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Why collective intelligence matters and how companies can build it

February 23, 2018

Advanced Learning

The brightest minds and biggest disruptors have always led innovation and changed the shape of business. But over the years, both studies and real-life examples have shown that the “power of many” can be much more forceful, fostered by a shift in how new generations work. In many ways, collective intelligence is the future of organisations everywhere.

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The power of the many: collective genius at the heart of innovation

February 15, 2018

Stay Tuned

What’s the secret behind innovation within a company? According to Linda Hill, professor at the Harvard Business School and co-author of “Collective Genius”, it is “unleashing the power of the many”.

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Does diversity make companies more innovative?

February 8, 2018

Latest Reports

Beyond being an issue of social justice, inclusion and diversity in companies have a direct effect on their growth, innovation and performance. These were the findings published in McKinsey’s latest study, “Delivering through diversity”.

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What 3 Chief Innovation Officers have to say about their role

February 2, 2018

News

Three Chief Innovation Officers tell us what makes this recent role so important to the success of every business and why companies should be hiring people just like them.

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Four things that the most innovative companies swear by

January 25, 2018

Latest Reports

Companies that capitalise on the four elements of digital innovation, including big data analytics, fast adoption of new technologies, mobile products and capabilities and digital design, out-innovate competitors and grow faster, according to an annual report from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

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Everything you need to know about the CIO

January 18, 2018

Innovation Factory

The Chief Innovation Officer is more important than ever for the success of companies, with demand expected to rise further in the coming years. We look at the definition of the CIO, and why they are the key player in business innovation management today.

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The rise in demand of the CIO in 2018

January 11, 2018

Innovation Factory

As businesses recognise the potential of innovation in both workforce and technology, the demand for Chief Innovation Officers (CIO) is expected to rise in 2018, according to recruitment firm Hays.

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Is blockchain technology innovation the infrastructure of the future?

January 4, 2018

Spotlight

Cryptocurrency and blockchain adviser Markus Wyss tells us why he believes that the innovation possibilities of blockchain technology are limitless.

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How cyber security will affect innovation management in 2018

December 27, 2017

Innovation Factory

Over the last two decades, the Internet and online tools have become increasingly important for innovation managers to promote new types of innovation. But as businesses migrate online and adopt more innovative interactions, the risks of cyber security are growing considerably.

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11 innovation must-reads this winter

December 18, 2017

Selected Books

Winter evenings call for warm cosy nights in the company of a good book. If you’re short of a reading list this season, we’ve rounded up the latest launches that provide insights, guides, tools and inspiration for those interested in innovation approaches, big thinking and general brilliance.