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