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.
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.
CIO of Publicis One Portugal, Tiago Strecht explains how Artificial Intelligence is empowering the company’s global workforce.
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.
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”.
Human experience and end-user insights are the most valuable tools for business innovation, according to the Innovation Benchmark Report conducted by PwC, which surveyed more than 1,200 companies in 44 countries.
Corporate spaces are designed to be harmless and sterile, eliminating distractions so employees can do their work. They rely on cubicles, meetings, and reward-punishment management to maintain this environment – without any fun extras to stimulate employees’ minds.