Finding 10,000 ways that won’t work: part one

In part three of his four-part innovation series, Matt returns to the source of inspiration for “the compass, then the map” philosophy to explore the relevance of innovation to our tech community and how companies like Allegion can incorporate "permission-less innovation" into their project teams.

How digital transformation is moving Indiana forward

Indiana’s business landscape is evolving and changing. The legacy, blue-collar framework of Indiana is being challenged by technology startups and dramatically shifting statewide innovation priorities.

The compass, then the map: part two

In his second post, Matt shares how his team at Allegion used “the compass, then the map” philosophy to build an application for interactive installation instructions.

The compass, then the map: part one

In the first of a four-part series, Allegion's Director of Global Software Services Matt O'Dell shares the concept of "the compass, then the map," a philosophy that has been guiding his teams through several product development processes.

Allegion to invest in startups and scale-ups through new $50 million venture fund

Allegion, a leading global security products and solutions provider, today announced the launch of Allegion Ventures, a $50 million corporate venture fund aimed at investing in early-stage startup companies developing innovative technologies and products. Allegion Ventures will be managed by Allegion’s global futurist and head of external partnerships and collaborations Rob Martens. I spoke with […]

Allegion might be the largest cutting-edge tech company you didn’t know existed

As a somewhat in-the-know tech insider, I’m generally aware of the big players in my city. However, following a recent interview with executives at Allegion and a visit to their Americas regional headquarters and new technology center, I discovered I was missing out on one of the coolest (and largest) tech companies in the area! […]