The Chief Innovation Officer Summit San Francisco brings the insights of Global 500 innovation professionals to the west coast, for two days of sharing challenges, identifying opportunities & networking with fellow industry innovators.
The Climate-KIC Climathon, a global 24-hour climate change hackathon promoted by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), is looking for cities to host the event on 27 October.
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.
We have all read stories about Google or the iPhone and probably also about antibiotics. But what about concrete or shipping containers? Hosted by British economist Tim Hardorf, the “50 things that made the modern economy” podcast sheds new understanding on ideas, inventions and innovations that have changed and helped to build the world we […]
By Toby Clarence-Smith, lead finance blog editor at Toptal
With the population aging fast, the public budget, pension schemes and healthcare systems are under growing stress. Politicians look for economic growth to alleviate these problems. Yet, as the active labour force shrinks, so does GDP. Can innovation come to the rescue by boosting productivity?
South Korea tops the international charts overall according to Bloomberg’s 2017 Innovation Index, followed by Sweden, Germany, Switzerland and Finland. Nordic countries dominate the top 15.
Entrepreneurs, policymakers, The Economist magazine’s editors and over 200 Fortune 500 chief executive officers (CEOs) are coming together on 28 February to discuss the topic ‘We are all digital now: Strategies for becoming a truly data-driven and digital business’. The Economist’s conference is taking place in Chicago, USA.
It’s been a dazzling, eventful year for innovation hunters. Events, thinkers, projects, leading players, small to large companies and new disruptors worldwide continue to reshape all walks of life. Our workplaces are seeking to adapt, and idea management software and practices are evolving to support companies in their fight to stay competitive.