3 Tips for Designing an Office that Inspires Innovation

  • May 2014
  • Posted By Janet Muto
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You may have read that High Start Group has grown the team considerably over the past few months. Over that same time, we quickly realized that our current office space no longer accommodates our team’s needs (which means we’ve been really creative with where we take our conference calls). Selecting paint and fabrics for the

Reflecting on Business Apps that People Love

  • May 2014
  • Posted By Janet Muto
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I recently read and loved a blog post by Todd McKinnon’s for TechCrunch, “Why Your Favorite App Isn’t Business-Related And How It Can Be.” While most business apps don’t win popularity contests, I was lucky to be a part of the beginning of one of the few business apps that was (and I’m sure still

High Start Group Client Santander Featured in Forbes on Banking and Innovation

  • May 2014
  • Posted By Janet Muto
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When I read Forbes.com contributor Ty Kiisel’s blog post, Did You Just Say ‘Banking’ And ‘Innovation’ In the Same Sentence?, I couldn’t help but think of our client Santander Bank, who clearly put innovation and banking in the same sentence last October when they launched their extra20 checking account, the first checking account to PAY

Using Research to Maximize Success in New Product Development

  • May 2014
  • Posted By Janet Muto
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Risk and the potential for failure are hurdles that plague every industry. These hurdles can be positive or negative – negative for obvious reasons, but positive because they can weed out the weak and leave only the strongest brands and businesses – survival of the fittest. The key to product development success in any industry