Category: Digital

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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

Posted in Build Capability, Consumer Innovation, Design, Digital, Disruption, Product Innovation | 1 Comment

New platforms often start out as a toy, but that shouldn’t blind us to new capabilities that can either propel us forward or run us over. We will have to adapt our perspectives and our skills or risk becoming irrelevant. Continue reading

Posted in Digital, Innovation, Social Media, collaboration | 4 Comments

MNC face an additional challenge to ideation: communication across language barriers. Here are three strategies to consider when facing this reality. Continue reading

Posted in Digital, Innovation, Management | 1 Comment

There’s lot of discussion now about “big data” and “open data”. I’ve hunted stories from Britain and Japan that fall into three groups: using patterns in visitor behaviour to redesign their experience; using social data and peer benchmarking to help individuals; and using crowdfunding to measure demand for innovative new products. Distilling takeaways and twists on each set of stories, I suggest four principles for working with data that relate to curiosity, empathy and generosity. Continue reading

Posted in Case Study, Digital, Innovation, Processes & Tools, Social Media | 5 Comments
What’s So Great About Oscar?

As I was looking for a new health insurance policy recently, I started searching for Obamacare, and the result in the first position came up with something called Oscar. I have vaguely remembered seeing the name somewhere… ah! An ad on NYC subway! I clicked through to fill out a form of about 10 questions that, to my great surprise.. Continue reading

Posted in Change, Consumer Innovation, Digital, Disruption, Health/Healthcare, Innovation, Technology | 2 Comments
Leni Sloane, Laurie Meadoff, Derrick Ashong

The Editors Pick this week is Derrick Ashong’s Take Back the Mic: World Cup of Hip Hop – a global competition for musically inclined youth and their fans. From Ghana originally, Ashong understands that the most powerful way for global youth to find their own powerful original voices is to (have them) Take Back the Mic. This is an IndieGoGo campaign worth checking out and funding. Continue reading

Posted in Competitions, Design, Digital, Disruption, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Experience Innovation, The Economy, education | 2 Comments

If you ever have lived in the tropics you know of the arrival of the monsoons. Skies darken, clouds gather, often thunder and lightning combine, the wind picks up and the rain ‘announces’ its arrival in sheer torrents of heavy, drenching, wave-upon-wave of unrelenting force. A Digital Tsunami? Continue reading

Posted in Business Models, Digital, Innovation | 1 Comment