August is often that month when you finally have time to pick up a book. If you need inspiration, we’ve gathered the latest reads for innovation managers. From hiring tips to scaling innovation, Big Tech concerns to the power of crazy ideas, these books are bound to provide plenty of food for thought this summer.
The 16th Annual International Conference on SΜΕs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Management – Marketing – Economic – Social Aspects brings together academics and researchers of all areas of Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, MIS and Law, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology and Industrial Dynamic. It is organised by the Center for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (CSME), in Athens this […]
With presentations, panel debates, workshops, DemoLab, Teenage Innovators and a Start-up Stage, the forum brings together innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors to discuss the latest trends in innovation, design, creativity, R&D and new product development. Key speakers, global players and intense networking will define the agenda of the event, whose theme is ‘Be More Human’.
To respond to the growing needs of managers around the globe to find innovative and practical solutions to their business challenges, HEC Paris has developed an online executive certificate programme that enables them to seize new business opportunities, drive innovation and develop an entrepreneurial mindset.
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.
The Economist’s Innovation Summit will gather leading thinkers and practitioners to explore the opportunities and challenges of Artificial Intelligence. The event sees Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers, academics and disruptive entrepreneurs share their insights and strategies for successfully embracing AI and machine learning to build a truly intelligent company.
Venture-builder Pedro da Cunha shares his secret for creating profitable startups that create value: the power of collective intelligence.
A few months ago, for the third consecutive year, Stanford University was named the world’s most innovative university. But while it has always been at the forefront of innovation – it is home to the d.school and breeds the best web talent in the world –, the Silicon Valley college doesn’t stand alone in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship at a higher education level.
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.
Former chief evangelist of Apple, the speaker, entrepreneur, tech guru and best-selling author Guy Kawasaki offers insightful advice in his most popular talk “The Art of Innovation”.