Category: Build Capability

The website Kickstarter has proven itself to be an amazing example of how an individual’s idea can grow into something big and successful. Kickstarter has imparted three key lessons that any organization can take to heart when it comes to crowdsourcing ideas from their employees. Continue reading

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Richard Hughes-Jones

I picked up my copy of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey the other day. I remembered that one of Covey’s principles was to begin with the end in mind and I’ve been doing some detailed thinking recently about what my own end is, so to speak. It struck me that there’s some useful lessons in the book about how to grow a business in 2015. Continue reading

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When the realisation comes that innovation needs to be strengthened, the temptation is often to import a system that will solve all your problems. But innovation needs more than this. This post dives into some key elements to this structure. Continue reading

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Matthew Griffin sits down with the CTO of one of Europe’s largest utilities to understand what advice he’d give a Twentieth Century organisation trying to inject Twenty First Century DNA into their organisation. Continue reading

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deepak

Is it a phone? A camera? A GPS device? A movie player? A book reader? A gaming device? When thinking of smartphones the answer could be one of these, a combination thereof or all of them. It depends on the perspective of the user. Continue reading

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“Entrepreneurs are using a new ‘Technocratic Democracy’ to create multi-billion dollar organisations faster than ever before; and legacy multi-nationals are finding themselves having to transform and rebuild their businesses in ‘mid flight’ in order to compete.” Continue reading

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There have been written been articles on how to organize innovation within the corporate environment of larger companies. However, still few companies actually manage to successfully launch and maintain their ROI; the Return on Innovation. Continue reading

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