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July

4 Different Approaches to Innovation Centers but 3 Common Goals

The Wireless Technology Forum’s July panel moderated by Merrick Furst, Flashpoint Founder and Distinguished Professor at Georgia Tech, provided insights into innovation centers from Delta, First Data, Ericsson, and Dover Corporation. Rachel Ford provided insight into Cox Enterprises partnership with TechStars Atlanta.

Each innovation center took different approaches to innovation but their goals were the same.

Goals

Solve problems for the customer.
Position the company as an innovation leader in their respective industry.
Participate in the ecosystem, but maintain company secrets.

All goals aligned with the overall company goal of creating more revenue, and attract /

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July

How to get into a Better Start Wave for the Peachtree Road Race

It’s hot, humid, and way too crowded with 59,999 fellow participants. But the AJC Peachtree Road Race is the can’t miss running event of the year.¬† This is the biggest 10K race in the world, and an Atlanta tradition.

I have run the Peachtree Road Race (aka Peachtree) for 4 years in a row, and I love it. It’s a well organized, fun race, and presents a serendipitous opportunity to get on TV! It’s turned into a tradition for me to see my friends at Peachtree each year.

2017 Post-Peachtree