What Itron Idea Labs Brings to Itron and the Industry

Nine out of 10 Fortune 500 companies in 1955 disappeared from the list by 2016. The average tenure of a Fortune 500 company went from 33 years in…


Itron Riva Streetlights: Sunglasses On!

You might want to wear your sunglasses while reading the following... It all started in January 2017, at the Itron Sales Conference, held in Palm…


The Importance of the Culture of Innovation

A few weeks ago, I was on a panel with Microsoft Ventures and Providence Fund in Seattle, discussing corporate innovation and the key ingredients…


Figuring Out 5G

One of the main topics I heard talked about at Mobile World Congress is 5G— the next generation cellular. I tried to forget everything I know about…


Itron Idea Labs Takes Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress

Among the more than 100,000 attendees at the Mobile World Congress 2017 is the Itron Idea Labs team. And alongside the mobile giants we are…


What Does Itron Idea Labs Do?

Imagine you are planning a trip from point A to point B to get there as quickly as possible in your car where you must arrive at a specific time for…


Why Itron Idea Labs?

I just got a Google Home – you know, the speaker you can talk to and it will play music. It tells me what the outside temperature is or what a cup of…