motor System. The system is the world’s most reliable, intelligent, and energy-efficient system in the world, featuring automated controls and cloud connectivity. Hot off SMC’s win, Executive Chairman Ryan Morris visits … Continue reading Efficiency and Sustainability: Software Motor Company’s Smart Motor System

Inspiring Innovation Through Culture and Environment

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To be successful, innovation must have a nurturing environment in which to thrive. Failing to provide employees of your company with policies and practices that encourage the creativity and risk-taking required for innovative endeavors stifles their ability to do their best work and present the best results. At this year’s Edison Awards, Software Motor Company … Continue reading Inspiring Innovation Through Culture and Environment