20 10, 2016

Communication is key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success

By |October 20th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival hammers the point home that innovation is the key to your company’s survival—in other words, “innovate or die.” The recently published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation teaches readers how to implement an organized work culture of innovation in [...]

20 10, 2016

This heartbreaking short film by two guys from PIXAR shows animation isn’t just for kids

By |October 20th, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

When people think of Pixar, they usually think of family-friendly cartoons like Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc and Toy Story. Well, two animators from the world's most successful digital animation studio want to change your opinion on just what stories digital animations can tell. "Borrowed Time" , video shown above, is an animated short film, directed [...]

20 10, 2016

First look at Nintendo’s new games console: The Nintendo Switch

By |October 20th, 2016|Curiosity|0 Comments

Nintendo just released a trailer for its next generation console, which now finally has a name: The Nintendo Switch. After the phenomenal success of the Wii, Nintendo still has around $10 billion of cash reserves in the bank. However, their failure to convince customers of the capabilities and values of their follow-up system, the WiiU, [...]

14 10, 2016

How China’s Shenzhen became the world capital of hardware innovation

By |October 14th, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

When people talk about innovative cities, most people think of Silicon Valley near San Francisco, Berlin, London or Singapore. But hardly anyone usually thinks of anywhere in China. Most people still think of China as a technology copycat, stealing intellectual property and designs from western companies and producing inferior but cheaper knock-offs. Yet what most [...]

6 10, 2016

Did you know: Some people are born without an imagination?

By |October 6th, 2016|Creativity|0 Comments

One of the most important skills for any creative person is that of visualisation. Whether it is remembering a specific image, like a sunset, your lover's face or the goal scored by Didier Drogba against Everton, there is something special about being able to picture something in your mind's eye. However, new research is telling us [...]

6 10, 2016

Now is the Time to Think Like an Innovator

By |October 6th, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

It seems that innovation is now an imperative for every company and every CEO. Leaders all stress the importance of agility, entrepreneurship and innovation in their organisations yet most of them are frustrated by slow progress. What can we do to boost our lateral thinking and creativity? How can we and our teams become the [...]

23 09, 2016

Why I have a problem with the Global Innovation Index

By |September 23rd, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

INSEAD Business School, along with Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organisation have just released their analysis of the world's most innovative countries for 2016. Together, this is called the Global Innovation Index and aims to objectively measure several dozen indicators to assess which countries are comparatively more innovative than others. You may have seen graphics [...]

23 09, 2016

How Hollywood turns this vehicle into any car you can think of using CGI

By |September 23rd, 2016|Curiosity|0 Comments

You probably know about green screen, and how film and TV studios use it to create computer-generated images for you favorite blockbusters. But did you know that a lot of the cars you see on screen, on TV and especially in commercials might be computer-generated as well? In the above video from WIRED, we take [...]

16 09, 2016

Leaders agree: Creativity will be 3rd most important work skill by 2020

By |September 16th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

According to a new report from the World Economic Forum, it is clear that creativity at work is going to be one of the most important and in-demand skills in the next 5 years. In fact, it is going to be the third most important skill overall. This comes from a new Forum report, The [...]

16 09, 2016

This video shows how bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics

By |September 16th, 2016|Curiosity|1 Comment

One of the most pressing concerns in medical innovation is how to address the problem of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. There are regular news updates about diseases that are becoming resistant to traditional drugs, such as MRSA and even Super Gonnoreah. Harvard Medical School just released the video above to showcase a recent experiment [...]

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