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.
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.
“We are educating people out of their creativity”, whereas we should be promoting it as a key competence for the decades ahead. This is the main message echoing from Sir Ken Robinson’s bright and entertaining TED Talk, “Do schools kill creativity?”, already watched by almost 45 million people worldwide.
As innovation goes beyond Research and Development, the Chief Innovation Officer is the main person responsible for guiding technology innovation within organisations, say 35% of the executives surveyed by KPMG’s Global Technology Innovation report.
Societies change throughout time as technology evolves. Or is it the other way around? As the business world seeks to include a broader and more diverse workforce, tech companies too have realised that gender diversity is a must-have in highly-competitive markets. In light of the International Women’s Day, learn more about the benefits of women […]
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.
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.
For the second year in a row, Forbes considers Tesla the world’s most innovative company, while SalesForce.com holds the second position. On its sixth edition, Forbes’ list is published in the September 13 issue of the magazine.