The world of innovation is undergoing a revolution. The need for effective, far-reaching, and sustained innovation programs has never been greater. At the same time, the availability of new sources of data, new analytic frameworks, and practical tools and methods for innovation are advancing rapidly. Here at Imaginatik, we live at the center of this tornado.
April 27 1759 is the birthday of Mary Wollstonecraft, remembered today as one of the earliest modern feminists (although the Oxford English Dictionary doesn’t record the word ‘feminist’ in usage until 1852). Her work A Vindication of the Rights of Woman is a landmark text in the history of feminist writing, appearing, as it did, at a time when women were not permitted the right to an education, and when many men were discussing whether they should be formally educated at all.
Imagine a man introducing himself to you, repeatedly. The man is a novelist, and he tells you that he is going to fill you in about his novels. This he does, in part - but he also frequently digresses, informing you about some particular of lepidoptery - the collecting and studying of butterflies - or else waxes lyrical about the game of chess.