From Samsung and Hewlett Packard to Lego and even NASA, larger companies are taking a leaf out of small firms’ books by embracing the power of human-driven innovation. Rather than traditional R&D, they have started to recognise the potential of more inclusive operating models.
The potential applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been a hot talking point for businesses in recent years, particularly when it comes to the subject of digital transformation. While it is true that AI will radically alter how organisations work, experts believe that it can’t act alone: research shows that a new kind of collaborative intelligence, where humans and machines work together, is the future of innovation.
Aimed at Technoparks and startups, this matchmaking event in Kiev is a networking platform for scientists, innovators, inventors, manufacturers leading innovative technologies, founders of startups and spin-off companies with representatives of enterprises, potential partners, experts or consumers.
As part of their mission to drive progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UK’s DFID and Unilever have launched an open call for social enterprises to share their ideas, harnessing the power of open innovation through the TRANSFORM initiative.
Venture-builder Pedro da Cunha shares his secret for creating profitable startups that create value: the power of collective intelligence.
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. 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.