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.
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.