The latest news from and about MAYA

Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation: 2011 Transform Symposium

Sep 13 2011

John Crowley, head of MAYA’s Engineering Group, was one of three people selected from among 40 applicants to present an iSpot (5-minute spot) during the Community Interventions Session on September 13. John will demonstrate MAYA’s Food Oasis project, an SMS-based virtual grocery marketplace. (For more information about Food Oasis go to

John Crowley
Digital Principal

IDEAS The Innovation + Design Series

Aug 29 2011

Mickey McManus will participate in the August 2011 IDEAS Series Workshop in San Francisco, CA. He will address the social implications of design.

Mickey McManus
BCG Senior Advisor Leaders See Tech Imitating Nature

Aug 25 2011

Here’s an article about the evolutionary angle Mickey McManus took when discussing the challenges of the information age. The discussion took place on August 23 at the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s “Making Technology Invisible: Future Trends of Human-Computer Interaction.”

IDSA Western Pennsylvania Chapter

Aug 23 2011

Mickey McManus will talk about Taming Complexity and the Future of Connected Products and Experiences at an event sponsored by the Western PA chapter of IDSA.

Where: Pittsburgh Technology Council office

2000 Technology Drive #100

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Mickey McManus
BCG Senior Advisor Taming Complexity Blog

Jul 22 2011

My Body Sings The Social Electric: Health In The Age of Trillions Read this entry in Mickey McManus’s blog about innovations in connected health.

Mickey McManus
BCG Senior Advisor

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jun 07 2011

Read what Bart Foster, founder and CEO of SoloHealth, has to say in the HealthFlock blog about MAYA’s Food Oasis project, our SMS-based virtual grocery marketplace.

Ideas Economy - Information: Making Sense of the Deluge

Jun 07 2011

Mickey McManus delivered a “flash of genius” session at this Economist event, which took place in Santa Clara, California.

Mickey McManus
BCG Senior Advisor

Strategic Alliance to Transform Connected Experiences in an Information-Rich World

Jun 01 2011

Connectivity Week 2011

May 24 2011

Mickey McManus was a keynote speaker at the Connectivity Week 2011 conference “Smart Grid, Beyond the Grid,” in Santa Clara, CA. Mickey talked about what we can do with the deluge of information coming from machines and the need for managing complexity.

Mickey McManus
BCG Senior Advisor

Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Empathy and Innovation Summit

May 22 2011

Francine Gemperle, senior researcher in our Human Sciences Group, joined Lawrence Murphy, chief designer at GE Healthcare, to facilitate a demonstration of how to use MAYA’s instaKIVA® . They did this with 2 groups of 12 conference attendees who focused on how to improve the patient experience. Francine also did a panel on the role of design in creating the patient experience, and she presented “tools you can use tomorrow” to the audience.

Francine Gemperle
Senior Design Strategist