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5 ways for companies to remain innovative in 2019

October 12, 2018

News

Founder of Digital Exits, Jock Purtle outlines the 5 key considerations for companies to remain innovative in the year ahead.

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Is human-driven innovation overtaking traditional R&D?

October 3, 2018

Latest Reports

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.

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Developing an innovation mindset at HEC Paris

September 26, 2018

Innovation starters

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.

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Humans meet machines: a new kind of collaborative intelligence

September 18, 2018

Innovation Factory

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.

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Who is the world’s most innovative leader?

September 10, 2018

Top Innovators

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.

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Government innovation—isn’t that an oxymoron?

September 7, 2018

Spotlight

Former Chief Innovation Officer and author of the bestselling book Sustainovation, Nick Kittle shares his expertise on how governments can develop sustained innovation programmes.

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How businesses can win the digital talent war

August 22, 2018

Innovation Factory

A few years after it was announced that the war for digital talent had begun, this reality represents one of the biggest challenges facing companies today. The only way businesses can win this war is by understanding their digital needs and taking a different approach to their talent strategy.

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Digital transformation and talent on the minds of CEOs

August 14, 2018

Latest Reports

Digital business is still a top priority for CEOs, says this year’s Gartner’s CEO Survey, but it also noted several important shifts in CEO perspectives. The most significant change was how workforce-related issues now represent one of the biggest challenges for executives today.

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Augmenting people power through Artificial Intelligence

August 7, 2018

Spotlight

CIO of Publicis One Portugal, Tiago Strecht explains how Artificial Intelligence is empowering the company’s global workforce.

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Abandoning the God complex and embracing trial and error in innovation

July 26, 2018

Stay Tuned

Embracing randomness and making better mistakes is the moral of this 2011 TEDGlobal talk from economics writer Tim Harford. In “Trial, error and the God Complex”, the speaker touches on how the most successful complex systems have evolved through trial and error, through variation and selection.