5 ways for public sector leaders to accelerate innovation in 2018

5 ways for public sector leaders to accelerate innovation in 2018

Different approaches that can help to further advance the way ideas are sourced, shared, scoped and shepherded through the innovation process, so that public sector organizations can improve the yield of ideas moving through their...

01/25/18

No more Post-It’s: The case for software in your digital innovation sessions

No more Post-It’s: The case for software in your digital innovation sessions

Great ideation software should be almost “invisible” when in use so the focus becomes almost exclusively on the ideas and their merits.

01/12/18

4 strategic themes for digital transformation in 2018

4 strategic themes for digital transformation in 2018

With so much focus on specific trends and technologies in the world of digital transformation, it’s often valuable to step back and make sure you can see the forest for the trees.

12/19/17

How digital is helping the RNLI to save lives at sea

How digital is helping the RNLI to save lives at sea

Every day of every year, people of all backgrounds get into danger in the water. Here's how the Royal National Lifeboat Institution employs “digital” to support a very important and highly-specific mission – that of saving lives at...

11/01/17

Platform business models: 4 key steps for implementation

Platform business models: 4 key steps for implementation

Platform business models are a very different animal from traditional IT projects, they often involve the entire company and require multiple business units to come together and stay in close alignment.

10/31/17

The evolving role of the Chief Digital Officer

The evolving role of the Chief Digital Officer

What started as a role close to that of the CMO has now evolved into something far-more expansive – reaching into corporate strategy, innovation, technology and operations. More than ever, visionary CIOs are in an excellent position...

09/14/17

Bitcoin lessons from the California gold rush

Bitcoin lessons from the California gold rush

We’re at the beginning of another “Kodak moment” as the world shifts more and more towards bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. As the world transforms, the lessons from the California gold rush may help you put your best foot (or shovel)...

08/18/17

Assessing your organization’s digital transformation maturity

Assessing your organization’s digital transformation maturity

While there are perennial capabilities and skills that are required for business success – investment, leadership, culture, change management, governance – digital transformation requires new capabilities that organizations need to...

08/15/17

Assessing your organization’s digital transformation maturity

Assessing your organization’s digital transformation maturity

While there are perennial capabilities and skills that are required for business success (e.g. investment, leadership, culture, change management and governance), digital transformation requires new capabilities that organizations...

08/04/17

4 key techniques for continuous improvement in corporate innovation

4 key techniques for continuous improvement in corporate innovation

There's a lot of attention paid to how to design and implement corporate innovation programs, but not how to effectively operate these programs and capabilities in a sustainable way.

05/11/17

4 considerations for navigating 'innovation antibodies' and 'innovation theater'

4 considerations for navigating 'innovation antibodies' and 'innovation theater'

Many innovation leaders need to carefully navigate the waters between too much resistance to innovation from corporate antibodies and, conversely, too much enthusiasm for innovation from those wishing to put on theater.

05/03/17

Digital sustainability: Digital transformation’s next big opportunity

Digital sustainability: Digital transformation’s next big opportunity

It’s time to think about how we can reduce our environmental “exhaust” through new digitally-sustainable business models and processes.

02/21/17

6 ways the digital-physical blur is affecting your money

6 ways the digital-physical blur is affecting your money

The banking industry as well as the high-tech industry is continuing to experiment with the art of the possible, particularly around the digital-physical blur of payments and redesigned business processes. After more than 65 years of...

01/18/17

5 digital business predictions for 2017

5 digital business predictions for 2017

While discrete technology trends often get all the attention in New Year's lists, this coming year will be highlighted by organizations taking a more holistic focus on digital transformation with an increasing number of "world-firsts"...

12/09/16

Platform business models: A primer

Platform business models: A primer

Platform business models can be a powerful ecosystem for value exchange and innovation. Here is a primer on the definition and benefits of platform business models and some go-forward strategy recommendations for executives and...

10/26/16

The future of innovation management software

The future of innovation management software

Today, the market for innovation management software is highly fragmented and centered on the idea-management portion of the innovation life cycle. Here are five areas where today's software needs to evolve over the next few years to...

09/07/16

The IoT past, present and future
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The IoT past, present and future

Professor Sanjay Sarma is best known for his ground-breaking work with Kevin Ashton and David Brock in co-founding the MIT Auto-ID Center. It was during this period back in 1999 that the term “Internet of Things” was coined and...

06/02/16

Blockchain’s split personality: Digital disruption or digital distraction?

Blockchain’s split personality: Digital disruption or digital distraction?

When deluged with so much information, and stark differences in opinion, it’s worth looking at the facts and formulating a go-forward approach which is appropriate for blockchain’s relative maturity in the market and your...

05/13/16

Digital business ecosystems and platforms: 5 new rules for innovators

Digital business ecosystems and platforms: 5 new rules for innovators

Just as there's a dominant technology platform for digital business, comprised of a set of foundational emerging and disruptive technologies, there's also a dominant new business model emerging in the form of digital business...

03/21/16

3 steps to a lean innovation workshop

3 steps to a lean innovation workshop

If you're managing any aspect of innovation for your organization, particularly innovation workshops or other initiatives in support of targeted ideation, here are some steps to ensure your activities pass -- and even exceed -- the...

02/12/16

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