The Chief Innovation Officer is more important than ever for the success of companies, with demand expected to rise further in the coming years. We look at the definition of the CIO, and why they are the key player in business innovation management today.
The year 2017 saw a rapid pace of digital transformation in global business, and the coming year will be no different. From AI to the fundamental power of the people, we look at the top 5 trends that are set to define business innovation in 2018.
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.
WORKTECH17 Sydney is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. This years’ conference will attract some of the biggest and brightest names to debate, discuss and divulge the latest thinking on the Future of Work and the Workplace.
Aylin Olsun, a leading consultant on leadership and innovation in Turkey, tells us why innovation can help companies attract and retain increasingly demanding employees.
Every workplace has a certain set of expectations as to the company’s and employee’s respective roles. Overwhelmingly, those expectations seem to be that the company provides the work, and it’s up to the employee to motivate themselves to get it done.
The Teach-In conference taking place October 26–27 at The Harvard Innovation Lab, in Boston, USA, offers an unpretentious format: simple 90-minute whiteboard sessions run by some of the world’s top corporate innovators. All participants are invited to ask questions and share their thoughts. Know more here.
However, only 46% of the 7,000 companies surveyed in 130 countries believe their organisations are prepared to deal with employee engagement challenges, according to Deloitte’s report ‘Global Human Capital Trends 2016 – The new organisation: Different by design’.
Agility, strategic imagination, provocative inquiry, creative problem-solving are some of the capabilities you have to look for.