Trend Alert

  • alexis-brown-85793-unsplash

    20 Ways Business Meetings and Events Might Change in the Next Five Years

    April 18, 2019 | By:

    What are the key driving forces shaping the emerging future of business meetings, events, and conferences? The next five years promise to bring fundamental changes across society – from the clients we serve, to the technology we use, and the needs and priorities of business – literally everything is “up for grabs”.

  • john-baker-421759-unsplash

    5 Business Innovators of 2019

    April 17, 2019 | By:

    Innovation is what creates progress and change. Without the introduction of new ideas and processes, we’d never get any further in life than where we are right now. In business, specifically, innovation means changes to technology and the economy. By always releasing a new, better product, companies constantly up the game to be better in every field.

  • carl-heyerdahl-181868-unsplash

    About Digital and Innovation – and What’s in Between

    April 16, 2019 | By:

    Digital and innovation – two big words that one defines, but are not always clear and precise. Many organizations of different sizes understand today that it is necessary to play in the Digital and Innovation fields in order to remain relevant, but it is not always clear how and how much.

  • accounting-close-up-computation-1418347

    How Is Technology Impacting the Financial Landscape?

    April 12, 2019 | By:

    Advancements in technology are the main cause of disruption across various industries these days. Technology brings numerous benefits and various opportunities for businesses. However, adopting and adjusting to new tech can oftentimes be quite challenging.

  • studio-republic-644339-unsplash

    How to Innovate with Big Data: 4 Essentials

    April 11, 2019 | By:

    A few years ago, big data was a brand new frontier for businesses, and few could afford to leverage the technology on a large scale. Today, it’s much more accessible for companies of all sizes, and the field of big data has begun to mature.

  • blockchain-3019120_1280

    Blockchain and the New World of Work

    April 1, 2019 | By:

    How will blockchain technologies impact the future workplace? A new world of work is on the horizon. Specifically, the development of blockchain technology has created new opportunities to rethink how and where we work.

  • binary-1538717_1280

    Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace – the Leadership Challenge

    March 26, 2019 | By:

    Technological disruptions are defining this era of rapid business transformation and driving a set of deep rooted questions about the future of work, the implications for organizations, management and employees and how we can navigate to the ‘next horizon’.

  • ecommerce-3530785_1280

    The Technology That Makes You Buy More Online

    March 19, 2019 | By:

    Who among us doesn’t shop on Amazon, EBay or Ali Express? Remember when we still went to actual stores for every single purchase? It wasn’t that long ago. And if you think we’ve reached the end of the process, you’re mistaken – the world is going to keep changing. The direction is clear. We’re in the midst of a tremendous change.

  • andy-kelly-402111-unsplash

    Tech That Could Change Your Life

    March 8, 2019 | By:

    It’s sometimes crazy to think that a simple gadget can completely alter someone’s life. However, you only need to consider the smartphone to realize just how effectively that can happen. Before smartphones, people needed all of their tech services on their computer which was usually stationary in their homes.

  • rachael-crowe-62006-unsplash

    Image Recognition: Top Current and Future Uses

    February 20, 2019 | By:

    Image recognition is going to be used on a large scale across sectors, changing the way we classify and search for visual information.

  • ai-healthcare-medical

    Will AI Change Healthcare Forever?

    January 3, 2019 | By:

    Industry-disrupting innovation only occurs every so often, and very rarely in steady and sustainable growth cycles. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of these disruptors, and it’s highly versatile. From picking the next song on Spotify and predicting favorable stock trades, to robot assisted surgery and disease diagnosis, AI is taking every sector by storm.

  • consumer-habits-technology

    Tech That’s Transforming Consumerism for the Better

    December 28, 2018 | By:

    Consumerism is already undergoing some big changes, and there will likely be even more as technology asserts itself as a dominant presence. But how exactly will these up-and-coming technologies impact manufacturers, retailers and, of course, modern shoppers?

  • 4-things-to-think-about-when-creating-your-innovation-roadmap

    Changes to Drive More Value from Your Innovation / Ideation Platform

    November 26, 2018 | By:

    In our previous article we focused on some of the serious issues being faced by clients and vendors who are working with innovation / ideation platforms.

  • holger-link-666835-unsplash

    The Problem With Australian Innovation Programs: and Lessons for Other Countries (Part 2 in series)

    September 4, 2018 | By:

    Over the past few months I have been spending time with a range of Australian companies, getting to better understand their business models and approaches to innovation.

    While there is plenty of good news for Australian businesses and their innovation practices (see my previous article), there is a justified sense of concern around maintaining sustained, robust growth in the face of digital and exponential disruption.

  • encourage-the-flow-of-ideas-remember-the-three-c

    The New Strategic Talent Imperative: Why HR Leaders Should Be Setting An Organization’s Innovation Agenda

    July 25, 2018 | By:

    The increased focus of mature organizations in developing a more innovative culture and set of actions is a crucial opportunity for HR / Talent leaders to play a leadership role. This whitepaper examines a range of actions that HR / Talent leaders can take to drive this strategic imperative.