Tucked away on the fourth floor of the Harold B. Lee Library, a unique group of students is hard at work on a project that could potentially affect the way hundreds of charitable organizations help the poor all around the world. The students’ goal is to tell the story of a new and exciting social innovation that can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of lifting people out of poverty.
The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Creating and Managing Breakthrough Innovation
Why do most new businesses fail, yet a few entrepreneurs have a habit of winning over and over again? The shocking discovery of years of research and trial is that most startups fail by doing the “right things,” but doing them out of order. In other words, human nature combined with our entrepreneurial drive puts us on autopilot to become part of the 70% to... Read More
From Idea to Impact
You can be as innovative and impactful — if you can change your behaviors to improve your creative impact. In The Innovator’s DNA, authors Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and bestselling author Clayton M. Christensen (The Innovator’s Dilemma, The Innovator’s Solution) build on what we know about disruptive innovation to show how individuals can develop the skills necessary to move progressively... Read More
Promoting Undergraduate Innovation Through a Two-Day Boot Camp
Over the years many training methods for creativity and innovation have been developed. Despite these programs and research, further improvement is necessary, particularly in schools of technology and engineering education, where previous efforts have focused on developing solutions to defined problems, not in identifying and defining the problems themselves in ways that... Read More
Participation of Student Designers in a Community of Innovation
A look at the nature and characteristics of Communities of Innovation within a graduate student design... Read More
Video: What is the CID?
Videos from TEDxBYU 2014 available
Mobile App Competition
BYU's Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology recently released their first ever annual report. The 28-page report documents the many activities that students and faculty have been engaged in over the past year.
To download an electronic copy of the report visit: http://issuu.com/byucet
Helmet Smart Foam
As of today, the CID group's first beta-version of the CID website is live. Obviously, there are plenty of changes that will be going on as the CID group establishes a bigger presence at BYU, and as the bugs are worked out. However, this is a milestone worth celebration, and the first step in making BYU a more innovative place.