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”.
Karina R. Jensen, author of the recently published book “Leading Global Innovation”, presents a new framework for facilitating multicultural innovation and collaboration.
Industry experts and innovation professionals are meeting in London to discuss how open innovation best practices and the accumulation of technological advances can leverage internal and external strategies and drive business growth. The Open Innovation Summit London 2017, “Collaborating for true success”, takes place on 25 and 26 April.
Aylin Olsun, a leading consultant on leadership and innovation in Turkey, tells us why innovation can help companies attract and retain increasingly demanding employees.
With the population aging fast, the public budget, pension schemes and healthcare systems are under growing stress. Politicians look for economic growth to alleviate these problems. Yet, as the active labour force shrinks, so does GDP. Can innovation come to the rescue by boosting productivity?
Innovation, particularly radical innovation, happens when connecting previously unconnected bodies of knowledge. Oslo Innovation Week 2016 creates bridges between established companies and the startup scene, between public and private, academia and business, oil and medtech, music and fashion.
With innovation increasingly recognised as a ‘contributor to business success’, Gartner’s 2016 ‘Market Guide’ highlights a growing interest in innovation management platforms.
The title question was asked by an innovation director that Arthur D. Little (ADL) interviewed for their report From Idea to Results: Insights into World Class Idea Enrichment. This is one of three recently released ADL studies offering best practices to help companies manage innovation and research and development (R&D) processes.
With China and US – the world’s two biggest economies, energy users and carbon emitters –promising to cut CO2 emissions, expectations rise on the development of joint new green initiatives: such as smart and low carbon cities, clean renewable energy and technologies.