Impact 2019

October 23, 2019

Events

October sees the return of Impact 2019, the conference designed for corporate innovation, strategy and R&D leaders. Over two days – 23rd and 24th October – in San Francisco (USA), innovation leaders from some of the world’s largest companies will share their learnings and advice. Attendees will also learn about metrics, governance, working with business units, personal […]

Ci2019

April 1, 2019

Events

On April 1st-3rd in Melbourne  the mission of Ci2019 (Creative Innovation 2019) is to help business leaders upgrade their organisations to Human Intelligence 2.0. It aims to explain the drivers of the current changes taking place, the implications for the future and the strategies and thinking that governments, businesses and individuals need to be successful, by […]

book cover of innovation leadership

Finding and fostering innovation leadership

January 31, 2019

Selected Books

Innovation leadership is not just an innate talent, but it can be selected at the hiring level and developed within an appropriate company culture, according to innovation management expert Jean-Philippe Deschamps in his latest book ‘Innovation Leaders: How Senior Executives Stimulate, Steer and Sustain Innovation’.

Busts in rows as leaders of innovation

Leaders should avoid being architects of decay

January 30, 2019

News

Leaders must avoid being architects of decay by being champions of innovation, according to professor Gary Martin, CEO of the Australian Institute of Management in Western Australia.

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.

women leaders point at whiteboard

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.

leaders talking to a team in strong organisational leadership

Are today’s leaders actually ready to lead?

January 4, 2019

Latest Reports

Despite competitive pressure to innovate and the billions spent on leadership development every year, the capability of leaders in organisations is not improving, according to a recent study. The Global Leadership Forecast shows quality leadership has remained stalled since the analysis began almost 20 years ago.

ISPIM Connects Fukuoka

December 2, 2018

Events

The International Society for Professional Innovation Management holds this conference in Japan to tackle key global challenges that are relevant locally through innovation, such as population ageing, finding new sources of energy and developing a start-up ecosystem. At the event, visitors will engage with top innovation leaders from Asia-Pacific and beyond, learn about the Fukuoka […]

the results of high-performing business innovators

The 4 things you could learn from high-performing business innovators

November 14, 2018

Latest Reports

A study by CBInsight found that larger companies place the highest importance on innovation, but how do they become high-performing innovators? Here are 4 lessons that businesses can learn from those at the top of the pyramid when it comes to innovation-driven growth.

Transformation 4.0: Digital Leadership, Disruptive Innovation & Design Thinking

November 14, 2018

Events

The inaugural Transformation 4.0 interactive forum exposes new ways of thinking and leading organisations in the digital economy. Featuring interactive discussions, case studies and expert insights, the event will discuss how technology is being used to push organisations into the digital age and about embracing an end-user-centric way of innovating.