How to become an inventor: Part 3

Written by Laura Storey | December 11, 2016 | Article

A few weeks ago, I posted a blog about the journey to invention that my team and I started as part of IBM’s Patent Group Incubator Project (PGIP). We have been undertaking an experiment examining whether the hypothesis ‘Anyone can invent‘ would hold true. And so far, we’re on our way. My team’s on a roll, with three more

How to become an inventor: Part 2

Written by Laura Storey | December 4, 2016 | Blog

So, following our initial hypothesis that anyone can be an inventor, our journey to invention begins. A short trip across the Hampshire countryside ensued to attend a 2 hour workshop at our illustrious offices at Hursley – made stressful by the sudden onset of sickness in my 6-year-old moments before we left the house. But that episode more

How to become an inventor: Part 1

Written by Laura Storey | November 28, 2016 | Blog

Here’s a hypothesis: Anyone can invent. Not convinced? I understand. Don’t you need to be technical to be an IBM inventor? Perhaps. I’m not a technical person. Technically, I’m a person, but I’m not in any way, shape or form ‘technical’. I have a couple of Patents Published for technical tools though. I am an more