innovation

29 10, 2019

Podcast S3E44: Jesse Nieminen – Innovation software needs to work alongside culture

By |2019-10-29T22:40:46+11:00October 29th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode, we speak with Jesse Nieminen, Co-Founder of Innovation Software company Viima. We talk about how companies can improve their innovation cultures, and how software is only part of the solution. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:00 - The story of the Viima innovation management platform 00:03:30 - The issue which large companies have [...]

23 10, 2019

The Age of Innovation is Here to Stay, Are You Prepared for It?

By |2019-10-23T22:59:46+11:00October 23rd, 2019|Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

The Personal Computer and the Internet have, without a doubt, revolutionized business in the last 25 years. For most of us, it’s now impossible to think of the business world without all of the technology and the services built on top of these two innovations. Yet, what if these innovations are just teaser of what [...]

25 09, 2019

Podcast S2E40: Ray Fleming – How Microsoft reignited their innovation mindset

By |2019-09-25T19:55:42+11:00September 25th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode, we speak with Ray Fleming, the Higher Education Director for Microsoft Australia. We speak about how Microsoft went from losing its status as a worldwide innovator to rediscovering what it takes for innovation to succeed at a large, well-established company. Topics discussed in this episode: 00:01:30 - How to connect technology to [...]

17 09, 2019

Podcast S2E39: Bem Le Hunte – How we need to innovate our university education system

By |2019-09-17T23:24:35+11:00September 17th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode, we speak with Bem Le Hunte about her interesting new university curriculum designed to enhance the creativity and innovativeness of her students. Bem is the founding course director for the Bachelors of Creative Intelligence and Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney. Topics discussed in this episode: 00:01:15 - Why education of [...]

28 08, 2019

Top 1000 companies that spend the most on Research & Development (charts and analysis)

By |2019-08-28T16:50:42+11:00August 28th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

Introduction Top 1000 Companies which spend the most on R&D Industries which spend the most on R&D R&D Spend by country Fortune 500 list and their R&D spending Conclusions Methodology Introduction One of the key indicators of how much a company supports innovation is how much they spend on Research & Development (R&D). In this [...]

12 08, 2019

How your company strategy may be sabotaging your innovation ambition

By |2019-08-12T20:22:00+11:00August 12th, 2019|Inspiration|0 Comments

As someone who works for a strategy consultancy, it becomes clear that for most companies, there is a disconnect between what they say their strategy is, and how they actually behave. This can have a profound impact on the likely success rates of innovation in those companies. I recently rewatched the excellent TEDx talk by [...]

8 07, 2019

Innovation-Led Transformation: delivering the next, now

By |2019-07-08T20:07:04+11:00July 8th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

Everyone knows instinctively that innovation feels risky, especially compared to large, established transformation projects (like IT implementations or operational restructuring). Yet how risky is innovation actually? According to research by Deloitte’s Doblin practice, in the majority of companies, only one in 25 innovation projects actually provides a tangible return on investment. That means that 96% [...]

20 06, 2019

Corona releases Fit Packs: Beer cans that link together

By |2019-06-20T17:31:13+11:00June 20th, 2019|Curiosity|1 Comment

The Mexican Beer manufacturer Corona has found an innovative new solution to the problem of plastic packaging which holds packs of beer together. They have redesigned their beer cans so that the top and bottom have a semi-screw mechanism, allowing cans to be "locked together" and carried like a tube. Allegedly the system is strong [...]

16 06, 2019

Podcast S2E37: Duncan Wardle – The former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney

By |2019-06-16T19:40:09+11:00June 16th, 2019|Podcasts|1 Comment

Today, we are speaking with the former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, Duncan Wardle. Can you imagine a job title more closely related to creativity than that? We speak about what it takes for companies to become more innovative, how ideas are developed at Disney and Pixar, and why companies need to embrace [...]

8 04, 2019

Is Busyness getting in the way of your Business?

By |2019-04-08T21:50:06+11:00April 8th, 2019|Inspiration|0 Comments

In today's generation, there is so much pressure to "hustle" (what some people call Entrepreneurial Porn), that it is leading people to believe you need to be constantly busy in order to be successful. However, this mindset is literally killing thousands of people each year, and is not actually helping them do their best work. [...]

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