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The world might have stopped but your innovation doesn’t have to

BYLINE – Take stock to refresh your strategic technology plans and investments.In only six eventful but long weeks it might seem that the world has stopped. The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 has forced business and society ...

Rob Munro
14 May

The world might have stopped but your innovation doesn’t have to

BYLINE – Take stock to refresh your strategic technology plans and investments.In only six eventful but long weeks it might seem that the world has stopped. The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 has forced business and society ...

Rob Munro
14 May

Any road will take you there: Strategic Roadmapping for the destination you need

Simon is a VP of innovation for a large equipment manufacturer supplying the rail sector and is charged with building new momentum into the product pipeline in the next 7 years. But the link between new technologies and the commercial gains ...

Rob Munro
06 May

The immediate shift in work and social norms needs innovation

Being in a personal crisis is one thing, but being in a global one is a whole lot different. So much is totally out of your control. You can rant and rave at some of the decisions have been made, ...

Paul Hobcraft
20 Apr

Seeking out knowledge that feeds our innovations

The more we embrace change and recognize innovation demands more of our time, the more we must seek out knowledge that ‘feeds’ innovation. And the more we ‘push’ for learning, the greater chance we have of ...

Paul Hobcraft
19 Mar

Politics, Economics and Climate need to come together

In the last few months, I have got increasingly nervous about where we are NOT going on climate changeI have never before published one article on each of my three posting sites. This post I just had to. It ...

Paul Hobcraft
03 Mar

Cracking the complexity code

There was a good article within the McKinsey Quarterly published way back in 2007 entitled “Cracking the complexity code,” written by three authors Suzanne Heywood, Jessica Spungin, and David Turnbull. It still has a lot of relevancy in my ...

Paul Hobcraft
07 Feb

Recognizing different innovating capabilities to develop and grow

A firm’s ordinary capabilities are the ones that enable us to perform efficiently and effectively, those essential routines and practices that often require having a high level of technical need supporting these activities.In contrast, dynamic capabilities are ...

Paul Hobcraft
23 Jan

Peeling away the layers of your innovation reality

So do we have a clear understanding of where we are in our current innovation capabilities?We have to establish a way to map our ‘terrain of innovation reality’ is not just how we are performing but what ...

Paul Hobcraft
13 Jan

Understanding the Innovation Landscape needed for Enabling Technologies in the World’s Energy Transition

During this September to November 2019 period, I deliberately chose to have a 100% focus on the energy transition that the world is committing to as an undertaking, of reversing the rising global climate temperatures through a shift from fossil fuels to ...

Paul Hobcraft
12 Dec

Conversational AI and The Future of Marketing: How Much Can We Predict

Conversational marketing is a feedback-based promotional strategy that seeks to improve customer engagement, cultivate customer loyalty, increase customer count, and ultimately generate more revenue. The idea behind conversational marketing is that listening to what your customers are actually saying is ...

Micheal Deane
03 Dec

Conversational AI and The Future of Marketing: How Much Can We Predict

Conversational marketing is a feedback-based promotional strategy that seeks to improve customer engagement, cultivate customer loyalty, increase customer count, and ultimately generate more revenue. The idea behind conversational marketing is that listening to what your customers are actually saying is ...

Micheal Deane
03 Dec