Innovation

Innovation
Nov
13
//
2018

Is ‘Innovation’ just ‘Strategy’ playing by a new set of rules?

This is something that has been playing on my mind since I started looking at innovation and was asked to define what innovation means. Fundamentally is there a difference between innovation and strategy?
Innovation
Nov
13
//
2018

Creativity, agility and accepting failure are core to successful innovation

Innovation by its very nature is dealing with new untested ideas. Due to the unruly and unpredictable nature of innovation it would be wrong to set ground rules, however there are three core ingredients your organisation needs to tap into when innovating:.
Innovation
Nov
2
//
2018

Blockchain explained - it's just a technology

Blockchain is a technology. It is not a solution on its own, in the same way as electronics, coding languages and the world wide web on their own are not solutions. The solutions come from how the technology is applied. There has been confusion on this point. Too much has been written about how blockchain is the answer, rather than a technology which could be utilised to come up with a potential answer.
Innovation
Oct
13
//
2018

Behavioural scientists and designers create the font you can remember

Sans Forgetica is probably not a typeface you have heard of before, but it is certainly one you are less likely to forget now you have.
Innovation
Oct
9
//
2018

Why smart CIOs are very interested in Blockchain right now

Some people claim Blockchain is all hype. Some people claim that Blockchain will change the world. As a CIO you don’t have the luxury of waiting around to find out who is right. You have to do something now. Experiment, review the options, do some sort of pilot so that you are ready. If you don’t, you’re not doing your job.
Innovation
Sep
4
//
2017

Our top 5 tips to running a Hackathon at your company (#1 Don’t just limit it to the techies)

More and more companies are looking to events like hackathons to drive innovation and tap into the entrepreneurial flair from their people. Having shaped and run hackathons for my clients, here are my top 5 tips for ensuring you get maximum value from your organisation’s hackathon investment.