February 12, 2019 | By: Noah Rue
What is information management when compared to computer science? The real difference is in application. While computer scientists are focused on science, mathematics, and a technical approach to computing, information systems is more focused on individual and organizational development. This typically involves using the programming created by computer scientists.
January 22, 2019 | By: Ryan Ayers
New technological advancements emerge every day. As this takes place, it’s important to stay aware of changes and advancements.
December 20, 2018 | By: Joachim von Heimburg
In Brussels, the Research & Innovation Program Horizon Europe (FP9) is the talk of ‘EU town’. Horizon Europe is hoped to be the great leap forward of Europe to close the innovation gap to the US and stay ahead of the emerging innovation giant China in the coming years.
December 11, 2018 | By: Ryan Ayers
Education is a powerful vehicle for professional growth. It’s now more affordable, and recent technological innovations have made it easier for employees to acquire and advance their skillsets.
November 26, 2018 | By: Anthony Ferrier
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.
November 20, 2018 | By: Julia Myllylä
Measuring innovation is one of the most ambiguous tasks when engaging in innovation management. Because of the complex nature of innovation, finding the right metrics is far from being simple.
September 26, 2018 | By: Dave King
Innovation requires collaboration, but collaboration is stuck in a rut. Data science can help us climb out. It can increase the scale, the intentionality, and the nuance of how we collaborate. With the right data and algorithms, we can set our teams up to do something innovative.
October 27, 2017 | By: Josh Brown
Is there any word more fundamental to the modern business lexicon than ‘innovation’? To say that it forms an important part of enterprise is probably an understatement.
September 12, 2017 | By: Ryan Ayers
Innovation is an integral part of many organizations today, and for good reason: it helps companies stay agile, relevant, and evolving. However, innovation is often difficult to achieve—or is even met with resistance.
August 29, 2017 | By: Rita Santelli
When leaders foster a culture of innovation, they enable their teams to be creative, flexible problem-solvers who thrive in the face of change. But what is a culture of innovation? And how does a leader begin to foster one? Building a culture of innovation originates with embracing The 3 Cs: critical thinking, curiosity, and customer-centric design.
June 22, 2017 | By: Ryan Ayers
It’s pretty much impossible to argue with Apple’s success. It’s one of the most valuable companies in the world, and has maintained dominance for its reputation as an innovative company that produces top-of-the-line hardware. Because of its products and brand reputation, Apple has gained a cult following that will buy nearly every new product that emerges, year after year. So why, even with the high price tag, are so many consumers willing to shell out for every new gadget that comes along?
June 6, 2017 | By: Liz Parsons
Ambitious and impractical business schemes can often lack the fundamental elements needed to make them a reality, leaving huge expense and casualties of the blame game in their wake. The business world is littered with the remnants of unrealised programs and unsuccessful plans for development, several of them so high profile as to have attracted national notoriety.
May 31, 2017 | By: Paul Sloane
The aim of the precautionary principle seems laudable: lacking scientific consensus, the burden of proof for an action or policy not being harmful to the public or to the environment lies on those taking that action. In practice, however, this principle has proven a deterrent for innovation – particularly within the EU. How can the innovation principle – that is, examining new policies or plans for a negative impact they have on innovation – help to supplement and balance out the precautionary principle?
May 24, 2017 | By: Paul Sloane
Surveys show that the large majority of senior executives see innovation as critical for their businesses but what if you want to make your organization more agile and innovative where should you start? You could launch a big initiative with grand statements, training classes and an ideas scheme but you tried all those last year and they fizzled out. It is better to begin with a brutally honest assessment of what is preventing innovation from happening today.
April 18, 2017 | By: Chris Sherwin
Today’s innovation rules were forged in a world that paid little attention to sustainability, where profit was separate from this higher purpose. Yet the disruptive nature of sustainability must surely change the way we innovate too. We must continue to reinvent our innovation processes to ensure it is fit for a changing world, in the five ways highlighted here.