Websummit

November 4, 2019

Events

“The best technology conference on the planet” returns to Lisbon, Portugal, in November. Considered the premier tech event in the world, the Websummit gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of state, as well as influential investors and international journalists.

missing puzzle piece in nondisruptive creation

Nondisruptive creation: rethinking innovation and growth

September 10, 2019

Spotlight

Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, authors of the bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy, want to dispel the myth that innovation must be disruptive.

disrupt or be disrupted at the disruption summit europe

Disruption in the spotlight this September

August 19, 2019

Events

This year, the Disruption Summit Europe will celebrate its three-year anniversary by looking back on all the things that have changed since it first began. The event, which will take place on the 10th of September in London, will focus on three main topics: Technology, Innovation and Purpose.

innovation book in the grass for summer innovation reading list

The innovation manager’s summer reading list

August 2, 2019

Selected Books

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.

glass trophies at the AI Innovation Awards

AI innovation winners announced in San Francisco

July 12, 2019

Innovation Factory

Part of TRANSFORM 2019, VentureBeat recently presented the AI Innovation Awards, which recognise innovation in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The awards were presented on July 11th in San Francisco by Ople, a startup focused on “using AI to build AI” and which aims to make AI as ubiquitous and achievable as possible.

TED Interview with Kai-Fu Lee on the future of AI

Podcast: Kai-Fu Lee on the future of AI

July 3, 2019

Stay Tuned

In this recent TED Interview podcast, the curator of TED Chris Anderson speaks to technologist Kai-Fu Lee about the battle between the West and China in Artificial Intelligence, and what it means for the future of work.

ISPIM Innovation Conference

June 16, 2019

Events

The annual ISPIM Innovation Conference takes place in Florence in June, with the theme “Celebrating Innovation: 500 Years since Da Vinci”. The 30th conference. which will attract around 550 innovation professionals from academia, industry, consulting and the public sector from around 50 countries worldwide, will discuss the role of innovation in solving global challenges and feature keynote presentations, […]

Man using big data for innovation in companies

How the world’s leading brands are using big data  

June 12, 2019

Innovation Factory

Terms like big data are often associated to applications related to fields like banking, healthcare manufacturing. But as organisations are coming to realise – and if not, they should be –, big data analytics is an important investment across all industries, and some of the world’s largest corporations are leading the way.

Man studying in an innovation intrapreneurship programme at Imperial College Business School

London school inspires intrapreneurship with this programme

May 29, 2019

Innovation starters

Aimed at industry managers looking to innovate successfully within their organisation, the Imperial College Business School has developed a hands-on programme entitled From Idea to Innovation: Inspiring Intrapreneurship.

Young Jeff Bezos interview on creating Amazon.com

‘Jeff Bezos 1997 Interview’

May 22, 2019

Golden Oldies

1997 The wealthiest man in the world today, Jeff Bezos explains how he came up with the idea for Amazon.com over 20 years ago.