disrupt or be disrupted at the disruption summit europe

Disruption in the spotlight this September

August 19, 2019

Events

This year, the Disruption Summit Europe will celebrate its three-year anniversary by looking back on all the things that have changed since it first began. The event, which will take place on the 10th of September in London, will focus on three main topics: Technology, Innovation and Purpose.

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The innovation manager’s summer reading list

August 2, 2019

Selected Books

August is often that month when you finally have time to pick up a book. If you need inspiration, we’ve gathered the latest reads for innovation managers. From hiring tips to scaling innovation, Big Tech concerns to the power of crazy ideas, these books are bound to provide plenty of food for thought this summer.

Middle-income city with innovation connections

Global innovation: the rise of middle-income countries

July 23, 2019

Latest Reports

While high-income countries still lead the way when it comes to innovation, there has been something of a shift in the global innovation landscape, with middle-income economies climbing up the ranks, according to the Global Innovation Index 2019.

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AI innovation winners announced in San Francisco

July 12, 2019

Innovation Factory

Part of TRANSFORM 2019, VentureBeat recently presented the AI Innovation Awards, which recognise innovation in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The awards were presented on July 11th in San Francisco by Ople, a startup focused on “using AI to build AI” and which aims to make AI as ubiquitous and achievable as possible.

TED Interview with Kai-Fu Lee on the future of AI

Podcast: Kai-Fu Lee on the future of AI

July 3, 2019

Stay Tuned

In this recent TED Interview podcast, the curator of TED Chris Anderson speaks to technologist Kai-Fu Lee about the battle between the West and China in Artificial Intelligence, and what it means for the future of work.

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3 reasons why innovation managers should be looking to big data

June 24, 2019

Innovation Factory

By the end of 2020, the volume of big data will reach 44 trillion gigabytes, with the potential to change the business world exponentially. To compete in the digital age, organisations must harness the data they have available to them and use it to discover hidden insights, new opportunities for growth and ultimately drive innovation.

city at night hosting Big Data events

The Big Data events for innovation managers

June 18, 2019

Events

Along with Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and machine learning, big data is one of the concepts that is shaping the future of business innovation and is evolving incredibly fast. To keep up with the latest developments and learn more about leveraging your data assets, here are 5 events that deliver actionable insights for innovation managers this year.

Man using big data for innovation in companies

How the world’s leading brands are using big data  

June 12, 2019

Innovation Factory

Terms like big data are often associated to applications related to fields like banking, healthcare manufacturing. But as organisations are coming to realise – and if not, they should be –, big data analytics is an important investment across all industries, and some of the world’s largest corporations are leading the way.

The bridge of San Francisco, leader in innovation and talent concentration

Innovation and talent concentration linked to economic (and real estate) success

June 6, 2019

Latest Reports

Cities that combine strong innovation capabilities and talent concentration outperform in economic terms, but also attract higher real estate capital, says the latest report from real estate firm JLL.

Man studying in an innovation intrapreneurship programme at Imperial College Business School

London school inspires intrapreneurship with this programme

May 29, 2019

Innovation starters

Aimed at industry managers looking to innovate successfully within their organisation, the Imperial College Business School has developed a hands-on programme entitled From Idea to Innovation: Inspiring Intrapreneurship.