CEO talking to employee about digital transformation and talent

Digital transformation and talent on the minds of CEOs

August 14, 2018

Latest Reports

Digital business is still a top priority for CEOs, says this year’s Gartner’s CEO Survey, but it also noted several important shifts in CEO perspectives. The most significant change was how workforce-related issues now represent one of the biggest challenges for executives today.

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Augmenting people power through Artificial Intelligence

August 7, 2018

Spotlight

CIO of Publicis One Portugal, Tiago Strecht explains how Artificial Intelligence is empowering the company’s global workforce.

the potential of drones in strategic innovation

Could drone technology enable your organisation’s strategic innovation?

July 9, 2018

Spotlight

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’.

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Is AI valuable or a threat? The Innovation Summit asks the pressing questions

March 26, 2018

Events

Now in its 8th year but taking place in Europe only for the second time, The Economist Events’ Innovation Summit will be held in London on September 20th. The 2018 edition, which follows summits in Africa and America earlier this month, will focus on the peak hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI).

The most innovative companies invest in digital innovation

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).

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.

blockchain technology innovation is the infrastructure of the future

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.

Looking ahead to business innovation in 2018

The top 5 business innovation trends for 2018

December 7, 2017

Innovation Factory

The year 2017 saw a rapid pace of digital transformation in global business, and the coming year will be no different. From AI to the fundamental power of the people, we look at the top 5 trends that are set to define business innovation in 2018.

Digital technology changing our lives

Why companies should invest in innovation to compete in a digital economy

December 1, 2017

Innovation Factory

At the 4th World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, which drew to a close yesterday, China announced that its digital economy reached 22.58 trillion yuan ($3.4 trillion) in 2016, accounting for nearly a third of the national GDP. The same report said that 22% of the world’s current GDP is closely related to digital economy.