Necessity drives innovation; innovation is a necessity
APRIL 3, 2019
The common thread is a person or group wanting to do something different to make things easier (smart phones, e-commerce), faster (grocery self-checkout, drone-based delivery) or cheaper (robotic process automation, sustainable energy). Some innovations, however, truly are revolutionary, and should be studied for the lessons we can learn. Cities can monitor and manage their utilities from within the comfort of an office, reducing the need for field technician intervention.