Tim Harford gives a TEDTalk about the god complex and trial and error

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.

a formula one driver on a track can teach business leaders about driving innovation

On the right track: a lesson in driving innovation from F1

July 18, 2018

Events

Formula One is synonymous with speed, but it’s not just on the track. In partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), F1 has announced a new educational series on driving innovation success for business leaders. The inaugural talk of the F1 Extreme Innovation Series takes place ahead of the Italian Grand Prix on August 30.

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.

XXIX ISPIM Innovation Conference

June 17, 2018

Events

The International Society for Professional Innovation Management holds this 3-day multi-track conference in Stockholm, aimed at researchers, managers, executives and consultants with a passion for innovation management. Leading innovation thought leaders will present hundreds of presentations and workshops on the latest thinking in innovation management, while visitors can network with other innovation professionals from 50 countries […]

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.

FutureScope 2018

May 31, 2018

Events

Organised by the Dublin Business Innovation Centre, FutureScope brings together thought-leaders from the technology ecosystem to share perspectives on evolving trends and provide crucial insights for developing businesses. Global multinationals, large innovative Irish companies and successful entrepreneurs will share their knowledge through keynote presentations and panel discussions on the main stage.

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.

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.

training and upskilling employees for innovation

Why upskilling your workforce could be the answer to your innovation challenges

March 14, 2018

Innovation Factory

As businesses continue to grow, new technologies and solutions come to the fore, and business innovation proves to be more important than ever, companies are stepping up their hiring rates to fill the growing skills gap. Yet the answer could be in your existing workforce.

rise in demand of CIO in 2018

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.