Jeff Dance

Jeff is Founder and CEO of Fresh Consulting. Formerly a Strategy & Operations Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, Jeff brings years of experience in the creative design and digital technology space, building teams and overseeing hundreds of digital projects.

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Autonomous Mobile Robots, Robotic Software Development, Robotic Systems Integration

Which Industries Will be Most Affected by Robots?

“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” – Bill Gates Robots are currently making a splash in many industries. The mounting research into automated machines shows
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AI/Machine Learning, Autonomous Mobile Robots, Expertise, Hardware, Software

From the Drawing Board to the Road: The Future of Consumer Autonomous Vehicles

With how much time people spend commuting and traveling in vehicles, it’s exciting to think about the time the world can save when humans are transported by self-driving vehicles. However, there are serious challenges ahead to pave the way for this advancing technology, and the speed of adaptation may be limited by factors beyond autonomous
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AI/Machine Learning, Expertise, Software

14 Examples of Edge Computing’s Growing Impact

Many emerging technologies have reached a bit of a standstill in terms of getting things out of the lab and into the real world. Technologies like AI, AR/VR, Internet of Things (IoT), and fully self-driving vehicles simply aren’t able to provide the experiences that consumers and businesses want without a new way of computing. Enter
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Expertise, Innovation as a Service, Innovation Sprints, Strategy

Seven Key Principles for Strategic Innovation

There’s risk in not innovating. When faced with the destructive potential of technological change – including competitors, new entrants, globalization, substitute products, generational shifts, and more – established companies must continue to innovate in order to maintain their competitive advantage. To stay ahead of the curve, today’s executive leaders should ideally focus on building their
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Expertise, Innovation as a Service, Innovation Sprints, Strategy

The Risk of Not Innovating

Kodak. Nokia. Xerox. Myspace. Sears. Toshiba. RadioShack. Motorola. Toys“R”Us. AOL. What do all these companies have in common? They were all well-known, seemingly indestructible, and then ultimately died, were sold, or went bankrupt. While these companies accomplished some very great things during their lifetime, the sad fact is that they will likely be remembered most
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Expertise, Hardware, Robotic Software Development, Robotic Systems Integration

Cobots: Robot Factors for Collaborative Processes

“Cobots” is the term used to describe a new wave of collaborative robots. There are many reasons why it’s the right time for the rise of cobots: Relevant technological advancements Faster computer processing speeds allow for heightened robotic “thinking skills” and more responsive movement. These skills are critical developments that allow robots and humans to
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