From Samsung and Hewlett Packard to Lego and even NASA, larger companies are taking a leaf out of small firms’ books by embracing the power of human-driven innovation. Rather than traditional R&D, they have started to recognise the potential of more inclusive operating models.
"To stay innovative no matter what year it is, you need to build a company culture that fosters innovation, otherwise any innovative push you get will be short-lived and unproductive."
To respond to the growing needs of managers around the globe to find innovative and practical solutions to their business challenges, HEC Paris has developed an online executive certificate programme that enables them to seize new business opportunities, drive innovation and develop an entrepreneurial mindset.
The potential applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been a hot talking point for businesses in recent years, particularly when it comes to the subject of digital transformation. While it is true that AI will radically alter how organisations work, experts believe that it can’t act alone: research shows that a new kind of collaborative intelligence, where humans and machines work together, is the future of innovation.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the most innovative leader in the world, according to the Forbes 2019 list of most innovative leaders. Tesla’s Elon Musk placed second, while founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, was considered the third leader with the greatest innovation capital today.