Cases & Reports

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    The Global Competitiveness Report 2016–2017

    October 19, 2016 | By:

    The Global Competitiveness Report assesses the competitiveness landscape of 138 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. Switzerland, Singapore and the United States remain the three world’s most competitive economies.

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    Getting Connected Products Right

    October 11, 2016 | By:

    Why do so many companies seem to be sitting on the sidelines when it comes to creating connected products and designing services that tie into them? The cost of adding wireless connectivity to a device is plummeting toward $1. Projections about how many Internet of Things (IoT) objects will be part of our lives, at work or at home, range from 12 billion by 2020 (Cisco) to 50 billion (Ericsson and Intel).

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    40 Design and Innovation Leaders in Social

    September 12, 2016 | By:

    Design Thinking Leaders discover innovative ideas by working through challenging, and often chaotic, situations where disruptive opportunities are typically hidden. These creativity-minded professionals embrace the consumer’s perspective and balance that with the brand’s needs and aspirations. The result? Simple, yet radical solutions that seem so obvious in hindsight.

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    Cisco Ignites Companywide Startup Culture

    August 29, 2016 | By:

    In the past few years, the mass digitization of business and society has pressured every organization – large and small, private and public – to innovate at unprecedented speed. This digital revolution has incited a new and disruptive era of hyper competition. It has accelerated the pace of change exponentially. It has forced companies to reinvent themselves. And it has utterly disrupted institutions and their cultures, upended entire markets, and hatched new business models that challenge traditional ways of operating.

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    The Global Innovation Index 2016

    August 18, 2016 | By:

    Since the release of the Global Innovation Index (GII) last year, the world economy has encountered a number of challenges that have led to further downgrades of global economic growth projections. In the context of such uncertainty, countries will seek ways to move the global economy out of its current holding pattern, thus avoiding a prolonged low-growth scenario. Innovation will be a critical ingredient to achieving this objective.

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    Current Trends and Challenges Impacting Contact Centres

    August 2, 2016 | By:

    The trends and challenges impacting contact centre people, processes and technology, illustrated with case studies and in-depth Interviews with customer service leaders.

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    IMP³rove Report: Effective Innovation Management Support

    June 13, 2016 | By:

    This collection of case examples of IMP³rove innovation management support services for SMEs to gain competitive advantage illustrates the needs of key stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem. The case examples show how a wide variety of effective support services utilising the IMP³rove offerings address these needs.

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    Innovation that Matters: Tomorrow’s Winning Cities

    May 31, 2016 | By:

    Innovation that Matters examines and ranks 25 cities’ readiness to capitalize on the inevitable shift to a digital economy. It carves out critical trends every U.S. city leader can learn from and offers recommendations local leaders can adopt to strengthen their region’s digital competitiveness.

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    The Global State of Customer Experience 2016

    May 11, 2016 | By:

    This in-depth research report written by CX Network looks at the key customer experience trends, challenges and investments for the next 12 –18 months and the digital transformation of organisations. Their annual survey gauged the views of global leaders – across all major industries – within customer experience, service, insight, digital and marketing, on the changes that will be defining the industry in 2016.

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    Digital Shoring for Networked Innovation

    May 6, 2016 | By:

    Companies are under pressure to innovate faster than ever, and collaboration beyond organizational boundaries is central to accelerated innovation. But few companies navigate collaboration well—or even find the right path to get started. To move forward, companies must change their operating models to enable “digital shoring,” the latest evolution of organizational “shoring” approaches.

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    Contributors and Detractors: Ranking Countries’ Impact on Global Innovation

    March 1, 2016 | By:

    If nations increased their supportive policies and reduced their harmful policies, the rate of innovation
    worldwide would significantly accelerate. This report assesses countries on the extent to which their economic and trade policies either constructively contribute to or negatively detract from the global innovation system.

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    The EveryDay Innovation Report: a Study on a Selection of UK-based Business Leaders

    October 23, 2015 | By:

    The EveryDay Innovation Report argues that more needs to be done to assure employees that they can personally impact business objectives with innovative ideas. To tap into their knowledge, the innovation conversation for businesses must become more focused around driving tangible results, fuelling growth and creating competitive advantage.

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    Research Reveals Success Factors of Fast-Growing Startups

    September 18, 2015 | By:

    Experienced leadership, a concept designed for scalability and timing, is the most important factor influencing fast-growing startups, also known as scale-ups. Only 1 out of 200 startups become a scale-up valued over $10 million within 5 years. THNK and Deloitte conducted quantitative research to analyze the dynamics and characteristics of 400.000 startups.

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    The 2015 Global Innovation Economy Survey

    September 1, 2015 | By:

    The state of the global innovation economy is alive and well, according to a recent survey report featuring organisations actively developing and implementing new technologies and solutions across a range of industries.

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    Innovation Without Borders: Six Best Practices to Improve Innovation Success Rates

    June 17, 2015 | By:

    While innovation is crucial for driving customer engagement and increasing share of wallet, companies continue to struggle with the “what” and “how” of it. For each best-practice organization that has streamlined its innovation processes, there are many that are still paralyzed by their haphazard approach toward identifying and evaluating ideas. Evalueserve interacted with many of its Fortune 100 clients and identified six strategies that enhance the likelihood of developing successful innovation programs.