Strategies

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    5 Ways to Innovate Your Company’s Cash Flow

    November 22, 2017 | By:

    Good cash flow is essential to any business, no matter the size or sector, and we know that to maintain a healthy bank balance, it is important that cash outflow is smaller than cash inflow. Balancing is just one part of the equation, however – let’s take a look at a few ways to innovate your company’s cash flow.

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    What are Circular Business Models (CBM)?

    November 16, 2017 | By:

    Shortly, the demands and needs of approximately nine billion people will be about three times the current resources. At this time challenges will accelerate for the deficiencies of resources and enormous production of waste. Circular Business Models (CBM) is the solution for not only improving resource management and decreasing waste production but also reducing costs and expanding firm performance.

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    How Innovative Brands Cut through the Commerce Cacophony

    October 31, 2017 | By:

    Three principles to navigate the blurring lines of retail, content, and new product development to simultaneously solve for consumer and commercial needs.

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    Do Startups Need Auditing Early On?

    October 26, 2017 | By:

    Running a business is a complicated process, especially considering all the paperwork, accounting and financial statements which need to constantly be managed.

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    How do we Replace Plastics? Innovation Needed

    October 26, 2017 | By:

    With all the concern about plastics polluting our oceans it is time to think seriously about innovating with packaging.

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    Global Expansion – The First Things You Should Consider

    October 17, 2017 | By:

    Taking an innovation, product or other service global has many advantages, but also throws up many challenges. Overcome the challenges and what you are likely to see is a more robust and profitable concern – but get it wrong and you are likely to incur some losses and potentially damage your business.

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    Design Thinking: the Road Towards Innovation

    October 11, 2017 | By:

    Design thinking is methodology that combines creativity and logic to improve operations, products, and decision-making. Its iterative cycle identifies a need or opportunity and ultimately improves profitability by adding to your knowledge, and boosting productivity.

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    Innovative Ideas for Combining Traditional and Digital Marketing

    October 10, 2017 | By:

    In 2010, Pepsi invested millions of dollars in the “Pepsi Refresh Project,” moving their entire marketing strategy to social media. The campaign was, of course, widely promoted via online networking channels and, in the beginning, it seemed like a huge success.

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    Here’s Why Consistency is Your Greatest Asset

    September 18, 2017 | By:

    Whether you’re an executive, a manager, or part of the team handling day-to-day operations, you’ve probably thought more than once about what you bring to the table within your organization. What do you feel is your greatest asset? Chances are, consistency never tops the list—but perhaps it should.

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    How Innovative Social Media Campaigns Can Boost Your Brand Exposure

    September 13, 2017 | By:

    Increasing brand visibility and exposure is something that can really make all the difference, because no matter how good and unique your product or service is, you won’t have too much success if you don’t promote it through social media platforms.

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    How will Your Organization Prepare for Extreme Scenarios?

    August 14, 2017 | By:

    A BISS-project powered by the Service Science Factory

    Rapid changes in technology, customer needs and society forces large organizations to constantly adapt to a changing context in order to remain relevant. Organizations therefore need to shift their strategy from a reactive to a pro-active approach, or in other words, they need to anticipate the future to prepare for it. Developing extreme scenarios paints a picture of the future and poses the opportunity for organizations to prepare for upcoming challenges and to make use of new opportunities.

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    7 Ways Startups can Foster Innovation through Sustainability

    August 3, 2017 | By:

    Here’s a spoiler: 90% of all startups fail. The 10% that make it have one thing in common – they all are bringing in innovation through sustainability. These startups are all about evolving by providing faster results with less wastage. It’s a never ending process of innovating for the present and future generations.

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    How do You Develop Standards for Innovation Management?

    July 24, 2017 | By:

    ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with members in 163 different countries. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that assist particularly in facilitating international trade.

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    How Open Innovation Can Be Used in the Financial Sector

    July 5, 2017 | By:

    In a recent article, The Financial Brand discussed the biggest threats to the financial and banking industry. They included a long list of everything from profitability to making good hiring decisions. However, we thought that there were a few problems that could be particularly fruitful when applied to open innovation systems.

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    How to Make Your Business More Innovative

    June 30, 2017 | By:

    Are you trying to think of ways to make your business more innovative? Innovation has become a vital part of success for business. Technology has made it easy to expand globally, reach a larger target audience and significantly boost profits, but it’s also brought a lot more competition. This means that to keep up, businesses need to ensure they’re innovative and capable of consistently delivering new and exciting products and services.

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