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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.

WebSummit 2018 Lisbon with Tim Berners-Lee

The 3 key takeaways from the Web Summit

November 9, 2018

Innovation Network

The Mecca of the tech world, the Web Summit brought almost 70,000 tech experts, startup founders, CEOs, investors, government leaders, international media and influential personalities from a medley of industries in 166 countries to Lisbon, Portugal, between November 5th-8th. Here’s what we learnt.

Athens named the european capital of innovation 2018

Athens named European Capital of Innovation 2018

November 6, 2018

Innovation Factory

With all eyes on innovation at the recent Web Summit, which took place in Lisbon earlier in November, it was the ideal stage to announce that the winner of the European Capital of Innovation 2018 was the City of Athens, with a prize of €1 million.

East Sweden Innovation Week

November 5, 2018

Events

From the 5th to the 11th of November, the East Sweden Innovation Week is filled with inspiration, professional development and networking. With the aim of strengthening the innovation climate of Östergötland, some of the leading innovation companies and entrepreneurs will be present at the event.

Web Summit

November 5, 2018

Events

Considered “The best technology conference on the planet”, Web Summit brings the founders and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, groundbreaking startups, policymakers, heads of state and world-class speakers to Lisbon in November.