Innovation and building a Next Generation Organisation

All over the world, organisations are emerging from hibernation, once again stretching their limbs and flexing their corporate muscles ready for a post-recession drive for the future. But whilst hibernating, hunkering down and minimising risk in an effort to survive, the world and customers continued to move on at an ever-increasing pace. Continue reading

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What would life be without lists, I would be bored, life would be colorless. It was only time before innovation got its lists, or rather a list called the Global Innovation Index. Continue reading

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Combating the Dark Side of Technology (Part 2)

Earlier this week in Combating the Dark Side of Technology (Part 1), I made the case that we’ll only be able to overcome the dark side of technology by re-integrating passion and profession. But this is only the first step. If this is all we do, we’ll be doomed to lives of frustration and discontent. Continue reading

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Recently, a client of ours asked us to recommend a structure to integrate design competency into their organization. We performed a quick audit of existing structures. From this audit, we developed this graphic that associates structural integration to role of design and impact to business. Continue reading

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The 21 Coolest Internet Of Things Gadgets

This presentation introduces the 21 coolest internet of things gadgets – connected smart devices you would want to own. Continue reading

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More and more people want to build a company in Berlin, and if it fails, well, it’s OK. Let’s discover two Berliner hot-spots which support innovation: Axel Springer Plug & Play and Ideas, and Berlin Partner Continue reading

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Innovate With Purpose - Idea Prioritization

Ideation and idea management pack the front end of the New Product Development (NPD) funnel with a wealth of viable concepts. One of the toughest processes in innovation is idea prioritization. Idea prioritization is about how you invest your company’s product development resources. Continue reading

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