the potential of drones in strategic innovation

Could drone technology enable your organisation’s strategic innovation?

July 9, 2018

News

Professor of Strategic Management at HEC Paris, Bertrand Moingeon looks into the potential of airborne drones in the strategic innovation of organisations.

innovation hub & transformation hub in London

The innovation hub looking to the future

June 27, 2018

Events

Future casting, impactful innovation and value-add digitalisation are the key priorities outlined at the Innovation & Transformation Hub, which takes place in London on October 17-18. The theme of the event is ‘Growth, Impact & Transformation’.

crumpled papers for failing forward in innovation

4 reasons why failing forward is still a tool for innovation success

June 21, 2018

Innovation Factory

The entrepreneurs at Silicon Valley have long recognised that the process of failing quickly to learn quickly is a stepping stone to success, thus creating a culture of “failing forward”. In the fast-paced startup world, failure is a critical part of workplace culture, in the belief that failing fast means innovating faster.

test board for experimentation and digital innovation

Could this be the reason your business isn’t digitally maturing?

June 13, 2018

Latest Reports

One of the biggest challenges facing businesses looking to compete in a digital environment is lack of experimentation, according to the latest study by MIT SMR and Deloitte. The 2018 Digital Business report found that digitally maturing organisations are more likely to experiment and iterate, something that more established companies struggle with.

eye laser invented through sustained innovation

When sponsorship drives sustained innovation – the IBM example

June 6, 2018

Spotlight

The Chief Innovation Officer of IBM Services, North America, Hemang Dave sheds light on how the company has been driving sustained innovation for over a century.

business leaders inside the digital transformation europe 2018 forum

The forum that helps put digital transformation to work

May 30, 2018

Events

Conceived to lift the lid on the meaning of digital transformation, market research company Forrester invites business leaders to Digital Transformation Europe 2018, which takes place on June 14th and 15th at the InterContinental London – The O2.

city driving towards competitive economies

What drives the world’s most competitive economies?

May 24, 2018

Latest Reports

In the 30th edition of the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, the US has overtaken Hong Kong as the world’s most competitive economy, with Singapore placing third. The rankings emphasise the long-term trend that the leading global economies each have a unique approach to becoming competitive.

people working in innovation labs

Is an innovation lab the right call for your business?

May 17, 2018

Innovation Factory

There is a reason why companies like Google, Ford, Fidelity and Marriott all have their own innovation labs. Not only do they allow room for people to experiment, explore new ways of thinking and hold the promise of creating breakthrough products and services, but they also have plenty of PR value. But do they really deliver, or are they just flashy programmes that fall short of their promise?

transform and unilever launch open call for social open innovation

Calling all social entrepreneurs: achieving sustainable development through open innovation

May 9, 2018

Innovation Factory

As part of their mission to drive progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UK’s DFID and Unilever have launched an open call for social enterprises to share their ideas, harnessing the power of open innovation through the TRANSFORM initiative.

slow bicycle sign for innovation achievers

Does slow and steady win the innovation race?

May 2, 2018

Latest Reports

Rather than getting to the market as quickly as possible, businesses are taking a more measured approach to innovation in 2018. Comparing to data from 2016, the GE Global Innovation Barometer found that “innovation achievers” are increasingly cautious in their approach to innovation.