Vanishing Point

The Risk of Neglecting Human Value in the Innovation Solution

Posted by Gregory Weber

March 8, 2017 at 8:01 AM

 

“If you don’t understand people, you don’t understand business.”

- Simon Sinek

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Search “technology” or “innovation” or “computer” and “founded/er, ” and you’ll come up with lists of people who have launched tech companies. You might find lists dedicated to women, all non-U.S. born innovators, or non-tech people who started companies. You aren’t going to find a single story of an organization created, funded, launched, and nurtured by a computer. That’s because, for all the things that technology can do for us, it can not replicate the value and power of human judgment, instinct, or empathy that are so vital to the health of our workforce, our organizations, and our global marketplace.

 

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