While high-income countries still lead the way when it comes to innovation, there has been something of a shift in the global innovation landscape, with middle-income economies climbing up the ranks, according to the Global Innovation Index 2019.
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.
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.
Rather than getting to the market as quickly as possible, businesses are taking a more measured approach to innovation in 2018. Comparing to data from 2016, the GE Global Innovation Barometer found that “innovation achievers” are increasingly cautious in their approach to innovation.
Retaining its position for the fifth consecutive year, South Korea is the most innovative country in the world, according to a recent league table published by Bloomberg. The Asian country took the top spot in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index, which used seven criteria to compile the list, including research and development spending and concentration of high-tech companies.
By Joachim von Heimburg, innovation architect and executive advisor