Tag Archives: innovation
Deep in the psyche of every employee at HiDef is a drive to do something of value. In our day to day we do this when we partner with organizations to act as catalysts to their mission using our skills in product strategy, design, & development. Our secret weapon in our service line up is not a particular technology or process, however. It’s a mindset. Continue Reading
Our HiDef team, working closely with our client Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH), recently developed the Bible.is app for deaf users. Bringing together the Deaf Missions ASL videos and the ASL JESUS Film, Deaf Bible.is™ ASL is an app that provides sacred content to a Deaf audience in a way that has never been done in any other app. Continue Reading
We’re believers in the power of innovation to change the world, and our team has always been passionate about new ideas. That’s why we work with clients on the cutting edge of social innovation. It’s also why we’ve built an internal incubation program called CauseLabs that helps our team surface ideas for social good while sharpening their skills on the bleeding edge of technology. On Thursday we get to take the wraps off another app innovation to a crowd of 1,000+. Continue Reading
I think I might be a latent chef. Each year it seems like my tastebuds are increasingly critical of what I eat. I spent more on an 8” chef’s knife than I would admit to most, and I find myself yearning for pricey copper omelette pans to take my breakfast eggs to the next level.
At HiDef’s annual conference, my good friend Jenna and I cooked a cauldron’s worth of chicken tikka masala, a favorite British-Indian dish that takes my being to a plane of unyielding deliciousness.
Plus, as you can see, the ways I describe food have become increasingly abstract and impressionistic, a well known symptom of budding chefdom. Continue Reading
Last night I got a chance to check out the Denver chapter of House of Genius. The format is incredible and justifies the moniker. The idea is to bring together a diverse group of entrepreneurs and social change thinkers–in an anonymous context.
Qualifying your business or title, revealing only your first name, and of course passing out business cards; all of these activities are deferred to the end.
The discussion revolves around 3 pitches brought to the table by entrepreneurs in various stages of business and each with a specific ask. After a 5 minute presentation and brief Q&A, each of the “geniuses” is asked to respond to the question for which the Entrepreneur is seeking guidance. This round leads to suggestions, introductions and spawning new ideas on the topic. The results are incredibly candid and embrace the ideals of creativity and open discussion. Continue Reading