Connected strategy in innovation

How the ride hailing revolution inspires key innovation strategies

May 3, 2019

News

Innovation management experts Nicolaj Siggelkow and Christian Terwiesch reveal how businesses can spur long-term growth and efficiency by designing their own connected strategy.

Women’s Leadership Conference

April 30, 2019

Events

“Standing Up, Being Counted: Leaders Driving Change and Measuring Results” is the theme of the 15th annual Women’s Leadership Conference in New York. Organised by the Conference Board, the event convenes female and male innovation leaders to demonstrate how to drive change in 2019.

Simmons Leadership Conference

April 18, 2019

Events

Sponsored by Boston-based Simmons University for almost 40 years, the Simmons Leadership Conference is the continuation of the mission of its founder to “enable women to acquire independent livelihoods”. The speakers are prominent professional women and thought leaders on women in the workplace, who are looking to inspire others to reach higher to achieve their […]

man on a rocket on the book cover of Loonshots

Loonshots: How nurturing crazy ideas can transform organisations

April 3, 2019

Spotlight

Can you unlock the potential to create and nurture the crazy ideas that change the world? Physicist Safi Bahcall explains how in Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries.

woman on computer taking an online course on creativity in business

3 creativity courses for innovation managers

March 29, 2019

Innovation starters

Now more than ever, understanding how creativity works and is triggered can enhance a culture of innovation within organisations. This means that, in order to drive a successful innovation programme, innovation managers should cultivate their creative mind to compete in business today. These three courses have been developed to do just that.

Employees holding up ideas for creativity

Lift the lid on employee creativity to drive innovation

February 6, 2019

Innovation Factory

Whether it’s creating new products or finding new ways to grab customers’ attention, creativity is the backbone of innovation, and in the workplace, it is more important than ever to stay competitive. Companies struggling to push for innovation should not underestimate the creativity of their workforce. We share 3 ways to encourage employees to share their brilliance and feel confident they will be heard.

Jim Hemerling gives a TED Talk about leading organisational change

Leading organisational change by putting people first

January 24, 2019

Stay Tuned

In what he calls an era of “always-on” transformation, organisational change expert Jim Hemerling outlines five strategic imperatives, all of which have one thing in common: putting people first.

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Calling women leaders: these innovation events are for you

January 16, 2019

Events

In the age of digital transformation, leaders today are faced with new challenges to innovate and compete in business. But while more companies are committed to gender equality in the workplace, just a quarter of senior roles across the world in 2018 were held by women. For those females in positions of leadership, we have rounded up the events specifically aimed at the development of women (and men) at the top of the ladder.

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The 4 innovation resolutions you should make this year

December 12, 2018

Selected Books

As we step into the New Year, innovation leaders are likely to be looking back at 2018 and assessing what they can improve to ensure their success in the coming year. To lend a helping hand, we have selected 4 books whose message should be your business resolutions for 2019.

headphones playing the best innovation podcasts of 2018

Our pick of the 7 best innovation podcasts of 2018

December 4, 2018

Stay Tuned

Podcasts have become an essential source of news, knowledge and inspiration for business leaders, innovation managers and entrepreneurs. As the year draws to a close, the Innovation Matrix team has picked the 7 best podcasts of 2018 to inspire you in the year ahead.