The market is littered with examples of companies who have had their core business disrupted by innovations from competitors. A key lesson from observing these businesses is that organizations that are able to consistently fend off new entrants and maintain their success must constantly transform or reinvent themselves. One of the hallmarks of such organizations… Read More Why organizations should start design thinking
By Coenie Middel CA(SA) To large companies, creating new businesses is the challenge of the day. Because of maturing technologies and ageing product portfolios, a new imperative is clear: Companies must create, develop, and sustain innovative new businesses. Innovation. It seems like everyone is talking about it these days. And rightly so, but the realities… Read More The challenge of corporate entrepreneurship
ICAEW is holding a virtual conference on 15 May 2018, supporting finance professionals on a journey that addresses the impact of digital disruption on the profession.
By Shane Schick Instead of waiting for lightning to strike, smart companies are creating systems to cultivate innovation throughout their ranks. About a year ago, software maker Intuit brought a group of VIP customers, industry analysts and media to a New York loft-style art gallery for a tour of its latest products and early-stage concepts.… Read More Companies Make Cultivating Creativity a Priority
Tech hubs, clusters of innovation, are growing. Bangalore is home to IT incubator Electronics City and is adding biotech innovation. in the Beijing suburbs Zhongguancun employs more than half a million people in the tech sector. Tel Aviv has more VC interest per start-up than similar businesses in Europe. And Berlin wants to turn its… Read More Tech Hubs Attract Venture Capital Around the Globe