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  • Corey Glickman on Smart Spaces

    September 17, 2019
  • Corey Glickman, Partner & Strategic Design Consulting Leader at Infosys, discusses Smart Spaces and the social, economic and environmental impact.

    Hosted by Jeff Kavanaugh, VP and Head of the Infosys Knowledge Institute.

    “If you're truly going to do things that are going to make a difference in areas such as sustainability and innovation, they have to be backed by real science and real engineering in order for them to really be effective and to be sound, so that it can expand and scale across.”

    - Corey Glickman


Show Notes

  • 00:45

    Corey talks about his professional career and background

  • 02:00

    Corey talks about interesting things that he did prior to taking on his role at Infosys, in the strategic design consulting

  • 04:10

    Corey talks about his mentor one of the early pioneers of child television, PBS, Fred Rogers

  • 06:30

    Corey talks about his awards and design projects

  • 07:40

    Corey explains what smart spaces are

  • 11:20

    Corey gives an example of what Infosys did with their Mysore Campus

  • 19:58

    What are a small number of the most important benefits? Because people often think: “This is great! Probably good for the environment. Sounds pretty cool with all the technology and everything happening. But can it save money? Does it make business sense?” Corey highlights a couple examples of those metrics or KPIs and relates it.

  • 25:48

    What are the executives telling Corey as they're sharing with Corey their stories out there in the market, about the challenges they have in wanting to do this? And what are those few things that are helping them get past it, or get going on it? What are those barriers and what are the ways to overcome the barriers?

  • 34:36

    Corey talks about the impact for environmental and social progress, both in the emerging economies and some of the Western countries.

  • 39:50

    What's the biggest misconception about smart spaces?

  • 40:53

    Smart spaces make a lot of business sense. What about the impact socially and on the environment?

  • 42:30

    What's the best way they can find Corey online?

About Corey Glickman

Corey Glickman

Corey has over 35 years of experience, in industry consulting providing advice on technology and business as an expert in strategic design thinking, digital transformation, customer experience strategy, design, and the use of visualization applied to the development of innovative products, processes, and services. He specializes in the formation of design and innovation programs, overseeing execution teams, working in a global Centers of Excellence that create breakthrough business solutions and technologies to bridge the gap between Business, IT and the End User.

Prior to his 20-year career in consulting, Corey spent 15 years as a design lead in the entertainment, broadcast, gaming, interactive, product, environment and print and marketing industries, winning multiple awards, and has been named one of the 100 most influential designers of the decade by AIGA, the professional association for design.

    Selected Links from the Episode

  • Connect with Corey Glickman: Corey also has associations with MIT University and Carnegie Mellon University.